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Tricia Cresswell - the midwife

Tricia Cresswell – The Midwife

A haunting and moving historical fiction, The Midwife by Tricia Cresswell is perfect for fans of The Familiars and The Binding. 1838. After a violent storm, a woman is found alone, naked and near death, on the Northumberland moors. She has no memory of who she is or how she got there. But she can remember how to help a woman in labour and how to expertly dress a wound, and can speak fluent French. With...

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Catherine Miller - the archers victory at ambridge

Catherine Miller – The Archer Victory At Ambridge

It's 1943, and the war continues on in Ambridge. But the minds of the villagers are focused a little closer to home… For many centuries, a local tradition has told of a mystic living in a hermit’s cave just outside the village. Legend tells that she has hidden her prophecies around the area, but none have ever been found. When a visiting academic arrives in Ambridge, there for war work, but personally intrigued by the prophecies,...

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Sarah Hart - once upon a prime

Sarah Hart – Once Upon A Prime

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice "Wide-ranging and thoroughly winning." --Jordan Ellenberg, The New York Times Book Review "An absolute joy to read!" --Steven Levitt, New York Times bestselling author of Freakonomics For fans of Seven Brief Lessons in Physics, an exploration of the many ways mathematics can transform our understanding of literature and vice versa, by the first woman to hold England's oldest mathematical chair. We often think of mathematics and literature as polar opposites. But...

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Rosie Garland - the fates

Rosie Garland – The Fates

You've heard the legends, now hear their truth . . . Before Gods and mortals, there were The Fates - three sisters born out of Nyx's darkness, destined to weave the lives and deaths of humankind for eternity. But immortality is a heavy burden, and Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos are captivated by the gloriously human lives of the mortals below, especially those of the great warrior Atalanta and her ill-fated lover, Meleager. However, being a Goddess of Fate...

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Rosie Walker - the baby monitor

Rosie Walker – The Baby Monitor

I’m closing my daughter’s bedroom door after putting her to bed and saying I love her one last time, when I hear the baby monitor crackle to life. The voice sends shockwaves to my core: ‘Your mother doesn’t love you.’ My husband says it’s just exhaustion and I’m hearing things. But he has no idea what that voice is doing to Olivia. He doesn’t see the look in my daughter’s eyes as she pushes me away...

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Frances Tophill - the modern gardener

Frances Tophill – The Modern Gardener

'Frances Tophill is not only a qualified horticulturalist but is fast becoming the fresh new face of television gardening.' Daily Mail We no longer just want to garden; we want to engage with the land, the plants in it, the animals, insects and even the fungi. The Modern Gardener isn't just about creating a space that simply looks visually stunning but about encouraging wildlife, reducing our carbon footprint and making our outdoor and indoor space more...

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Nicola Nuttall - the stars will still be there

Nicola Nuttall – The Stars Will Still Be There

The heartbreaking but life-affirming memoir from Nicola Nuttall about her inspirational daughter Laura When Nicola Nuttall was told that her 18-year-old daughter Laura had only 12 months to live following a diagnosis of the most aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma multiforme, she couldn’t begin to process her emotions. It was her greatest fear come true. But while her mother struggled to adjust and searched for new treatments, Laura made a decision: she would live her life...

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David Arrowsmith - narcoball

David Arrowsmith – Narcoball

Narcoball uncovers the incredible story of Colombian football during the early 1990s - shaped by drug lords, rivalries, and ambition. It uncovers a football empire backed by cartels - where victory was a currency of its own, and defeat, a matter of life and death. This is a different story of Pablo Escobar and his rivals. A tale of clandestine deals that reshaped Medellin's football clubs, where fortunes were won and lost. It unveils the extraordinary...

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Peter Kay - TV

Peter Kay – T.V.

THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER *The long-awaited return of the comedy national treasure* Blockbusters, Baywatch … Mastermind, Moonlighting … Porridge, Parkinson … Peter Kay takes you on a journey into the wonders of TV –back to the days when Dusty Bin was a household name, Robin of Sherwood was a pin-up and the Brookside siege was the event of the year. For a young telly-loving Peter growing up in Bolton, TV meant Sunday bath nights with a...

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George Mann - the eye of darkness

George Mann – The Eye of Darkness

One year after the tragic events of The Fallen Star, the Jedi fight to break the Nihil's control over the galaxy. The galaxy is divided. Following the shocking destruction of Starlight Beacon, the Nihil have established an impenetrable barrier called the Stormwall around part of the Outer Rim, where Marchion Ro rules and his followers wreak havoc at his every whim. Jedi trapped behind enemy lines, including Avar Kriss, must fight to help the worlds being...

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