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A. M. Homes Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
A. M. Homes
This collection brings together three of acclaimed author A.M. Homes' bestsellers, including the recent novel and winner of The Women's Prize for Fiction 2013; May We Be Forgiven. Darkly comic, this book focuses on the very different brothers Harry and George. When George loses control, he forces Harry into an entirely new life... This Book Will Save Your Life was featured on the Richard & Judy Book Club and tells the uplifting story of one man's efforts to make the most of his life despite a number of setbacks, while Music for Torching lays bare the foundations of marriage and family life and has been described as a modern-day Revolutionary Road. All highly emotional, with a psychological edge and flawed but unforgettable characters, these books will appeal to fans of Jonathan Franzen, Jennifer Egan and John Updike.
- RRP £25.97
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MHPC 5 years +
Monster Hospital Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
There will be laughs galore in this gruesome three-book collection of Monster Hospital tales from Gillian Johnson. The Big Fat Smelly Ogre finds an ogre hospitalised with a nasty tummy ache after eating two children for breakfast, while The Disastrous Little Dragon focuses on a dragon suffering from a terrible case of smoke inhalation, meaning he's unable to breathe fire. The Yucky Yodelling Yeti covers a Yeti who is upset and has an earache. Can Sylvie, Dylan, Carolyn and Tom help these monsters feel better?
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Rumer Godden Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
This three-book collection will act as the perfect introduction to the highly acclaimed author Rumer Godden. Including Black Narcissus, the novel that inspired an Academy Award-winning film in 1947, the books are all full of high emotion, intensity and drama. Black Narcissus is the story of a sisterhood of nuns on a mission in Himalayan India, while Breakfast with the Nikolides is a coming-of-age story set in post-colonial East Bengal and Kingfishers Catch Fire tells the story of a young English woman's dramatic and disturbing experiences in Himalayan Kashmir. Stories that will stay with you long after you've finished reading them, this is a collection not to be missed!
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LCKY 5 years +
Lucky Stars Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
From the creators of Rainbow Magic, Lucky Stars is a series of books sure to delight any little girl who loves their stories full of magic and charm. One night, Cassie is gazing at the twinkling sky when a shooting star zooms into her bedroom and transforms into Stella Starkeeper. Stella takes Cassie to the secret world of the stars, where Cassie discovers she was always destined to be a Lucky Star - someone who can grant real wishes. But before granting anything, Cassie must collect six magical charms and use their powers wisely to help other people's wishes come true... Only then can she become a fully fledged Lucky Star! Enchanting reading for girls aged 7+, this collection includes the first six books in this exciting new series, as well as a cute charm bracelet.
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Jonathan Coe Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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Jonathan Coe delivers something quite different. His is a unique voice that is deeply intelligent as well as funny, quirky and brilliantly observed. The Rotters' Club skilfully captures the 1970s with its strikes, terrorist attacks and growing racial tension. The Dwarves of Death is a clever and funny novel that manages to marry murder with music, while The Accidental Woman is the sensationally good tale of a woman unable to find any purpose or direction in her life. Coe discusses serious issues with a supreme satirical wit.
Mitch Albom Set - 2 Books (Collection)
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Two powerful books that earned international acclaim and bestseller status, Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven are included in this Mitch Albom Collection, which acts as a perfect introduction for those who are new to this thoughtful and poignant author. Filled with philosophical insight and fascinating reflections on life, Albom?s writing is the stuff of fiction but leaves you willing his every word to be true. Written with great feeling, these are thought-provoking and inspirational reads.
A House for the Season Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Fans of M.C. Beaton, author of the hugely successful Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth stories, will not be disappointed with this entertaining six-book collection. No. 67 Clarges Street is home to all kinds of intriguing characters. From servants exercising their matchmaking skills and a clever butler that every woman would feel safe having beside her, to a questionable father/daughter duo who aren't all they seem and a hugely spoilt country girl who pushes the servants to their limit... As the Season in London's Mayfair ticks on, the delightful, the distressed and the downright bizarre residents in the house flood in and out creating the charming and thoroughly enjoyable Regency Romance novels from the ever-popular and much-loved author, M.C. Beaton.
- RRP £41.94
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Katherine Webb Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Brilliantly absorbing, Katherine Webb expertly creates sweeping multi-generational and historic dramas in this three-book collection.
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The Legacy tells the unforgettable story of two sisters who uncover a heart-breaking secret from the past that will rattle the whole family's delicate position for ever, The Unseen is a compelling tale of love, deception and illusion set in a 1911 Berkshire rectory when a free-spirited young woman comes to work as a maid there, and A Half Forgotten Song is a powerful novel that explores the dark heart of love and the frightening truths that can dwell within it in a 1937 Dorset village when a young girl's childish infatuation with a renowned artist becomes something far more complex...
Engrossing and convincing storytelling that will stay with you long after you finish the last page.
Fab Fiction Collection- 3 Books (Collection)
The three bestselling contemporary fiction books in this collection couldn't be more different but they have all proven to be immensely popular. Emma Donoghue's Room was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and is the heartbreaking but strangely uplifting tale of a mother and son trapped in the captivity of a single locked room with no key. The Lovely Bones was adapted into a hit film by Peter Jackson and tells the moving and compelling story of a girl looking at her life from her viewpoint in heaven. Much lighter is Bridget Jones's Diary, an enlightening novel about a single woman, her relationships, her diet and her family. This too was adapted into a phenomenally popular film, starring Renee Zellweger.
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MPYP 7 years +
Moshi Monsters Collection - 4 Books (Collection)
Featuring four exciting and totally interactive Pick Your Path books, including Disco Mystery, Moshling Mayhem, The Great Googenheist and Secret Stowaway, this collection is a must-have for young Moshi Monsters fans. As the ever-popular online brand goes from strength to strength, it seems that kids worldwide want to get involved in their very own Moshi antics and adventures. Each of these fun-filled reads allow young children to explore the paths of Monstro City, bumping into some popular characters (including some who are just a little mischievous) along the way. With decisions to make at every turn, it's up to the reader where their unique adventure will take them!
- RRP £19.96
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The War Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
This trilogy offers a unique view of war at sea, in the air and on land during the Second World War. Here are the testimonies of those who fought in all the great campaigns, and here too are the words of prisoners, partisans, saboteurs and soldiers.
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Far better than any single narrative and offering a fully rounded view of what life was like during this time, the endlessly fascinating extracts build up a complete picture of the war as it was experienced by the men and women who actually fought in it.
David Donachie Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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Three novels written by the Scottish historical author David Donachie, all featuring the unforgettable character John Pearce. By The Mast Divided sees young firebrand Pearce illegally press-ganged on to a brutal life aboard the HMS Brilliant in 1793. He becomes the leader of an exclusive gun crew as HMS Brilliant chases a French privateer across the English Channel during an action-packed two weeks. A Shot Rolling Ship finds Pearce pressed into the navy for the second time in a month, this time working aboard the HMS Griffin, a slow and over-crowded ship that sails the Channel in search of French privateers that prey on English merchant shipping. But Pearce has to save his ailing father from the dangers of revolutionary Paris and to do that, he must somehow leave the ship...An Awkward Commision sees Pearce having to take ship and follow fellow Pelicans who have been shipped off to the Mediterranean. As he arrives at the port of Toulon, the tension between crews and captains intensifies and comes to a brilliant head when the HMS Brilliant is detached from the fleet and heads for North Africa, under the orders of Captain Horation Nelson. Three action-packed reads!
Please note after feedback from customers these books have now been reprinted with larger text.
Martina Cole Collecton - 3 Books (Collection)
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This explosive collection includes three of bestselling author Martina Cole's gripping thrillers, including Dangerous Lady and The Runaway - both of which were adapted into highly-rated television dramas. Not for the faint-hearted, all the books are enthralling, hard-hitting, violent and dangerous. Brilliantly written, the novels are fast-paced and all feature intriguing plots to keep you guessing. Dangerous Lady was Cole's first novel and tells the story of the tough seventeen-year-old Maura Ryan and her brother Michael - the queen and king of organised crime. The Runaway tells how Cathy Connor and Eamonn Docherty's paths cross years after their tough childhoods, while The Graft finds Nick Leary's determination to protect his family and reputation costing him dearly...
Steve Alten Mayan Conspiracy Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Based around the Mayan prophecy that claims the human race will end on 21 December 2012, Steve Alten's bestselling Mayan Prophecy trilogy is a thrilling bestseller. The stories delve into ancient legacies, the pyramids of Mexico and Egypt and the Nazca desert drawings and spins a chilling story that is brilliantly researched.
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Full of conspiracy and dark forces, these books will keep you up at night and might well have you glancing nervously at your calendar as we approach this December...
Dodie Smith Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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The Dodie Smith set brings together three fantastic stories from the author of I Capture the Castle and 101 Dalmations. Set against the backdrop of a London theatre world, It Ends with Revelations is an unconventional love story in which loyalty may prove more important than love. The Town in Bloom finds a young Lancashire girl arrive in London intent on a stage career, although she has to make do with a role as theatre secretary. When she does have the chance to act, she makes an unforgettable impression, but not the one she'd hopes. She soon falls in love for the first time. The New Moon with the Old is an unusual novel about a family full of eclectic characters. When the widower father Rupert flees the country under the threat of prosecution for fraud, he asks new secretary-housekeeper to not only break the news to the family, but also look after them.
GAME 11 years +
The Hunger Games Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games trilogy transports readers to a dystopian future, run by the evil President Snow, where children are forced to take part in a deadly game to win favour for themselves and their village.
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When Katniss Everdeen becomes a contestant, she is convinced she won't return, but as she enters the life-or-death world of the televised game, she finds she's stronger than she thought... Will the odds be ever in her favour? She'll need the help of fellow contestant Peeta Mellark, previous winner Haymitch Abernathy and other rebels to help overthrow the sinister government.
Totally unputdownable, this series is a must for any bookshelf and is sure to generate discussion around the world we live in today. The Hollywood films, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Woody Harrelson, have gained the trilogy a legion of dedicated fans and with the release of Mockingjay - Part 1 due later this year, it is the perfect time to immerse yourself in these life-or-death adventures.
Kitty The Werewolf Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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A great introduction to Carrie Vaughn’s fascinating late night radio DJ Kitty Norville, this three book set is full of supernatural thrills and spills. Fast-paced and darkly funny, these three novels see Kitty, herself a werewolf, offer late night talk show advice to the ‘supernaturally disadvantaged’ as she is deluged with calls from desperate witches, vampires and werewolves all wishing to share their woes. Riddled with mystery and intrigue, each story is gripping and full of unexpected turns.
Notecards Collection - 24 Cards (Other)
The perfect way to send a message to someone special this year, the Thanks and Blanks Notecard set is guaranteed to come in useful as you find yourself needing to say 'hello' or 'thank you' to friends and family. The box is packed with 24 handcrafted and printed cards, each with a coordinated envelope, that contain a mixture of thank you messages and blanks for your own sentiments. The stylish cards are perfect for any occasion and also come in a neat size, meaning you won't feel compelled to write too much whenever you send one!
Great Food Collection - 20 Books (Collection)
- RRP £139.80
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Every cook knows that diners enjoy their meals with their eyes as well as their tastebuds... and the same goes for books. How delightful to take down one of these classics of food writing from your kitchen shelf and enjoy its beautifully designed cover as well as the treats to be found within! This very special collection will let you travel in space and time as you journey through the tasted of the Middle East with Claudia Roden, sample the joys of excess with Samuel Pepys, make thrifty cooking into an art form with Eliza Acton and enjoy a taste of the sun with Elizabeth David. Make your way through them all, or pass them on to twenty food-loving friends!
Vintage Dickens Collection - 16 Books (Collection)
This collection brings together 16 of Charles Dickens' most celebrated novels for one great price. The likes of Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities are packed full of unforgettable characters and brilliant narratives that show just why Dickens is still regarded as the nation's favourite storyteller. The collection also contains books that may be less familiar, but are no less captivating, including the novel he was working on when he died: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. This 16-book collection enables you to discover the original books full of observations that remain relevant in today's society. The books come in stylish, vintage-style sleeves too.
- RRP £120.84
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Self-Sufficiency Collection - 12 Books (Collection)
- RRP £95.88
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The Self-Sufficiency Collection can help you learn new skills and change the way you live. A collection of 12 diverse titles that could lead to life improvement, the books cover everything from weaving your own textiles to keeping bees and making cheese, soap and natural remedies. A brilliantly practical series that will help you master the basics of new activities in a very short space of time, each book contains colour illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. You can either tackle one hobby at a time, or perhaps share the books out amongst your friends!
BSEA 5 years +
Battersea Animal Stories Collection - 20 Books (Collection)
The 20 heart-warming stories in this collection are based on true-life tales from the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and are just perfect for any little animal fans! With dewy-eyed puppies and cuddly kittens featuring throughout, these sweet and funny stories have been written for children in the early years of primary education and contain fact files, photos, the dos and don'ts of pet care and a range of fun pet-themed puzzles. A great gift for little ones who love cats and dogs, especially those fans of Magic Kitten and Magic Puppy!
- RRP £99.80
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Please note that although the back cover states that each book features a photograph and fact file of a real-life dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the books in this set do not include this feature. We apologise for any inconvenience.
PBGS 3 years +
Classic Stories Collection - 20 books (Collection)
With contemporary and humorous takes on 20 famous children's stories, The Usborne Picture Book Gift Set is the perfect gift for any child who is hooked on reading!
- RRP £99.80
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Perfect books to share at bedtime, among the classic retold stories are Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood, The Wizard of Oz and The Little Mermaid. Presented in a slipcase, all the books feature fantastic bright imagery from extremely talented illustrators and the simple text makes them a joy to read - for both child and parent.
Please note that some of the content in these stories may be frightening for very young children.
Daisy Dalrymple Mysteries Collection - 12 Books (Collection)
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The Daisy Dalrymple Collection features twelve mystery books from Carola Dunn's brilliant series - all packed with witty dialogue and well-rounded, unforgettable characters. The well-heeled Daisy Dalrymple is a freelance reporter who just cannot stop herself getting involved in attempting to solve crime investigations. This collection is full of cracking good country house mysteries!
Please note the titles listed in the catalogue for this collection were incorrect. Please see below for the list of correct titles. We apologise for any inconvenience.