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  • Murder Is Easy

    Agatha Christie’s ingenious murder mystery, now a sensational two-part thriller broadcast over Christmas on BBC One.Starring David Jonsson as Fitzwilliam, alongside Morfydd Clark as Bridget; Penelope Wilton as Miss Pinkerton, Tom Riley as Lord Whitfield, Douglas Henshall as Major Horton, Mathew Baynton as Dr Thomas, Mark Bonnar as Reverend Humbleby and Tamzin Outhwaite as Mrs Pierce.In a quiet ... Read more


  • Jamaica Inn

    The thrilling gothic classic from the beloved author of REBECCA

    Series Book 12 - Virago Modern Classics
    On a bitter November evening, young Mary Yellan journeys across the rainswept moors to Jamaica Inn in honour of her mother's dying request. When she arrives, the warning of the coachman begins to echo in her memory, for her aunt Patience cowers before hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn. Terrified of the inn's brooding power, Mary gradually finds herself ensnared in the dark schemes being enacted behind its ... Read more

    £4.99 £0.99

  • The Island Swimmer

    The perfect feel-good read for book clubs about facing your past and finding yourself

    'A must read. Loved it and a beautiful ending' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review'Written with compassion and empathy, a cuddle in a book' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Reader Review'Wow! It is a very long time since I have enjoyed a book so much. This gripped me from the start' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review**------*THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*Escape with this feel-good and big-hearted debut novel from broadcaster Lorraine Kelly. If you ... Read more

    £9.99 £0.99

  • Sharpe's Command (The Sharpe Series, Book 14)

    Series Book 14 - The Sharpe Series
    SHARPE IS BACK.The brand new novel from Bernard Cornwell in the global bestselling Sharpe series.If any man can do the impossible it's Richard Sharpe . . .And the impossible is exactly what the formidable Major Sharpe is asked to do when he's dispatched on an undercover mission behind enemy lines, deep in the Spanish countryside.For a remote village is about to become the centre of a battle for ... Read more


  • Slade House

    'ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANTLY INVENTIVE WRITERS OF THIS, OR ANY, COUNTRY' INDEPENDENT'Deliciously creepy'SUNDAY TIMES'Irresistible'MAIL ON SUNDAY'Skin-crawling'OBSERVER'Manically ingenious'GUARDIAN'An elegant fright-fest'THE TIMESThe chilling se... ... Read more


  • A Wizard of Earthsea

    The First Book of Earthsea

    Ged, the greatest sorcerer in all Earthsea, was called Sparrowhawk in his reckless youth.Hungry for power and knowledge, Sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death's threshold to restore the balance. ... Read more


  • Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

    by Stephen King ...
    #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King's beloved novella, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption - the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award-nominee The Shawshank Redemption - about an unjustly imprisoned convict who seeks a strangely satisfying revenge, is now available for the first time as a standalone book.A mesmerizing tale of unjust imprisonment and offbeat escape, Rita ... Read more


  • The Secret of Chimneys

    ‘The Secret of Chimneys,’ is an unforgettable classic from legendary British author, Agatha Christie. Marking the first appearance of Agatha Christie's character Inspector Battle, it was first published in 1925 and went on to be a hit among readers. This mystery novel follows Anthony Cade, a man who unknowingly finds himself in the middle of an international conspiracy and a murder investigation ... Read more


  • The Grapes of Wrath

    "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck is a powerful and evocative novel that captures the struggles of the Joad family, displaced by the Dust Bowl and economic hardship during the Great Depression. Set against the backdrop of the American Midwest, the story follows Tom Joad and his family as they journey westward in search of a better life in California. As the Joads face the harsh realities of ... Read more


  • Some Tame Gazelle

    by Barbara Pym ...
    Series Book 315 - Virago Modern Classics
    INTRODUCED BY MAVIS CHEEK'I'm a huge fan of Barbara Pym' Richard Osman'She is the rarest of treasures; she reminds us of the heartbreaking silliness of everyday life' Anne TylerTogether yet alone, the Misses Bede occupy the central crossroads of parish life. Harriet, plump, elegant and jolly, likes nothing better than to make a fuss of new curates, secure in the knowledge that Count Ricardo Bianco ... Read more

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  • One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (Poirot)

    Series series Poirot
    A dentist lies murdered at his Harley Street practice…The dentist was found with a blackened hole below his right temple. A pistol lay on the floor near his outflung right hand. Later, one of his patients was found dead from a lethal dose of local anaesthetic. A clear case of murder and suicide. But why would a dentist commit a crime in the middle of a busy day of appointments?A shoe buckle holds ... Read more


  • East of Eden

    Series series Penguin Modern Classics
    **'A fantasia of history and myth ... a strange and original work of art' The New York Times Book ReviewDescribed by John Steinbeck as 'the story of my country and the story of me', East of Eden is an epic, engrossing family saga.**'There is only one book to a man' Steinbeck wrote of East of Eden. Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, ... Read more

    £4.99 £2.99

  • The Tobacco Girls

    The start of a wonderful historical saga series from Lizzie Lane

    by Lizzie Lane ...
    Series Book 1 - The Tobacco Girls
    The start of a thrilling new series, from bestselling author Lizzie Lane set in Bristol which follows three friends through thick and thin.Bristol 1939.School leaver Maisie Miles suspects her father, a small-time crook, has an ulterior motive for insisting she gets a job at the W. D. H. O. Wills tobacco factory but keeps it to herself.She's befriended by effervescent Phyllis Mason and kind-hearted ... Read more

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  • Our Spoons Came From Woolworths

    A Virago Modern Classic

    Series Book 93 - VMC
    I defy anyone to read the opening pages and not to be drawn in, as I was . . . Quite simply, Comyns writes like no one else' Maggie O'FarrellPretty, unworldly Sophia is twenty-one and hastily married to a young painter called Charles. An artist's model with an eccentric collection of pets, she is ill-equipped to cope with the bohemian London of the 1930s, where poverty, babies (however much loved) ... Read more


  • The Marlow Murder Club (The Marlow Murder Club Mysteries, Book 1)

    Series Book 1 - The Marlow Murder Club Mysteries
    NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES on Drama and UKTV Play‘I want to be Judith Potts when I grow up’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Read the whole thing in one day . . . I was hooked. It had me laughing to myself all day. Would recommend' Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘Comedy, thrilling, suspenseful. It was a brilliant read’ Reader review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐‘A deftly plotted, funny and unexpected murder mystery . . . Highly recommended!’ <s... ... Read more


  • Foundation (The Foundation Trilogy, Book 1)

    by Isaac Asimov ...
    Series Book 1 - The Foundation Trilogy
    WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST ALL-TIME SERIESThe Foundation series is Isaac Asimov’s iconic masterpiece. Unfolding against the backdrop of a crumbling Galactic Empire, the story of Hari Seldon’s two Foundations is a lasting testament to an extraordinary imagination, one that shaped science fiction as we know it today.The Galactic Empire has prospered for twelve thousand years. Nobody suspects ... Read more


  • Second Foundation (The Foundation Trilogy, Book 3)

    by Isaac Asimov ...
    Series Book 3 - The Foundation Trilogy
    WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST ALL-TIME SERIESThe Foundation series is Isaac Asimov’s iconic masterpiece. Unfolding against the backdrop of a crumbling Galactic Empire, the story of Hari Seldon’s two Foundations is a lasting testament to an extraordinary imagination, one that shaped science fiction as we know it today.The First Foundation has been defeated, crushed by the formidable mental ... Read more


  • Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution

    by R.F. Kuang ...
    THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES AND #1 NYT BESTSELLER‘One for Philip Pullman fans’THE TIMES‘This one is an automatic buy’GLAMOUR‘Ambitious, sweeping and epic’EVENING STANDARD‘Razor-sharp’DAILY MAIL‘An ingenious fantasy about empire’GUARDIAN</p... ... Read more


  • Ripley Under Ground

    The second novel in the iconic RIPLEY series - now a major Netflix show

    Series Book 793 - Virago Modern Classics
    Discover the second novel in the iconic, mesmerising RIPLEY series - now a major Netflix series starring Andrew Scott.*****'The No.1 Greatest Crime Writer' THE TIMES'Ripley, amoral, hedonistic and charming, is a genuinely original creation' DAILY TELEGRAPH**'The sequence of novels allows Highsmith to create a frightening sense of momentum' GUARDIANTom Ripley is now the owner of a beautiful ... ... Read more

    £5.49 £0.99

  • Foundation and Empire (The Foundation Trilogy, Book 2)

    by Isaac Asimov ...
    Series Book 2 - The Foundation Trilogy
    WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST ALL-TIME SERIESThe Foundation series is Isaac Asimov’s iconic masterpiece. Unfolding against the backdrop of a crumbling Galactic Empire, the story of Hari Seldon’s two Foundations is a lasting testament to an extraordinary imagination, one that shaped science fiction as we know it today.The First Foundation survived two centuries of barbarism as the once-mighty ... Read more


  • Dune Messiah

    The inspiration for the blockbuster film

    by Frank Herbert ...
    Series Book 516 - Gateway Essentials
    What The Lord of the Rings is to fantasy, Dune is to science fiction. Presenting Dune Messiah, the sequel to one of the most influential works of all time, which has inspired countless other stories for more than half a century, this is an awe-inspiring world, and a story of truly epic scope.'An astonishing science fiction phenomenon' WASHINGTON POSTPaul Atreides has succeeded in his crusade ... Read more


  • Alchemy (Giordano Bruno, Book 7)

    by S. J. Parris ...
    Series Book 7 - Giordano Bruno
    The new historical crime thriller, a Sunday Times bestseller, perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Hilary MantelPrague, 1588.A COURT IN TURMOILThe court of the Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, is a haven for scientists, astrologers and alchemists. The dream – to discover the philosopher’s stone and attain immortality. But now there are rumours of heresy.A MURDERED ALCHEMISTGiordano Bruno is sent to ... Read more


  • The Day of the Triffids

    by John Wyndham ...
    FROM THE CLASSIC SCI-FI WRITER AND AUTHOR OF THE CHRYSTALIDSWhen a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth's population blind, Bill Masen is one of the lucky few to retain his sight. The London he walks is crammed with groups of men and women needing help, some ready to prey on those who can still see. But another menace stalks blind and sighted alike. With nobody to stop their spread the ... Read more


  • Something Beginning With

    by Sarah Salway ...
    One of the great hidden gems of the past decade.Written in brief entries from ‘Ambition’ to ‘Zzzzz’ Salway's confident debut novel chronicles the existential ups and downs of British 20-something Verity Bell.The alphabetically arranged mini-chapters make for an inventive and episodic narrative, as Verity muses on her career (A is for Attitude: "I work as a secretary in the media… something I don't ... Read more