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Age of Assassins (eBook, ePUB)
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***Look out for The Bone Ships , the start of a new series by RJ Barker coming September 2019, now available for preorder!*** Girton Club-Foot, apprentice to the land´s best assassin, still has much to learn about the art of taking lives. But his latest mission tasks Girton and his master with a far more difficult challenge: to save a life. Someone, or many someones, is trying to kill the heir to the throne, and it is up to Girton and his master to uncover the traitor and prevent the prince´s murder. In a kingdom on the brink of civil war and a castle thick with lies Girton finds friends he never expected, responsibilities he never wanted, and a conspiracy that could destroy an entire land. ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE DAVID GEMMELL AWARDS 2018*** ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE KITSCHIE AWARDS 2018*** ´Dead gods, dread magic, and a lead that feels like a breath of fresh air. Great fun´ Peter Newman, author of The Vagrant ´Outstanding. Beautifully written, perfectly paced and assured. Kept me reading well into the early hours of the morning. A wonderful first book - a wonderful book, period - that should be at the very top of your to-read list´ James Islington, author of The Shadow of what was Lost ´Simply unputdownable . . . the perfect mix of fantasy and mystery´ Fantasy Book Review ´With an original, immersive world that wouldn´t let me go and a pair of assassins worth rooting for, Age of Assassins is a pleasure to read. I can´t wait for more!´ Melissa Caruso, author of The Tethered Mage ´A dark-humored game of cat and mouse between assassins, with traitors on all sides´ David Dalglish, author of the Shadowdance series ´Age of Assassins builds a compelling fantasy world and peoples it with characters you can care about. Riddled with intrigue and dangerous magic, this is a hugely enjoyable debut´ Jen Williams, author of The Copper Promise ´Age of Assassins is a beguiling story of action and intrigue combined with a poignancy and humour that are as sharp as any blade´ Jon Skovron, author of Hope and Red ´Compellingly complex political intrigue and steel-sparking action sequences leavened by warm humour and genuine emotional depth´ Chris Brookmyre, author of the Jack Parlabane novels The Wounded Kingdom trilogy begins with AGE OF ASSASSINS, continues with BLOOD OF ASSASSINS and will continue with KING OF ASSASSINS.

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Blood of Assassins (eBook, ePUB)
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***Look out for The Bone Ships , the start of a new series by RJ Barker coming September 2019, now available for preorder!*** The assassin Girton Club-foot and his master have returned to Maniyadoc in hope of finding sanctuary, but death, as always, dogs Girton´s heels. The place he knew no longer exists. War rages across Maniyadoc, with three kings claiming the same crown - and one of them is Girton´s old friend Rufra. Girton finds himself hurrying to uncover a plot to murder Rufra on what should be the day of the king´s greatest victory. But while Girton deals with threats inside and outside Rufra´s war encampment, he can´t help wondering if his greatest enemy hides beneath his own skin. Praise for this trilogy ´Outstanding . . . Kept me reading well into the early hours of the morning´ James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost ´Dead gods, dread magic, and a lead that feels like a breath of fresh air. Great fun´ Peter Newman, author of The Vagrant ´Readers will appreciate Barker´s complex mythology and smoothly flowing plot´ Publishers Weekly ´Riddled with intrigue and dangerous magic, this is a hugely enjoyable debut´ Jennifer Williams, author of The Copper Promise ´A dark-humoured game of cat and mouse between assassins, with traitors on all sides´ David Dalglish, author of the Shadowdance series The Wounded Kingdom trilogy begins with AGE OF ASSASSINS, continues with BLOOD OF ASSASSINS and will continue with KING OF ASSASSINS.

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The Versions of Us
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A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AND NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER What if you had said yes . . . ? Eva and Jim are nineteen, and students at Cambridge, when their paths first cross in 1958. Jim is walking along a lane when a woman approaching him on a bicycle swerves to avoid a dog. What happens next will determine the rest of their lives. We follow three different versions of their future - together, and apart - as their love story takes on different incarnations and twists and turns to the conclusion in the present day. The Versions of Us is an outstanding debut novel about the choices we make and the different paths that our lives might follow. What if one small decision could change the rest of your life? Laura´s Barnett´s new book GREATEST HITS is available for pre-order now.

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King of Assassins (eBook, ePUB)
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***Look out for The Bone Ships , the start of a new series by RJ Barker coming September 2019, now available for preorder!*** Many years of peace have passed in Maniyadoc, years of relative calm for the assassin Girton Club-Foot. Even the Forgetting Plague, which ravaged the rest of the kingdoms, seemed to pass them by. But now Rufra ap Vthyr eyes the vacant High-King´s throne and will take his court to the capital, a rat´s nest of intrigue and murder, where every enemy he has ever made will gather and the endgame of twenty years of politics and murder will be played out in his bid to become the King of all Kings. Friends become enemies, enemies become friends and the god of death, Xus the Unseen, stands closer than ever - casting his shadow over everything most dear to Girton. Praise for this trilogy ´Outstanding . . . Kept me reading well into the early hours of the morning´ James Islington, author of The Shadow of What Was Lost ´Dead gods, dread magic, and a lead that feels like a breath of fresh air. Great fun´ Peter Newman, author of The Vagrant ´Readers will appreciate Barker´s complex mythology and smoothly flowing plot´ Publishers Weekly ´Riddled with intrigue and dangerous magic, this is a hugely enjoyable debut´ Jennifer Williams, author of The Copper Promise ´A dark-humoured game of cat and mouse between assassins, with traitors on all sides´ David Dalglish, author of the Shadowdance series The Wounded Kingdom trilogy begins with AGE OF ASSASSINS, continues with BLOOD OF ASSASSINS and concludes with KING OF ASSASSINS.

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Keeper of Lost Things
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We´re all waiting to be found... WINNER OF RICHARD AND JUDY AUTUMN BOOK CLUB 2017 The international bestseller, loved by readers all over the world Meet the ´Keeper of Lost Things´... Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the ´Keeper of Lost Things´ have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters... ´The first book I read in 2017 - and if another as good comes along in the next 12 months, I´ll eat my special gold reviewing spectacles´ DAILY MAIL Ruth Hogan´s second novel The Particular Wisdom of Sally Red Shoes is now available for pre-order

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Beneath the Surface
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PRE-ORDER NOW: the stunning new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Betrayals and The Good Girl After a chaotic childhood, Grace Vermuyden is determined her own daughters will fulfil the dreams denied to her. Lilly is everyone´s golden girl, the popular, clever daughter she never had to worry about. So when she mysteriously collapses in class, Grace´s carefully ordered world begins to unravel. Dark rumours swirl around their tight-knit community on the edge of the Fens as everyone comes up with their own theories about what happened. Consumed with paranoia, and faced with increasing evidence that Lilly has been leading a secret life, Grace starts to search for clues. Left to her own devices, ten-year-old Mia develops some wild theories of her own that have unforeseen and devastating consequences for the people she loves most. Beneath the Surface explores the weight of the past upon the present, the burden of keeping secrets and what happens when children get caught in the undercurrents of adult relationships. Praise for Fiona Neill: ´A novel made for heated book club debates´ Stylist ´Vivid and insightful´ Guardian ´No one writes about modern family with more truth or authenticity than Fiona Neill´ Lisa Jewell

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Beneath the Surface (eBook, ePUB)
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PRE-ORDER NOW: the stunning new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Betrayals and The Good Girl ´A rich, dark and satisfying read about the complexities of modern family life. I adored it´ Jane Fallon ___________ After a chaotic childhood, Grace Vermuyden is determined her own daughters will fulfil the dreams denied to her. Lilly is everyone´s golden girl, the popular, clever daughter she never had to worry about. So when she mysteriously collapses in class, Grace´s carefully ordered world begins to unravel. Dark rumours swirl around their tight-knit community as everyone comes up with their own theories about what happened. Consumed with paranoia, and faced with increasing evidence that Lilly has been leading a secret life, Grace starts to search for clues. But left to her own devices, ten-year-old Mia develops some wild theories of her own that have unforeseen and devastating consequences for the people she loves most. Beneath the Surface explores the weight of the past upon the present, the burden of keeping secrets and what happens when children get caught in the undercurrents of adult relationships. _____________ ´Neill describes human dysfunction with such compelling empathy . . . richly tense and deeply satisfying. I didn´t want to finish!´ Hilary Boyd, author of The Anniversary ´With her trademark dark humour and incisive observations of family life, Neill takes the reader on a fascinating, moving and intelligent journey to the truth´ Gillian McAllister, bestselling author of No Further Questions ´Beautifully told with great suspense´ Rachel Hore, bestselling author of The Memory Garden ´The perfect read to lose yourself in on holiday this summer´ Isabelle Broom, Woman & Home Reading Room Praise for Fiona Neill: ´A novel made for heated book club debates´ Stylist ´Vivid and insightful´ Guardian ´No one writes about modern family with more truth or authenticity than Fiona Neill´ Lisa Jewell

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In a Dark, Dark Wood
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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB CHOICE SHORTLISTED FOR THE BRITISH BOOK INDUSTRY AWARDS´ BOOK OF THE YEAR´This year´s hottest crime novel´ Independent Nora hasn´t seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare´s hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her. But something goes wrong. Very wrong. And as secrets and lies unravel, out in the dark, dark wood the past will finally catch up with Nora.´Genuinely chilling and totally compulsive´ Sunday Mirror´Mesmerising´ Guardian´You won´t be able to put down this creepy page-turner´ Closer´A tense, terrifying novel´ Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go Now available for pre-order: Ruth Ware´s brand new psychological thriller, The Death of Mrs Westaway. Coming June 2018.

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The Man I Think I Know
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As seen on ITV in the Zoe Ball Book Club ´Beautifully written, thought-provoking and completely charming.´ Ruth Hogan ´Mike Gayle is the king of touching, human stories, and this big-hearted book is his best yet´ Heat, 5 This is the stunning new novel from bestselling author Mike Gayle, for fans of The Keeper of Lost Things and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. A powerful and bittersweet story of an unexpected male friendship and an unlikely love story, a thought provoking storyline told with Mike´s distinctive wit and insight, touching on issues which affect us all. This uplifting tale reminds us of the simple courage at the heart of every human being. Ever since The Incident, James DeWitt has stayed on the safe side. He likes to know what happens next. Danny Allen is not on the safe side. He is more past the point of no return. The past is about to catch up with both of them in a way that which will change their lives forever, unexpectedly. But redemption can come in the most unlikely ways. Look out for Mike´s new novel, Half a World Away, available to pre-order now! Praise for The Man I Think I Know ´Beautifully written, thought-provoking and completely charming . . . reminds us that the everyday things we take for granted without realising how precious they are, can be snatched away in an instant with catastrophic consequences´ Ruth Hogan ´That rarest of things; a moving, beautifully written novel about male friendship . . . I absolutely loved it´ Lisa Jewell ´Mike is always wise and wonderful, but this is a whole new departure for him - read it!´ Jenny Colgan You´ll be both laughing and on the edge of tears with this brilliant read´ Fabulous magazine Readers are raving about this book! ´This is one of those books that is tugging on your heartstrings one moment and has you laughing out loud the next - another stunning plot line and narrative from Mike Gayle.´ ´I loved the narrative and I left this novel feeling totally uplifted . . . I now feel like there is some hope in the world!´ ´This book is sad, funny, quirky, touching, heartbreaking but - and this is going to sound totally cliched and corny - life affirming.´

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