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  • FLNN

    Gillian Flynn

    (8)
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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!

  • CFGU
    (2)
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    Think colouring in is just for kids? Think again! Colouring has been established as a great way for all ages to unwind, relax and get creative and this two-book set of grown-up colouring books is bursting with beautiful and intricate illustrations that are waiting to be completed.

    The perfect size to fit in a handbag or rucksack so they can easily go with you wherever you go, the patterns featured in the two adult colouring books are tremendously detailed and will help anyone unwind at the end of a long day or make a lengthy journey go quicker.

    From floral delights to patterns, swirls and geometric wonders, the books provide a wide-ranging selection of projects to colour in any way you like!

  • FBRT

    Fern Britton

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    We all know Fern Britton from her TV-presenting roles but did you know she also writes heart-warming, fun and romantic stories? Her novels are full of the warmth and wit that have made her such a popular figure - and now you can buy three Fern Britton books for one great Book People price!

    Fern's debut novel New Beginnings saw her in familiar territory - it's a story all about the ups and downs in the life of TV presenter Christie Lynch. Quickly becoming the nation's sweetheart, Christie can finally afford to treat her kids but she's also having to make sacrifices - will she be able to find a happy work-life balance?

    The Holiday Home tells the story of two sisters, one house and a lifetime of secrets, while A Seaside Affair is a wonderfully witty novel in the style of Katie Fforde that finds a local Cornish theatre being taken over by a coffee chain - much to the residents' disgust. Luckily, hotshot producer Penny Leighton can pull in some serious favours from the actors on her contact list...

  • ENZO
    (1)
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    Runaway has been a huge favourite with Book People customers who love gritty crime... And now we're thrilled to be able to bring you the first three books in award-winning author Peter May's just-as-compelling Enzo Macleod series!

    Set in Paris, Extraordinary People has forensic expert Enzo taking a wager to solve seven of France's most notorious murders using state-of-the-art technology. As he heads deep into the catacombs below the city, he unearths a number of clues that have been deliberately set by a killer - and he's set to be the next victim...

    The Critic finds Enzo investigating the ghastly case of a wine critic who has been found dead strung up in a vineyard and pickled in wine; while Blacklight Blue sees Enzo being framed for murder himself!

    Tightly plotted, gruesome and gripping - you won't be able to put these books down...

    This collection includes books 1-3 in Peter May's Enzo Macleod series.

  • EBMJ

    Emily Brightwell

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    Old-fashioned crime fiction doesn't get any better than this!

    Set in Victorian London, this 10-book collection from bestselling crime author Emily Brightwell stars the mild-mannered Inspector Witherspoon and, more importantly, his quick-witted housekeeper Mrs Jeffries. Herself a policeman's widow, Mrs Jeffries takes it upon herself to nudge Inspector Witherspoon in the right direction to solve a host crimes...

    Murder strikes at Queen Victoria's Jubilee Ball; London's best-known businessman is murdered; the pub landlord gets stabbed in the back; a theatre critic meets an unfortunate end and much, much more in this 'murder most English' set of gripping and thoroughly entertaining crime stories.

    Full of period detail, quirky crimes and more than a few laughs, too, our 10-book Mrs Jeffries Collection is a delight from start to finish. Perfect reading for fans of Rebecca Tope and M.C. Beaton.

    This collection includes book 4-13 in Emily Brightwell's Mrs Jeffries series.

  • CTCB
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    Adults all over the world are rediscovering the joys and benefits of colouring in and Creative Therapy: An Anti-stress Colouring Book is designed especially so that you can make something both beautiful and calming.

    With its flowing lines, sweeping swirls and highly detailed patterns, every illustration gives a grown-up the chance to unleash their inner creativity and with no rules or instructions, you'll be able to doodle and colour away to your heart's content - creating something amazing and unique in the process.

    Relieve stress and ease your worries away with this fun-packed adults' activity book!
  • SURE
    (5)
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    All the novels in this ten-book contemporary fiction collection have been hand-picked by the Book People to make sure they are just right for keeping you entertained and inspired over the coming months.

    From the startlingly original The Silver Linings Playbook, the novel that inspired the Oscar-winning film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence; through to Charlotte Mendelson's brilliant portrayal of a perfectly dysfunctional family in When We Were Bad; and Sarah Rayner's heartbreaking tale of friendship in One Moment, One Morning; the assorted books featured here are sure to resonate with you long after you've finished them.

  • DTDA

    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!
  • 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.

  • BBTW

    Christina Butcher

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    From elaborate "up-dos" to more casual braids, beautiful buns and traditional twists, Braids, Buns and Twists! is the ultimate guide to creating over 80 classic and modern hairstyles at home.

    Full of luscious photographs, step-by-step diagrams and top knot(ch) tips for success, the book takes the guesswork out of best-loved hairstyles and provides readers with a wealth of information for creating showstopping hairstyles: from trend-setting styles for teens to styles for professionals, parties, casual beach days and much, much more...

    Written by global hairstyle blog Hair Romance's Christina Butcher, Brains, Buns and Twists! is a comprehensive and inspirational guide to taking your hairdressing skill to a more professional level.
  • RHPC

    Royal Horticultural Society

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    Use them to say hi, send thank-you notes, give yourself reminders of upcoming appointments or simply add some colour to your walls... This box full of 100 floral postcards is sure to come in useful!

    With beautiful illustrations of flowers from the Royal Horticultural Society, each postcard is different and sure to be appreciated by whoever is lucky enough to receive one.

    Coming in a handy - and sturdy - keepsake box, these postcards are simply gorgeous.
  • 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.

  • TFKD

    Dawn Isaac

    (3)
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    Dawn Isaac's 101 Things for Kids to Do Outside builds on the success of her blog www.littlegreenfingers.com and inspires children (and grown-ups) to get away from computer and TV screens and get outdoors!

    From quick 10-minute activities to full days of fun, the ideas cover all four seasons and include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage and setting up a wormery.
  • USDN

    David Nicholls

    (1)
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    David Nicholls brings to bear all the wit and intelligence that graced One Day in this brilliant, bittersweet new book, which will delight his fans and bring him many new readers.

    Douglas understands his wife's need to rediscover herself now that their son is leaving home. He just thought they'd be doing their rediscovering together. So when Connie announces that she will be leaving, too, he decides to make their last family holiday the trip of a lifetime: one that will draw the three of them closer, and win the respect of his son and make Connie fall in love with him again. The hotels are booked, the tickets purchased, the itinerary planned and printed. What could possibly go wrong..?

    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014, Us is a novel about love and family, husbands and wives, parents and children, its publication was undoubtedly one of the major events in the world of books in 2014.
  • DTDB

    Thomas Pavitte

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    Who said dot-to-dots were only for children? This comprehensive collection of intricate and complex dot-to-dot patterns features 1,000 dots in each pattern to build your concentration and keep you focused for a satisfyingly long time.

    The unique puzzles presented on extra large pages take on Thomas Pavitte's unique style and recreate people and portraits in dot form. So not only will you have plenty of fun completing the pictures, but the finished illustrations will be impressive enough to display on your wall, too!
  • 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.
  • RPFP

    Holly Farrell

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    Whatever your age, you can enjoy growing a kitchen garden with the plants from the pips, seeds and stones that are usually thrown away in kitchen waste with the RHS Plants from Pips book!

    An introduction to growing the likes of avocados, apples, mangoes and tomatoes from pips that are often thrown straight into the recycling bin, the book offers useful and easy-to-follow advice on what you should grow, what you should grow it in and the best location to ensure terrific results every time.

    Great for anyone who has green fingers but limited space, the book has photographs and step-by-step illustrations to help you on your way and will also let you know how to deal with pests and avoid other problems. The perfect book if you want to grow your own fruit and vegetables at home!
  • DCTY

    Thomas Pavitte

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    We built this city... We built this city on dot-to-dots!

    Part of the creative craze sweeping the world, adults are enjoying fun and relaxing 'children's' activities like colouring in and drawing once more and The 1000 Dot-to-Dot Book: Cityscapes has 20 incredible drawings of cities and their landmarks that can be brought to life by you joining the dots.

    Illustrated by Thomas Pavitte - the graphic designer responsible for the most complex dot-to-dot puzzle ever devised - the book features major cities like New York, Paris and London rendered in extraordinary detail. With its perforated pages, the book gives you the chance to hang your cool new pictures up on your wall, too!
  • ERNH

    Ernest Hemingway

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    An influential, Nobel Prize-winning author, we are delighted to offer a fantastic eight-book collection from Ernest Hemingway - which features the much-loved classics For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Old Man and the Sea.

    Surely one of the most popular authors of all time, the books in this collection all have gorgeous vintage-style jackets and will work either as an introduction to Hemingway's writing or as a keepsake for those already familiar.

    A mixture of fiction and non-fiction which is endlessly fascinating, you'll get the chance to read about Hemingway's real-life experiences during the war in the autobiographical A Farewell to Arms, discover Robert Jordan's extraordinary story in the Spanish Civil War-set novel For Whom the Bell Tolls and read his extraordinary, exhaustive account of the Spanish Bullfight in Death in the Afternoon.

  • HMCI
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    Dubbed 'the queen of spy thrillers', Helen MacInnes has sold millions of copies of her books worldwide. In this thrilling set of three espionage thrillers, we bring our customers the Book People's favourite Helen MacInnes books, including one that inspired a 1943 Joan Crawford film...

    Richard and Frances Myles' summer holiday in pre-war Europe goes awry as they're carefully monitored by shadowy figures in Above Suspicion; an ex-soldier becomes entangled in a jewellery robbery with international complications in Pray for a Brave Heart; and a young Czechoslovakian woman and her American lover are the targets of a terrifying hunt, one sure to end in death, in Snare of the Hunter.

    A treat for fans of well-written spy fiction, our three-book Helen MacInnes Collection is full of twists, turns and fast-paced action. A highly recommended collection of books!

  • HTTL
    (1)
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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.
  • HCOB

    Harlan Coben

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    From no.1 bestselling and multi award-winning thriller author Harlan Coben, this collection of ten gripping paperbacks features the characteristic twists and turns of the Missing You author that we have come to love, including both powerful stand-alone thrillers and fan-favourites starring sporting agent Myron Bolitar.

    The American dream becomes a nightmare, rock stars disappear, young teenagers go missing and parents go to extreme lengths to protect their children in this entrancing collection of expertly written thriller stories that bring crime to life in a splendid mix of fast-pace, suspense and emotion.

  • PAPL

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    Paper London is a celebration of the 20 most iconic features that make the capital city so special to its millions of residents and tourists.

    From The Shard to Buckingham Palace, you'll find absolutely everything you need here to recreate London in miniature form, along with a handy guide to where you can find the real thing when it's time to visit London itself.

    Build your own model-sized metropolis with the help of Paper London!
  • LEMI

    Tasha Alexander

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    With plenty of intrigue, treachery and romance, Tasha Alexander's Lady Emily novels really are cosy crime of the highest calibre!

    In Tears of Pearl, Lady Emily and her new husband Colin Hargreaves are looking forward to a romantic honeymoon in Turkey but the joy doesn't last as a harem girl is found murdered on their first night... The 'happy' couple soon find out the victim is the daughter of an embassy employee and Emily is tasked with finding a killer hell-bent on exacting vengeance.

    Dangerous to Know finds the couple back from their honeymoon and relaxing at an estate in Normandy - that is until Emily finds a body while out horse riding... A Crimson Warning has the London Society on tenterhooks as a vandal splashes red paint on the homes of those who are hiding scandalous secrets...

    Described as 'London's most colourful sleuth', the Lady Emily mysteries will appeal to fans of Rebecca Tope, Emily Brightwell and Carola Dunn's Daisy Dalrymple series.

    This collection includes books 4-6 in the Lady Emily series.