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eBooks of the Month

The Witness
Simon Kernick
February 2016 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. Simply unputdownable, this is a thrilling tale, and as you read,...
 
Three in A Bed The Shady World of the Tabloids. Sex. Spies. Entrapment.
Andrew Croker
February 2016 Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month. ‘Three In A Bed’ is a fast moving, immensely enjoyable and riveting tale...
 
The Forgotten Summer
Carol Drinkwater
February 2016 eBook of the Month. Seductively beautiful and evocative writing ensures ‘The Forgotten Summer’ is...
 

Other Featured eBooks this Month

The Faithful Couple
A. D. Miller
February 2016 Book of the Month. Coming after Snowdrops, A.D. Miller's Booker-shortlisted Moscow spy thriller, The Faithful Couple is a very...
 
Exposure
Helen Dunmore
February 2016 Book of the Month. A wonderfully tense and arresting Cold War relationship tale, stuffed full to the brim with suspense....
 
For the Most Beautiful
Emily Hauser
February 2016 Debut of the Month. The story of the Trojan War told by two of its most important, yet often overlooked, characters: Briseis,...
 
We Are All Made of Stars
Rowan Coleman
Beautifully thought-provoking and yet simply and effortlessly readable, this is an intimate compassionate dance with life, death and hope. Read the first letter, followed by the prologue and you think you know exactly what this is going to be, a...
 
The Expatriates
Janice Y. K. Lee
February 2016 Book of the Month. A remarkably touching and quite, quite beautiful read. Set in Hong Kong, the prologue is teeming...
 
The Last Kiss Goodbye
Tasmina Perry
February 2016 Book of the Month. An enchanting and engaging novel containing two poignant stories that fuse gradually into a captivating read....
 
Being a Beast
Charles Foster
February 2016 Non-Fiction Book of the Month. We can never truly know what it is like to be another species and...
 
The Woman Who Ran
Sam Baker
February 2016 Book of the Month. The prologue paints a vivid picture of a house fire, of the naked female narrator escaping,...
 
All the Rage
Courtney Summers
February 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. A deeply powerful novel for emotionally mature readers about surviving rape, speaking out and the...
 
Rain Dogs
Adrian McKinty
February 2016 Book of the Month. An involved, complex Irish-set murder mystery with two deaths to baffle Sergeant Sean Duffy in his...
 
Alone in the Dark
Karen Rose
February 2016 Book of the Month. Alone in the Dark is quite simply, a wonderful hit of escapism with a great mix...
 
The Lie Tree
Frances Hardinge
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015. Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2015. Award-winning Frances Hardinge is spellbinding in this hugely entertaining and dramatic Victorian thriller. When Faith’s father dies suddenly she knows she must try...
 
The Ballroom
Anna Hope
February 2016 Debut of the Month. A striking, eloquent and desperately beautiful novel, set during 1911 in a Yorkshire asylum. John, Ella and Charles...
 
Real Tigers
Mick Herron
Maxim Jakubowski's February 2016 Book of the Month. The latest instalment in the eventful days and sleepless nights of the denizens of Slough House is another sheer delight. Following on from '
 
How Hard Can Love be?
Holly Bourne
February 2016 NewGen Book of the Month. Holly Bourne’s new novel demonstrates that with the right female friends, and a decent supply...
 
Gold Fame Citrus
Claire Vaye Watkins
February 2016 Debut of the Month. Gold mines, the fame of Hollywood, the orange groves, three great symbols of California, three reasons to go...
 
Things We Have in Common
Tasha Kavanagh
February 2016 Debut of the Month. A disturbing and devastatingly compelling novel, ‘Things We Have In Common’ sucks you in whole and refuses to...
 
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
Joanna Cannon
February 2016 Debut of the Month. The title refers to a Bible quote and two 10-year old girls are greatly mystified as to its...
 
The Portable Veblen
Elizabeth McKenzie
February 2016 Debut of the Month. Whimsical yet sharp and perceptive, ‘The Portable Veblen’ is an absolute treat of a read. Veblen is eccentrically...
 
Loop of Jade
Sarah Howe
Winner of the T S Eliot Prize 2015. Winner of the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award 2015. Crossing the bounds of time, race and language, this is an enthralling exploration of self and place, of migration and...
 
Our Song
Dani Atkins
Quite simply stunning. From the moment I turned the first page, right through to the moment I finished and beyond, I have been transfixed by this beautiful yet heartrending novel. The first few pages set events in motion that will...
 
Beautiful Broken Things
Sara Barnard
February 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. 16-year-old Brightonians Caddy and Rosie have been best friends all their lives, their relationship enduring even when...
 
Rebel of the Sands
Alwyn Hamilton
February 2016 NewGen Debut of the Month. Smart-talking, sharpshooting Amani Al’Hiza is desperate to flee dead-end Dustwalk to make a better life for herself....
 
The Dark Days Club
Alison Goodman
This first novel in a trilogy of deliciously dark, supernatural page-turners set in Regency England is packed with passion, period detail and devastating demons. London, 1812, and sharp-minded, strong-spirited Lady Helen Wrexhall is about to be presented to Queen Charlotte....
 
The Loney
Andrew Michael Hurley
Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2015. Perhaps it's the sheets of rain which fall continuously on The Loney, that " wild and useless length of English coastline", a "strange nowhere between the Wyre and the Lune where Hanny...
 
The Madagaskar Plan
Guy Saville
Drawing on the Nazis' original plans for the Jews, Guy Saville has meticulously imagined a world-that-nearly-was to tell an epic tale of love, revenge and survival. 1953 and there has been no holocaust, rather all Jews have been exiled to...
 
How Not to Disappear
Clare Furniss
Hattie’s life changes forever when she meets the great aunt she never knew she had. Gloria by name, and glorious by nature, this headstrong former actress, who likes a gin sling (or three), is in the early stages of dementia....
 
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Susin Nielsen
From the author of Lovereading favourite We Are All Made of Molecules, this is another book that grips from the first chapter, a heart-breaking story that will nonetheless make readers laugh and leave them feeling better about the world....
 
I'm Travelling Alone
Samuel Bjork
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Already a bestseller in over 30 countries, this stunning Norwegian debut finally appears in English. Such was its impact elsewhere that it will now be the subject...
 
French Concession
Xiao Bai
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A rare example of contemporary Chinese crime and thriller fiction. Based in Shanghai in 1931 it provides us with an invaluable historical perspective and sense of period...
 
Pimp
Ken Bruen, Jason Starr
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. This transatlantic collaboration between two established masters of the genre, respectively from New York and Ireland, continues the dubious exploits of Max Fisher, a former drug kingpin...
 
The Philosopher Kings
Jo Walton
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A follow-up to the much acclaimed 'The Just City' from Canada-based Welsh author Walton. Fantasy with a strong philosophical bent involving the Greek Gods but not...
 
Cut Me in
Ed McBain
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. The late (and much missed) Ed McBain is best remembered for his classic 87th Precinct police procedural novels, but this timely reissue by the innovative Hard Case...
 
Honky Tonk Samurai
Joe R. Lansdale
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard are a classic pairing: Hap, an ebullient white trash rebel and former leftie, and Leonard a tough as nails and pugnacious, black and...
 
Twenty Questions for Gloria
Martyn Bedford
“Uman didn't make me do what I did. He made me realise I wanted to do it,” explains Gloria, the narrator of this absorbing psychological thriller, but both her parents and the police find this impossible to believe.
 
Allegiant
Veronica Roth
This distinctive edition of the third book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series features cover artwork from the major motion picture The Divergent Series: Allegiant, starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Ansel Elgort. This special edition also contains never-before-seen bonus content!
 
Solitude Creek
Jeffery Deaver
Feel the fear of the victims and witnesses, hear the thoughts of the cunning and extremely intimidating perpetrator, turn the final page and find yourself wanting to read it all over again… this is an explosive and riveting novel. You...
 
Perfect Daughter
Amanda Prowse
Perfect Daughter is a tender, warm-hearted read which has the ability to touch delicate issues with loving care and attention. Jacks still has dreams, she may be married, bringing up two children, be carer for her mother, scrimping and saving...
 
The Mark and the Void
Paul Murray
Claude, dull workaholic investment banker crashing around in Dublin during the financial crisis, gives us an easy guide to the collapsing world economy throughout this novel. He leads an uneventful life. Enter Paul, an author with severe writer's block who...
 
Paradise Sky
Joe R. Lansdale
East Texas pulpster Lansdale never writes a dull book and his new novel proves no exception. This latest wild tale veers sharply towards the western, albeit in a highly picaresque fashion, narrating the tale of Nat Love, a buffalo soldier,...
 
The 3rd Woman
Jonathan Freedland
A discerning, penetrating novel with a difference; there is the double edged substantial plot of a murder investigation, sitting alongside a political thriller. Originally writing under the pseudonym of Sam Bourne, the author Jonathan Freedland is an award-winning journalist....
 
Black Run
Antonio Manzini
An enthralling murder investigation set in stunning Alpine scenery where the scheming, shrewd, mercenary of a man in command appears to have materialised from the Dark Ages. Don’t be too hasty to make up your mind though, this is a...
 
The Insect Farm
Stuart Prebble
A well-known scripwriter best known until now for his comedies and an authoritative book on the Falklands War, Prebble turns to psychological drama and displays an assured hand for atmosphere and cleverly dissects deep layers of the human mind with...
 
Watch the Lady
Elizabeth Fremantle
Elizabeth Fremantle has delivered another fabulously engrossing read, her ability to bring some of the most fascinating women from the 16th century to the forefront of historical fiction is truly impressive. History declares that Penelope Devereux was much more than...
 
Palace of Treason
Jason Matthews
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Although written by an ex-CIA agent with all the right background and knowledge at his fingertips, this sequel to the electric Red Sparrow reads like pure...
 
Tainted Love
Kimberley Chambers
An audacious, fast moving, dark but oh so entertaining tale. Prepare yourself… the Butler Family are back, and we observe as they battle their way through life from 1986 to 2001. From the unwavering matriarch Queenie, to her hard as...
 
The Narrow Bed
Sophie Hannah
I honestly gurgled with delight when I discovered I was to review ‘The Narrow Bed’, then hung a ‘do not disturb’ sign on my door for the duration of the read. ‘Billy Dead Mates’ is at the centre of a...
 
Dark Places
Gillian Flynn
This is a thriller with a very dark edge, sinister and gripping. Was Libby’s brother, Ben, really responsible for the murder of their parents and will the truth be more painful to bear? A compelling read. Now a major motion...
 
The End of Law
Therese Down
A heartbreaking, penetrating and powerful work of fiction steeped in the hellish history of the T4 forced euthanasia programme of Nazi Germany. Set just before and during the Second World War ‘The End of Law’ explores the capabilities of the...
 
Coffin Road
Peter May
A masterful tale from beginning to end, quite literally unputdownable. If you are a fan of his terrific Lewis trilogy, then you’ll not be disappointed; if anything this is even better. We are still in the Outer Hebrides, now on...
 
The Book of the Crowman
Joseph D'Lacey
‘The Book of the Crowman' the second and last volume of ‘The Black Dawn’, is stirring, provocative and compelling. You most definitely need to start this journey with ‘Black Feathers’, this story needs to be told, to be heard...
 
Youth
Paolo Sorrentino
The novelisation of Youth (La Giovinezza) - an original film by Paolo Sorrentino, starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz. In a luxury spa hotel in the Swiss Alps, octogenarian friends Fred Ballinger and Mick Boyle look back on...
 
Black Feathers
Joseph D'Lacey
A darkly rich and foreboding fantasy which hovers on the frightening edge of a believable future. Set in an alternate England, so very similar to our own, volume one of ‘The Black Dawn’ focuses on two teenagers in two different...
 
Chance Developments
Alexander McCall Smith
Explore in ‘Chance Developments’ five charming and poignant short stories. I absolutely adore the premise for this little book and the stunning cover made me ooh with delight. Alexander McCall Smith has imagined a background tale to the five black...
 
The Girl in the Photograph
Kate Riordan
The suppression of women dominates this dual-time tale. Alice, a disgraced pregnant girl, is sent to the country by her mother in 1933. Fascinated by the history of the house she hides in she feels the presence of unhappy spirits....
 
The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is like nothing he's ever written before though many of the themes he likes to explore - memory, connections, how past, present and future interweave, are...
 
The Choice
Nicholas Sparks
Interestingly this man has a huge following in America but somehow we haven’t really caught on to him over here. Maybe we don’t trust men to write in this sensitive, human drama/romantic area. But trust this man, he can make...
 
Ferney
James Long
Mysterious, exciting, immensely rewarding, it is one of those memorable books that has to be among your of all-time favourites. I fell in love with this book when it was first published in 1997. It did moderately well but not...
 
Canary
Duane Swierczynski
Sarie, a young 19-years old Philadelphia bright college student is busted for possession of illegal pills kept in the jacket of a handsome friend she's in thrall of and forced to become an informer by narcotics cop Wildey. Unwilling to...
 
The Lightning Tree
Emily Woof
'A wonderful book about two people whose paths cross throughout their lives and whereas we know they should be together, they do not. Beautifully written and lightly philosophical, it is also a page-turning gem as Ursula pursues her dreams, goes...
 
Arcadia
James Treadwell
Until this final volume arrived on my doorstep, I was unaware of Treadwell's outstanding fantasy trilogy. Needless to say, I rushed to catch up with the earlier books (Advent and Anarchy). What can I say? It's wonderful and...
 
Strictly Between Us
Jane Fallon
This is a sharp, edgy and amusing foray into the relationship world. The marriage in question isMichelle and Patrick’s, however it is Tamsin, Michelle’s best friend, who tells the story. The first chapter firmly snags your attention, a jaw-dropping event...
 
40 Sonnets
Don Paterson
Winner of the Costa Poetry Award 2015. In 40 Sonnets Paterson returns to some of his central themes - contradiction and strangeness, tension and transformation, the dream world, and the divided self - in some of the most powerful and...
 
Death of a Liar
M. C. Beaton
By page 24, we have three dead bodies, one of which appears to be a compulsive liar. She cried rape on the phone to the police and wasn’t, so when she cried ‘intruder’ no one believed her. If they had...
 
The Night Manager
John le Carre
In a chilling tale of corrupt intelligence agencies, billion-dollar price tags and the truth of the brutal arms trade, John le Carre creates a claustrophobic world in which no one can be trusted. This is a special edition of le...
 
Adventures in Human Being
Gavin Francis
In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the reader on a journey through health and illness, offering insights on everything from the ribbed surface of the brain to the secret workings of the heart and the womb; from the...
 
Where My Heart Used to Beat
Sebastian Faulks
The recurring themes of Sebastian Faulks's fiction are here brought together with a new stylistic brilliance as the novel casts a long, baleful light over the century we have left behind but may never fully understand. Daring, ambitious and in...
 
Ragged Rose
Dilly Court
The heartwarming new novel from Dilly Court, the author of The Beggar Maid. With the fate of her family in her hands, Rose has to make a terrible choice. Be thrown onto the streets without a penny to her...
 
Neverhome
Laird Hunt
This is the story of Gallant Ash during two hard years of war. Married to a quiet, weak man she decides to take his place when he’s called up to defend the American Republic and goes off to war dressed...
 
The Little Shop of Happy-Ever-After
Jenny Colgan
Bestselling author Jenny Colgan returns with a hilarious, heartwarming, happy-ever-after - set in the beautiful Scottish countryside, full of loveable village characters, humour, landscapes, and warm relatable drama.
 
Jonathan Unleashed
Meg Rosoff
Jonathan Trefoil's boss is unhinged, his relationship baffling and his apartment just the wrong side of legal. His girlfriend wants to marry someone just like him - only richer and more organised with a different sense of humour. On the...
 
The High Mountains of Portugal
Yann Martel
The long-awaited new novel from the Booker Prize-winning author of the worldwide phenomenon Life of Pi. Three stories. Three broken hearts. One exploration: what is a life without stories? The High Mountains of Portugal takes the reader on a...
 
Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee
Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father...
 
The Dollmaker's Daughters
Dilly Court
This is a powerful saga set in turn-of-the-twentieth-century London from the Sunday Times bestselling author. For Ruby and Rosetta Capretti life in the slums of the East End holds little promise. Although very similar in looks they dream of very...
 
At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen
A gripping and poignant love story set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands at the end of the Second World War from the author of Water for Elephants.
 
Professor Stewart's Incredible Numbers
Ian Stewart
Ian Stewart explores the astonishing properties of numbers from 1 to10 to zero and infinity, including one figure that, if you wrote it out, would span the universe. He looks at every kind of number you can think of --...
 
Black to White
Sam Hayward
A simply told, compassionate tale, about the journey of one woman experiencing bereavement. Susie is 55 years old, her husband died six months previously, leaving her with a heartbreaking gaping hole filled with memories. With the help of friends and...
 
House of the Rising Sun
James Lee Burke
From its opening scene in revolutionary Mexico to the Battle of the Marne in 1918, and on to the bordellos and saloons of San Antonio during the reign of the Hole in the Wall Gang, House of the Rising Sun...
 
Sweet Memories of You
Ellie Dean
When Doreen barely survives a traumatic disaster whilst on leave in London, she returns home to Peggy and Cliffehaven in the hope that the love and comfort she will find there can help her recover. However, Eddie continues to be...
 
Single, Carefree, Mellow
Katherine Heiny
Displaying a light deftness of touch while highlighting a contorted darkness, these eleven short stories emphasise the more twisted and melancholy side of relationships. Plaintive hearts and minds, often shying away from reality, appear to be continuously searching for that...
 
The Bomb Girls
Daisy Styles
On an ordinary day in 1941, a letter arrives on the doormats of five young women, a letter which will change everything. Lillian is distraught. And whether she tears, hides or burns the letter the words remain the same -...
 
The Shut Eye
Belinda Bauer
Five footprints are the only sign that Daniel Buck was ever here. Yesterday they were a family just like any other: Anna and James, and their little boy, Daniel. But in one careless moment everything changed. A front door accidentally...
 
Short and Sweet
Dan Lepard
Anyone who says “I truly believe that life is improved by cake” gets my vote. Dan Lepard knows what he is about - he knows cake adds a twinkle to the day even if we have to beware too much...
 
Match Me If You Can
Michele Gorman
A fresh yet cosy and warmly romantic tale with an added extra sparkle of fun and wit. Meet three women, Catherine is divorced and spends most of her time matchmaking, her friends and housemates Rachel and Sarah decide to join...
 
Cook. Nourish. Glow.
Amelia Freer
Containing over 100 delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes, this book equips you with the skills and knowledge to improve your health while empowering you to cook with confidence. Many of us feel pressure to be perfect in the kitchen but with...
 
High Windows
Philip Larkin
A collection, which includes some of Larkin's best-known pieces ( The Old Fools, This Be the Verse, The Explosion, and the title poem) showing the preoccupation with death and transience that is so typical of the poet.
 

Last Month's Featured eBooks


Mobile Library
David Whitehouse
A misleading title to my mind for this is not a tale of literature and reading but of dysfunctional people with sad back stories. The library is a nice literary...
 
 

The Honey Diet
Mike Mcinnes
Nutrition expert and former chemist Mike McInnes here reveals the secrets of his revolutionary diet, gives a step-by-step guide to complementary meals and simple, easy resistance exercises, suitable for people...
 
 

War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
Tolstoy's beguiling masterpiece entwines love, death and determinism with Russia's war with Napoleon and its effects on those swept up by the terror it brings. This is the official BBC...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Not If I See You First
Eric Lindstrom
An incredibly uplifting, thought-provoking and sharply beautiful debut. Once I started reading, I didn’t, actually couldn’t, stop. When I turned the last page I could quite easily have turned back...
 
 

War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy
In War and Peace, Tolstoy entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and faith - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Secret Countess
Eva Ibbotson
This is a beguiling story of a young Russian countess who loses everything in her homeland but finds sanctuary in England as a house maid in an aristocratic household. The...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Magic Flutes
Eva Ibbotson
Romance and intrigue make this lyrical historical adventure an unputdownable read! When a British millionaire sets out to buy a secluded fairy tale castle set high up on a rock...
 
 

Crashing Heaven
Al Robertson
Maxim Jakubowski's January 2016 Book of the Month. A spectacular British SF debut that brings William Gibson’s cyberpunk genre to new heights...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Crooked Heart
Lissa Evans
Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. This is a completely charming and very different slice of World War Two fiction. ‘Crooked Heart’ explores the relationship of Vera,...
 
 

No Mortal Thing
Gerald Seymour
January 2016 eBook of the Month....
 
 

The Chimes
Anna Smaill
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015. A book of contrasts: charming and disturbing; exciting and slow building; post-apocalyptic and brand new....
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Girl in the Red Coat
Kate Hamer
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2015. A stunningly original debut that weaves a multitude of emotions throughout. Single parent Beth...
 
 

Don't Get Me Wrong
Marianne Kavanagh
A fascinating tale with a big heart that pulls you back and forth from 2015 to 2006. It is told mostly through the voices of rich banker Harry and a...
 
 

The One Pot Cook
Hattie Ellis
There are cookery books to look at, ones to admire, ones to impress, the others are the ones we use everyday. And I can safely say that this is...
 
 

Ruby Flynn
Nadine Dorries
The darkest sin casts the longest shadow... Ruby Flynn, set in Ireland and Liverpool, is the enthralling story of a family haunted by ancient wrongs.
 
 

Zero World
Jason M. Hough
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Peter Caswell is a killer without a conscience as after every mission his mind is wiped and...
 
 

I Hope You Dance
Beth Moran
An appealing, bitter-sweetly emotional tale about friendship and second chances. This is the second novel I’ve read by Beth Moran, she doesn't shy away from heartache or the ups and...
 
 

Cockfosters
Helen Simpson
Offers a story collection dealing with ageing, ambition and the patterns of repetition and renewal found in long friendships and marriages. In this book, the stories range through hitch-hiking in...
 
 

The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Stephen King
The ominously significant title of ‘The Bazaar of Bad Dreams’ slashes through the delicate vibrancy of the cover, summing up the contents beautifully. 18 short stories and two poems, steaming...
 
 

The Revenant
Michael Punke
Based on a true story, The Revenant is an epic tale of revenge set in the Rocky Mountains and soon to be a major motion picture, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. A...
 
 

The Danish Girl
David Ebershoff
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Tom Hooper, The Danish Girl is a shockingly original novel about one of the most unusual and...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Try Not to Breathe
Holly Seddon
January 2016 Debut of the Month. Penetrating and intense, ‘Try Not to Breathe’ is...
 
 

How it Works: The Husband
Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris
Helps grown-ups with the world about them. With large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable, this...
 
 

The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey
This is a novel that packs a punch on every page with hope and despair in equal measure alongside life and death. It will leave you gasping for breath and...
 
 

Reader Reviewed What a Way to Go
Julia Forster
January 2016 Debut of the Month. Sharp, poignant and amusing, this is a beautifully...
 
 

How it Works: The Wife
Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris
Helps grown-ups with the world about them. With large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable, this...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Our Endless Numbered Days
Claire Fuller
January 2016 Debut of the Month. One of our Books of the Year 2015....
 
 

The Words in My Hand
Guinevere Glasfurd
January 2016 Debut of the Month. A gloriously readable and emotional fictional tale based...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Good Liar
Nicholas Searle
January 2016 eBook of the Month.
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Queen's Choice
Anne O'Brien
‘The Queen’s Choice’ is a wonderfully effortless read, where historical fact blends with romance, scheming and subterfuge. Covering a period between 1396 and 1422 the story revolves around Joanna of...
 
 

The Invoice
Jonas Karlsson
With a love story and a surreal and funny tale about happiness, this book changes the way you see your life.
 
 

Jimmy and the Crawler
Raymond E. Feist
A fantastic new novella from the master of magic and adventure. Bestselling author Raymond E. Feist returns to the city of Krondor and one of his most loved characters, Jimmy...
 
 

Truthwitch
Susan Dennard
In a continent on the edge of war, two witches hold its fate in their hands...The first in The Witchlands series, Truthwitch is a brilliantly imagined coming-of-age story perfect for...
 
 

Gunner Girls and Fighter Boys
Mary Gibson
Amid the chaos of war, a route to freedom suddenly beckons and along with it, new and passionate love. But Peggy's husband is not about to let her go easily....
 
 

The Widow
Fiona Barton
Jean Taylor is the wife of a man labelled a monster. Glen Taylor was accused of heinous crimes, implicated in the disappearance of two-year-old Bella Elliot, snatched from her front...
 
 

The Autumn Republic
Brian McClellan
Truly fascinating characters set in a striking world, with an artful weaving of plot lines and locations, marks this as an impressively memorable fantasy series. If this is your first...
 
 

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Becky Chambers
When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The Wayfarer, a patched-up ship that's seen better days, offers her everything she could possibly want: a...
 
 

If I Fall, If I Die
Michael Christie
Will’s mother suffers from agoraphobia and after she lost her father, her brother and her husband she took baby Will back to her home town to protect him and shut...
 
 

The Illuminations
Andrew O'Hagan
One of our Books of the Year 2015. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015. A beautifully told story of war and dementia. Luke is serving in Afghanistan. His grandmother...
 
 

Nobody is Ever Missing
Catherine Lacey
Full of mordant humour and uncanny insights, Nobody Is Ever Missing is a startling tale of love, loss, and the dangers encountered in the search for self-knowledge. It is a...
 
 

The Convert's Song
Sebastian Rotella
A thriller with an Argentinian and a Lebanese forming a childhood friendship that carries through to their adult life. The problem is that one becomes a security guard, the other...
 
 

The Gates of Evangeline
Hester Young
When grieving mother and New York journalist Charlie Cates begins to experience vivid dreams about children after her only son passes away, she's sure that she's lost her mind. Yet...
 
 

Hidden Bodies
Caroline Kepnes
For Joe Goldberg, the line between love and murder, desire and obsession, is a narrow one...
 
 

The Great Zoo of China
Matthew Reilly
Modern-day China not only wants to dominate the financial markets but the leisure world too. They want something bigger and better than Disneyworld and so the Great Zoo is born....
 
 

Kingmaker: Broken Faith
Toby Clements
October, 1463 England is a divided nation. Bent on revenge for a past outrage, Thomas and Catherine journey to the mighty castle of Bamburgh to join a weakening king as...
 
 

Rosie's War
Kay Brellend
A compelling wartime drama from the author of The Street, perfect for fans of Pam Weaver and Kitty Neale. Rosie Gardiner is having a tough war. She's had to...
 
 

Welcome to Braggsville
T. Geronimo Johnson
A strangely original and wonderfully thought-provoking novel. By no means a simple read, the author writes in such a way as to make you think and consider. The lack of...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Looking Glass House
Vanessa Tait
‘The Looking Glass House’ is a bright, bold work of fiction, simply told yet holding a complicated ring of truth. Alice Liddell, the young inspiration for Lewis Caroll, is the...
 
 

The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness
Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris
Helps grown-ups with the world about them. With large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable, this...
 
 

The Ladybird Book of the Hangover
Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris
Helps grown-ups with the world about them. With large clear script, the careful choice of words, the frequent repetition and the thoughtful matching of text with pictures all enable, this...
 
 

Orbiting Jupiter
Gary D. Schmidt
Before meeting his new foster brother, Jack understands what he and his family are ‘getting into’. Fourteen-year-old Joseph almost killed a teacher, and he has a three-month-old daughter, Jupiter, whom...
 
 

Made to Kill
Adam Christopher
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. This first in a planned ‘LA Trilogy’, this is a romp and a half. Set anachronistically in...
 
 

Occupy Me
Tricia Sullivan
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Pearl is an angel and works for the Resistance. But, in truth, she doesn’t really know who...
 
 

The Promise of the Child
Tom Toner
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. Yet another mighty impressive Science Fictional debut from a new British writer with a background in fine...
 
 

The Bones of You
Debbie Howells
It's not the first time a book is partly narrated by a dead person observing the chaos his or her own murder has created amongst the living, but this twisty...
 
 

The Whispering City
Sara Moliner
Since the deserved worldwide success of Zafon's cultured thrillers, Barcelona has been the place to go for elegant mysteries shrouded in shades of darkness. And why not? In real...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Morning Gift
Eva Ibbotson
The story of this marvellous romance begins in Vienna, then moves to London – the gloomy, tense London of 1939 when the reception for refugees like Ruth and her family...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Art of Being Normal
Lisa Williamson
This is a sensitive, often funny and thoroughly engaging story of teenagers coming to terms with who they are. It’s easy to think in these liberal times that anything goes,...
 
 

Reader Reviewed The Furies of Rome
Robert Fabbri
Vespasian's ascent to power continues in the seventh gripping instalment of Robert Fabbri's bestselling series: Vespasian is sent to Britannia to halt a growing crisis that goes to the very...
 
 

Reader Reviewed Freedom's Child
Jax Miller
January 2016 Debut of the Month. One of our Books of the Year 2015....
 
 

Red Letter
Kate Riordan
Published ahead of Kate Riordan’s new novel The Shadow Hour, this evocative short story featuring characters from her debut The Girl in the Photograph is set in the...
 
 

The Versions of Us
Laura Barnett
Spanning the lives of a couple (and their friends, lovers and family) over several decades from Cambridge undergraduates to old age with an affection for the characters that drips off...
 
 

The Revenant
Michael Punke
THE BOOK THAT INSPIRED THE MOVIE The novel that inspired Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's epic new movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. BLOOD LOST. LIFE FOUND. Hugh Glass isn't afraid...
 
 

Disclaimer
Renee Knight
When an intriguing novel appears on Catherine's bedside table, she curls up and begins to read. But as she turns the pages she is horrified to realize she is a...
 
 

Private Sydney
James Patterson
Craig Gisto has promised Eliza Moss that his elite team at Private Sydney will investigate the disappearance of her father. After all, as CEO of a high-profile research company, Eric...
 
 

Reasons to Stay Alive
Matt Haig
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Not Quite Nice
Celia Imrie
Sunday Times Bestseller Theresa is desperate for a change. Forced into early retirement, tired of babysitting her bossy daughter's obnoxious children, she sells her house and moves to a picture-perfect...
 
 

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An intriguing thriller based in a shady hidden world of cyber-hackers. Bryn writes alternative histories and is perplexed when he discovers his bank account emptied and computer wiped, a research...
 
 

The Stealers
Charles Hall
A full on, action packed, easy reading novel about 46 year old (retired SAS) Jack Crane’s run in with a gang of car stealing crooks. This is the third Jack...
 
 

Last Sardana
Ray Harwood
Poignant, touching and expressive, ‘Last Sardana’ is a family drama set in Spain when modern tourism was in its infancy. This is book one in a series and the story...
 
 

Sea Music
Briege Brannigan
A family mystery lies dormant, awaiting discovery in this sorrowful family drama. 29 year old Jess journeys to Northumberland after suffering a tragedy in her life, when she visits a...
 
 

Sardana Encore
Ray Harwood
Sardana Encore welcomes the reader back like an old friend...Peter’s architectural ability removed him from his Spanish homeland, spiriting him off to London and a brief sojourn in Malaysia; yet...
 
 
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