Bertrand Russell, born in Monmouthshire, 1872. English philosopher, mathematician, historian, social reformist, and pacifist. He is best known for the work Principia Mathematica, an attempt to ground mathematics on logic. Read Principia Mathematica
Read the opening extract of the brand new Michel Rostain book before its publication on 23/05/2013
Golden Boy Abigail Tarttelin
May 2013 Debut of the Month.
This controversial book dealing with issues of identity, gender and sexuality and freedom of the press is set to... Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2013
Ambition Julie Burchill
Oh the excitement in the office when we heard that Ambition was being reissued 24 years on from its original publication. This rude, raunchy, sleazy, addictively readable, guilty pleasure still has... Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
The Wedding Diary Margaret James
From the author of a successful historical romance trilogy, this is a charming, funny and delightful read about silver linings and second chances.
A 'Piece of Passion' from the publisher...
'The Wedding Diary is a departure from Margaret James’ gritty trilogy about... Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
Summer Lies Bernhard Schlink
From Bernhard Schlink, the internationally best-selling author of The Reader, come seven provocative and masterfully calibrated stories. Tender yet unsentimental, achingly personal yet utterly universal, Summer Lies asks what it means to love, to deceive and ultimately, to be... Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2013
Billy and Me Giovanna Fletcher
A potentially predictable 'girl meets boy' chick-lit standard is pulled up by its bootstraps into a highly enjoyable, bitter sweet, romantic story. Working in a local tea shop Sophie May is happy with her lot and the support she has... Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2013
The Cleaner of Chartres Salley Vickers
A captivating, magical and slightly sinister story of secrets, forgiveness, loss and love. It’s the perfect book for readers who loved Joanne Harris' Chocolat. No one knows where the mysterious cleaner came from, and she is happy to hide... Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2013
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams Jenny Colgan
Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Novel of the Year 2013.
Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Romantic Comedy Novel Award 2013.
Full of warmth, humour and fun, and a homage to Refreshers, Spangles and Star Bars. Rosie leaves a busy... Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012
A Cornish Affair Liz Fenwick
Following on from her bestselling debut, The Cornish House, Liz Fenwick's A Cornish Affair is touched with intrigue and romance, a bewitching, escapist read that is certain to delight readers. Jude runs out of church, before her marriage and... Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2013
Fisher of Men Pam Rhodes
A heart-warming comedy of manners with real spiritual resonance and depth. Who would have thought a sleepy country village could hold so many colourful characters, thorny issues and be such a social minefield? Kind, earnest and shy Revd Neil Fisher... Format: Paperback - Released: 22/03/2013
The Conception of Zachary Muse Jason Hinojosa
This compelling, allegorical tale of the transformative power of nature, the devastatingly positive and negative effects of love and the power of feminine beauty is frankly hard to categorise. The writing is evocative and lyrical and the story has more... Format: Book - Released: 26/02/2013
A Cottage by the Sea Carole Matthews
Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick forever. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has stood the test of time. When Ella invites them to stay for a week in her... Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Idiopathy Sam Byers
This bitterly humorous debut is a novel of love, narcissism, and ailing cattle. Katherine has given up trying to be happy. Her cynical wit repels the people she wants to attract, and attracts the people she knows she should repel.... Format: Hardback - Released: 25/04/2013
The Summer House Santa Montefiore
Antoinette's world has fallen apart: her husband, the man she has loved for as long as she can remember, has died tragically in an accident. He was her rock, the man she turned to for love and support, the man... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2013
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Happy Families Janey Fraser
Bobbie’s at the end of her tether. Her children don’t listen to a word she says and her husband is never home. Even worse, her mother is bringing a new...
You Had Me at Hello Mhairi McFarlane
Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Contemporay Romantic Novel Award 2013.
This witty, funny book is a story about second chances; can they work or should you let sleeping dogs lie?...
The Boy Who Fell to Earth Kathy Lette
Meet Merlin. He's Lucy's bright, beautiful son - who just happens to be autistic. Since Merlin's father left them in the lurch, Lucy has made Merlin the centre of her...
An Absolute Deception Lesley Lokko
April 2013 Book of the Month.
Glamour, fashion, power, hidden secrets from the past… it’s all here in this 7th exciting and engaging...
Midnight in Austenland A Novel Shannon Hale
Charlotte Kinder is in need of true escape when she heads from Ohio to Pembrook Park, a Jane Austen-themed retreat in the British countryside. But as it turns out, this...
A Stitch in Time Amanda James
Sarah is a disillusioned history teacher deserted by her husband and caught in her dull life. Enter John. John is a 'Time Needle' who is looking for a 'Stitch' -...
Not without You Harriet Evans
An intriguing and compelling read, evoking the glamorous facade of Hollywood and the fickle nature of fame, from the Sunday Times bestselling author who has been described as Rosamunde...
The Cornish House Liz Fenwick
A gorgeously sprawling, emotional debut, about starting a new life in a beautiful, crumbling old house in Cornwall. Perfect for fans of Rosamunde Pilcher. Artist Maddie loses her husband...
The Art of Leaving Anna Stothard
Leaving has always come naturally to Eva Elliott. The daughter of a pilot,she spent her childhood leaving schools and cities. Now an adult, she enjoys the thrill of saying goodbye...
Better Together Sheila O'Flanagan
The fabulously addictive new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. When high-flying journalist Sheridan Gray loses her job, her boyfriend and her flat, she knows she must pick...
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...
The Wish List Jane Costello
There are six months left of Emma Reiss's twenties...and she has some unfinished business. Emma and her friends are about to turn thirty, and for Emma it's a defining moment....
Dearest Rose Rowan Coleman
Winner of the Romantic Novelists' Association Epic Romantic Novel Award 2013.
When Rose Pritchard turns up on the doorstep of a Cumbrian B&B it is her last resort. She and her...
I've Got Your Number Sophie Kinsella
I've lost it. :( The only thing in the world I wasn't supposed to lose. My engagement ring. It's been in Magnus' family for three generations. And now, the very...
The Storyteller Jodi Picoult
Once again Jodi Picoult doesn’t shy away from controversial subject matter, this time the Holocaust, using it as the emotional backbone to a compelling, arresting story of the cruelty and...
The Power Trip Jackie Collins
A Russian billionaire and his state of the art yacht. His beautiful and sexy supermodel girlfriend. And five dynamic, powerful and famous couples invited on the yacht's maiden voyage. A...
Good Husband Material Trisha Ashley
Another warm, wise and witty offering from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. James is everything Tish has ever wanted in a husband - she's married a man who even her...
The Rose Petal Beach Dorothy Koomson
Every love story has a dangerous twist. Tamia Challey is horrified when her husband, Scott, is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything...
The Month Before's Featured Books
Up Close Henriette Gyland
December 2012 Debut of the Month.
Lots of drama in this exciting Norfolk-based romance with possible murder, damaged people and family secrets to...
Move Over Darling Christine Stovell
Another satisfying romantic read from the publisher Choc Lit. Ex-management consultant Coralie runs away from her stressed life to west Wales to set up a new business making and selling...
Dream a Little Dream Sue Moorcroft
Familiar characters from Starting Over and All That Mullarkey are brought in, as two ambitious people clash over a work prospect. You know it’s all going to be...
The Mummyfesto Linda Green
Sam's youngest son has an incurable disease, Jackie is desperate for another child and her mum is struggling with Alzheimers, Anna's teenagers - and marriage - are in danger of...
The Honey Queen Cathy Kelly
Friendship and beekeeping come together in a beautiful Irish setting for Cathy Kelly’s latest well observed, heartwarming book. A new arrival to the beautiful town of Redstone uses the lessons...
Never Google Heartbreak Emma Garcia
March 2013 Debut of the Month.
A bittersweet, refreshingly honest and achingly funny romantic comedy. After her boyfriend calls off their engagement, for...
Grace Grows Shelle Sumners
A charming, romantic, engaging and funny debut of mismatched people finding happiness. Grace, 27, happy and settled - or so she thinks until she (literally) bumps into wanna be rock...
A French Affair Katie Fforde
Gina and Sally Makepiece have inherited a stall in the French House - an antiques centre nestled in the heart of the English countryside. Gina is determined to drag the...
Another Country Anjali Joseph
Excelling at character and with a laser sharp interest in small details that brings scenes to life, her follow-up novel to the award winning Saraswati Park tells the story...