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  • On the Tip of My Tongue - Hardback - 9781408885123
    • £2.99
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    This quiz book is full of tantalising brain-teasers and also gives you targets to reach. The wide-ranging topics cover everything from ABBA's greatest hits to American presidents and how many chocolate segments there are in a Yorkie bar.

    Full of fun and questions that cover everything from history to popular culture, this is great for family gatherings. It's full of those questions you always think you know the answers to... will you be the master of quizzes?
  • Great British Bake Off Bake it Better - Better Biscuits - Hardback - 9781473615274 - Annie Rigg
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    Great for dunking and even more delicious to eat, everybody loves biscuits. Bake it Better: Biscuits is a handy how-to guide for making yummy biscuits from the experts at the Great British Bake Off.

    Whether you're trying your hand at making biscuits or are looking to add to your show-stopping repertoire, this book is full of tried-and-tested recipes that are truly scrumptious. We reckon they'd even get the thumbs up from Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood!

    From traditional favourites to modern bakes, the book's recipes are bursting with easy-to-follow photographs so you know just what to aim for.

  • Glow-in-the-Dark T-Rex and Triceratops Briefcase Palaeontology Set - Other - 9990000018420
    CT0497 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £9.99
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    A roar-some kit for any young dinosaur fan! Travel back 65 million years and put together the fossils of the Triceratops and T-rex... Perfect for young Jurassic World fans who are obsessed with these magnificent prehistoric beasts.

    The two dinosaur skeletons even glow in the dark; while the set also includes a miniature chisel, a hammer and blocks of earth for your young palaeontologist to play with; alongside a richly illustrated instruction manual.

    There are also five illustrated dinosaur cards to pore over. Suitable for children aged 7 and over, this is roar-some fun!

    Dimensions: 260 x 355mm
  • Herb Garden Tray - Other - 5029601131888
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    With its aromatic herb-themed design, this tray will come in handy and look great, no matter what you decide to serve on it.

    Dimensions: 320 x 320mm
  • Landmark - A History of Britain in 50 Buildings - Hardback - 9780711236455 - Anna Keay
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    A beautiful gift book published in association with the Landmark Trust, this book celebrates the Trust's greatest achievements in saving important pieces of British architecture and heritage.

    With beautiful photography throughout, the book places the buildings in the order in which they were built. From the unusual and utilitarian to the enchanting and spectacular, each building offers a glimpse into our past history.

    Stretching all the way back to 1250, this hardback features 50 buildings that were rescued from oblivion and among the highlights are a 15th century inn in Suffolk, an Elizabethan hospital in Yorkshire and a lighthouse on Lundy. The way the Trust saved them is also covered, making this not only a celebration of British history and architecture but also of the phenomenal work the Landmark Trust puts in.
  • P. G. Wodehouse Collection - 9 Books - Collection - 9780099586388 - P.G. Wodehouse
    P.G. Wodehouse
    • £6.99
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    Lord Emsworth is delightfully dotty and his bone-headed son the Hon is just as hilarious. They both live in Blandings Castle, where there is always an impostor or two on the premises.

    Brilliantly farcical, the books in this collection will have you laughing throughout and introduce you to some truly unforgettable characters. Nothing ever goes quite according to plan, but this is part of the joy of P.G. Wodehouse's writing.

    A nine-book collection to make you chuckle time and time again.

  • 50 Rainy Day Activities - Paperback - 9781409574736 - Fiona Watt
    RDAY 6 years +
    Fiona Watt
    6 years +
    • £1.49
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    Stuck inside on a rainy day? Heading away on a beach holiday and looking for some fun ideas? Need some ways to stop the children saying: 'I'm so bored'? This is the book for you!

    They can make a paper caterpillar, an octopus mobile, conjure up a sparkly wand, create amazing door signs and have some prehistoric fun painting dinosaurs with Usborne's 50 Rainy Day Activities.

    With 50 craft activities to enjoy, all complete with step-by-step instructions and illustrations so children know exactly what to aim for, this is a book that will bring a ray of sunshine to a rainy day - or any day at all!
  • A Visitor's Companion to Tudor England - Hardback - 9780091944841 - Suzannah Lipscomb
    Suzannah Lipscomb
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    Whether you're an armchair traveller or you're looking for inspiration for a great day out, Suzannah Lipscomb's A Visitor's Companion to Tudor England is a practical guide that will take you to palaces, castles, theatres and abbeys that uncover the true stories behind Tudor England.

    From Hampton Court to Hever Castle, this lively and engaging hardback guide reveals the rich history of the era and invites you to visit the many places in which Tudors once lived, worked and played.

    A must for anyone interested in this fascinating period of English history.
  • Rosanna Ley Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9990000018819 - Rosanna Ley
    Rosanna Ley
    • £2.99
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    These heart-warming summer reads will introduce you to the brilliance of Rosanna Ley. Perfect for fans of Victoria Hislop and Rachel Hore, they are beautifully written and positively romantic.

    The Villa tells the story of three women who are all seeking answers to various life questions. When they arrive at Villa Serena, will they be brought together or driven apart?

    Bay of Secrets veers between Spain in 1939 and England in 2011 and finds three women discovering a surprising truth about their shared pasts; and Return to Mandalay finds Eva Gatsby caught between loyalty and integrity as she looks into her grandfather Lawrence's past...
  • The Girl in the Red Coat - Hardback - 9780571313242 - Kate Hamer
    Kate Hamer
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    Sure to appeal to fans of Room and The Snow Child, debut author Kate Hamer's The Girl in the Red Coat was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2015 the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award.

    When eight-year-old Carmel Wakeford is separated from her mother at a local children's festival, she is found by a man who claims to be her estranged grandfather. He tells her that her mother has an accident and that she is now set to live with him.

    As Carmel spends more time with this man and her new 'family', she realises this man believes she has a special talent. Meanwhile, her mother is desperately trying to find her... This situation quickly becomes an extraordinary journey for Carmel...
  • It's All in the Head - Paperback - 9781471138942 - Majella O'Donnell
    Majella O'Donnell
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    Majella O'Donnell, wife of Irish singer Daniel O'Donnell, writes her inspirational memoir - culminating in her successful battle with breast cancer.

    Going all the way back to her childhood growing up in a small town in 1960s Ireland, this autobiography finds Majella talking about her early love of music and how dreams were shattered by a broken marriage and an uphill battle with depression.

    With her confidence and self-esteem very low, Majella reveals how she decided to take charge of her own life. This is when she met and fell in love with Daniel O'Donnell. After a decade or so of happily married life, Majella was diagnosed with breast cancer.

    The biggest challenge of her life, Majella discusses how with the love and support of her family, her husband and huge public support, she managed to beat the illness.
  • The Forgotten Affairs of Youth - Hardback - 9781408703397 - Alexander McCall Smith
    Alexander McCall Smith
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    Another entertaining and comforting story from prolific and much-loved author Alexander McCall Smith, this hardback edition of the Forgotten Affairs of Youth is a must for fans of the Elizabeth Dalhousie series or McCall?s other collections such as the 44 Scotland Street and the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency stories. The eighth instalment in this popular series, this beguiling and thoughtful novel sees the Edinburgh philosopher and part-time sleuth come to the aid of a visiting Australian philosopher who is in search of her Scottish birth parents. Filled with familiar and entertaining characters, this book makes a great, warming gift for the author?s many fans.

  • Kind of Cruel - Hardback - 9780340980699 - Sophie Hannah
    Sophie Hannah
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    Written by bestselling crime writer Sophie Hannah, author of Hurting Distance and Lasting Damage, Kind of Cruel is a thriller that is hard to put down. When chronic insomniac Amber Hewerdine consults a hypnotherapist as a desperate last resort, she doesn't expect it to help. Under deep hypnosis, she utters the words: "Kind, cruel, kind of cruel". Words that she has seen somewhere before, but can't remember where. Two hours later, because she has said these words out loud, she is arrested in connection with the brutal murder of Katharine Allen, a woman she's never heard of. An intelligent, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller.

  • Dodie Smith Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781780336633 - Dodie Smith
    Dodie Smith
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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.

  • The Second Empress - Hardback - 9781782061243 - Michelle Moran
    Michelle Moran
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    Empress Josephine's family has been called to Napoleon's court for the terrible news that he intends to divorce his barren wife of thirteen years and take a younger bride.

    For Josephine's daughter Hortense, this means she is free to leave her husband (Napoleon's brother), having given the Bonapartes three heirs. As she looks for love, she must support her mother through the terrible grief of Napoleon's betrayal.

    For Napoleon's new wife, it is a terrible duty she must take on in her father's name and she can find nothing in common with her new husband. An unlikely friendship with Hortense brings her much comfort in this time of unhappiness.

    But Napoleon's sister, Pauline, believes it is yet another woman stealing her brother's attention and affection. Having spent years attempting to control his power and influence, she must fight harder and dirtier if she is to win...

    Michelle Moran's dazzling The Second Empress is packed with the drama of love, betrayal, romance and period detail and is sure to appeal to fans of both historical fiction and romance.
  • Denise Mina Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781407243009 - Denise Mina
    Denise Mina
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    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.

  • The Murdstone Trilogy - Hardback - 9781910200155 - Mal Peet
    Mal Peet
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    The bestselling and contemporary author Philip Murdstone may have won numerous awards, but that doesn't stop his star being on the wane. Convinced by his ruthless agent Minerva Cinch to write a fantasy novel - a genre he hates - Murdstone makes a deal with a dwarfish stranger...

    But Pocket Wellfair has a Faustian attitude and the deal is not all it seems. A black comedy that will appeal to readers of all ages, but especially those young adults who love mysteries laced with humour, Mal Peet's The Murdstone Trilogy is unforgettable!
  • The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine - Hardback - 9781408706664 - Alexander McCall Smith
    Alexander McCall Smith
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    Alexander McCall Smith's The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency series is a favourite of ours and we're delighted to bring you Mma Ramotswe's latest adventure (the sixteenth in the series!).

    Precious has - begrudgingly - decided to take a holiday, but that won't stop her interfering with Mma Makutsi's latest case... She delves into the past of a man whose reputation has been called into question.

    Meanwhile, Violet Sephotho, Mma Makutsi's arch enemy, has had the temerity to set up a new secretarial college - one that aims to rival that great institution, the Botswana Secretarial College. Will she get her comeuppance?
  • Paul Temple Collection - 5 Books - Collection - 9780007951970 - Francis Durbridge
    Francis Durbridge
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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.
  • Able Seacat Simon - Hardback - 9781471151835 - Lynne Barrett-Lee
    Lynne Barrett-Lee
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    Inspired by a true story, Lynne Barrett-Lee's fictional retelling of 'Able Seacat' Simon's adventures are certain to appeal to fans of A Street Cat Named Bob.

    Discovered in the Hong Kong docks in 1948 and smuggled on board the H.M.S Amethyst by a British sailor, the cat soon takes to his new waterborne home - establishing himself as the cat's expert rat-catcher and winning the hearts of the crew.

    When tragedy strikes the ship and many of the crew are shot, Simon also finds himself in danger. Helped by the ship's doctor, Simon makes a full recovery and takes it upon himself to purr away at those who are still in the sick bay in an attempt to lift their spirits. As the ship heads home, news of Simon's heroism makes him a famous feline, but it's still going to be a long journey back home....
  • The Herring Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749020675 - L.C. Tyler
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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...
  • The One in a Million Boy - Hardback - 9781472228352 - Monica Wood
    Monica Wood
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    Favourably compared to The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Shock of the Fall, Monica Wood's The One-in-a-Milion Boy is a poignant, compelling and joyful read.

    It follows Miss Ona Vitkus, a lady with secrets who has lived unobtrusively for most of her life - apart from three months in the summer of 1914. When she reaches the grand age of 104, she meets an 11-year-old-boy with a passion for world records and forms a special bond...

    When he doesn't visit for two weeks, Ona begins to think he may be the same as everyone else, but then the boy's father comes to visit - and he's determined to finish off his son's good deed.
  • Shade's Children - Paperback - 9780007174980 - Garth Nix
    DCH2 11 years +
    Garth Nix
    11 years +
    • £1.99
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    On your 14th birthday, you're dead meat! Chilling SF adventure from international bestselling author Garth Nix. In a futuristic urban wasteland, evil Overlords have decreed that no child shall live a day past his fourteenth birthday. On that Sad Birthday, the child is the object of an obscene harvest resulting in the construction of a machinelike creature whose sole purpose is to kill. The mysterious Shade -- once a man, but now more like the machines he fights -- recruits the few children fortunate enough to escape. With luck, cunning, and skill, four of Shade's children come closer than any to discovering the source of the Overlords' power -- and the key to their downfall. But the closer the children get, the more ruthless Shade seems to become!
  • Mug Cakes - Hardback - 9781742708553 - Lene Knudsen
    Lene Knudsen
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    Have you ever been in desperate need of a cake fix but just never have the time to bake? Let us introduce you to Mug Cakes - cakes that can be made in a mug in your microwave in a matter of minutes!

    Quick and easy to make, this delightful little book from Lene Knudsen contains 30 recipes that can be made by mixing a simple batter in a mug with a fork using readily available ingredients! Ideal to treat yourself or for a cosy night in with a loved one, the cakes are seriously scrumptious.

    Among the tempting mug cake recipes you'll find within the pages are for a Lemon Mug Cake, a Chocolate Fondant Mug Cake and even a Mug Cookie with M&M's!