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It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end...
Taste of darkness
A paranormal fantasy with a strong female protagonist and immersive world which will appeal to fans of Game Of Thrones. This is the 3rd book in the Avry Of Kazan series, following Touch Of Power and Scent Of Magic, and it also has crossover appeal to the YA market.
The 6th book the bestselling Elizabethan mystery series, featuring sleuth John Shakespeare, brother of the playwright William. Clements won the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award for Revenger.
Madness of July
The debut novel from Radio 4 presenter, most famously of Today, James Naughtie. It is a sophisticated thriller about loyalty, survival and family rivalry in the endgame of the Cold War, drawing on his experience as a political insider in both Westminster and Washington.
Look who's back
Summer 2011. Berlin. Adolf Hitler wakes up on a patch of ground, alive and well. Things have changed - no Eva Braun, no Nazi party, no war. Hitler barely recognises his beloved Fatherland, filled with immigrants and run by a woman. People certainly recognise him, though - as a brilliant,...
Buddha in the attic
The long awaited follow-up to 'When the Emperor was Divine' tells the story of a group of young women brought over from Japan to San Francisco as mail-order brides, nearly a century ago.
Christ's entry into Brussels
A satirical novel from the Belgian author of Madam Verona Went Down The Hill, which imagines the second coming of Jesus Christ in Brussels. Looks at the social, moral and economic problems of Belgium and the western world.
The boldest imagining of the era since 'Shakespeare in Love' and 'Elizabeth', this spellbinding novel of witchcraft, poetry and passion, brings to life Aemilia Lanyer, the 'Dark Lady' of Shakespeare's Sonnets - the playwright's muse and his one true love.
Seventy-year-old avant-garde composer Peter Els opens the door one evening to find the police outside. His DIY microbiology lab: the latest experiment in his lifelong attempt to extract music from rich patterns beyond the ear's ability to hear, has come to the attention of Homeland Security.
My biggest lie
Meet the man with everything. Liam Wilson's London life glitters around him, with a promising career and a relationship with the girl he's chased for years. Then following one calamitous night with his new best friend he loses it all - his job, his girlfriend, and his home. Leaving London behind...
Never say goodbye
Susan Lewis, Sunday Times top ten bestselling author, addresses friendship, family and the power of love in her emotional new novel. Josie and Bel's lives are drastically different, until their shared experience of tragedy fuels a growing friendship. Lewis is an author with a growing brand,...
When detective's daughter Stella Darnell discovers some old photos in her father's darkroom, an old case is reopened. The oldest photo dates back to 1966 when a ten year-old girl witnesses something that will haunt her forever.
Enlightenment of Nina Findlay
Growing up in a Scottish village, best friends with the boys next door, Nina Findlay thinks her life will unfold like an old folktale. But after a serious road accident on a Greek island she can't stop obsessing about the details of the past. The time has come, she realises, to unravel the taut...
A German soldier takes an 11-year-old girl hostage in her Suffolk home in July 1940. But why does he look so familiar? And how does he know her name?
New York winter's tale
A new edition of Helprin's magical realist tale set in the early 20th century in New York. Reissued to tie in with a new film adaptation, which will star Will Smith, Russell Crowe, Colin Farrell and Jessica Brown Finlay.
San Francisco, 1876: a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the city. Deep in the streets of Chinatown live three former stars of the Parisian circus: Blanche, now an exotic dancer at the House of Mirrors, her lover Arthur and his companion Ernest. When an eccentric outsider...
After the bombing
An affecting novel set in Exeter in 1942 and 1963, exploring WWII's impact on a generation of women and the shortage of men it left. From the author of Astonishing Splashes Of Colour, The Roundabout Man and many others. Highlights a lesser-known event of the war, the Baedeker raids, which killed...
Hundred pieces of me
An emotional and enriching novel from the author of Lost Dogs & Lonely Hearts and The Secret Of Happy Ever After. After regaining her health and jettisoning her cheating husband, Gina decides to give away everything she owns, bar one hundred items. With appeal to fans of Me Before You and...
Seven streets of Liverpool
Pearl Street in Liverpool has already seen its share of drama and tragedy in the opening years of the War, but as the residents prepare for Christmas 1942, its spirit and friendship in adversity binds them closely together. Since her RAF husband was seriously injured, Eileen has worried about...
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