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  • CHFF

    Tom Rob Smith

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    A worldwide bestseller and now a major film starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and Gary Oldman, Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith is a gripping thriller set in the Stalin-led Soviet Union, where crime does not exist but millions still live in fear.

    Idealistic war hero Leo Demidov thinks he is contributing toward the perfect society. That is, until the unthinkable happens: a murderer is at large, killing victims at will, and Leo is forced to risk everything to find a criminal that the State won't admit even exists. But when on the run, Leo soon discovers the danger isn't from the killer he is trying to catch, but from the country he is trying to protect...

    Ideal for fans of Tom Rob Smith's other bestselling books including The Farm and Agent 6, and the likes of Thomas Harris and Mo Hayder, this movie tie-in edition of Child 44 is perfect reading for fans of well-written thrillers that keep you on the edge of your seat.
  • GNGL

    Gillian Flynn

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    Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl must surely rank as one of the most talked-about books of recent years and now the film - directed by David Fincher and starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike - has wowed audiences across the world, the novel will appeal to a whole new audience... This exclusive hardback edition has a special film-inspired jacket and will look great on your bookshelf.

    A compelling mystery about the sudden disappearance of Amy Dunne on the fifth anniversary of her wedding to her husband Nick, the novel is a page-turning thriller. You'll be hooked as secrets and lies surface and subsequently unravel in the most unexpected of ways, all while Nick Dunne becomes the number one suspect in a murder investigation...

    Gone Girl is a stunning psychological thriller that will have you racing through all the twists and turns to find out what happens next!
  • AMIQZ

    Winston Graham

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    Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin. But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home - an act which alters the whole course of his life ...'From the incomparable Winston Graham ...who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' Guardian
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    Winston Graham

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    Demelza Carne, the impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground rabble, is now his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. Demelza's efforts to adapt to the ways of the gentry - and her husband - bring her confusion and heartache, despite her joy in the birth of their first child. Ross begins a bitter struggle for the rights of the mining communities - and sows the seed of an enduring enmity with powerful George Warleggan. 'From the incomparable Winston Graham ...who has everything that anyone else has, then a whole lot more' Guardian
  • KLM2 13 years +

    Harper Lee

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    Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird won a Pulitzer Prize after its publication in 1960 and is hugely influential in its exposure of racial prejudice.

    Set in the American Deep South, the story is seen through the eyes of six-year-old Scout, whose lawyer father Atticus Finch defends a young black man wrongly accused of raping a white woman.

    As Scout's family deals with the hostility and prejudice as a result of the case, there's a dawning realisation for Scout of all the inequality and injustice in her world.

    Powerful and moving, this Great American Novel is a must-have addition to every reader's bookshelf and with the publication of follow-up Go Set a Watchman confirmed for this July, now is the perfect time to rediscover the hugely important book.
  • BLOC
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    Now more than ever, Hollywood studios are snapping up the movie rights to our favourite novels - sometimes before the books are even written. Our three-book Blockbuster Fiction Collection is a compelling set of novels that have been brought to life on the big screen.

    Philomena, now an Oscar- and BAFTA-nominated motion picture starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, tells the true story of Philomena Lee and the son she had to give away. Both having to deal with the forces of hypocrisy and secrets, Philomena is a deeply moving tale.

    An international bestseller in its own right, The Lovely Bones was adapted for the big screen by Lord of the Rings and King Kong director Peter Jackson. With the film starring Mark Wahlberg and Rachel Weisz as the parents of Susie Salmon, a young girl who is watching them from heaven following her murder, The Lovely Bones is an astonishingly poignant novel about life and death, forgiveness, vengeance and memory.

    Starring Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro and Chris Tucker, and featuring an Oscar-winning performance from The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell's (director of The Fighter, Three Kings and American Hustle) adaptation of The Silver Linings Playbook has garnered many a positive review from critics. A delightful debut novel from the author of The Good Luck of Right Now, Matthew Quick, the book tells the story of Pat, a man with bipolar disorder who is trying to get his life back on track after a stint in a psychiatric hospital.

    All original, telling and transfixing, this collection of novels is a must-have for fans of the films and those looking to be mesmerised by fantastic writing!

  • ALKNX

    Thomas Pynchon

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    Part noir, part psychedelic romp, all Thomas Pynchon - private eye Doc Sportello comes, occasionally, out of a marijuana haze to watch the end of an era as free love slips away and paranoia creeps in with the L.A. fog. It's been awhile since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to kidnap a billionaire land developer whom she just happens to be in love with. Easy for her to say. It's the tail end of the psychedelic sixties in L.A., and Doc knows that 'love' is another of those words going around at the moment, like 'trip' or 'groovy', except that this one usually leads to trouble. Despite which he soon finds himself drawn into a bizarre tangle of motives and passions whose cast of characters includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, a tenor sax player working undercover, an ex-con with a swastika tattoo and a fondness for Ethel Merman, and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang, which may only be a tax dodge set up by some dentists. In this lively yarn, Thomas Pynchon, working in an unaccustomed genre, provides a classic illustration of the principle that if you can remember the sixties, you weren't there...or...if you were there, then you...or, wait, is it...
  • PUZO

    Mario Puzo

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    Giving you plenty of reading for your money, this utterly gripping set from master mafia storyteller Mario Puzo is a must-have for all fans of crime writing, and all those who have seen the classic film version of The Godfather. Forty years after its publication, this extraordinary novel has now been reissued alongside The Sicilian, its just-as-readable and equally as epic sequel, and the unforgettable The Last Don, which brilliantly portrays a corrupt and brutal world where crooked cops and desperate gamblers collide. Each of these classic novels are brimming with love, lust, loyalty, betrayal, violence and passion, and everything happens at a breakneck speed so you'll find them impossible to put down too. Puzo's American crime family sagas remain at the top of their game, and should be read by all enthusiasts of the genre.
  • ALQLM

    Vera Brittain

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    In 1914 Vera Brittain was eighteen and, as war was declared, she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that was unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era. TESTAMENT OF YOUTH, one of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived the period; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world. A passionate record of a lost generation, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time.
  • FLNN

    Gillian Flynn

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    Containing not only Gone Girl - the worldwide bestseller that was adapted into a hit film directed by David Fincher and starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck - but also two lesser-known but equally compelling and impressive novels, this three-book collection from Gillian Flynn is full of unbelievable twists and turns.

    One of the most talked-about books of recent years, Gone Girl is the story of Nick and Amy Dunne - an unhappily married couple... Their tumultuous relationship has seen many ups and downs - but when Amy goes missing and Nick is the prime suspect for her murder, things take a deliciously twisted and dark turn. You won't know who to believe and what to expect next in this stylish psychological thriller.

    Gillian Flynn's two previous novels; Dark Places - a mystery that takes in everything from class issues in rural America to satanic cults - and Sharp Objects - a story that follows journalist Camille Preaker as she heads back to her hometown to investigate a series of brutal murders - are also included.

    We guarantee you'll be hooked by all three books and won't be able to put them down!

  • DEXS

    Jeff Lindsay

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    If you were to look at Dexter Morgan, you'd think he is like any other man. But he's not every other man; he has a dark secret hobby... he's a serial killer! And, so far, he's killed 36 people and never been caught, thanks to his expertise in hiding evidence - working for the Miami Police has its perks.

    In Darkly Dreaming Dexter, our 'hero' finds his very organised life disrupted when another killer with a very similar style to his own appears in Miami. But Dexter soon realises that this mysterious killer isn't just invading his turf, he's asking him to come out and play...

    Dearly Devoted Dexter sees Miami's best-dressed killer back in action, working with his work nemesis Sgt. Doakes to bring down a sadistic torturer. And if that isn't scary enough, things are getting serious with his girlfriend, Rita. And in Dexter In the Dark, Rita and Dexter are planning their wedding, but a sinister character, Death, is stalking him - how will he survive?

    An ideal collection of crime fiction titles for fans of the award-winning show (which stars Six Feet Under's Michael C. Hall as the titular character) or those yet to be introduced to the works of Jeff Lindsay and Dexter's 'Dark Passenger', the original perspective, self-deprecating humour and stunning pace of this series is what has makes the Dexter books so thrilling.

    This collection contains books 1-3 of Jeff Lindsay's Dexter series.

  • AJNMQ

    Michael Crichton

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    On a remote jungle island, genetic engineers have created a dinosaur game park. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now one of mankind's most thrilling fantasies has come true and the first dinosaurs that the Earth has seen in the time of man emerge. But, as always, there is a dark side to the fantasy and after a catastrophe destroys the park's defence systems, the scientists and tourists are left fighting for survival...With this masterful cross of science fiction and action-adventure, Michael Crichton created one of the biggest bestsellers of all time, turned by Steven Spielberg into the highest grossing blockbuster ever in 1993.
  • MRDO

    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.

  • HPSS
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    Hercule Poirot now rivals Sherlock Holmes as one of literature's most loved detectives and this 33-CD audiobook collection means you can listen to Agatha Christie's famous short stories when you're on the go!

    A famous Belgian detective with odd mannerisms and a knack for solving the most puzzling crimes of the century, Poirot appeared in Agatha Christie's first and last novel and the short stories are just as enticing... You'll be hooked as you try and solve the mysteries alongside the moustache-twirling eccentric.

    Read by the likes of Hugh Fraser and David Suchet - the stars of the Poirot TV series - and BAFTA-winning talent in the form of Nigel Hawthorne, the unabridged collection of audiobooks comes in a handy display case and offers the complete set of short stories. Great for listening on a commute, a long journey or just for relaxing with at home.

  • PETR
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    A thrilling set of titles from Sunday Times bestselling author Peter Robinson, our three-book Inspector Banks Collection introduces readers to this chilling series of page turners.

    Beginning with Gallows View, Banks is moved to the Yorkshire Dales from London to escape the stress of the capital. But life in the country is not as idyllic as he imagined. Three different investigations keep Banks busy, but as the investigations begin to take shape, they seem to weave closer and closer together... A Necessary End and Past Reason Hatred continue the series with grim scenes, brutal murders and vengeful plots!

    Expertly plotted and full of twists and turns that catch you completely unaware, the imaginative and addictive investigative adventures of DCI Alan Banks will keep readers hooked late into the night.

    This collection contains books 1, 3 and 5 of the Inspector Alan Banks series.

  • LISA

    Lisa Genova

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    For fans of Jodi Picoult, this two-book Lisa Genova set contains Still Alice, a story where Alice's demise through Early Onset Alzheimers is captured brilliantly in her own faltering words and Left Neglected, the story of a woman in her 30s whose life is turned upside down by a terrible car accident. Both novels remind us to be thankful for the many things we take for granted. These are heartbreaking reads that are sure to live long in the memory.

  • HMCB
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    A massive favourite with the Book People's customers, this 10-book collection of Hamish Macbeth murder mysteries is back in stock due to popular demand. The books bring a tantalising taste of Highland life to the page and introduce an unforgettable character in Hamish Macbeth, a brilliant police officer with just a few issues of his own.

    This collection contains his first ten captivating mysteries and showcase his extraordinary common sense and insight into human nature that will serve him so well. All written by the Agatha Raisin author M.C. Beaton, this collection will delight fans of cosy crime.

  • WFST

    Various Authors

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    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.
  • AMCS

    Alexander McCall Smith

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    A highly original character with unconventional methods, Precious Ramotswe is Botswana's leading - and only - female private detective. Richly evocative, hypnotic and hugely enjoyable, Alexander McCall Smith's bestselling No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series has been a hit with readers for over ten years.

    Missing children, curious conmen and wayward wives are just part of a normal day in the life of Precious Ramotswe, as she steers head-on into personal and professional episodes.

    Digging a little deeper than the traditional whodunnit, McCall Smith peels back the layers of his characters, taking care in creating a rich and evocative landscape for his character to reside - ideal for fans of crime-fiction and those looking for a collection of stories written with an equal balance of humour and charm.

  • FORS

    Frederick Forsyth

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    Featuring unputdownable novels alongside an array of short stories, this fantastic 12-book collection features the very best work from bestselling author Frederick Forsyth, including The Day of the Jackal. Other highlights include The Odessa File, a story set in 1963 which finds a young German reporter in a life-and-death hunt for a notorious former concentration camp commander; The Fourth Protocol, a tale of espionage and international intrigue; and No Comebacks, a collection of 10 stories encompassing deception, blackmail, murder and revenge.

    Great for lovers of both short stories and gripping, suspenseful fiction, this is a must-have collection of Forsyth's writing that is fascinating, pacy and informative.

  • FROT

    R.D. Wingfield

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    Although he's surly, unorthodox and dishevelled, R.D. Wingfield's DI Jack Frost must surely count as one of the nation's favourite detectives, and this six-book collection gives you the chance to read through the stories that served as the inspiration for A Touch of Frost, the hit television series starring David Jason.

    Including Frost's debut in Frost at Christmas, these books are real page-turners and show how Frost comes to his conclusions, as well as bringing his unforgettable personality and withering satire to the page. Also included is A Touch of Frost and Night Frost and in each book, not only does DI Frost have to solve a number of perplexing mysteries, he also has to deal with colleagues who do not agree with his methods...

  • GEOM

    George R. R. Martin

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    From international bestseller George R.R. Martin, author of the hugely successful fantasy saga and gripping television series A Game of Thrones, this hand-picked set of masterful page-turners is sure to have readers gripped.

    Predating the enormously popular A Song of Ice and Fire, this assortment of 3 classic paperbacks covers every genre where this talented author has stamped his tale-telling authority: fantasy, science fiction and horror. With stories of music and magic, redneck vampires and intergalactic space trading, this must-own set of novels is essential reading for any fan of George R.R. Martin, the world's bestselling and multi-award-winning fiction writer.
  • MICH

    Michael Crichton

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    During his life, Jurassic Park and Congo author Michael Crichton was widely regarded as one of the finest science fiction writers around. This collection brings together three of his electrifying stories that you may not yet have discovered. Always inventive, you are sure to be wowed - and perhaps a little scared - by every adventure.

    Micro, a collaboration with Richard Preston, finds a host of microbots that have been designed to reproduce and learn reprogramming themselves as predators, while Next covers a favourite theme of Crichton's - the world of genetic engineering... Prey finds a group of students overwhelmed by the power of a stunning new technology.

  • AACZZ

    Harper Lee

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    'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird'. A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl.

    Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history will only tolerate so much.

    To Kill a Mockingbird is a coming-of-age story, an anti-racist novel, a historical drama of the Great Depression and a sublime example of the Southern writing tradition. With the publication of follow-up book Go Set a Watchman confirmed for July 2015, now is the perfect time to rediscover this classic American novel!