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15 year-old Angel knows she is different, that she is destined to become a feted author and the owner of great riches. After reading her first novel the publishers are certain it will be a success. Curious as to who could have written such a book, they are unprepared when Angel steps forward as...
View of the harbour
In this witty and compassionate story of illicit love in a quiet coastal town, Elizabeth Taylor draws an unforgettable and enchanting picture of love, loss and the keeping up of appearances.
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont
On a rainy Sunday in January, the recently widowed Mrs Palfrey arrives at the Claremont Hotel, where she will spend the rest of her days. She encounters the handsome young writer, Ludo, and learns that even the old can fall in love.
Lie Of The Land
Trade paperback. A gritty and glamorous novel set in the criminal underworld of Manchester. 15 year-old Chantelle is determined to do the right thing, but that might not be enough to save her from a lethal cocktail of violence. From the author of Lost Angel, Forget Me Not and many others.
One last dance
Judith Lennox's novels are full of excitement and drama, with great appeal for readers of Kate Morton.
'The Insufferable Gaucho' was the last book Roberto Bolano prepared for publication before he died in 2003. Unpredictable and daring, highly controlled and yet somehow haywire, the five short stories included here are some of his best.
BTB at her superb best. A sweeping, multi-generational saga set on the eve of WW1, in the vein of A Woman of Substance
Set in the 1970s and 1980s, this features a 15 year old girl who is different from all those around her. Her twin brother is determined to find out what happened to her and why.
Whisper to the blood
Inside Alaska's biggest national park a gold mining company has started buying up land. The residents are uneasy. Talia Macleod, the popular Alaskan skiing champ, has been hired by the company to improve their relations with Alaskans. But before she can make her case, she is murdered.
Night too dark
When an abandoned pickup truck complete with suicide note leads a search party to find human remains that have clearly served as a snack for a bear, case closed - suicide by Alaska. But things get complicated when the dead man stumbles out of the wilderness and onto Kate's homestead weeks later...
From Rory Clements, winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award, comes THE HERETICS, the fifth in his acclaimed bestselling John Shakespeare Elizabethan mystery series. 'Does for Elizabeth's reign what CJ Sansom does for Henry VIII's' Sunday Times
The second book in the enthralling Delia series
No regrets, coyote
A local family has been found brutally slain in their own home, and Wylie 'Coyote' Melville, professional therapist and hobbyist forensic consultant's friend Detective Sergeant Carlos O'Brien wants him to use his rare ability to 'read minds' - to see the clues.
This is another title by successful British writer Nick Stone.
Permanent member of the family
Trade paperback. The first short story collection in a decade from an acclaimed American author with the highest of literary accolades. A stunning addition to the canon of a great contemporary writer.
Motherless Alathea Sawneyford, her charms grown disturbing as she rebels against her father, has made the city's streets her own, while Annie Cantabile is constrained, by her own disfigurement and her father, to his pianoforte workshop under the shadow of Tyburn gibbet. One afternoon the dusty...
From the author of The Line Painter, this follows two small children who are left alone in the Canadian wilderness when their parents are attacked by a bear. Mixing Room, The Babes In The Wood and Grizzly Man, it's a suspense story of love, courage and survival. The Line Painter won the Northern...
An immensely powerful first novel set in Germany and the Soviet Union during World War II, its ambition and achievement reminiscent of Rachel Seiffert's 'The Dark Room', Hans Fallada's 'Alone in Berlin', and Helen Dunmore's 'The Siege'.
The final volume in the historical trilogy set in Venice, about ambition, revenge and the rise of a vampire assassin. Follows on from The Fallen Blade and The Outcast Blade.
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