Read the prequel to the Sunday Times bestseller Dark Winter, where DS Aector McAvoy's journey began...
A city united in grief.A journalist ready to kill to keep his secrets.A copper capable of darker deeds than murderers.An unworldly detective fighting to save an innocent man.
Welcome to Hull
Newly appointed DS McAvoy is an outsider to his new force and must confront his darkest fears, while hunting a killer that nobody else believes in. In a landscape at once tender and brutal, McAvoy must tread the path between the darkness and the light, before facing an enemy who will brand him for life.
Praise for David Mark:
'Dark, compelling crime writing of the highest order' DAILY MAIL
'Breathtaking' PETER MAY
'Truly exhilarating and inventive. Mark is a wonderfully descriptive writer' PETER JAMES
'Brilliantly written – a cracking story' RICHARD MADELEY, Richard and Judy Book Club
'Exceptional ... Mark is writing at the top of his game' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, Starred Review
'A master of the dark psychological thriller' KIRKUS
The founder of Wild Food Adventures presents the definitive, fully illustrated guide to foraging and preparing wild edible greens.Beyond the confines of our well-tended vegetable gardens, there is a wide variety of fresh foods growing in our yards, neighborhoods, or local woods. All that’s needed to take advantage of this wild bounty is a little knowledge and a sense of adventure. In Edible Wild Plants, wild foods expert John Kallas covers easy-to-identify plants commonly found across North America. The extensive information on each plant includes a full pictorial guide, recipes, and more.This volume covers four types of wild greens:Foundation Greens: wild spinach, chickweed, mallow, and purslaneTart Greens: curlydock, sheep sorrel, and wood sorrelPungent Greens: wild mustard, wintercress, garlic mustard, and shepherd’s purseBitter Greens: dandelion, cat’s ear, sow thistle, and nipplewort
This illustrated travel guide features some of the best diving spots and surfing beaches in Florida—with unique 3D maps and information on local wildlife.
From Del Ray Beach to Shark Canyon, Palm Beach County is home to some of the most beautiful and exhilarating locations in Florida. This complete guide features detailed descriptions and illustrations of beaches, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and other dive spots. Reef Smart’s unique 3D-mapping technology provides essential information such as depths, currents, waves, suggested routes, potential hazards, unique structures and species information.
Christopher Deakes worked for many years as a shipping agent in the Far East and in different parts of Africa. He has been an avid collector of shipping postcards and his first book, The Postcard History of the Passenger Liner, was published to great acclaim.
A reporter explores the role that criminal negligence may have played in history’s most famous disaster at sea. The RMS Titanic was hailed as largest, strongest, safest ship of its time, an exemplar of British shipbuilding. But what the 1,500 victims who sailed to their watery graves never knew was that much of the ship was imperfectly forged from cheap and recycled scrap iron—and that the tragedy may have been caused by gross negligence and greed. Investigative reporter Robert Strange has studied scientific, forensic evidence from metal raised from the ship’s carcass miles deep on the ocean floor, and secrets hidden for a hundred years within the archives of the shipyard that built and launched the vessel, to answer the question: Who sank the Titanic? This book examines the intense cost-cutting pressures which could have contributed to the Titanic’s demise and one of the greatest loss-of-life disasters in maritime history. The book makes the argument that there was negligence in every area of the ship’s planning and construction—and that her owners, her planners, her builders, and the government ministers who watched her set sail could be considered complicit in one of the greatest mass homicides in history.
The Yarn Harlot takes time away from her knitting to offer observations, meditations, reflections, and rants to soothe and delight the knitter's unraveled soul.Like golfing, fishing, and gardening, knitting is an obsession. It's an activity fraught with guilt, frustration, over-optimism, sly deception, and compulsion, along with passionate moments of creative enlightenment. Not to mention heaps of yarn you really think you'll knit someday.Stephanie Pearl-McPhee totally understands. In this hilarious collection of tangled reflections, she offers ample reassurance for anyone who has ever wondered, "Am I alone in my mania?" Casting off with some of her favorite quotations, she muses on why it's impossible to knit too much, how many calories knitting burns (about ninety an hour, not counting the extra for retrieving your ball of yarn from under the couch), and when it's okay to stalk a man in the grocery store (not because he's good-looking, but because he's wearing an Aran sweater you want to know how to knit).The first step toward recovery is getting help—and having a good laugh at your compulsion. At Knit's End is a wicked and wickedly funny fix for any knitter.
More than ninety percent of dog owners consider their pets to be members of their family. But often, despite our best intentions, we are letting our dogs down by not giving them the guidance and direction they need. Unwanted behavior is the number-one reason dogs are relinquished to shelters and rescue groups.
The key to training dogs effectively is first to understand why our dogs do what they do. And no one can address this more authoritatively than the diplomates of the American College of Veterinary Behavior, whose work, the culmination of years of rigorous training, takes them deep into the minds of dogs in an effort to decode how they think, how they communicate, and how they learn.
In Decoding Your Dog, these experts analyze problem behaviors, decipher the latest studies, and correct common misconceptions and outmoded theories. The book includes:Effective, veterinary-approved positive training methodsExpert advice on socialization, house-training, diet, and exerciseRemedies for behavior problems such as OCD and aggression
With Decoding Your Dog, the experts’ experts deliver a must-have dog behavior guide that ultimately challenges the way we think about our dogs.
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