Recent Releases

This is a complete list of the new books which have arrived on the site within the last month. See This Month's Highlights for a selection.

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    The Crimson Petal And The White
    Michel Faber - Paperback - Canongate
    Sugar is an alluring 19 year-old prostitute who plies her trade at Mrs Castaway's brothel in late 19th century London. Her aim is to lift her body and soul out of the gutter.
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    Death On Blackheath
    Anne Perry - Paperback - Headline
    Greenwich, 1897. A macabre scene is discovered outside a house on Shooters Hill. There has been a vicious fight, and amid the bloodstains are locks of long auburn hair. Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called: this is the home of Dudley Kynaston, a minister with access to some of the government's most dangerous secrets, and any inquiry must be handled with utmost discretion.
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    The Dragonfly Diaries: The Story Behind Europe's First Dragonfly & Damselfly Sanctuary
    Ruary Mackenzie Dodds - Paperback - Saraband
    Britain is home to some 40 species of dragonfly, and public interest in their plight is high now thanks to their primeval beauty and a growing realisation of their importance for water eco-systems. The author shares his quirky fascination for these remarkable creatures over the 25 years he has been working with them.
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    Dragon Land
    Maureen Reynolds - Paperback - Black & White Publishing
    Lizzie Flint learns things a young girl shouldn't know. During WWII, she learns that her father is missing in action, and she and her mother will have to live with her grandmother until he is found. Grown up, Lizzie develops an adventurous streak and travels to Hong Kong to take up a teaching post. She marries, but her husband is sent to Shanghai to report on the Japanese bombings - and Lizzie fears that, like her father, she will never see her husband again.
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    The Good Man Jesus And The Scoundrel Christ
    Philip Pullman - Paperback - Canongate
    In this ingenious, spellbinding and fiercely subversive retelling of the life of Jesus, Philip Pullman reimagines the most influential story ever told. He offers a radical new take on the myths and the mysteries of the Gospel truth and the resulting church that has so shaped the course of the last two millennia.
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    Improve Your Bridge Game
    Andrew Robson - Paperback - HarperCollins Publishers
    A bridge guide aimed at the less experienced or social player who longs to improve but keeps repeating the same mistakes, often not knowing that they are mistakes.
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    The List
    Joanna Bolouri - Paperback - Quercus
    Phoebe Henderson may be single but she sure doesn't feel fabulous. It's been a year since she found her boyfriend Alex in bed with another woman, and multiple cases of wine and extensive relationship analysis with best friend Lucy have done nothing to help. Faced with a new year but no new love, Phoebe concocts a different kind of resolution. The List: ten things she's always wanted to do in bed but has never had the chance (or the courage!) to try. A bucket list for between the sheets. One year of pleasure, no strings attached. Simple, right? Factor in meddlesome colleagues, friends with benefits, getting frisky al fresco and maybe, possibly, true love and Phoebe's got her work cut out for her.
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    Little White Lies
    Lesley Naa Norle Lokko - Paperback - Orion Books
    In a beachfront mansion in Martha's Vineyard, Annick and Rebecca have left their young children in the care of their life-long friend Tash. Tash has made millions from her fashion business and treating her friends to a holiday makes all the hard work worthwhile. But by the end of the afternoon, one of the children will have vanished.
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    Lothian & Berwickshire Coast
    Keith Fergus - Paperback - Mica
    This illustrated book details the walking and rambling potential throughout one of Scotland's most famous scenic areas, the idyllic coastline of East Lothian and Berwickshire.
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    Making It Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS And The Men Who Blew Up The British Economy
    Iain Martin - Paperback - Simon & Schuster
    An explosive, controversial account of the collapse of RBS and the collapse of the British economy.

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