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  • Piranesi

    WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE 2021

    WINNER OF THE 2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTIONA Sunday Times & New York Times bestsellerThe spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL, 'one of our greatest living authors' (NEW YORK MAGAZINE)__________________________________Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has.In his notebooks, day after day, he makes a cle... ... Read more

    £5.19

  • Past Perfect

    Past Perfect is a magical story of an unexpected friendship spanning a century, from the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.Sybil and Blake Gregory live a well-ordered, predictable Manhattan life — she as a cutting-edge design authority and museum consultant, he in high-tech investments — raising their teenagers Andrew and Caroline and six-year-old Charlie. But when Blake is offered a ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Inspector Hobbes and the Blood

    (unhuman I) Fast-Paced Comedy Crime Fantasy

    by Wilkie Martin ...
    series unhuman #1
    As a crime wave breaks in the quiet Cotswold streets, Andy Caplet, a failed reporter, is reluctantly immersed in Inspector Hobbes's investigation. Allergic to danger and exercise, Andy is thrown into grave confusion as he discovers not everyone is human. Not only must he come to terms with Hobbes's extreme oddness, and the tooth-collection of Hobbes's housekeeper, the indomitable Mrs Goodfellow, ... Read more

    £1.99 £0.99

  • Coming Up Roses

    A cozy mystery (with dragons)

    by Kim M. Watt ...
    series The Beaufort Scales Mysteries #6
    There's a fine line between 'eccentric' and 'a danger to oneself and others'.And that line may just lie with the body in the freezer.That's certainly what DI Adams is thinking when said body turns up in Rose's freezer. Rose might not look like an octogenarian black widow, but it's the inspector's job to follow the evidence, no matter how distasteful that might be.Alice and the ladies of the Toot ... Read more

    £3.49

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  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January

    *******Shortlisted for the Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards for Best Novel***'A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through . . . absolutely enchanting' Christina Henry, bestselling author of AliceACCORDING TO JANUARY SCALLER, THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO RUN AWAY FROM YOUR OWN STORY, AND THAT'S TO SNEAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE'S . . .In a sprawling mansion filled ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Nightbitch

    Stylist’s summer 2021 cult breakout

    by Rachel Yoder ...
    Looking for a summer read with bite?'BRILLIANT' Stylist'TERRIFICALLY ALIVE' Observer'DELICIOUSLY UNTAMED' FT'COOLLY INCISIVE' Guardian'UNHOLY' Carmen Maria Machado'THE SPIRITUAL SUCCESSOR TO ANGELA CARTER' Evening StandardOne day, the mother was a mother but then, one night, she was quite suddenly something else...At home full-time with her two-... ... Read more

    £9.99

  • What Abigail Did That Summer

    A Rivers Of London Novella

    The brand new novella in the much-loved and #1 bestselling*Rivers of London* series!Ghost hunter, fox whisperer, troublemaker.It is the summer of 2013 and Abigail Kamara has been left to her own devices. This might, by those who know her, be considered a mistake. While her cousin, police constable and apprentice wizard Peter Grant, is off in the sticks, chasing unicorns, Abigail is chasing her own ... Read more

    £4.49

  • The October Man

    A Rivers of London Novella

    Trier is famous for wine, Romans and for being Germany's oldest city. So when a man is found dead with, his body impossibly covered in a fungal rot, the local authorities know they are out of their depth.Fortunately this is Germany, where there are procedures for everything.Enter Investigator Tobias Winter, whose aim is to get in, deal with the problem, and get out with the minimum of fuss, ... Read more

    £4.49

  • A Deadly Education

    the Sunday Times bestseller

    by Naomi Novik ...
    ____________The Sunday Times bestseller!FINALIST FOR THE LODESTAR AWARDIn the start of an all-new trilogy, the bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver introduces you to a dangerous school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death -- until one girl begins to rewrite its rules.____________Enter a school of magic unlike any you have ev... ... Read more

    £5.99 £3.99

  • Madame Burova

    the new novel from the author of The Keeper of Lost Things

    by Ruth Hogan ...
    **'The 'Queen of Uplit' returns brilliantly to form with this gloriously good-natured novel.' DAILY MAIL '**Supremely upliftng ...an absolute gem' - MIKE GAYLE 'Stunning, immersive and absolutely wonderful' - ANNIE LYONS **'Woke up early to finish this breathtakingly beautiful story ... absolutely wonderful' - CELIA ANDERSON '**Blooming with wonderful, vibrant and charismatic characters' ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Harry Potter: The Complete Collection (1-7)

    series Harry Potter
    All seven eBooks in the multi-award winning, internationally bestselling Harry Potter series, available as one download with stunning cover art by Olly Moss. Enjoy the stories that have captured the imagination of millions worldwide.Having now become classics of our time, the Harry Potter ebooks never fail to bring comfort and escapism to readers of all ages. With its message of hope, belonging ... Read more

    £31.99

  • Foxglove Summer

    The Fifth Rivers of London novel

    series A Rivers of London novel #5
    In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London - to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can't take the ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Sisters Grimm

    A darkly beguiling fantasy escape

    'Absorbing and beautiful - a great achievement.' BRIDGET COLLINS, bestselling author of The BindingThere are hundreds, possibly thousands, of sisters Grimm on Earth.You may well be one of them, though you might never know it.This is the story of four sisters Grimm – daughters born to different mothers on the same day, each born out of bright-white wishing and black-edged desire.They found each ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Chimes

    by Anna Smaill ...
    WINNER OF THE 2016 WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST NOVELLONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 MAN BOOKER PRIZEAn Elle Book of the YearAn Independent Book of the YearOne to Watch Independent on SundayA Bookseller Best Debut of 2015One to Watch 2015 Huffington Post<stron... ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Murder by Magic

    A Paranormal Mystery

    series Sonoma Witches #5
    I should’ve known the birthday party for a 113-year-old witch wasn’t going to be all cake and games. Especially with so many other witches around—and that scary magic wand.I’d been desperate for a vacation from the rain on the California coast. But instead of snow and cocoa in a cozy mountain cabin, I got… a dead body. And the murder weapon wasn’t a candlestick in the billiard room.Looks like it’s ... Read more

    £2.99

  • The Mermaid of Black Conch

    The spellbinding winner of the Costa Book of the Year as read on BBC Radio 4

    Escape to the ocean with the entrancing, unforgettable winner of the Costa Book of the Year - as read on BBC Radio 4.'Mesmerising' MAGGIE O'FARRELL'A unique talent' BERNARDINE EVARISTO'Wonderful' BRIDGET COLLINS'Brilliant' CLARE CHAMBERSNear the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch. But David attracts a sea-dweller that he never expected - Aycayi... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • Blood of the Mantis

    Shadows of the Apt

    series Shadows of the Apt #3
    Blood of the Mantis is the third novel in Adrian Tchaikovsky's richly imagined Shadows of the Apt series, following***Dragonfly Falling.***Stenwold must rally his allies for battle against the Empire, even as it seeks a dangerous artifact of enormous power.A dread ritual casts a deadly shadow . . .Achaeos the seer has finally tracked down the stolen Shadow Box. But... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Vengeful Magic

    by TJ Green ...
    series White Haven Witches #8
    When lost treasure is discovered, supernatural creatures unleash violence across Cornwall.Midsummer is approaching and Avery, Alex, and the White Haven witches, are making plans to celebrate Litha, but everything stops when paranormal activities cause havoc.Smuggler’s gold is found that dates back centuries, and a strange chain of events are set in motion; Newton needs magical help.The witches ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Snow, Glass, Apples

    by Neil Gaiman ...
    A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran.A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after.From the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, Nebula Award-winning and Sunday Times-bestselling ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Master and Margarita

    Picador Classic

    series Macmillan Collector's Library #208
    With an introduction by the writer and critic Viv Groskop.In this imaginative extravaganza the devil, disguised as a magician, descends upon Moscow, along with a talking cat and an expert assassin. This riotous band succeed in fooling an entire population of people who persistently deny the devil’s existence, even as they are confronted with the diabolic results of a magic act gone wrong. The ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Skin Game

    The Dresden Files, Book Fifteen

    by Jim Butcher ...
    series Dresden Files #15
    Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, is about to have a very bad day. As Winter Knight to the Queen of Air and Darkness, Harry never knows what the scheming Mab might want him to do. Usually, it's something awful.This time, it's worse than that. Mab's involved Harry in a smash-and-grab heist run by one of his most despised enemies to recover the literal Holy Grail from the vaults of ... Read more

    £6.99 £5.49

  • The Magus

    by John Fowles ...
    Read John Fowles’s feisty, clever, cunning and compelling novel with an unusual twist.On a remote Greek island, Nicholas Urfe finds himself embroiled in the deceptions of a master trickster. As reality and illusion intertwine, Urfe is caught up in the darkest of psychological games. John Fowles expertly unfolds a tale that is lush with over-powering imagery in a spellbinding exploration of human ... Read more

    £6.99 £5.99

  • The Sight of You

    An unforgettable love story and Richard & Judy Book Club pick

    by Holly Miller ...
    THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK'Unique and breathtaking and painful and broken and perfect . . . just like love**'** Jodi Picoult'Exquisitely written, incredibly moving and impossible to put down' Beth O'Leary, author of The Flatshare___________Joel is afraid of the future.Since he was a child he's been haunted by dream... ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Nobody's Ghoul

    by Devon Monk ...
    series Ordinary Magic #8
    Police Chief Delaney Reed can handle supernatural disasters. With gods vacationing in her little town of Ordinary, Oregon, and monsters living alongside humans, she’s had plenty of practice.But trying to handle something so normal, so average, so very ordinary as planning her own wedding to the man she loves? Delaney is totally out of her depth.When a car falls out of the sky and lands on the ... Read more

    £4.33