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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 310 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Half-Life Of A Stolen Sister by Rachel Cantor
    Half-Life Of A Stolen Sister - by Rachel Cantor

    £16.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781641296014 | ISBN 10: 1641296011

    Reimagines the lives of the Brontë siblings—Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and brother Branwell—from their precocious childhoods, to the writing of their great novels, to their early deaths.  A form-shattering novel by an author praised as “l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Knowing by Emma Hinds
    The Knowing - by Emma Hinds

    £16.99   hardback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781915798138 | ISBN 10: 1915798132

    A SUNDAY TIMES HISTORICAL FICTION BOOK OF THE MONTH  ‘Vivid, visceral and utterly immersive. Extraordinary’ LIZ HYDER author of The Gifts   ‘You can smell the spit and sawdust rising from the pages of this atmospheric gothic novel.’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story of the Forest by Linda Grant
    The Story of the Forest - by Linda Grant

    £18.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780349014104 | ISBN 10: 0349014108

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2023  ‘Epic and marvellously entertaining… There’s a furious energy to the novel, which constantly moves forward even as it looks sorrowfully back’ FINANCIAL TIMES  ‘ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
    Main Street - by Sinclair Lewis

    £7.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781847498960 | ISBN 10: 1847498965

    Fully annotated edition with over 400 notes.   Young college graduate Carol Kennicott moves from a big city to Gopher Prairie, Minnesota, the small town from which her new husband hails. Imbued with ideals of urban improvement, she dreams of redes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghost Woods by C.J. Cooke
    The Ghost Woods - by C.J. Cooke

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780008515942 | ISBN 10: 0008515948

    ‘Haunting’ Sara Sheridan  ‘Intriguing, atmospheric, thought-provoking’ Alexandra Bell   ‘Beautifully crafted, thrilling and atmospheric’ Rebecca Netley   In the midst of the woods stands a house called Lichen Hall.   This pla ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Sappho by Selby Wynn Schwartz
    After Sappho - by Selby Wynn Schwartz

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781913111397 | ISBN 10: 1913111393

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022  “What did we want? To begin with, we wanted what half the population had got by just being born.”   It's 1895. Amid laundry and bruises, Rina Pierangeli Faccio gives birth to the child of the man who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wind Knows My Name by Isabelle Allende
    The Wind Knows My Name - by Isabelle Allende

    £18.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526660312 | ISBN 10: 1526660318

    THE POWERFUL AND MOVING NEW NOVEL FROM LITERARY LEGEND ISABEL ALLENDE   PRAISE FOR THE AUTHOR 'A grand storyteller' - KHALED HOSSEINI 'A new novel by Isabel Allende is always a treat' - DAILY MAIL 'What a joy it must be to come upon Allende ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lapvona by Ottessa Moshfegh
    Lapvona - by Ottessa Moshfegh

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529115727 | ISBN 10: 1529115728

    Welcome to Lapvona. In a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself at the centre of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test...  Discover the Sunday Times bests ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stone Blind by Natalie Haynes
    Stone Blind - by Natalie Haynes

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529061512 | ISBN 10: 1529061512

    Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023.  In Stone Blind, the instant Sunday Times bestseller, Natalie Haynes brings the infamous Medusa to life as you have never seen her before.  'Witty, gripping, ruthless' – Margaret Atwood via ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Language of Food by Annabel Abbs
    The Language of Food - by Annabel Abbs

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398502253 | ISBN 10: 1398502251

    ‘Exhilarating to read - thoughtful, heart-warming and poignant, with a quiet intelligence and elegance that does its heroine proud’ Bridget Collins  Two women Ten years A recipe for success  Eliza Acton, despite never having boi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chase Of The Wild Goose by Mary Gordon
    Chase Of The Wild Goose - by Mary Gordon

    £12.00   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781739744106 | ISBN 10: 1739744101

    The story of Lady Eleanor Butler and Miss Sarah Ponsonby, known as the Ladies of Llangollen  “Gordon’s spirited, romantic account of the lives of the Ladies of Llangollen is a fascinating piece of queer literary history in its own right. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing Special by Nicole Flattery
    Nothing Special - by Nicole Flattery

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526612120 | ISBN 10: 1526612127

    A 2023 HIGHLIGHT FOR: THE TIMES * TELEGRAPH * STYLIST * GQ * GUARDIAN * HARPER'S BAZAAR * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING * WATERSTONES * i-D * IRISH TIMES * HUFFINGTON POST UK   'A blade-sharp coming-of-age novel' SPECTATOR   'Confirms Flattery as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lady MacBethad by Isabelle Schuler
    Lady MacBethad - by Isabelle Schuler

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526647252 | ISBN 10: 1526647257

    'Suspenseful, atmospheric and full of twists and turns, I loved the brutal, backstabbing world that Isabelle Schuler conjures up where only the most ruthless can survive' - Jennifer Saint  'Dazzlingly clever and difficult to put down' i  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Violeta by Isabel Allende
    Violeta - by Isabel Allende

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526648365 | ISBN 10: 1526648369

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL FROM LITERARY LEGEND ISABEL ALLENDE   'Epic, beautifully crafted... Gripping from start to finish' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A moving exploration of both the pain and the freedom of being an outsider' NEW STATESMAN ... more

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  • Cover image of book Medusa by Jessie Burton
    Medusa - by Jessie Burton

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526662408 | ISBN 10: 152666240x

    'A beautiful and profound retelling' - Madeline Miller, author of The Song of Achilles and Circe 'Gives the serpent-headed monster of myth a powerful and haunting humanity' - Jennifer Saint, author of Ariadne and Elektra   If I told you tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Seamstress Of Sardinia by Bianca Pitzorno
    The Seamstress Of Sardinia - by Bianca Pitzorno

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781922330536 | ISBN 10: 1922330531

    The irresistible story of a young woman seeking freedom and happiness.   Born into poverty, the seamstress spends her days sewing in the houses of wealthy families. Her work is simple and honest; taught by her nonna, she skilfully prepares nig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blood Flower by Alex Reeve
    The Blood Flower - by Alex Reeve

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526612755 | ISBN 10: 1526612755

    'Exceptional' Sarah Hilary  'Don't be ordinary, Leo. Passion has its price.'  1883. Two young people have been killed near Portsmouth's docks. When journalist and amateur detective Leo Stanhope arrives, the police have already dismissed the v ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Prentice-Boy by Ray Rumsby
    The Prentice-Boy - by Ray Rumsby

    £11.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781910461600 | ISBN 10: 1910461601

    I was genuinely sorry to finish this book. It had me completely engaged… and I loved the clever surprise in the middle of it. ~ Louis de Bernieres, author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin   Ray Rumsby takes a historical figure, the maestr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Attic Child by Lola Jaye
    The Attic Child - by Lola Jaye

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529064582 | ISBN 10: 1529064589

    ‘An incredibly important book... a beautifully crafted, compelling story... which will undoubtedly break your heart but also make it sing’ - Mike Gayle   Two children trapped in the same attic, almost a century apart, bound by a secret. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
    The Lincoln Highway - by Amor Towles

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529157642 | ISBN 10: 1529157641

    THE INSTANT NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF RULES OF CIVILITY AND A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW  'Deserves a place alongside Kerouac, Steinbeck and Wolfe as the very best of the genre' OBSERVER  'An absolute beauty of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Horse of Selene by Juanita Casey
    The Horse of Selene - by Juanita Casey

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781915290007 | ISBN 10: 1915290007

    ‘A remarkable first novel by a remarkable woman.’ The New York Times  ‘Extraordinary... The Horse of Selene is at once irreverently comic, philosophical and lyrical.’ The Irish Times  Holy Mother who knows so much. Help me for I’m d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Matrix by Lauren Groff
    Matrix - by Lauren Groff

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529157864 | ISBN 10: 1529157862

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2021  Seventeen-year-old Marie, too wild for courtly life, is thrown to the dogs one winter morning, expelled from the royal court to become the prioress of an abbey. Marie is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell
    Utopia Avenue - by David Mitchell

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781444799477 | ISBN 10: 1444799479

    ‘A stand-out triumph’ – Sunday Times  The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of CLOUD ATLAS and THE BONE CLOCKS, ‘one of the most brilliantly inventive writers of this, or any country’ (Independent).  Utopia Avenue mi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fortune Men by Nadifa Mohamed
    The Fortune Men - by Nadifa Mohamed

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780241466957 | ISBN 10: 0241466954

    Mahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with Somali and West Indian sailors, Maltese businessmen and Jewish families. He is a father, chancer, some-time petty thief. He is many things, in fact, but he is not a murderer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children of Sugarcane by Joanne Joseph
    Children of Sugarcane - by Joanne Joseph

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781776191864 | ISBN 10: 1776191862

    Vividly set against the backdrop of 19th century India and the British-owned sugarcane plantations of Natal, written with great tenderness and lyricism, Children of Sugarcane paints an intimate and wrenching picture of indenture told from a woman’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sisters Mao by Gavin McCrea
    The Sisters Mao - by Gavin McCrea

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913348939 | ISBN 10: 1913348938

    ‘McCrea’s portrait of Jiang Qing is a masterpiece of characterisation: at once monstrous and pitiable. The Sisters Mao is dazzlingly clever and original.’ Antonia Senior, The Times  A Sunday Independent Book of the Year  Against the ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Want Everything by Nanni Balestrini
    We Want Everything - by Nanni Balestrini

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781784783693 | ISBN 10: 1784783692

    The explosive novel of Italy’s revolutionary 1969.  It was 1969, and temperatures were rising across the factories of the north as workers demanded better pay and conditions. Soon, discontent would erupt in what became known as Italy’s Ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cunning Women by Elizabeth Lee
    Cunning Women - by Elizabeth Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529156805 | ISBN 10: 1529156807

    ONE OF GRAZIA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2021   Lancashire, 1620. Young Sarah Haworth and her family live as outcasts. They are 'cunning folk', feared by the local villagers by day, but called upon under cover of darkness for healing balms and spells. & ... more

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  • Cover image of book Karolina, or The Torn Curtain by Maryla Szymiczkowa
    Karolina, or The Torn Curtain - by Maryla Szymiczkowa

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786079299 | ISBN 10: 1786079291

    A thrilling sequel to the critically-acclaimed Mrs Mohr Goes Missing.  Easter, 1895. The biggest event in the Catholic calendar is a disaster in Zofia Turbotynska's household. Her maid Karolina has handed in her notice and worse, gone missing ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville
    A Room Made of Leaves - by Kate Grenville

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838851248 | ISBN 10: 1838851240

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION - the new novel from the Women's Prize for Fiction winner and Man Booker prize-shortlisted author of The Secret River.  It is 1788. When twenty-one-year-old Elizabeth marries the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton
    The Devil and the Dark Water - by Stuart Turton

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408889534 | ISBN 10: 1408889536

    CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN, SUNDAY TIMES, DAILY MAIL, FINANCIAL TIMES, DAILY EXPRESS AND i PAPER   Three impossible crimes Two unlikely detectives One deadly voyage   It's 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world's greatest dete ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Secrets by Kate Morrison
    A Book of Secrets - by Kate Morrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913090678 | ISBN 10: 1913090671

    A Book of Secrets is the story of a woman named Susan Charlewood living in Elizabethan England. Born in what is now Ghana, Susan is enslaved by the Portuguese but later rescued by British sailors, who bring her to England. Once in England, she is rai ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jack by Marilynne Robinson
    Jack - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011790 | ISBN 10: 0349011796

    Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.   Jack tells the story of John Ames B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cunning Women by Elizabeth Lee
    Cunning Women - by Elizabeth Lee

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786091161 | ISBN 10: 178609116x

    When it is no longer safe to be a witch, they call themselves cunning.   1620s Lancashire. Away from the village lies a small hamlet, abandoned since the Plague, where only one family dwells amongst its ruins. Young Sarah Haworth, her mother, brot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamnet by Maggie O
    Hamnet - by Maggie O'Farrell

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472223821 | ISBN 10: 1472223829

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020   TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART.  On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams
    The Dictionary of Lost Words - by Pip Williams

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781784743864 | ISBN 10: 1784743860

    Discover the internationally bestselling debut, Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.   In 1901, the word 'bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd
    The Book of Longings - by Sue Monk Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472232519 | ISBN 10: 1472232518

    The New York Times Bestseller.  An inspiring story set in the first century AD about a woman who finds her voice and her destiny, from author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.  Ana is born in Galilee at a time whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
    The Night Watchman - by Louise Erdrich

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472155368 | ISBN 10: 147215536x

    It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before C ... more

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  • Cover image of book Midnight Atlanta by Thomas Mullen
    Midnight Atlanta - by Thomas Mullen

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349144207 | ISBN 10: 0349144206

    Midnight Atlanta is the stunning new novel in the award-nominated, critically acclaimed Darktown series, and sees a newspaper editor murdered against the backdrop of Rosa Parks' protest and Martin Luther King Jnr's emergence.   Atlanta, 1956. Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Year Without Summer by Guinevere Glasfurd
    The Year Without Summer - by Guinevere Glasfurd

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781473672338 | ISBN 10: 1473672333

    1815, Sumbawa Island, Indonesia  Mount Tambora explodes in a cataclysmic eruption, killing thousands. Sent to investigate, ship surgeon Henry Hoggcan barely believe his eyes. Once a paradise, the island is now solid ash, the surrounding sea t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Citizens Need Not Fear by Maria Reva
    Good Citizens Need Not Fear - by Maria Reva

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349012681 | ISBN 10: 0349012687

    This brilliant and bitingly funny novel-in-stories, set in and around a single crumbling apartment building in Soviet-era Ukraine, heralds the arrival of a major new talent. A cast of unforgettable characters--citizens of the small industrial town of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Foundling by Stacey Halls
    The Foundling - by Stacey Halls

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838771409 | ISBN 10: 1838771409

    The new Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Familiars.  Two women, bound by a child, and a secret that will change everything...  London, 1754. Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London's Foundling ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
    The Island of Sea Women - by Lisa See

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471183836 | ISBN 10: 1471183831

    A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.   Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blackbird by Claire Allen
    The Blackbird - by Claire Allen

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781999797409 | ISBN 10: 199979740x

    It is 1941. Hope’s father, Jenner, builds Liverpool Cathedral while the Luftwaffe’s bombs fall. It is 2014, and Hope cares for her husband Robert as Alzheimer’s destroys his personality.   Hope’s husband Robert is a retired civic sculpto ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tidelands by Philippa Gregory
    Tidelands - by Philippa Gregory

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471172755 | ISBN 10: 1471172759

    England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different.   Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament.  The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
    City of Girls - by Elizabeth Gilbert

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781408867068 | ISBN 10: 1408867060

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   New York, 1940. Young, glamorous and inseparable, Vivian and Celia are chasing trouble from one end of the city to the other. But there is risk in all this play – that's what makes it so fun, and so da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
    Things in Jars - by Jess Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786893772 | ISBN 10: 1786893770

    The gripping Victorian detective novel from the Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author.  The case of the extraordinary child...  London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cilka
    Cilka's Journey - by Heather Morris

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785769047 | ISBN 10: 1785769049

    Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka's Journey is the sequel to the internationally No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz.  'She was the bravest person I ever met' Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mannequin Makers by Craig Cliff
    The Mannequin Makers - by Craig Cliff

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911545293 | ISBN 10: 1911545299

    A stunning historical debut novel of gothic proportions, telling the tale of a father’s obsession and the dark consequences.   “The skin was smooth and bright as porcelain, but looked as if it would give to the touch. What manner of wood h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Circe by Madeline Miller
    Circe - by Madeline Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408890042 | ISBN 10: 1408890046

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019   Woman. Witch. Myth. Mortal. Outcast. Lover. Destroyer. Survivor. CIRCE.   In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. Circe is a strange ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
    Swan Song - by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090188 | ISBN 10: 178609018x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE McKITTERICK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO BOOKS GLASS BELL AWARD   To the outside world, they were the icons of high society - the most glamorous and influential women of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
    Warlight - by Michael Ondaatje

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784708344 | ISBN 10: 1784708348

    **LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018** **FINALIST FOR THE 2018 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE**  It is 1945, and London is still reeling from the Blitz. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his sister, Rachel, are apparently abandoned by their parents, ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Houses by Amy Bloom
    White Houses - by Amy Bloom

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783781744 | ISBN 10: 1783781742

    In 1933, President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt took up residence in the White House. With them went the celebrated journalist Lorena Hickok - Hick to friends - a straight-talking reporter from South Dakota, whose passionate relationship with the i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
    The Silence of the Girls - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241983201 | ISBN 10: 0241983207

    "A very good, very raw rendition of the Trojan war from the point of view of the women."(Kate Atkinson) There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.  Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
    Unsheltered - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571347025 | ISBN 10: 0571347029

    THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORANGE PRIZE WINNER AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BARBARA KINGSOLVER  2016 Vineland Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against an upended world that seems to hold no mercy for her shattered life and family – or the cr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Boy by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
    Little Boy - by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571351022 | ISBN 10: 0571351026

    Little Boy was quite lost. He had no idea who he was or where he had come from... Grown Boy came into his own voice and let loose his word-horde pent-up within him.  From growing up as an orphan in 1920s New York, to serving in the Navy at the D- ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop
    The Mercy Seat - by Elizabeth H. Winthrop

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473672529 | ISBN 10: 147367252x

    An unforgettable novel - a riveting, heart-wrenching story of injustice and racism in 1940s Louisiana that is as powerful and profound as it is timely.  As the sun begins to set over Louisiana one October day in 1943, a young black man faces ... more

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  • Cover image of book Horseman
    Horseman's Song - by Ben Pastor

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912242115 | ISBN 10: 1912242117

    The sixth in the Martin Bora WWII mystery series.   Spain, July 1937. The tragic prelude to World War II is played out in the Spanish Civil War. Among Franco’s troops is Martin Bora, the young German officer and detective, assigned to the Sp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Never Anyone But You by Rupert Thomson
    Never Anyone But You - by Rupert Thomson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472153487 | ISBN 10: 1472153480

    Based on actual events, Never Anyone But You is the gripping, beautifully written story of a love affair between two revolutionary female artists who challenged the conventions of art and gender during the long twentieth century.  A small cit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian by Salley Vickers
    The Librarian - by Salley Vickers

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241330234 | ISBN 10: 0241330238

    In 1958, Sylvia Blackwell, fresh from one of the new post-war Library Schools, takes up a job as children's librarian in a run down library in the market town of East Mole.   Her mission is to fire the enthusiasm of the children of East Mole f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outcasts of Time by Ian Mortimer
    The Outcasts of Time - by Ian Mortimer

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471146589 | ISBN 10: 1471146588

    December 1348. With the country in the grip of the Black Death, brothers John and William fear that they will shortly die and go to Hell. But as the end draws near, they are given an unexpected choice: either to go home and spend their last six days ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Ballad by Wiley Cash
    The Last Ballad - by Wiley Cash

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571340705 | ISBN 10: 0571340709

    Ella May Wiggins’ husband has run off again, and she must keep her four young children alive with the only work she can find -- the night shift at a North Carolina mill. When union leaflets begin to circulate, she yearns for the better life the or ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
    The Tattooist of Auschwitz - by Heather Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785763670 | ISBN 10: 1785763679

    Heart-breaking – a tale of love and survival amidst the horrors of Auschwitz Human – the real story behind one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust – the blue numbers tattooed on prisoners' arms Inspirational – the very best of human ... more

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  • Cover image of book Roots by Alex Haley
    Roots - by Alex Haley

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784873387 | ISBN 10: 1784873381

    The radical, Pulitzer Prize-winning account of Alex Haley's own twelve-year search for his family's origins: a powerful memoir, a history of slavery and a landmark in African-American literature.   WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID OLUSOGA Win ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lust For Life by Irving Stone
    Lust For Life - by Irving Stone

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787461390 | ISBN 10: 1787461394

    Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.   “Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was a co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook
    The Which Way Tree - by Elizabeth Crook

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617167 | ISBN 10: 1911617168

    ‘It was a few months later on, when Samantha was twelve years old, and I was fourteen, and winter come on, and the wind was blowing a gale, and dark was a thing we dreaded, that the panther called on us again.’   In the remote hill country ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grace by Paul Lynch
    Grace - by Paul Lynch

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786073464 | ISBN 10: 1786073463

    An epic story of a young girl on a life-changing odyssey across nineteenth-century Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine.   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION & THE WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Watch House by Bernie McGill
    The Watch House - by Bernie McGill

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472239587 | ISBN 10: 147223958x

    A story of infidelity, secrets and murder in a small Irish island community, inspired by Marconi's experiments in wireless telegraphy in the late nineteenth century.   In the vein of Hannah Kent's Burial Rites, The Watch House by Bernie McGill ... more

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  • Cover image of book House of Names by Colm Tóibín
    House of Names - by Colm Tóibín

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241257692 | ISBN 10: 0241257697

    'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'   On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agam ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings
    Seas of Snow - by Kerensa Jennings

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783525669 | ISBN 10: 1783525665

    1950s England. Five-year-old Gracie Scott lives with her Mam and next door to her best friend Billy. An only child, she has never known her Da. When her Uncle Joe moves in, his physical abuse of Gracie’s mother starts almost immediately. But when h ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley
    The Bedlam Stacks - by Natasha Pulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408878477 | ISBN 10: 140887847x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE'S ENCORE AWARD 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2018   'A sheer fantastical delight' The Times 'Epic' New York Times 'An immense treat' Observer Books of the Year 'A fast-paced adve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
    Lincoln in the Bardo - by George Saunders

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408871775 | ISBN 10: 1408871777

    A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  'It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday Times  The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mischling by Affinity Konar
    Mischling - by Affinity Konar

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786494030 | ISBN 10: 1786494035

    Mischling by Affinity Konar is a special novel. Braiding the lyricism and historical sweep of All the Light We Cannot See with the psychological intensity of Room, it’s a spell-binding story of survival and resilience in Mengele’s zoo in Auschwit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
    Mudbound - by Hillary Jordan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786090232 | ISBN 10: 1786090236

    Now a Netflix original movie, starring Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell & Mary J. Blige.  When Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
    The Essex Serpent - by Sarah Perry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781255452 | ISBN 10: 1781255458

    THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER   Overall Book of the Year and Fiction Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2017 (Nibbies) Longlisted for the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction The Waterstones Book of the Year 2016 S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nightmare in Berlin by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden
    Nightmare in Berlin - by Hans Fallada, translated by Allan Blunden

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911344506 | ISBN 10: 1911344501

    Available for the first time in English, here is an unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler’s war.   Late April, 1945. The war is over yet Dr Doll, a loner and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore
    Birdcage Walk - by Helen Dunmore

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099592761 | ISBN 10: 0099592762

    It is 1792 and Europe is seized by political turmoil and violence.   Lizzie Fawkes has grown up in Radical circles where each step of the French Revolution is followed with eager idealism. But she has recently married John Diner Tredevant, a p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jews Queers Germans by Martin Duberman
    Jews Queers Germans - by Martin Duberman

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781609807382 | ISBN 10: 1609807383

    A historical novel about Kaiser Wilhelm’s closest circle of friends — all of them gay — at the dawn of the 20th century by the author of Stonewall.   A breathtaking historical novel by Martin Duberman that recreates the intimate milieu arou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Langrishe, Go Down by Aidan Higgins
    Langrishe, Go Down - by Aidan Higgins

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786695208 | ISBN 10: 1786695200

    The lights in the bus burned dim, orange-hued behind opaque bevelled glass; ranged below the luggage racks they lit up the advertisement panels with repeated circles of bilious light. A white face that never seemed to turn away was watching her in th ... 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 The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies
    The Fortunes - by Peter Ho Davies

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780340980255 | ISBN 10: 0340980257

    By the author of the Booker longlisted The Welsh Girl, a vibrant, powerful and iconoclastic novel telling the little-known story of the Chinese in America, and of America through its Chinese.   Ah Ling: son of a prostitute and a white 'ghost', ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O
    The Lonely Hearts Hotel - by Heather O'Neill

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849163354 | ISBN 10: 1849163359

    A novel about childhood damage and the redemptive power of art from an author twice listed for the Women's Prize and the Giller Prize.   The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with a difference. Set throughout the roaring twenties, it is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cry Mother Spain by Lydie Salvayre
    Cry Mother Spain - by Lydie Salvayre

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857054524 | ISBN 10: 085705452x

    A powerful account of the early days of the Spanish Civil War, seen through the eyes of a young girl.  Aged fifteen, as Franco's forces begin their murderous purges and cities across Spain rise up against the old order, Montse has never heard ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ultimate Tragedy by Abdulai Sila
    The Ultimate Tragedy - by Abdulai Sila

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910213544 | ISBN 10: 1910213543

    The first novel to be translated into English from Guinea Bissau, The Ultimate Tragedy is a tale of love and emerging political awareness in an Africa beginning to challenge Portuguese colonial rule.  Ndani leaves her village to seek a better ... more

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  • Cover image of book Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves
    Work Like Any Other - by Virginia Reeves

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471152238 | ISBN 10: 1471152235

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016  Placing itself perfectly alongside acclaimed work by Philipp Meyer, Jane Smiley and JM Coetzee, this debut novel charts the story of Roscoe T Martin in rural Alabama in the 1920s.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Devotion by Louisa Young
    Devotion - by Louisa Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780007532902 | ISBN 10: 0007532903

    From the bestselling author of My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You and The Heroes’ Welcome, Louisa Young's Devotion is a novel of family, love, race and politics set during the electric change of the 1930s. Tom loves Nenna. Nenna loves her father. Her f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Segu by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray
    Segu - by Maryse Condé, translated by Barbara Bray

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241293515 | ISBN 10: 0241293510

    The bestselling epic novel of family, treachery, rivalry, religious fervour and the turbulent fate of a royal African dynasty.  It is 1797 and the African kingdom of Segu, born of blood and violence, is at the height of its power. Yet Dousika ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon
    Leaving Lucy Pear - by Anna Solomon

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349134475 | ISBN 10: 0349134472

    Through the near trees she could see the far ones in the orchard down below. Slowly, her eyes adjusted, and she saw the pears themselves, their waxy orbs glowing greenly in the three-quarter dark. Her mouth watered and Bea, embarrassed by this bodily ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker
    A Country Road, A Tree - by Jo Baker

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552779524 | ISBN 10: 0552779520

    Paris, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young writer, recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
    Days Without End - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571333899 | ISBN 10: 0571333893

    'I am thinking of the days without end of my life...'   After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain
    The Gustav Sonata - by Rose Tremain

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784700201 | ISBN 10: 1784700207

    ***Shortlisted for the Costa Book Award***   ** The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller **   What is the difference between friendship and love? Or between neutrality and commitment? Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in 'neutral' Switze ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Own Dear Brother by Holly Müller
    My Own Dear Brother - by Holly Müller

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408866795 | ISBN 10: 140886679x

    It is 1944, and war has taken the men in Nazi-controlled Austria to the front line. For thirteen-year-old Ursula Hildesheim life in the village of Felddorf remains almost as it was: bullied by her schoolmates, idly thieving from the village shop, enl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Speech by Andrew Smith
    The Speech - by Andrew Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781911129516 | ISBN 10: 1911129511

    His words threatened rivers of blood... and they fought him with hope...   On April 20th, 1968 Enoch Powell, Member of Parliament in the English town of Wolverhampton, made a speech that shook Britain to its core. The ramifications of wha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History of a Town by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
    The History of a Town - by M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784975425 | ISBN 10: 1784975427

    The town governors... all flogged the inhabitants, but the first flogged them pure and simple, the second explained their zeal by referring to the needs of civilization, and the third asked only that in all matters the inhabitants should trust in the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Sympathizer - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151360 | ISBN 10: 1472151364

    A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic.   WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea
    Mrs Engels - by Gavin McCrea

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781925228229 | ISBN 10: 1925228223

    Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction   Love is a bygone idea, centuries-worn. There are things we can go without, and love is among them ... more

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  • Cover image of book Now is the Time by Melvyn Bragg
    Now is the Time - by Melvyn Bragg

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473614550 | ISBN 10: 1473614554

    A thrilling fictional recreation of the biggest rebellion in English history - the so-called Peasants' Revolt.   In this gripping novel, Melvyn Bragg brings an extraordinary episode in English history to fresh, urgent life.   At the end ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ballroom by Anna Hope
    The Ballroom - by Anna Hope

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552779470 | ISBN 10: 0552779474

    A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016 "Absolutely heart-breaking. One of the best books I’ve ever read."(DINAH JEFFERIES, author of The Tea-Planter's Wife) "Compelling, elegant and insightful"(Observer) 1911: Inside an asylum at ... 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 City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg
    City on Fire - by Garth Risk Hallberg

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099597476 | ISBN 10: 0099597470

    The New York Times bestseller "Extraordinary... dazzling... a sprawling, generous, warm-hearted epic of 1970s New York."(Observer) Midnight, New Years Eve, 1976. Nine lives are about to be changed forever.   Regan and William Hamilton ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Evening Chorus by Helen Humphreys
    The Evening Chorus - by Helen Humphreys

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781253038 | ISBN 10: 178125303x

    Shot down on his first RAF mission, James Hunter spends his war in a German prison camp. The other captive soldiers busy themselves planning their escapes, but James dedicates himself to a detailed study of the redstarts nesting just beyond the camp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kind One by Laird Hunt
    Kind One - by Laird Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784703660 | ISBN 10: 1784703664

    An unforgettable tale of slavery in the American South. Once I lived in a place where demons dwelled. I was one of them. Ginny lives on her husbands pig farm ninety miles from nowhere. Far from the paradise she was promised, this is a bleak ... more

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  • Cover image of book Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif
    Despite the Falling Snow - by Shamim Sarif

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786061072 | ISBN 10: 1786061074

    The enthralling narrative of Shamim Sarif's powerful second novel moves between present day Boston and 1950s Moscow.  After an early career amongst the political elite of Cold War Russia, Alexander Ivanov has built a successful business in the S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Noonday by Pat Barker
    Noonday - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241966037 | ISBN 10: 0241966035

    In Noonday, Pat Barker - the Man Booker-winning author of the definitive WWI trilogy, Regeneration - turns for the first time to WWII. 'Afterwards, it was the horses she remembered, galloping towards them out of the orange-streaked darkness, thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book La Place de l
    La Place de l'Etoile - by Patrick Modiano

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408867952 | ISBN 10: 1408867958

    Modiano's debut novel is a sardonic, often grotesque satire of France during the Nazi occupation.   We are immediately plunged into the hallucinatory imagination of Raphal Schlemilovitch, a young Jewish man, torn between self-aggrandisement ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nelly Dean by Alison Case
    Nelly Dean - by Alison Case

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008123420 | ISBN 10: 000812342x

    A gripping and heartbreaking novel that reimagines life at Wuthering Heights through the eyes of the Earnshaws loyal servant, Nelly Dean.  Young Nelly Dean has been Hindleys closest companion for as long as she can remember, living freely a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Adeline by Norah Vincent
    Adeline - by Norah Vincent

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349005676 | ISBN 10: 0349005672

    A captivating novel of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury group.   On 18 April 1941, twenty-two days after Virginia Woolf went for a walk near her weekend house in Sussex and never returned, her body was reclaimed from the River Ouse. Norah Vin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
    Where My Heart Used to Beat - by Sebastian Faulks

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780091936853 | ISBN 10: 0091936853

    On a small island off the south coast of France, Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has seen the best and the worst the twentieth century had to offer, is forced to confront the events that made up his life.  His host, and antagonist, is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Sisters by Marita Conlon-McKenna
    Rebel Sisters - by Marita Conlon-McKenna

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848271999 | ISBN 10: 1848271999

    With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland.  Growing up in the privileged confines of Dublins leafy Rathmines, the bright, beautiful Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blood Relatives by Stevan Alcock
    Blood Relatives - by Stevan Alcock

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780007580866 | ISBN 10: 000758086x

    An incredible debut novel: a coming of age tale set against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Ripper murders, full of daring, authenticity and wit (Rachel Cusk).  'The milkman found her. On Prince Philip Playing Fields. He crossed the dew-soake ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
    The Danish Girl - by David Ebershoff

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781474601573 | ISBN 10: 147460157x

    The Danish Girl is now a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander, directed by Tom Hooper. Loosely inspired by a true story, this tender portrait of marriage asks: What do you do when the person you love has to change? ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
    The Book of Aron - by Jim Shepard

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784290320 | ISBN 10: 1784290327

    **SHORTLISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE AWARD** 'Powerful . . . shattering . . . a masterpiece' The Times 'Testament of love and sacrifice . . . a masterpiece' Joshua Ferris, Guardian 'Transcendent and timeless . . . masterpiece' Washington Post Aron ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Harlequin by Nina Allen
    The Harlequin - by Nina Allen

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910124383 | ISBN 10: 1910124389

    Winner of the Novella Award 2015  The armistice is months past but the memories wont go away.  A harlequin, leaning against a tree stump and with a goblet of ale clasped in one outstretched hand. Beaumont felt chilled suddenly, in ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Servant of the Governor by Paul Duthie
    A Servant of the Governor - by Paul Duthie

    £7.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784611453 | ISBN 10: 178461145x

    Hampshire, England, 1830. A wave of rural protest, fuelled by grinding poverty and falling wages among agricultural workers, is sweeping across southern England. Known as the Swing Riots after the mythical Captain Swing, author of the protesters' thr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fires of Autumn by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith
    The Fires of Autumn - by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099520368 | ISBN 10: 0099520362

    The prequel to the internationally bestselling novel Suite Franaise: a coruscating, powerful story about one man's rise and fall and the brutal impact of war.  The Fires of Autumn was written in the last two years of Irne Nmirovskys life, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James
    A Brief History of Seven Killings - by Marlon James

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780746357 | ISBN 10: 1780746350

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AND SELECTED AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:  WIRED GQ BBC CULTURE NEW YORK TIMES, Michiko Kakutani WASHINGTON POST ELECTRIC LITERATURE TIME PUBLISHERS WEEKLY AMAZON HUFFING ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
    Time and Time Again - by Ben Elton

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552779999 | ISBN 10: 0552779997

    Its the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be.   Stanton knows that a great a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skylight by Jose Saramago
    Skylight - by Jose Saramago

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099581826 | ISBN 10: 0099581825

    In 1953, Jos Saramago submitted a novel to his publishers. Thirty-six years later, he heard back.  Called the book lost and found in time by its author, Skylight is one of Saramagos earliest novels. The manuscript was lost in the publishers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Upstairs at the Party by Linda Grant
    Upstairs at the Party - by Linda Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781844087518 | ISBN 10: 1844087514

    The brilliant new novel from the Man Booker shortlisted author of The Clothes on Their Backs. 'If you go back and look at your life there are certain scenes, acts, or maybe just incidents on which everything that follows seems to depend. If only ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
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