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  • Colour Me Mindful Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407250168 - Anastasia Catris
    CMEM
    Anastasia Catris
    (3)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.97
    • Save £10.98
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Colouring books for adults have been hugely popular with Book People customers and this gorgeous set is packed with intricately detailed bird, underwater and tropical line art to de-stress and get creative with.

    Proven to help practise mindfulness, which in itself is a valuable tool for de-stressing, this satisfying and wonderfully low-tech collection of books is great for being creative while completely switching off.

    With over 150 scenes to demonstrate your creative flair, you will be creating your very own stress-free masterpieces in next to no time at all.
  • Fern Britton Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007947669 - Fern Britton
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    Fern Britton
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    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...

  • Mrs Jeffries Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781472121707 - Emily Brightwell
    EBMJ
    Emily Brightwell
    (3)
    • £9.99
    • RRP £69.90
    • Save £59.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    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.

  • MBAF
    Mary Berry
    • £8.99
    • RRP £25.00
    • Save £16.01
    The baking queen is back!

    In Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites, the official tie-in book to her hit BBC Two series, the Great British Bake Off judge reveals the secrets of her very favourite foods to inspire your family to fall in love with a delicious new dish.

    Using produce from the farmers' market, the herb garden, the seaside, the countryside and more, this all-new collection of over 100 fuss-free Mary Berry recipes offers a plethora of inspirational ideas that anyone can try - and everyone will love! From tempting Mini Beef Wellingtons to Saturday Night Pasta, tempting canapes and indulgent cakes...

    Packed full of helpful step-by-step instructions and photographs for the favourite meals she never tires of, the no-nonsense advice in Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites will ensure that your friends and family are always eager for a second helping.
  • Gillian Flynn Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407243887 - Gillian Flynn
    FLNN
    Gillian Flynn
    (10)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    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!

  • Wallander Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781784702397 - Henning Mankell
    HMWS
    Henning Mankell
    • £5.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £17.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander books have sold over 35 million copies worldwide and have been propelled to even greater fame through the brilliant BBC adaptations starring Kenneth Branagh and Tom Hiddleston. This collection of our favourite three books in the series features the disillusioned inspector, impeccable plotting, chilling narratives and absorbing, gripping atmosphere.

    In The Man Who Smiled, Wallander finds himself spiralling into an alcohol-fuelled depression while investigating the unnervingly similar murders of a local businessman and his friend. Sidetracked sees Wallander on the trail of a sadistic serial killer who is preying on successful retirees; and Wallander unsuspectingly uncovers secrets of the Cold War while investigating the murder of his Swedish naval relative in The Troubled Man, the final Wallander novel.

    Fantastic reading for fans of the BBC crime series and for those who love page-turning thrillers (and particularly Nordic storytelling), this crime collection will have you spellbound from start to finish.

    This collection contains books 4, 5 and 11 in Henning Mankell's Kurt Wallander series.

  • Tessa Hainsworth Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780099598558 - Tessa Hainsworth
    HAIN
    Tessa Hainsworth
    (3)
    • £4.00
    • RRP £24.97
    • Save £20.97
    • Just £1.33 per book
    Those who love real-life stories full of warmth and joy will absolutely adore these three books from former Body Shop marketing manager Tessa Hainsworth. After many years in the rat race of city life, Tessa and her actor husband decided to head for the relative serenity of Cornish life.

    As Tessa settled into her new career as a postie in a seaside town, she quickly came to realise that life in Cornwall - her dream move - was not as easy as it first appeared. Up With the Larks: Starting Again in Cornwall reveals her first year was full of surprises and how Tessa became a much-loved member of the local community after starting her rounds during the Christmas rush.

    Seagulls in the Attic, the second instalment, finds a lack of money and demands of family life taking their toll, while the third book Home to Roost: Putting Down Roots in Cornwall finds the village in revolt as a new couple from the city, who are happy to splash the cash, move in...

  • How to Draw Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781782212898 - Authors vary
    HTDS
    Authors vary
    • £9.99
    • RRP £49.90
    • Save £39.91
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Whatever your skill level, we're sure you'll love learning how to draw a variety of exciting subjects with this excellent-value introduction to illustrating!

    Among the topics included in this collection are people, wild animals, trees, dogs, and cats - meaning if you work through all the books you'll become a jack of all trades when it comes to drawing!

    With a simple, step-by-step drawing method to follow throughout each detailed book, this collection is great either if you're a beginner artist or if you're looking to brush up on your artistic skills.

  • Jenny Colgan Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780751562248 - Jenny Colgan
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    Jenny Colgan
    • £5.99
    • RRP £25.97
    • Save £19.98
    • Just £2.00 per book
    A winner of the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year, Jenny Colgan's stories are funny, sweet and full of observations about love and life - sheer indulgence for those who love romantic fiction.

    Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams finds Rosie leaving her busy London life to take care of her elderly Aunt Lilian. Initially thinking it will be a dull downturn in her life, she's surprised and delighted to find out she couldn't be more wrong... Lilian has spent a lifetime running Lipton's sweetshop - through wartime and family feuds. Now as she struggles to leave it behind, she has to decide whether to reveal the history behind the brightly coloured sweets...

    Little Beach Street Bakery and Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris are equally delicious. Polly gets over a relationship by moving to Cornwall, baking tasty bread and taking over an abandoned shop in the former; while Anna ends up mixing and stirring the finest, smoothest, richest chocolate - and rekindling old flames - in Paris in the latter.

    Tasty summertime reading!
  • AAAT
    AA
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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    Get where you need to go with the help of the AA's Road Atlas Britain 2016! With clear mapping at a scale of 3 miles to 1 inch, the paperback atlas will help you plan journeys throughout the nation.

    A great accompaniment to your satnav - and perfect for getting you back on track after it takes you on a wrong turn! - this latest AA atlas pinpoints the nation's speed camera locations as well as where National Trust, English and World Heritage sites are located.

    With 104 city, town and port plans, the comprehensive 31,500 entry index has all the top tourist sites, motorway service stations and airports listed.
  • Harlan Coben Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781407245669 - Harlan Coben
    HCOB
    Harlan Coben
    (5)
    • £7.00
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £72.90
    • Just 70p per book
    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.

  • UNTR
    Ella Frances Sanders
    • £3.99
    • RRP £10.00
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    Lost in Translation is a completely gorgeous gift book that provides beautiful and clever illustrations for 50 words from around the world that happen to be untranslatable.

    From the Japanese word for the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees to the Swedish term for anticipation before a trip away, they're all brought to life in style through beautiful ink illustrations.

    Perfect for any logophile and full of surprises, this keepsake hardback book from Ella Frances Sanders proves that sometimes a picture can sum up a thousand words - or at least the few that are needed to provide a definition!
  • Karin Fossum Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780099597964 - Karin Fossum
    KFOS
    Karin Fossum
    (1)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
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    • Just £1.66 per book
    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 the 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-exclusive 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.

  • DIPD
    Robert Thorogood
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
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    If you're a fan of the BBC crime drama Death in Paradise, you will love Robert Thorogood's new novel A Meditation on Murder - it's packed with all the humour and plot twists of the show.

    In his very first on-page adventure, DI Richard Poole has a classic murder conundrum to attempt to unlock: one murder victim, five suspects and a room no person has entered of left! DI Poole knows that the facts of the case don't quite add up and he's convinced that the person who's just confessed to the murder is the one person who could never have committed the crime...

    A classic whodunnit that will delight fans of Agatha Christie classics featuring Miss Marple and Poirot, take a trip to the idyllic Caribbean isles and unlock the mystery of this thrilling, warm and witty story.
  • SEWU
    Debbie Shore
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    In Sew Useful, Book People favourite Debbie Shore shows you how to create storage solutions that will help keep the home neat, tidy and beautifully organised...

    With photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, all the projects can be made using a basic sewing machine and they range from storage cubes to drawstring toy bags, garment covers, tablet covers, a laundry bag and even a heat-proof pouch for hair straighteners.

    Add a home-made touch to your storage solutions with the practical yet beautiful projects from Debbie Shore!
  • QRKL
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
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    Colouring in is becoming more and more popular with adults of all ages, so why not give Querkles - a similar concept to colour-by-number - a try?

    Designed by Thomas Pavitte - the graphic designer behind our bestselling 1,000 Dot-to-Dot books - Querkles may appear to just be a random assortment of overlapping circles but when you colour them in, famous faces begin to appear...

    With 20 great portraits - ranging from Mona Lisa to Captain Jack Sparrow - embedded in the puzzles, this book offers a great way for people of all ages to both relax and get creative!
  • GAYC
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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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.
  • Liz Fenwick Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407250045 - Liz Fenwick
    LFEN
    Liz Fenwick
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Set in the gorgeous surroundings of Cornwall, this three-book set from Liz Fenwick is full of frothy and escapist tales that will delight fans of Rosamunde Pilcher - and are just perfect for holiday reading!

    A Cornish Affair follows Jude as she leaves her groom at the altar... Guilty and ashamed, she flees to Pengarrock, a clifftop mansion in Cornwall, where she takes a job cataloguing the Trevillion family's library. Using this as an escape, she begins to feel at home but when the house's new owner arrives, Jude finds herself embroiled in a centuries-old family riddle.

    The Cornish House finds Maddie inheriting a house after the death of her husband and she hopes this will give her and her stepdaughter the fresh start they desperately need, but then she realises her life is intertwined with other previous women of the house... Gabriella Blythe has to move in with her grandmother in A Cornish Stranger. Everything is going well until a stranger arrives during a storm seeking help...

  • Andrew Marr British History Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781447272748 - Andrew Marr
    AMBH
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £19.98
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    From the death of Queen Victoria through to post-Blair Britain, ex-BBC political editor, journalist and documentary film-maker Andrew Marr takes a look at the thrilling lives and the political and economic stories of modern Britain's history in our exclusive Andrew Marr British History Set.

    Including his critically acclaimed The Making of Modern Britain and A History of Modern Britain (both of which are Sunday Times bestsellers), the Andrew Marr Show host - with his enviable ability to unravel complex issues in accessible terms - paints a vivid and thought-provoking picture of modern Britain in the colourful and outspoken manner for which he is so well known.

    Highly engaging, approachable and written in a format that is both lively and light enough to dip in and out of, Marr looks beyond the headlines to provide a crisp analysis of how the modern history of Britain has shaped our nation's present.

  • DCTY
    Thomas Pavitte
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    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!
  • Colouring for Grown-ups Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781782434504
    CFGU
    (5)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £15.98
    • Save £10.99
    • Just £2.50 per book
    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!

  • HWSM
    Marie Clayton
    • £3.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £9.00
    Marie Clayton's How to Use a Sewing Machine is a beginner's manual that will help any would-be sewer get to know their machine and learn all the basic maintenance and techniques they will need.

    Offering advice on seams, hems, zips, buttonholes and much more, the book will help you do everything from choosing a machine to setting it up and it also covers all the basic dressmaking techniques.

    With this book, you can create a whole new wardrobe from scratch, make stylish curtains and cushions and carry out simple repairs. With its jargon-busting glossary and troubleshooting section, you'll be an expert in tackling gathers and pleats and embroidery, applique, patchwork and quilting!
  • AFMG
    Andrew Paciorek
    • £3.99
    • RRP £9.99
    • Save £6.00
    Colouring books for grown-ups have proven to be very popular and are ideal for relaxing and keeping your mind at ease... Art for Mindfulness: Geometrics is a book that can help you find your inner artist and colour your way to a better state of mind and more focus!

    Whether you want to calm things down after a long and hectic day at work or just want to rediscover one of your favourite childhood hobbies, the book's patterns have been specially designed to help you unlock your creativity.

    A great way to de-stress... So grab your colouring pencils, crayons or felt-tip pens and get colouring today!
  • DLDF
    Lesley Waters
    • £4.99
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £15.01
    This delightful cookbook provides you with over 100 fresh and simple lactose-free recipes that can be used for healthy eating every day of the week!

    Millions of people are lactose intolerant and Deliciously Dairy Free will show how you never have to miss out on flavour if you're one of them. Also ideal for if you're going on a 'clean' diet, the book's recipes range from Olive Socca Bread with Butter Bean Hummus to Coconut and Coffee Ice.

    Cookery writer Lesley Waters also provides cheats and swaps along the way, meaning that die-hard dairy lovers will be able to enjoy all the favourite dishes they have been missing!