The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves. Dickens' tale of childhood innocence beset by evil depicts the dark criminal underworld of a London peopled by vivid and memorable characters - the arch-villain Fagin, the artful Dodger, the menacing Bill Sikes and the prostitute Nancy.
Tired of spring cleaning, Mole ventures above ground into the warm sunshine, and happens upon his friend Ratty. Together they picnic on the sparkling, burbling river, brave the sinister Wild Wood in wintertime to visit the bad-tempered Badger, and take to the open road in a caravan with dear, silly old Toad.
16-year-old Robert lies anesthetized. A routine operation has just gone wrong. As Robert slowly wakes, he can hear, he can feel, but he can't scream. The operation isn't over. But life, as Robert knows it, is. Robert goes on the run, terrified and desperate for answers. But what if the answers are too terrifying to face?
December 1899 - New York City Manhattan has bid farewell to its brightest star, the dazzling Miss Holland. Yet the rumors about her untimely demise continue. Meanwhile, her sister, the irrepressible Diana, has been seen in the company of not one, but three eligible bachelors. Might there be a fourth? In High Society reputation is everything.
It's a brand-new year and the future of Manhattan's favourite socialites is looking decidedly different from the ones they had imagined for themselves. With old ties being broken and new ones formed, every decision comes at cost. And who knows who can afford it...
Fourteen year-old Cosmo Hill longs to escape from the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys. But when he grabs a chance to get away, the attempt goes badly wrong. He can feel his life force ebbing away, sucked out of him by a strange blue Parasite... until a wisecracking gang of kids burst in, blast the creature and save him. They are the Supernaturalists, dedicated to ridding the world of these life-sucking parasites. When they realise that Cosmo can see these creatures too, they enlist him as one of them. An exciting major new novel from the author of the No 1 bestselling 'Artemis Fowl'. First time in paperback.
Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided. Ethan never even saw it coming.