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Believe MeAF sept belive me

By JP Delaney

Claire Wright likes to play other people. A British drama student, in New York without a green card, Claire takes the only job she can get: working for a firm of divorce lawyers, posing as an easy pick-up in hotel bars to entrap straying husbands. When one of her targets becomes the subject of a murder investigation, the police ask Claire to use her acting skills to help lure their suspect into a confession. But right from the start, she has doubts about the part she's being asked to play. Is Patrick Fogler really a killer or the only decent husband she's ever met? And is there more to this set-up than she's being told? And that's when Claire realises she's playing the deadliest role of her life.

AF Sept fall down deadFall Down Dead

by Stephen Booth

They knew the danger, but they went anyway... "Almost before she'd stopped breathing, a swirl of mist snaked across her legs and settled in her hair, clutching her in its chilly embrace, hiding her body from view. It would be hours before she was found." The mountain of Kinder Scout offers the most incredible views of the Peak District, but when thick fog descends there on a walking party led by enigmatic Darius Roth, this spectacular landscape is turned into a death trap that claims a life. For DI Ben Cooper however, something about the way Faith Matthew fell to her death suggests it was no accident, and he quickly discovers more than one of the hikers may have had reason to murder their companion. To make things worse, his old colleague DS Diane Fry finds herself at centre of an internal investigations storm that threatens to drag Cooper down with it.

Feared

by Lisa ScottolineAF Sept feared

Mary DiNunzio's ruthless nemesis Nick Machiavelli is back...with a vengeance. When three men announce that they are suing the Rosato & DiNunzio law firm for reverse sex discrimination--claiming that they were not hired because they were men--Mary DiNunzio and Bennie Rosato are outraged. To make matters worse, their one male employee, John Foxman, intends to resign, claiming that there is some truth to this case. The plaintiffs' lawyer is Nick Machiavelli, who has already lost to Mary once and is now back with a vengeance --determined not to not only win, but destroy the firm. It soon becomes clear that Machiavelli will do anything in his power to achieve his end...even after the case turns deadly. The stakes have never been higher for Mary and her associates as they try to keep Machiavelli at bay, solve a murder, and save the law firm they love...or they could lose everything they've worked for. Told with Scottoline's trademark gift for twists, turns, heart, and humanity, this latest thriller asks the question: Is it better to be loved, or feared... Feared, the sixth entry in the acclaimed Rosato & DiNunzio series, expertly explores what happens when we are tempted to give in to our own inner darkness.

Head Hunters

by Chris RyanAF Sept head hunters

A top-secret SAS kill team is assassinating high-value targets. It is bloody, violent, relentless work, suitable only for the Regiment's most skilled and ruthless head hunters. Like Danny Black. But when Danny joins the kill team, he learns that Taliban militants are not his only problem. There are elements within the British Army who want to bring the SAS to book. And there are elements within the SAS who have their cross-hairs on Danny himself. Framed for a sickening war crime, Danny finds himself hunted in a brutal, dangerous terrain where his wits, training and strength may not be enough to survive. And in a world where his enemies are closer than he could have imagined, he must do whatever it takes to get to the truth. If he fails, it will mean the end not only of Danny Black, but of the SAS itself.

AF Sept money shot

The Money Shot

by Stuart Woods

Ever a man of mystery and intrigue, Teddy Fay has donned a new disguise--that of Mark Weldon, a stuntman and actor starring in Centurion Studios' newest film. When the picture's leading lady begins receiving blackmail threats, Teddy is in the perfect position to investigate, and it soon becomes clear that the villains have more in their sights than just money. Money they've got. What they need is prestige, the cache of a respected studio to lend authority and legitimacy to their artistic endeavors - and a little bit of vengeance in the bargain. From the seedy hidden corners of Los Angeles to the glamorous Hollywood Hills, it will take every ounce of Teddy's cunning to save an actress's career, protect the studio, and finish filming Centurion's next big hit.

Murder Mile
AF Sept murder mile

by Lynda La Plante

Can Jane Tennison uncover a serial killer? February, 1979, 'The Winter of Discontent'. Economic chaos has led to widespread strikes across Britain. Jane Tennison, now a Detective Sergeant, has been posted to Peckham Criminal Investigation Department, one of London's toughest areas. As the rubbish on the streets begins to pile up, so does the murder count: two bodies in as many days. There are no suspects and the manner of death is different in each case. The only link between the two victims is the location of the bodies, found within a short distance of each other near Rye Lane in Peckham. Three days later another murder occurs in the same area. Press headlines scream that a serial killer is loose on 'Murder Mile' and that police incompetence is hampering the investigation. Jane is under immense pressure to catch the killer before they strike again. Working long hours with little sleep, what she uncovers leaves her doubting her own mind.

AF Sept secret keeperThe Secret Kepper

by Susan Lewis

You never forget your first love. Eighteen years ago, Olivia learned to live without Sean Kenyon. She moved on, building a life with her husband Richmond and their two children ... But when Sean unexpectedly appears on Olivia's doorstep, her world is turned upside down once more. As old feelings resurface, and new truths come to light, Olivia finds herself questioning everything. Is her husband really the person she thought he was? The past and the present collide and Olivia must uncover the truth before it's too late. But if everyone is keeping secrets, how will she know who to trust? 

Tailspin

by Sandra BrownAF Sept tailspin

Rye Mallett is a 'freight dog', a pilot who'll fly anywhere in the world, at any time, at a moment's notice, through the worst weather. As a fighter pilot in Afghanistan, he escaped death once. Figuring that it's only a matter of time before it catches up with him, he tempts it by taking risks. But one night he takes to the air, when no other pilot would, to deliver a black padlocked box. What awaits him at his destination is a near crash and a run-in with Dr. Brynn O'Neal. Brynn, a dedicated physician, is under a forty-eight hour deadline to save a patient by means of the contents of the box Rye delivers. She's lovely to look at, but Rye doesn't trust her. He's volatile and a threat to Brynn's plan. But soon they're reluctantly teamed in a mad race against the clock, the law, and the ruthless individuals who will kill in order to get the precious payload for themselves.

AF Sept wildfireWild Fire

by Ann Cleeves

Shetland: Welcoming. Wild. Remote. Drawn in by the reputation of the islands, an English family move to the area, eager to give their autistic son a better life. But when a young nanny’s body is found hanging in the barn of their home, rumours of her affair with the husband begin to spread like wild fire. With suspicion raining down on the family, DI Jimmy Perez is called in to investigate, knowing that it will mean the return to the islands of his on-off lover and boss Willow Reeves, who will run the case. Perez is facing the most disturbing investigation of his career. Is he ready for what is to come?

 

  

NON-FICTION

Fortnite: the essential guide to Battle Royale and other survival gamesANF Sept fortnite

by Samantha M. Skinner

Fortnite: Battle Royale is taking the world by storm, combining the high-octane action of traditional shooters with the creative construction elements of sandbox games like Minecraft. With 40 million players and counting, competition is fierce, and strategy is essential. Once you jump from the Battle Bus onto the island below, there can be only one goal: survival. This guide has all the tips and tricks you need to master the melee, whether you're playing on a console, PC, or your phone. Illustrated with dozens of full-color screenshots, find essential information on big-picture offensive and defensive tactics, best practices for building, and indispensable combat techniques. Learn all about uncovering loot, optimizing weapons use, exploring map locations, establishing a fortress, completing challenges, and more--in solo, duo, or squad mode.

Pursuing peace in Godzone : Christianity and the peace tradition in New Zealand

by Geoffrey Troughton

ANF SEPT Christianity and peaceThis is a book about peace; specifically, the ways that Christian communities have engaged with peacemaking in New Zealand. Following on from Saints and Stirrers, which examined Christian peacemaking and opposition to war in the period from 1814 to 1945, the focus of Pursuing Peace in Godzone is on the period from the Second World War to the present - the period in which New Zealand’s peaceable image and reputation as 'God's Own Country' grew and flourished. Peace has motivated New Zealand Christians in compelling ways, resulting in some remarkable stories. Some of these stories, such as the protests against war, nuclear testing and the Waihopai surveillance base, have grabbed media attention and attained a degree of notoriety. Others, such as the efforts of various churches to heal rifts in their communities or aid those affected by conflict, have been virtually invisible to all but those most immediately affected. Taken together they reveal a multifaceted but deeply influential thread of Christian peacemaking within New Zealand culture.

ANF sept The starch solutionThe starch solution : eat the foods you love, regain your health, and lose the weight for good!

by John McDougall

John A. McDougall, M.D., is the coauthor, with his wife, Mary, of numerous bestsellers, and is featured in the documentary and book Forks over Knives. This, their 12th collaboration, promotes a scientifically proven, plant-based regimen aimed at successful weight loss and an end to diet-related illnesses like obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and inflammatory arthritis. Although the concept seems counterintuitive to yoyoing, lifelong dieters who have been told that carbohydrates are verboten, the McDougall approach offers filling, comforting, nutrient-dense starches combined in a nonfat, nonanimal food plan with vegetables, nuts, and fruits to deliver a sense of satisfaction, an end to cravings, and much-improved overall well-being. Part I, "Healing with Starch," discusses why starches have been key since ancient times, alerts readers to toxins found in animal foods, cites examples of spontaneous healing on a starch-based diet, and raises the issues of food plant ecology and politics. Part II, "The FAQs," lists reliable and beneficial sources of dietary protein and calcium; reveals reasons to avoid eating fish; and shows that vitamin and mineral supplements are unnecessary. Part III, "Living the Solution," presents the 7-Day Sure-Start Program and instructs how to turn the book's advice into a lifestyle (which may include the authors' prepared, commercially available foods). Recipes for 100 basic, delicious everyday dishes like tofu tacos, Tunisian sweet potato stew, and mushroom stroganoff are a bonus, as are thumbnail portraits of successful dieters. The book's solid scientific information and feasible regimen make the McDougall case for starches quite persuasive and promising. 

ANF Sept Strangers arriveStrangers arrive : emigrés and the arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980

by Bell Leonard

From the 1930s through the 1950s, a substantial number of forced migrants – refugees from Nazism, displaced people after World War II and escapees from Communist countries – arrived in New Zealand from Europe. Among them were an extraordinary group of artists and writers, photographers and architects whose European modernism radically reshaped the arts in this country.

ANF SEPT fast foodFast Food For Fit Dads

By Nathan Wallace

Creating meals that form part of my daily nutrition program to fuel my fitness and bodybuilding goals while also adding enough interest, fun and flavour for my young children has been a challenge - with many hits and some misses. In Fast Food for Fit Dads, you'll find my favourite recipes to get you from the fridge to the table, fast, and all are family-friendly too. Each recipe contains complete macro breakdowns to help you make healthy choices for your goals, with tips and shortcuts on how you can make it even faster, from smoothies and power breakfasts to light bites and quick dinners.

ANF Sept goodbyeGood-bye Maoriland : the songs and sounds of New Zealand's Great War

by Chris Bourke

Be it` 'Tipperary' or 'Pokarekare', the morning reveille or the bugle's last post, concert parties at the front or patriotic songs at home, music was central to New Zealand's experience of the First World War. In "Good-Bye Maoriland", the author introduces the songs and sounds of World War I in order to take us deep inside the human experience of war.

Teenagers : the rise of youth culture in New Zealand

by Chris Brickell

ANF Sept TeenagersA ground-breaking history of young people in New Zealand from the nineteenth century to the 1960s. Through the diaries and letters, photographs and drawings that teenagers left behind, we meet New Zealanders as they transition from children to adults: sealers and bushfellers, factory girls and newspaper boys, the male ‘mashers’ of the 1880s and the female ‘flappers’ of the 1910s and ’20s, schoolgirls and rock’n’rollers, larrikins and louts. By taking us inside the lives of young New Zealanders, the book illuminates from a new angle large-scale changes in our society: the rise and fall of domestic service, the impact of compulsory education, the movement of Pakeha and then Maori from country to city, the rise of consumer culture and popular psychology. Teenagers shows us how young people made sense of their personal and social transformations: in language and song and dress, at dances and picnics and social clubs, in talking and playing and reading.

Backcountry Ski-Touring in New Zealand: a guide to New Zealand's best backcountry terrain

by Shane Orchard

ANF Aept skiingYour essential guide to the best backcountry touring and ski mountaineering in New Zealand. Whether you're new to the world of backcountry snowsports, an enthusiast looking for inspiration, or an international traveller sampling what New Zealand has to offer, this guide will help you plan your next adventure. There is a wealth of opportunities for self-powered snow adventures in New Zealand's spectacular mountain environments. It's no wonder that backcountry snowsports have been steadily growing in popularity in recent years as people discover the challenge and serenity of slopes beyond the ski fields. Today there are more people and a greater variety of equipment in action than ever before. This guidebook builds on the 2003 NZAC guidebook Backcountry Skiing in New Zealand by James Broadbent. True to the philosophy of the original guide, this book covers the best terrain across all of New Zealand and features a wide variety of routes and locations to suit all levels of ambition and expertise. The book includes over 200 new route descriptions and all updated information to help you explore New Zealand's amazing alpine backcountry.

Night HorseANF Sept night hourse

By Elizabeth Smither

OCKHAM POETRY WINNER 2018. In Elizabeth Smither's eighteenth collection of poetry her words are as vital as ever. The poems take the everyday - mothers and daughters, cats and horses, books and bowls, slippers and shirts - and transform them into something fresh: sometimes surreal, sometimes funny.

 

 

 

Updated 06/09/2018