Samuel Johnson, died 1784, in London. His best-known work was published in 1755 after nine years of work. Johnson's Dictionary of the English Language had a far-reaching impact on Modern English.
Like Sarah Winman?...You'll Love Angela Jackson Back to top
When God Was a Rabbit Sarah Winman
One of our Debuts of the Year 2011.
Winner of the Galaxy New Writer of the Year Award 2011.
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Paperback of the Year 2011.
An utterly charming family saga with an eccentric mix of slightly strange people. A... Format: Paperback - Released: 12/05/2011
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The Kingmaker's Daughter Philippa Gregory
4th instalment of the fascinating Cousins’ War series again, cleverly blending fact and fiction together to bring to life the riveting story of Anne Neville, youngest daughter of the ruthless Earl of Warwick, the most powerful magnate in 15th century... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
The Queen Of Four Kingdoms HRH Princess Michael, of Kent
October 2013 Book of the Month.
A time of high stakes and high risk; this dramatic period of English and French history is captivatingly brought to life as it is told through the... Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2013
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson
Maybe you still haven't read it yet, annoyed by the tsunami of raves the book has been getting. Don't be prejudiced, the opening novel of the Millennium trilogy is still the best of the bunch. An unforgettable character, a deviously-engineered... Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2008
The Abomination Jonathan Holt
The opening volume of the Carnivia Trilogy is a fascinating story which blends an intriguing Dan Brown-like conspiracy mystery, Venice-set crime procedural tropes with a splendidly-drawn Italian female investigator who is paired up with a butch American Army sleuth and... Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2013
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Restless William Boyd
I am an enormous fan of William Boyd although some of his novels are a little disappointing. Not this one. I must admit I was surprised to discover that it is actually just a spy story … but what a... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2012
Expo 58 Jonathan Coe
The master of social satire turns to the Cold War for his latest comedy and has the hapless Thomas Foley way out of his depth in a Brussels staging the first world fair since the Second World War. That... Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
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Harvesting the Heart Jodi Picoult
Jodi Picoult’s latest offering, Harvesting the Heart, sees new mother Paige struggling with being a parent. Doubting her ability to cope and haunted by the fact that her own mother left her when she was only five, she wonders whether... Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
The Husband's Secret Liane Moriarty
One of our Books of the Year 2013.
Cecilia finds a letter in her husband’s writing with “For my wife – to be opened only in the event of my death”. Very foolishly Cecilia opens it. Tess’s husband has fallen for... Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
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Complicit Nicci French
Bonnie Graham is in her friend's flat. She is alone, except for the dead body lying in a pool of blood. What happened? What will she do? And is any or all of it her fault? What was meant to... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2011
The Cruellest Game Hilary Bonner
THE LIE WAS JUST THE BEGINNING ...Marion Anderson lives the perfect life. She has a beautiful home, a handsome and loving husband, and an intelligent and caring son. But as easily as perfect lives are built, they can also be... Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
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Whatever it Takes Adele Parks
In her emotionally powerful and unputdownable new novel Adele Parks, Sunday Times bestselling author of ABOUT LAST NIGHT, asks the question: what if love's not enough? Eloise Hamilton is a Londoner born and bred, so it is a momentous day... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
Lifesaving for Beginners Ciara Geraghty
Kat Kavanagh is not in love. She has lots of friends, an ordinary job, and she never ever thinks about her past. This is Kat's story. None of it is true. Milo McIntyre loves his mam, the peanut-butter-and-banana muffins at... Format: Paperback - Released: 11/04/2013
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The Gods of Atlantis David Gibbins
October 2011 eBook of the Month.
A thrilling standalone sequel to Atlantis, David Gibbins' international bestseller of high-action adventure, marine archaeology and the exploration of one of history's most fascinating and enduring... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/10/2011
The Labyrinth of Osiris Paul Sussman
Although struggling with personal tragedy and immersed in a case of his own - mysterious well poisonings in the Eastern Desert - Khalifa agrees to do some digging. What he discovers will change both men's lives for ever. As their... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
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