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Gone Girl (Hardback)
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.
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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...
A stunning psychological thriller that will have you racing through all the twists and turns to find out what happens next.
Blockbuster Fiction Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
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.
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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!
James Bond 007 Collection - 14-Book Slipcase (Collection)
A truly iconic character, both in film and in print, this 14-book collection contains all of Ian Fleming's novels and short stories about the talented British Secret Service Agent James Bond.
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From For Your Eyes Only to Live and Let Die and Moonraker, these are hugely famous James Bond books that you will want to return to again and again and with plenty of twists and turns along the way, each spy story is vividly compelling and gripping. Offering amazing value for money, each book is also presented in a wonderfully stylish vintage jacket and features a foreword from a leading contemporary author.
The Bourne Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
Robert Ludlum & Eric Van Lustb
With no recollection of who he is and very few clues to his real identity, amnesiac Jason Bourne is running for his life. All he knows is he's the target of assassins and no one is willing to help, except the one woman who once wanted to escape him... Including Robert Ludlum's bestselling original trilogy that inspired the hit films starring Matt Damon and Eric Van Lustbader's continuation of the gripping series (including The Bourne Legacy), this 10-book collection represents amazing value for money and will keep you guessing throughout!
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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.
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Joanne Harris Set - 3 Books (Collection)
Joanne Harris has received huge critical and commercial acclaim for her wonderful novel Chocolat, a book that was adapted into a very successful film starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche. This delightful novel is brought together with two other very fine reads, Blackberry Wine and Five Quarters of the Orange, in this fantastic set. Clever, funny and consistently well-spun stories that deserve your attention.
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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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Dan Brown Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
Immerse yourself in Dan Brown's enthralling world in this three-book collection. With two stories featuring his popular character Robert Langdon, these are gripping reads sure to keep you hooked.
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Angels and Demons follows symbologist Langdon as he attempts to stop the legendary secret society; the Illuminati; from destroying Vatican City while the global bestseller The Da Vinci Code finds Langdon investigating a puzzling murder in Paris's Louvre Museum; one which will lead him to a number of startling discoveries...
Deception Point is the story of a meteorite that may provide proof of extraterrestrial life and the dark forces trying to prevent this becoming public knowledge... This collection also includes a preview excerpt of Dan Brown's Inferno.
Alexander McCall Smith
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.
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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.
George Gently Collection - 10 Books (Collection)
The inspiration behind the prime time BBC series starring Martin Shaw, crime fiction fans will love this collection of ten George Gently novels that are immensely readable, utterly appealing, and entertainingly gripping every time.
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Alan Hunter's bestselling series continues to impress with the seven books featured in this collection which sees Gently wading through a torrent of suspects when a body is found floating in the river, trying to discover who, or what, mauled and buried a body found in a little market town, and facing a high-profile case and a night of sheer terror alone in a house whose secret has claimed lives previously...
Great reads for fans of mysteries like those of the unforgettable Morse and Frost.
Jo Nesbo Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
Following in the ever-popular vein of Stieg Larsson, this great value six-book collection from the international bestselling author Jo Nesbo, author of The Son, will take readers deep into the crime scenes of some incredibly dark murders, and on plenty of thrilling investigative journeys with Detective Harry Hole.
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From the strange disappearance of wives and mothers when Oslo's first snowfall sets in, to a professional hit man on the run and playing by rules of his own, Harry is at the heart of these edge-of-your-seat novels. Packed with terrible shocks, tension and chilling atmosphere, Nesbo's creepy and contemporary thrillers are totally unputdownable.
Agatha Christie Collection - 12 Books (Collection)
Including the likes of Murder on the Orient Express, The ABC Murders and Death on the Nile, this 12-book collection contains some of Agatha Christie's most critically acclaimed novels starring Hercule Poirot.
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With the news that Sophie Hannah is to open a new case for the moustachioed Belgian detective in 2014, there has never been a better time to read or re-read the gripping original stories.
Always enticing and real page-turners, the influence of Christie on contemporary crime fiction is undeniable with this unputdownable and very entertaining collection.
DI Frost Investigations Collection - 6 Books (Collection)
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.
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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...
Moonlight Mile (Hardback)
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The latest addition to Dennis Lehane's popular array of mystery novels, this gripping story sees Amanda McCready disappear for a second time. In this hardback edition of Moonlight Mile, investigator Patrick Kenzie is well briefed on the past of the runaway girl, having tracked her down the first time she disappeared - in Lehane's earlier novel Gone, Baby, Gone. This time his search leads him down some of Boston's darkest, most dangerous streets, having uncovered a 12 year trail of secrets and lies.
George R. R. Martin Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
George R. R. Martin
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.
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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.
James Patterson Collection - 3 Books (Collection)
James Patterson is one of the bestselling authors in the world and this collection contains three stories starring his famous detective and psychologist Alex Cross, all packed with ruthless and shocking twists.
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An extremely popular character, both in print and on screen where he has been portrayed by Tyler Perry and Morgan Freeman, these books are thrilling, sophisticated and unputdownable crime fiction. Cross sees Alex Cross facing up to the deadliest psychopath of all, while Double Cross sees him confronting two diabolical killers who will plot together to see Cross dead.
Mary, Mary finds Cross on the hunt for somebody who is intent on murdering Hollywood's A-list. After every murder, a newspaper receives an email describing the killing in vivid detail, always signed Mary Smith. Will Cross and the police be able to find a pattern before the next chilling update?