The Eighth Story
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Nineteen years later
This is the book Harry Potter fans have been waiting for - the full script of the record-breaking West End play that picks up the magical story of Harry Potter, 19 years after the Battle of Hogwarts and events of The Deathly Hallows.
The Boy Who Lived is now an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three children. While he grapples with the legacy of his past, his youngest son Albus is also contending with living in his father's shadow. Soon, the past and present are fusing together and both Potters will discover how darkness can come from the most unexpected places...
Not a novel, but the script that the West End actors have been wowing audiences with, this book is based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne.
Crime fans are always thrilled to follow DCI Alan Banks as he attempts to crack his latest case - and When the Music's Over will be no exception. Acclaimed by Jeffery Deaver, Stephen King and so many critics, Peter Robinson's latest is a real page-turner that combines a gritty plot with contemporary issues.
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The body of a young girl has been found in a remote countryside lane in North Yorkshire. Bruised, beaten and apparently thrown from a moving vehicle, it's up to DI Annie Cabbot to investigate how such a vicious crime could occur. Banks, meanwhile, is set a similar task - and it's as cold as they come...
Linda Palmer was attacked by celebrity entertainer Danny Caxton 50 years previously but no investigation took place. Now Caxton is at the centre of an investigation into historical abuse and Banks has to discover the truth.
As both detectives piece together the truth, it becomes clear the secrets they're unveiling could be much darker than anyone expects...
The Hairy Dieters' cookbooks are full of delicious and healthy treats that will satisfy even the biggest appetite. Si King and Dave Myers continue this tasty trend with Fast Food - a book dedicated to showing that healthy food doesn't take too long to prepare.
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All the low-calorie recipes featured are big on flavour but perfect for those who are short on time, as they can be made in under 30 minutes. From breakfasts, mains and brunches to soups, salads and snacks, among the hearty yet healthy meals you can try are Spicy Sweetcorn Fritters, Chicken Tagine and Instant Sorbet with Frozen Berries.
The Hairy Bikers have been bringing incredible food to the nation for many years now and here they're helping make healthy eating even easier.
Despite the popularity of satnavs and Google Maps, there is still nothing better than a physical map to help you get where you need to go while navigating Britain's roads and motorways.
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This atlas, brought to you by the experts at the AA, features clear mapping and 102 city, town and port plans. Each page has been titled with its geographical location so that you can find the page you need with ease and there is also a comprehensive 31,500 entry index with airports, tourist sites and motorways services listed.
Static speed camera locations are also indicated, along with their speed limits, while National Trust, English and World Heritage and tourist attractions are also all featured.
One of the world's most popular and talented crime writers, Linwood Barclay first came to prominence with the million-selling No Time for Goodbye and his Zack Walker series of mysteries. This collection brings together four exhilarating, stand-alone reads that will have you on tenterhooks throughout.
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Broken Promise is a gripping thriller that follows David Harwood as he looks in on his recently bereaved cousin. Marla is still traumatised after losing her baby, but when David arrive he's disturbed to see her looking after a baby that she claims was delivered to her 'by an angel'. Soon after a woman is founded murdered - and her baby is missing. Could this be Marla? Despite the overwhelming evidence, David can't help feeling there is more to this case...
A Tap on the Window finds a man picking up a teenage girl and giving her a lift home on a rainy night, but this isn't the same girl he drops off; Trust Your Eyes has a map-obsessed man witnessing a murder while browsing a street view program; and Never Saw It Coming has the fraudulent 'psychic' Keisha coming up with a vision that is a little too close to the truth.
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, it's 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!
Accompanying the BBC series hosted by Professor Brian Cox, Forces of Nature provides a breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet.
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It gives scientific answers to some of the world's simplest questions including 'why is the sky blue?, 'why is the Earth round' and 'why is every snowflake unique?' Focusing on the extraordinary phenomena and events that connect us in an eternal cycle of life, Brian reveals just why the Earth is so colourful and incredible.
From the volcanoes of Indonesia to the northern lights of the Arctic - via the humpback whales of the Carribean - you'll find accessible answers to some of the planet's most searching questions.
An Orange Prize- and Man Booker-shortlisted novel from Emma Donoghue, the film adaptation of Room has won so many awards and its star Brie Larson deservedly won an Oscar. Now, for a fabulous Book People price, you can discover or re-read this incredible novel.
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Described as 'A triumph' by the Daily Telegraph, the book tells the story from the point of view of 5-year-old Jack. He lives with his Ma in a single, locked room and neither of them have the key... they're prisoners but when they escape, Jack gets to see the real world for the first time - and it's a scary, overwhelming and mainly positive experience.
Beautifully written and guaranteed to appeal to fans of The Lovely Bones, this paperback edition comes with a film-themed jacket.
Also known as the Body Coach, Joe Wicks' previous book was a huge bestseller and switched many people onto his fitness mantra of eating more and exercising less.
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Now he returns with The Shape Plan, a book full of over 100 15-minute recipes that are as healthy as they are delicious. It also includes four new home workouts that will take your fitness up to the next level.
Designed to build lean muscle and burn more fat, this is a brilliant book for those looking to live a better life.
The bestselling creator of Sharpe, Bernard Cornwell is one of Britain's top authors. Here, we've brought together five stand-alone novels that are full of seafaring adventure.
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In Sea Lord, an eccentric and reluctant aristocrat wants to live a new life as a sea-gypsy but a terrible theft from his ancestral home hauls him back to Britain; Stormchild focuses on a battle between sailors and environmentalists; and Wildtrack finds a crippled Falklands War veteran sailing into the north Atlantic to discover whether a famous TV personality is, in fact, a vicious murderer.
Crackdown finds a cruise that is meant to help ailing people recover being cursed by drug-fuelled murder; and Scoundrel follows a man as he returns home to Cape Cod in an attempt to escape his involvement with the Provisional IRA. The attempt is unsuccessful...
The nautical theme makes these thrillers stand out and the rip-roaring nature means they're impossible to put down. You'll sail right through all five!
Tying in with the fourth series of the popular BBC Two show, The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style has over 25 projects for creative sewers to master and complete.
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Including the three main sections of Foundation, Inspiration and Experimentation, the book will take you on a sewing journey. Starting with a collection of garments to ease you into sewing, it then encourages you to look around and seek inspiration from alternative sources beyond the high street and finally encourages you to blend these together and sew using different fabrics, non-conventional sewing methods and tricky techniques.
There are 25 garment designs for all tastes and ages and the book is full of techniques, tips and tricks from seamstresses and tailors who star in the series.
Praised by Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes, Catherine Alliott's books are perfect escapism on a warm summer's evening. Here we've compiled together five of her best novels - and they're available for one unbelievable Book People price.
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A Rural Affair finds Poppy Shilling feeling a guilty sense of relief after her husband's death. For far too long, she'd lived in a loveless marriage. Now she's on her own, she throws herself into village life and everyone is taking notice, except the one man she can't take her eyes off...; One Day in May follows Hattie Carrington as she tries to escape her chequered past. But then her former lover's widow and his gorgeous younger brother arrive in town. Will she admit to what she did?
The Wedding Day finds Annie O'Harran getting married all over again. Before the wedding, she has to get through a summer in Cornwall with her competitive sister, ex-husband and heartbroken houseguest; My Husband Next Door looks at how Ella's whirlwind marriage to artist Sebastian Montclair evolved into an unconventional set-up where they are separated in every way but distance. Just as she falls for Ludo the gardener, Sebastian decides to move on. Will Ella catch up to the secrets that really destroyed her marriage?
Finally, Wish You Were Here finds Flora, James and their two teenage daughters enjoying the holiday of a lifetime in the south of France. However, they didn't bargain on taking in a mysterious guest and a whole heap of family baggage coming to the fore...
From No.1 bestselling and multi-award-winning thriller author Harlan Coben, this collection of ten gripping paperbacks features the characteristic twists and turns of the Missing You author that we have come to love; including powerful stand-alone thrillers and fan-favourites starring sporting agent Myron Bolitar.
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The American dream becomes a nightmare; rock stars disappear; young teenagers go missing; and parents go to extreme lengths to protect their children in this entrancing collection of expertly written thriller stories.
These books bring crime to life in a splendid mix of fast pace, suspense and emotion.
The date 30 July, 1966 lingers long in the memory of any football fan who supports England. The last time the national team won a major trophy, the final against West Germany was full of iconic moments - from the Russian linesman's decision to award a goal to 'They think it's all over' and Bobby Moore wiping his hands before receiving the Jules Rimet trophy.
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Officially endorsed by the FA, this beautiful coffee table book commemorates the 50th anniversary of this incredible triumph. Presented in a cloth slipcase with gold foil lettering, the book looks back at the victory through the memories of the players, the manager, supporters, commentators and journalists.
It also contains photographs of the memorabilia including players' shirts, medals and even the match ball.
The latest book from Book People favourite Debbie Shore will show you how to sew 12 stylish bags in all shapes and sizes. Once you've mastered these projects, you can pick and choose from the styles and techniques to make your own bespoke creations.
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Debbie provides easy-to-follow instructions and the book features step-by-step photography alongside accessible instructions for the techniques. All the projects can be made using a basic sewing machine and all the accessories you need are featured in the Design Toolkit.
Among the bags Debbie will show you how to make are beach bags, office bags, shopper bags, rucksacks and so much more.
Now the star of her own hit Sky TV series where she's played by Ashley Jensen, this bumper 20-book collection will introduce you to Agatha Raisin, one of Book People's most popular detectives. Written by M.C. Beaton, these are whodunnits that will keep you guessing until the very last page.
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Set in a picture-perfect Cotswold village, Agatha learns her trade; finds herself accused of poisoning a judge in the local quiche-making competition; has to deal with the fallout of the murder of her ex-husband's new wife; attempts to catch a killer when jam at the village fete is laced with poison; attempts to plan the perfect Christmas, while solving the murder of a woman who has written to her from beyond the grave; wakes up next to a curiously cold corpse; and cracks many more curious cases.
Including her very first mystery The Quiche of Death, the first novel adapted into a television drama, alongside many more curious cases, this is a witty, quirky and endlessly charming collection for crime fans who prefer their murder mysteries with the blood and gore left out.
This collection contains books 1-20 in M.C. Beaton's Agatha Raisin series.
A Sunday Times bestselling author, Carole Matthews writes stories that will put a smile on the face of any fan of romantic fiction.
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In With or Without You, Lyssa decides to get over a break-up by taking a trekking trip in Nepal... but it never appeared to her she might fall in love while out there. Should she come home?
All You Need is Love follows single mum Sally as she sets upon improving things for herself and for her son Charlie. She meets the charming Spencer Knight and is everything a woman could wish for but is he as good as he seems? Or does her hapless ex Johnny still hold the key to her heart.
Finally, A Place to Call Home finds Ayesha and her daughter leaving a life of pain behind in search of a fresh start. Former pop star Hayden is now living his life out of the spotlight and has opened up his home to two people - professional dancer Crystal and ill-tempered Joy, who has a soft spot for waifs and strays. When Crystal asks Hayden if Ayesha and Sabina can stay with them, he reluctantly agrees and he and Ayesha soon form an unlikely bond...
This collection is full of uplifting, emotional and witty stories in the vein of Marian Keyes. The strikingly illustrated jackets make them a joy to look at, too.
Old-fashioned crime fiction doesn't get any better than this!
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Set in Victorian London, this 10-book collection from bestselling crime author Emily Brightwell stars the mild-mannered Inspector Witherspoon and, more importantly, his quick-witted housekeeper Mrs Jeffries. Herself a policeman's widow, Mrs Jeffries takes it upon herself to nudge Inspector Witherspoon in the right direction to solve a host crimes...
Murder strikes at Queen Victoria's Jubilee Ball; London's best-known businessman is murdered; the pub landlord gets stabbed in the back; a theatre critic meets an unfortunate end and much, much more in this 'murder most English' set of gripping and thoroughly entertaining crime stories.
Full of period detail, quirky crimes and more than a few laughs too, our 10-book Mrs Jeffries Collection is a delight from start to finish. Perfect reading for fans of Rebecca Tope and M.C. Beaton.
This collection includes book 4-13 in Emily Brightwell's Mrs Jeffries series.
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 unbelievable price, you can enjoy the complete saga!
This DK book will take you on a visual exploration of the world's past and will entertain and inform everyone from avid students to armchair historians.
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Spanning from the first humans arriving in Australia around 45,000 years ago to the modern world as we know it, the book is written in plain, accessible English and gives short and pithy explanations for all the events that have shaped our world.
It also features step-by-step diagrams to help you untangle knotty concepts and witty illustrations that play with our ideas about our past. From revolutions to changes in civilisations and advancements in technology, it reveals just how much our world has changed over the years.
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 including The Old Man and the Sea.
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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.
Wonderfully romantic, these five books from bestselling author Elizabeth Noble will make you laugh and cry. Full of emotion, the books are available for a simply unbelievable Book People price.
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Each separate story is equally compelling and sure to tug at your heartstrings. Elizabeth's debut, Things I Want My Daughters to Know finds Barbara having to say a final farewell to all four of her daughters. But how can she find the words? And how can she leave them when they all have so much growing up to do? She decides on writing each vastly different daughter a letter - giving her the chance to express the hopes, dears, dreams and secrets she couldn't always voice...
The Girl Next Door looks at the dreams, heartbreak and desires hidden behind the closed doors of one apartment building in New York's Upper East Side; The Reading Group focuses on two best friends who can't quite admit that they're in loveless marriages; The Friendship Test finds a group of college friends trying to fix their bond 20 years after their studies when tragedy strikes; and Alphabet Weekends is a rom-com that finds Tom finally letting his lifelong crush how he feels through a series of activities - in alphabetical order.
This hand-picked collection of colouring books is bursting full of completely wonderful designs that can help you find serenity as you fill them in with your own personal touch of colour.
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A fun and relaxing hobby, among the intricate illustrations you'll get to colour in are those of butterflies, enchanted creatures and the various seasons.
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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.
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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.