Books

Format: 11/2018
Format: 11/2018
Gerhardie, William
William Gerhardie
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Gerhardie's first comic novel tells the story of a young Englishman who returns to St Petersburg. Part-British romantic comedy, part Russian social realism, this funny and poignant novel is the tale of persistance in love and hope.

Futility by William Gerhardie
Hughes, Alrene
Alrene Hughes
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A wartime saga set in Manchester, following the lives and loves of workers in Rosenberg's raincoat factory.

The Girl in the Pink Raincoat by Alrene Hughes
Kasasian, M.R.C.
M.R.C. Kasasian
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New 1940s crime series, featuring Inspector Betty Church – one of the UK's first female police officers. Pitch-perfect historical crime.

Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire by M.R.C. Kasasian
Leach, Tim
Tim Leach
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Tenth-century Iceland. One night in the darkness of winter, two friends set out on an adventure but end up killing a man.

The Smile of the Wolf by Tim Leach
Oates, Joyce Carol
Joyce Carol Oates
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This taut collection stands at the crossroads of sex, violence, and longing – and asks us to interrogate the intersection of these impulses within ourselves. Six feverishly unsettling works.

Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense by Joyce Carol Oates
Spivey, Nigel
Nigel Spivey
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The story of an object once described as 'the finest Greek vase there is', of the culture that produced it, and of the remarkably enduring influence of the scenes depicted on it.

The Sarpedon Krater by Nigel Spivey
Unsworth, Tania
Tania Unsworth
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Even though she's terrified of the sea, a girl who believes her mum might have been a mermaid runs away to the ocean to solve the mystery of who she really is.

The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was a Mermaid by Tania Unsworth
Weldon, Fay
Fay Weldon
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A book of wise, witty advice for budding writers from literary lioness and creative writing tutor, Fay Weldon.

Why Will No-One Publish My Novel? by Fay Weldon
Haohui, Zhou
Zhou Haohui
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Based on China's most famous online crime serial, a killer crowd-sources his victims, playing a deadly but ingenious game of cat-and-mouse with the police.

Death Notice by Zhou Haohui
Burstall, Emma
Emma Burstall
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> Tremarnock, Book 04

The fourth novel in the series, set in the Cornish seaside village of Tremarnock. Tremarnock may look like a cosy backwater, but some of its residents are about to face tough decisions and cold reality...

A Cornish Secret by Emma Burstall
Cruickshank, Dan
Dan Cruickshank
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The story of the first great skyscraper, and the transformation of the modern city.

Skyscraper by Dan Cruickshank
Wand, Zosia
Zosia Wand
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Eve and Neil are on the brink of adopting a little girl. But then someone makes an accusation against Neil that forces Eve to question everything...

The Accusation by Zosia Wand
Fraser, Caro
Caro Fraser
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The dark days of the war are over, but the family secrets they held are only just dawning. Set in 1960s London and Kent.

Summer of Love by Caro Fraser
Goldsworthy, Adrian
Adrian Goldsworthy
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> Vindolanda, Book 02

AD 100: Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it hard to keep the peace. The second instalment in the hugely authentic historical fiction series, set on the northern frontier of the Roman Empire, written by one of Britain's leading historians.

The Encircling Sea by Adrian Goldsworthy
Hurley, Graham
Graham Hurley
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> Wars Within, Book 03

1937. Fate will bring celebrated German fighter ace Dieter Merz and Scottish ex-marine turned intelligence operative Tam Moncrieff together. Can war be avoided? But how? The third in the Wars Within series.

Estocada by Graham Hurley

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