A Bouquet of Barbed Wire

A Bouquet of Barbed Wire

Andrea Newman

Fiction

Peter Manson's apparently successful life is turned upside down when his beloved teenage daughter Prue reveals she's pregnant by her teacher, Gavin Sorenson. The very heart of the family is threatened as Peter has an intuitive sense that Gavin is on a personal quest for revenge. As Peter becomes consumed by anxiety for his daughter, hatred of his son in law and lust for his secretary, his relationship with his wife, Cassie, becomes increasingly distant. With Peter's marriage at breaking point and facing financial ruin, it's only a matter of time before secrets from the past return to haunt their lives.Famously controversial, the 1970s TV adaptation of A Bouquet of Barbed Wire was watched by 26 million people. ITV's new version is written by Guy Andrews (Lost in Austen, Prime Suspect) and will star Trevor Eve, Hermione Norris and Imogen Poots.
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A Sense of Guilt

A Sense of Guilt

Andrea Newman

Fiction

A deliciously dark and powerful novel about secrets, lies and risking it all, that will have you hooked from the first pageFor the ultimate betrayal, will they pay the ultimate price? Felix Cramer has it all: a glittering career as a bestselling author, fame, money, and a devoted wife, Elizabeth. But what he desperately craves is excitement, usually in the form of extravagant affairs. Gripped by the feeling that his best days are behind him, Felix becomes captivated by the one person he should never have: Sally, his best friend's step-daughter. When she attempts to seduce him, Felix succumbs to his desires. Despite his infidelity, Felix adores his wife. He cannot imagine life without Elizabeth by his side. But nothing stays secret forever. When Sally realises she might be pregnant it seems inevitable that the affair will be discovered. If the truth is revealed, it could shatter the lives of all involved. For Felix, Sally, and those they love most, the...
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A Gift of Poison

A Gift of Poison

Andrea Newman

Fiction

A group of friends must deal with betrayal, lust and lies in the heart-wrenching sequel to A Sense of GuiltWhat can you do once the worst has already happened? The central characters of A Sense of Guilt – which became a hugely successful television series – are facing the devastating effects of Felix's affair with Sally, the teenage stepdaughter of his best friend, Richard. Elizabeth and Felix's marriage has been tested to its limits: Richard's marriage to Helen, Sally's mother, has collapsed and Richard has returned to his first wife, Inge. 'Elizabeth managed to walk to the door but she still couldn't look at Felix. Were there no limits to what she was asked to endure or had she just reached the end?' 'Inge sat down again at the kitchen table, thinking that a miracle had happened and she did not know how to behave. When you get your heart's desire, what do you do to celebrate?' 'Had Helen...
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Triangles

Triangles

Andrea Newman

Fiction

Envy, lust, sorrow . . .From the author of A Bouquet of Barbed Wire comes an anthology of short stories overflowing with sensation - Andrea Newman leads you through a series of visceral sensations - swirling sexuality, jealousy, love and loss.The power he was using over her was the power she had given him . . . Here you will read about sensuality and desire and the most basic characteristics of life which seek to dominate the human mind. Through stories such as Poison, Casualties and Memento Vitae you will experience the shockwaves sent out by a relationship between two that morphs into a triangle, and witness its damning consequences.Newman seeks to speak our unspoken thoughts with this collection. These stories exhibit the ever-shifting dynamics of relationships as we slip from lover to lover and the impact of forbidden love.
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