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Just Between Us by Cathy Kelly
Just Between Us
Cathy Kelly
Friends this good are hard to find...What's the secret of the fabulous Miller girls? Another bestseller full of Cathy Kelly's trademark warmth, romance, optimism and wit.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Someone Like You by Cathy Kelly
Someone Like You
Cathy Kelly
They all just want one thing in life - and then they'll be truly happy... From the No. 1 international bestseller Cathy Kelly, a novel of love and longing, wishes and yearning.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
What She Wants by Cathy Kelly
What She Wants
Cathy Kelly
Sometimes what you want isn't always what you need When Matt decides to uproot his family and move to Ireland, his wife Hope has no choice but to go with him. But their move is a far cry from the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Star Gazing by Linda Gillard
Star Gazing
Linda Gillard
Voted the 'Best Romantic Novel written in the last 50 Years' by Woman's Weekly in association with the Romantic Novelists' Association. Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year 2009. A shamelessly romantic tale of a blind...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/05/2008
Love and Other Infidelities by Helen Townsend
Love and Other Infidelities
Helen Townsend
The story of Martin and Susan’s marriage and the friends and relations around them. Each character has their own voice which gives the reader a great perspective on how different people have such different views on the same situation. A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2008
The Good Mayor by Andrew Nicoll
The Good Mayor
Andrew Nicoll
This is a delicious book! I loved every minute of its magical story-telling and found it difficult to put down. Andrew Nicoll succeeds in creating a vivid and atmospheric portrayal of the town of Dot, in an unspecified part of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2008
Drop Dead Beautiful by Jackie Collins
Drop Dead Beautiful
Jackie Collins
One of Katie Agnew's favourite books. The Queen of Glitz comes up trumps – she brings Lucky Santangelo back with a fistful of problems, both emotional and lethal. Jackie Collins no longer produces just glitz-filled glamour of old but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/05/2008
Recipes for Cherubs by Babs Horton
Recipes for Cherubs
Babs Horton
An unloved child, Catrin, is sent by her flighty mother to spend the summer holidays with some eccentric aunts who run an hotel in Wales, twin sisters Catrin never knew existed. But time has passed since her mother left the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/05/2008
Love and Devotion by Erica James
Love and Devotion
Erica James
Erica cannot put a foot wrong, her novels get stronger with each. Wringing the emotion through laughter and tears she is the ideal companion to sit down with and enjoy. This concerns a single woman taking on the horrendous responsibility...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2008
Paradise House by Erica James
Paradise House
Erica James
Another blockbuster from bestseller Erica James - set beside the sea in idyllic Pembrokeshire.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2008
Hidden Talents by Erica James
Hidden Talents
Erica James
Bestselling Erica James explores the stories of a potent mix of characters who meet at a creative writers' group.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2008
This Charming Man by Marian Keyes
This Charming Man
Marian Keyes
Appeared on “Hay-on-Sky” 29 May. A few years ago contemporary, frothy romances were labelled ‘chic lit’ and as the genre became popular, so publishers responded with a lot of indifferent offerings, swamping the market. A number of authors rose above...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2008
The Lollipop Shoes by Joanne Harris
The Lollipop Shoes
Joanne Harris
The much anticipated sequel to Chocolat, The Lollipop Shoes is set 5 years after we left Vianne and her daughter Anouk. Vianne now has another daughter and the three of them live in Montmartre. Vianne has changed their names,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2008
This is Your Song, Lola Rose by Donna Hay
This is Your Song, Lola Rose
Donna Hay
This fast-paced novel is set during the American leg of a rock band's tour. Lola takes on the role of tour manager as a way of getting to know her newly discovered dad, rock legend Rick Wild. Nicely drawn characters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2008
Dancing with Eva by Alan Judd
Dancing with Eva
Alan Judd
A reconstruction of the final days of Hitler’s life in the bunker and of his relationship with Eva Braun, seen through the eyes of two fictional characters, her secretary and a bunker guard, who meet sixty years later and piece...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/04/2008
We'll Meet Again by Patricia Burns
We'll Meet Again
Patricia Burns
Second World War drama about a woman who watches her love go off to war and how when he returns he finds a very different girl from the one he left behind. A good romantic read.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2008
Vanishing Acts by Jodi Picoult
Vanishing Acts
Jodi Picoult
I cannot recommend this author highly enough. She always tackles nutty social issues, high emotional topics but refrains from being overly sentimental. She lets the power of the plot speak for itself. This involves the kidnapping of a daughter from...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 20/03/2008
An Absolute Scandal by Penny Vincenzi
An Absolute Scandal
Penny Vincenzi
Before Bernie Madoff and his pyramid scheme brought the wealthiest in the world to their knees, there was another scandal with Lloyds of London, it’s ‘Names’, and the asbestos reinsurance crisis that would ruin many. It’s not, perhaps, the most...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2008
Midnight Champagne by Manette Ansay
Midnight Champagne
Manette Ansay
This story is told through various characters on the wedding day of April and Caleb. As we follow the wedding party throughout the day we listen to various stories about marriage and the character’s hopes and fears. An insightful look...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/03/2008
The Daughter Game by Kate Long
The Daughter Game
Kate Long
This is quite a sad tale of one woman’s need to have a child, in a marriage where the husband does not. Anna’s maternal instincts are expressed through the extra mile she will go to help the pupils she teaches...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2008
Finding the Dream by Nora Roberts
Finding the Dream
Nora Roberts
The last part of the Dream trilogy, we strongly recommend you read the first two parts first if you don’t want story line spoilers. The final book focuses on Laura’s story and is a romance to get completely lost in....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
Mrs Zhivago of Queen's Park by Olivia Lichtenstein
Mrs Zhivago of Queen's Park
Olivia Lichtenstein
A mid-life crisis tale of great charm. Chloe has been married to Greg for 17 years and although she still loves him, she aches for some bedroom activity. Temptation enters in the guise of Ivan, a passionate Russian, and romance...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
Speaking of Love by Angela Young
Speaking of Love
Angela Young
Shortlisted for the Spread the Word : Books to Talk About 2008. A debut novel about relationships and love and the difficulties in not expressing that love. Many themes come up in the book especially of regret and loss. Despite the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
Three Mothers by Sonia Lambert
Three Mothers
Sonia Lambert
A good read. Three generations of mothers have led very different lives. This novel explores the interrelated lives of these three women and their relationships with each other in a perceptive and thoughtful way. Itâs easy to read and you get involved...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
The God of Animals by Aryn Kyle
The God of Animals
Aryn Kyle
This is a powerful tale of a livery-stable family trying to make ends meet. Steeped in emotional trauma, equestrian detail, family love and commitment, small town prejudice and bags of incident, it’s a big story on a small canvas. One...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
Envy by Judy Corbett
Judy Corbett
A great page turner as you wonder what evil plan Diane will hatch next in trying to go one better than her friend Isabel. Isabel is completely oblivious to Dianeâs plans which makes the story all the more compelling as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
Body Surfing by Anita Shreve
Body Surfing
Anita Shreve
Another beautifully written book from this author, set against a New Hampshire seaside backdrop which she seems to love and indeed you want to be curled up on a veranda looking out to sea when reading this tale of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2008
After River by Donna Milner
After River
Donna Milner
A beautifully written book about a naïve young girl, Natalie, who believes her family to be the envy of their neighbours. However when a stranger enters the family’s midst his influence on her will shatter the family causing a separation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/02/2008
Storm Over Burracombe by Lilian Harry
Storm Over Burracombe
Lilian Harry
Set in the sleepy Devon village of Burracombe the villagers get involved in the new drama club set up by the new enthusiastic curate. Well thought out characters and the beautiful Devon backdrop make this a welcome addition to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2008
The Mother and Daughter Diaries by Clare Shaw
The Mother and Daughter Diaries
Clare Shaw
Written in alternating chapters, a mother and teenage daughter go through the anxiety and fear of anorexia while being helped by an interesting therapist. It is a very poignant portrait of the illness, of a mother-daughter relationship and a life’s...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/02/2008
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Barbara Taylor Bradford
Allison Pearson
Erica James
Victoria Clayton
Elizabeth Noble
Charlotte Bingham
Jojo Moyes
Nicholas Evans
Sidney Sheldon
Joanne Harris
Kate Atkinson
Maggie O'farrell
Elizabeth Buchan
Adriana Trigiani
Sally Beauman
Alice Hoffman
Anita Shreve
Meera Syal
Monica Ali
Andrea Levy