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  • Coming Home to Brightwater Bay

    by Holly Hepburn ...
    **The BRAND NEW series from Holly Hepburn, perfect for fans of Cathy Bramley and Katie Fforde**'Joyous – a treat of a tale that whisks your heart away to the beautiful shores of Orkney. Prepare to fall in love with this fantastic series!' MIRANDA DICKINSONOn paper, Merina Wilde has it all: a successful career writing the kind of romantic novels that make even the hardest hearts swoon, a perfect ... Read more


  • Wish You Were Dead: Quick Reads 2021

    A Quick Reads Short Story featuring Detective Superintendent Roy Grace

    by Peter James ...
    Wish You Were Dead is a Quick Read short story from bestselling author Peter James.Roy Grace and his family have left Sussex behind for a week’s holiday in France. The website promised a grand house, but when they arrive the place is very different from the pictures. And it soon becomes clear that their holiday nightmare is only just beginning.An old enemy of Roy, a lowlife criminal he had put ... Read more


  • Offshore

    a short story collection

    by Ann Cleeves ...
    Offshore, by bestselling crime writer Ann Cleeves, is a striking collection of eight short stories, all set on islands off the coast of the UK, and features cases for both DI Jimmy Perez on Shetland, and DI Willow Reeves on Uist in the Outer Hebrides.In 'Stranded', set on Hilbre near Liverpool, a young man's first love vanishes. In 'Hector's Other Woman', on Holy Island, we meet a young Vera ... Read more


  • 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


  • The Tales Of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, Vol 1

    BLOOD FOLLOWS - In the port city of Lamentable Moll, a diabolical killer stalks the streets and panic grips the citizens like a fever. As Emancipor Reese's legendary ill luck would have it, his previous employer is the unknown killer's latest victim. But two strangers have come to town, and they have posted in Fishmonger's Round a note, reeking of death-warded magic, requesting the services of a ... Read more


  • Lockdown Tales

    by Neal Asher ...
    Neal Asher was far from idle during the isolation of lockdown; he kept himself occupied in the best way possible: he wrote. And his imagination was clearly in overdrive. Five brand new novellas and novelettes and one novella reworked and expanded from a story first published in 2019. Together, they form Lockdown Tales, exploring the latter days of the Polity universe and beyond. What lies in wait ... Read more


  • The Cornish Cream Tea Wedding: Part Two – Two Tarts Beat as One

    ‘Captivating’ Heat Magazine ‘Beautiful… heartwarming’ Zara Stoneley ‘A wonderful ray of reading sunshine’ Heidi SwainLove is in the Cornish summer air…Charlie and Daniel are getting married. Wedding planner Ellie Moon, is determined to give them a day to remember. After a tough year, she’s had to move out of her cosy cottage and in with her sister, while she rents her home out to a new tenant, the ... Read more


  • The Cornish Cream Tea Wedding: Part Four – Breaded Bliss

    ‘Captivating’ Heat Magazine ‘Beautiful… heartwarming’ Zara Stoneley ‘A wonderful ray of reading sunshine’ Heidi SwainLove is in the Cornish summer air…Charlie and Daniel are getting married. Wedding planner Ellie Moon, is determined to give them a day to remember. After a tough year, she’s had to move out of her cosy cottage and in with her sister, while she rents her home out to a new tenant, the ... Read more


  • The Promise of Summer: Part Three – Thanks a Bunch

    by Bella Osborne ...
    This is the third part in a brand new four-part serial from Bella Osborne.Ruby’s life is about to change for ever…After years of dating losers, cheats and one guy who did something unrepeatable to her kettle, Ruby has all but given up on romance. But then a stranger sits next to her on a train to London and explains his plan to propose to the woman of his dreams. Maybe true love does exist after ... Read more


  • Collected Short Stories Volume 1

    series Maugham Short Stories #17
    This classic collection of stories moves from England, France and Spain to the silver sands of the South Pacific. It includes the famous story 'Rain', the tragedy of a narrow-minded and overzealous missionary and a prostitute, and 'The Three Fat Women of Antibes,' an extravagantly sardonic tale of abstention and greed, as well as a host of other brilliant tales. ... Read more


  • No Middle Name

    The Complete Collected Jack Reacher Stories

    by Lee Child ...
    series Jack Reacher Short Stories #7
    "Including a new novella, the clever, twisty tales reveal that even 13-year-old Reacher was a force to be reckoned with." (Sunday Mirror)This is the first time all Lee Child's shorter fiction featuring Jack Reacher has been collected into one volume.Jack 'No Middle Name' Reacher, lone wolf, knight errant, ex military cop, lover of women, scourge of the wicked and righter of wrongs, is the most ... Read more


  • My Mamma Mia Christmas

    Escape to Greece in this festive and feel-good short story - here we go again!

    'A must for all Mamma Mia fans!' Sue Moorcroft on My Mamma Mia SummerLaurel is finally living her own Mamma Mia dream.Now the owner of Villa Athena on a gorgeous Greek island, the last six months have been a whirlwind as Laurel has modernised the guesthouse, discovered how to run her own business, and learned to negotiate the demands of her new family.But as the festive season draws closer, Laurel ... Read more


  • Appleby Farm - Part Four

    Love Is In The Air

    by Cathy Bramley ...
    Running her own business is every bit as thrilling as Freya hoped it would be, but hectic too – she barely has time for a cup of tea!And her latest venture is looking promising too. Nestled in rolling hills, surrounded by glittering lakes, and with a gorgeous old house at its heart, Appleby Farm is the perfect spot for a rustic wedding. As Freya throws herself into organizing a beautiful ... Read more


  • The Wandering Earth

    by Cixin Liu ...
    NOW A #1 BLOCKBUSTING FILMThe Sun is dying. Earth will perish too, consumed by the star in its final death throes. But rather than abandon their planet, humanity builds 12,000 mountainous fusion engines to propel the Earth out of orbit and onto a centuries-long voyage to Proxima Centaurai...Cixin Liu is one of the most important voices in world Science Fiction. A bestseller in China, his novel, ... Read more


  • The Italian In Need Of An Heir / Vows To Save His Crown: The Italian in Need of an Heir / Vows to Save His Crown (Mills & Boon Modern)

    The negotiation of a lifetimeNo-one rejects Raffaele Manzini. Gorgeous, ruthless and successful, he gets what he wants. But strong-willed Maya Campbell is his biggest challenge yet. For if he’s to acquire the company he most desires, they must marry and have a child…A royal wedding of convenience!Rachel Lewis is completely thrown by Prince Mateo’s convenient proposal. She’s known him for years, ... Read more


  • Arsène Lupin, Gentleman-Thief

    The inspiration for the new Netflix series, Lupin, starring Omar SyA selection of the very best adventures of Arsène Lupin, France's most famous gentleman thiefThe poor and the innocent have nothing to fear from suave trickster and master of disguise Lupin; often they profit from his spontaneous generosity. The rich and powerful, and those who try to spoil his fun, however, must beware. They are ... Read more


  • Relics, Wrecks and Ruins

    Futures and Pasts, Fearless and Frightening.This is a must-read collection for all fans of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. A celebration of legacy and endurance.•Bizarre remains of a lost civilisation emerge from the ice.•The ghosts of a drowned town wait to be awakened.•A witch with a dragon problem.•What Elvis will do to protect his fellow artists from annihilation.•An ancient spaceship carries the ... Read more


  • Christmas with My Cowboy

    **From popular and bestselling authors comes a holiday western romance anthology that “**brings three sets of former lovers the promise of second chances” (Publishers Weekly).From the snowy, wind-whipped prairie to the remote Australian Outback, a cowboy’s loving kiss makes this Christmas merry and bright . . .“The Snow Man” by Diana PalmerMeadow Dawson needs Santa to deliver a solution to her ... Read more


  • Curvy Girl's Second Chance At Love

    by Bella Hope ...
    Sometimes the place where you belong in this world is... in his heart…Felicity:I am the new governess… I had no idea that my new employer is someone I know… someone from my past… the one love of my life… and I am going to get a second chance at true love and happiness… but first I will have to earn it by breaking through the wall of grief he has built around himself…James:She is the last person I ... Read more


  • Don't Get Me Wrong

    Love in Brazen Bay, #4

    by Brill Harper ...
    series Love in Brazen Bay #4
    He can't deny his need to claim her as his…After ten long months away on a dig, archaeology professor Dr. Nick Sanders comes home to Brazen Bay surprised his house is still standing since he left his irresponsible younger brother in charge. Tired, dirty, and hungry, he collapses into bed sans pajamas only to wake up wrapped around a luscious, fuming woman. She says she's just the house-sitter and ... Read more


  • Black Gate Tales

    by Paul Draper ...
    A disused London Underground lift goes way beyond the bottom floor.A psychic boy discovers what terrors are buried in the fallow field.A handshake seals a midnight fate in an old farming dispute.A corpse must be buried by dawn.BLACK GATE TALES: Fourteen short stories of dread, hope, death and wonder."Unnerving, beautifully dark and twisted prose...a refreshing but classic voice in horror and ... Read more


  • The Rendezvous And Other Stories

    series Virago Modern Classics #130
    FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF REBECCA'Mary Farren went into the gun room one morning about half-past eleven, took her husband's revolver and loaded it, then shot herself. The butler heard the sound of the gun from the pantry...'The fourteen haunting stories in this collection span the whole of Daphne du Maurier's writing career and explore every human emotion: an apparently happily married woman ... Read more


  • The Cost Of Claiming His Heir / Breaking The Playboy's Rules: The Cost of Claiming His Heir (The Delgado Inheritance) / Breaking the Playboy's Rules (The Delgado Inheritance) (Mills & Boon Modern)

    Polo star, billionaire…father?Blindsided by a shocking family secret, Emiliano Delgado spends one wildly passionate night with fiery Becky Aldridge. But as he’s cursing himself for breaching his boundaries, Becky has life-changing news…A Greek getaway to remember!Millie tried to deny the sizzling chemistry with outrageously attractive Hunter before. The pain of her last relationship has made her ... Read more


  • Earthbound

    by Joe Haldeman ...
    The mysterious alien Others have prohibited humans from space travel-destroying Earth's fleet of starships in a display of unimaginable power. Now Carmen Dula, the first human to encounter Martians and then the mysterious Others, and her colleagues struggle to find a way, using nineteenth-century technology, to reclaim the future that has been stolen from them. ... Read more