Les Somber Jann

Titre : Les Somber Jann
Auteur : Cynthia Havendean
Éditeur : Éditions AdA
ISBN-13 : 9782924016619
Libération : 2017-05-10T00:00:00-04:00

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Un soir, avant d’aller à une fête, Engy est poursuivie par un groupe d’inconnus. Juste avant qu’ils ne l’enlèvent, son voisin, Jaylen, tue de sang-froid un de ces agresseur. Elle tentera par tous les moyens de s’approcher de lui. Ce qu'elle ne sais pas encore, c’est qu'il n'est pas d’un héros, mais un tueur en série!

Fractures in Ink

Titre : Fractures in Ink
Auteur : Helena Hunting
Éditeur : Helena Hunting
ISBN-13 : 9780995085206
Libération : 2016-11-14

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***A STANDALONE novel*** Sometimes the things we shouldn’t want become exactly what we need . . . Waitressing at a seedy strip club isn’t ideal, but it pays Sarah Adamson’s tuition. Her goal is to finish her master’s program and get a job that doesn’t involve tight skirts and groping hands. She doesn’t need distractions. Especially not the one that comes in the form of a hot-as-sin tattoo artist who works across the street from her apartment. Kicked out at sixteen, and a high school dropout, Chris Zelter is familiar with wanting things he can’t have. His fractured life has never been easy. As the product of someone else’s bad decisions, he knows exactly what happens when the wrong person controls your marionette strings. Now an accomplished tattoo artist in a renowned studio in Chicago, Chris has it together. Mostly. Apart from his infatuation with Sarah. She’s way out of his league, and Chris knows it. But he’s willing to be her bad decision. At least for now.

Happy People Read and Drink Coffee

Titre : Happy People Read and Drink Coffee
Auteur : Agnès Martin-Lugand
Éditeur : Atlantic Books
ISBN-13 : 9781925575484
Libération : 2017-01-01

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Diane, owner of Happy People Read and Drink Coffee, a cosy coffee shop turned library in Paris, seems to have the perfect life. But when she suddenly loses her husband and daughter in a car accident, her life is overturned and the world as she knows it disappears. Trapped by her memories, Diane closes her shop and retreats from friends and family. One year later, she moves from Paris to a small town on the Irish coast, determined to heal by rebuilding her life alone, without anyone's help or pity - until she meets Edward, a handsome and moody Irish photographer. Along windy shores and cobbled streets, Diane falls into a surprising and tumultuous romance. As she works to overcome her painful memories, Diane and Edward's once-in-a-lifetime connection inspires her to love herself and the world around her with new-found inner strength and happiness. But will it last when Diane leaves Ireland, and Edward, for good?

Sidney Chambers and The Perils of the Night

Titre : Sidney Chambers and The Perils of the Night
Auteur : James Runcie
Éditeur : A&C Black
ISBN-13 : 9781408834114
Libération : 2013-05-09

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Grantchester is now a major, prime-time six-part series for ITV 1955. Canon Sidney Chambers, loveable priest and part-time detective, is back. Accompanied by his faithful Labrador, Dickens, and the increasingly exasperated Inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney is called to investigate the unexpected fall of a Cambridge don from the roof of King's College Chapel, a case of arson at a glamour photographer's studio and the poisoning of Zafar Ali, Grantchester's finest spin bowler. Alongside his sleuthing, Sidney has other problems. Can he decide between his dear friend, the glamorous socialite Amanda Kendall and Hildegard Staunton, the beguiling German widow? To make up his mind Sidney takes a trip abroad, only to find himself trapped in a web of international espionage just as the Berlin Wall is going up.

Book of Haikus

Titre : Book of Haikus
Auteur : Jack Kerouac
Éditeur : Penguin
ISBN-13 : 9781101664889
Libération : 2013-04-01

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Highlighting a lesser-known aspect of one of America's most influential authors, this new collection displays Jack Kerouac's interest in and mastery of haiku. Experimenting with this compact poetic genre throughout his career, Kerouac often included haiku in novels, correspondence, notebooks, journals, sketchbooks, and recordings. In this collection, Kerouac scholar Regina Weinreich supplements an incomplete draft of a haiku manuscript found in Kerouac's archives with a generous selection of Kerouac's other haiku, from both published and unpublished sources. With more than 500 poems, this is a must-have volume for Kerouac enthusiasts everywhere.

The Devil Takes a Bride

Titre : The Devil Takes a Bride
Auteur : Julia London
Éditeur : Harlequin
ISBN-13 : 9781460336656
Libération : 2015-02-01

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Return to New York Times bestselling author Julia London's popular Cabot Sisters series! If you love the novels of Stephanie Laurens and Sarah MacLean you won't want to miss this compulsively readable tale brimming with lush atmosphere and sizzling passion. A plan born of desperation… Once the toast of society, Grace Cabot and her sisters now await the shame of losing high status and fine luxuries upon the death of the Earl of Beckington. The dire circumstances are inevitable unless, of course, Grace's wicked plot to seduce a wealthy viscount into marriage goes off without a single hitch. But once a stolen embrace with the wrong man leads her to be discovered in the arms of Jeffrey, the Earl of Merryton, her plan takes a most unexpected—and scorching—twist. …and altered by passion Governed by routine and ruled by duty, Jeffrey had no desire for a wife before he succumbed to Grace's temptation. Though his golden-haired, in-name-only bride is the definition of disorder, he can't resist wanting her in every way. But once her secrets meet his, society might consider their lives to be ruined beyond repair…while Jeffrey might just see it as a new beginning.

Beasts of No Nation

Titre : Beasts of No Nation
Auteur : Uzodinma Iweala
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781473628045
Libération : 2015-09-10

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Agu is just a boy when war arrives at his village. His mother and sister are rescued by the UN, while he and his father remain to fight the rebels. 'Run!' shouts his father when the rebels arrive. And Agu does run. Straight into the rebels' path. In a vivid, sparkling voice, Agu tells the story of what happens to him next. His story is shocking and painful, and completely unforgettable. Beasts of No Nation gives us an extraordinary portrait of the chaos and violence of war. It is a gripping and remarkable debut.

Maldoror the complete works of the Comte de Lautreamont

Titre : Maldoror the complete works of the Comte de Lautreamont
Auteur : Lautréamont (comte de)
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105017053989
Libération : 1994-07

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Fiction. Translated from the French by Alexis Lykiard. Little is known about MALDOROR's pseudonymous author aside from his real name, Isidore Ducasse, his birth place in Uruguay in 1846, and his early death in Paris in 1870. Lautreamont's writings bewildered his contemporaries but the Surrealist modeled their efforts after his lawless black humor and poetic leaps of logic. At the time of its publication, this was the only complete and annotated collection of Lautreamont's writings available in English, in a superior translation.

What Fresh Lunacy is This

Titre : What Fresh Lunacy is This
Auteur : Robert Sellers
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781472101143
Libération : 2013-06-13

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Oliver Reed may not have been Britain's biggest film star - for a period in the early 70s he came within a hairsbreadth of replacing Sean Connery as James Bond - but he is an august member of that small band of people, like George Best and Eric Morecambe, who transcended their chosen medium, became too big for it even, and grew into cultural icons. For the first time Reed's close family has agreed to collaborate on a project about the man himself. The result is a fascinating new insight into a man seen by many as merely a brawling, boozing hellraiser. And yet he was so much more than this. For behind that image, which all too often he played up to in public, was a vastly complex individual, a man of deep passions and loyalty but also deep-rooted vulnerability and insecurities. Why was a proud, patriotic, intelligent, successful and erudite man so obsessed about proving himself to others, time and time again? Although the Reed myth is of Homeric proportions, he remains a national treasure and somewhat peculiar icon. Praise for other books by Robert Sellers: Hellraisers: The Life and Inebriated Times of Richard Burton, Richard Harris, Peter O'Toole, and Oliver Reed: 'So wonderfully captures the wanton belligerence of both binging and stardom you almost feel the guys themselves are telling the tales.' GQ. Vic Armstrong: The True Adventures of the World's Greatest Stuntman: 'This is the best and most original behind-the-scenes book I have read in years, gripping and revealing.' Roger Lewis, Daily Mail. Don't Let the Bastards Grind You Down: '...a rollicking good read... Sellers has done well to capture a vivid snapshot of this exciting time.' Lynn Barber, Sunday Times.

Before After Saison 2 Extrait offert

Titre : Before After Saison 2 Extrait offert
Auteur : Anna Todd
Éditeur : Hugo Roman
ISBN-13 : 9782755625721
Libération : 2016-01-07

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"Je suis tellement heureuse de vous annoncer la sortie de Before. Pour celles et ceux qui me lisent depuis le début, ce sera le regard d'Hardin sur After et de nouvelles aventures de Tessa avec... quelques surprises !" Hardin tient un journal secret. Il y raconte son histoire, avant sa rencontre avec Tessa et pendant les semaines qui vont changer sa vie. Un journal où les filles de sa bande : Nathalie, Molly, Melissa et Steph tiennent un rôle essentiel. Ce journal lui permet d'évacuer sa colère et d'analyser ses sentiments. Nous y découvrons ses secrets, ses doutes, son âme... peut-être pas si noire qu'il y paraît. Ce point de vue d'Hardin nous incitera-t-il à l'indulgence ? Car la vie n'a pas épargné Hardin. Il a subi un traumatisme qu'un enfant ne devrait jamais vivre, sans l'amour de ses parents pour l'aider à le surmonter. La rage s'est emparée de lui et ne l'a plus quitté. Il est sombre, solitaire et ne se permet aucune émotion, hormis l'adrénaline de ses méfaits et le sexe. Il se fout de tout, même de lui-même. Jusqu'au jour où sa route croise celle de Tessa... Sera-t-il capable de l'aimer ?