Top 10 most popular books on Lovereading 15 - 22 January 2017

By peter on 23rd January 2017

Lovereading.co.uk Top 10

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The Bone Field The Bone Field Simon Kernick January 2017 Book of the Month. A series? By Simon Kernick? Yes please! Two faces, who were unknown to each other in previous books, join forces in this powerful, fast moving and intoxicating tale. Trouble starts to hunt Ray Mason down ... Download free opening extract
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The Chilbury Ladies' Choir The Chilbury Ladies' Choir Jennifer Ryan An engaging and charmingly bittersweet slice of fiction set during the Second World War. In a Kent village during 1940, the vicar closes the choir, as the ladies of the village start their own choir, the small rebellion creates a ... Download free opening extract
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The Trouble with Goats and Sheep The Trouble with Goats and Sheep Joanna Cannon January 2017 Debut of the Month. One of our Books of the Year 2016. The title refers to a Bible quote and two 10-year old girls are greatly mystified as to its meaning and where to find God. They spend the hot ... Download free opening extract
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My Sweet Revenge My Sweet Revenge Jane Fallon Sharp, funny and clever, this unpredictable novel tells a bitter-sweet tale of high passions, infidelity and revenge.  It is Jane Fallon at her best. When Paula discovers her actor husband is having an affair, she is determined to make him fall ... Download free opening extract
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The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters The Secret Lives of the Amir Sisters Nadiya Hussain January 2017 Debut of the Month. A lovely warm and joyful squeeze of a read. When a family bombshell hits, four sisters each tell their own story. We get to know Fatima, Farah, Bubblee and Mae, and because their lives revolve ... Download free opening extract
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The Veil (Testaments I and II) The Veil (Testaments I and II) Joseph D'Lacey January 2017 Book of the Month. A provocative, gut-wrenching and oh so readable pair of tales. Two novellas, testaments I and II, are included in this book of ‘The Veil’, both very different stories, yet linked to ‘the long silence’ that ... Download free opening extract
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The Affair The Affair Amanda Brooke A family drama full of suspense, tension and heartache. Nina’s 15 year old daughter Scarlett is pregnant, and the father is a married man. As the main story moves from before to after the revelation, Scarlett also tells her story, ... Download free opening extract
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Behind Her Eyes Behind Her Eyes Sarah Pinborough Oh my word, this book is devious, twisted, and an absolute knockout! The story, revolving around love, passion, suspicion, and deceit kept me teetering on a razor sharp wire of uncertainty. Sarah Pinborough’s writing is sublime, it’s shrewd, artful, cunning, ... Download free opening extract
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The Essex Serpent The Essex Serpent Sarah Perry One of our Books of the Year 2016. Shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award 2016. A gorgeously eloquent and powerfully expressive novel, ‘The Essex Serpent’ explores an unusual relationship in the 1890’s. This isn't exactly a love story, it is rather, a ... Download free opening extract
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The One Memory of Flora Banks The One Memory of Flora Banks Emily Barr January 2017 NewGen MEGA Debut of the Month. In a nutshell: the unforgettable story of a girl with no memory. Can there ever have been a heroine like Flora Banks? She’s 17 when the book opens, but an accident aged 10 has ... Download free opening extract