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    The King's Curse (Hardback)

    Philippa Gregory

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    Author of the Cousins' War series (which inspired the hit BBC drama The White Queen) and the internationally bestselling The Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory's fast-paced and engrossing novels need no introduction. In The King's Curse, her riveting story of Margaret Pole cements her place as the queen of historical fiction.

    Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is one of the few surviving members of the Plantagent dynasty after the Wars of the Roses; once proudly carrying her name aloft, she is now the lone bearer of the most-dangerous name in the England...

    Vivid and riveting, this Philippa Gregory book is sure to appeal to fans of 2008's The Other Boleyn Girl film adaptation starred Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Jim Sturgess and Eric Bana, and those who love well-researched, engrossing historical page-turners.
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    HYHE

    Half Yard Heaven (Paperback)

    Debbie Shore

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    Debbie Shore's Half Yard Heaven: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric will show you how to use up all the scraps and oddments that are inevitably left over from previous projects or sold cheaply at fabric stores!

    Armed with just a sewing machine and basic kit, you could be making gorgeous projects in no time at all. Among the 26 projects are aprons, bags, padded coat hangers and wash bags. With basic techniques explained in a clear and concise manner, the book also features inspiring photography.
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    KNAH

    Knitted Animal Hats (Paperback)

    Fiona Goble

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    Combining simple knitting techniques with soft, colourful yarn, you can create 35 fantastic, cute and cuddly animal hats with the help of the 35 unique designs in Knitted Animal Hats.

    From hats for tiny babies including Buzzy Bee, Tweet the Robin, and Rudy the Rabbit, to something cosy for the bigger little ones like Blizzard the Reindeer and Otto the Octopus, the superbly simple designs - with easy to follow instructions - are ideal for those who have just started knitting as their new hobby.

    With clear step-by-step instructions and photographs to help out with the all-important creature features, the book is the perfect partner for beginner knitters - or the more-experienced knitter who may be in need of a little inspiration.
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    WCAT

    Why Does My Cat Do That? (Paperback)

    Catherine Davidson

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    Answering all the questions you really need to know the answers to, Why Does My Cat Do That? is an essential handbook for any cat owner. From why cats prefer pond water to fresh water and why they'll always head for the visitor with a feline phobia, this book provides a tantalising glimpse into what a cat's life is like.

    Explaining situations from a cat's eye view, and using the latest research, the book will help you solve the riddles of your own cat's behaviour while also offering clear and practical advice on cat care. There are also innovative strategies for dealing with any troublesome moggies!
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    PRON

    Pronto! (Hardback)

    Gino D'Acampo

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    Designed especially for the busy modern cook, Book People friend Gino D'Acampo solves all your dinner dilemmas with the 130 delicious and quick dishes featured in Pronto! Let's Cook Italian in 20 Minutes. Using easy-to-find ingredients, the book's chapters focus on Soups and Small Plates, Chicken, Meat, Fish and Seafood, Pasta, Vegetables and Desserts, meaning there is something for every kind of taste - and all dishes can be prepared in just 20 minutes! Gino also offers handy hints to help you with quicker cooking, including how you should organise your workspace, the must-have equipment for your kitchen and those essential store cupboard ingredients.
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    KFOS

    Karin Fossum Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Karin Fossum

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    Scandinavian crime fiction has brought us some of the most exciting thrillers in recent times with the likes of crime writers Jo Nesbo, Stieg Larsson and Henning Mankell all now familiar names on bookshelves across the world. Now, let the Book People introduce you to your new favourite - Karin Fossum books will have you hooked!

    Containing her first three Inspector Sejer mysteries at one great value price, this collection includes the novel which introduced this captivating character, In the Darkness. In this book, Eva and her young daughter come across a body in the water. Instead of calling the police, Eva calls her father and while investigating, Inspector Sejer and his team realise this was no accidental drowning, but in fact a vicious murder... Don't Look Back finds a tranquil village shocked to the bone by a startling discovery, while He Who Fears the Wolf finds Sejer on the trail of an escaped psychiatric patient.

    Ideal for fans of Lynda La Plante books, our Book People Karin Fossum Collection is a massively enjoyable set of crime fiction novels.

    Please note, this collection contains books 1-3 in Karin Fossum's Inspector Sejer series.

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    WDOG

    Why Does My Dog Do That? (Paperback)

    Sophie Collins

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    Answering all the questions you really need to know the answers to, Why Does My Dog Do That? is an essential handbook for any dog owner. From why our canine friends get possesive over the sofa to why they'll always get excited when someone knocks on the door, this book provides an entertaining glimpse into what a dog's life is really like.

    Explaining situations from a dog's point of view, and using the latest research, the book will help you solve the riddles of your own dogs's behaviour, while also offering clear and practical advice on how to care for a dog. There are also innovative strategies for dealing with those not-so-'paw'esome problems!
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    GHEY

    Georgette Heyer Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Georgette Heyer

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    Georgette Heyer, one of the finest historical fiction authors of all time, transports you back to Regency England with this six-book collection of romantic novels.

    Beautifully repackaged with stunning new jackets, the collection includes Faro's Daughter, Frederica, The Convenient Marriage, Regency Buck, Friday's Child and The Grand Sophy. Every book contains memorable characters, sumptuous period detail and are full of wit that brings the era to life.

    From unlikely relationships to class wars and family failures, these books are sure to appeal to fans of Philippa Gregory, Mary Balogh and Loretta Chase.

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    HDEL

    The Hairy Dieters: Eat For Life (Paperback)

    Hairy Bikers

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    Using Si and Dave's delicious low-calorie recipes and by following their sound advice, you can do exactly what they've done - lose weight and keep it off too! The Hairy Bikers, now also known as The Hairy Dieters, have been entertaining and feeding Britain with their tasty recipes, lovable humour and infectious enthusiasm for years now, and this latest book of healthy, easy-to-make diet-friendly recipes is set to be another bestseller. Featuring 80 scrumptious, family-favourite dishes you can eat guilt-free, these inspirational meals make cooking the low-cal way fun and eating your creations even more enjoyable. Here's to eating well.
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    DTTG

    Daily Telegraph Tax Guide 2014 (Paperback)

    David Genders

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    Containing everything you need to know about completing a Self-Assessment tax return, the Daily Telegraph's Tax Guide is the book for you if you are self-employed, part-time, retired or unemployed and finding sorting your tax a minefield!

    The invaluable book includes full details of the new High Income Child Benefit tax charge; section-by-section worked illustrations; recent key changes; and advice on when and how you should file your return and pay your tax by.

    With practical advice, timetables and examples that will help simplify this tricky procedure, this is a must-need resource for any taxpayer.
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    The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure (Hardback)

    Hairy Bikers

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    Long-term friends of the Book People, Si and Dave have wowed so many foodies with their perfect pies, delicious curries and much more over the past decade. They have even shown us how to eat well and lose weight not once, but twice!

    Now they return with the cookbook tie-in to their hit BBC show The Hairy Bikers' Asian Adventure. As the duo journeyed through Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Korea, they honed their Asian cooking skills and this hardback cookbook features over 100 of their favourite recipes from the area.

    Speedy, easy to make and packed with flavour, many of the recipes continue the Hairy Dieters' commitment to cooking healthy food that doesn't compromise on taste!
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    The teenage years can be very difficult for all the family as youngsters enter adulthood and begin to change in many ways. Part of this development involves drastic changes in personality that can make communicating with teenagers difficult.

    Luckily, the Mumsnet Parenting Book of the Year winners Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, have returned with How to Talk so teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk. An accessible guide on how to provide a respectful approach to parenting during the troublesome teenage years, the book covers topics ranging from curfews and cliques to sex and drugs and also offers innovative suggestions that will help build the foundation for lasting relationships.
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    TEAY

    Creative Writing Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    May/Weinman/Sykes

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    Aspiring authors can take their writing to the next level with these three Teach Yourself books, designed to offer practical advice on crafting a great story and even writing great dialogue. Written by published authors and creative writing teachers, the books are designed to help writers perfect their skills. Using a step-by-step practical approach with case studies, exercises and diagnostic tests, the handbooks will tell you everything you need to know - from the initial concepts through to the tricky process of approaching publishers.

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    No-Bake Baking (Other)

    Sharon Hearne-Smith

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    In No-Bake Baking, Sharon Hearne-Smith shows how to create over 100 delicious sweet treats in your fridge, freezer, microwave or blender - and even your slow cooker, bread machine or sandwich toaster! Say goodbye to burnt edges and soggy bottoms; these ingenious 'Heston style' recipes are fast, fuss-free and every bit as tasty as anything from the oven.

    Fully loaded with delectable photography and clear step-by-step instructions, these recipes cleverly transform simple household ingredients like rice krispies, pancakes, cookie crumbs, popcorn and marshmallows into stunning cakes, biscuits and desserts. You'll find a vast array of jaw-dropping temptations in the book - from iced lemon meringue cake and striped blueberry cheesecake to deep-pan double-chocolate mousse pie and much more... Delicious and sure to give Mary Berry recipes a run for their money!
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    Mo Hayder Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Mo Hayder

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    Full of gruesome crimes that take place in familiar surroundings, this collection brings together the first three novels in Mo Hayder's bestselling DI Jack Caffery series.

    Caffery is a young, driven and unshockable anti-hero who finds himself on the trail of a Greenwich serial killer in Hayder's debut novel, Birdman; things spiral out of control further still in The Treatment when Caffery has to solve a crime that brings up demons from his own past; and Ritual finds him on the move to the darkest recesses of Bristol's underworld, where an ancient evil lurks...

    Critically acclaimed for her writing for over 20 years and sure to appeal to fans of Kathy Reichs and Tess Gerritsen, Mo Hayder books are sure to provide two things: exhilaration and entertainment!
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    The Coniston Case (Hardback)

    Rebecca Tope

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    One of the finest cosy crime authors around, Rebecca Tope's mysteries set in the Lake District have been nothing short of stunning. Both The Windermere Witness and The Ambleside Alibi had us on tenterhooks throughout and we're pleased to say The Coniston Case is just as enticing...

    Continuing the story of florist-turned-sleuth Simmy Brown, this time around she has a number of anonymous orders to deliver... But the innocuous messages contained within the orders cause massive distress and soon one of the recipients has gone missing... Simmy must face up to the fact that evil intent is at play...
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    The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals (Paperback)

    Thomas Pavitte

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    So, do you still think that dot-to-dot is just for children? We think this book may change your opinion! The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Animals is full of mind-bending puzzles of creatures of the animal kingdom that any person with a steady hand (or a ruler) will love.

    Proven to improve cognitive development in both children and adults, the unique book - with each puzzle consisting of 1000 dots - features 20 amazingly satisfying depictions of incredible animals that will keep you guessing from the very first dot to the last.

    A massive book, both in size and in scope, it's perfect for passing the time or simply testing your skill and patience with puzzles, and the brilliant beasts are not only fun to line draw, but are also cool enough to put up on the wall!
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    Running Made Easy (Paperback)

    Susie Whalley

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    A new edition of the 'runaway' bestseller, Running Made Easy is a friendly and inspiring fitness and nutrition advice guide, full of real-life running stories, that is a must-have book for aspiring runners and running enthusiasts.

    Taking things right back to basics with beginner running and fitness plans, fill-in charts and diary sections, the book even provides jargon-free advice and lessons on everything you need to learn to fall in love with running.

    Packed with step-by-step instructional photographs, warm-up and cool-down techniques, goal-setting advice, motivational stories and more, the book - whether your planning a marathon or a jog around the block - is sure to make you feel empowered, motivated and ready to succeed.
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    ROEM

    Rome Trilogy - 3 Books (Collection)

    M.C. Scott

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    M.C. Scott's Rome books brilliantly bring to life a fascinating and popular historical era. The three novels included in this collection are all extremely gripping and capture the passion, tension and intrigue of the time. The Emperor's Spy finds a mysterious prophecy foretelling that Rome will burn, and only one man can save it, while in The Coming of the King Sebastos Pantera, known to his enemies as the Leopard, must find the most dangerous man in the empire and bring him to justice. The Eagle of the Twelfth tells the story of Demalion and his legionnaires as they go undercover into Jerusalem to recover their pride... Likely to appeal to fans of Simon Scarrow and Conn Iggulden, this exciting and captivating historical fiction set is sure to keep you hooked!
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    GMMA

    Guy Martin: My Autobiography (Hardback)

    Guy Martin

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    Guy Martin, the UK's top motorcycle racer, star of the Isle of Man TT, mechanic and TV presenter, spends his life surrounded by danger and in My Autobiography, he reveals the secrets that have made him such a speed freak.

    Living on the edge, constantly riding at death-defying speeds, the revealing book takes readers behind the scenes of modern road racing and into the pits with Guy's mechanics, bosses, machines and fellow racers. He also gives a glimpse into his personal life - and how watching his father build superbikes inspired his lifelong passion...

    Guy also talks about his motivations, strengths and weaknesses in candid detail. A fine read for anyone who is intrigued by motorsport, Guy is a world-renowned figure whose passion, determination and hard work have taken him to the top of his sporting field. This book reveals how.

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