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Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) by Philip Pullman (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where... read more


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The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Everyone knows the fate of Anne Boleyn, but not many know the story of her rise to majesty and the part played by her rival and sister, Mary, who was Henry's mistress and mother to two of his bastard... read more


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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance-now With Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! (Quirk Classics) by Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane... read more


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The White Queen by Philippa Gregory (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets. They are the claimants and kings who ruled England before the... read more


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The Greatcoat (Hammer) by Helen Dunmore (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A terrifyingly atmospheric ghost story by the Orange-prize-winning Helen Dunmore.┬áIn the summer of 1954, newly wed Isabel Carey arrives in a Yorkshire town with her husband Philip. As a GP he spends... read more


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Atonement by Ian McEwan (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Atonement is Ian McEwan's ninth novel and his first since the Booker Prize-winning Amsterdam in 1998. But whereas Amsterdam was a slim, sleek piece, Atonement is a more sturdy, ambitious work,... read more


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The Unseen by Katherine Webb (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

England, 1911. The Reverend Albert Canning, a vicar with a passion for spiritualism, leads a happy existence with his naive wife Hester in a sleepy Berkshire village. As summer dawns, their quiet... read more


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The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Beginning in 1885, with the British invasion of Mandalay and the capture of the Burmese king and queen, and encompassing over 100 years to modern-day India and Burma (Myanmar), Amitav Ghosh has... read more


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The Catastrophist by Ronan Bennett (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Ronan Bennett writes screenplays for television and film as well as novels. His third book, The Catastrophist, set in the Belgian Congo during the decolonisation struggles of 1959 to 1960, imprints... read more


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The Dream Of Scipio by Iain Pears (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

With his admirable craftsmanship and the rich emotional life Iain Pears grants his beautifully drawn characters, he has created a considerable following for his remarkable novels. The Dream of Scipio... read more


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Zoo Station (John Russell 1) by David Downing (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Affinity by Sarah Waters (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Affinity is a tale of power and possession that Henry James himself might admire. In her first novel, Tipping the Velvet, Sarah Waters explored secrets and longing--capping off this lesbian romp... read more


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The Book Of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

From the author of the New York Times bestseller P.S. I Love You comes an "engrossing new novel . . . filled with family secrets, intrigue, and magic aplenty" (Booklist). Born into the lap of... read more


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A Place Of Secrets by Rachel Hore (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

London auctioneer Jude Gower is despatched to Wickham Hall near the North Norfolk coast to value a collection of eighteenth century astronomical instruments and manuscripts. As well as the archive,... read more


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Persuasion by Jane Austen (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Anne Elliot, heroine of Austen's last novel, did something we can all relate to: Long ago, she let the love of her life get away. In this case, she had allowed herself to be persuaded by a trusted... read more


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Birds Without Wings by Louis De Bernieres (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Set against the backdrop of the collapsing Ottoman Empire, the Gallipoli campaign and the subsequent bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks, Birds Without Wings traces the fortunes of one small... read more


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The Ghost Of The Mary Celeste by Valerie Martin (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A captivating, atmospheric return to historical fiction that is every bit as convincing and engrossing as Martin's landmark Mary Reilly. In 1872 the American merchant vessel Mary Celeste was... read more


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Moby Dick by Melville Herman (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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The Return Journey by Maeve Binchy (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Return Journey is a collection of 14 short stories of life, love, and learning that enables the most harried reader to enjoy a well-told tale in its entirety before checking on the kids or... read more


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The Painter's Apprentice by Charlotte Betts (More from this author). Added: In the last week

1688: Beth Ambrose has led a sheltered life within Merryfields, her family home on the outskirts of London; a place where her parents provide a sanctuary for melancholic souls. A passionate and... read more