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  • Small Pleasures

    Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

    LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021'A WORD-OF-MOUTH HIT' Evening Standard'A very fine book... It's witty and sharp and reads like something by Barbara Pym or Anita Brookner, without ever feeling like a pastiche'David Nicholls'Perfect'India Knight'Beautiful'Jessie Burton'Wonderful'Richard Osman<p... ... Read more


  • Daughters Of Eden

    The Eden Series Book 1

    DAUGHTERS OF EDEN focuses on the lives and fortunes of four very different young women at the outbreak of the Second World War. Marjorie, left at a boarding school by her emigrating mother; plain Poppy, pushed into marriage with a mean-spirited aristocrat; Kate, despised by her father, but determined to prove herself; and man-mad Lily, who turns out to be the bravest of them all.That all of them ... Read more


  • The Forbidden Queen

    by Anne O'Brien ...
    A Sunday Times Bestseller England’s Forgotten Queens‘O’Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political in this enjoyable, gripping tale.’-The TimesAn innocent pawn. A kingdom without a King. A new dynasty will reign…The jewel in the French crown, Katherine de Valois, is waiting under lock and key for King Henry V. While he’s been slaughtering her kinsmen in Agincourt, Katherine has been ... Read more


  • Their Captivated Bride

    by Vanessa Vale ...
    series Bridgewater Ménage Series #4
    “When it was three against one, I was always going to be overwhelmed.”The Bridgewater way of two men marrying one woman is uncommon in the Montana territory. But three men marrying one woman? That is unheard of, especially for beautiful Olivia Weston. Her fate, it seems, will have her married to one man – a man she doesn’t love.But when her betrothed treats her in a cruel manner, she rejects him ... Read more


  • The Shadow of the Pomegranate

    (The Tudor Saga: book 3): the unmissable story of Katherine of Aragon’s failing marriage, beautifully brought to life by the Queen of English historical fiction.

    by Jean Plaidy ...
    series Tudor Saga #3
    A deliciously atmospheric, moving and evocative historical novel from multi-million copy and international bestselling author Jean Plaidy - perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory.'Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama' -- New York Times'Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting' - Observer'Easy to read and hard to put down' -- ***** Reader re... ... Read more


  • The Wolf Den

    by Elodie Harper ...
    'Vivid, wise and unflinching, this is a triumph' The Times'I couldn't put it down' Claire Douglas'Utterly spellbinding' Woman & Home'Deeply moving' William Ryan'Gripping' Independent'One of a kind' RedSold by her mother. Enslaved in Pompeii's brothel. Determined to survive. Her name is Amara. Welcome to the Wolf Den...Amara was once a beloved daughter, until her father's death p... ... Read more


  • The House with the Golden Door

    by Elodie Harper ...
    The life of a courtesan in Pompeii is glittering, yet precarious...Amara has escaped her life as a slave in the town's most notorious brothel, but now her existence depends on the affections of her patron: a man she might not know as well as she once thought.At night she dreams of the wolf den, still haunted by her past. Amara longs for the women she was forced to leave behind and worse, finds ... Read more



  • Victory for the Ops Room Girls

    The heartwarming conclusion to the bestselling WW2 series

    by Vicki Beeby ...
    series The Women's Auxiliary Air Force #3
    Jess is about to face her biggest battle just as the war nears its endWith Jess newly promoted to Filterer Officer at RAF Fighter Command HQ, she is delighted to be reunited with Evie and May. However, now that they can enjoy socialising in London, Jess fears her friends will discover the secret she keeps there.When Jess bumps into Milan unexpectedly, sparks are reignited - did she make a mistake, ... Read more


  • Dark Tides

    The compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tidelands

    Number One bestselling author Philippa Gregory's new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice and New England.Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy man hoping to find the lover he deserted twenty-one years before. James Avery has everything to offer, including the ... Read more


  • The Missing Sister

    They'll Search the World to Find Her

    by Lucinda Riley ...
    series The Seven Sisters
    From the Sunday Times number one bestselling author Lucinda Riley, The Missing Sister is the seventh instalment in the multimillion-copy epic series The Seven Sisters.They’ll search the world to find her.'I’ve loved the Seven Sisters from the get-go and this latest in the series is just as great as the rest . . . As ever there’s a brilliant historical subplot' - Daily MailThe six ... ... Read more


  • The Virgin Who Humbled Lord Haslemere

    by Anna Bradley ...
    series The Swooning Virgins Society #3
    There’s nothing distinct about the brick building that houses The Clifford Charity School for Wayward Girls, which perfectly suits the purposes of its extraordinary residents—bold young ladies who expose London’s most corrupt aristocrats—and find their true loves along the way . . .The only thing Georgiana Harley despises more than chaos is bad behavior. So when the Duchess of Kenilworth pleads ... Read more


  • The Lost Lights of St Kilda


    *SHORTLISTED FOR THE RNA HISTORICAL ROMANCE AWARD 2021**LONGLISTED FOR THE HIGHLAND BOOK PRIZE 2020*'Desperately romantic, lyrically written and with a fascinating plot' Katie FfordeChrissie Gillies comes from the last ever community to live on the beautiful, isolated Scottish island of St Kilda. Evacuated in 1930, she will never forget her life there, nor the man she loved and lost who visited ... Read more


  • Uneasy Lies the Head

    (The Tudor Saga: book 1): a wonderfully evocative and beautifully atmospheric novel bringing the Tudors to life from the Queen of English historical fiction

    by Jean Plaidy ...
    series Tudor Saga #1
    If you like Philippa Gregory, you will love this vibrant and captivating historical page-turner from multi-million copy and international bestselling author Jean Plaidy - the perfect blend of history with romance and drama.'Full - bloodied, dramatic, exciting' - THE OBSERVER'Plaidy, by the skilful blending of superb storytelling and meticulous attention to authenticity of detail and depth of ... Read more


  • Katharine, The Virgin Widow

    (The Tudor Saga: book 2): a captivating and emotional novel bringing the Tudors to life from the Queen of English historical fiction

    by Jean Plaidy ...
    series Tudor Saga #2
    A beautifully evocative and enthralling historical novel from multi-million copy and international bestselling author Jean Plaidy - perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory.'Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama' -- New York Times'Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting' - Observer'Splendidly written and wonderfully descriptive' -- ***** Read... ... Read more


  • The Evening and the Morning

    The Prequel to The Pillars of the Earth, A Kingsbridge Novel

    by Ken Follett ...
    From the bestselling author Ken Follett, The Evening and the Morning is a historical epic that ends where The Pillars of the Earth begins.A Time of ConflictIt is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. The king’s grip on the country is fragile and chaos reigns. A young boat builder dreams of a better future after a devastating Viking raid shatters the life he hoped for.Lives IntertwinedA Norman n... ... Read more


  • The Secret of Provence House

    by Aubrey Rhodes ...
    A sweeping, breath-taking tale of love, betrayal…and a secret that could change the course of history.The secret of Provence House might just be best left untold…Translator Laura has travelled a world away from her New York home to the turquoise seas and rugged beauty of the Cornish coast. She has been summoned to Provence House, a magnificent English country estate, in order to translate a ... Read more


  • Reformed Rakes Box Set

    Reformed Rakes

    by Amy Sandas ...
    series Reformed Rakes
    Three Regency Romance NovellasThree infamous rakes who vowed never to get caught in the matrimonial trap.Oh, how the mighty shall fall!WICKEDAn idealistic wallflower convinces a wicked rake to help her impress the elite society he despises.Haylie Dellacourt is determined to escape her wallflower status. Persuading London's most cynical rake to show an interest in her, will prove to the ton she is ... Read more


  • The Duke and the Wallflower

    by Jessie Clever ...
    series The Unwanted Dukes #1
    Shunned by a society that puts attractiveness above all else, Lady Eliza Darby’s wallflower status keeps her from getting the one thing she wants most, namely, to be a mother. But when her scorned older sister returns home to see all of her sisters wed in happy matches, it may be Eliza’s only chance to secure a husband and have the children she so desires.Jilted in a publicly humiliating display, ... Read more


  • The Clockmaker’s Wife

    by Daisy Wood ...
    The world is at war. And time is running out…London, 1940. Britain is gripped by the terror of the Blitz, forcing Nell Spelman to flee the capital with her young daughter – leaving behind her husband, Arthur, the clockmaker who keeps Big Ben chiming.When Arthur disappears, Nell is desperate to find him. But her search will lead her into far darker places than she ever imagined…New York, Present ... Read more


  • A Light in the Window

    A completely gripping WW2 historical novel with a heartbreaking twist

    Margarete stumbles out of the bombed-out house, the dust settling around her like snow. Mistaking her for the dead officer’s daughter, a guard rushes over to gently ask her if she is all right and whether there’s anything he can do to help her. She glances down at where the hated yellow star had once been, and with barely a pause, she replies “Yes”. Berlin, 1941: Margarete Rosenbaum is working ... Read more


  • Candy Kisses

    series A Champion Street Market Saga #4
    Chocolate can also be bitter…It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone dotes on Aunty Dot, as much as they do on her homemade sweets. The plump, smiling woman has provided a loving home for many a troubled child over the years, and Lizzie Pringle is no exception.Lizzie would do anything for her foster mother – even take on local sweet manufacturer and notorious bully, Cedric Finch. ... Read more


  • The Queen’s Lady (Queens of the Tower, Book 2)

    series Queens of the Tower #2
    Following spectacular celebrations for the wedding of Arthur, Prince of Wales to Katherine of Aragon, Tudor England is plunged into mourning when the prince sickens and dies. With only ten-year-old Prince Henry left to inherit his throne, the court whispers with the sounds of conspiracy. Can young Henry secure the Tudor dynasty, or is the whole Tudor project itself now at stake?Joan Vaux, ... Read more



  • A Wicked Woman

    series The Bellfont Legacy #1
    From Sunday Times bestseller Nadine Dorries – the first in a tremendous new six-book series.This tale of two families linked by one historic secret and the lies that hide it, but separated by hatred and a deadly rivalry, begins just after the Battle of Waterloo and spans the great heyday of the cotton industry in Lancashire.Here two boys are growing up in the mill town of Bellfont, unaware of the ... Read more



  • Under a Greek Moon

    The escapist Sunday Times bestselling debut from the nation’s best loved TV presenter, Carol Kirkwood. ‘Loved it! It sizzles with secrets and passion. A real page turner!’ Jo Thomas ‘Utterly engaging, deliciously escapist, with a heart as warm as its author's’ Cathy Kelly, bestselling author of The Family GiftShe can escape Hollywood, but can she escape her past?A-list actress Shauna Jackson has ... Read more