The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot

This truly beautiful feel-good novel champions friendship as 17 and 83 year-olds Lenni and Margot meet in hospital.

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Psychopaths Anonymous

This darkly provocative and original novel plunges the reader into addiction, obsession, and murder.

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Vanity Project

The sumptuous, photo-packed rags-to-glad-rags story of a plumber-turned illustrious celebrity stylist.

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Becoming Mr Nice

Featuring a staggering depth of visual archival material curated by his daughter, this makes the perfect companion to the one and only Howard Marks’ Mr Nice autobiography.

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Murder Under Her Skin

Step right up! A circus sits centre stage in this vividly realised and captivating historical crime novel set in small town America.

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The Girl with the Louding Voice

A beautiful, powerful, emotional debut.

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Christmas at the Island Hotel

Set on a Scottish island this lovely Christmas romance wraps gentle humour, beautiful relationships, and spark filled plot up in the most deliciously warming hug.

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The Girl with the Louding Voice

A beautiful, powerful, emotional debut.

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The Ex-Husband

Set on a super yacht cruising the Caribbean, this addictive, atmospheric thriller reels with ghosts and grubby secrets from the past.

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Skin of the Sea

West African mythology meets The Little Mermaid in a mesmerising fantasy fascinatingly entwined with the tragic history of the Transatlantic Slave trade

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Bad Girls Never Say Die

Sisterhood across social divides and self-determination underpin this powerful gender-flipped re-invention of The Outsiders

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Christmas for Beginners

The BRAND NEW Christmas read from the bestselling author The gloriously festive sequel to readers' favourite and Sunday Times bestselling novel Happiness for Beginners SPEND THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR AT HOPE FARM . . . Christmas is fast approaching at the new Hope Farm.

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The Visitors

A war widow searches for closer links to her husband in this eloquent, thoughtful, and beautifully expressive novel.

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How to Raise a Global Citizen

How to Raise a Global Citizen is a practical, straightforward handbook for raising emotionally intelligent, socially conscious, and globally minded citizens of a better world.

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CO Specs: Recipes & Histories of Classic Cocktails

Stylish in form and content, this A-Z encyclopaedia of 200 classic cocktails serves up intriguing origin stories alongside inspiring recipes.

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Stop at Nothing

A twisting, chilling crime thriller reeling with family friction and psychological intrigue.

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Wish You Were Here

We declare this a must-read. Striking, eloquent, and thought-provoking, this story charts a relationship during the early months of the pandemic.

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The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot

This truly beautiful feel-good novel champions friendship as 17 and 83 year-olds Lenni and Margot meet in hospital.

Book Cover for The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

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Defenestrate

Family fissures, family myths, mental illness and finding roots after falling, this remarkable novel makes for a mesmerising, moving read.


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