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  • Janie Bolitho Collection - 7 Books

    Janie Bolitho

    Product Code: JANI
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    Set in the picturesque setting of the Cornish countryside, these seven books follow artistic amateur sleuth Rose Trevelyan as she attempts to uncover the truth behind a number of startling mysteries.

    Rose was hoping to make friends with one of her female clients - but then she turns up dead; she begins to connect the dots in a case of a man who fell off a cliff in suspicious circumstances and the non-show of one of her friends at the opening of a new exhibition; and has so many suspects following a series of burglaries and brutal attacks on young women.

    You'll be racing through the pages as you try to follow the clues and spot the murderers. These are perfect for fans of Rebecca Tope and M.C. Beaton.
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  • Ann Granger's Campbell & Carter Collection - 6 Books

    Ann Granger

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    Full of murder and intrigue, these English country crime novels find Superintendent Ian Carter and Inspector Jess Campbell investigating quirky crimes across the Cotswolds.

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    Debbie Howells Collection - 3 Books

    Debbie Howells

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    Some secrets are more dangerous than others...

    Debbie Howells' psychological thrillers are full of dark secrets, obsession and suspense... Richard and Judy Book Club pick The Bones of You finds a family being torn apart when 18-year-old Rosie Anderson disappears. Local gardener Kate decides to take it upon herself to solve the mystery of what happened to Rosie...

    The Beauty of the End is a haunting tale of first love, secrets and revelations as ex-lawyer Noah finds out his former girlfriend - who is now on life support - has been accused of murder; and The Death of Her finds a mother desperately searching for her daughter after being battered and left for dead in a maize field.
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    Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse Collection - 14 Books

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    Colin Dexter's Inspector Morse is one of the great detectives from the world of fiction and our 14-book collection gives you the chance to read through every one of his compelling cases.

    Morse is a curmudgeonly detective with some snobby attitudes but you can't help but root for him as he tries to keep his beloved Oxford safe from criminals. Accompanied by his ever-loyal assistant Robbie Lewis, they discover the famous city is seething with jealousy and dark secrets. Will they be able to keep it safe?

    This complete collection is full of cases that will keep you guessing. We'd recommend these novels and accompanying set of short stories to anyone who loves classic murder mysteries and those who enjoyed the popular TV adaptation.

    For fans of authors like: Ruth Rendell, P.D. James, Josephine Tey

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  • Ruth Hogan Collection - 3 Books

    Ruth Hogan

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    Ruth Hogan's warm, wise and poignant novels touch on important themes of families, secrets and the astonishing power of friendship.

    A chance encounter turns Masha's life around in The Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes; acts of generosity and compassion helps Laura find a new home in The Keeper of Lost Things; and Tilda finds her adult life damaged by her mother's unaccountable cruelty in Queenie Meanie's Paradise Hotel.

    These books will appeal to fans of Marian Keyes, Jane Green and Adele Parks.
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  • Juliet Ashton Collection - 3 Books

    Juliet Ashton

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    Juliet Ashton's feel-good novels are perfect for fans of Penny Parkes, Katie Fforde and David Nicholls.

    These Days of Ours follows cousins and best friends Kate and Becca as they grow up together and marry their childhood sweethearts. But love doesn't always follow the path you expect...

    The Woman at Number 24 is a warm, witty and wonderful read about a group of residents and their loves and lives; while The Sunday Lunch Club finds Anna coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy at the age of 40 - as well as dealing with her family's various issues.
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    Rachael Lucas Collection - 3 Books

    Rachael Lucas

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    Rachael Lucas writes stunning stories about love, friendship and new beginnings that will warm your heart. They're perfect summer reads to pack in your suitcase.

    Wildflower Bay is about a little island with big secrets. Isla has landed her dream job as a head stylist at an exclusive salon in Edinburgh but the focus on having a successful career means a social life has completely passed her by. Until now. When her aunt asks for her help, Isla heads to the remote island of Auchenmor and comes across Finn, a 35-year-old man who has just had a reality check...

    Coming Up Roses is the story of country air, cowslips and a charismatic rogue; and Finding Hope at Hillside Farm follows Ella as she tries to find happiness with a man called Harry and his little girl, Hope.

    For fans of authors like: Cathy Bramley, Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell
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  • Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlist - 6 Books

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    Book People is very excited to bring you all six novels on this year's Man Booker Prize 2018 shortlist in hardback - including the winner, Milkman by Anna Burns. This is a story of how gossip, hearsay and silence can bring about life-changing consequences...

    The rest of this year's shortlist is as eclectic and thought-provoking as ever. Daisy Johnson's Everything Under is a daring story of family, identity, fate, language and love; Rachel Kushner's The Mars Room is a powerful account of life in an American women's prison; and Richard Powers' The Overstory is a fable about humanity's treatment of the natural world.

    Esi Edugyan's Washington Black is an extraordinary adventure about a runaway slave; and Robin Robertson's The Long Take follows a soldier who tries to find himself through a series of poems as he travels through post-war America.

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    Ian Rankin Collection - 4 Books

    Ian Rankin

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    Can you help Inspector Rebus uncover the truth?

    Ian Rankin's John Rebus police procedurals follow the detective as he attempts to uncover the brutal crimes that hide behind the tourist-friendly facade of Edinburgh - all while battling a number of demons of his own...

    In these books, Rebus is meant to have retired but a life of leisure does not suit him all that well. He jumps at the chance to get involved in some grisly, sleazy cases...

    Rankin subtly introduces challenging social issues (racism, austerity, division) into each novel that show why he is regarded as one of Britain's finest crime writers.

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    C J Lyons Thrillers Collection - 3 Books

    C J Lyons

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    Three pulse-pounding thrillers from C.J. Lyons.

    FBI agent Lucy Guardino has never seen violence quite like that at the scene of the murder of a teenage girl in Kill Zone. She will have her work cut out to discover who the killer is and what drove them to commit such a brutal crime...

    Snake Skin finds Lucy on the frontline and on the trail of a sexual predator more vicious and cunning than anyone she's crossed paths with before; and Blood Stained finds a past case in a small town coming back to haunt her...
    For fans of authors like: Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Mark Billingham
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    Jill Mansell Collection - 3 Books

    Jill Mansell

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    Warm and witty tales of love, lust and families...

    In Nadia Knows Best, Nadia Kinsella and Jay Tiernan find themselves trapped in a remote Cotswold pub during adverse weather conditions. Nadia is tempted to make a move, but she's already met 'The One' (her childhood sweetheart, Laurie) and is keen to avoid doing something she may later regret...

    Thinking of You is a romantic read about a single mum with a severe case of empty nest syndrome following her daughter starting university; and In Rumour Has It, newly single Tilly Cole isn't looking for love but bad boy Jack Lucas has his eyes set on her...

    For fans of authors like Cathy Kelly, Lucy Diamond, Marian Keyes
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  • Clare Donoghue Collection - 3 Books

    Clare Donoghue

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    Based in and around South East London, Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer police procedurals will chill you to the bone...

    You won't be able to stop turning the pages in Never Look Back, the first novel in the series (and Clare's debut), as the regional murder squad find themselves on the trail of a murderer who brutally killed three women in sadistic fashion while they were only feet away from safety... DI Lockyer desperately tries to find the link between these incidents but what he discovers throws his personal and professional life into turmoil.

    No Place to Die finds the duo on the trail of a killer with a seriously twisted mind; and Trust No One has an unhappy marriage ending in murder...

    For fans of authors like David Hewson, Mark Billingham, Tess Gerritsen

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Clare Donoghue's DS Jane Bennett and DI Mike Lockyer series
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  • Adrian Mole Audio Collection - 15 CDs

    Sue Townsend

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    Sue Townsend's Adrian Mole is a character we've all laughed at and with over the years and this audio collection includes the first three books in the hugely entertaining and influential series.

    The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole will introduce you to a hapless teenager who provides an unabashed, pimples-and-all glimpse into adolescent life through his diary; The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole finds the teen struggling with the prospect of entering adulthood and trying to survive his family's attempts to scar him for life; and The Wilderness Years finds Adrian aged 23 and 3/4, living as a lodger in Pandora's Oxford flat, where he's barely tolerated by his childhood sweetheart.

    Narrated by Nicholas Barnes, these are brilliantly funny CDs to listen to again and again.
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    Approximate running time: 16.5 hours
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  • James Bond 007 Audio Collection - 23 CDs

    Ian Fleming

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    Narrated by big-name actors including Dan Stevens, Bill Nighy, Rory Kinnear and Damian Lewis, this audio collection contains the first four books in Ian Fleming's classic James Bond series.

    Featuring Casino Royale, Live and Let Die, Moonraker and Diamonds are Forever, these CDs (complete with original, unabridged text) follow the spy on his various missions and are sure to keep anyone who loves all things 007 happily entertained.

    Casino Royale follows Bond as he aims to neutralise the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table; Moonraker has him trying to stop a millionaire-backed project that could threaten Britain's defence system; Live and Let Die is a tale of terror, treachery and torture; and Diamonds are Forever finds diamonds being smuggled from Africa to America via Britain.

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    Approximate running time: 26 hours
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    Louise Candlish Collection - 3 Books

    Louise Candlish

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    Our House author Louise Candlish writes gripping contemporary novels packed with twists and turns that will have you reading long into the night.

    The Disappearance of Emily Marr finds the title character finding herself at the centre of a media witch hunt when her affair with a married neighbour is made public; Other People's Secrets follows Ginny and Adam Trustlove as they head to Italy on holiday despite being torn apart by personal tragedy; and The Second Husband finds a new neighbour making Kate Easton and her two children's lives hell...

    Three expertly crafted tales of scandal, obsession and adultery that you won't want to put down.

    For fans of authors like: Clare Mackintosh, S.J. Watson, Maria Semple
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    Chris Lloyd Collection - 3 Books

    Chris Lloyd

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    Can you crack the killings in Catalonia?

    A number of hate figures - including a loan shark, a corrupt priest and four thugs who blighted the streets - have been murdered in the Catalan city of Girona. Each corpse has then been presented in a way that no one can fathom!

    Elisenda Domenech, the head of the city's newly formed Serious Crime Unit, is determined to do all she can to stop the attacks. She believes the attacker is drawing on the city's legends to choose his targets, but her colleagues aren't convinced... She faces a battle against the press, the public and other members of the police force to discover the truth.
    For fans of authors like Val McDermid, Andrea Camilleri, Henning Mankell
    This collection contains books 1-3 in Chris Lloyd's Detective Elisenda Domenech series
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    Chris Morgan Jones Collection - 3 Books

    Chris Morgan Jones

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    An Agent of Deceit is Chris Morgan Jones' debut novel about a powerful man with a deadly secret. Private investigator Ben Webster is asked by a client to expose the dealings of shadowy Russian oligarch Konstantin Malin and his front man Richard Lock. Against a background of Moscow, London and Berlin, a journey of impossible decisions begin.

    A billionaire asks Webster to investigate his personal affairs in The Jackal's Share, but it isn't long before the private spy realises that there is something very wrong with his new client. Webster discovers that the tycoon's secret is far more dangerous than he imagined, and his new enemy will think nothing of destroying him.

    Isaac Hammer is under arrest. The police have proof that his company - a private London intelligence agency - has broken laws by tapping phones, hacking emails and bribing police. But this wasn't Hammer's work or style. This was all Ben Webster, and now Webster is missing.

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    Penny Parkes Collection - 3 Books

    Penny Parkes

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    James Herriot meets House in Penny Parkes' frothy and feel-good reads about Larkford's GP Practice. These heart-warming books will delight fans of Katie Fforde, Milly Johnson and Jill Mansell.

    Out of Practice, the first book in the series, introduces the successful GP Holly Graham who relocates to the village with her family as she looks for a more peaceful life. However, her 2-year-old twins are troublesome and her marriage is in tatters... Meanwhile, her new colleagues all have issues of their own - and Holly is distracted from her troubles at home by the delectable Dr Taffy Jones.

    Elsie Townsend - a resident celebrity and feisty patient in her 80s - is Holly's favourite patient. She's full of advice and stories that Holly can heed when the Practice is suddenly put under the threat of imminent closure.
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    Menna Van Praag Collection - 3 Books

    Menna Van Praag

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    Menna van Praag's evocative romances blend real issues with a touch of magic that will appeal to fans of Chocolat.

    Her debut, The House at the End of Hope Street, finds Alba coming to live in a house in Cambridge that has previously been a home to Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Parker and Agatha Christie.
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    Jonathan Harvey Collection - 3 Books

    Jonathan Harvey

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    All She Wants author Jonathan Harvey writes intelligent contemporary novels that will make you laugh and cry in equal measure. This collection contains three powerful page-turners.

    The Secrets We Keep finds a woman's perfect life being turned inside out when her husband leaves for a pint of milk and never comes back; The Girl Who Just Disappeared follows Holly Smith as she tries to uncover the secrets of her past; and The History of Us reveals what happens in the past doesn't always stay in the past over the course of a 30-year friendship.

    For fans of authors like JoJo Moyes, Liane Moriarty, Marian Keyes.
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    Holmes & Hudson Mysteries Collection - 3 Books

    Martin Davies

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    What would happen if Baker Street's most famous detective wasn't Sherlock Holmes? This three-book collection from The Conjurer's Bird author Martin Davies highlights the talents of Sherlock's housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, and her orphaned assistant Flotsam.

    Mrs Hudson and the Spirits' Curse finds a group of merchants dying one by one; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose involves dangerous magicians, precious gems and dastardly plans; and Mrs Hudson and the Lazarus Testament is the dark tale of a 'dead' man haunting the moors up north!

    Packed with gripping twists and murderous intrigue, these elementary page-turners offer a fresh twist on classic Victorian mysteries.
    This collection contains books 1-3 in Martin Davies' Holmes and Hudson series.
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    Craig Russell's Lennox Series Collection - 5 Books

    Craig Russell

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    'Tartan neo-noir at its most entertaining' - Sunday Herald

    Craig Russell is a crime writer at the top of his game. Praised by Peter James and Michael Connelly for his gritty stories filled with gangsters, his 1950s Glasgow-based dramas draw readers into dark places filled with even darker characters.

    These page-turners follow the shady investigator Lennox as he winds up in the middle of a gruesome murder case... As he tries to prove his own innocence, he stirs up Glasgow's underworld and is violently tracked down by the men he's been hired to follow.

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    This collection includes books 1-5 in Craig Russell's Lennox series For fans of authors like Peter James, Lee Child, Val McDermid
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    Suzette A. Hill Collection - 3 Books

    Suzette A Hill

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    Set in the 1950s and '60s, this witty collection includes three addictive, clever and page-turning cosy crime mysteries from Suzette A. Hill, the author of the Francis Oughterard series.

    In A Southwold Mystery, Rosy Gilchrist has been asked to accompany Lady Fawcett to visit an old school friend. Rosy is reluctant, but finds herself heading back to Suffolk. When Rosy and Lady Fawcett arrive at their hostess's house, they are plunged into a series of bizarre and sinister events.

    Shot in Southwold finds Lady Fawcett eager to vet her daughter Amy's current beau as he films his first major project in the town. However, not all is going to plan and a female cast member is killed, leaving Rosy and Lady Fawcett at the centre of a murder mystery once again; A Little Murder is based in London and follows Sergeant Greenleaf as he attempts to solve the murder of a woman who was discovered naked and covered with a coal scuttle...

    For fans of authors like: L.C. Tyler, Carola Dunn, Rhys Bowen
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    Maureen Lee Collection - 8 Books

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    This collection contains eight powerful and compelling novels, all set in Liverpool, from acclaimed saga writer Maureen Lee. These stories are powerful, heartfelt and sure to leave you spellbound.

    Full of unforgettable characters, these rich stories contain everything from a journey to the past which includes a lost lover and secret child to a chance meeting with momentous repercussions.

    For fans of: Dilly Court, Lyn Andrews, Josephine Cox
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