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The Birds and the Bees by Milly Johnson
The Birds and the Bees
Milly Johnson
A warm, tender tale of love and betrayal from an author with a lovely touch and the ability to produce the unexpected, always with a twist of humour. I love her.Comparison: Jill Mansell, Carole Matthews,
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2008
The Love of My Life by Louise Douglas
The Love of My Life
Louise Douglas
Get the tissues out and prepare to have a good old weep with this one. The outcome is known from the start but the writing compels you to read what inevitably will be a sad story of love and loss....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2008
Celebutantes by Ruthanna Hopper, Amanda Goldberg
Ruthanna Hopper, Amanda Goldberg
What is interesting in this gossip-filled, bitch-rich tale is the appearance of numerous real celebs which really makes this stab-‘em-when-you-can, scandal-led yarn a bit different and very cleverly done. The authors are insiders, daughters of successful producers so the whole...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2008
The Infinite Wisdom Of Harriet Rose by Diana Janney
The Infinite Wisdom Of Harriet Rose
Diana Janney
Feisty heroine of the 21st century who will have massive appeal to young ladies and ladettes everywhere, Harriet is like most teenagers – precocious, overconfident, naive but vehemently determined. This debut novel is quirky, highly original and will be devoured...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2008
Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes
Silver Bay
Jojo Moyes
Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2008. RNA panel comment: "I was drawn into this story. I wanted to be a guest at the Silver Bay Hotel and savour the experiences and kinship of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2008
A Kept Woman by Louise Bagshawe
A Kept Woman
Louise Bagshawe
Another brilliant block-buster from Louise Bagshawe. Our heroine, Diana, seemingly has it all but then loses it overnight. She wants it back - but there are plenty of people that would like to see her fail.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2008
The Flirt by Kathleen Tessaro
The Flirt
Kathleen Tessaro
Sporting an interesting interviewing technique for an unspecified job, man-about-town Hughie gets lucky. This is charming, tongue-in-cheek, classy, romantic comedy with heart. Really great fun.Comparison: Eva Rice, Victoria Clayton, Plum Sykes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/01/2008
Small World by Matt Beaumont
Small World
Matt Beaumont
Humour and pathos abound in this novel by Matt Beaumont. Each character tells their story in the first person, switching our perspective as the story moves along. This makes for quite a fast pace and also an interesting look at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/01/2008
The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes
The Ship of Brides
Jojo Moyes
A hugely enjoyable book, a factual account of an aircraft carrier, HMS Victorious, over six weeks transporting 650 wartime brides and 11,000 servicemen from Australia to England. It is difficult to imagine the sheer size of a ship able to...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 10/01/2008
The Gossip Girl Prequel : It Had to Be You by Cecily Von Ziegesar
The Gossip Girl Prequel : It Had to Be You
Cecily Von Ziegesar
If you have read any of the other Gossip Girl books then you will love this as it tells you how everything began, how the characters met and what they were like before becoming the socialising scandal makers of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2008
Bright Lights and Promises by Pauline McLynn
Bright Lights and Promises
Pauline McLynn
As Mrs Doyle in Father Ted Pauline McLynn made us roll around laughing and as a novelist she has the same gift. This is a comedy, family drama and romantic novel all rolled in to one told with warmth and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2008
The Madness of a Seduced Woman by Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
The Madness of a Seduced Woman
Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
First published over twenty years ago it is fantastic to see Simon and Schuster have brought this back to our awareness. This is a tale of obsessive love, passion and betrayal. The beautiful but fragile Agnes is one of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/01/2008
The Infidelity Chain by Tess Stimson
The Infidelity Chain
Tess Stimson
A story about adultery and the far reaching effects it has, although this isn’t all doom and gloom. It is a story about people finding out what is really important, who they really are and the things that matter most....
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2008
Daring to Dream by Nora Roberts
Daring to Dream
Nora Roberts
This is the first in the Dream trilogy which follows the lives of three women who through particular circumstances end up growing up together in the same household. They are like sisters in every way except by blood. This first...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2008
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers by Xiaolu Guo
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers
Xiaolu Guo
A brilliant journey of self discovery for the heroine of this novel. It starts off written in fragmented English, which can be slightly awkward to read but improves as our heroine’s grasp of the language improves. A funny, witty story...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2008
The Leaving of Liverpool by Maureen Lee
The Leaving of Liverpool
Maureen Lee
Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2008.RNA panel comment: "This is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I loved the characters, the story, the way it was written. I...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2007
The Cambridge Curry Club by Saumya Balsari
The Cambridge Curry Club
Saumya Balsari
This is fascinating. Centred round a Cambridge charity shop supporting an Indian village, it unfolds slowly in slices of the volunteerâs lives; delightful caricatures that build to reveal a plot. However itâs their philosophy, hopes and acceptance of life that...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/12/2007
Shopaholic and Baby by Sophie Kinsella
Shopaholic and Baby
Sophie Kinsella
Another brilliant outing for our favourite shopaholic. This time there is a baby on the way so lots of shopping for baby stuff, and is there a possible threat to the tranquillity of family life with Luke in the form...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/12/2007
The Shoe Queen by Anna Davis
The Shoe Queen
Anna Davis
Glittering society and literary Paris in the 20s with a spoilt rich English woman desperate to be accepted. The emptiness of her life is emphasised by an obsession for a pair of designer shoes and, indeed, the designer himself. A...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/12/2007
Everything Changes by Jonathan Tropper
Everything Changes
Jonathan Tropper
A great novel from Jonathan Tropper. He writes sympathetic characters with believable problems who react in convincing ways. Sad, funny, brilliant and romantic, a bit of something for everyone. If you haven't already, definitely read his debut novel How...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2007
The Secret Life of Husbands by Kirsty Crawford
The Secret Life of Husbands
Kirsty Crawford
A wonderful and thoroughly compelling mix of past loves and loyalties versus present loves that threatens to tear a couple apart. The characters are well drawn and the difficult mother-in-law particularly so. Yes, this is chick lit but itâs fresh...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2007
Heaven Sent by Christina Jones
Heaven Sent
Christina Jones
A lovely light romantic read with a quirky and wonderfully imperfect heroine, Heaven Sent will give you a warm glow all over. Great characters, some from her previous novels pop up too, and delightful plotting make this a joy to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2007
One Dance in Paris by Julia Holden
One Dance in Paris
Julia Holden
Great escapist fiction to lose yourself in. Everyone loves a story about an ugly duckling turning in to a swan and this is so much more than that. It is a journey of discovery and a glamorous, funny, romantic romp...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2007
Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahern
Where Rainbows End
Cecelia Ahern
What astounded me when I read this author’s first book, PS I Love You, was her ability to capture, so sensitively, the essence of bereavement within a marriage when Cecelia was only 20 herself. This, her second, is very...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2007
I Did a Bad Thing by Linda Green
I Did a Bad Thing
Linda Green
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Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2007
Cloth Girl by Marilyn Heward Mills
Cloth Girl
Marilyn Heward Mills
October 2007 Debut of the Month.Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel award, this is a delight. Set on Africa’s Gold Coast in the 1940s during the ten years leading up to Independence, it centres...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2007
Villa Serena by Domenica De Rosa
Villa Serena
Domenica De Rosa
The idyllic family life in Tuscany goes bad when Emilyâs husband deserts her, leaving her with money problems and difficult children. How she infiltrates the village and endears herself to the locals is helped by an archaeological dig that takes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2007
I Never Fancied Him Anyway by Claudia Carroll
I Never Fancied Him Anyway
Claudia Carroll
A brilliant premise to set up plenty of comedy moments in this hilarious new book from Claudia Carroll. Cassie has psychic visions, apart from where her own life is concerned, so while managing to sort out everyone elseâs love life...
Format: Trade Paperback - Released: 10/09/2007
The Spa Decameron by Fay Weldon
The Spa Decameron
Fay Weldon
The new novel from one of Britain’s best loved writers. Witty compassionate and casually libidinous The Spa Decameron is a real return to form for Fay Weldon.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2007
Songs Without Words by Ann Packer
Songs Without Words
Ann Packer
A compelling, heartbreaking and beautifully written novel. Friendships and relationships are taken for granted until an earth shattering event throws everything up in the air and everything the characters thought they knew about each other is thrown in to turmoil....
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/09/2007
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