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Chatterton Square

Paperback, 30/04/2020, £9.99
£8.99
A sophisticated, emotive novel, Chatterton Square concerns the complex web of relationships between two neighbouring families, the Blacketts and the Frasers, as the Second World War approaches.

The Book Lover's Bucket List: A Tour of Great British Literature

Hardback, 29/04/2021, £14.99
£13.49
Immerse yourself in a land full of literary locations in this tour through the great books of the British Isles. Caroline Taggart's guide to statues, walks both rural and urban, literary homes and vistas which inspired great scenes from our favourite novels is guaranteed to have something for every avid reader.

The Chianti Flask

Paperback, 10/05/2021, £8.99
£8.09
An enigmatic young woman stands on trial for the murder of her husband - but the whereabouts of the murder vessel, a flask of poisoned chianti, remains a total mystery. This novel of mysteries, guilt and its consequences remains a powerful read from a long-overlooked author.

Atlas: A World of Maps from the British Library

Paperback, 08/10/2020, £18.99
£17.09
This is an atlas with a difference. This atlas can help us to travel in a way that regular atlases do not, because by looking at old maps and getting to know their stories we can be transported back to the times in which they were made. This fabulous collection of maps is now available in paperback.

Future Crimes: Mysteries and Detection through Time and Space

Paperback, 20/05/2021, £9.99
£8.99
Science fiction meets crime in this new anthology exploring one of the genre's most popular themes: mystery and detection. Pitching detectives against time paradoxes, alien intruders, AI gone bad and psychic mutation are ten stories embodying the exciting range of the sub-genre, rarely given the recognition it deserves in the literary sphere.

O, the Brave Music

Paperback, 22/10/2020, £9.99
£8.99
A female narrator looks back on her childhood in a coming-of-age novel set before the First World War. Her young life is shaped by a series of tragedies, but also the warmth of enduring friendships, particularly with David, her dearest friend who shares her love of the wild expanse and colours of the moor.

A General History of the Lives, Murders and Adventures of the Most Notorious Rogues

Hardback, 20/05/2021, £20.00
£18.00
Originally published in folio size complete with fine engravings, this new collection of Captain Charles Johnson's tales of rogues includes the very best of the bunch, along with decorative plates from the British Library collections.

Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries

Paperback, 10/06/2021, £9.99
£8.99
In this new anthology, series consultant Martin Edwards gathers the lion's share of animal-based mysteries tales from the Golden Age of Crime writing, with stories by Josephine Bell, Anthony Wynne, G. K. Chesterton and Arthur Conan Doyle.

 

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