Why would any rational human being paddle into the biggest wave in history? Nazaré delves into the lives of a select band of surfers who gather in a small Portuguese fishing village to do just that. A new breed of men and women pushing the boundaries of their death-defying sport by challenging each other to go bigger than ever before. Their goal? To surf the biggest wave ever recorded. The record currently stands at 86 feet, set in Nazaré in 2020. But the dream is to go over 100 feet. A skyscraper of water, the ocean's Everest. Matt Majendie has been invited into the inner circle of this band of wave hunters and adrenaline seekers, living with them and chronicling the highs and lows, the fear and the rush of their seemingly insane search for the biggest wave of all.
Is blood thicker than water? At five a.m. one summer's morning, police diver Jen Harper wakes to find herself submerged in the silt of a river with no memory of how she got there. Forty-eight hours later, she's called to dive in the same river in search of a missing woman, Claudia Franklin. But for Jen, this is no ordinary job. Her and Claudia's families were entangled for decades – there is unresolved resentment between them, unspoken secrets. Jen hasn't seen Claudia for twelve years now. Or has she?
My Vegan Year
Millions of young people want to be more plant-based - and this is the first ever young person's guide to the whole vegan year. It's filled with helpful advice and inspiration about how to cut down on (or cut out) meat and dairy, as well as the latest nutritional information to make sure young readers have the all-important facts at their fingertips, free from disinformation and waffle.