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    Richard Flanagan's The Narrow Road to the Deep North is the winner of The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2014. Do you agree with the judges' decision? Widely considered one of the world's most important literary awards, 2014's shortlist was full of brilliant, diverse and unforgettable novels - and with this collection you can own them all! Six hardback novels for one brilliant price, the books here are amongst the most highly respected released in 2014.

    The winning novel finds one man reckoning with the truth on a Burma railway, while Joshua Ferris' To Rise Again at a Decent Hour is a tale of life, death and dental hygiene. Ali Smith's How to be Both tackles the versatility of art and Karen Joy Fowler's We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves is a smart examination of families and the choices they make for you...

    Howard Jacobson's J is about the unflinching power of love and Neel Mukherjee's The Lives of Others is a compelling portrayal of a crumbling society...

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    Ernest Hemingway Collection - 8 Books (Collection)

    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.

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    Chris Carter Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Chris Carter

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    From a Sunday Times bestselling author, our three-book Chris Carter Collection is essential reading for all fans of crime fiction and includes his gripping novel The Crucifix Killer and his Top 20 bestseller The Executioner.

    The Crucifix Killer introduces readers to Carter's genius LA homicide detective and criminal profiler Robert Hunter as he taunted by a killer who is supposed to have been caught and executed two years ago; The Executioner rejoins Hunter on the trail for a sadistic killer who is making the nightmares of his victims come true; and The Night Stalker sees Hunter pulled from his current case to investigate the a chilling murder case where the victim bares no scars - except for the fact that her lips have been stitched shut...

    Gripping, fast-paced and not for the faint of heart, our Chris Carter Collection is perfect set of three paperback books that fans of James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell and Richard Montanari will devour.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Chris Carter's Robert Hunter series.

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    Murdoch Mysteries Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Maureen Jennings

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    A popular TV show on Alibi that stars Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy and Thomas Craig, we're sure fans of historical fiction are going to love the Murdoch Mysteries series.

    Set in Toronto at the turn of the twentieth century, the books follow Detective William Murdoch as he solves a number of puzzling cases that are affecting the famous city. In Except the Dying, a young woman has been found naked and frozen in a quiet laneway - but as the body is identified, it becomes clear that everyone connected with her has some dark secrets...

    Under the Dragon's Tail finds Murdoch trying to work out just who was responsible for the murder of midwife and abortionist Dolly Merishaw, while Night's Child is a shocking novel about a schoolteacher who discovers shocking photographs of a quiet 13-year-old. Could Sergeant Seymour be involved? The thought is too disturbing for Murdoch to contemplate...

    This collection contains books 1, 2 and 5 in Maureen Jennings' Murdoch Mysteries series.
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    Classic Readings & Poems (Hardback)

    Jane McMorland-Hunter

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    Classic Readings & Poems for Weddings, Christenings, Funerals and All Occasions will help ensure you have the right words for every important life event.

    Hand-picked by Jane McMorland Hunter, the book features everything from familiar favourites to lesser-known, yet no less stunning, pieces that can mark anything from a birth to a death; an engagement to a retirement and a wedding to a memorial service.

    Among the poems and readings are works from the poets Longfellow, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson as well as famous writers like William Blake, Wordsworth and William Shakespeare. There are also Apache prayers and Irish blessings, as well as quotes from books and speeches that mark moments of new life, unions, loss and solitude.
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    Nora Roberts Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Nora Roberts

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    Add some romance to your Christmas reading with this gorgeous collection of love stories from Nora Roberts. One of the most popular authors of romantic fiction around, each book will add some sparkle to your winter's evening 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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    A worldwide bestselling author whose work will appeal to fans of Stephen King and Clive Barker, we just can't get enough of Dean Koontz - and with our introductory three-book set to his famous Odd Thomas series, you'll become a huge fan too!

    A page-turning, paranormal series that has already seen the first novel - Odd Thomas - adapted into a film starring Anton Yelchin, the books introduce you to a character who is 'Odd by name, a hero by nature'. Odd lives happily in a desert town with his girlfriend Storm, but this idyllic life is destroyed when he starts to see strange hyena-like shadows wherever he goes... Odd soon realises he knows things he shouldn't - and murder is on its way!

    Deliciously dark and delightfully twisted, evil personified itself comes to visit in Forever Odd while Odd makes friends with a white dog named Boo and the ghost of Elvis in Brother Odd.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas series.

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    Miranda Dickinson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Miranda Dickinson

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    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.

    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 winter nights!

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    Kerry Wilkinson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Kerry Wilkinson

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    We love our crime fiction at the Book People and are always excited to share a gripping new series with our customers. After the success of Locked In on eBook (a UK number one within three months of publication), we couldn't wait to give you the chance to read it and the next two books in the DS Jessica Daniel series!

    Grisly crime fiction at its very best, the books follow Jessica as she finds herself having to solve a number of disturbing crimes - from a murderer who manages to leave victims in seemingly impossible situations to a killer behind bars who is still killing and the shocking appearance of several severed body parts, these novels are not for the faint-hearted but will keep you turning the pages!

    Gritty detective stories in the vein of Mark Billingham, Ian Rankin and Peter Robinson.

    This collection contains books 1, 2 and 3 in Kerry Wilkinson's Jessica Daniel series.
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    India Black Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Carol K Carr

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    Become acquainted with India Black, the Madam of Espionage, in this three-book collection of Victorian crime capers!

    Written by Carol K. Carr, you'll be thoroughly entertained as you follow the amusing murder mysteries. The first self-titled novel to star India Black finds India keeping her tarts in line and avoiding the police, but when Sir Archibald Latham of the War Office dies of a heart attack while visiting her brothel, the madam finds herself thrust into a deadly game of blackmail and deceit between British and Russian agents...

    India Black and the Widow of Windsor finds the Queen under threat from assassination, while India Black and the Gentleman Thief has India's double life of operating a brothel and running espionage in considerable danger of unravelling...

    Witty, addictive and full of surprises, the India Black series is historical crime fiction at its finest!

    Please note this collection contains books 1, 2 and 4 of the Madam of Espionage series.

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    Professor Moriarty Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Michael Kurland

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    You know Professor James Moriarty from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous Sherlock Holmes stories, but in this three-book set Michael Kurland gives a fascinating insight into the mind of Sherlock's arch-nemesis!

    Including the brand-new novel Who Thinks Evil, the books are full of the kind of twists that would not be out of place in a contemporary spy thriller. Described as the 'Napoleon of Crime', among the cases Moriarty has to solve are that of a killer slitting the throats of England's aristocracy and a search for a missing prince...

    A new take on a famous character, these books are sure to delight not only fans of Sherlock Holmes, but also those who like quirky and cosy crime stories.
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    Peter James Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Peter James

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    A multi-number one bestselling author, our three-book Peter James Collection is a fantastic introduction to this wonderful author and contains the first three books in his Roy Grace series.

    Beginning the series with Dead Simple, Brighton detective Roy Grace is on the hunt for a killer after a stag-night prank goes wrong and the stag ends up missing and his four friends end up dead. In Looking Good Dead, a good deed turns into an endless reign of terror; and in Not Dead Enough, Grace investigates the devilishly complex circumstances surrounding a woman's death - could her husband be the murderer even though he was in bed over 600 miles away...

    Cunning, engrossing and endlessly satisfying, our Peter James Collection is filled with suspense, making it essential reading for all fans of thrilling crime fiction.

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    Iain Gale Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Iain Gale

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    A hugely vivid series that finely combines action and intrigue, the Book People's Iain Gale Collection is a set of brilliantly old-fashioned tales of military strategy and valour, starring a hero who is both colourful and powerful - Jack Steel.

    In Man of Honour, fresh from victory over Louis XIV's France, Jack Steel, Lieutenant of the finest infantry in Queen Anne's army, must lead his men through the battle for Blenheim to collect a letter whose controversial contents could destroy the Duke of Marlborough. Rules of War follows Jack as he is sent undercover to discover and deal with national traitors, while Brothers in Arms sees Jack promoted to captain as his Grenadier troops are ambushed by the French cavalry.

    Sure to appeal to fans of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe - which was dramatised for television and starred Game of Thrones' and Lord of the Rings' Sean Bean - and Patrick O'Brian books, our three-book Iain Gale Collection is a powerful and stunning series of historical adventures - a treat for every history buff.

    Please note, this collection contains books 1, 2 and 3 of Iain Gale's Jack Steel series.

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    Martin Beck Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Maj Sjowall & Per Wahloo

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    A genre-changing series of books, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's Martin Beck series paved the way for Scandanavian crime fiction, without which the likes of Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell and Jo Nesbo may never have reached such literary heights. In celebration of this defining crime series, the Book People are delighted to offer our three-book Martin Beck Collection - we're sure you'll love it!

    Beginning with Roseanna, Inspector Beck is on the hunt for a young woman's killer after her body was found in Sweden's Lake Vattern. The only problem is that he knows only her name, that she is from Lincoln, Nebraska and that her killer is one of 85 people. In The Man Who Went Up in Smoke, Beck is on holiday off the coast of Sweden, but a phone call from a neighbour forces him off to Budapest to hunt for a journalist who's vanished without a trace. The Man on the Balcony sees Beck confronted by the most inhumane crimes he has ever seen...

    The perfect set of reads for fans of the Millennium trilogy, the Harry Hole series and the Inspector Kurt Wallander novels, our Martin Beck Collection is an enthralling treat for crime fiction fans. If you haven't been introduced to Martin Beck before, this is the perfect place to start!

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo's Martin Beck series.

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    Malcolm Mackay Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Malcom Mackay

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    Compelling and brutal, Malcolm Mackay's Glasgow Trilogy is a series that will appeal if you can't get enough of crime fiction. The thrillers, very much in the vein of Peter Robinson or Ian Rankin, are full of double - and triple - crossing and take readers directly into the murky Glaswegian underworld.

    The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter finds a 29-year-old loner being given a job after a casual telephone conversation... He has to kill a man. He knows how hard it is to kill a man well, and is aware if he doesn't do it right, there will be consequences...

    Sequel How A Gunman Says Goodbye asks the question: 'How does a gunman retire?' Frank MacLeod was the best in the business, but perhaps isn't anymore... He's given a new job and new target, but something goes horribly wrong - and someone ends up dead. The final book, The Sudden Arrival of Violence, finds two of Glasgow's biggest criminal organisations at deadly war with each other - Detective Michael Fisher knows this is only the start, while Calum MacLean sees it as the opportunity to get out of this life...

    Full of bleak situations, memorable characters and complex moral issues, this series is brutal and unflinching; you'll be gripped throughout.
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    Monsieur Pamplemousse Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Michael Bond

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    Famous for being the creator of Paddington Bear, Michael Bond is also a very talented author of adult fiction. His Monsieur Pamplemousse stories - part quirky detective drama, part cosy crime with a hint of Wodehouse - are sure to keep you delightfully entertained.

    Monsieur Pamplemousse and his beloved sniffer dog Pommes Frites have to untangle a number of unlikely cases throughout the three books included in our collection. The Militant Midwives finds a coffin exploding during a funeral ceremony... Scarcely escaping with his life intact, Pamplemousse can't help wondering who was behind the explosion - and if the culprit was also responsible for the demise of the coffin's inhabitant...

    In The French Solution, Pamplemousse gets an urgent summons from the director of Le Guide and knows this can only mean there is trouble at the top - someone has been spreading rumours to smear Le Guide's credibility as France's premier restaurant and hotel guide. The Carbon Footprint sees Monsieur Pamplemousse writing a play to try and boost Le Guide's standing in the States...

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    Hilary Mantel Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Hilary Mantel

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    After winning the Man Booker Prize for both Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, Hilary Mantel has established herself as one of the great historical fiction writers and this collection not only includes those first two books from the Thomas Cromwell trilogy, but also four of her finest other novels!

    Sure to keep any fiction fan engrossed and captivated throughout, this really is a collection to be treasured. A Place Of Greater Safety is an epic tale that takes place during the French Revolution, Beyond Black is full of dark humour as it follows a psychic and the impish secrets she summons, while The Giant, O'Brien tells the story of the legendary Charles Byrne and the surgeon who wants his bones. A Change of Climate finds a family seeking refuge after an African Sojourn takes a turn for the worse.

    Detailed story lines, unforgettable characters and riveting twists can be found throughout this collection from the award-winning Hilary Mantel.

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    David Downing Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    David Downing

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    Fizzing with suspense from the first page to the last, our David Downing Collection is an outstanding set of three post-war fiction books following the exploits of British spy John Russell.

    Fast forward four years since Russell left his son, Paul, and lover Effi Koenen in volatile Berlin: Potsdam Station sees Russell return to Germany to find out if they're alive and to protect them from the advancing Red Army. But his plan is faltered by the Soviets, who find a use for him that has him parachuting into Berlin behind the German lines. Forced into becoming a double agent for the Soviets in Lehrter Station and embarking on the most dangerous task of his life in Masaryk Station, our David Downing Collection is convincing, compelling and captivating - just perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Robert Harris.

    This book contains books 3-6 of the John Russell Station series.

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    Georgette Heyer Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Georgette Heyer

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    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.

    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.

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    Sarah Morgan Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    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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    Len Deighton Collection - 6 Books (Collection)

    Len Deighton

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    Heralded as 'a master of fictional espionage', our Len Deighton Collection contains six suspenseful books from the bestselling Harry Palmer (which was made into a classic movie starring Michael Caine) and Bomber author.

    From hunting a spy on the streets of Cairo in City of Gold, to the occupation of Britain by the Nazis in SS-GB, Deighton paints a vivid picture of life lived at the extreme - full of suspense, intrigue and explosive pace.

    Comprised of intricate plots, compelling characters and brilliantly drawn backgrounds, Len Deighton is a special talent whose tales will fascinate every reader. Completely unputdownable!

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    Jack Higgins Collection - 12 Books (Collection)

    Jack Higgins

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    From the author of the highly acclaimed and bestselling thriller The Eagle Has Landed, the Book People are pleased to introduce this fantastically gripping set of 12 books from Jack Higgins - a true master of tension.

    Containing masterful tales of intrigue, suspense and full-blown action, Higgins cleverly crafts uncertainty into every chapter - leaving you yearning for more. Featuring assassins, IRA members, Nazis, al-Qaeda killers and many more than we can mention, this high-octane set of sensational Jack Higgins books is sure to appeal to fans of Robert Ludlum, Frederick Forsyth, Len Deighton and Clive Cussler books. Simply unputdownable!

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    Featuring 'a visionary genius', 'the greatest poet since Shakespeare' and some of the best poetry from the Bard himself, this three-book collection offers up some of the best poetry from William Blake, W. B. Yeats and William Shakespeare.

    Shakespeare's sonnets were haunting, lyrical and often breathtakingly beautiful, and the anthology featured here showcases everything from his most famed work - 'Shall I compare three to a summer's day' - to his lesser-known poems that deserve more exposure. With an introduction from Germaine Greer, this is a must-have for anyone who appreciates one of the masters of the English language.

    Selected and introduced by Patti Smith, the eccentric William Blake is another genius who specialised in powerful and symbolic poetry, while the extensive W. B. Yeats collection reflects the turmoil, fervour, traditions and revolutions around the turn of the 20th century.

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    Karin Fossum Collection - 3 Books (Collection)

    Karin Fossum

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    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 this 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 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.