Books

Format: 11/2017
Format: 11/2017
Addis, Ferdinand
Ferdinand Addis
[field_chapter]

A thrilling and accessible portrait of a city that is central to the development of European and world civilization, narrated through thirty 'scenes' in its 2,750-year history.

Rome by Ferdinand Addis
Robinson, Peter
Peter Robinson
[field_chapter]

A retired professor uncovers a murder at a remote boarding school. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

Seven Years by Peter Robinson
Todd, Charles
Charles Todd
[field_chapter]

A stolen book sets off a sinister chain of events. A DEATH SENTENCE STORY: original shorts about deadly books from the world's best crime writers.

The Pretty Little Box by Charles Todd
Qiufan, Chen
Chen Qiufan
[field_chapter]

'Waste girl' Mimi becomes infected with a virus, becoming the host for an omniscient consciousness, hell-bent on righting wrongs - and igniting a class war and more.

The Waste Tide by Chen Qiufan
Dobson, Mary
Mary Dobson
[field_chapter]

A thematic miscellany of blood, bones and bodies.

Anatomica - A Compendium of Blood, Bones and Bodies by Mary Dobson
Strukul, Matteo
Matteo Strukul
[field_chapter]

The first instalment in a trilogy charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.

Pink, Alan
Alan Pink
[field_chapter]

A revised and updated edition of Alan Pink's practical and jargon-free guide to how UK entrepreneurs and businesses can minimise their tax bills.

Hot Tips for Cool Tax by Alan Pink
Chisholm, P.F.
P.F. Chisholm
[field_chapter]

A new omnibus in the highly acclaimed Sir Robert Carey Mysteries, full of roguish courtiers, rival gangs, border raiders, treason, realpolitik and unbridled ambition.

Swords in the East by P.F. Chisholm
Whitworth, Victoria
Victoria Whitworth
[field_chapter]

A dark tale about a young woman navigating the betrayals and ambitions of the crown in 10th-century England.

Other Gods by Victoria Whitworth
Buckman, Peter
Peter Buckman
[field_chapter]

A heartfelt and humorous guide to embracing the ageing process.

The Genial Senior's A-Z of Ageing by Peter Buckman
Tinniswood, Adrian
Adrian Tinniswood
[field_chapter]

The story of a British institution whose fellows, including Newton, Darwin and Hawking, have changed the way we look at the world.

The Royal Society by Adrian Tinniswood
Jones, Dan
Dan Jones
[field_chapter]

A brilliant artist, working with a bestselling historian, uses digital techniques to bring vividly to life 200 photographs of the defining events and personalities of the modern world.

Lay, Paul
Paul Lay
[field_chapter]

The thrilling story of the Protectorate (1653-9), Britain's sole experiment with republican government, and one of the most important but least-known periods in British history.

Providence Lost by Paul Lay
Liu, Cixin
Cixin Liu
[field_chapter]

A new standalone military SF adventure from Cixin Liu. When Chen's parents are incinerated before his eyes by a blast of ball lightning, he devotes his life to cracking the secret of mysterious natural phenomenon. His search takes him to stormy mountaintops, an experimental military weapons lab, and an old Soviet science station.

Ball Lightning by Cixin Liu
Mancini, Ruth
Ruth Mancini
[field_chapter]

A lawyer takes on the case of a young mother accused of poisoning her own child, but then realises she's been drawn into a dangerous game...

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