A compelling tale of family ties, with vivid characters and an authentic Cretan background. Through dramatic storytelling, Victoria Hislop charts the fate of four generations rent by war, illicit love, passion and leprosy, from the thirties through to the present day. It is certain to capture the hearts and imaginations of the nation.
Modern fictionSonia Cameron came to Alhambra to dance but a chance encounter and a collection of old photographs plunge her headlong into a story of passion that occurred 70 years ago, during the Spanish Civil War. This second novel from the phenomenally successful author of The Island. The Return debuted at No. 2 in the Sunday Times HB charts and spent 9 weeks in the Top Ten.
Twelve years ago the small town of Coventry, Massachusetts was in the grasp of a particularly brutal winter. And then came the Great Storm. It hit hard. It was the deadliest winter in living memory. Until now.
Fifty-something Lizzie Prain is an ordinary housewife. She enjoys cooking, avoids the neighbours and runs a little business making cakes. No one has seen Lizzie's husband, Jacob, for a few days. That's because last Monday, on impulse, Lizzie caved in the back of his head with a spade.
Modern fictionA contemporary novel of love and grief, now in Review paperback, from a widely acclaimed Irish author. "Her voice is impassioned again. After so many years and so many novels, Johnston still has something to say" The Scotsman. "Written in Johnston's usual haunting prose...no word is unnecessary" Maeve Binchy, Sunday Times.
Modern fictionThe second title in a new, original paperback series from the internationally bestselling creator of bounty hunter, Stephanie Plum, alongside Charlotte Hughes - a popular author of comic and romantic fiction in the US.
Crime & mystery/Historical fictionThe second novel in the stunning new Francis Hancock series. It is October 1940 and undertaker Hancock is called out to attend to the corpse of a young gypsy girl. Meanwhile the Military Police are looking for a German, believed to be a Nazi spy.
Modern fictionThe 4th book in a fantastic new series from the author of the Gossip Girl books, which have been adapted into a successful TV series. Set in New York, it follows a group of teenage girls. Ages: 12+.
Adventure / thriller/Historical fictionThe second of an epic quartet of novels focussing on two giants of European history, Wellington and Napoleon. Opening in 1796 and continuing to 1804, it follows their lives as Napoleon establishes himself as Emperor and sets his sights on conquering all of Europe. Previous novel Young Bloods was highly critically acclaimed.
Paul Doherty is the highly successful author of several historical mystery series including The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, The Canterbury Tales mysteries and a new Ancient Egyptian series