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The Key to Rebecca

by Ken Follett

'Our spy in Cairo is the greatest hero of them all... ' Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, September 1942 He is known to the Germans as 'Sphinx', to others as Alex Wolff, a European businessman. He arrives suddenly in Cairo from out of the desert, armed with a radio set, a lethal blade and a copy of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca - a ruthless man with a burning, relentless conviction that he will win at all costs. The stakes are high, for the survival of the British campaign in North Africa is in the balance. Only Major William Vandam, an intelligence officer, and the beautiful courtesan Elene can put an end to Wolff's brilliant clandestine reports of British troop movements and strategic plans. As Rommel's troops come closer to victory, Vandam edges nearer to Wolff and the crucial key. Follett builds tension and suspense to a nerve-tearing pitch as he follows the adversaries across the infernal desert to a confrontation which will determine who wins - and loses - in this deathly struggle.

Lhivern del món

by Ken Follett

THECENTURY«Aquesta és la història dels meus avis i dels vostres, dels nostres pares i de les nostres vides. Dalguna manera, és la història de tots nosaltres.»Ken FollettDesprés de lèxit mundial de La Caiguda dels gegants, Ken Follett presenta la segona entrega de la trilogia "The Century". En aquesta novel·la narra la història dels fills de les cinc famílies protagonistes des de les vigílies de la Segona Guerra Mundial fins als inicis de la Guerra Freda. El nazisme, la invasió de la Unió Soviètica, latac a Pearl Harbor, la guerra civil espanyola i el desenvolupament de la bomba atòmica són alguns dels esdeveniments que marcaran les seves vides.

Lie Down with Lions

by Ken Follett

Ellis, the American. Jean-Pierre, the Frenchman. They were two men on opposite sides of the cold war, with a woman torn between them. Together, they formed a triangle of passion and deception, racing from terrorist bombs in Paris to the violence and intrigue of Afghanistan--to the moment of truth and deadly decision for all of them...

The Man from St. Petersburg

by Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. <P><P>A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged the whole of the English police, a brilliant and powerful lord, and the young Winston Churchill himself...

The Modigliani Scandal

by Ken Follett

A fabulous "lost masterpiece" becomes the ultimate prize for an art historian whose ambition consumes everyone around her, an angry young painter with a plan for revenge on the art establishment, and a desperate gallery owner who may have double-crossed his own life away...

Un mundo sin fin

by Ken Follett

La esperadísima novela de Ken Follett, autor con más de 90 millones de lectores Dos siglos después de la construcción de la magnífica catedral gótica en Los pilares de la Tierra, Follett nos devuelve a la ciudad de Kingsbridge. En una época rota por guerras y epidemias, Follett sigue las vidas de cuatro personajes: Gwenda, hija de un ladrón, luchará por el hombre al que ama; Caris estudia para convertirse en doctora, aunque esto esté prohibido a las mujeres; Merthin, un aprendiz de carpintero, se convierte en el más extraordinario arquitecto de Kingsbridge; y Ralph, violento y vengativo, llega al poder por sus hazañas en las guerras contra Francia. En un mundo donde aquellos que defienden la tradición se enfrentan a las mentes más progresivas, Follett teje una historia de amor y odio, de ambición y venganza, donde el suspense y la tensión se desarrollan en medio del desolador ambiente de la peste negra.

Night Over Water

by Ken Follett

On a bright September morning in 1939, two days after Britain has declared war, a group of privileged but desperate people gather in Southampton to board the largest, most luxurious airliner ever built - the Pan American Clipper, bound for New York: an English aristocrat, fleeing with his family and a fortune in jewels; a German scientist, escaping from the Nazis; a murderer under FBI escort; a young wife running away from a domineering husband; and a handsome, unscrupulous thief . . . 'Master of the romantic thriller' Daily Telegraph 'The opulent interior of the first airliner on a transatlantic flight from England to New York in war-darkened 1939 is the setting for Follett's high-flying caper, guaranteed to hold the reader in their seat . . . the master of epic suspense spins an excruciatingly taut drama, a whirlwind of romance and intrigue . . . His best since Eye of the Needle' Publishers Weekly

On Wings Of Eagles

by Ken Follett

On Wings of Eagles

by Ken Follett

When two of his American employees were held hostage in Iran, H. Ross Perot and a select group of his employees took matters into their own hands. They faced incalculable odds on a mission only true heroes would have dared....

Paper Money

by Ken Follett

In one suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes change hands as an ambitious young reporter scrambles to crack the story. A suicidal Junior Minister, an avaricious tycoon, and a seasoned criminal with his team of tough guys all play their parts in a scheme that moves "paper money" around at a dizzying pace.

Los pilares de la Tierra

by Ken Follett

Situado en la Inglaterra del siglo XII, el clásico medieval de Ken Follett nos transporta a la ciudad de Kingsbridge, donde contra un trasfondo de luchas religiosas, se alza una gloriosa catedral gótica y se entrecruzan las vidas y ambiciones de cinco hombres y mujeres, creando una hechizante historia de poder,amor y muerte. Los pilares de la Tierraes el hechizante bestseller de Ken Follett y constituye una excepcional evocación de una época de reyes, damas, caballeros, castillos, pugnas feudales, y sobre todo, violentas pasiones.

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett

View our Ken Follett feature page.Learn more about The Pillars of the Earth miniseries on Starz.A departure for the bestselling thriller writer, this historical epic--a twelfth-century tale of the building of a mighty Gothic cathedral--stunned readers and critics alike with its ambitious scope and gripping humanity

The Pillars of the Earth (Pillars of the Earth #1)

by Ken Follett

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece. The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known... of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul... of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother. 'Enormous and brilliant... this mammoth tale seems to touch all human emotion - love and hate, loyalty and treachery, hope and despair. This is truly a novel to get lost in' Cosmopolitan 'A historical saga of such breadth and density... Follett succeeds brilliantly in combining hugeness and detail to create a novel imbued with the rawness, violence and blind faith of the era' Sunday Express

Place Called Freedom

by Ken Follett

In a brutal world, charismatic rebel miner Mack McAsh - a slave by birth - is a man with the courage to stand up for what is right, and the strength to stick by his beliefs. Independent, rebellious Lizzie Hallim, meanwhile, is engaged to Jay Jamisson, the ruthless landlord's son and heir to an exploitative business empire. Born into separate worlds, Mack and Lizzie are thrown together when Mack becomes an enemy of the state and is forced to flee his homeland. Lizzie aids his escape, and it is not long before passions rage in the old world as well as the new . . . Set in an era of turbulent social changes, A Place Called Freedomis a magnificent novel from the undisputed master of suspense and drama, Ken Follett. 'A compulsive, sweeping adventure' Today 'Gripping historical narrative' San Francisco Chronicle

Third Twin

by Ken Follett

Through her research on twins and the genetic components of aggression, scientist Jeannie Ferrami makes a startling discovery. Using a restricted FBI database, she finds two young men who appear to be identical twins: Steve, a law student, and Dennis: a convicted murderer. Yet they were born on different days, to different mothers, in hospitals hundreds of miles apart.As Ferrami delves into their backgrounds, she unwittingly locks horns with some of the most powerful forces in America, including the university where she works, The New York Times, even the Pentagon. What secret has Ferrami uncovered? Can she trust her boss and mentor, or must she put her life in the hands of Steve Logan, the twin she finds herself falling in love with--even though he's surrounded by intrigue and suspicion? But one thing is certain: There are those who will stop at nothing to keep their chilling conspiracy in the shadows. . . .From the Paperback edition.

Triple

by Ken Follett

A New York Times bestselling novel of international suspense and terror from the author of Edge of Eternity and Eye of the Needle...As Egypt comes closer and closer to developing a nuclear bomb, the Mossad's number-one Israeli agent is given an impossible mission: to beat the Arabs in the nuclear arms race by finding and stealing 200 tons of uranium. The world's balance of power will shift. And the Mossad, KGB, Egyptians, and Fedayeen terrorists will play out the final, violent moves in this devastating game where the price of failure is nuclear holocaust....

Triple

by Ken Follett

From Ken Follett-the #1 name in electrifying international suspense-comes a remarkable novel of intrigue and doomsday possibilities. The world's balance of power is about to shift dangerously as the ultimate weapon nears completion in a secret facility in the heart of the desert. Across the globe, operatives from the great nations set a deadly game in motion, covertly maneuvering pawns and kings to achieve a frightening advantage-while terrorists and their hunters prepare for the contest's final, bloody moves. And one man-a razor-sharp master of disguise, deceit, and triple-cross-must somehow do the impossible: steal 200 tons of uranium without any of the other players discovering the theft. The clock is ticking. And the price of failure is Apocalypse.

Triple

by Ken Follett

From Ken Follett--the #1 name in electrifying international suspense--comes a remarkable novel of intrigue and doomsday possibilities.The world's balance of power is about to shift dangerously as the ultimate weapon nears completion in a secret facility in the heart of the desert. Across the globe, operatives from the great nations set a deadly game in motion, covertly maneuvering pawns and kings to achieve a frightening advantage--while terrorists and their hunters prepare for the contest's final, bloody moves. And one man--a razor-sharp master of disguise, deceit, and triple-cross--must somehow do the impossible: steal 200 tons of uranium without any of the other players discovering the theft.The clock is ticking.And the price of failure is Apocalypse.

Whiteout

by Ken Follett

A missing canister of a deadly virus. A lab technician bleeding from the eyes. Toni Gallo, the security director of a Scottish medical research firm, knows she has problems, but she has no idea of the nightmare to come. <P><P> As a Christmas Eve blizzard whips out of the north, several people, Toni among them, converge on a remote family house. All have something to gain or lose from the drug developed to fight the virus. As the storm worsens, the emotional sparks--jealousies, distrust, sexual attraction, rivalries--crackle; desperate secrets are revealed; hidden traitors and unexpected heroes emerge. Filled with startling twists at every turn, Whiteout rockets Follett into a class by himself.From the Paperback edition.

Winter of the World

by Ken Follett

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERPicking up where Fall of Giants, the first novel in the extraordinary Century Trilogy, left off, Winter of the World follows its five interrelated families--American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh--through a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the great dramas of World War II, and into the beginning of the long Cold War.Carla von Ulrich, born of German and English parents, finds her life engulfed by the Nazi tide until daring to commit a deed of great courage and heartbreak....American brothers Woody and Chuck Dewar, each with a secret, take separate paths to momentous events, one in Washington, the other in the bloody jungles of the Pacific....English student Lloyd Williams discovers in the crucible of the Spanish Civil War that he must fight Communism just as hard as Fascism....Daisy Peshkov, a driven social climber, cares only for popularity and the fast set until war transforms her life, while her cousin Volodya carves out a position in Soviet intelligence that will affect not only this war but also the war to come.From the Paperback edition.

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