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by Kate Atkinson
<b>'</b><b>Atkinson's finest work, and confirmation that her genre-defying writing continues to surprise and dazzle'<i> Observer</i></b><b><BR></b><b><b><BR></b>WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA NOVEL AWARD AND BESTSELLING LITERARY PAPERBACK OF THE ...
by Anam Tahmima
East Pakistan, 1971, a country on the brink of war and a family that is about to change for ever. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for her children in her rose-filled garden. Beyond the garden walls the city buzzes with excitement over recent ...
by Laleh Khadivi
<b>The powerful, moving story of a California teenager from an immigrant family who, finding himself in an increasingly hostile world, is turned from a carefree surfer 's life towards a culture of fear and fanaticism </b><br>Fourteen-year-old ...
by Bev Thomas
A literary psychological suspense thriller for fans of <i>Apple Tree Yard</i>, this novel promises to be as talked about as <i>Lullaby</i>. ...
by Bev Thomas
<p><em><strong>LONGLISTED FOR THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FIRST BOOK AWARD</strong></em></p> <p><strong>The most dangerous lies are the ones we tell ourselves.</strong></p> <p>'Taut, absorbing and psychologically astute, in <em>A Good Enough ...eBook
by Polly Williams
<p>She's on a roll. A glamorous job at a glossy magazine. A home of her own. A cute live-in boyfriend. Annie Rafferty has worked damn hard for all of it. If demands are made, she delivers. If people need her, she's there. And if she suspects ...eBook
by Flannery O'Connor
<p>These ten classic stories are masterful depictions of the underside of life, deep in the American South. On receiving an early copy, Evelyn Waugh remarked 'If these stories are in fact the work of a young lady, they are indeed ...eBook
A feel-good read to warm your heart
by Peter Mayle
by Judy Leigh
<p>‘I absolutely loved everything about this book… 5* out of 5*’ The Ginger Book Geek It’s never too late to have the time of your life . . . Evie Gallagher is regretting her hasty move into a care home. She may be seventy-five and recently ...eBook
by Natasha Cooper
<p>Can you ever trust anyone, however much you care about them? <em>Things aren't always what they seem . . .</em></p> <p>In the eighth Trish Maguire novel, Abandoned as a baby and brutalised in care,sculptor Sam Foundling is the obvious ...eBook
by Sarah Sparrow
We all say there is no justice in this world. But what if there really was? What if the souls of murdered children were able to return briefly to this world, inhabit adult bodies and wreak ultimate revenge on the monsters who had killed them, ...
by Gail Jones
<p><em><strong>Shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and Longlisted for the 2016 Stella Prize. 'A Guide to Berlin' is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in ...eBook
by Jennifer Spruit
<p>When twenty-two-year-old Marla finds herself unexpectedly pregnant, she wishes for a family, but faces precariousness: an uncertain future with her talented, exacting boyfriend, Liam; constant danger from her roommate, Dani, a sometime ...eBook
by Simon Bruinders
<p>For Abraham de Bruyn and the young men of The Island, World War II offers more than a chance to prove their mettle. Compensation for signing up to fight is a dream come true: each soldier will receive a piece of land to call his own. Having ...eBook
by Marinko Koscec
A Handful of Sand' is a love story and an ode to lost opportunity. Written as a duet for two narrators, we hear both the male and female voice trying to tell us their tale. Steeped in the social context of contemporary Croatia, its themes are ...eBook
by Vikram Bhatt
<p>The first time Veer set his eyes on Maia, he felt such an intense attraction that he was swept away by the magic. Strangely, Maia felt it too. Soon it became their lives. It was as if the only reality was this inexplicable force that drew ...eBook
by Lars Sund
<p>In the beginning the page was blank and without form, and the scribe sat in front of it, a world forming inside his head. The world grew large, spilling out of him and on to the page. The scribe shaped the world into an island. He named it ...eBook
by David Doucette
<p>At 46, Miles Hann gives it all up for the little cottage he has built on the slopes of his native Ingonish, Cape Breton. Miles has five times circumnavigated the globe and in his years of wandering has grown weary of man’s work of mendacity ...eBook
by Corban Addison
by Emylia Hall
<p><strong>A snow-filled paradise is the scene for <em>A Heart Bent Out of Shape</em> from Emylia Hall, author of the Richard and Judy book club pick <em>The Book of Summers</em>. Readers of Patrick Gale and Esther Freud will adore this moving ...eBook