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Fiction - Local Writers & Local Interest - Novels set in Liverpool and the North West, OR written by local writers.

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 58 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Madonna of Bolton by Matt Cain
    The Madonna of Bolton - by Matt Cain

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783528004 | ISBN 10: 1783528001

    An everyday story of love, life and Causing a Commotion.  Charlie Matthews’ love story begins in a pebble-dashed house in suburban Bolton, at a time when most little boys want to grow up to be Michael Jackson, and girls want to be Princess Di ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pulp Idol Firsts 2019 by Various authors
    Pulp Idol Firsts 2019 - by Various authors

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910580356 | ISBN 10: 191058035x

    Pulp Idol is a novel writing competition run by Writing on the Wall, Liverpool's longest running writing and literary organisation. Many new novelists, including Ariel Kahn - Raising Sparks, James Rice - Alice and the Fly, John Donoghue - The Death's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs
    Inside Pale Eyes: A Dream Noir - by Dave Ward, illustrated by Bryan Biggs

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908577856 | ISBN 10: 1908577851

    A fractured narrative of grey twilight where half-glimpsed figures flicker through a deserted city-scape. Connection is everything, but nobody connects.  The flowers smell of passion. Of dust. Of dirt. Of hurt that floods a siren’s dirge up ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) by Neil Campbell
    Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) - by Neil Campbell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631482 | ISBN 10: 1784631485

    n this, the second volume of a projected Manchester trilogy, the young writer takes a zero-hours job in a mail-sorting depot but struggles to cope with the demands of menial work and the attitudes of his colleagues. Only after rescuing and acquiring ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bess by Rose Thomas
    Bess - by Rose Thomas

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910580332 | ISBN 10: 1910580333

    Bess, young, black and part of a new generation growing up in post-war Liverpool, faces age-old racism amidst new opportunities for work, and personal, social and sexual exploration.   Returning to Liverpool from her home in London, Bess ponde ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales by David Greygoose
    Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales - by David Greygoose

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781782692065 | ISBN 10: 1782692061

    "A rich, primordial dreamtime... A wonderful excavation of the story traditions that our ancestors huddled around for warmth... highly recommended."(Alan Moore, author of Watchmen) "Utterly wonderful… in his bones, David Greygoose understands th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Made Up: An Anthology of LGBTQ+ Writing from Liverpool and Merseyside by Various authors
    Made Up: An Anthology of LGBTQ+ Writing from Liverpool and Merseyside - by Various authors

    £4.50   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781542462952 | ISBN 10: 1542462959

    Do you know where Winnie the Pooh currently lives? Are you aware of the real reason Margaret Thatcher pursued her infamous Clause 28 anti-LGBTQ campaign? And what's it like to relive a Welsh gay love affair while sitting on a little green bus? Or spy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dark Circle by Linda Grant
    The Dark Circle - by Linda Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349006789 | ISBN 10: 0349006784

    The Second World War is over, a new decade is beginning but for an East End teenage brother and sister living on the edge of the law, life has been suspended.  Sent away to a tuberculosis sanatorium in Kent to learn the way of the patient, they find ... more

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  • Cover image of book News from Nowhere by Jane Austin
    News from Nowhere - by Jane Austin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910836545 | ISBN 10: 1910836540

    Inspired by letters from family members who served on the Western Front and written home to Bangor, News From Nowhere describes the impact of war on a family, including Bronwyn, the sister coming of age as her brothers and father endure the torments ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of Us by Jonathan Harvey
    The History of Us - by Jonathan Harvey

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447298205 | ISBN 10: 1447298209

    Liverpool 1985 Kathleen, Adam and Jocelyn are three teenage friends who bond over an unconventional nativity play. They all have ambitions, they all have dreams. Adam wants to be a writer, Jocelyn wants to sing and Kathleen - well, she wants to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Striking Murder by A. J. Wright
    Striking Murder - by A. J. Wright

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780749019440 | ISBN 10: 0749019441

    Longlisted for the CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger   1893. Wigan is in the grip of a devastating national miners strike and a harsh winter. Arthur Morris, a wealthy colliery owner whose intransigence on miners pay is the main cause of the st ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss
    Signs for Lost Children - by Sarah Moss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089137 | ISBN 10: 1847089135

    Only weeks into their marriage a young couple embark on a six-month period of separation. Tom Cavendish goes to Japan to build lighthouses and his wife Ally, Doctor Moberley-Cavendish, stays and works at the Truro asylum. As Ally plunges into the ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed by Fire by Jules Grant
    We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed by Fire - by Jules Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908434869 | ISBN 10: 1908434864

    Voiced by Donna and her streetwise god-daughter Aurora, this thrillingly original crime novel unfolds at breakneck speed at once furious, tender and heartbreaking.   Lesbian gangster and street poet Donna runs the all-female Bronte Close Gan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pulp Idol Firsts 2016 by Various authors
    Pulp Idol Firsts 2016 - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910580103 | ISBN 10: 1910580104

    Pulp Idol is a unique writing competition for novelists, which focuses on supporting new original voices and getting them heard. We provide a platform for up-and-coming writers, helping with exposure to new audiences and providing contacts with key p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World Is {Not} a Cold, Dead Place by Nathan O
    The World Is {Not} a Cold, Dead Place - by Nathan O'Hagan

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780955469992 | ISBN 10: 0955469996

    I have developed a detachment from the rest of the human race. I don't fear them. I don't consider myself above them. It's just that I genuinely loathe them. There is no reason. I wasn't abused as a child. There were no traumatic events in adolescenc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cromwell Factor by David George Lawrence
    The Cromwell Factor - by David George Lawrence

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993378201 | ISBN 10: 099337820x

    Dan Jackson and Craig Davison share the same tragic secret. One cant catch a break but remains honest, law-abiding and sincere. The other is the British Prime Minister.   Dans luck changes for the worse when he stumbles upon Cromwells Hamme ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alice and the Fly by James Rice
    Alice and the Fly - by James Rice

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444790092 | ISBN 10: 1444790099

    A spellbinding debut novel by an exceptional new young British talent. This is a book about phobias and obsessions, isolation and dark corners. It's about families, friendships, and carefully preserved secrets. But above everything else it's about ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson
    The House on the Hill - by Kevin Sampson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099578253 | ISBN 10: 0099578255

    An escaped runaway, a Moroccan drug dynasty - and a crime that will take DCI Billy McCartney from Merseyside to Marrakech... DCI Billy McCartney has gone to ground, disillusioned with his job. When a runaway turns up on his doorstep, her story plu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfidy by Mark Bowman
    Perfidy - by Mark Bowman

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906407308 | ISBN 10: 1906407304

    Book Two of The Verity Trilogy.   While hiding on Mars, Nomia embarks on an audacious plan to free her brothers and sisters from the organic computer of the Nexus, and to cripple MynCorp's hold over humanity. To succeed she will need to forge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liberty Bazaar by David Chadwick
    Liberty Bazaar - by David Chadwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906582920 | ISBN 10: 1906582920

    Liverpool, 1863: Newly arrived in England, wealthy liberals enlist Trinity, an escaped slave girl, in their campaign to abolish slavery and support Abraham Lincolns Union. Jubal, a high-ranking Confederate officer, has arrived to find supporters and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Just Appeared by Jonathan Harvey
    The Girl Who Just Appeared - by Jonathan Harvey

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781447238461 | ISBN 10: 144723846x

    From the award-winning author of All She Wants and the writer of Coronation Street and Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, comes this comedy with a huge, beating heart.  London 2014. Holly Smith has never fitted in. Adopted when just a few months old, she's a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Joan by Jennie Rooney
    Red Joan - by Jennie Rooney

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099575733 | ISBN 10: 0099575736

    Cambridge University in 1937 is awash with ideas and idealists to unworldly Joan it is dazzling.  After a chance meeting with Russian-born Sonya and Leo, Joan is swept up in the glamour and energy of the duo, and finds herself growing close ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Great Big Shining Star by Niall Griffiths
    A Great Big Shining Star - by Niall Griffiths

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099507680 | ISBN 10: 0099507684

    Sixteen-year-old Grace may be from a small coastal village but she's not staying there. She has huge dreams, and knows from television and magazines that she can get to the big city, she can be a star, simply by changing from a duckling to a swan. It ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Killing Pool by Kevin Sampson
    The Killing Pool - by Kevin Sampson

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099470267 | ISBN 10: 0099470268

    Detective Chief Inspector Billy McCartney discovers a headless corpse in the scrubland close to Liverpool docks. The slaying carries all the hallmarks of a gangland hit a message from the underworld to snitches, cops and rival gangs. One mile a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lemon Grove by Helen Walsh
    The Lemon Grove - by Helen Walsh

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472212122 | ISBN 10: 1472212126

    Sun. Desire. Obsession. An explosive, intelligent novel from the prize-winning author of Brass. Each summer, Jenn and her husband Greg return to Deia, on Mallorca's dramatic west coast. This year the arrival of Emma, Jenn's stepdaughter, and her ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
    A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing - by Eimear McBride

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571317165 | ISBN 10: 0571317162

    WINNER OF THE 2014 BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION   Eimear McBride's award-winning debut novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her brother, and the long shadow cast by his childhood brain tumour. Not so much a stream ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead Gone by Luca Veste
    Dead Gone - by Luca Veste

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007525577 | ISBN 10: 0007525575

    The young girl you have found isnt the first experiment Ive carried out. She wont be the last.  A tense, unpredictable crime debut that will not only have you gripped, but will chill you to the bone. Perfect for fans of Stuart MacBride and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red or Dead by David Peace
    Red or Dead - by David Peace

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571280667 | ISBN 10: 0571280668

    In 1959, Liverpool Football Club were in the Second Division. Liverpool Football Club had never won the FA Cup. Fifteen seasons later, Liverpool Football Club had won three League titles, two FA Cups and the UEFA Cup. Liverpool Football Club had beco ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dark Side of the River by Brian Formby
    Dark Side of the River - by Brian Formby

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781783061303 | ISBN 10: 1783061308

    Dark Side of the River is an edgy crime thriller, full of strong characters and set in 1930s Liverpool.   Detective Sergeant John Bridle thought the dockland bare-knuckle fight would be hard training for his police club boxers, but its a cas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruin by Carol Maginn
    Ruin - by Carol Maginn

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781909841253 | ISBN 10: 1909841250

    What would you do with 33,000,000?   Buy a stately home? Become a celebrity? Give it away? These questions suddenly become real to the O'Leary family when daughter Maxine wins the lottery. It seems that all their worries are behind them, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Folded Man by Matt Hill
    The Folded Man - by Matt Hill

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908737342 | ISBN 10: 1908737344

    In 2018, Manchester is a rotten city propped up by a few bad men. After the cuts, the toppling of its flagship tower, the riots and the terror, the promise of a prosperous North is gone. The first industrial city is dying its people left to fend fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Trouble Started by Robert Williams
    How the Trouble Started - by Robert Williams

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571288557 | ISBN 10: 0571288553

    Donald Bailey is sixteen. He can't forget the trouble that happened when he was eight and the police were called. His mother can't forget either and even leaving their home town doesn't help. Then Donald befriends Jake, who is eight years old and ter ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Streets by Anthony Quinn
    The Streets - by Anthony Quinn

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099575153 | ISBN 10: 0099575159

    From the author of Half of the Human Race (Channel 4 TV Book Club) comes an intricate and thrilling tale of love and conspiracy in Victorian London. London, 1882. David Wildeblood, an idealistic young journalist, pounds the streets of Camden repo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amy
    Amy's Diary - by Maureen Lee

    £1.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781409137382 | ISBN 10: 1409137384

    Set during the Second World War in Liverpool, this is a brand new Maureen Lee - written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion.  On 3rd September 1939, Amy Browning decided to start writing a diary. It was a momentous day ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blind Ambition by Grace Harwood
    Blind Ambition - by Grace Harwood

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780956805003 | ISBN 10: 0956805000

    Meet Emily Devlin - the world's only nearly blind, unemployed show jumper. Things haven't been going so well for her since losing her mum, her horse, her job, her sight, and well, everything really.   But that was before she met The Blank, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book San Marco:  The End of the Road by Margaret Henderson Smith
    San Marco: The End of the Road - by Margaret Henderson Smith

    £10.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781845494681 | ISBN 10: 1845494687

    Just now Harriet envies the traffic lights outside Starboard Marine North West. Programmed. Devoid of anxiety, turmoil, indecision. Her life? One big hole! How did she manage to dig 3 men in so soon? She's fighting to get back to amber. But can she? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Makandal
    Makandal's Legacy - by C.G.S.Millworth

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781452048024 | ISBN 10: 1452048029

    Makandals Legacy is inspired by a Haitian legend. Francois Makandal fought a battle for freedom from the world of slavery in which he lived. We learn that he asked the voodoo spirits for a unique gift for his son one that has impacted greatly up ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Finest Type of English Womanhood by Rachel Heath
    The Finest Type of English Womanhood - by Rachel Heath

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099532743 | ISBN 10: 0099532743

    Costa Book Awards Shortlist, 2009.  It is 1946, and seventeen-year-old Laura Telling is stagnating in her dilapidated Sussex family home, while her eccentric parents slip further into isolation. A chance encounter with Paul Lovell offers her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rescue Man by Anthony Quinn
    The Rescue Man - by Anthony Quinn

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099531937 | ISBN 10: 0099531933

    Summer, 1939. Historian Tom Baines is at work on a study of Liverpool's architectural past. His mood, like the rest of the country's, is distracted by the ominous rumblings from Europe; if war should come, will the buildings and streets that he docum ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Crowd by Laurent Mauvignier
    In the Crowd - by Laurent Mauvignier

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571236374 | ISBN 10: 0571236375

    May 1985, Jeff and Tonino, two Parisian football fans with serious drinking habits, are on their way to the European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus, at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels.  So too are Tana and Francesco, newlyweds fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ne Obliviscaris by Margaret Henderson Smith
    Ne Obliviscaris - by Margaret Henderson Smith

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781845494063 | ISBN 10: 1845494067

    Harriet. Caught between the steady and the charismatic. Wavering. Two very different men. She's trouble. Can't stay out of it. Still digging away. In serious danger of collapsing the fragile corners of her triangular existence into one big hole. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mister Roberts by Alexei Sayle
    Mister Roberts - by Alexei Sayle

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340961568 | ISBN 10: 0340961562

    A bright shining star lurches abruptly across the sky. A strong, silent man with blank eyes enters Bar Noche Azul. A thirteen-year-old boy is the only one who knows there is a connection. Wonderfully inventive, darkly funny and thoughtful ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Real Louise and Other Stories by Ailsa Cox
    The Real Louise and Other Stories - by Ailsa Cox

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781902096575 | ISBN 10: 1902096576

    The Real Louise brings together a selection of new and published stories by Ailsa Cox. Some are love stories; others deal with family relationships or characters coming to terms with conflicting identities. All of them are rooted in the modern city a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Watching Eva by Alasdair Kay
    Watching Eva - by Alasdair Kay

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781849231671 | ISBN 10: 1849231672

    Abruptly cast out of Heaven, Eric awaits the architect who allowed him to enter even after the sins he committed. Eric can return by repenting, but in Heaven there was no memory and how can you repent for something you don't remember doing?  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waterloo Sunset by Martin Edwards
    Waterloo Sunset - by Martin Edwards

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780749079277 | ISBN 10: 0749079274

    IN MEMORY Harry Devlin Died Suddenly Liverpool Midsummer's Eve.  No one expects to read their own obituary. Liverpool lawyer Harry Devlin never knew five short lines could be so menacing - someone wants him dead and he's only got seven ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Liverpool: A City in Short Fiction by Various authors
    The Book of Liverpool: A City in Short Fiction - by Various authors

    £7.95   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905583096 | ISBN 10: 1905583095

    A baby blown out of an upstairs window by a WWII bomb lives to hear others tell the tale... A woman embarks on a long-term obsession with a city landmark, abandoning her lover for the Liver... A bricklayer working on the foundations of a neve ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Men by Matthew De Abaitua
    The Red Men - by Matthew De Abaitua

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781905005581 | ISBN 10: 190500558x

    Nelson used to be a radical journalist, but now he works for Monad, one of the world's leading corporations. Monad make the Dr Easys, the androids which patrol London's streets: assisting police, easing tensions, calming the populace. But Monad also ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Than Just a Hairdresser by Nia Pritchard
    More Than Just a Hairdresser - by Nia Pritchard

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781870206853 | ISBN 10: 1870206851

    Shirley runs a mobile hairdressing service from her Liverpool home. Ably assisted by her camp-as-a-row-of-pink-frillies sidekick, Oli, she trims and colours the locks of young and old, fraught and fancy-free, in the local pensioners' home and on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Weeping Women Hotel by Alexei Sayle
    The Weeping Women Hotel - by Alexei Sayle

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340831229 | ISBN 10: 0340831227

    This is a latest novel from highly acclaimed writer Alexei Sayle - bleak, hilarious and completely unique. Northern girl Harriet lives and works on a London estate which is a battleground between the white working class plus the immigrants versus th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wreckage by Niall Griffiths
    Wreckage - by Niall Griffiths

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099461135 | ISBN 10: 0099461137

    Everything goes wrong from the start. The money's been stolen from the remote North Wales post office, but Darren's been over-enthusiastic with the lump hammer. The elderly sub-postmistress lies in a coma. When Darren and Alastair get back to Liverp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brass by Helen Walsh
    Brass - by Helen Walsh

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781841955681 | ISBN 10: 184195568x

    Nineteen-year-old Millie O'Reilly is clever, spiky and adored by men, but feels increasingly trapped. She seeks escape in the hedonistic underbelly of Liverpool, getting off on rough sex & cheap highs. Shockingly candid & brutally poetic, Helen Wal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freshers by Kevin Sampson
    Freshers - by Kevin Sampson

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099428367 | ISBN 10: 0099428369

    Kit Hannah is about to start university. He's funny, clever and popular, but he's harbouring a dark forboding he dare not share with anyone. And it's with a heavy heart that he leaves home to begin a new life.  At the vast Hall of Residence he c ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
    An Awfully Big Adventure - by Beryl Bainbridge

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780349116150 | ISBN 10: 0349116156

    It is 1950 and the Liverpool repertory theatre company is rehearsing its Christmas production of Peter Pan, a story of childhood innocence and loss.   Stella has been taken on as an assistant stage manager and quickly becomes obsessed with Me ... more

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  • Cover image of book According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
    According to Queeney - by Beryl Bainbridge

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780349114477 | ISBN 10: 0349114471

    In 1764, the great Samuel Johnson, irascible genius, unparalleled wit and toast of all society, is plagued by ill health and has become jaded by his bickering dependants. Suffering from a bout of melancholy, he accepts an invitation to the table ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wrong Boy by Willy Russell
    The Wrong Boy - by Willy Russell

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780552996457 | ISBN 10: 0552996459

    Welcome to the heart-wrenching, ever-erring world of Raymond Marks, a normal boy from a normal town. Until, that is, in the wake of the Transvestite Nativity Play Scandal, the ill-fated flytrapping crze begins - a craze that involves fifteen boys, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
    Under the Volcano - by Malcolm Lowry

    £9.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141182254 | ISBN 10: 0141182253

    It is the Day of the Dead. The fiesta in full swing.  In the shadow of Popocatepeti ragged children beg coins to buy skulls made of chocolate...and the ugly pariah dogs roam the streets. Geoffrey Firmin, HM ex-consul, is drowning himself in liqu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge
    Every Man for Himself - by Beryl Bainbridge

    £8.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780349108704 | ISBN 10: 0349108706

    Shortlisted for the Booker Prize. For the four fraught, mysterious days of her doomed maiden voyage in 1912, the Titanic sails towards New York, glittering with luxury, freighted with millionaires and hopefuls. In her labyrinthine passageway ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strandloper by Alan Garner
    Strandloper - by Alan Garner

    £8.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9781860461613 | ISBN 10: 1860461611

    Based on the true story of William Buckley, Strandloper begins in the rural Cheshire of the 1790s. Where young William and Het are preparing for the annual festival known as Shick-Shack Day. William has been chosen as the village's Shick-Shack, an an ... more

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