When Alexis travels to Crete to find out more about her mother’s past,
she ends up discovering a number of family secrets surrounding her
great-grandmother and a powerful connection to the island she had never
When Robinson Crusoe is washed up alone on a seemingly deserted island, he must learn quickly to fend for himself. He slowly creates a new life by building a house and gaining the friendship of a native.
Vacuum cleaner salesman, Wormold, is offered some extra income by an unknown Englishman if he writes up a few false reports. He finds himself involved in a dangerous situation when the reports start to come true, turning Havana into an intimidating place.
Ten strangers are mysteriously invited to a dinner party at an island mansion off the coast of Devon. During dinner, they hear a tape recording accusing each of them of having a secret and one by one they begin to fall victim to an unknown murderer.
When a journalist arrives on a remote island in serach of oil reserves, he discovers a utopian lifestyle that combines the best of Eastern and Western philosophies. He begins to get used to the islands way of life and must make the difficult decision of whether to complete his assignment or abandon his work to live in paradise.
A car crash lands architect Robert Maitland on a traffic island under
three converging motorways. But when he tries to escape, it proves
impossible. Like Robinson Crusoe, Maitland has to survive using only
what he has to hand. A powerful fable for our times.
When a plane crash leaves a group of schoolboys stranded on a desert
island waiting for rescue. At first they collaborate under the
leadership of Ralph, until the status quo is challenged by Jack and his
band of painted murderous savages. Classic tale of what happens when the
veneer of civilisation is stripped away.
A young teacher, Nicholas Urfe, takes a job on a Greek island where to
begin with he struggles with loneliness. Exploring the island he comes
across a estate owned by Maurice Conchis a mysterious Greek recluse.
Nick becomes embroiled in the other man?s psychological games, at first
amused and intrigued until they take a darker turn.
Combe Island has become a privately owned retreat for stressed-out
high-achieving men and women. When one of them is found murdered, Adam
Dalgliesh is called in to investigate. No sooner has he started than a
second body is discovered. A taut and gripping murder mystery.
Adrift in a dinghy, Edward Prendick is rescued by a boat carrying a
menagerie of animals. The captain abandons him with them on an island
peopled with strange humanised creatures. Prendick meets Dr Moreau and
begins to understand the nightmarish work in which the scientist is
involved. A grim warn against scientific obsession without moral