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  • The Last Hours in Paris: Absolutely heartbreaking, powerful and gripping World War 2 historical fiction

    by Ruth Druart ...
    War brings them together.Liberation will tear them apart.'A wonderful book. A heartbreaking story of the power of love and forgiveness' JILL MANSELL'A tender, yet thrilling story of love and family secrets in a time of war, beautifully told' RACHEL HORE'I was so engrossed. A wonderful, moving, ultimately uplifting book' LESLEY PEARSEA heartwren... ... Read more


  • Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF DYMOCKS BOOK OF THE YEARA GUARDIAN BEST BOOK OF 2021A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie’A gorgeous, generous... ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • A Family Secret

    The BRAND NEW Battersea saga from the Sunday Times bestselling author

    by Kitty Neale ...
    From the Sunday Times Bestselling author.In a time of war, what's holding them together could tear them all apart...London, 1940. Winnie Berry is at the heart of the community in her pub, The Battersea Tavern. Her door is always open to those in need of a cup of tea and sympathy.Winnie's abusive husband has left and she finds herself foolishly falling in love with black-market trader, Have-it ... Read more


  • Lily

    A Richard and Judy Book Club Pick for Summer 2022

    by Rose Tremain ...
    From Sunday Times bestselling novelist Rose Tremain comes a gripping novel of murder and revenge set in Victorian England.Nobody knows yet that she is a murderer...London, 1850. On a freezing winter's night, a baby is abandoned at the gates of a park only to be saved by a young policeman and taken to the Foundling Hospital.After suffering years of brutal hardship at the Hospital, Lily is released ... Read more

    £3.99 £0.99

  • The Other Bennet Sister

    The Perfect Regency Novel for Fans of Bridgerton

    by Janice Hadlow ...
    For Jane Austen and Pride and Prejudice fans everywhere, this is Mary Bennet's story . . .'Will delight Pride and Prejudice fans' - Independent'It's difficult not to race through those final pages' – Jo Baker, author of LongbournIn Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Mary is the middle of the five Bennet girls and the plainest of them all, so what hope does she have? Prim a... ... Read more


  • King

    The epic Sunday Times bestselling conclusion to the Lionheart series

    by Ben Kane ...
    The thrilling third instalment in the epic LIONHEART series from Sunday Times Bestselling author, Ben Kane.WarleaderAutumn 1192. With Jerusalem still in the Saracens' hands, and a peace treaty agreed with their leader Saladin, Richard the Lionheart is free at last to travel back to his strife-ridden kingdom. By his side at every turn is the loyal knight Ferdia, also known as Rufus. Together they ... Read more

    £8.49 £0.99

  • Triflers Need Not Apply

    Be frightened of her. Secretly root for her. And watch history’s original female serial killer find her next victim.

    by Camilla Bruce ...
    You've never met a woman as dangerous as Bella Sorensen . . .THE FASCINATING REIMAGINING OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HISTORY'S ORIGINAL FEMALE SERIAL KILLER'Extraordinary. Bruce does a marvellous job of reimagining this real-life murderer, without excusing her crimes' THE TIMES'So dark and devious, a fantastic retelling that you won't want to miss' 5***** Reader Review... ... Read more


  • The Secrets of Sainte Madeleine

    Escape to the French chateau in this gripping, sweeping tale of love, lies and divided loyalties. Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore and Lucinda Riley._________________________________________________________________ONE FAMILYGENERATIONS OF SECRETSIT’S TIME TO ESCAPE TO THE CHATEAU . . .Elise is a true daughter of the chateau. She’d die before anything happened to Sainte Madeleine – ... ... Read more

    £2.99 £0.99

  • Ariadne

    The gripping tale of a mythic heroine seen through modern eyes

    **The mesmerising retelling from the woman at the heart of one of Ancient Greece's most famous myths.**'I absolutely adored this book and am encouraging everyone I know to buy a copy.' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ REAL READER REVIEW'The last few pages will easily become tear soaked. I loved every minute of this book' ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ REAL READER REVIEW'A lyrical, insightful re-telling' - Daily Mail'I... ... Read more


  • The Heirs of the Aristocracy Boxed Set 1

    Three full-length sensual Victorian romances—nearly 1000 pages—make up this boxed set about six heirs. They all require wives, but not every young woman wants a husband.George, Viscount Hexham, is quite literally thunderstruck when he meets Lady Anne in the park, and he can’t get her off his mind. Her brother, Gabe, is happy to act as a matchmaker, never once mentioning he might already be acting ... Read more

    £5.99 £0.99

  • Circus of Wonders

    The Dazzling Sunday Times Bestseller from the Author of The Doll Factory

    Step right up for the most captivating read of the summer . . .**Filled with the sights and sounds of Victorian England, Circus of Wonders is the instant Sunday Times bestseller from Elizabeth Macneal, author of The Doll Factory‘Intensely satisfying’ – Stacey Halls, author of The Familiars**England, 1866. When Jasper Jupiter’s Circus of Wonders arrives in a coastal village, Nell soon catches the ... Read more


  • The Manningtree Witches

    WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZEFear 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 between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers rages. Puritanical fervour has gripped the nation, and the hot terror of damnation burns black in every shadow.In Manningtree, depleted ... Read more

    £6.49 £0.99

  • Mahoney: A Novel

    by Andrew Joyce ...
    In this compelling, richly researched novel, author Andrew Joyce tells a story of determination and grit as the Mahoney clan fights to gain a foothold in America. From the first page to the last, fans of Edward Rutherford and W. Michael Gear will enjoy this riveting, historically accurate tale of adventure, endurance, and hope.In the second year of an Gorta Mhór—the Great Famine—nineteen-year-old ... Read more

    £4.21 £0.82

  • The Wolf and the Woodsman

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Ava Reid ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA dark, evocative and unforgettable fantasy debut steeped in Hungarian history and Jewish mythology, perfect for fans of Naomi Novik and Katherine Arden.'Rooted in history and myth, The Wolf and the Woodsman is a stunning debut . . . It will twine like a dark forest around your heart.' Samantha Shannon, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Priory of the Orange Tree____ ... Read more


  • Circe

    The No. 1 Bestseller from the author of The Song of Achilles

    The international Number One bestseller from the author of The Song of Achilles, shortlisted for the Women's Prize for FictionWoman. 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 child – not powerful and terrible, like her father, nor gorgeous and mercenary like her mother. ... Read more


  • The Nightingale

    The Number One International Bestseller

    Soon to be a major motion picture, The Nightingale is a multi-million copy bestseller across the world. It is a heart-breakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the endurance of women.This story is about what it was like to be a woman during World War II when women’s stories were all too often forgotten or overlooked . . . Vianne and Isabelle Mauriac are two ... Read more


  • Doomsday Book

    A time travel novel that will stay with you long after you finish reading

    by Connie Willis ...
    series S.F. MASTERWORKS
    "A tour de force" - New York Times Book Review**"Ambitious, finely detailed and compulsively readable" - Locus"It is a book that feels fundamentally true; it is a book to live in" - Washington Post**For Kivrin Engle, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing a ... Read more


  • The Halfpenny Girls at War

    the BRAND NEW heart-warming and nostalgic family saga

    by Maggie Mason ...
    THE THIRD NOVEL IN THE BRAND NEW SAGA SERIES BY MAGGIE MASON - MEET THE HALFPENNY GIRLS. . .'In the grand tradition of sagas set down by the late and great Catherine Cookson**'** Jean Fullerton on Blackpool LassWill friendship see them through the struggles of war?As war approaches, Alice, Edith and Marg fear for the safety of their families, while trying to decide... ... Read more


  • The Sin Eater

    by Megan Campisi ...
    **Set in a thinly disguised sixteenth-century England, Megan Campisi's The Sin Eater is a wonderfully rich story of treason and treachery; of women, of power, and the strange freedom that comes from being an outcast – because, sometimes, being a nobody sometimes counts for everything . . .An old adage says there are really only two stories: a man goes on a voyage, and a stranger arrives in town. ... Read more


  • The Heatwave

    The gripping Richard & Judy bestseller you need this summer

    by Kate Riordan ...
    THE PERFECT SUMMER READ AND RICHARD & JUDY PICK FROM THE AUTHOR OF SUMMER FEVER'The only book you need this summer. Gripping and full of thrills' 5***** READER REVIEW'A tense psychological drama. Terrific summer escapism' DAILY MAIL'Sultry, atmospheric and unsettling - a book to lose yourself in this summer' ERIN KELLY________Sylvie hasn't been back to her crumbling ... ... Read more


  • The Paris Library

    the bestselling novel of courage and betrayal in Occupied Paris

    HEROISM CAN BE FOUND IN THE QUIETEST PLACES - HOW LIBRARIANS DEFIED THE NAZIS**THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK'A wonderful novel celebrating the power of books and libraries to change people's lives' JILL MANSELL**'**Heart-breaking and heart-lifting and always enchanting' RUTH HOGAN'An irresistible and utterly compelling novel that will a... ... Read more


  • Wartime Friends

    Wartime Friends is a tale of unbreakable bonds in times of strife, by bestselling author Margaret Dickinson.It is 1940s coastal Lincolnshire and Carolyn Holmes is keen to do what she can for the war effort. Raised on the family farm, she is prevented by her mother from going to secretarial college.Phyllis Carter, a widow from the Great War, lives close by with her son, Peter, who works on the farm ... Read more


  • A Wrens' Wartime Christmas

    A festive and romantic wartime saga

    by Vicki Beeby ...
    Book 2 - The Wrens
    German U-boats are getting through the defences. It’s up to the Wrens to stop them.After her fiancé died in the sinking of the Royal Oak, Mary finds herself stationed in Orkney, still battling her grief. With Iris and Sally by her side, she is gradually overcoming her loss and is surprised to be helped by the irascible Joe.Joe is a signalman aboard the Kelpie and his cheeky Morse code si... ... Read more



  • The Wolf Den

    From the Sunday Times-bestselling author of The House with the Golden Door

    by Elodie Harper ...
    Book 1 - The Wolf Den Trilogy
    Shortlisted for Pageturner of the Year at the British Book AwardsA Waterstones Book of the Month'Vivid, wise and unflinching, this is a triumph' The Times'I loved it' Jennifer Saint'I couldn't put it down' Claire Douglas'Utterly spellbinding' Woman & Home'Deeply moving' William Ryan'Gripping' I... ... Read more