JAM Jake Wallis Simons
April 2014 Book of the Month.
A clever, absorbing story of choices and opportunities, brought about on an enforced break from the real world during a Sunday evening traffic jam. The first chapter... Format: Paperback - Released: 18/03/2014
How to Fall in Love Cecelia Ahern
April 2014 Book of the Month.
Christine, very conscientiously, runs an employment agency where she takes a great interest in her clients, attempting to assist them in every way she can. She is... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Arms Wide Open Tom Winter
April 2014 Book of the Month.
A novel of family, identity and aging. Jack and Meredith are non-identical twins of a single mum now rapidly falling into dementia. Their father died before they... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2014
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving Jonathan Evison
April 2014 Book of the Month.
An American road trip with a difference. Our travelling companions are a surly, wheelchair bound teenager, Trev, with muscular dystrophy and his damaged carer, Ben, a man... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Northanger Abbey Val McDermid
April 2014 Book of the Month.
A modern re-imagining of the Gothic Classic Northanger Abbey by the bestselling crime author Val McDermid. The second book in The Austen Project. In Val's trademark style... Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
Other Featured Books this Month
The Ruby Slippers Keir Alexander
April 2014 MEGA Debut of the Month.
A remarkable and thought-provoking debut novel, whichimmediately becomes acompulsive read. Written with great eloquence, the tale transports you... Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2014
Beautiful Day Kate Anthony
April 2014 Debut of the Month.
A gorgeously generous, warm-hearted read, which will hold your hand as you face a poignant wave of emotions. Take... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Indiscretion Charles Dubow
April 2014 Debut of the Month.
A classy, sophisticated and enjoyable read, Indiscretion is almost a misnomer for this book as whilst the... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
In Bloom Matthew Crow
April 2014 Debut of the Month.
As funny as it is moving, this is wonderfully vibrant and life-affirming story as told by fifteen year old... Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2014
Good Kings, Bad Kings Susan Nussbaum
April 2014 Debut of the Month.
Set in a USA home for physically and mentally challenged children and told using the alternating voices of seven people (three are disabled youngsters, three are... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
Everything Beautiful Began After Simon Van Booy
This is a truly exceptional novel. It's a love story set in Athens in which three very different people meet up and their lives will become defined by their actions in that long hot summer. Incredibly atmospheric of both time... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2014
Fangirl Rainbow Rowell
An utterly captivating love story about opening your heart by major US bestselling author, Rainbow Rowell, whose debut novel in the UK, Eleanor & Park was a huge hit and her ever-growing legion of fans here in the UK... Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2014
Amy and Matthew Cammie McGovern
Deeply romantic, this is a moving love story that will leave readers thinking afresh about being different. Amy is clearly different; wheelchair bound and speaking though a computer she fights hard to be fully integrated with her high school peers.... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
Ghostwritten Isabel Wolff
Stolen childhoods and harrowing memories haunt lives in this moving and fascinating novel. Written with tremendous compassion and eloquence, the author reveals two tales, two time frames, two tragedies and two guilt-ridden women seeking redemption. The different time frames work... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
Half Bad Sally Green
Important questions are posed in this richly imagined and fast-paced supernatural thriller with big themes at its heart. Nathan lives in a world that is very similar to our own. But it has one very big difference: there is a... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2014
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
Full to the brim with ready wit and arch social commentary, this amusing and intelligent book is as relevant today as it was when published nearly 200 years ago. If you haven't previously read any of Austen’s works, this is... Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014
Lost and Found Tom Winter
A charming and poignant debut that draws you into the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. A widowed postman approaching retirement and a woman trapped in a loveless marriage form an unusual bond through a series of ‘undeliverable’ letters. With a... Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2013
My Last Duchess Daisy Goodwin
With its lavish period detail, gossip below stairs, and intrigue above My Last Duchess is a genuine genre buster that has the potential to appeal to the widest possible audience. Stylish and atmospheric of time and place it's also full... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/01/2011
Precious Thing Colette McBeth
This is a seriously good, spooky book with great characterisation and a tremendous build of tension. It’s about revenge and deceit and centres on two girls brought up by single parents, one advantaged, one sadly not. The girls were school... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
The List Joanna Bolouri
Phoebe Henderson may be single but she sure doesn't feel fabulous. It's been a year since she found her boyfriend Alex in bed with another woman, and multiple cases of wine and extensive relationship analysis with best friend Lucy have... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
He's the One Katie Price
Can you ever forget your first love? Liberty Evans hasn't. She has a beautiful daughter, a successful career as an actress, and she's married to one of Hollywood's most powerful directors. But behind the glamour, things are not what they... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
The Time of Our Lives Jane Costello
Three best friends. One five-star hotel. Will it be the holiday of a lifetime ...? Imogen and her friends Meredith and Nicola have had their fill of budget holidays, cattle-class flights and 6 a.m. offensives for a space by the... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
Perfect Rachel Joyce
Summer, 1972: In the claustrophobic heat, eleven-year-old Byron and his friend begin 'Operation Perfect', a hapless mission to rescue Byron's mother from impending crisis. Winter, present day: As frost creeps across the moor, Jim cleans tables in the local cafe,... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Bring Me Home Alan Titchmarsh
The author of eight top ten bestselling novels including Folly and The Haunting, Alan Titchmarsh's new novel moves to the Scottish Highlands and has an involving family mystery at its heart. It is the perfect escapist read for fans of... Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2014
Carry You Beth Thomas
For you mum. This is all for you For anyone who has loved, lost or found it hard to let go, CARRY YOU will make you laugh, cry and celebrate your best friends. Perfect for fans of Marian Keyes and... Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
One Night in Italy Lucy Diamond
If journalist Anna had to write up the story of her own life, it wouldn't make for a great headline: Dull Journo Has Dull Boyfriend! The only mystery in Anna's life is that she's never known who her dad is... Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2014
Soldiers' Wives Fiona Field
This page-turning soap opera interweaves the stories of three women trying to get to grips with military life. Chrissie, orphaned young, finds solace in her career as a medic in the regiment, but will love for a married... Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
A Place to Call Home Carole Matthews
In the dead of night, Ayesha takes her daughter, Sabina, and slips quietly from her home, leaving behind a life of full of pain. Boarding a coach to London, all Ayesha wants is a fresh start. Hayden, a former popstar,... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
If I Could Turn Back Time Nicola Doherty
If you love Lindsey Kelk and Mhairi McFarlane's YOU HAD ME AT HELLO, you'll love this book...What if you found The One, then lost him again? Or not so much lost him as became the neurotic, needy girlfriend from hell.... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Gloria Kerry Young
Jamaica, 1938. Gloria Campbell is sixteen years old when a single violent act changes her life forever. She and her younger sister flee their hometown to forge a new life in Kingston. As all around them the city convulses with... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Fire and Brimstone Colin Bateman
When billionaire's daughter Alison Wolff disappears following a massacre at a party, nobody knows if she has been kidnapped or killed. Dan Starkey is hired to find the missing student but instead is drawn into a violent struggle between rival... Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014
Dance until Dawn Berni Stevens
Do you Believe in Love After Life? At 25, West-End dancer, Ellie Wakefield should be having the time of her life. The only problem is, ever since waking up in a leaky cellar belonging to three hundred year old vampire,... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2013
Turning Forty Mike Gayle
How to turn forty: 1. Set yourself a personal challenge. 2. Clear wardrobe of all age inappropriate clothing. 3. Relax. How not to turn forty: 1. Have a complete meltdown ...High flier Matt Beckford's sole ambition is to turn forty... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
Confessions of a Wild Child Jackie Collins
Who is Lucky Saint? She's a fifteen year old wild child who discovered her mother's murdered body floating in the family swimming pool when she was only five years old. In Confessions of a Wild Child you will follow Lucky... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Campari for Breakfast Sara Crowe
Life is full of terrible things. Ghosts of dead relatives, heartbreak ...burnt toast. In 1987, Sue Bowl's world changes for ever. Her mother dies, leaving her feeling like she's lost a vital part of herself. And then her father shacks... Format: Hardback - Released: //--
Boys and Girls Joseph Connolly
Susan wants another husband. Which comes as a shock to the current one. 'But not instead of you, Alan, my sugar - as well as. You see?' Yet once Susan has brazenly commandeered her boss's rich, elderly hand, Alan finds... Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2014
All the Things You are Clemency Burton-Hill
When New York journalist Natasha Bernstein loses her job and discovers her fiance has been keeping a dark secret, her world collapses. Turning to her family, she takes inspiration from her formidable grandmother Esther, who runs a community centre in... Format: Paperback - Released: 10/04/2014
Fly Away Kristin Hannah
Celebrity news reporter and presenter, Tully Hart, has hit rock bottom. Kate Ryan had been her best friend for more than thirty years. They'd lived, laughed, danced and cried together. Kate had been her anchor, and now Tully was cast... Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2014
Deep Blue Sea Tasmina Perry
Passionate. Explosive. Impossible to put down. Tasmina Perry is back with her most spectacular novel yet. Beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret...Diana and Julian Denver have the world at their feet. With a blissful marriage, a darling son... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/03/2014
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It's Raining Men Milly Johnson
Winner of the Romantic Comedy Category Romantic Novel of the Year at the RNA Awards 2014.
Best friends May, Lara and Clare are desperate for a holiday. They have been dreaming...
The One Plus One Jojo Moyes
March 2014 MEGA Book of the Month.
JoJo Moyes is an incredible writer whose ability to depict modern life...
Still Life with Bread Crumbs Anna Quindlen
Longlisted for the 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two is a...
The Key to It All Joanna Rees
When five random people simultaneously receive 'the key', they don't realize that their lives are about to change forever. Shrouded in secrecy, the mysterious silver key is delivered to each...
Bad Brides Rebecca Chance
Two brides. One prize. Who will come out on top? Milly Gamble is an up-and-coming actress, and the perfect English flower child. At 23, she's always been cast as the...
The Summer at the Lake Erica James
March 2014 Book of the Month.
A hit-and-run accident knocking Floriana off her bicycle introduces her to two saviours, one old lady Esme,...
Diary of an Unsmug Married Polly James
Meet Molly Bennett. Married to Max and mother to two warring teenagers, she's just 'celebrated' a significant birthday. Bridget Jones would call Molly a smug married . So why doesn't...
All That is Solid Melts into Air Darragh McKeon
Russia, 1986. In a run-down apartment block in Moscow, a nine-year-old piano prodigy practices silently for fear of disturbing the neighbours. In a factory on the outskirts of the city,...
Beauty Sarah Pinborough
BEAUTY is a beautifully illustrated re-telling of the Sleeping Beauty story which takes all the elements of the classic fairytale that we love (the handsome prince, the ancient curse, the...
Blossom Street Brides Debbie Macomber
This is a weddings novel in the Blossom Street series from international bestseller Debbie Macomber. Does the perfect wedding make the perfect marriage? As three very different women meet in...
Cat Out of Hell Lynne Truss
By acclaimed storyteller Lynne Truss, author of the bestselling Eats, Shoots and Leaves, the mesmerising tale of a cat with nine lives, and a relationship as ancient as time itself...
First Love James Patterson
When Axi Moore decides to take a road trip across the US, the only person she wants to go with her is her best friend Robinson - who she also...
A Heart Bent Out of Shape Emylia Hall
From the author of The Book of Summers, picked for Richard & Judy's 2012 summer book club, comes the story of a first love, a terrible tragedy, a snow-filled paradise;...
The Little Beach Street Bakery Jenny Colgan
Polly Waterford is recovering from a toxic relationship. Unable to afford their flat, she has to move miles away from everyone, to a sleepy little seaside resort in Cornwall, where...
The Perfect Affair Claire Dyer
What happens if you fall in love with the wrong person? Rose knows only too well the exhilaration and devastation of loving a married man. So she watches with a...
The Perfect Match Katie Fforde
This is the wonderful new novel from the RNA award winning and Sunday Times bestselling author of A French Affair. Three years ago Bella Castle left her home town nursing...
Power Play Danielle Steel
A devoted single mother with life-changing decisions to make, Fiona Carson has proven herself as CEO of a multibillion-dollar high-tech company, but she still has to meet the challenges of...
Run to You Rachel Gibson
The scorching hot love story of two troubled hearts from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Gibson, author of Rescue Me and Nothing But Trouble. Ex-marine Beau Junger likes fast...
Take Mum Out Fiona Gibson
What do you need a boyfriend for? You're a mum. Fiona Gibson returns with a laugh-out-loud read, sharply observed and full of dating disasters. Three blind dates Two teenage boys...
Until the End of Time Danielle Steel
Bill is a dedicated young lawyer working in New York. He leaves everything he trained for to follow his dream to become a minister in rural Wyoming. Jenny, his fashion...
The Holiday Home Fern Britton
The family has been going down to the lovely old house in Cornwall for years. Now the girls are grown with a teenager each and mum and dad, Dorothy and...
The Madness Alison Rattle
March 2014 New Gen Book of the Month.
A heartbreaking love story set at the Victorian seaside. Crippled Marnie, daughter to a ‘dipper’,...
Eden in Winter Richard North Patterson
Two months after the suspicious and much-publicized death of his father on the island of Martha's Vineyard, it is taking all of Adam Blaine's character to suture the deep wounds...
With All My Love Patricia Scanlan
This sensitively portrays the rift between two families and how a vicious act can open up past hurts. The book follows three generations as they begin to repair their relationships...
Flight to Coorah Creek Janet Gover
What happens when you can fly, but you just can't hide? Only Jessica Pearson knows the truth when the press portray her as the woman who betrayed her lover to...
A Long Way Down Nick Hornby
A Long Way Down - Nick Hornby's hilarious bestseller now a major motion picture starring Pierce Brosnan. '
The Month Before's Featured Books
Golden Boy Abigail Tarttelin
February 2014 Debut of the Month.
This controversial book dealing with issues of identity, gender and sexuality and freedom of the press is...
The Memory Book Rowan Coleman
This has all the ingredients required to curl up with and savour. Compelling in its originality, heart-breaking in its sadness yet so uplifting it will also make your heart soar....
Benediction Kent Haruf
One long last summer for Dad Lewis in his beloved town, Holt, Colorado. As old friends pass in and out to voice their farewells and good wishes, Dad's wife and...
Survivor Lesley Pearse
Lesley Pearse, No.1 bestselling author of The Promise and Belle is back with Survivor, the story of Mariette, a born fighter. It is 1938 and Mariette Carrera is a defiant,...
A French Affair Katie Fforde
The deliciously romantic novel from the RNA award winning and Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author of Recipe for Love. Gina and Sally Makepiece have inherited a stall in the...
It Felt Like a Kiss Sarra Manning
Ellie Cohen is living her dream. A great job at an exclusive Mayfair art gallery, loyal mates, loving family, and really, really good hair. Well, there's the famous rock-star father...
A Little Love Amanda Prowse
Everybody needs a little love in their lives...Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe...
The Make-Up Girl Andrea Semple
Hi. My name's Faith and I'm living the London dream. I work in a fabulous PR company, have tons of thin, glamorous friends (not quite as glamorous as I am,...
Perfect Wives Emma Hannigan
'A wonderful, magical storyteller' Cathy Kelly. Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy, a heartwarming novel of love, friendship and coming home from the Irish bestseller...When actress Jodi Ludlum returns to...
Secret Lives Diane Chamberlain
Disillusioned actress Eden Riley leaves a life of Hollywood glamour, and a broken marriage, to return to her mother's childhood home in rural Virginia. Eden is full of questions about...
Spare Brides Adele Parks
Damaged and beautiful, they were the generation who lost so much and became 'spare brides'. The richly compelling and emotional new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Adele Parks is...
Tell Me Tomorrow Lynda Bellingham
Meredith Lee is one of the most successful women in television. She has a daytime show that has an audience of millions. She seems to have it all. But behind...
The Vintage Girl Hester Browne
When Evie Nicholson is asked to visit Kettlesheer Castle in Scotland to archive the family heirlooms, she jumps at the chance. Evie's passion for antiques means that, for her, the...
The Visitors Sally Beauman
Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922 to recover from the typhoid that killed her mother, eleven-year-old Lucy is caught up in the intrigue and excitement that surrounds the obsessive hunt...
Wedding Night Sophie Kinsella
Lottie is tired of long-term boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. When her old boyfriend Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get married if they...
Where Evil Waits Kate Brady
'Kate Brady's debut novel is everything romantic suspense should be: scary, sexy, pulse-pounding, and page-turning. Remarkable characters, pitch-perfect pacing, and a memorable villain make One Scream Away a standout book....
The Wind is Not a River Brian Payton
A fight for survival. April 1943. In the bloody turmoil of war, John Easley, a journalist mourning his lost brother, is driven to expose a hidden and growing conflict: the...
Made in Essex Laura Ziepe
Life is pretty good for Jade. She's happily settled with her gorgeous boyfriend Sam and the bikini business she's set up with her best friend Kelly is going from strength...
Take a Chance Abbi Glines
When Harlow Manning's rocker father goes on tour, he sends her to Rosemary Beach, Florida, to live with her half-sister, Nan. The problem: Nan despises her. Harlow has to keep...
The Lemon Grove Helen Walsh
One hot summer. One week in a villa on the outskirts of Deia, a village nestling in the rugged, mountainous west coast of the island of Mallorca. One family where...