When FDR, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin gathered outside the Crimean city of Yalta in February 1945, they had Hitler's armies on the run, and victory was just a matter of time. Their mission was to forge the decisions that would shape the postwar world, and above all to divide up Europe between Soviet and Western influence.
When Beth wakes up one morning covered in dirt, she puts it down to an extreme case of sleep-walking. But when reports of a desecrated grave start to circulate, her night-time wanderings take on a sinister air. Soon the city is being plagued by strange sightings and sudden disappearances. Beth knows that something is changing within her.
Whether we have children or not we all want the future to be fairer and happier; and the author believes that we need to make that happen collectively. In this book, she addresses some of the questions such as, has the NHS had its day, has an immigrant stolen your job, and have you ever wondered why you can't afford a house.
Over seven centuries London has changed dramatically - from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis. This title tells the story of crime and punishment in the city, -from the killing of infamous 'questmonger' Roger Legett during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 through to the hanging of Styllou Christofi in 1954.
When millionaire banker, Preston Still, kills his wife's lover by pushing him down the stairs, he looks to the family au-pair to help him dispose of the body. But the au pair belongs to the Saint Zita Society, a self-formed group of drivers, nannies and gardeners, who are servants to the rich - and whose intentions are not entirely benign.
When a seventeen-year-old Moldovan boy is found dead on Hampstead Heath, the case falls to DCI Karen Shields and her overstretched Homicide & Serious Crime team. Karen knows she needs a result. What she doesn't know is that her new case is tied to a larger web of gang warfare and organised crime which infiltrates every aspect of London society.
When Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke was a boy, his grandfather taught him how to be a knight. Now, on the eve of a battle from which he fears he may not return, Sir Thomas writes a letter to his children so that he may pass on all his hard-won lessons, deepest aspirations and most instructive failures.
After being betrayed by Iraq, the presumed dead Ben Adnam defects to Iran to plot his revenge. Adnam plans to steal a submarine and create a new weapon which will cause shocking air disasters in America. To complete his revenge Adnam ensures the blame is placed on Iraq.