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  • Blockbuster Fiction Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781447286646 - Various
    BLOC
    (1)
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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, 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!
  • The Last Apprentice Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471404917 - Imogen Rossi
    LAPP 9 years +
    Imogen Rossi
    9 years +
    (1)
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    An exciting series that we're sure will delight readers aged 9 and above, The Last Apprentice Collection is packed with magic, mystery and enough suspense to keep readers' eyes firmly glued to the pages.

    In The Disappearing Duchess, 12-year-old Bianca becomes the apprentice to the world's most famous painter, Annunzio di Lombardi, and she feels like she's the luckiest girl alive. But one night, disaster strikes! di Lombardi is given a poisoned cup of wine and collapses - leaving Bianca a magical paintbrush, which allows her to travel through the hidden doorways of Venice. The adventure begins... Following on from the first story in the series are The Dark City and The Painted War.

    A wonderful set of books for fans of Lauren Child's Ruby Redfort series.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Imogen Rossi's The Last Apprentice series.
  • Colour Me Mindful Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781407250410
    CMMS
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    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.

    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.

    Six of the best books to help you discover mindfulness.
  • Mrs Jeffries Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781472121707 - Emily Brightwell
    EBMJ
    Emily Brightwell
    (10)
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    • Just 80.00p per book
    Old-fashioned crime fiction doesn't get any better than this!

    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.
  • Paul Temple Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007951970 - Francis Durbridge
    FDPT
    Francis Durbridge
    (2)
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    Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his wife 'Steve' have to solve a number of crimes that take place in the glamorous world of leisured middle classes in this five-book collection.

    An author is a bestselling success but keeps herself hidden from the public as murders start in Paul Temple and the Front Page Men; Send for Paul Temple finds the duo on the trail of something only known as 'The Green Finger'; and there's a spate of celebrity deaths to solve in Paul Temple intervenes.

    Full of the glamour of a bygone era, these books are entirely captivating from first page to last.
  • The Herring Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749020675 - L.C. Tyler
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    (1)
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    With titles that all play on famous Agatha Christie novels, these cosy crime books are funny, clever and full of warmth. Written by L.C. Tyler, they evoke the spirit of the Golden Age of crime fiction and will appeal to fans of M. C. Beaton, Dorothy L Sayers and Emily Brightwell.

    The books follow mid-list author Ethelred Tressider and his trusty agent Elsie as they try to crack a number of surprising cases. In The Herring Seller's Apprentice, Ethelred is in the midst of a mid-life crises; his latest novel is going nowhere and Elsie - who does not like writers or care for literature - is hardly helping. However bad things look, they can get worse - especially when Ethelred's ex-wife Geralding vanishes and is suspected to be the victim of a local serial killer.

    The Herring in the Library finds Elsie and Ethelred heading to a dinner at Muntham Court, but halfway through the night their host is found strangled. The police conclude this was suicide but Elsie and Ethelred know this can't be true... In an attempt to revive his flagging career, Ethelred decides to try something different with his next book and set it in Egypt so embarks on a 'research trip' with Elsie. No sooner has their cruise on the Nile begun however, when an attempt is made on Etherlred's life...
  • Coming of Age Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781471145469
    CMGA 13 years +
    13 years +
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    The world is turning, and so is Julia and Seth's relationship in The Age of Miracles; a summer of love, friendship and tragedy shapes the life of Iris in Infinite Sky; Pearl can't help but resent her sister for the death of her mother in The Year of the Rat; and shy Charlie learns all about teenage life experience in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

    This fantastic young adult collection is full of poignant and witty observations on growing up and the perils that come with coming of age.
  • Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops Set - 2 Books - Collection - 9781472112545 - Jen Campbell
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    (3)
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    From asking if it's okay that children can climb on bookshelves to enquiring after a horse owner's manual that has a detailed chapter on unicorns, those who work in bookshops around the world have heard it all.

    Compiled by Jen Campbell, who actually works in a bookshop herself, the books featured here are vibrantly illustrated as booksellers from around the world recall their favourite questions - 'Did Beatrix Potter ever write a book about dinosaurs?', 'Is this book edible?' and 'I had such a crush on Captain Hook when I was younger. Do you think this means I have unresolved issues?' being among the more sane.

    Laugh-out-loud funny, this two-book set will appeal to any bookseller or bookworm.
  • Markus Zusak Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781409609575 - Markus Zusak
    MRKZ 12 years +
    Markus Zusak
    12 years +
    (1)
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    Markus Zusak, the author of The Book Thief, is a phenomenally talented author who knows how to make readers laugh and cry in equal measure. This three-book collection brings together his Underdogs trilogy.

    Cameron and Ruben Wolfe are brothers who spend most of their time throwing one-handed boxing matches (they only have one pair of gloves between them) and plotting to rob local dentists, but underneath his bravado exterior, Cameron just wants to meet a girl - but would anyone take him?

    The brothers have always fought for each other, but in Fighting Ruben Wolfe they face their toughest challenge yet. Getting the Girl finds Cam falling for Rube's new girlfriend, Octavia... Will this attraction destroy the pair's brotherly bond?
  • Disney Junior Playtime Stories - 5 Books - Collection - 9781472351906
    XDJPS
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    Starring all the popular characters from Disney Junior including Princess Sofia, Doc McStuffins and, of course, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, this collection of five books is sure to be treasured by your little reader!

    Throughout these delightful hardbacks, Doc McStuffins faces Bubble Trouble, Princess Sofia takes part in the Royal Games and Mickey, Minnie, Daisy and Goofy become superheroes!

    Sure to be enjoyed time and time again, either at bedtime or as little ones learn to love reading independently, these are great adventures starring very popular Disney characters.

    Slipcase not included.
  • Cathy Woodman Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9780099586371 - Cathy Woodman
    CATH
    Cathy Woodman
    (5)
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    Cathy Woodman writes stories about a vet's life in the country that are sure to appeal to fans of Katie Fforde, James Herriot and Jill Mansell.

    Throughout this great value 6-book collection, you will meet some of her lovable characters including the city vet Maz Harewood, recently single Jennie Copeland and the characters they come across during their trials and tribulations.

    Heart-warming and ideal for dipping into, these are charming books full of romance and country manners.

  • Barbara Cleverly Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472115461 - Barbara Cleverly
    BACS
    Barbara Cleverly
    (2)
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    Containing the first three novels in CWA Historical Dagger Award-winning author Barbara Cleverly's Joe Sandilands mysteries series, this collection is a great treat for fans of cosy crime and murderous whodunnits!

    Set in 1922, The Last Kashmiri Rose introduces Joe, an ex-soldier and Scotland Yard detective who has the right skills to untangle even the quirkiest of crimes... In March every year, the wives of the officers in the Bengal Greys have been dying violently in what appear to be 'accidents'. Will Joe find out who will be the next to die?

    Ragtime in Simla finds the British Raj fizzing with the energy of the jazz age but when a Russian opera singer is shot dead, Joe discovers a sinister world of murder, vice and blackmail. The Damascened Blade has Joe visiting an old army friend - but he soon finds himself in a bitter situation which has its roots hidden deep in the past...

    This collection includes books 1-3 in Barbara Cleverly's Joe Sandilands series.
  • Dodie Smith Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781780336633 - Dodie Smith
    DODE
    Dodie Smith
    (3)
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    The Dodie Smith set brings together three fantastic stories from the author of I Capture the Castle and 101 Dalmations. Set against the backdrop of a London theatre world, It Ends with Revelations is an unconventional love story in which loyalty may prove more important than love. The Town in Bloom finds a young Lancashire girl arrive in London intent on a stage career, although she has to make do with a role as theatre secretary. When she does have the chance to act, she makes an unforgettable impression, but not the one she'd hopes. She soon falls in love for the first time. The New Moon with the Old is an unusual novel about a family full of eclectic characters. When the widower father Rupert flees the country under the threat of prosecution for fraud, he asks new secretary-housekeeper to not only break the news to the family, but also look after them.

  • Hattie Peck & Other Stories x 4 - Other - 9781784457778
    PF0093
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    This picture book collection features four stories all about amazing animals.

    Hattie Peck is a hen who just loves eggs. She decides to make it her mission in life to go on an adventure and find all the abandoned eggs in the world. But what will she do when they all hatch?

    Cat and Dog are the best of enemies and love to scrap, but then Cat decides to sleep in the day and Dog goes to sleep at night - they start to miss each other; See You Later, Alligator follows a friendly tortoise as she says goodbye to all his friends in the zoo. However, by the time he's spoken to all the animals, the gates have shut!

    The Bear who Loved to Dance finds a bear foxtrotting his way over the dancefloor. Will he get 10 out of 10?
  • Denise Mina Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407243009 - Denise Mina
    MINA
    Denise Mina
    (2)
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    Hailed by the likes of Ian Rankin and Val McDermid, CWA Dagger winner Denise Mina creates gripping worlds that showcase the dark underbelly of modern city life.

    In Resolution, Maureen O'Donnell owes more than she makes in a year in back taxes and finds herself the reluctant star witness in the trial of psychologist Angus Farrell, the man accused of murdering her boyfriend; while Exile finds Maureen running away to London seeking answers to the mysterious surroundings of a friend's death...

    The Field of Blood sees investigative journalist Paddy Meehan investigating the disappearance of a child, an act that finds her shunned by those closest to her.

  • Murdoch Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781783297313 - Maureen Jennings
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    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 by Maureen Jennings.

    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.

  • First Concepts Super Softs x 4 - Collection - 9781909090460
    PG0223
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    With bright, fun illustrations and simple words that will help children learn and develop their senses, these super-soft books introduce a range of first concepts including colours and numbers.
  • Tessa Harris Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472122841 - Tessa Harris
    THAR
    Tessa Harris
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    Young American anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone has to solve a number of frightening mysteries in this three-book collection from Tessa Harris that combines CSI-style murders with an 18th century setting.

    The Anatomist's Apprentice finds the death of Lord Edward Crick provoking a huge amount of gossip throughout the beautiful setting of Oxfordshire. Apart from his sister, few are mourning his demise, but when her husband becomes a suspect for his murder, she calls on Philadelphia native and forensic detective Silkstone to get to the bottom of the case...

    In The Dead Shall Not Rest, Silkstone discovers that corpses are being dug up and sold to men of science for dissection - and Silkstone's unscrupulous rival Dr. John Hunter has his eyes on the body of an eight-foot man known as the 'Irish Giant'... The Devil's Breath has Silkstone having to use all his skills to investigate why so many in Oxfordshire are dying under the cloud of a poisonous fog But Silkstone quickly realises there 's another killer on the loose...

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Tessa Harris' Thomas Silkstone Mysteries series.
  • Blotto, Twinks Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472101907 - Simon Brett
    BLOT
    Simon Brett
    (8)
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    Become acquainted with an aristocratic sleuthing duo in this three-book collection of Blotto, Twinks crime novels.

    Set in the years between the first and second world wars, these are hair-raising adventures starring the brother and sister duo Blotto and Twinks.

    Trusty chauffeurs; dowager duchesses; the daughter of an exiled king; opium dens; a Scottish castle and a disused Cornish tin mine all feature heavily in these tantalising and good old-fashioned mysteries...
  • Chuggington Storybook - Hardback - 9781445497105
    XTRAI
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    A brilliant book for any Chuggington fan! It features all the favourite characters and even comes with over 100 stickers.

    Slipcase not included.