George Eliot (real name Mary Anne Evans) born 1819. Whilst writing she invented the recipe for Marmalade Brompton Cake which for a time was most popular cake in England. Middlemarch was published in 1871. Read books by George Eliot
The House of Hades Rick Riordan
November 2014 Book of the Month.
The powerful forces of the gods, demi-gods and monster shape this action packed adventure in which danger lurks in... Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
The Blood of Olympus Rick Riordan
November 2014 Book of the Month.
Another awesome epic from Rick Riordan who has created a vibrant and compelling landscape for adventure hewn from Greek... Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2014
Other Featured Books this Month
Brothers in Blood Simon Scarrow
Another excellent Macro and Cato adventure. Having been involved in the political machinations in Rome, the two friends are advised to go (are sent?) to Britain where the fight there is to subdue Caractacus. He is cleverly avoiding battle by... Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
The Long Sword Christian Cameron
Pisa, May 1364. Sir William Gold - newly knighted on the battlefield outside the gates of Florence - can look forward to a lucrative career as a sword for hire in the endless warring between Italy's wealthy city states. But... Format: Hardback - Released: 20/11/2014
The Empty Throne Bernard Cornwell
The new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one bestselling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. The forces of Wessex and Mercia have united against the Danes, but... Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014
For Valour Andy McNab
When a young trooper is shot in the head at the Regiment's renowned Killing House, Nick Stone is perfectly qualified to investigate the mysterious circumstances more deeply. He has just returned from Moscow - still trying to come to terms... Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2014
The Death Trade Jack Higgins
THE NEW HIGGINS HAS LANDED! One man with the key to Armageddon. One chance for Sean Dillon to find him. The hunt is on, in the mesmerizing new Sean Dillon thriller of murder, terrorism and revenge from the Sunday Times... Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014
Pyramid David Gibbins
Fans of Dan Brown and Clive Cussler will be unable to resist this thrilling new Jack Howard action adventure from Sunday Times bestseller David Gibbins. Underwater archaeologist Jack Howard is back with a dangerous mission to uncover a shocking secret... Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2014
Havana Storm Clive Cussler
Dirk Pitt returns in Havana Storm, the thrilling new novel from the grand master of adventure and No.1 New York Times bestselling author, Clive Cussler. While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that may ultimately threaten the United... Format: Hardback - Released: 06/11/2014
Hunt the Jackal Don Mann, Ralph Pezzullo
An action-packed military thriller for fans of Chris Ryan and Andy McNab. When a Senator's wife and teenage daughter are kidnapped, Crocker and SEAL Team Six are sent to the cities of Mexico and the jungles of South and Central... Format: Paperback - Released: 23/10/2014
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Command Authority Tom Clancy
Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan. Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was...
The Emperor's Knives Anthony Riches
The seventh novel in Anthony Riches' acclaimed Empire sequence brings Marcus Aquila back to Rome, hunting the men who destroyed his family. But the revenge he craves may cost him...
The Lost Hero Rick Riordan
When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods...
The Son of Neptune Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But...
The Mark of Athena Rick Riordan
Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship. She...
The Last Viking Berwick Coates
With the death of Edward the Confessor, the crown of England is hanging in the balance. And in the north Harald Hadrada, the Norwegian Viking leader, is determined to take...
Hunter-killer Chris Ryan
Following a suicide bombing in central London, SAS hero Danny Black is recruited to be part of an assassination squad, directed by a joint MI5/MI6/CIA committee and tasked with hunting...