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Fire Next Time

Paperback, 25/01/1990, £8.99
Sounds a clarion warning to the world.

Blood on the Saddle

Paperback, 16/08/2007, £7.99
Dickens and Clot Investigations Ltd, a detective agency in a waterlogged, semi-buried Madrid of the near future, has a couple of unusual specialities: helping distraught authors and taking on Manex Chopeitia. The authors are frantically in search of characters who've quit the page and assumed a life of their own.

Crossing the Dark

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £8.99
Mona, a high-ranking police officer, has rescued her teenage daughter Perdita from a dangerous criminal who has been using her as a sex slave. But rescue is not the same as recovery - Perdita is still suffering, and her social life and mental state seem to be irreparably damaged.

Dark Tales

Paperback, 28/09/2017, £8.99

Behind the Door

Paperback, 15/08/2017, £8.99

Me Before You

Paperback, 28/04/2016, £7.99
Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn't know is she's about to lose her job or that knowing what's coming is what keeps her sane.

Assassin of Verona

Hardback, 21/09/2017, £16.99
But darker times lie ahead with the arrival of the sinister Father Thornhill who is determined to seek out any who don't conform to the Pope's ruthless agenda . Will Shakespeare and his friends escape with their secrets - and their lives? Antonia Senior, The Times"Entertaining and ebullient .

Three Early Novels

Paperback, 14/09/2000, £8.99
Early Philip K. Dick, exhibiting all the originality which he became so justly famed for.

Minority Report

Paperback, 11/05/2000, £8.99
The fourth volume of collected stories of the twentieth century's greatest writer of science fiction

Party going

Paperback, 16/02/1996, £8.99
A fogbound London railway terminus is the arena wherein a group of bright young things attend to their amorous pursuits and evasions.

Multitude of Sins

Paperback, 05/09/2002, £6.99
A collection of ten stories about marriage and adultery, passion and infidelity, disappointment and revenge. Ford looks at commitment, boredom, responsibility and the cruel things people do to themselves and others through the need for and the fear of love.


7, 03/07/1997, £9.99
This story of a cult messiah, Oyster, is set in an outback opal mining town in Queensland. The novel attempts to explore the clash of extreme cultural differences - the nature of evil, the relationship between good and evil and the question of individual accountability.

Garden of Earthly Delights

7, 06/07/2000, £7.99
A novel from the wild "garden" of America - the back country which hosts a brutal way of life for immigrants. This is the jungle where men are violent and goaded to kill, where women have to learn to look after themselves, and where love is something to be wary of.

Sugar Cage

Paperback, 04/04/2002, £7.99
Married on the same day, by the same judge, the Looneys and the Jewels have been neighbours - best friends and best enemies - since meeting on honeymoon. Rose and Eudora are marked - nearly destroyed - by their consuming love for their husbands, while Charlie and Junior are haunted by their pasts.

Fantastic Mr Fox

Paperback, 11/02/2016, £5.99
Boggis is a fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat. Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper. Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider. Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the farms.

Fame is the Spur

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £14.00
A novel of ambition, about a man who rises from the most humble of beginnings in Manchester and reaches the very top in politics.

Wandering Earth

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £8.99
Eleven stories and five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners take you from Earth to the edge of the Universe and back again.


Paperback, 05/10/2017, £10.00
The unforgettable tale of an eccentric Belgian family through the uncertain years after WW1 and the Russian Revolution.


Paperback, 12/01/1998, £6.99
A man and a woman, strangers to each other, residents of distant cities, have both called an adult party line. Finding each other's voice attractive, they soon switch to a private, "one-to-one" connection. Their seduction-through-conversation begins hesitantly and then becomes erotic.

Stet (an editor's life)

Paperback, 17/08/2001, £7.99
Diana Athill's memoir of a life spent working with some of the charismatic characters who have dominated 20th-century literature. With inimitable wit and rare candour, she recounts tales from a long life in publishing, including reflections on editing writers such as Jean Rhys and Gitta Sereny.

Vicious Circle

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £7.99
The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect.

Deadlier: 100 of the Best Crime Stories Written by Women

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £25.00
100 of the best crime stories written by women, selected and introduced by award-winning author Sophie Hannah.

White Hare

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £7.99
When Robbie's mum died, everything changed. Suddenly upped and moved to Somerset to play happy families with his dad's new girlfriend, Robbie can't settle. He doesn't want a new life, he wants his old one back. But then he sees the white hare...

Story: Love, Loss & The Lives of Women: 100 Great Short Stories

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £15.00
100 short stories written by women, selected and introduced by one of the nation's favourite novelists.

Death's Mistress

Paperback, 18/09/2017, £8.99
A new epic, set in the world ruled by Richard Rahl, bearer of the Sword of Truth, following the one-time Sister of the Dark, Nicci.

Strange Case of Madamoiselle P.

Paperback, 10/06/2001, £6.99
A novel set in the glittering Hapsburg court of Maria Theresa of Austria.

Half Brother

Paperback, 01/01/2003, £12.99

Holy woman

Paperback, 08/01/2002, £8.99

Resurrection of the Body

Hardback, 01/03/2008, £8.99
While conducting Good Friday service, vicar Richard Page is horrified when a man staggers in, bleeding from wounds inflicted during a vicious knife attack. There is no identification on him; he later dies, and no one comes forward to claim the body. Even more bizarrely, his corpse disappears from the morgue, leaving the police suspicious.

Refugee Tales: Volume II

Paperback, 01/09/2017, £9.99


Paperback, 25/08/2005, £8.99


Hardback, 27/03/2014, £12.99
1913: Dinners, Millet-Bass, and Napps - three men bound not by friendship, but by an intense dependence founded on survival - will be immortalised by their decision to volunteer to scout out a series of uncharted and unknown islands in the Antarctic, a big, indifferent kingdom.


Paperback, 03/02/2011, £11.99
Michael Arditti's passionate and provocative novel combines tender romance with a unique and richly observed setting. Packed with eccentric and engaging characters, it challenges accepted notions of sickness and health, duty and sacrifice, the nature of miracles and the workings of grace.

Beware of PIty

Paperback, 15/04/2009, £8.99
In 1913 a young second lieutenant discovers the terrible danger of pity. He had no idea the girl was lame when he asked her to dance-his compensatory afternoon calls relieve his guilt but give her a dangerous glimmer of hope.

Minotaur's Head

Hardback, 02/08/2012, £18.99
The fourth Eberhard Mock investigation - Mock tracks a killer with a murderous taste for human flesh.

Embalmer's Book Of Recipes

Paperback, 25/10/2008, £8.99

We Won't See Auschwitz

Paperback, 22/10/2012, £14.99


Paperback, 02/06/2011, £7.99
The rise of a religious cult intertwined with the secret history of a family - chillingly told by a spellbinding storyteller


Hardback, 08/04/2013, £11.99
A moving and wickedly funny novel about a mother and son's awkward relationship

Secret City

Paperback, 05/05/2012, £10.99

World Over

Paperback, 05/05/2012, £9.99

On The Side Of The Angels

Paperback, 05/05/2012, £10.99

Love Of The Last Tycoon & The Crack

Paperback, 26/06/2012, £9.99

Man On The Bridge

Paperback, 26/06/2012, £9.99

Woman Of Andros &, The Ides Of Marc

Paperback, 01/07/2012, £10.99


Paperback, 10/07/2012, £9.99

Roundabout Way

Paperback, 07/07/2012, £10.99

Downside Girls

Paperback, 09/11/2012, £5.99

Believer, Issue 94

Paperback, 29/11/2012, £6.99

Oh Yeah, That's What I Was Doing

Paperback, 28/03/2013, £10.99
Collects five years of intimate, wide-ranging conversations with many of today's most prominent writers, taken from the pages of the "Believer".

Fresh Complaint

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £16.99
`What was it about complaining that felt so good? You and your fellow sufferer emerging from a thorough session as if from a spa bath, refreshed and tingling?'
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