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  • 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...

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    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.
  • 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!

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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...
  • FREY

    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.

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    David Nicholls

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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.
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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.

    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!

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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.
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    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.

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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!
  • CATH

    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.

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    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.
  • DMAN
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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.

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    Josephine Cox

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    One of the country's bestselling saga writers, this collection features three of Josephine Cox's novels full of romance and sacrifice, rivalry and hatred, secrets and revenge and, ultimately, the huge power of love. Likely to appeal to fans of Catherine Cookson, these North Country sagas are beautifully paced, well told, provocative and full of drama. With all the values of a traditional saga, you will find yourself delving into these novels time and time again! Tomorrow The World is the story of a woman whose life completely changes when she has an affair - and a child - with the one who got away, while The Woman Who Left tells about a home and family falling apart after a tragedy and Looking Back finds eighteen-year-old Molly's life changing forever more when she has to take responsibility for her five brothers and sisters.

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    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...
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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.

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    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.
  • KTES

    Kathleen Tessaro

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    Focusing on the world of fashion and 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 finds 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!

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    M.C. Beaton

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    From the bestselling Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth author - and Book People favourite - M.C. Beaton, this three-book Regency romance collection is wonderfully fun and sure to delight her legions of fans.

    After the sudden death of her alcoholic gambler husband in His Lordship's Pleasure, Annabelle fears she destined for the poor house - burdened by her husband's debts. The only solution she can see: to offer herself as the mistress of the mysterious Lord Darkwood.

    The Scandalous Lady Wright sees Lady Emma with the finger of blame pointed at her after her jealous brute of a husband is found murdered; and Her Grace's Passion introduces Matilda, Duchess of Hadshire, who longs for true love as she secretly wishes for the death of her cruel, cheating husband...

    Sure to delight any fan of cosy crime, this collection of romance books by bestselling author M.C. Beaton is just perfect for enjoying with your feet up with a nice cup of tea.

  • NORX

    Nora Roberts

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    One of the most popular authors of romantic fiction around, each of these books from Nora Roberts will add some sparkle and romance to your reading.

    Catching Snowflakes tells the story of Mitch Dempsey as he falls in love with a shy single mum who has moved in upstairs; and also the unlikely bond that forms between headstrong Pandora McVie and Michael Donohue... childhood 'friends' who have never got along!

    The Return of Rafe MacKade finds the bad boy returning to his hometown in Maryland... Still as charismatic as ever, he forms a relationship with the reserved antiques dealer Reagan Jones - much to her surprise! Considering Kate finds Kate Stanislaki Kimball turning her back on glamour and fame to start a new life running a new dance school in a beautiful, dilapidated building - but she's having no luck in her romantic pursuit of the annoyingly intriguing contractor who is carrying out the renovation...

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    Melissa Hill

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    Daydream believer Darcy Archer works in a little Manhattan bookshop and is a hopeless romantic. Secretly imagining a life of true love, like those in her beloved novels, she refuses to be swept off her feet by anything less than the perfect man.

    When cycling to work one day she clumsily knocks into a man and he falls unconscious. Racked with guilt, she takes it upon herself to look after the dog belonging to the stranger while he is taken into hospital. She also discovers a peculiar book-shaped and delicately wrapped parcel in the man's possession.

    Determined to see her personal task to the end, curious Darcy gradually becomes drawn into the unconscious man's life of literature, travel and adventure - everything she's ever dreamed of. When he finally awakes, will her fantasy match reality?

    A heart-warming romantic novel with an element of mystery that is perfect for cosying up with.
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    Barbara Pym

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    Featuring Excellent Women, Crampton Hodnet and No Fond Return of Love, this 3-book collection of Barbara Pym novels is full of witty social observations from times gone by.

    One of her most successful books, Excellent Women tells the story of Mildred Lathbury, a self-proclaimed spinster who falls in love. Crampton Hodnet focuses on Miss Doggett and her companion Miss Morrow, who take in a variety of lodgers and No Fond Return of Love tells the story of Viola Dace and her friend Dulcie Mainwaring, who are both in love with the same man.
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    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Perfect for fans of the TV dramatisation and BBC Radio 4 series, Elizabeth Jane Howard's Cazalets Chronicles is a thrilling yet charming five-book series of novels that follows the secrets and yearnings of the Cazalet family of Home Place, Sussex through three decades of middle-class life.

    Beginning in 1937, the Cazalets Chronicles explores the affairs, passions and ambitions with magnificent period detail and poignant observation. From pre-war 1937 through to the Fifties, the three generations of the family experience love, loss, and, ultimately, life-altering change...

    Beautifully written, engrossing and championed by the likes of Hilary Mantel, Elizabeth Jane Banks' Cazalets books demonstrate her unparalleled ability to open both readers' hearts and minds. And for this unbeatable price, you can enjoy the complete saga!

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    Winifred Holtby

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    This trio of titles from Winifred Holtby all evoke memories from times gone by - and provide you with an insightful account of the communities of the 1930s. South Riding is widely heralded as a classic by many and is based around the fictional town of South Riding in Yorkshire, home to the forward-thinking Sarah Burton. In a town blighted by recession and devastated by the loss of the war, she will have to help the community come to terms with significant social change too. Anderby Wold tells how the once sleepy and calm village is changed forever after a radical young man arrives and The Land of Green Ginger is a charming tale of first love.