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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.
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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.
The Boy I Love (Hardback)TBIL
The Boy I Love (Hardback)
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.
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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 Book of Lost and Found (Hardback)AMBLA
The Book of Lost and Found (Hardback)
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.
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Three Amazing Things About You (Hardback)HREE
Three Amazing Things About You (Hardback)
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...
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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 checks it out.
Regency Scandal Collection - 3 Books (Collection)REGS
Regency Scandal Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
M. C. Beaton
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.
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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.
Miss Carter's War (Hardback)MSCW
Miss Carter's War (Hardback)
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.
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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!
Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)NORX
Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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.
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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...
The Beekeeper's Daughter (Hardback)BEKD
The Beekeeper's Daughter (Hardback)
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.
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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...
Cazalet Chronicles Collection - 5 Books (Collection)EJHC
Cazalet Chronicles Collection - 5 Books (Collection)
Elizabeth Jane Howard
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.
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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!
Spare Brides (Hardback)SPAB
Spare Brides (Hardback)
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.
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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)NORO
Nora Roberts Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
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.
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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!
The State We're In (Hardback)TSWI
The State We're In (Hardback)
Emotionally powerful and stunningly written, The State We're In delves straight into the heart of the dilemmas faced in adult life. What are the odds of the person you're sat next to on a London to Chicago flight being the one who's going to change your life forever? She's a soul mate-searching, life-long optimist, he's a cruel cynic whose past has made him trust no-one. Is their time together on an Atlantic flight all it takes to discover what each of them really needs? And it's only when they touch down that their journey truly begins... Full of emotion, a tell-it-like-it-is style, thorny issues and real characters, this is Adele Park at her very best.
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Katie Flynn Collection - 10 Books (Collection)KFLY
Katie Flynn Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
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The Katie Flynn Collection is packed with ten heart-warming and moving reads about young people, their lives, love and jealousies. All the compelling stories are played out against the hardship and humour of a Liverpool background at the turn of the 20th century. Flynn's evocative style has won her an army of loyal supporters and after selling nearly a million books to date, she is now considered one of the best saga writers around. Sure to appeal to fans of Josephine Cox, the books are captivating and deliciously readable!
Kathleen Tessaro Collection - 3 Books (Collection)KTES
Kathleen Tessaro Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Focusing on the world of fashion and fashionable, this three-book collection from Kathleen Tessaro is just perfect for fans of contemporary romantic fiction!
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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!
Georgette Heyer Collection - 6 Books (Collection)GHEY
Georgette Heyer Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Georgette Heyer, one of the finest historical fiction authors of all time, transports you back to Regency England with this six-book collection of romantic novels.
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Beautifully repackaged with stunning new jackets, the collection includes Faro's Daughter, Frederica, The Convenient Marriage, Regency Buck, Friday's Child and The Grand Sophy. Every book contains memorable characters, sumptuous period detail and are full of wit that brings the era to life.
From unlikely relationships to class wars and family failures, these books are sure to appeal to fans of Philippa Gregory, Mary Balogh and Loretta Chase.
Maureen Lee Collection - 5 Books (Collection)MAUL
Maureen Lee Collection - 5 Books (Collection)
We truly believe that Maureen Lee is one of the best saga writers around and this five-book collection will introduce her powerful and heartfelt stories to romance fans for a very affordable price.
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Spanning across the entire wartime era, the five books are mainly based in Liverpool, but also incorporate trips to London and the Swiss Mountains. Nothing Lasts Forever tells the tale of four very different women during one idyllic summer and how they formed the friendship of a lifetime, while Au Revoir Liverpool finds Jessica escaping her husband, the patronising Bertie, and ending up on the receiving end of his vengeful plot...
With three more books to get stuck into, every story features unforgettable characters and is sure to have you hooked from first page to last.
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (Paperback)AKDWC
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (Paperback)
Written by Helen Fielding and memorably brought to the big screen by Renee Zellweger, Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy is the long-awaited third book following everyone's favourite singleton's (mis)adventures in love and life.
In the book, Bridget stumbles through the challenges of living as a single mother, the confusion of tweeting and texting and a rediscovery of her sexuality during what is decidedly outdatedly called 'middle age'.
Full of laughter and surprisingly poignant, this is a funny, tender and wonderfully touching novel - it's great to have Bridget Jones back!
Miranda Dickinson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)MIRD
Miranda Dickinson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Full of love and sparkle, these romantic fiction books are sure to make any reader feel warm and fuzzy. Miranda Dickinson knows just how to write stories that will delight and entertain and her novels will appeal to fans of Sophie Kinsella, Jill Mansell and Harriet Evans.
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Welcome to My World is all about a travel agent who longs to travel and an intrepid explorer who just wants to find a place to call home... It Started With a Kiss follows wedding band singer Romily Parker as she heads on a yearlong quest to find the man of her dreams - but could true love be closer than she thinks?
Dickinson's debut Fairytale of New York is also a fine read - Rosie Duncan moved to Manhattan six years ago to fix a broken heart but now a chance meeting changes everything... A three-book set from Miranda Dickinson that is just perfect for curling up with during the cold nights!
The One Plus One (Paperback)AKOMC
The One Plus One (Paperback)
An uplifting and charming tale from bestselling author Jojo Moyes, The One Plus One is beautiful, poignant and utterly compelling.
Jess Thomas is an eternal optimist - she works two jobs yet never has enough money to support her two kids, but when life knocks her down she does her best to get straight back up again; no one told her it's okay to ask for help. Ed Nichols is the good guy gone bad. He had it all, then one stupid mistake cost him everything. Now he'll do anything to make things right. Ed doesn't want to save anyone and Jess doesn't want saving, but could Jess and Ed add up to something better together?
A laugh-out-load roller coaster, The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes is a stunning love story that we're sure our customers we love just as much as we do!
Angela Thirkell Collection - 3 Books (Collection)THIR
Angela Thirkell Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Perfect for fans of P. G. Wodehouse and Alexander McCall Smith, this three-book collection from Angela Thirkell is full of 1930s satirical humour that still resonates today.
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High Rising finds Laura Morland and her boisterous son heading to spend Christmas in her country home, but her wealthy friend and neighbour has a scheming new secretary whose designs on marriage could threaten the social fabric of the village... Pomfret Towers centres around a house party in a magnificent seventeenth century home that shy young Alice Barton is lucky enough to attend, while Wild Strawberries finds the pretty Mary Preson looking for a man - but not the one her mother had in mind...
Summer at the Lake (Paperback)AKAYK
Summer at the Lake (Paperback)
A wonderfully compelling novel about lost love, fate and second chances from a Sunday Times bestselling author, Erica James, Summer at the Lake is a heart-warming story centered around the lives of some truly engaging characters.
Lake Como: beautiful, enchanting, romantic... For Floriana, it is the place where the love of her life is getting married. And she's invited to the wedding... For Esme, it is where, over sixty years ago, she fell in love for the first time. But what happened to the man who stole her heart... Adam is in danger of burying himself in his work after his girlfriend left him. Could a trip to Lake Como be the distraction he craves?
An emotional roller coaster of a read, Summer at the Lake by Erica James is the ideal book for fans of James's numerous bestselling novels - including the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year-winning Gardens of Delight - and for fans of the likes of Maeve Binchy.
Survivor is the new novel from Lesley Pearse, the author of The Promise and Belle. It's a story about Mariette - a brave 18-year-old who leaves a gossipy town in New Zealand for the bright lights of London.
The plan for Mari was to live in relative anonymity, but as soon as she arrives, she's tempted by the allure of the West End - and then war comes and snatches it away... Her dreams are shattered and alone in a foreign country, Mari begins to harness her inner-strength, selflessness and compassionate nature.
A poignant and quite inspirational novel about a born-survivor who risks everything for others.
Short Story Collection - 3 Books (Collection)VHIS
Short Story Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Perfect for fans of Victoria Hislop, Virginia Woolf and Alice Munro, our Victoria Hislop Collection is a perfect selection of short stories about the lives of women.
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Featuring no less than two centuries' worth of stunning short fiction from the world's most prolific writers, the stories of Life, Loss and Love make this a collection for every occasion.
A passionate ambassador and champion for short stories, the pieces chosen by Victoria Hislop make this three-book collection a real treasure chest of treats for fans of short fiction.
The Fortune Hunter (Paperback)AKTQA
The Fortune Hunter (Paperback)
Best-known for the wonderful My Last Duchess, Daisy Goodwin has a talent for writing highly enjoyable and thoroughly engaging historic romps - and The Fortune Hunter is no exception!
Beautiful, athletic and intelligent, Sisi has everything - except happiness. Bored with the etiquette of the Hapsburg Court, Sisi comes to England to hunt, looking for excitement. And she finds it in the form of the dashing Captain Bay Middleton. Ten years her junior and engaged to the rich and devoted Charlotte, Bay has everything to lose by falling for Sisi. But they are as reckless as each other, and their mutual attraction is a force that cannot be denied.
A rich and textured tale of late 19th century society, The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin is the ideal read for fans of the critically acclaimed Off by Heart and Silver River.