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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 Great Circle by Transworld Publishers Ltd
    Great Circle - by Transworld Publishers Ltd

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529176643 | ISBN 10: 1529176646

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021 THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER TIME MAGAZINE BOOK OF THE YEAR  'A gripping historical adventure that feels sharp, fresh and modern' STYLIST  'So beaut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palace Of Flies by Walter Kappacher
    Palace Of Flies - by Walter Kappacher

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781954404021 | ISBN 10: 1954404026

    This absorbing, sensitive novel portrays a famed author in a moment of crisis: an aging Hugo von Hofmannsthal returns to a summer resort outside of Salzburg that he visited as a child.  But in the spa town where he once thrilled to the joys of y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Still Life by Sarah Winman
    Still Life - by Sarah Winman

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780008283391 | ISBN 10: 0008283397

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK WINNER OF DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEAR A GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF 2021 WINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD  ‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton  ‘Utterly beautiful... filled ... 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 Country of Others by Leila Slimani
    The Country of Others - by Leila Slimani

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780571361632 | ISBN 10: 0571361633

    1944. After the Liberation, Mathilde leaves France to join her husband in Morocco. But life here is unrecognisable to this brave and passionate young woman.  Her life is now that of a farmer's wife - with all the sacrifices and vexations that bri ... 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 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 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 Mad Girls Of New York by Maya Rodale
    The Mad Girls Of New York - by Maya Rodale

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780593436752 | ISBN 10: 059343675x

    An exciting novel based on the fearless reporter Nellie Bly, who would stop at nothing to expose injustices against women in 19th century New York, even at the risk of her own life and freedom.  In 1887 New York City, Nellie Bly has ambitions ... 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 Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
    Libertie - by Kaitlyn Greenidge

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781788169004 | ISBN 10: 178816900x

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2021 * LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 PEN AMERICA OPEN BOOK AWARD  A Times Book of the Month  One of Roxane Gay's Audacious Book Club Picks  'A feat of monumental thematic imagination' - The New York Times Bo ... 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 Galatea: A Short Story by Madeline Miller
    Galatea: A Short Story - by Madeline Miller

    £6.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526652065 | ISBN 10: 1526652064

    From the internationally bestselling and prize-winning author of The Song of Achilles and Circe, an enchanting short story that boldly reimagines the myth of Galatea and Pygmalion.  **Featuring a new afterword by Madeline Miller**  In ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mother
    Mother's Boy - by Patrick Gale

    £20.00   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781472257413 | ISBN 10: 1472257413

    "One of the joys of Gale’s writing is how even the smallest of characters can appear fully formed, due to a charming wickedness alongside deeper observations"(Irish Times) Laura, an impoverished Cornish girl, meets her husband when they are bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson
    Daughters of Night - by Laura Shepherd-Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781509880843 | ISBN 10: 1509880844

    From the pleasure palaces and gin-shops of Covent Garden to the elegant townhouses of Mayfair, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s Daughters of Night follows Caroline Corsham as she seeks justice for a murdered woman whom London society would rather forget.. ... more

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  • Cover image of book These Days by Lucy Caldwell
    These Days - by Lucy Caldwell

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780571371303 | ISBN 10: 0571371302

    From ‘one of Ireland’s most essential writers’ (Sunday Times) comes the exquisite story of two sisters trying to survive in life and love against the backdrop of the Belfast Blitz.  From the Winner of the BBC National Short Story Award ... more

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  • Cover image of book China: An Epic Novel by Edward Rutherfurd
    China: An Epic Novel - by Edward Rutherfurd

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781444787801 | ISBN 10: 1444787802

    The internationally bestselling author portrays the great clash of East and West in his new epic: China, The Novel.  China in the nineteenth century: a proud and ancient empire forbidden to foreigners. The West desires Chinese tea above all o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews
    The Leviathan - by Rosie Andrews

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781526637338 | ISBN 10: 1526637332

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SELECTED AS ONE OF THE OBSERVER'S 10 BEST DEBUT NOVELISTS OF 2022  A beguiling tale of superstition, myth and murder, perfect for fans of The Binding, The Essex Serpent and Once Upon a River.  SHE IS AWA ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harsh Times by Mario Vargas Llosa
    Harsh Times - by Mario Vargas Llosa

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571365654 | ISBN 10: 0571365655

    The new novel from the Nobel Prize-winning master of fiction — the true story of Guatemala’s political turmoil of the 1950s.  Guatemala, 1954. A CIA-supported military coup topples the government. Behind this violent act is a lie passed o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Learwife by J.R. Thorp
    Learwife - by J.R. Thorp

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838852832 | ISBN 10: 1838852832

    “I am the queen of two crowns, banished fifteen years, the famed and gilded woman, bad-luck baleful girl, mother of three small animals, now gone. I am fifty-five years old. I am Lear’s wife. I am here.”   Inspired by Shakespeare’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    The Vanishing Half - by Brit Bennett

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701479 | ISBN 10: 0349701474

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP BESTSELLER #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE  The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, south ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mirror & The Light by Hilary Mantel
    The Mirror & The Light - by Hilary Mantel

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780007481002 | ISBN 10: 0007481004

    'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?'   England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Manningtree Witches by A.K. Blakemore
    The Manningtree Witches - by A.K. Blakemore

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781783786442 | ISBN 10: 1783786442

    WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE  Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut.  England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry
    A Thousand Moons - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780571333394 | ISBN 10: 0571333397

    From the Costa Book of the Year-winning author of Days Without End.   Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live...  Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and J ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Song of Achilles (10th Anniversary edition) by Madeline Miller
    The Song of Achilles (10th Anniversary edition) - by Madeline Miller

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781526648174 | ISBN 10: 1526648172

    OVER 1.5 MILLION COPIES SOLD A 10th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION, FEATURING A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR WINNER OF THE ORANGE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION THE INTERNATIONAL SENSATION A SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  Greece in the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead
    Great Circle - by Maggie Shipstead

    £16.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780857526809 | ISBN 10: 0857526804

    Shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize   For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will pla ... 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 The Dickens Boy by Thomas Keneally
    The Dickens Boy - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529345100 | ISBN 10: 1529345103

    By the Booker-winning author of Schindler's Ark, a vibrant novel about Charles Dickens' son and his little-known adventures in the Australian Outback.   In 1868, Charles Dickens dispatches his youngest child, sixteen-year-old Edward, to Austr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Olga by Bernhard Schlink
    Olga - by Bernhard Schlink

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781474611152 | ISBN 10: 147461115x

    THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER  Olga is an orphan raised by her grandmother in a Prussian village around the turn of the 20th century. Smart and precocious, she fights against the prejudices of the time to find her place in a world that sees ... 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 The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
    The Pull of the Stars - by Emma Donoghue

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529046199 | ISBN 10: 152904619x

    The Sunday Times Bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wonder and Room.   The old world dying on its feet, a new one struggling to be born...   Dublin, 1918. In a country doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at a ... 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 How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang
    How Much of These Hills is Gold - by C Pam Zhang

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011455 | ISBN 10: 0349011451

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2021   America.  In the twilight of the Gold Rush, two siblings cross a landscape with a gun in their hands and the body of their father on their backs...  Ba ... 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 Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
    Last Night at the Telegraph Club - by Malinda Lo

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529366587 | ISBN 10: 1529366585

    From the award winning author of Ash comes a gripping story of love and duty set in San Francisco's Chinatown during the 1950s.  Seventeen-year-old Lily Hu can't remember exactly when the question took root, but the answer was in full bloom t ... 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 The Animals at Lockwood Manor by Jane Healey
    The Animals at Lockwood Manor - by Jane Healey

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529014198 | ISBN 10: 1529014190

    Some secrets are unspoken. Others are unspeakable...   August 1939. Thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history museum's collection of mammals.  Once she and her exhibits arrive a ... 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

    A cast of unforgettable characters--citizens of the small industrial town of Kirovka--populate Maria Reva's ingeniously entwined tales that span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nevertheless She Persisted by Jon Walter
    Nevertheless She Persisted - by Jon Walter

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788450263 | ISBN 10: 1788450264

    The year is 1913. The suffragette movement is in full force as women around the country are fighting for the right to vote. Nancy and Clara, two sisters, have found work in a local women's prison.  On a daily basis they are coming face-to-fac ... 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 A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
    A Thousand Ships - by Natalie Haynes

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781509836215 | ISBN 10: 1509836217

    Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 One of the Guardian's and TLS's 'Best Books of 2019'   In A Thousand Ships, broadcaster and classicist Natalie Haynes retells the story of the Trojan War from an all-female perspective, for fan ... 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 Cilka
    Cilka's Journey - by Heather Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781785769054 | ISBN 10: 1785769057

    Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka's Journey is a million copy international bestseller and the sequel to the No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz   In 1942 Cilka Klein is just sixteen years old when s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Katalin Street by Magda Szabo
    Katalin Street - by Magda Szabo

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780857058478 | ISBN 10: 0857058479

    BY THE AUTHOR OF THE DOOR, ONE OF NYTBR'S TEN BEST BOOKS OF 2015 WINNER OF THE 2018 PEN TRANSLATION PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE WARWICK WOMEN IN TRANSLATION PRIZE 2019   In prewar Budapest three families live side by side on gracious Katalin Stre ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Love with George Eliot by Kathy O
    In Love with George Eliot - by Kathy O'Shaughnessy

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912854752 | ISBN 10: 1912854759

    A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR.   Who was the real George Eliot?   In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England's greatest woman novelist as you've never read it before.   Marian Evans has scanda ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
    The World That We Knew - by Alice Hoffman

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471185854 | ISBN 10: 1471185850

    * LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL *  In Berlin in 1941 during humanity's darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Marri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
    The Shadow King - by Maaza Mengiste

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838851170 | ISBN 10: 1838851178

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020  ETHIOPIA. 1935. With the threat of Mussolini's army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid.   Her new employer, Kidane, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie's ... 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 The Pursuit Of William Abbey by Claire North
    The Pursuit Of William Abbey - by Claire North

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780356507446 | ISBN 10: 0356507440

    ‘I was cursed in Natal, in 1884. Cursed by truth and by blood. The shadow took to me, and we have been together since.’  From the bestselling and award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K comes a powerful new ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
    A Golden Age - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786898623 | ISBN 10: 1786898624

    A mother struggles to protect her children as Bangladesh fights for independence; winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.   Spring, 1971, East Pakistan. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank by David Gillham
    Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank - by David Gillham

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241367667 | ISBN 10: 0241367662

    A breathtaking new novel that asks the question: what if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust?   In 1945, aged sixteen, Anne Frank walks out of the liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and into a new life as a survivor of the Holocaust. Ret ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
    The Night Tiger - by Yangsze Choo

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787470477 | ISBN 10: 1787470474

    They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us...  In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy. Sent as a bequest from an old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
    Pachinko - by Min Jin Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838930509 | ISBN 10: 1838930507

    Yeongdo, Korea 1911.   In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja. When Sunja falls pregnant by a married yakuza ... 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 The Moss House by Clara Barley
    The Moss House - by Clara Barley

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910422496 | ISBN 10: 1910422495

    Two hundred years ago, neighbouring Yorkshire landowners Miss Lister and Miss Walker find their lives become entwined in a passionate, forbidden relationship and retreat to the Moss House, their private sanctuary away from an unaccepting world. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
    Bring Up the Bodies - by Hilary Mantel

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008381684 | ISBN 10: 0008381682

    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012, the 2012 Costa Book of the Year and shortlisted for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction.   With this historic win for Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel becomes the first British author and the first woman to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grey Storm by Lee Knafa
    The Grey Storm - by Lee Knafa

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999300524 | ISBN 10: 1999300521

    Liverpool writer Lee Knafa blends fiction with fact to present the largely untold story of black soldiers fighting for Nazi Germany during World War Two and the many 'grey' areas of Nazi racial policy concerning black people and those of mixed race. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden
    Zuleikha - by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786076847 | ISBN 10: 1786076845

    WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE LEO TOLSTOY YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD   A sweeping, multi-award winning novel set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, as gangs of marauding soldiers terrorise and ... 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 Murmur by Will Eaves
    Murmur - by Will Eaves

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786899378 | ISBN 10: 178689937x

    Murmur evokes the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, the beauty and sorrows of love, and the nature of consciousness. Winner of the Wellcome Prize and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize.  Winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize Winner of th ... 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 People in Trouble by Sarah Schulman
    People in Trouble - by Sarah Schulman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529111361 | ISBN 10: 1529111366

    First published in 1990, a blistering novel about a love triangle in New York during the AIDS crisis.  It was the beginning of the end of the world but not everyone noticed right away.   It is the late 1980s. Kate, an ambitious artist, lives i ... more

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

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785766145 | ISBN 10: 1785766147

    The Sunday Times Bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club Pick   To save her child, she will trust a stranger. To protect a secret, she must risk her life...  Fleetwood Shuttleworth is 17 years old, married, and pregnant for the fourth ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins
    The Confessions of Frannie Langton - by Sara Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241984017 | ISBN 10: 0241984017

    'They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don't believe I've done?'   1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Fr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
    Once Upon a River - by Diane Setterfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784163631 | ISBN 10: 1784163635

    Some say the river drowned her...Some say it brought her back to life.   On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Godley
    Mr Godley's Phantom - by Mal Peet

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910989524 | ISBN 10: 1910989525

    This novel is a masterpiece and something of an enigma. Part ghost story, part detective story and part something else entirely...  It's 1945 and Martin Heath, like many men at that time, is struggling to settle, to find his place again after ... 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 Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen by Alix Kates Shulman
    Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen - by Alix Kates Shulman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788163408 | ISBN 10: 1788163400

    The cult classic that defined a generation - first UK publication in 47 years.  Sasha Davis has everything a girl in 1950s suburbia could want: beauty, intelligence and an all-star sports captain boyfriend. All she needs to succeed is to keep ... 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 A River in the Trees by Jacqueline O’Mahony
    A River in the Trees - by Jacqueline O’Mahony

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787473553 | ISBN 10: 1787473554

    Two women. Two stories. One hundred years of secrets.  A sweeping novel of love, loss, family and history for readers who love Maggie O’Farrell, John Boyne and Donal Ryan.   1919 Ireland is about to be torn apart by the War of ... 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 Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    Washington Black - by Esi Edugyan

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846689604 | ISBN 10: 1846689600

    A stunning new novel of slavery and freedom by the author of the Man Booker and Orange Prize shortlisted Half Blood Blues.   When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an eleven year-old field slave ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
    The Librarian of Auschwitz - by Antonio Iturbe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529104776 | ISBN 10: 1529104777

    For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Choice: this is the story of the smallest library in the world – and the most dangerous.   'It wasn’t an extensive library. In fact, it consisted of eight books and some of them were in poo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik
    Song of a Captive Bird - by Jasmin Darznik

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780399182334 | ISBN 10: 0399182330

    LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER   A spellbinding debut novel about the trailblazing Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad, who defied society’s expectations to find her voice and her destiny.  All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie
    The Sewing Machine - by Natalie Fergie

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783527489 | ISBN 10: 178352748x

    3 secrets. 27 notebooks. 4 generations. 1 blog. Millions of stitches.  The star of this novel is a vintage sewing machine.  Millions of these efficient black workhorses were made in Clydebank and then shipped all over the world to be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transcription by Kate Atkinson
    Transcription - by Kate Atkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780552776653 | ISBN 10: 0552776653

    The magnificent new novel by award-winner Kate Atkinson.   In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of Brit ... 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 The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
    The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock - by Imogen Hermes Gowar

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784705992 | ISBN 10: 1784705993

    A Sunday Times bestseller. SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S FICTION PRIZE. Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018.   THIS VOYAGE IS SPECIAL. IT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING.   One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent ... 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 Black Lily by Philippa Stockley
    Black Lily - by Philippa Stockley

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910258095 | ISBN 10: 1910258091

    In late seventeenth century London two women, one white, one black, stake everything to prevent a manipulative mogul destroying them. Zenobia, born in poverty, grasps that her only hope of controlling her own life is to capitalise on her looks; Lily, ... 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 Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
    Bottled Goods - by Sophie van Llewyn

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054305 | ISBN 10: 1912054302

    Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize.   Alina’s life was on the right track, until the secret service knocked on her door.   When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest ... 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 Old Baggage by Lissa Evans
    Old Baggage - by Lissa Evans

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784161217 | ISBN 10: 1784161217

    What do you do next, after you’ve changed the world?  It is 1928. Matilda Simpkin, rooting through a cupboard, comes across a small wooden club – an old possession of hers, unseen for more than a decade.  Mattie is a woman with a ... 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 Resistance by Julián Fuks
    Resistance - by Julián Fuks

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999859329 | ISBN 10: 1999859324

    Translated by Daniel Hahn   ‘My brother is adopted, but I can’t say and don’t want to say that my brother is adopted. If I say this, if I speak these words that I have long taken care to silence, I reduce my brother to a single categoric ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
    The People in the Trees - by Hanya Yanagihara

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509892983 | ISBN 10: 1509892982

    The stunning debut novel, from the author of A Little Life.  It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil
    The Devil's Highway - by Gregory Norminton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008243791 | ISBN 10: 0008243794

    Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination. The Devil’s Highway is a thrilling, epic and timely tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice.  His fingers fastened about Her stone. He brought it to the light and held i ... 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 Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Kintu - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074430 | ISBN 10: 1786074435

    An award-winning debut that vividly reimagines Uganda's troubled history through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan.   The breathtaking debut from the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018 ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Chrysanthemum by Mary Lynn Bracht
    White Chrysanthemum - by Mary Lynn Bracht

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705459 | ISBN 10: 1784705454

    'Look for your sister after each dive. Never forget. If you see her, you are safe.'   Hana and her little sister Emi are part of an island community of haenyo, women who make their living from diving deep into the sea off the southernmost tip ... 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 Division Bell Mystery by Ellen Wilkinson
    The Division Bell Mystery - by Ellen Wilkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780712352413 | ISBN 10: 0712352414

    Originally published in 1932, this is the first Crime Classic novel written by an MP. And fittingly, the crime scene is within the House of Commons itself, in which a financier has been shot dead.   Entreated by the financier’s daughter, a y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles by Jeanette Winterson
    Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles - by Jeanette Winterson

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786892492 | ISBN 10: 1786892499

    The free man never thinks of escape. Condemned to shoulder the world - for ever - by the gods he dared defy, freedom seems unattainable to Atlas. But then he receives an unexpected visit from Heracles, the one man strong enough to share the burden ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sealwoman
    The Sealwoman's Gift - by Sally Magnusson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473638983 | ISBN 10: 1473638984

    1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children.   In her acclaimed debut novel Sally Magnusson imagines what history ... 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 The Night Brother by Rosie Garland
    The Night Brother - by Rosie Garland

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008166137 | ISBN 10: 0008166137

    Late nineteenth-century Manchester is a city of charms and dangers the perfect playground for young siblings, Edie and Gnome. But as they grow up, they grow apart, and while Gnome revels in the night-time, Edie wakes each morning, exhausted and uneas ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forty Days of Musa Dagh by Franz Werfel
    The Forty Days of Musa Dagh - by Franz Werfel

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241332863 | ISBN 10: 0241332869

    'Musa Dagh stood beyond the world. No storm would reach it, even if one should break'   It is 1915 and Gabriel has returned to his childhood home, an Armenian village on the slopes of Musa Dagh. But things are becoming increasingly dangerous f ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Die in Spring by Ralf Rothmann
    To Die in Spring - by Ralf Rothmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509812868 | ISBN 10: 1509812865

    "[To Die in Spring] holds its own against [Günter] Grass and [Erich Maria] Remarque; it is an excellent work, and one deserving of its wide readership."(Guardian) Walter Urban and Friedrich ‘Fiete’ Caroli work side by side as hands on a dairy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
    The Penelopiad - by Margaret Atwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786892485 | ISBN 10: 1786892480

    For Penelope, wife of Odysseus, maintaining a kingdom while her husband was off fighting the Trojan war was not a simple business. Already aggrieved that he had been lured away due to the shocking behaviour of her beautiful cousin Helen, Penelope mus ... more

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