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Welcome to our special Premier Cottages Book selection all perfect reads for a weekend get away. Click on any cover to find out how you can win a long weekend away!

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The Hidden Cottage by Erica James
The Hidden Cottage
Erica James
February 2013 Book of the Month. With characters just leaping off the page you can’t help but get lost in this well written, sharply observed and bittersweet story of a middle-aged Mother’s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2013
Heavenly's Child by Brenda Reid
Heavenly's Child
Brenda Reid
February 2013 Book of the Month. A beautifully atmospheric and absorbing read. Following the success of her debut The House of Dust and Dreams, her second book is once again set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2013
Stay Close by Harlan Coben
Stay Close
Harlan Coben
March 2013 Book of the Month. Harlan Coben is back with another one of his superb stand-alone thrillers exploring the darker side of the American dream. Three unrelated people brought together by...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd
A Treacherous Likeness
Lynn Shepherd
February 2013 Book of the Month. The compelling follow-up to Tom-All-Alone’s. Lynn Shepherd once again uses rigorous research to explore and fictionalise the mysterious, apparent suicide of the first wife of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2013
Light Shining in the Forest by Paul Torday
Light Shining in the Forest
Paul Torday
February 2013 Book of the Month. From the author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a dark tale about a failing politician. Norman Stokoe has built his political career on getting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2013
The Honey Guide by Richard Crompton
The Honey Guide
Richard Crompton
February 2013 Debut of the Month. With sharply plotted storylines and interesting locations ex BBC journalist Richard Crompton’s debut novel, described as Alexander McCall Smith meets Ian Rankin, has some...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2013
The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence
The Universe Versus Alex Woods
Gavin Extence
February 2013 Debut of the Month. Sad, funny, entertaining and profound The Universe versus Alex Woods is a tale of an unexpected friendship, an unlikely hero and an improbable journey which we...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2013
Too Hot to Handle by Katie Agnew
Too Hot to Handle
Katie Agnew
February 2013 eBook of the Month. From the author of Wives V Girlfriends comes another steamy romp full of romance, glamour, cocktails and languid Caribbean sunshine. Ever dreamt of escape? That's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/01/2013
The Blind Man's Garden by Nadeem Aslam
The Blind Man's Garden
Nadeem Aslam
February 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. From the author of Maps for Lost Lovers comes a searing, exquisitely written novel set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2013
Defending Jacob by William Landay
Defending Jacob
William Landay
This stunning, sophisticated, legal thriller has been lauded with praise by some heavyweight crime authors [see the review section] and we can only agree. A community is shocked when a school boy is found brutally stabbed to death but it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2013
The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly
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 she has learnt from a hard life to help new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2013
Never Saw it Coming by Linwood Barclay
Never Saw it Coming
Linwood Barclay
February 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. With pacy plots and a pared down writing style Linwood Barclay continues to deliver very human thrillers, stocked with real characters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2013
River of Destiny by Barbara Erskine
River of Destiny
Barbara Erskine
March 2013 Book of the Month. Travelling across three time periods, Anglo Saxon, Victorian and today, and linked by bodies and buildings, this is as much a murder mystery as it is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/02/2013
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Premier Cottages has teamed up with Lovereading to offer one lucky winner the chance to win a long weekend break (3 nights) for up to 4 people in one of Premier’s 4 or 5* properties and a goody bag of books (some signed) worth over £100. Five runners-up will also win a selection of books.


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To have a chance of winning one of these stunning prizes just click any book cover and enter the free prize draw.

Please note that this draw is open only for UK residents and is free to enter. Draw closes on 28 February 2013. The winners and runners up will be chosen randomly from all entrants. The winners will be notified by 14 March 2013.



When it comes to holidays only the best is good enough, which is why Premier Cottages only accepts as members properties which are 4 or 5 star.  Every cottage has been independently assessed to ensure it meets the highest standards, offering outstanding luxury holidays and short breaks throughout the UK and Ireland.




Whether you want to explore the beaches and rugged landscape of the South West, trek across the hills of the Lake District or Yorkshire Dales, or visit the historic market towns of East Anglia - Premier Cottages have something to suit you.


Premier Cottages Prize extra Terms and Conditions 



The prize is for up to four people to stay for three nights in a participating Premier Cottages cottage. The prize is subject to availability and excludes Bank Holidays and School Holidays.

It does not include travel insurance, personal expenditure or incidental costs and transport is not included.  Over 18s only.  One entry per person. The prize must be taken from October 2013 through to March 2014 and is subject to availability. The prize is non-refundable and non-transferable. There is no cash alternative.