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- Add to BasketBear Witness
- Paperback - Saraband
The brutal shooting of a bear cub galvanises ecologist Callis MacArthur into joining an activist group. She dreams of bears roaming free, 1000 years after their disappearance. But she faces challenges both professionally and personally, risking her career and finding herself swept up in powerful new emotions.
- Add to BasketCooking With Bones
- Hardback - Sceptre
Two sisters, fleeing the city of Paradon, find their way to a village by the sea, where Old Kelp's cottage - and her recipe book - await them. Amber feels this is where she finally belongs, baking honey cakes each night for the villagers to collect in the morning, using a set of bone spoons that allow her to add truth, lust and confusion to her pies and puddings. Her little sister Maya is a formwanderer, engineered to reflect the wants of others. All her life she has been like a twin to Amber, but now Amber has changed her mind, and wants Maya to learn how to be herself.
- Paperback - Sceptre
The magical new novel from the author of 'Snake Ropes, Cooking with Bones' is a dark, lavish fairytale with sharp teeth, for fans of Angela Carter and Margaret Atwood.
- The Girl On The Stairs
- Paperback - John Murray
Jane is pregnant and has moved to Berlin to live with her lover. The women's chic new apartment is in a trendy part of the city but Jane finds herself increasingly uneasy there. She conceives a dread of the derelict backhouse across the courtyard and begins to suspect something sinister is happening in the flat next door.
- Add to BasketIf You're Reading This I'm Already Dead
- Paperback - Quercus
As the Allies bomb Hamburg, Otto Witte is convinced he is going to die, and so decides to write his life story for the poor soul who finds what's left of him the next morning. Years earlier, when he was working in the circus, he hatched a plan to become the next King of Albania - and succeeded.
- Add to BasketRing For Jeeves
- Book with sound disc - Canongate
Captain Biggar, big-game hunter and all round tough guy, should make short work of the two bookies who have absconded with his winnings after a freak double made him a fortune. But on this occasion Honest Patch Perkins and his clerk are not as they seem. They are in fact Bill Belfry and his temporary butler Jeeves.
- Add to BasketMule Train
- Paperback - Mule Train
Four lives come together in the remote and spectacular mountains bordering Afghanistan and explode in a deadly cocktail of treachery, betrayal and violence. Written with a deep love of Pakistan and Pakistani people, 'Mule Train' will take you through Karachi to the Shandur Pass in a fast-moving adventure.
- Paperback - Short Books
Claypole is not a large man, he is a fat man ... with thin limbs, and life is not going well. He's alone, idle and on the brink of a medical crisis when a childhood friend makes him an offer he can't understand, can't talk about, but ultimately can't refuse.
- This Is Life
- Paperback - Canongate
In Paris, art student Aurélie Renard throws a stone and sets in motion a chain of events that will turn her life upside down. Suddenly finding herself in sole charge of a stranger's baby, and with no idea how babies work, it's only thanks to the help of her adoring professor and her heartbreaking best friend that Aurélie is able to navigate her way through the most extraordinary and calamitous seven days of her life.
- Add to BasketThe Wayward Wife
- Hardback - Hodder & Stoughton
The war everyone dreaded has begun at last but for Susan Cahill it is more an adventure than a tragedy. Helped by a white lie about her marriage to Danny she has a new job as a producer's assistant at the BBC. And glamorous new friends, including one American war reporter who has made London his base and Susan his target. Danny is also working for the BBC, sharing a room in a freezing farmhouse in Evesham, working long hours monitoring German radio broadcasts - and worrying about Susan. Stuck in London when the blitz begins, Susan's sister-in-law, Breda Hooper, faces up to the worst with a small son at home and a husband in the fire service. Then her Italian father, hiding out from both the authorities and his former partners in crime, prepares to leave Breda a legacy as explosive as any German bomb.