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  • SOLW
    Santa Montefiore
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    A favourite with Jojo Moyes and Book People customers, this new novel from Santa Montefiore, the bestselling author of The Affair and The House by the Sea, is a sublime read about love and secrets.

    Sure to delight fans of Adele Parks-style romantic fiction, Songs of Love and War follows the lives of three very different women who were born in West Cork, Ireland in 1900. Growing up together in the family's grand estate of Castle Deverill, Kitty Deverill, Bridie Doyle and Celia Deverill had their whole lives mapped out. But as war closes in and Ireland's independence is threatened, their world changes...

    In love with rebel Jack O'Leary, Kitty finds herself torn between a love for her family and for her country; while the girls' friendship seems to crumble as they are drawn to different parts of the world... Will their shared longing for Castle Deverill mend their broken relationship, or will it be lost in the war?
  • Liz Fenwick Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407250045 - Liz Fenwick
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    Liz Fenwick
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    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...
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    Adele Parks
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    Adele Parks' If You Go Away has been chosen as the Book People Book Club title for July 2015.

    Book People favourite Adele Parks returns with If You Go Away, a story set around the outbreak of World War I that combines glamorous debutantes with themes of heartbreak and discovering just what it is that is really worth fighting for...

    Young debutante Vivian has been hurried into a pedestrian marriage to cover up a scandal, but when her husband enlists on their wedding day she is left with no choice but to take up the management and running of his estate - despite her lack of experience in this field...

    Meanwhile, young playwright Howard has rushed to the front to see the horrors of war for himself - and to observe both the best and worst of humanity. When conscription becomes law in 1916, he steadfastly refuses to join the ranks and becomes one of the most notorious conscientious objectors of all time...

    Handsome, famous and seen as a threat to the government, he narrowly escapes a death sentence and agrees to work on Vivian's farm - when the two meet, they quickly form a bond...

    This is a lovely slice of historical romance!
  • Jenny Colgan Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780751562248 - Jenny Colgan
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    Jenny Colgan
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    Funny, romantic and wonderfully heart-warming, Jenny Colgan provides deliciously indulgent escapism for readers looking to indulge in stories of the sweetest nature.

    Rosie thinks leaving her busy London life to sort out her elderly Aunt Lilian's sweetshop in a small country village is going to be dull in Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams. Boy, is she wrong! And Little Beach Street Bakery sees Polly recovering from a toxic relationship, moving to a sleepy little seaside resort in Cornwall, where she takes out her frustrations on her favourite hobby: making bread.

    The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris - which also comes with mouth-watering recipes inside! - tells the story of Anna, who swaps her life in northern England for Paris, where she learns the art of chocolate making from a master chocolatier.

    Praised by the likes of Sophie Kinsella, this set demonstrates Jenny's natural ability to write warm, funny, enchanting stories and this collection sees our favourites Jenny Colgan books brought together for one delicious price.
  • EMPR
    Michelle Moran
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    Empress Josephine's family has been called to Napoleon's court for the terrible news that he intends to divorce his barren wife of thirteen years and take a younger bride.

    For Josephine's daughter Hortense, this means she is free to leave her husband (Napoleon's brother), having given the Bonapartes three heirs. As she looks for love, she must support her mother through the terrible grief of Napoleon's betrayal.

    For Napoleon's new wife, it is a terrible duty she must take on in her father's name and she can find nothing in common with her new husband. An unlikely friendship with Hortense brings her much comfort in this time of unhappiness.

    But Napoleon's sister, Pauline, believes it is yet another woman stealing her brother's attention and affection. Having spent years attempting to control his power and influence, she must fight harder and dirtier if she is to win...

    Michelle Moran's dazzling The Second Empress is packed with the drama of love, betrayal, romance and period detail and is sure to appeal to fans of both historical fiction and romance.
  • Sarah Morgan Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780263000214 - Sarah Morgan
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    Sarah Morgan
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    From the romance experts at Mills & Boon, these three love stories from Sarah Morgan are wonderfully escapist and full of romance and sparkle - perfect holiday reading!

    Summer Kisses finds something fun showing up when Flora and Jenna are meant to be working hard at the hospital... The friends have to lay some ground rules - Flora just has to avoid kissing Connor MacNeil, while Jenna has to avoid falling in love with Dr. Ryan McKinley at all costs... Easier said than done.

    Summer Fling is also set in Glenmore, and this time it focuses on Kyla MacNeil, the heart of the community. She loves the place, but then they start interfering in her love life... Summer with Love focuses on the summer when everything changed for three very different people. An old flame reignites just as Katy is about to marry, fiercely independent Libby finds herself falling in love and Alex is unprepared when a stranger appears, with baby in tow...

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    Lynda Bellingham
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    Following on from the success of her beautiful debut novel Tell Me Tomorrow, the late Lynda Bellingham's second work of fiction, The Boy I Love, is set in the heart of the theatre - a place where secrets are made and lives changed.

    It's the summer of '82, and Sally Thomas is preparing to leave her job in London to head up to Crewe for her first season as an assistant stage manager at a beautiful old theatre. Flung into a whirlwind world, Sally is forced to find her feet quickly. But as tragedy begins to gather pace in the wings, Sally needs to grow up - and fast!

    A superbly evocative novel from a much-loved figure from both stage and screen, Lynda Bellingham's The Boy I Love is simply beautiful - it may just break your heart.
  • The Survivors' Club Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349410166 - Mary Balogh
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    Mary Balogh
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    From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh, this three-book collection will sweep readers away with the magic, mystery and romance of Regency England.

    Each story is mesmerising in its own right and introduces remarkable women who, following the loss of their husbands in battle, find love in the most unlikely of places, giving them the chance of a new beginning...

    Sure to delight fans of the likes of Georgette Heyer and Amanda Quick, this set or romance books from Mary Balogh is witty, sensual, poignant and absolutely breathtaking.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Mary Balogh's Survivors' Club series.
  • The Waverley Women Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472116895 - M.C. Beaton
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    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 series.

    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!
  • 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.
  • Freya North Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007937660 - Freya North
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    Freya North
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    With her distinctive style, memorable characters and heart-warming storylines, Sunday Times bestseller Freya North is a romantic fiction author of the highest calibre. All three books featured in this collection show how romance can blossom against the odds.

    Secrets finds Joe happy to have no commitments and enjoy his life, but then Tess walks in... Pillow Talk covers two high-school sweethearts who must escape their past if they are to reunite; while Chances looks at how daydreamer Vita might finally have the chance to find something real.

  • Debbie Macomber Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780263000207 - Debbie Macomber
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    Debbie Macomber
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    With heartfelt and romantic tales of love and friendship, New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber's books are sure to warm your heart and give you a lift, whatever your mood.

    A Mother's Wish finds Meg's teenage daughter on a mission to find her mum the perfect man; while A Good Yarn sees a group of women who have lost everything finding friendship in the most unexpected places.

    The Shop on Blossom Street introduces readers to four very different women forming a solid friendship after being thrown together by the hand of fate.
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    Santa Montefiore
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    The Beekeeper's Daughter is a new novel, from bestselling author Santa Montefiore, that spans across two continents and two generations over 50 years. A book impossible not to fall in love with, it will appeal to fans of Victoria Hislop and Kate Morton.

    England in 1932 and Grace Hamblin, the beekeeper's daughter of the title, is growing up in a rural idyll. She knows her place and what she wants to do, but everything changes when her father dies and she finds herself alone. Well, alone except for one man who she just can't stop thinking about...

    In Massachusetts in 1973, Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine has fallen for a bad boy, who is in a band that might just make it, but when tragedy strikes and she has to go back to England, he promises to rekindle their relationship - as long as she waits for him. Both mother and daughter long for love, unaware of the secrets that bind them together...
  • Santa Montefiore Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471143397 - Santa Montefiore
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    Santa Montefiore
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    An enchanting author whose books are always wise and gentle, 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.
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    Sheila Hancock
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    A stunning debut novel from the iconic actress and bestselling author of The Two of Us, Sheila Hancock, Miss Carter's War tells the story of one incredible woman on a mission to fight social injustice, prevent war and educate young girls.

    Britain, 1948. Against the backdrop of a nation struggling to recover from World War II, half French-half English Marguerite Carter has lost her parents and is working for the SOE. Leaving her lover and friends behind, Carter returns to England to earn a degree from Cambridge and begins a life as a teacher at a girls' grammar school.

    A novel of love, war, change and enlightenment, Miss Carter's War presents to readers a powerful portrait of Britain through the life of one amazing woman!
  • Fern Britton Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007947669 - Fern Britton
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    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...
  • 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.
  • SPAB
    Adele Parks
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    Book People favourite Adele Parks has always specialised in bringing beautifully heartfelt and emotional stories to fans of contemporary romantic fiction and Spare Brides is no exception. It tells the heart-wrenching story of four damaged and beautiful women who were left to pick up the pieces of their lives in the era following the First World War.

    With so many men lost at war, it seems only wealth and beauty will secure women a husband from those men who returned, but Beatrice, tired and lonely, has neither. Ava does but is not interested in marriage, while Sarah is still grieving for her husband who she lost at war. Lydia, meanwhile should be grateful her husband's desk job kept him safe, but she thinks of him as a coward. A chance encounter between these women changes their lives forever...
  • Nora Roberts Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780263000375
    NORO
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    An unbelievable selection of novels from a New York Times Bestselling author, our 10-book Nora Roberts Collection will have the hearts romantic fiction fans swooning.

    Featuring 10 of the Book People's favourite Nora Roberts novels including Irish Hearts, California Summer and Stars, this collection of romantic fiction novels - from one of the most successful authors on the planet - demonstrates Roberts' uncanny ability to effortlessly blend sizzling, sensual storytelling and explosive suspense.

    A perfect introduction to Nora Roberts for those who haven't been fortunate enough to enjoy her wonderful novels before, or for fans of her more well-known novels such as Northern Lights, High Noon or Tribute who are looking to explore some of her lesser-known titles, we can't recommend these stories strongly enough.
  • Daughters of Mannerling Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781472116888 - M. C. Beaton
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    The Book People's customers have been entertained by M. C. Beaton's murder mystery novels for many years and have grown to love the likes of Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin. In this collection, she turns her attention to regency romance.

    Told with her trademark wit and candour, scandal and intrigue follow the Beverley family around after their father loses their fortune, including their family mansion Mannerling. The eldest daughter, Isabella, is chosen to court the bachelor who won the house, but Irish rake Lord Fitzpatrick is also determined to win her affections...

    This collection contains books 1 to 6 in M. C. Beaton's Daughters of Mannerling series.

  • Cathy Woodman Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780099586371 - Cathy Woodman
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    Cathy Woodman
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    Cathy Woodman writes stories about a vet's life in the country that are sure to appeal to fans of Katie Fforde, James Herriot and Jill Mansell.

    Throughout this great value 6-book collection, you will meet some of her lovable characters including the city vet Maz Harewood, recently single Jennie Copeland and the characters they come across during their trials and tribulations.

    Heart-warming and ideal for dipping into, these are charming books full of romance and country manners.

  • Tilly Bagshawe Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007937684 - Tilly Bagshawe
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    Tilly Bagshawe
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    Likely to appeal to fans of Jilly Cooper and Jackie Collins, Tilly Bagshawe is renowned for her sexy stories, page-turning plots and unforgettable characters.

    This three-book collection of contemporary romantic fiction is packed with celebrity, lust, intrigue and pure, unadulterated escapism.

    Widely acclaimed as the modern-day 'Queen of Chick Lit' who can count the likes of Sophie Kinsella among her fans, this collection includes the bestsellers Fame, Friends & Rivals and Scandalous.

  • AMBLA
    Lucy Foley
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    In many ways, my life has been rather like a record of the lost and found. Perhaps all lives are like that. It's when life started in earnest HERTFORDSHIRE, 1928 The paths of Tom and Alice collide against a haze of youthful, carefree exuberance. And so begins a love story that finds its feet by a lake one silvery moonlit evening ...It's when there were no happy endings PARIS, 1939 Alice is living in the City of Light, but the pain of the last decade has already left its mark. There's a shadow creeping across Europe when she and Thomas Stafford - now a world famous artist - find each other once more ...It's when the story begins LONDON, 1986 Bequeathed an old portrait from her grandmother, Kate Darling uncovers a legacy that takes her to Corsica, Paris and beyond. And as the secrets of time fall away, a love story as epic as it is life-changing slowly reveals itself ...Sweeping and heartrending - the perfect read for fans of Victoria Hislop and Kate Morton.
  • Kathleen Tessaro Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007945405 - Kathleen Tessaro
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    Kathleen Tessaro
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    Focusing on the world of fashion and the fashionable, this three-book collection from Kathleen Tessaro is just perfect for fans of contemporary romantic fiction.

    In Elegance, a woman chances upon a book written by a French fashion expert in a second-hand bookshop and starts to follow its advice - soon her life is transformed and she discovers a courage in her that she never thought was possible; while The Perfume Collector sees an inheritance turning a newly married woman's life upside down...

    The final book in the set, The Debutante, is about an old shoebox full of clues that will unravel the tale of the most famous debutante of her generation.

    Three stand-alone stories that are just full of elegance, class and sophistication.