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Girl A: The truth about the Rochdale sex ring by the victim who stopped them

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**THE TRUE STORY BEHIND THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED BBC DRAMA ‘THREE GIRLS’ ** What do they find attractive about me? An underage girl who just lies there, sobbing, looking up at them...as they come to me one by one.This is the shocking true story of how a young girl from Rochdale came to be Girl A – the key witness in the trial of Britain’s most notorious child sex ring.Girl A was just 14 when she was groomed by a group of nine Asian men. After being lured into their circle with free gifts, she was plied with alcohol and systematically abused. She was just one of up to fifty girls to be 'passed around' by the gang. The girls were all under-16 and forced to have sex with as many as twenty men in one night. When details emerged a nation was outraged and asked how these sickening events came to pass. And now, the girl at the very centre of the storm reveals the heartbreaking truth.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 10/10/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 354 pages

Gravitas: Communicate with Confidence, Influence and Authority

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Have you ever wondered why some people earn attention and respect when they speak and others don't? The secret to their success can be summed up in one word: gravitas.In this revolutionary new book, leading voice coach and speaker Caroline Goyder reveals how to speak so others will listen. Through simple techniques to build your natural gravitas, you will learn how to express yourself clearly with passion and confidence to persuade, influence and engage listeners. By being grounded in your values and capabilities, you will gain the authority needed to make people sit up and pay attention.Each chapter guides you step-by-step through practical techniques and exercises to give you the skills for great presentations, productive meetings and persuasive pitches. You'll overcome anxiety, learn how to deal with difficult people and feel calm and in control when public speaking.An essential tool for the modern workplace, Gravitas will transform the way you think about yourself and your powers of communication.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 03/06/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 258 pages

The Toymakers

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THE NUMBER ONE EBOOK BESTSELLER Do you remember when you believed in magic?It is 1917, and while war wages across Europe, in the heart of London, there is a place of hope and enchantment.The Emporium sells toys that capture the imagination of children and adults alike: patchwork dogs that seem alive, toy boxes that are bigger on the inside, soldiers that can fight battles of their own. Into this family business comes young Cathy Wray, running away from a shameful past. The Emporium takes her in, makes her one of its own.But Cathy is about to discover that the Emporium has secrets of its own…A dark enchanting, spectacularly imaginative novel perfect for fans of Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist and Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus*****Readers are loving THE TOYMAKERS - a brilliantly magical tale:'I was enchanted from the very first page and didn't want it to end''This vivid rich tale has absolutely stolen my heart - I couldn't put it down''Enchanting in every sense, beautifully written with an imagination that astounds' 'This book will stay with me for a long time'
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 02/08/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 480 pages

Narconomics: How To Run a Drug Cartel

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Everything drug cartels do to survive and prosper they’ve learnt from big business – brand value and franchising from McDonald’s, supply chain management from Walmart, diversification from Coca-Cola. Whether it’s human resourcing, R&D, corporate social responsibility, off-shoring, problems with e-commerce or troublesome changes in legislation, the drug lords face the same strategic concerns companies like Ryanair or Apple. So when the drug cartels start to think like big business, the only way to understand them is using economics. In Narconomics, Tom Wainwright meets everyone from coca farmers in secret Andean locations, deluded heads of state in presidential palaces, journalists with a price on their head, gang leaders who run their empires from dangerous prisons and teenage hitmen on city streets - all in search of the economic truth.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 02/25/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 320 pages

The One: The unputdownable psychological thriller everyone is talking about

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A no 1 amazon bestseller and featured on Simon Mayo's Radio 2 book club"Wonderful conceit, ridiculously entertaining ... an absolute pleasure" T. A Cotterell, author of What Alice Knew How far would you go to find THE ONE?One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner – the one you’re genetically made for.A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now, five more people meet their Match. But even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking – and deadlier – than others..."Fantastic ... I can't remember the last time I was simultaneously this entertained and this disturbed. The One is a clever story with great pacing but it's the characters that make this a standout thriller." Hollie Overton, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Richard and Judy pick Baby Doll"Gripping from the start and full of surprises, this kept us up long after lights out" Isabelle Broom, Heat (Note: Previously published as A Thousand Small Explosions)
Author: John Marrs
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 01/26/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 404 pages

The Scarlet Sisters: My nanna’s story of secrets and heartache on the banks of the River Thames

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‘Oh my goodness – another girl Mrs Swain!’ Clara’s normal iron composure broke and she screamed, ‘No! That’s not the bloody deal!’And that is how my nanna, Bertha Swain, entered the world.When Helen Batten’s marriage breaks down, she starts on a journey of discovery into her family’s past and the mysteries surrounding her enigmatic nanna’s early life. What she unearths is a tale of five feisty red heads struggling to climb out of poverty and find love through two world wars. It’s a story full of surprises and scandal – a death in a workhouse, a son kept in a box, a shameful war record, a clandestine marriage and children taken far too soon. It’s as if there is a family curse. But Helen also finds love, resilience and hope – crazy wagers, late night Charlestons and stolen kisses. As she unravels the story of Nanna and her scarlet sisters, Helen starts to break the spell of the past, and sees a way she might herself find love again.
Author: Helen Batten
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 07/16/2015
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 386 pages

ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever

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From the founders of the trailblazing software company 37signals, here is a different kind of business book - one that explores a new reality. Today, anyone can be in business. Tools that used to be out of reach are now easily accessible. Technology that cost thousands is now just a few pounds or even free. Stuff that was impossible just a few years ago is now simple. That means anyone can start a business. And you can do it without working miserable 80-hour weeks or depleting your life savings. You can start it on the side while your day job provides all the cash flow you need. Forget about business plans, meetings, office space - you don't need them.With its straightforward language and easy-is-better approach, Rework is the perfect playbook for anyone who's ever dreamed of doing it on their own. Hardcore entrepreneurs, small-business owners, people stuck in day jobs who want to get out, and artists who don't want to starve anymore will all find valuable inspiration and guidance in these pages. It's time to rework work.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 03/18/2010
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 288 pages, ISBN 9780091929787

The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness

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Do you sabotage your own happiness and success? Are you struggling to make sense of yourself? Do your emotions sometimes dictate your life?The Chimp Paradox is an incredibly powerful mind management model that can help you become a happy, confident, healthier and more successful person. Prof Steve Peters explains the struggle that takes place within your mind and then shows how to apply this understanding to every area of your life so you can:- Recognise how your mind is working- Understand and manage your emotions and thoughts- Manage yourself and become the person you would like to beThe Chimp Mind Management Model is based on scientific facts and principles, which have been simplified into a workable model for easy use. It will help you to develop yourself and give you the skills, for example, to remove anxiety, have confidence and choose your emotions. The book will do this by giving you an understanding of the way in which your mind works and how you can manage it. It will also help you to identify what is holding you back or preventing you from having a happier and more successful life. Each chapter explains different aspects of how you function and highlights key facts for you to understand. There are also exercises for you to work with. By undertaking these exercises you will see immediate improvements in your daily living and, over time, you will develop emotional skills and practical habits that will help you to become the person that you want to be, and live the life that you want to live.
Author: Steve Peters
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 01/05/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 354 pages

Banged Up Abroad: Hellhole: Our Fight to Survive South America's Deadliest Jail

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'There are 3,000 drugged-up psychopaths, armed to the teeth with blades, shooters and bombs. That's the only way I can describe Yare. It's a murderous viper's nest of assassins, cut throats and killers.'When James Miles and his best friend Paul Loseby were caught smuggling ten kilos of cocaine out of Caracas, Venezuela, they couldn't deny their guilt. Young and naive, the lads had thought the one-off drug mule job would be a passport to a better life. But in reality it was a ticket to hell ...They were sentenced to thirty years and flung into the world's deadliest prison system, ending up in the notorious Yare. A place where drugs and weaponry are currency and the rules are: there are no rules.This is the gripping true-life story of how two men endured untold savagery in the most appalling conditions. It's about what it's like to witness murder and rape every day, fearing you'll be next. How it feels to join a dangerous Latino gang and eat dead rats in order to survive. And, what you do when you're at the centre of a riot between thousands of men with machine guns.As seen on Channel 5's Banged Up Abroad, this is the most shocking prison story ever told and an inspiring account of human endurance.
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 06/09/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 330 pages

Woman on the Edge of Time

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Often compared to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid’s Tale and Naomi Alderman's The Power – Woman on the Edge of Time has been hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction. Disturbing and forward thinking, Marge Piercy’s remarkable novel will speak to a new generation of readers.After being unjustly committed to a mental institution, Connie Ramos is contacted by an envoy from the year 2137, who shows her a utopian future of sexual and racial equality and environmental harmony.But Connie also bears witness to another potential outcome: a dystopian society of grotesque exploitation. One will become our world. And Connie herself may strike the decisive blow...The classic feminist science fiction novel – reissued on its 40th anniversary with a new introduction by the author.
Author: Marge Piercy
Published by: Ebury Digital | Publication date: 08/11/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 432 pages
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