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Cover art to come 9780007517954 NORTHANGER ABBEY (SOFT COVER) JANE AUSTEN HARPER UK S$22.00 CLS

9780007500222 HER DARK CURIOSITY (Soft Cover) MEGAN SHEPHERD HARPER UK S$18.00 FAN

9781455528424 DOWNFALL (Soft Cover) JEFF ABBOTT HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$15.00 GF

To coincide with the launch of The Austen Project this is a pocketsized hardback collection of Jane Austen's timeless novels - perfect for Austen fans everywhere. 'Northanger Abbey! These were thrilling words, and wound up Catherine's feelings to the highest point of ecstasy.' Considered the most light-hearted and satirical of Austen's novels, Northanger Abbey tells the story of an unlikely young heroine Catherine Morland.

Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this tantalizing sequel to Megan Shepherd's gothic suspense novel, The Madman's Daughter, explores the hidden natures of those we love and how far we'll go to save them from themselves. To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it. Back in London after her trip to Dr. Moreau's horrific island, Juliet is rebuilding the life she once knew and trying to forget her father's legacy.

9780007494491 HARM’S REACH 9 (EXPORT EDITION) (Soft Cover) ALEX BARCLAY HARPER UK S$26.00 GF

She is a good mother. She will do what she must to ensure that her daughter Diana has a perfect life, just as perfect as the one they've led for the past seven years.

FBI Agent Ren Bryce finds herself entangled in two seemingly unrelated mysteries. But the past has a way of echoing down the years and finding its way into the present. FBI Agent Ren Bryce finally seems to have found balance. She's taking her medication, seeing her therapist and thinking about moving in with her boyfriend. But when she and her boss discover a pregnant woman shot to death inside an abandoned car, Ren finds herself embroiled in a case that will drag her into emotional turmoil and put her best friend in mortal danger.

No matter who has to die.

Cover art to come 9780007529711 THIS IS THE LIFE (Soft Cover) ALEX SHEARER HARPER UK S$26.00 GF Even when you have received a death sentence, you still have to live..."Life just seems like a big party sometimes, at which we all gradually get edged to the door, and then we are out in the cold. But the party continues without us..." This is the story of Louis, who never quite fitted in, and of his younger brother who always tagged along. Two brothers on one final journey together, wading through the stuff that is thicker than water. Tenderhearted, at times achingly funny, This is the Life is a moving testimony to both the resilience of the human spirit and to the price of strawberries.

9781451650891 THE UNWELCOMED CHILD (Soft Cover) V.C ANDREW SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 GF My mother had looked into the face of evil so many times she knew what it was. It was me. I was born without a soul. . . . Elle Edwards grew up believing that because of her mother’s sinful ways she was born without a soul; that’s why she was abandoned and left in the care of Grandmother Myra and Grandfather Prescott, who try to ensure her evil will not infect them— by raising her in a virtual prison. Because her days are occupied with homeschooling, strict religious studies, and vigorous housekeeping in their upstate New York home, Elle knows practically nothing of the outside world, even as she emerges as a young woman with impressive artistic talent.

9780007464197 EAST END ANGEL KAY BRELLEND (Soft Cover) HARPER UK S$16.00 GF

9780007479405 THIRD PIG DETECTIVE AGENCY :THE COMPLETE CASEBOOK (Soft Cover) HARPER UK S$16.00 GF

Two sisters living in London's tough East End ...will Jennifer and Kathy be tough enough to survive? Katherine and Jennifer Finch are like chalk and cheese: Katherine is a midwife, dedicating her life to helping others - and Jennifer is a prostitute. Leaving home age 15, Jennifer must learn to live on her wits in London's notorious East End. Soon, however, she is battling drink and drugs, and is pregnant with a child. Her labour is nearly fatal, but her sister steps in to save the day. Kathy continues to tend to the poor of the East End and help her sister - and she of all people knows that the society that Jennifer keeps is damaging her.

The collected hard-boiled cases of nursery rhyme-noir with Detective Harry Pigg. Harry Pigg, the only surviving brother from the Big Bad Wolf attacks, has set up business as a private detective in Grimmtown, only things aren't going too well. Down on his luck, with bills to pay and no clients in sight the outlook is poor. But when your next customers are going to include local businessman Aladdin, the wife of Father Christmas and Little Miss Muffet, what follows is a hard-boiled casebook of nursery rhyme-noir - full of fairy tale villains, plenty of red herrings, a few close shaves, a couple of punch ups and some very clever twists indeed.


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9780786031825 TIME OF ATTACK (Soft Cover) MARC CAMERON KENGSINTON PUBLISHING S$17.00 GF Special agent Jericho Quinn, hell bent on finding the sniper who attacked his family, steps into an even bigger, and deadlier, conspiracy: a secret cabal of elite assassins embedded throughout the globe. Infecting the very fabric of the free world. Exterminating targets with cold, silent precision. For Quinn, it's as insidious as the virus that claims new victims each day - and he plans to wipe it off the face of the earth...

9780743424110 HOLLYWOOD DIVORCES (Soft Cover) JACKIE COLLINS SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 GF

9780007387021 THE CHEMICAL GARDEN (3)SEVER (Soft Cover) LAUREN DESTEFANO HARPER UK S$18.00 GF

9780552777100 MONSTER’S LAMENT (Soft Cover) ROBERT EDRIC TRANSWORLD S$20.00 GF

In her most scandalously titillating novel since the #1 bestselling "Hollywood Wives, " internationally renowned author Jackie Collins once again takes her readers behind the scenes and into the bedrooms of Hollywood's glamorous world of superstardom, where narcissism is a virtue, and fidelity means not sleeping with anyone less attractive than your spouse. Leaving her readers to guess

The third and final novel in Lauren DeStefano's breathtaking dystopian romance series, The Chemical Garden Trilogy Time is running out for Rhine. With less than three years left until the virus claims her life, Rhine is desperate for answers. Having escaped torment at Vaughn's mansion, she finds respite in the dilapidated home of her husband's uncle, an eccentric inventor who hates Vaughn almost as much as Rhine does.

April 1945. While the Allied Forces administer the killing blow to Nazi Germany, at home London's teeming underworld of black marketeers, pimps, prostitutes, conmen and thieves prepare for the coming peace. But the man the newspapers call the English Monster, the selfprocaimed Antichrist, Aleister Crowley, is making preparations for the future too: for his immortality. For Crowley's plan to work, he has to depend upon one of London's Most Wanted, ambitious gangland boss Tommy Fowler, who, presiding over a crumbling empire, can still get you anything you want - for a price.

Cover art to come 9780007492336 HUNTED (Soft Cover) PAUL FINCH HARPER UK S$16.00 GF Brace yourself for another heartstopping thriller from #1 bestseller Paul Finch. Across the south of England, a series of bizarre but fatal accidents are taking place. A local businessman is burnt alive in his car, two thieves are bitten to death by poisonous spiders, and a driver is impaled through the chest with scaffolding. Accidents do happen but as the body count rises Detective Mark 'Heck' Heckenburg suspects that there is something far more sinister at play. Who is hunting these people down and can Heck stop the killer before they stage the grisliest 'accident' of all?

9780007555376 EVERY SINGLE MINUTE (Soft Cover) HUGO HAMILTON HARPER UK S$26.00 GF

9780857521088 BALANCING ACT (Soft Cover) JOANNA TROLLOPE S$28.00 GF

'...I have friends and family, I am in this wonderful country, I have money, there is nothing much wrong with me except I am dying.' 'Every Single Minute' is a novel by inspired by the force of honesty - a moving portrait of an Irish writer dying of cancer. Visiting Berlin for the first and last time, she is remembered, in prose of arresting directness, by the book's narrator. Touring the city, Una strives still to understand the tragic death of her younger brother.

Susie Moran is a success. She has founded and run her own highly profitable company, and now her three daughters are all involved in the business. Rooted in the traditions of the Stoke-onTrent potteries, and producing charming, useable objects of distinctive design, Susie is justly proud of her family and her achievement - and has no intention of letting it change.

9780007419920 THE RUNAWAY WOMAN (Soft Cover) JOSEPHINE COX HARPER UK S$26.00 GF Lucy lives a normal life in a normal street. Was she a fool or an angel to want to run away? Lucy Lovejoy married her childhood sweetheart at 16, but since then she's lost a little more of herself with each passing year. Those looking from the outside think she's like any other wife and mother, but there is no warmth or love at the centre of Lucy's family her children have watched their father belittle her for years and are, much to her sadness, following in his footsteps.


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Cover art to come 9780385614221 FALLING FREELY, AS IF IN A DREAM (Soft Cover) LEIF G W PERSSON S$27.00 From the grand master of Scandinavian crime fiction - and one of the best crime writers of our time - a new critically acclaimed novel centered around the unsolved murder of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme in 1986. It's August 2007, and Lars Martin Johansson, chief of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Sweden has opened the files on the unsolved murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme.

9780007524402 DEATH CAN’T TAKE JOKE (Soft Cover) ANYA LIPSKA HARPER UK S$18.00 GF Meet Janusz Kiska: private investigator, 'fixer' and - murderer? The keenly anticipated novel from crime writer Anya Lipska, author of WHERE THE DEVIL CAN'T GO. Meet Janusz Kiska: private investigator, 'fixer' and murderer? Janusz Kiszka is determined to clear his name. One of his oldest friends turned up dead in his doorway, and now the cops are after him.

9780593072318 DON’T STAND SO CLOSE (Soft Cover) LUANA LEWIS TRANSWORLD S$28.00 GF A lingering, compulsive debut novel that will keep you tightly in its grip. What would you do if a young girl knocked on your door and asked for your help? If it was snowing and she was freezing cold, but you were afraid and alone? What would you do if you let her in, but couldn'’t make her leave? What if she told you terrible lies about someone you love, but the truth was even worse? Stella has been cocooned in her home for three years. Severely agoraphobic, she knows she is safe in the stark, isolated house she shares with her husband, Max.

9780007487714 THE TOY TAKER (Soft Cover) LUKE DELANEY HARPER UK S$26.00 GF The third novel in the DI Sean Corrigan series - authentic and terrifying crime fiction with a psychological edge, by an ex-Met detective. Perfect for fans of Mark Billingham, Peter James and Stuart MacBride. Your child has been taken...Snatched in the dead of night from the safety of the family home. There's no sign of forced entry, no one heard or saw a thing. DI Sean Corrigan investigates. He needs to find four-year-old George Bridgeman before abduction becomes murder.

Cover art to come 9780552161978 BORDERLINE (Soft Cover) LIZA MARKLUND TRANSWORLD S$16.00 GF

9780307743763 WOMAN UPSTAIRS (Soft Cover) CLAIRE MESSUD RANDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GF

9780007548811 THE UNAMERICANS (Soft Cover) MOLLY AOTOPOL HARPER UK S$26.00 GF

As the murder spree continues in Stockholm, the police begin to think they have a serial killer on their hands. Meanwhile Annika is dragged into a violent hostage situation in Nairobi that involves her husband – a situation that shakes both Europe and East Africa. The demands from the kidnappers are impossible and unreasonable. But when the demands are rejected, the kidnappers begin to execute the hostages, one by one…

A "New York Times" Notable Book - A "Washington Post "Top Book of the Year - A" Chicago Tribune" Notweorthy Book - A "Huffington Post" Best Book - A "Kirkus" Best Fiction Book Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always on the fringe of other people's achievements. But the arrival of the Shahid family-dashing Skandar, a Lebanese scholar, glamorous Sirena, an Italian artist, and their son, Reza-draws her into a complex and exciting new world.

'The UnAmericans' is a debut story collection of great poise. A former dissident from Communist-era Prague fears his daughter's new play will cast him in an unflattering light. A divorced dry cleaner tries to move on, bemused by his daughter's reawakened faith. A Hollywood actor is imprisoned by the House Un-American Activities Committee and has a fraught reunion with his son. A young Israeli journalist, left unemployed after America's most recent economic crash, begins dating a middle-aged widower. And in the book's final story, a tour

9780857521897 A PLEASURE AND A CALLING (Soft Cover) PHIL HOGAN S$28.00 GF You won't remember Mr Heming. He showed you round your comfortable home, suggested a sustainable financial package, negotiated a price with the owner and called you with the good news. The less good news is that, all these years later, he still has the key. That's absurd, you laugh. Of all the many hundreds of houses he has sold, why would he still have the key to mine? The answer to that is, he has the keys to them all. William Heming's every pleasure is in his leafy community.


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9780316182270 ALPHA (Soft Cover) GREG RUCKA HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$15.00 GF Graphic novel star Greg Rucka's new series featuring ex-Delta Force operative Jad Bell defending the most alarming terrorist target since 9/11: a summer theme park. For the visitors to Wilsonville, the largest theme park in the world, the day began with a smile. By the end, they wonder-will they be able to escape with their lives? Retired Delta Force operator, Master Sergeant Jonathan "Jad" Bell, is Wilsonville's lead undercover security officer.

9780007481200 TREACHERY (Soft Cover) S.J PARRIS HARPER UK S$26.00 GF Perfect for fans of C.J. Sansom and The Name of the Rose, the fourth historical thriller featuring Giordano Bruno, heretic, philosopher and spy. August, 1583. Giordano Bruno, a heretic fleeing the Inquisition, finds a new life working as a spy for Sir Francis Walsingham. Along with his friend, Sir Philip Sidney, Bruno travels to Plymouth on the Queen's behalf. There, they meet Sir Francis Drake, who is preparing to launch a daring expedition against the Spanish, which could turn the tide of war.

9780007148141 THIRTY GIRLS (Soft Cover) SUSAN MINOT HARPER UK S$26.00 GF The long-awaited novel from the best-selling, awardwinning author of ‘Evening’ is a literary tour de force set in war-torn Africa. Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities on behalf of their leader, the despicable Joseph Kony. Her life becomes a constant struggle to survive, to escape, to find a way to live with what she has seen and done.

9780804170703 VERONICA MARS (Soft Cover) ROB THOMAS RANDOM HOUSE S$24.00 GF

9780007486489 MADE IN ESSEX (Soft Cover) LAURA ZIEPE HARPER UK S$16.00 GF

9781455576777 BURN (INTERNATIONAL) (Soft Cover) JULIANNA BAGGOTT HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$24.00 GF

Champagne, cat-fights and a very tricky love triangle ...Life is pretty good for Jade. She's happily settled with her gorgeous boyfriend Sam and the bikini business she's set up with her best friend Kelly is going from strength to strength. You could say that Jade's life is almost too good to be true - at least that's what her old acquaintance Adele thinks and Adele is sick of Jade getting all the attention. But Adele's not too worried - she has a secret - a powerful secret - one that could pull Sam and Jade apart and destroy everything that Jade has worked so hard for. With friendships and relationships falling apart, just how far will Adele go to get what she wants?

Inside the Dome, Patridge has taken his father's place as leader of the Pures. His struggle has led him here, intent upon bringing down the Dome from the inside, with the help of a secret resistance force. But things are not as simple from his new position of power and he finds himself tempted by his father's words: perhaps if the world is to survive it needs the Dome - and Partridge - to rule it...

The first book in an original mystery series featuring twentyeight-year-old Veronica Mars, back in action after the events of "Veronica Mars: The Movie." With the help of old friends--Logan Echolls, Mac Mackenzie, Wallace Fennel, and even Dick Casablancas--Veronica is ready to take on Neptune's darkest cases with her trademark sass and smarts. Final title and cover to be announced.

Cover art to come 9780593068038 HER LAST ASSASSIN (Soft Cover) VICTORIA LAMB TRANSWORLD S$28.00 GF England is facing its gravest threat yet. The Spanish have declared war, and Elizabeth finds herself attacked by sea – and by Catholic conspiracy from within her own court. Master Goodluck goes undercover, tasked with discovering the identity of this secret assassin, leaving his ward Lucy not knowing if the spy is alive or dead. Meanwhile Queen Elizabeth is growing old in a court of troublesome young noblemen, while Lucy is struggling to love a man whose duties lie elsewhere. When the final challenge comes, these two women must be ready to face it. But there is one last surprise in store for both of them…

9781455554287 THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (Soft Cover) ROBERT JAMES WALLER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$15.00 GF If you've ever experienced the one true love of your life, a love that for some reason could never be, you will understand why readers all over the world were so moved by this small, unknown first novel that they made it a publishing phenomenon and #1 bestseller. The story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of Madison County, and Francesca Johnson, the farm wife waiting for the fulfillment of a girlhood dream, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY gives voice to the longings of men and women everywhere-and shows us what it is to love and be loved so intensely that life is never the same again.


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9781401242930 DC: GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIAN VPL.2: BEYOND (Soft Cover) TONY BEDARD RANDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GRP

9781401244064 DC: GREEN LANTERN:NEW GUARDIANS VOL.3: LOVE & DEATH (Soft Cover) TONY BEDARD RANDOM HOUSE S$37.00 GRP

When Green Lantern Kyle Rayner found one of each of the multicolored Lantern rings in his possession, he found himself hunted by some of the most power, diverse and dangerous members of the other Lantern corps. Now the mystery must be put on hold as Odym, the homeworld of the Blue Lanterns, is being attacked by alien conquerors know as The Reach. But betrayed by one of their own, the NEW GUARDIANS uneasy alliance teeters on the edge of destruction.

Tying into the latest Green Lantern event masterminded by comics' hottest writer Geoff Johns, Kyle Rayner and his fellow Ringer bearers must join forces to beat back "The Third Army" and survive "The Wrath of the First Lantern!" Green Lantern Kyle Rayner must master the emotional spectrum itself in order to stand a chance against the Third Army. But even then, a more dangerous threat lurks in the shadows--The First Lantern!

9781401243012 VR: THE UNWRITTEN VOL.6: ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD (Soft Cover) MIKE CAREY RANDOM HOUSE S$25.00 GRP In this eighth volume of the critically-acclaimed new series from the Eisner-nominated creative team, Mike Carey and Peter Gross, Tommy ventures into the land of the dead to find and rescue Lizzie. But the journey through Hades pits Tommy against all kinds of enemies of undead. But none of these encounters prepare him for his meeting with the king -- or for the responsibilities he has to take on for some very familiar damned souls.

9780785151111 CAPTAIN AMERICA: LIVING LEGEND (Soft Cover) ANDY DIGGLE MARVEL S$23.99 GRP When a top-secret orbital research station is dragged from the sky by an unknown alien force, Steve Rogers finds himself caught between two global superpowers on the brink of war! But how does it involve Volkov - a decorated Russian officer he last saw in World War II, who disappeared on an ill-fated lunar mission over forty years ago? As the Russian army mobilizes to lock down the station's remote Siberian crash site, Captain America's mission is to find the survivors and bring them back alive - or silence them forever.

9781401244064 FEARLESS DEFENDERS VOLUME 2 (Soft Cover) CULLEN BUNN MARVEL S$26.99 GRP It's the biggest status quo change to date for the Fearless Defenders...but we're not going to spoil it here! Misty kicked ass in Valkyrie's world, now it's ti me to see how Valkyrie fairs in Misty's. But it's not easy being an Asgardian shieldmaiden especially when your boyfriend's got a chip on his shoulder!

9781401243012 MARVEL UNIVERSE ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN VOLUME 5 (Soft Cover) JOE CARAMAGNA MARVEL S$14.99 GRP Thor: Frog of Thunder?! When Peter Parker discovers that Thor has been transformed into a frog, he must travel to Asgard to save the Nine Realms from Loki's wrath! Then, Spider-Man teams up with X-Man Wolverine to take down the mutant Mesmero...but things get freaky when Mesmero uses his powers to switch the two heroes' personaliti es! And that's only the start of Spidey's woes, as Venom, his most dangerous foe, returns!

9780785166658 IRON MAN VOLUME 1 (Soft Cover) KIERON GILLEN MARVEL S$23.99 GRP

9780785188711 WOLVERINE BY LARRY & MARC SILVESTRI VOLUME 2 (Soft Cover) LARRY HAMA MARVEL S$44.99 GRP

Tony Stark is Iron Man - technological visionary, wealthy playboy, unparalleled engineer and armored Avenger. But now, his armor's most powerful upgrade has become a lethal danger: the techno-virus Extremis is loose! Tony's hunt for the rogue Extremis Units takes him to New Camelot, where he clashes with the Circle mech-knights and dogfights the Russian Black Exoskeleton Academy; to Colombia, where he battles old foes Vibro, Firebrand and the Living Laser; and to Paris' ancient catacombs, where absolute horror awaits -

The Reavers have cooked up their deadliest cyborgs yet: Albert, a mechanical doppelganger of Wolverine - and his partner, the cute widdle Elsie-Dee! But that's just the start of the madness, as Wolverine is targeted by mob enforcers, bodyslammed by a stealth fighter, sucked into the sewers, and savaged by Sabretooth - who somehow came to believe that he is Wolverine's father!


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9780785188711 AVENGERS VOLUME 1 (Soft Cover) JOHNATHAN HICKMAN MARVEL S$29.99 GRP

9781401243319 9781401244095 DC: GREEN LANTERN: WRATH OF DC: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VIBE VOL.1 THE FIRST LANTERN VOL.1 (Soft Cover) GEOFF JOHNS RANDOM HOUSE RANDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GRP S$37.00 GRP

9781401243234 DC: CONSTANTINE VOL.1: THE SPARK AND THE FLAME (Soft Cover) JEFF LEMIRE RANDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GRP

The greatest heroes in comics, together as one unbeatable team! The Avengers "go large," expanding their roster and sphere of influence to a global and even interplanetary level. When Captain America puts out his call, who will respond? The answers will surprise you! The Avengers' first mission takes them to Mars, but the secrets of the Garden lead right back to Earth's Savage Land!

Comics' hottest writer Geoff Johns continues his historic run on one of the best-reviewed and best-selling titles of DC Comics The New 52, GREEN LANTERN, in this crossover event!

One of the most unlikely members of the Justice League of America ever (okay, THE most unlikely) stars in his own title! Vibe will soon discover he's one of the most powerful individuals on Earth. But how did Vibe get his abilities? What is the cost to them? And why does the JLA want him on the team so desperately?

The star of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and HELLBLAZER--the longestrunning Vertigo series--is unleashed in his own DCU title! Liar, cheater, manipulator...John Constantine is all of these, and yet he uses these skills and more to protect the world from the darkest corners of the DC Universe.

9781401242459 DC: JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL.3: THE DEATH OF MAGIC (Soft Cover) JEFF LEMIRE RANDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GRP

9781401244019 DC: BATMAN: DARK VICTORY (NEW EDITION) (Soft Cover) JEPH LOEB RANDOM HOUSE S$30.00 GRP

9781401243852 DC: JLA VOL 4 (Soft Cover) GRANT MORRISON RANDOM HOUSE S$37.00 GRP

Transported to another dimension by the Books of Magic, Tim Hunter and Zatanna awake in a world where magic once ruled in peace until mad scientists banned magic and forced all of the magical creatures underground in exile.

Collecting BATMAN: DARK VICTORY #0-13, this epic continues the story of THE LONG HALLOWEEN. It is early in Batman's crimefighting career, when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham's protectors.

9781401244026 DC:BATMAN: THE BLACK GLOVE (NEW EDITION) (Soft Cover) GRANT MORRISON RANDOM HOUSE S$30.00 GRP Batman receives the shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son, Damian! After violent conflict with Robin and Damian, Batman must teach his son what it means to carry the legacy of Gotham's Dark Knight. Meanwhile, mysterious Batman imposters begin to appear on the streets of Gotham. One of these imposters begins to kill cops, working his way towards Police Commissioner Jim Gordon. But after failing in his pursuit and being captured, Batman falls into a coma and his mind flashes back to a defining adventure in the life of a young Bruce Wayne...the hunt for his parents' killer!

The Wrath of the First Lantern is here as the Green Lanterns battle the Guadians of Oa and the Third Army, but who will win and at what cost? And as First Lantern moves on the brightest of the Corps for his reality altering experiments, we learn the shocking fate of Hal and Sinestro in this must read crossover event!

In this latest trade paperback collecting JLA #36-41, the team is up against a new, deadly Injustice Gang led by Lex Luthor. With Prometheus, the man who almost single-handedly defeated the JLA, as well as the General and Queen Bee, it looks as if the Justice League may lose even if they win.


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9781401245023 VR: THE INVISIBLE BOOK ONE (Soft Cover) GRANT MORRISON RANDOM HOUSE S$45.00 GRP

9781401243029 WE3 (Soft Cover) GRANT MORRISON RAMDOM HOUSE S$22.00 GRP

9780785166559 CAPTAIN AMERICA VOLUME 1 (Soft Cover) RICK REMENDER MARVEL S$29.99 GRP

One of Grant Morrison's most controversial and trippiest and abstract comic book titles! Follow the adventures of The Invisibles, a secret organization out to battle against physical and psychic oppression brought upon humanity by the interdemsional alien gods of the Archons of Outer Church!

Writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely deliver the emotional journey of WE3 - three house pets weaponized for lethal combat by the government - as they search for "home" and ward off the shadowy agency that created them.

Thrust into a bizarre, inhospitable world far from home, the all-new, highadventure, mind-melting, tough-as-nails, sci-fi , pulpfantasy era of Captain America starts NOW! Arnim Zola's ambitions leave Captain America stranded in the upside-down territory known as Dimension Z. With no country and no allies, what's left for the Senti nel of Liberty to protect?

9781401244071 DC: GREEN LANTERN CORPS VOLUME 3: RISE OF THE (Soft Cover) PETER J TOMASI RANDOM HOUSE S$37.00 GRP The Green Lantern Corps face their greatest threat ever when the Guardians deem them obsolete and raise The Third Army, but in doing so they unleash a far most dangerous threat: the First Lantern. Then, in the aftermath of their battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, it's up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and the other survivors to try to put the Corps back together, or decide if there should even BE a Corps anymore. Join Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin for the epic conclusion of their run!

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9780785184799 DAREDEVIL VOLUME 2 (Soft Cover) MARK WAID MARVEL S$52.49 GRP

9780785166474 INDESTRUCTABLE HULK VOLUME 1(Soft Cover) MARK WAID MARVEL S$29.99 GRP

9780785188841 INDESTRUCTABLE HULK VOLUME 3 (Soft Cover) MARK WAID MARVEL S$37.49 GRP

Daredevil and Spider-Man form a shaky alliance with not one, but two Punishers to obtain the invaluable Omega Drive - which contains the power to dismantle an internati onal criminal network. But the plan goes pear-shaped when one hero betrays the group! Then, Daredevil undergoes urgent brain surgery when Ant-Man enters his head to destroy sensory-deprivation robots implanted by Dr. Doom. But when the bots battle back, Ant-Man must fight blind!

Hulk for hire! The Incredible Hulk is an indestructible force of nature, more weapon than man. Bruce Banner is the Hulk's human alter-ego, and the smartest man alive. Combined they are the most powerful, most intelligent weapon on the planet - and now they're both working for the government as Marvel NOW! makes the Hulk an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! Taking on deadly threats including the Mad Thinker, the Quintronic Man and Attuma, Hulk goes from walking W.M.D. to world saver. But even when playing the hero, the Green Goliath is going to do what he does best...SMASH!

Hulk is sent on his most dangerous mission yet, working for a secret subdivision of S.H.I.E.L.D.! After the events of Age of Ultron, history is breaking - and only the Hulk is strong enough to hold it together! It's Hulk vs. the Chronarchists in the last hours before the extinction of the dinosaurs, plus the mystery of the Tomorrow Man...and a team-up between Hulk and Bruce Banner?!

981420130430 NIGHT’S PROMISE (Soft Cover) AMANDA ASHLEY KENGSINGTON PUBLISHING S$15.00 ROM Derek Blackwood is no ordinary vampire. Descended from a bloodline as old as Cleopatra, and blessed with unearthly powers of seduction, he is everything Sheree wished for - and more. When he takes her in his arms, she is powerless. When he kisses her neck, she is his. But when the full moon rises - and passions flare something is unleashed in Derek that he's never felt before. Something wild. Something dangerous. Something no vampire can control or stop...even for the woman he loves.


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FICTION TITLES Feb 2014 ROMANCE

9780007540761 MELTING MS FROST (Soft Cover) KAT BLACK HARPER UK S$16.00 ROM

9780062242518 THE COWBOY OF THE VALENTINE VALLEY (Soft Cover) EMMA CANE HARPER US S$13.00 ROM

9781420117301 BANNON BROTHERS: TRIUMPH (Soft Cover) JANET DAILEY KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$15.00 ROM

9780062240194 ROMANCING THE DUKE: CASTLE EVER AFTER (Soft Cover) TESSA DARE HARPER US S$16.00 ROM

How do you thaw the coldest of hearts? Find out in the sexiest romance to hit the shelves this year. When Aidan Flynn walks into Cluny's Restaurant, he can't take his eyes off his new boss, Annabel Frost. With his heart set on winning her over, Aidan can think of nothing but getting beneath her cold exterior. Known as one of the toughest women in the business, Annabel is impervious to Aidan's many charms. His compelling grey gaze and persuasive Irish lilt do anything but captivate her.

Welcome to Valentine Valley, where the cowboys have many talents and love is waiting around every corner . . . Ever since a heated late-night kiss—that absolutely should not have happened—cowboy Josh Thalberg makes former Hollywood bad girl Whitney Winslow's pulse beat faster. But when she decides to use his gorgeous leatherwork in her new upscale lingerie shop, Leather & Lace, she's determined to keep their relationship strictly professional . . .

Deke Bannon, federal criminal investigator, risks his life just about every damn day - but that doesn't mean he'll let Kelly Johns do the same. A deadly international gang has targeted the gorgeous news anchor for knowing too much and trying to find out more. To protect Kelly, Deke will have to keep her close-no matter how hard she fights him. Good luck with that. Kelly's every instinct tells her she's stumbled across the story of her career.

The Scarecrow has returned to Gotham City, but he's no longer the meek punching bag Batman is used to. The villainous genius has always preyed on the worst fears of his victims, but has refined his legendary fear toxin to even greater effectiveness and deadlier consequences. As the Scarecrow's origin is unfurled, Batman must find out not only how to conquer this dangerous psychopath, but how to beat his own worst fear.

9781451657913 WICKED AFTER MIDNIGHT (Soft Cover) DELILAH S. DAWSON RANDOM HOSUE S$15.00 ROM

9781420134254 TAKE A CHANCE ON ME (Soft Cover) JENNIFER DAWSON KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$13.00 ROM

9781420128093 DARK MOON (Soft Cover) KATE DOUGLAS KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$23.00 ROM

Only rebellious Demi Ward could be bored with her life as a contortionist in Criminy Stain’s magical traveling circus. But being a cabaret star in the City of Light is dangerous . . . especially for an audacious Bludman.

Not ready to return to Chicago and face the music, she accepts hot bartender Mitch Riley's offer to stay at his place. But sharing such close quarters is driving Maddie insane with desire. Mitch thinks he's seen it all - until Maddie strides into his bar in full wedding attire and downs three shots of whiskey. Though the gorgeous knockout seems tough as nails, he also senses her vulnerability. With a troubled past of his own, Mitch has no interest in ties of any kind - yet he can't help falling for Maddie. Now he's got to find a way to convince her to give love a second chance.

After Demi’s best friend, Cherie, is brutally kidnapped en route to Paris by a roving band of masked slavers, passionate highwayman Vale Hildebrand shows up to save the day.

Igmutaka is her Spirit Guide and protector. But Star desires so much more. She wants to take him as her mate. Years away have not diminished her craving for him and so she is returning home, to face the past and experience the exquisite rapture that only one of her kind can give. Despite the passion she and Igmutaka share, Sunny knows she has yet to find her one true mate. And when she comes upon carnage in the forest and sees the massive wolf standing proud before her, she wonders if this is the one who will finally satisfy all her carnal needs...

9781455521975 NOTHING SWEETER (Soft Cover) LAURA DRAKE HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$15.00 ROM A Love as Wild as the West . . . Aubrey Madison is starting over. Leaving Los Angeles and everything behind except the scars of her ruined past, Bree sets out for cowboy country. Now she has a new home, a new job-and a new worry: the ruggedly sexy rancher who makes her long for things she shouldn't . . .


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9780758284044 BURN FOR ME (Soft Cover) CYNTHIA EDEN KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$21.00 ROM

9781420134445 HUNTER (Soft Cover) JACQUELYN FRANK KENSINGTON PUBLISHING S$15.00 ROM

9780062076113 UP FROM THE GRAVE (Soft Cover) JEANIENE FROST HARPER US S$16.00 ROM

Eve Bradley was undercover looking for a story, not a cause. But something about the man they called Subject Thirteen got her involved. The scientists said he was a devil, and they had a decent case: Terrifying power. A bad attitude. And looks that could lead anyone to sin...Cain O'Connor knows the minute he catches her candy scent that Eve could drive him wild. But she's a threat - in a way no one has been for him in years. She's safer away from him, too. But with a powerful conspiracy determined to shut Eve up for good, there's no time to argue.

Tatyana is a modern gal who can handle any crisis, but before she knows what's hit her, she's sensing a hideous threat, not to her but to this man who draws her like a moth to flame. Hunter. "I know things...I saw it." When the attack comes, she is his protection from a diabolical enemy, even as he initiates her into a startling world of magic, sorcery and sensuality. For in a moment of terrifying danger a spark has been struck, and neither can escape the erotic fire to come...

Lately, life has been unnaturally calm for vampires Cat Crawfield and her husband Bones. They should have known better than to relax their guard, because a shocking revelation sends them back into action to stop an all-out war... A rogue CIA agent is involved in horrifying secret activities that threaten to raise tensions between humans and the undead to dangerous heights. Now Cat and Bones are in a race against time to save their friends from a fate worse than death...

9780062219251 THE BRIDE SAYS NO (Soft Cover) CATHY MAXWELL RANDOM HOUSE S$16.00 ROM

9781455599592 FEEL THE HEAT (Soft Cover) KATE MEADER HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$12.00 ROM

New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell returns with a delicious new series, The Brides of Wishmore What happens when a bride says no? He is the bastard son of a duke, arrogant, handsome, a little bit dangerous, and, of course, one of the most sought-after bachelors in London. He is also about to be publically jilted by some chit of a girl! Blake Stephens' pride isn't about to let him be humiliated, so he charges after his bride to the wilds of Scotland, determined to bring her to the altar.

IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE HEAT ...Photographer Lili DeLuca spends all her time working at her family's Italian restaurant, instead of following her dream of getting an MFA. When famous British chef Jack Kilroy unexpectedly challenges her father to a cook-off, Lili decides she's tired of playing it safe and vows to seduce the tempting Brit. But once a video of her and Jack kissing goes viral and her luscious (if voluptuous) butt starts trending on Twitter, Lili fears she's cooked up a recipe for disaster ...Jack Kilroy's celebrity has left him feeling used and used up.

9780062107558 WULFE UNTAMED (Soft Cover) PAMELA PALMER HARPER US S$16.00 ROM They are called Feral Warriors—an elite band of immortals who can change shape at will. Sworn to rid the world of evil, consumed by sorcery and seduction, their wild natures are primed for release . . . The most enigmatic and tortured of the Feral Warriors, Wulfe is haunted by the quiet beauty of a human woman who no longer remembers him. Once a captive of both the Mage and the Ferals, Natalie stole a piece of his heart before he took her memories and sent her safely back to her fiancé. But now the Mage are threatening her again, and Wulfe will risk anything to protect her.

9781451693485 WHEN THE ROGUE RETURNS (Soft Cover) SABRINA JEFFRIES SIMON AND SCHUSTER HARPER US S$15.00 ROM They are the Duke’s Men: an investigative agency born from family pride and irresistible passion, risking their lives—and sometimes their hearts—as they unravel shocking deceptions and scandalous transgressions! Victor Cale never imagined that his sweet, shy bride, Isabella, would use her talent for creating exquisite imitation jewels in a criminal way. But there’s no denying that Isa’s handiwork was used in the brazen heist of the Dutch royal family’s diamonds—after she disappeared into the night.

9781476759005 LOVING CARA (Soft Cover) KRISTEN PROBY SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 ROM In her sizzling new series, USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby sets the stage for a passionate reunion under the breathtaking Montana sky. Cara Donovan’s summer tutoring job is turning out to be a challenge—and not just because of her troubled twelve-year-old student. It’s his uncle Josh who’s the real problem. If problem is the word for an irresistibly cocky, muscle-bound rancher with a taste for tight Levi’s and shameless flirtation. . . .


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9781455523221 DRAGON AWAKENED (Soft Cover) JAIME RUSH SIMON AND SCHUSTER $15.00 ROM

9781455523207 MAGIC POSSESSED (Soft Cover) JAIME RUSH SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 ROM

9781476722351 DISENCHANTED & CO (Soft Cover) LYNN VIEHL SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 ROM

They are the Hidden. Not quite human. Far from normal. And never, ever safe . . . PLAYING WITH FIRE Ruby Salazaar wants answers . . . and revenge. Her uncle has just been murdered before her eyes and the name he utters with his final breath Cyntag - leads Ruby into a world beyond her wildest imaginings. She soon learns that the dark, sexy Cyntag Valeron knows more about her than she does herself.

A sexy and intense series. Jaime Rush has my undivided attention." -Larissa Ione, New York Times bestselling author They are the Hidden. Not quite human. Far from normal. And never, ever safe . . .

In the Provincial Union of Victoriana, a steampunk America that lost the Revolutionary War, Charmian “Kit” Kittredge makes her living investigating crimes of magic. While Kit tries to avoid the nobs of high society, she follows mysteries wherever they lead. Unlike most folks, Kit doesn’t believe in magic, but she can’t refuse to help Lady Diana Walsh, who claims a curse is viciously wounding her while she sleeps. As Kit investigates the Walsh family, she becomes convinced that the attacks are part of a more ominous plot—one that may involve the lady’s obnoxious husband.

9781455574445 FORGOTTEN SINS (Soft Cover) REBECCA ZANETTI HACHETTE BOOK GROUP S$12.00 ROM His Secrets Can Destroy Her From the moment Josie laid eyes on sexy, mysterious Shane Dean, she was in love. Their desire ignited a passionate affair, and within weeks, Shane had slipped a ring on her finger. It seemed her every fantasy was coming true ...until her new husband disappeared without a trace. Now, two years and one broken heart later, Josie is shocked when the hospital calls: Shane has been found ...at a crime scene with no memory of how he got there.

SCIENCE FICTION

9780007482214 CRETAN TEAT (Soft Cover) BRIAN ALDISS HARPER UK S$22.00 SF

9780007482429 INTERPRETER (Soft Cover) BRIAN ALDRISS HARPER UK S$2.00 SF

9781476738543 STAR TREK: VOYAGER: PROT (Soft Cover) KIRSTEBN BEYER SIMON AND SCHUSTER S$15.00 SF

A ribald tale from Britain's best-love Science Fiction writer. Available for the first time in eBook. The Cretan Teat is a bawdy novel, telling the extraordinary tale a Byzantine painting of the Virgin Mary breastfeeding the infant Jesus. This false icon gets adopted by the people - and so becomes instrumental in the downfall of mankind.

Earthman Gary Towler is a pariah. He must interpret the will of the Nuls who rule his planet, Earth, and he's running out of time to overthrow their plans...The time: thousands of years hence. The whole of the known universe is dominated by the Nuls, a huge, three-armed race, almost as old as time itself. A charge of Nul corruption on an insignificant planet called Earth sets off a dramatic chain of events.

Following the destruction of four fleet vessels at the hands of the Omega Continuum, the U.S.S. Voyager and U.S.S. Demeter set course for a region of the Delta Quadrant far beyond any-thing previously explored. Captain Chakotay is determined to prove to Starfleet Command that the fleet’s ongoing mission is vital to Federation interests . . . and the key to doing so may lie in a distress call Voyager received nine years earlier but could not investigate.

9780007489046 STAR CORPSMAN (2)- ABYSS DEEP (Soft Cover) KIRSTEN BEYER HARPER UK S$18.00 SF Big, bold military science fiction action from New York Times bestselling author, Ian Douglas. Marines are still the toughest sons of guns in the galaxy. As Bravo Company defuses a hostage crisis on an orbiting mining station, Navy Corpsman Elliot "Doc" Carlyle not only saves the lives of a wounded Marine and two extraterrestrial friendlies-he averts a terrorist strike intended to kill billions.


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9780062068699 THE LONG WAR (Soft Cover) TERRY BAXTER PRATCHETT HARPER US S$48.00 SF War has come to the Long Earth. . . .Humankind has spread across the new worlds opened by explorers Joshua and Lobsang a mere decade ago. Now "civilization" flourishes, and airships link the multiple Earths. A new America christening itself "Valhalla" has emerged more than a million steps from the original Datum Earth.


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