Why the Dutch are Different: A Journey into the Hidden Heart of the Netherl…


*A SCOTSMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR*

Stranded at Schiphol airport, Ben Coates called up a friendly Dutch girl he’d met some months earlier. He stayed for dinner. Actually, he stayed for good.

In the first book to consider the hidden heart and history of the Netherlands from a modern perspective, the author explores the length and breadth of his adopted homeland and discovers why one of the world’s smallest countries is also so significant and so fascinating. It is a self-made country, the…

Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert [Kindle in Motion]


A #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller.

From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing exposé of one of the world’s most chilling cases of serial murder—and the police force that failed to solve it.

Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert made a name for himself as a painter in Victorian London. But the ghoulish nature of his art—as well as extensive evidence—points to another name, one that’s left…

The House at Sea’s End: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 3


The shadow of the Second World War looms dark over the third chilling mystery for Dr Ruth Galloway. Some buried secrets shouldn’t be uncovered.
‘Brilliantly written, pacy and nail biting’ 5* reader review
‘My favourite crime series’ 5* reader review

‘Brilliant on the eerie landscape of the Norfolk coast’ Sunday Times

Dr Ruth Galloway is called in by a team of archaeologists investigating coastal erosion on the north Norfolk coast, when they unearth six bodies buried at the foot of a cliff. They…

Life in the United Kingdom: a guide for new residents



Ensure you are fully prepared for your Life in the UK test with the new 2013 3rd edition of the Life in the UK handbook. This is the only official handbook for the new Life in the UK tests taken on or after 25 March 2013. It contains all the official learning material for the test and is written in clear, simple language – making it easy to understand.This essential handbook covers a range of topics you need to know to pass your test and apply for UK citizenship or permanent residency,…