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  • FLNN

    Gillian Flynn

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    Containing not only Gone Girl - the worldwide bestseller that was adapted into a hit film directed by David Fincher and starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck - but also two lesser-known but equally compelling and impressive novels, this three-book collection from Gillian Flynn is full of unbelievable twists and turns.

    One of the most talked-about books of recent years, Gone Girl is the story of Nick and Amy Dunne - an unhappily married couple... Their tumultuous relationship has seen many ups and downs - but when Amy goes missing and Nick is the prime suspect for her murder, things take a deliciously twisted and dark turn. You won't know who to believe and what to expect next in this stylish psychological thriller.

    Gillian Flynn's two previous novels; Dark Places - a mystery that takes in everything from class issues in rural America to satanic cults - and Sharp Objects - a story that follows journalist Camille Preaker as she heads back to her hometown to investigate a series of brutal murders - are also included.

    We guarantee you'll be hooked by all three books and won't be able to put them down!

  • EGRI

    Elly Griffiths

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    If you like crime fiction, you're in for a real treat. This three-book collection from Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author Elly Griffiths is as fast-paced yet wonderfully atmospheric as it gets. We defy anyone to not fall for the quirky charms of forensic archeologist Dr. Ruth Galloway.

    In A Room Full of Bones, Galloway investigates the death of a museum curator whose body is curiously found next to the coffin of a medieval bishop; A Dying Fall sees Galloway attempt to uncover the death of a colleague after an arson attack; and in The Outcast Dead, Galloway discovers the bones of what may be a notorious Victorian child murdress as a baby snatcher known as "The Childminder" threatens modern-day Norfolk...

    Superbly plotted and often perceptive and funny, too, Griffiths constructs confounding mysteries that cleverly entwine ancient discoveries and very, very modern murders. An ideal set of books for fans of Alan Bradley and Kathy Reichs.

    This collection contains book 4-6 in Elly Griffiths' Ruth Galloway series.

  • TGSB

    Sarah Ockwell-Smith

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    There are few things as challenging as a young child's sleep - or lack of! This brand new book from the founder of BabyCalm, Sarah Ockwell-Smith, is an indispensable guide for parents, whatever challenges they're facing with their child's sleep.

    From bringing a newborn home to when they're settled in at school, this unique and eye-opening book sheds new light on common sleep problems and, using cutting-edge research and anecdotal information, provides a gentle, no-tears approach to handling a host sleep issues including night waking, bed-wetting and much, much more...

    Perfect for both expectant and exhausted parents, with the help of The Gentle Sleep Book by Sarah Ockwell-Smith sleepless nights will be a thing of the past.
  • SNMF

    Santa Montefiore

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    An enchanting author whose books are always wise and gentle, the Book People are delighted to bring our customer's this three-book collection of stunningly intelligent romances from the brilliantly talented Santa Montefiore.

    Thought-provoking, satisfying and above all else immensely enjoyable, the books tell big, sweeping tales that are full of beautifully evocative settings, vibrant and memorable characters and devastating romances that will leave readers breathless.

    Sure to delight fans of Victoria Hislop, Kate Morton and Rosamunde Pilcher, these three Santa Montefiore books offer an ideal introduction to a wonderful writer of romance.

  • DLIC

    Ella Woodward

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    Ella Woodward, the author of food blog Deliciously Ella, reveals more than 100 of her favourite natural, plant-based, dairy-free and gluten-free recipes in this gorgeous cookbook!

    Using 'awesome ingredients and incredible food that you and your body will love', the healthy-living book has ideas for everything from delicious dips to delectable desserts and much more besides. It's all about the power and great taste of natural foods - food that tastes and makes you feel amazing!

    With simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, among the healthy highlights featured in the book are Ella's favourite Mexican Quinoa Bowl, Superfood Bread, Marinated Kale Salad and Key Lime Pie. There are even suggestions for which recipes to use for everything from dinner parties to picnics!
  • TCAK

    Lisa Faulkner

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    'Possibly the best Celebrity MasterChef winner ever' and a Sunday Times number one bestseller, Lisa Faulkner presents a delectable selection of decadent, dunk-worthy delights in her brand new recipe book, Tea & Cake with Lisa Faulkner.

    From biscuit and cakes to tarts and pies, Lisa shares her tried-and-tested methods for creating the perfect partner for a host of best-loved teas. From the perfect dunking biscuit to a G & Tea cocktail, here you have everything you need to enjoy a good cuppa - including a whole chapter devoted to all things chocolate.

    Whether you're brokenhearted, had a crisis day at work or just need a little pick-me-up, a delicious cup of tea with the perfect accompaniment is just what the doctor ordered. Simply wonderful!
  • DOAL

    M.C. Beaton

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    We're delighted to bring you Book People favourite M.C. Beaton's latest Hamish Macbeth mystery - Death of a Liar.

    Full of the quirky cases, Highlands locations and charismatic characters you've come to love, this time around Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is contacted by a woman who claims to have been brutally attacked. But when Hamish investigates further, it becomes clear the woman was lying...

    When the same woman contacts Hamish with news of an intruder, he puts her down as a compulsive liar - but then she winds up dead and Hamish is forced to wind through her web of lies to solve the mystery of who killed her.

    Cosy crime at its best from a wonderfully talented - and very witty - author.
  • MYBK

    Alex Hollywood

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    Alex Hollywood - wife of the Great British Bake Off judge Paul - reveals her simple-to-make recipes in her first cookbook My Busy Kitchen - A Lifetime of Family Recipes.

    From quick and easy midweek family meals to slow and sensational showstoppers (that are still easy to prepare!) for the weekend, Alex provides a hand-picked selection of recipes to feed all the family.

    Believing that cooking and food are all about enjoyment, Alex provides recipes that are easy and inexpensive yet a little different... with a French grandma, a Norwegian great grandmother and a father who grew up in Spain, she uses all these culinary influences to provide recipes to tickle your taste buds!

    If the recipes are good enough for Paul Hollywood - a man we all know to have high standards when it comes to food - they're sure to quickly become kitchen staples with all the family!
  • SHIN

    Shelina Permalloo

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    MasterChef winner Shelina Permalloo provides a selection of delicious recipes that will keep you full while helping you keep fit!

    Full of Shelina's favourite healthy recipes that have been inspired by her exotic holidays and Mauritian heritage, the cookbook is full of easy-to-follow instructions for delicious dishes that helped her lose 3 stone! Each recipe even comes with a calorie, sugar and fat count for each portion.

    Full of home-made, whole food packed with flavour, among the highlights are Steamed Hake with Wasabi, Soy and Ginger, Baked Moroccan Eggs, Make-ahead Banana Bread and an Orange Blossom and Rose Creme Brulee.
  • ALIL

    Gervase Phinn

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    Back with the fourth book in his funny and warm Little Village School series, bestselling author Gervase Phinn's A Lesson in Love brings readers back to Barton-in-the-Dale to rejoin some truly memorable characters.

    Everyone can see that Ashley and Emmet are made for each other, they just need to admit it to themselves. But while romance blossoms one side of the village, things are different for an angry young boy who struggles to believe in love following a tragedy. Meanwhile, an eccentric teacher joins the staff and a new vicar stirs up some trouble...

    Full of the gossip, love, laughter and friendship that makes the Little Village School series so enjoyable, A Lesson in Love is an endearing, warm-hearted and hilarious follow-up to The School Inspector Calls.
  • GAYC
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    It doesn't matter whether you live in the city centre or have little space available to grow at home, Grow All You Can in Three Square Feet is full of unique solutions that allow you to grow your own fruit and vegetables whatever your spacial limitations.

    Full of key techniques, step-by-step instructions, full-colour photographs and easy-to-read diagrams and charts, this innovative guide will help you maximize space and ensure you are getting the most out of your space and plants.

    From tomatoes on your windowsill to wisteria up your wall, Naomi Schillinger's easy-to-follow instructions provide all of the inspiration you need to improve your diet and make the most of the space you have available while encouraging a healthy-eating lifestyle.
  • WSET

    M.C. Beaton

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    A three-book set of Regency Romance from M.C. Beaton - the bestselling author of Book People favourites Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin.

    The Waverley Women follows the fortunes of Miss Fanny Waverly and her sisters Frederica and Felicity - the adopted daughters of the reclusive bluestocking Madame Waverley. Raised as her disciples to wave the flag for women's rights and encourage oppressed females to stand up for themselves, Fanny's life becomes increasingly awkward as she struggles to comprehend all men being cruel and lustful beasts...

    It becomes especially hard when she finds herself falling for one of the most-hated men around! Delightful romance full of gentle humour, these books will bring a smile to the face of anyone who reads them!

  • NYBB
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    Written by the highly respected specialists at Neal's Yard Remedies, this book will help you discover how beneficial ingredients work - and how you can use them to create over 100 organic well-being products, ranging from anti-ageing eye creams to exfoliating masks!

    The guide will also show you how to refresh cosmetic and skin-care routines, as well as advice on using the right make-up for your skin tone and how home-made natural remedies can enhance your natural beauty.

    There are also step-by-step guides to simple pampering techniques that will improve your well-being, including feet and hand massages. As well as this, the book will show you how to enjoy glowing skin, a younger-looking complexion and stronger hair - without having to buy commercial products!
  • GNGL

    Gillian Flynn

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    Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl must surely rank as one of the most talked-about books of recent years and now the film - directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike - has wowed audiences across the world, the novel will appeal to a whole new audience... This exclusive hardback edition has a special film-inspired jacket and will look great on your bookshelf.

    A compelling mystery about the sudden disappearance of Amy Dunne on the fifth anniversary of her wedding to her husband Nick, the novel is a page-turning thriller. You'll be hooked as secrets and lies surface and subsequently unravel in the most unexpected of ways, all while Nick Dunne becomes the number one suspect in a murder investigation...

    Gone Girl is a stunning psychological thriller that will have you racing through all the twists and turns to find out what happens next!
  • HYKW
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    The nation's favourite educational expert Carol Vorderman will help you and your children get to grips with their English, Maths and Science lessons in this three-guide collection.

    Specially designed to help parents help their young learners, the highly visual books will reduce the stress of studying these subjects while also demystifying the various topics. The Maths book will take you step-by-step through everything from basic numeracy to complex and challenging subjects like statistics and algebra, while the Science book covers Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

    Help Your Kids with English covers all the important areas of this subject, including punctuation, grammar, spelling and communication skills. These helpful guides will help so much if you are (or know someone who is) a frustrated parent or have a child who struggles at school, especially with their homework.

  • HBLS

    Tarek Malouf

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    Piped full of 100 new recipes from the Britain's best-loved Hummingbird Bakery, Life Is Sweet by Tarek Malouf is a brilliant new collection of recipes that will bring the taste of American-style baking to your kitchen at home.

    With everything from classics you know and love to home-made treats with a twist, the step-by-step instructions and mouth-watering (really!) photographs make the book a worthy and necessary addition to every home kitchen and is sure to satisfy even the sweetest sweet tooth.

    From show-stopping layer cakes to indulgent puddings, ice creams, pancakes and more, the Life Is Sweet recipe book has a tasty bake for every occasion.
  • CAFRD

    Emma Healey

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    Maud has been having trouble with her memory lately... As well as being a source of constant frustration for those close to her, she herself is finding day-to-day life increasingly difficult. But there are some mysteries that continue to haunt her - and she needs the answers soon...

    Maud's best friend Elizabeth has gone missing - and Maud believes her sister Sukey, who also disappeared just after the war, may just have something to do with it... But how can you solve a mystery when you can't remember the clues and those who are around you doubt your sanity?

    Astonishingly accomplished for a debut novel, Emma Healey's Elizabeth is Missing is a beautiful and haunting book that will stay with you for a long time to come.

    Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey is the winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2014... The other titles shortlisted for this award include:


    Academy Street by Mary Costello - CAFRA
    A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray - CAFRB
    Chop Chop by Simon Wroe - CAFRC
  • MMSB
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    Who better than May Martin to show you how to sew! With 40 years' experience in teaching people how to sew and a doyenne of the Women's Institute, the Great British Sewing Bee star knows everything there is about this skilled craft and will be your perfect guide to starting sewing.

    Throughout the Sewing Bible, she gives readers all the information they need - from setting up your sewing space to providing a list of all the essential sewing equipment. She also offers step-by-step instructions for over 40 amazing sewing projects, ranging from womenswear, menswear and kidswear to home furnishings.

    As well as all this, there are top tips and advice on sewing techniques including hemming, overlocking, seams and fastenings. With May Martin's Sewing Bible, you'll be an expert sewer in no time!
  • QIIG

    John Lloyd & John Mitchinson

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    Did you know you have no muscles in your fingers, that coffee isn't made of beans, or that oranges aren't orange? A brilliant set of three collections of the most common misconceptions, mistakes and misunderstandings in 'common knowledge' from the team at BBC's QI, these books will ensure that you not only impress your friends, but win every argument you ever have.

    Based on the show's most popular segment, General Ignorance, the books in the collection cover a wealth of topics from history, sport, science, geography and more - and it even includes a book dedicated to the most fabulous falsities and fascinating facts from the animal kingdom.

    Sure to delight fans of the much-loved show, owning this collection of QI books is just like having a quick-reference Stephen Fry on your bookshelf.

  • HREE

    Jill Mansell

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    Jill Mansell, the brilliant bestselling author of The One You Really Want, returns with Three Amazing Things About You - a poignant tear-jerking romance about a young woman who needs to find love before time runs out...

    Hallie is in love but the man she's fallen for is seriously out of bounds. With not long left to live, none of her friends are willing to help her quest either. Meanwhile, Flo likes Zander but his scary sister won't be amused if they even become friends... Tasha's new boyfriend is the adventurous type and she worries something will soon go wrong! As the three stories interlink, Hallie ends up finding a donor for new lungs - but whose are they?

    Sure to appeal to fans of Jojo Moyes, Erica James and Adele Parks, the book is sure to make readers seize life with both hands. We highly recommend any fan of romantic fiction check it out.
  • GBSP
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    An accompaniment to the hit BBC series presented by Claudia Winkleman and judged by Patrick Grant and May Martin, The Great British Sewing Bee: Sew Your Own Wardrobe is a practical sewing book brimming with fantastic projects, including a core of wardrobe essentials including a pencil skirt, easy T-shirt top and a wrap dress.

    Menswear and retro garments are also included, as well as a fun selection of designs for babies and small children.

    Dress sizes range from 8 to 18 and the book is full of inspiring photography so you know exactly what you're looking for - and the included pattern pack, containing five full-size pattern sheets, makes creating your wardrobe even easier.
  • RUNA

    Peter May

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    Runaway, the new novel from the Lewis trilogy author Peter May, is a page-turning thriller that covers 50 years of friendships and dreams - many of which have been broken!

    Back in 1965, five teenage friends formed a band and fled Glasgow to make a name for themselves in London. But before the year had even came to an end, three of the band had returned to Scotland. And all of them were broken.

    In 2015, the three men - now in their 60s - are forced to come together once more after a brutal murder. Heading back to London, they have to confront the dark truth they've been running from for five decades...

    Set between two famous, contrasting cities and two very different periods of history, this is a gripping, ambitious novel about the secrets we keep and the passion we have burning inside...
  • AMQMK

    Kazuo Ishiguro

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    'There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay...' This is the extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they have not seen for years. They expect to face many hazards - some strange and other - worldly - but they cannot yet foresee how their journey will reveal to them dark and forgotten corners of their love for one another. Sometimes savage, often intensely moving, Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war. "Kazuo Ishiguro is an original and remarkable genius." (The New York Times). "A master craftsman." (Margaret Atwood, Slate). "The best and most original writer of his generation." (Susan Hill, Mail on Sunday).
  • SDRE
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    Have you ever wanted to make clothes in the comfort of your own home? Let the experts from DK show you how with this compact and comprehensive guide!

    Throughout the book Alison Smith will tell you everything you need to know to learn how to sew an entire wardrobe of clothes and even gives advice on the tools and materials you need to use the key sewing techniques.

    By following the simple instructions for the 11 sewing patterns included, you'll soon be making skirts, dresses, trousers, tops and jackets. Whether you're a beginner looking for advice on dressmaking or a dressmaker in need of new projects and a little inspiration, DK's Dressmaking Step by Step has something for you!