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  • Black Friday

    Agatha Raisin: Beating About the Bush

    MC Beaton

    Product Code: BATB
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    Nothing is quite what it seems when Agatha Raisin investigates...

    M.C. Beaton's cosy crime books following super sleuth Agatha are a huge favourite with our customers and this latest novel finds her investigating something particularly gruesome when a severed leg is found on a roadside hedge...

    In addition to this discovery, Agatha is also having to deal with her developing feelings for Sir Charles Frath and a bad-tempered donkey...
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    Booker Prize Shortlist 2019 - 6 Books

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    A Booker Prize shortlist so strong the judges couldn't pick just one winner... Get your hands on the entire shortlist to see if you agree with the decision to give the award to Margaret Atwood's The Testaments and Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other.

    This year's shortlist features the winners The Testaments, Margaret Atwood's sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, and Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other, a portrayal of identity amongst an interconnected group of black British women. Previous winning author Salman Rushdie's Quichotte was also shortlisted, as well as Lucy Ellmann's Ducks, Newburyport - a 1,000-page monologue about love, loss and the United States that is presented here in an exclusive hardback edition.

    Elif Shalak's 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World offers an emotional account of the power of friendship in our darkest times and Chigozie Obioma's An Orchestra of Minorities is a heartbreaking story about a Nigerian poultry farmer who sacrifices everything in an attempt to win the woman he loves.

    The Booker Prize celebrates the best fiction novels written in the English language published over the past 12 months and once again we're excited to bring you all six books on the shortlist in keepsake hardback.
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    The Long Call

    Ann Cleeves

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    Follow Ann Cleeves to Devon for a new mystery...

    The Long Call is the first novel in a new series from the Vera and Shetland author. It follows Detective Matthew Venn as he heads back to North Devon to attend his father's funeral. When Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community he grew up with, he managed to lose his family.

    He's now back in the area and as well as mourning his father, he's also working in the Two Rivers region. It soon becomes apparent everything is not quite as idyllic as the tourists would have you believe... A body of a man with a tattoo of an albatross on his neck has been found on the beach near Matthew's new home - and his investigations will take him right back into the deadly secrets of the community he left behind...
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    The Complete Shetland Collection - 8 Books

    Ann Cleeves

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    This collection contains all eight absorbing thrillers from Ann Cleeves' bestselling Shetland series, which has been adapted into a popular BBC drama starring Douglas Henshall.

    Detective Jimmy Perez encounters all kinds of evil in the remote community: he finds his neighbour left for dead after being strangled; looks into the case of an amnesiac's 'suicide'; and has to deal with the discovery of a woman's body at the supposed sanctuary of the Fair Isles bird observatory.

    Set against a stunning and evocative backdrop, these are powerful and page-turning murder mysteries full of surprises and suspense. Any crime thriller fan will want to add this collection to their bookshelf.

    This collection contains books 1-8 in Ann Cleeves' Shetland series
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    To the Land of Long Lost Friends

    Alexander McCall Smith

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    Sign up for another instalment of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency...

    Alexander McCall Smith's latest novel finds Mr J. L. B. Matekoni being approached by a client of Mma Ramotswe. His brother has built him a new house but is refusing to move on.

    Elsewhere, a woman with a troublesome daughter needs Mma Ramotswe's help and Charlie is still enamoured with Queenie-Queenie. As a love triangle starts to loom, Mma Makutsi decides to get involved.
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    The Secret Hours

    Santa Montefiore

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    Santa Montefiore, the bestselling author of The Summer House and The Deverills series of books, returns with The Secret Hours. It's a slice of escapism you'll instantly fall in love with.

    Arethusa Clayton has always been formidable, used to getting her own way and just before she dies, she leaves unexpected instructions. Instead of being buried in America, on the wealthy East Coast where she and her late husband raised their two children, Arethusa has decreed that her ashes be scattered in a remote corner of Ireland...

    All Arethusa ever told Faye was that she grew up in a poor farming family and left Ireland, alone, to start a new life in America as did so many in those times of hardship and famine. But who were her family in Ireland and where are they now?
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    The New Hercule Poirot Mysteries Collection - 3 Books

    Sophie Hannah

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    Little Face and Lasting Damage author Sophie Hannah continues Agatha Christie's timeless Hercule Poirot series in this mysterious three-book collection.

    In The Monogram Murders, Hercule Poirot is enjoying a quiet supper in 1920s London when he is interrupted by a young woman claiming she is about to be murdered. She's clearly terrified but insistent that the Belgian detective does not find and punish her killer...

    However, we all know Poirot better than that and soon his 'little grey cells' are twitching. Will he be able to crack this diabolically clever case? Poirot also has to deal with a woman who claims to have a letter from him accusing her of being a killer (The Mystery of Three Quarters) and the strange case of a Lady who summons a lawyer to changer her will before hosting a dinner party...
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  • Black Friday

    Why Mummy Doesn't Give A ...

    Gill Sims

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    Gill Sims, the creator of Peter and Jane and bestselling author of Why Mummy Drinks, hilariously captures the trials and tribulations of all stages of parenthood in Why Mummy Doesn't Give a ****!

    With some fruity language and hearty cursing, she candidly and hilariously talks about the 'phases' and 'stages' of growing up and how children never seem to grow out of them - and how, if they do, another one comes along shortly after! From potty training to picky eating and refusals to nap to snarky back chat, she ponders when it will all end...

    Mummy has dreams of living in a quirky rural cottage with a big garden but life hasn't turned out the way she hoped. Her precious moppets are now teenagers and are communicating mainly in grunts while they Snapchat the night away...
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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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  • Black Friday

    Malcolm Mackay Glasgow Trilogy - 3 Books

    Malcolm Mackay

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    It's hard to kill a man well...

    Malcolm Mackay's award-winning Glasgow Trilogy is a brutally dark and thrilling series following a 29-year-old hitman with shady relationships and dark morals. Set in the city's underworld, these gritty books are packed with danger.

    Calum MacLean lives alone in Glasgow and is offered various 'jobs' due to his unique set of skills. He doesn't care where the money comes from and is given the brief to kill Lewis Winter. But Calum knows better than anyone how killing someone can lead to even more danger and trepidation...

    Before he retired, Frank MacLeod was the best in the business but now he's back in the game with a bang and the wrong person is dead in How a Gunman Says Goodbye; and The Sudden Arrival of Violence finds two of Glasgow's biggest criminal organisations quietly at war with one another...
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  • Black Friday

    Nick Louth Collection - 3 Books

    Nick Louth

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    The bodies pile up in these twisted thrillers...

    Criminologist Martin Knight has always been a thorn in the side of the police but then he goes missing along with his wife, Liz. The police are struggling to find clues when Liz's ex DCI Craig Gillard is brought on to the case. He starts examining whether the events around the shocking Girl F case have any bearing on this latest disappearance.

    DCI Gillard also investigates the shocking murder of a promising architect and his aunt's potential involvement in a brutal killing. These pacy crime novels will captivate you from first page to last.
    For fans of authors like Robert Bryndza, Tania Carver, Liane Moriarty
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  • Black Friday

    Guilty Not Guilty

    Felix Francis

    Product Code: GLTY
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    Can Bill Russell track down his wife's murderer before it's too late?

    In this Dick Francis novel from Felix Francis, Bill is acting as a volunteer steward at Warwick races when he is told about the violent death of his beloved wife. When Bill is made the prime suspect for the killing, he is hounded by the media and his whole life starts to unravel...
    As friends and family turn against Bill, he vows to clear his name and find the true culprit... Set against the grief of personal tragedy and loss, Guilty Not Guilty is a thrilling tale of greed and jealousy.
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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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    Platform Seven

    Louise Doughty

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    Two deaths. One train station. What's the connection?
    It's 4am in November and Peterborough railway station is deserted. The man crossing the covered walkway is confident he's alone and is all set to jump. But then Lisa Evans appears...

    Lisa knows what the man has decided to do but fails to stop him walking to the platform edge. There have now been two fatalities on Platform Seven in the past year and the half - could they be connected?

    Lisa is desperate to find out - especially as she was first of the two to die...

    Apple Tree Yard author Louise Doughty's dark new novel will have you racing through the pages...
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    Many Rivers To Cross

    Peter Robinson

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    The latest Detective Superintendent Alan Banks novel from Peter Robinson.

    A young boy's body has been carefully stuffed into a wheelie bin and now it's up to Banks and his team to investigate. Who is this boy? Where did he come from? And why was he left in a bin?

    The local press seize upon the story with an illegal immigrant angle while the national papers report it as another stabbing. Meanwhile, a drug addict has also been found dead. Banks finds links from both cases that lead to the organised crime in Eastvale - and then one takes him to a friend with a dark side...

    This contemporary and timely thriller will stay with you for a long time.
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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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    Murder in the Cotswolds Collection - 3 Books

    Rebecca Tope

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    Three classic British mysteries set in the idyllic countryside from bestselling crime novelist Rebecca Tope.

    In Deception in the Cotswolds, Thea Osborne looks forward to her latest house-sitting job in the secluded village of Cranham. She is looking after Harriet Young's reptiles but soon discovers that the geckoes are not the only cold-blooded creatures at large in Cranham.

    Thea agrees to house-sit for Oliver Meadows in Shadows in the Cotswolds, but she is distracted by the news of her mother's sudden involvement with an old flame. As usual, she finds herself at the centre of a dark mystery when she discovers a dead body in the gardens of the house.

    Malice in the Cotswolds sees Thea in a new assignment for the mysterious Yvonne Parker. She arrives at the isolated village of Snowshill and is immediately on edge. A child in the unsettling village is found brutally strangled and Thea and her friends work together to uncover the sinister plot.

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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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    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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    Peter James Collection - 8 Books

    Peter James

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    This collection includes eight stand-alone supernatural stories from Detective Roy Grace author Peter James.

    Prophecy finds a group of drunk students playing with a Ouija board they find in a dark and damp cellar; Possession is the terrifying tale of a young man who will defy even death to get what he wants; and Dreamer follows a woman who has had nightmares for the past 25 years. They started the night before her parents died...

    For fans of authors like: Stephen King, Michael Crichton, Karin Slaughter
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    Sherlock Holmes MP3 CD Collection

    Arthur Conan Doyle

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    Stephen Fry reads Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's complete works of Sherlock Holmes stories in this audio collection.

    This collection contains four novels and five collections of short stories and Stephen even provides insightful, intimate and deeply personal introductions to the titles.

    These are classic crime stories that you'll love to hear either while relaxing or on long journeys.

    Approximate running time: 73 hours, 25 minutes

    Please note this collection contains CDs that can only be played on MP3-accessible CD players, computers and laptops. The majority of post-2001 car model stereos are MP3 CD accessible. Please check your CD player is MP3 accessible before placing an order.

    Import into iTunes or any other media player, then transfer to your MP3 device or player. Suitable for smartphones, iPads and tablets.
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    Titles in this collection: A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of Four, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fear, His Last Bow, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes.
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    Man Booker Prize 2017 Shortlist - 6 Books

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    Once again, we've brought together all six books (in keepsake hardback) that make up the Man Booker Prize Shortlist - including George Saunders' winner, Lincoln in the Bardo. Do you agree with the judges' decision of awarding this prestigious award to a supernatural thriller that features Abraham Lincoln's son?

    Celebrating the best contemporary fiction of the past 12 months, this year's shortlist has something for everyone and with our brilliant value collection, you're bound to find something to love. This year's list has everything from thought-provoking novels from acclaimed authors including Paul Auster and Ali Smith to a simply stunning debut from Fiona Mozlet.

    Among these brilliant books are an atmospheric debut about violence in contemporary society; an intelligent read about relationships, time and ageing; a love story about two people bonding in a world that is falling apart; Paul Auster's account of four parallel lives; and a novel that asks 'how far would you go to belong?'
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