Special Offers

  • The Times: Complete History of the World - Hardback - 9780007950911
    THTW
    • £9.99
    • RRP £70.00
    • Save £60.01Save 84.9999999999999960209606797434389591217041015625%
    The most comprehensive, authoritative and accessible work on history available, this bestselling book takes readers from the origins of mankind right through to the technological advancements of the modern day.

    The book with all the answers, it is very visually enticing and covers everything from the cavemen to the Cold War and Alexander the Great to global warming.

    The ultimate work of historical reference, it also contains short biographies of 100 of the world's key figures from history.
  • India Knight Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780241967188 - India Knight
    INKN
    (2)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £26.97
    • Save £21.98Save 81.000000000000003410605131648480892181396484375%
    • Just £1.66 per book
    These three books prove exactly why so many readers have fallen in love with India Knight! A fantastically funny collection full of India's colourful, witty, sitcom-style writing which affectionately, if painfully and honestly, tell the tales of three 30-something year old women.

    My Life on a Plate is a moving and hilarious novel about Clare, a wife and mother who's beginning to wonder if it's possible to be both married and minx-y? While Don't You Want Me? follows the hot-blooded Stella on her search for a man, but she's not having much luck in between dropping her daughter at London's most PC playgroup and picking up bad 'tips' from her cheeky housemate, Frank; and Comfort and Joy tells the story of Clara as she tries to create the perfect Christmas Day for her extended family. No pressure then...

    Perfect for fans of Helen Fielding.
  • Martin Cruz Smith Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781471132940 - Martin Cruz Smith
    CRUZ
    • £4.49
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £19.48Save 80.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Written by the highly acclaimed author Martin Cruz Smith, this collection contains three of Detective Investigator Arkady Renko's most famous mysteries.

    Gorky Park follows Renko as he is assigned to a grisly case involving three corpses found in an amusement park in Moscow, all of who have had faces and fingertips cut off to prevent their identification.

    Wolves Eats Dogs finds Renko investigating the apparent suicide of one of the leading members of Russia's new billionaire class, shortly after the country had changed from a communist to a capitalist state; and in Three Stations, published 29 years after Gorky Park, a teenage mother has her baby stolen when she arrives at Moscow's Three Stations Square...
  • Elizabethan Mysteries Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749015343 - Edward Marston
    EMNB
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £20.98Save 86.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    These three Elizabethan mysteries from Edward Marston, the bestselling author of the Railway Detective series, follow the life of Nicholas Bracewell as he attempts to solve a number of 'whodunit?' mysteries.

    Full of murder, mystery and mayhem, the wild romps are steeped in authentic Elizabethan detail and are near-impossible to put down!

    Please note that these are books 7, 8 and 9 in the Nicholas Bracewell series.
  • The Little Book of Chocolat - Hardback - 9780857522009 - Joanne Harris
    LCHO
    • £1.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £11.00Save 83.9999999999999954525264911353588104248046875%
    From Joanne Harris, author of Chocolat, comes a celebration of all things chocolate. The Chocolat trilogy has been tickling the taste buds of readers ever since its original publication back in 1999 - and on the big screen in 2000's Oscar-nominated movie of the same name, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Now Harris, with the help of Fran Warde, returns with The Little Book of Chocolat, the ultimate collection of chocolate lore and recipes from all corners of the globe.

    With easy-to-follow instructions, indulge in some mouth-watering expert recipes from some of the world's finest chocolatiers - all delectably detailed with photography so delicious you will hardly believe your eyes. Bring a taste of class to the kitchen with beautifully honed culinary instruction, and celebrate the much-loved story of Vianne Rocher in your own kitchen.
  • Kathleen Tessaro Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780007945405 - Kathleen Tessaro
    KTES
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £20.98Save 86.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Focusing on the world of fashion and the fashionable, this three-book collection from Kathleen Tessaro is just perfect for fans of contemporary romantic fiction.

    In Elegance, a woman chances upon a book written by a French fashion expert in a second-hand bookshop and starts to follow its advice - soon her life is transformed and she discovers a courage in her that she never thought was possible; while The Perfume Collector sees an inheritance turning a newly married woman's life upside down...

    The final book in the set, The Debutante, is about an old shoebox full of clues that will unravel the tale of the most famous debutante of her generation.

    Three stand-alone stories that are just full of elegance, class and sophistication.
  • AVD2 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00Save 50.00%
    For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack and Kiki the parrot, the summer holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for.

    Until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom - where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea.

    Written by Enid Blyton and very much in the style of the bestselling Famous Five and Secret Seven stories, this is an adventure that will keep young readers hooked!
  • AVC2 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
    • Save £3.00Save 50.00%
    There's something about the castle on the hill. Why is everyone so afraid of it? What secrets lurk behind its door?

    Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack are on holiday in Scotland, staying on the side of Castle Hill. When they see flashing lights in a distant tower, they decide to investigate - discovering a sinister plot concealed within its hidden rooms and underground passages.

    The second book from her famous Adventure series, Enid Blyton expertly combines themes of friendship and bravery through characters full of youthful inquisitiveness. A truly stunning book written by one of the most successful children's authors of all time, children aged 9+ will adore the timeless Castle of Adventure.
  • Ruth Rendell's Inspector Wexford Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781784752866 - Ruth Rendell
    RRIW
    (3)
    • £10.99
    • RRP £79.90
    • Save £68.91Save 85.9999999999999994315658113919198513031005859375%
    • Just £1.10 per book
    Ruth Rendell was one of the most beloved crime authors of her generation and this 10-book collection contains some of her finest work.

    Focusing on Chief Inspector Wexford and his various cases, these books are riveting from the very first page. Wexford will have to solve the case of a father finding the murdered body of his own daughter; take on the near-impossible task of identifying an unidentified body that has been buried for ten years or so and decide if it's related to a new body found in similar circumstances; and investigate the disappearance of two teenage sisters during the worst rain in living memory...

    Intelligent writing full of heart, these are books that any lover of crime fiction should be reading and they showcase the talent of one of the UK's best ever thriller writers.
  • Laurie R. King Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780749018610 - Laurie R. King
    LRKG
    (3)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £20.98Save 86.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Have you ever wondered what happened after Sherlock Holmes retired? Let the wonderful Laurie R. King show you in our three-book set. When brilliant young orphan Mary Russell quite literally bumps into Sherlock, her intellect impresses him - and it's not long before the duo pair up and set out to solve some very compelling crime cases.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice explains how the duo met in 1915 and follows their first case as a truly cunning adversary aims to stop their partnership in its infancy. Follow-up A Monstrous Regiment of Women takes place in 1921 and sees Mary on the verge of acquiring a sizeable inheritance and examining the New Temple of God after four of its members wound up dead...

    A Letter of Mary finds the duo enjoying summer on their Sussex estate when they come into possession of an ancient manuscript - but the person who gave it to them is found dead after a tragic accident...

    The Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes books are brilliant crime fiction offering a new take on one of literature's most beloved detectives - and a new hero to root for in his companion.
  • Tom's Table - Hardback - 9781472909435 - Tom Kerridge
    TTTK
    (2)
    • £5.99
    • RRP £25.00
    • Save £19.01Save 75.9999999999999937472239253111183643341064453125%
    A favourite with Book People customers and a Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge is back with a delicious new cookbook. My Favourite Everyday Recipes finds the chef adding bold twists and flavour to traditional dishes.

    Big on flavour, among the 100 deliciously tempting recipes you'll find ideas for starters, sides, mains and desserts as well as some tasty midweek meals and hearty weekend feasts.

    Simple to make and complemented by Christian Barnett's exquisite photography, you'll find recipes for Lamb Ribs with Roasted Onion, the Ultimate Roast Chicken, and a delicious Date and Banana Milkshake.
  • The Boy I Love - Hardback - 9781471148972 - Lynda Bellingham
    TBIL
    (1)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £11.00Save 73.0000000000000017053025658242404460906982421875%
    Following on from the success of her beautiful debut novel Tell Me Tomorrow, the late Lynda Bellingham's second work of fiction, The Boy I Love, is set in the heart of the theatre - a place where secrets are made and lives changed.

    It's the summer of '82, and Sally Thomas is preparing to leave her job in London to head up to Crewe for her first season as an assistant stage manager at a beautiful old theatre. Flung into a whirlwind world, Sally is forced to find her feet quickly. But as tragedy begins to gather pace in the wings, Sally needs to grow up - and fast!

    A superbly evocative novel from a much-loved figure from both stage and screen, Lynda Bellingham's The Boy I Love is simply beautiful - it may just break your heart.
  • The Football Manager Guide to Football Management - Hardback - 9781780893532 - Iain Macintosh
    TFMB
    • £2.99
    • RRP £14.99
    • Save £12.00Save 80.00%
    We've all been there... It's getting into the early hours and you've got work in the morning - but you're determined to guide your Altrincham team through to the second round of the FA Cup, no matter what it takes. All you need to do is negotiate a tricky away tie at Macclesfield. Do you ask your star striker to play through the pain barrier or throw in a raw, untried kid from the academy? Welcome to the all-encompassing world of Football Manager.

    One of the most addictive computer games around, Football Manager has been giving fans all over the world the chance to pit their wits against the likes of Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho (and the managers who ply their trade in lower leagues) from the comfort of their armchairs for over 20 years now. This is the book you need if you've found days drifting away as you've been absorbed in the game's all-too-real world.

    From the moment you choose your team and set up your tactics, you're in control of the club's fortunes and this book looks at how you can use real-life examples and advice to implement a winning formula. Journalist and FM obsessive Iain Macintosh asks big-name managers including Roberto Martinez and Harry Redknapp about everything from scouring lower leagues for the next star to improving morale.

    With some colourful language from those who know the game inside out, this guide also has tips and advice on setting up scouting systems, balancing coaching routines with fitness work, and figuring out the perfect winning formula. As it says in its title, this really is the Football Manager bible.
  • Chop Chop - Hardback - 9780241000007 - Simon Wroe
    CAFRC
    (6)
    • £2.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £10.00Save 75.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    Struggling to keep on top of his rent, young graduate Monocle takes the only job he can find - the lowest-ranked chef at a gastropub in Camden Town, London.

    When Monocle starts cooking, he realises it's not quite the job he'd expected. He's working with a group of deranged hoodlums who all seem to be at the mercy of head chef Bob - an ingenious sadist with a kitchen knife!

    Full of perfectly observed black humour, Simon Wroe draws on personal experiences from his own career as a chef to bring the laugh-out-loud antics of a professional kitchen to the page in Chop Chop - while also telling the touching story of a young man trying to find his way in the world.

    Chop Chop by Simon Wroe has been shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2014. Other shortlisted titles include:
    Academy Street, by Mary Costello - CAFRA
    A Song for Issy Bradley, by Carys Bray - CAFRB
    Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey - CAFRD
  • Academy Street - Hardback - 9781782114185 - Mary Costello
    CAFRA
    • £2.99
    • RRP £12.99
    • Save £10.00Save 75.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    Written by one of Ireland's most exciting new voices, Mary Costello, Academy Street tells the life story of shy and introverted Tess in this profoundly moving debut.

    After growing up in rural Ireland in the 1940s, Tess ends up making her home amid the dazzle and tumult of 1960s New York. Over four decades and a life lived with quiet intensity on Academy Street in upper Manhattan, her story is both joyous and heartbreaking and charts one women's quest for belonging as she encounters ferocious love and calamitous loss.

    Beautifully written and profoundly moving, this novel comes from an author we're certain to hear much more of in the future.

    Academy Street by Mary Costello has been shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Other shortlisted titles include:
    A Song for Issy Bradley, by Carys Bray - CAFRB
    Chop Chop, by Simon Wroe - CAFRC
    Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey - CAFRD
  • A Lesson in Love - Hardback - 9781444779356 - Gervase Phinn
    ALIL
    • £2.99
    • RRP £16.99
    • Save £14.00Save 82.000000000000005684341886080801486968994140625%
    Back with the fourth book in his funny and warm Little Village School series, bestselling author Gervase Phinn's A Lesson in Love brings readers back to Barton-in-the-Dale to rejoin some truly memorable characters.

    Everyone can see that Ashley and Emmet are made for each other, they just need to admit it to themselves. But while romance blossoms one side of the village, things are different for an angry young boy who struggles to believe in love following a tragedy. Meanwhile, an eccentric teacher joins the staff and a new vicar stirs up some trouble...

    Full of the gossip, love, laughter and friendship that makes the Little Village School series so enjoyable, A Lesson in Love is an endearing, warm-hearted and hilarious follow-up to The School Inspector Calls.
  • Fu Manchu Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781783298716 - Sax Rohmer
    FUMN
    • £4.49
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £19.48Save 80.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.50 per book
    Throughout this three-book set, ultimate villain Dr Fu-Manchu is seeking to climb the ladder of the secret society's hierarchy and to pave the way for the conquest of his native China. Relentlessly pursued by Commissioner Sir Denis Nayland Smith and Dr Petrie - the narrator of these mood-drenched adventures - will Fu-Manchu be able to achieve his evil dreams?

    Written by Sax Rohmer in the early 20th century, the stories are a tantalising mix of Sherlock Holmes and James Bond... The Mystery of Dr Fu-Manchu introduces the emissary of evil society; The Hand of Dr Fu-Manchu finds him back with a new terrifying plan; and Daughter of Fu-Manchu follows Fah Lo Suee as she tries to find power and leadership over the evil cults of the East. No one can stop her - apart from her father...

    This collection contains books 1, 3 and 4 in Sax Rohmer's Fu-Manchu series.
  • Maggie Hope Mystery Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781472118073 - Susan Elia MacNeal
    MAGH
    (8)
    • £4.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £18.98Save 79.0000000000000017053025658242404460906982421875%
    • Just £1.66 per book
    Fans of M.C. Beaton, The Imitation Game and cosy crime stories will find the Maggie Hope mysteries wonderfully compelling... Written by Susan Elia MacNeal, the books are set during the Second World War and you won't want to put them down!

    In Mr Churchill's Secretary, we are introduced to Maggie Hope, a young American living in London during this tumultuous era. Despite the fact she's a woman, meaning she only qualifies to be a typist at 10 Downing Street, it's not long before she finds herself drawn into a secretive world of spies, code-breaking and betrayal...

    Full of murder and intrigue, the books not only offer plenty of shocks and surprises but also a central character to root for and a fascinating psychological insight into Winston Churchill and other key players from the wartime era...
  • Horatio & Friends Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781406364545 - Camilla Ashforth
    HORA 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £4.99
    • RRP £17.97
    • Save £12.98Save 72.0000000000000005684341886080801486968994140625%
    • Just £1.66 per book
    A beautiful set of three bedtime picture books, our Horatio and Friends Collection is perfect for parents and children to cuddle up with before they drift off to the land of nod.

    Heart-warming tales about the power of friendship, the books are stunningly illustrated in watercolour, giving them endearing charm and timeless appeal.

    Perfect bedtime reads for fans of Jane Hissey, author Camilla Ashforth here creates gentle stories that are perfectly pitched for winding down before bed. Little ones will want Mummy or Daddy to share these books with them night after night!
  • The Survivors' Club Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9780349410166 - Mary Balogh
    SRCB
    • £3.99
    • RRP £26.97
    • Save £22.98Save 85.0000000000000005684341886080801486968994140625%
    • Just £1.33 per book
    From New York Times bestselling author Mary Balogh, this three-book collection will sweep readers away with the magic, mystery and romance of Regency England.

    Each story is mesmerising in its own right and introduces remarkable women who, following the loss of their husbands in battle, find love in the most unlikely of places, giving them the chance of a new beginning...

    Sure to delight fans of the likes of Georgette Heyer and Amanda Quick, this set or romance books from Mary Balogh is witty, sensual, poignant and absolutely breathtaking.

    This collection contains books 1-3 in Mary Balogh's Survivors' Club series.
  • Maps of War - Hardback - 9781844863440 - Jeremy Black
    MPWR
    • £5.99
    • RRP £30.00
    • Save £24.01Save 79.999999999999998863131622783839702606201171875%
    A very poignant and powerful book, Maps of War is a visual survey of how conflict was recorded and planned. It uses archive maps to reveal how warfare and documentation has changed through the centuries.

    Covering the history of military mapping, the book looks at beginning and what impact the invention of printing and introduction of gunpowder had. In the 17th century, military commanders and strategists started to document wars by way of illustration.

    In the 18th century, they started to use maps to chart progress. This chapter reflects the spread of European power and transoceanic conflict and focuses on the American war of Independence. The book then moves on to the 19th and 20th centuries, covering everything from the American Civil War to the World War, Vietnam and the Gulf Wars.
  • The Santangelos - Hardback - 9781471112492 - Jackie Collins
    THES
    • £2.49
    • RRP £20.00
    • Save £17.51Save 87.0000000000000028421709430404007434844970703125%
    The sadly missed author Jackie Collins' final book is full of the spark, sensation and sauciness that made her so beloved around the world. Focusing on the legendary Santangelo family, it's not long until scandal hits again...

    There's a vicious hit, a vengeful enemy, a drug-addled Colombian club owner and an Italian family obsessed with sex. And Lucky Santangelo has her hands full having to deal with it all.

    There are also plenty of problems in Lucky's own family: her teenage daughter Max is making a name for herself as a model in Europe, while son Bobby is being set up for a murder he didn't commit. Luckily, Lucky and husband Lennie have the nous to make sure the Santangelos always come out on top, no matter what the consequences.

    A mob story full of love, passion, revenge and plenty of shocks, this is gloriously addictive.
  • School of Life - How to... Collection - 3 Books - Collection - 9781509822058
    SLHT
    • £2.99
    • RRP £23.97
    • Save £20.98Save 86.9999999999999982946974341757595539093017578125%
    • Just £1.00 per book
    Whether you have money worries; are struggling to keep up in the digital age; or have vowed to stay sane and free from stress, this three-book collection is full of tips and advice to help you achieve your goals.

    Philippa Perry's How to Stay Sane describes how our minds work and then takes you through a number of exercises that have been designed to strengthen resilience, bolster a sense of perspective and increase creativity. Tom Chatfield's How to Thrive in the Digital Age reveals the effect that our constantly connected world has on people - for better or for worse; and John Armstrong's How to Worry Less About Money considers the ways in which we relate to money and the meaning we attach to it.

    This collection contains three self-help books to help you learn and discover new ways to live your life to the full and find better mental health.
  • BRIN
    • £10.99
    • RRP £29.95
    • Save £18.96Save 62.9999999999999971578290569595992565155029296875%
    Not just a book about recipes (although trust us, they are delicious), Monika Linton's Brindisa: The True Food of Spain is a celebration of the country, its food and people.

    Brindisa is a very popular fine food import company and this cookbook contains classic regional recipes, tapas dishes and information about the very best ingredients and food producers. It will introduce you to delights such as jamon iberico de bellota, chorizo, cured ham and fish, fumet (rich Catalan fish stock), farmhouse cheeses, prepared pulses, olive oils and vinegars, sweet treats and storecupboard basics that are essential for Spanish and Mediterranean cooking.

    Everyone knows how much the Spanish love their good food and this cookbook covers every meal of the day - from their traditional breakfasts to the hearty lunches and small plates that make up the tasty tapas suppers.