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  • Sara Barnard

    I was brave She was reckless We were trouble Best friends Caddy and Rosie are inseparable. Their differences have brought them closer, but as she turns sixteen Caddy begins to wish she could be a bit more like Rosie - confident, funny and interesting. Then Suzanne comes into their lives: beautiful, damaged, exciting and mysterious, and things get a whole lot more complicated. As Suzanne's past is revealed and her present begins to unravel, Caddy begins to see how much fun a little trouble can be. But the course of both friendship and recovery is rougher than either girl realizes, and Caddy is about to learn that downward spirals have a momentum of their own. Read by Charlie Sanderson,...read more

  • Eleanor Wasserberg

    “Unrelentingly eerie . . . packed with subtle, skin-crawling suspense . . . When it comes to crafting an immersive atmosphere of fear and unease, Foxlowe is a delicious slice of darkness.” —NPR An astonishing literary debut about a young girl’s coming of age in the haunting, enchanting world of an English commune—a modern gothic novel with echoes of Room and Never Let Me Go   Foxlowe is a crumbling old house in the moors—a wild, secluded, and magical place. For Green, it is not just home, but everything she knows.   Outside, people live in little square houses, with unhappy families and tedious jobs. At Foxlowe, Green runs free...read more

  • Lesley Pearse

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of A Lesser Evil by Lesley Pearse. She defied her parents to marry for love . . . Following her heart, Fifi moves with Dan to London where they rent a seedy flat in Dale Street, Kennington. Though Fifi must now become acquainted with squalor, she is soon drawn into the goings on behind the shabby front doors of her new neighbours. But it is the Muckles, at number 11, who are the street's focus. Rumours of criminal depravity and shocking behaviour are rife. So when Fifi steps in to help their youngest child, she risks the wrath of this frightening family. Suddenly, not only her marriage and her family but the lives of all the inhabitants of...read more

  • Gillian Mcallister

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of No Further Questions by Gillian McAllister, read by Imogen Church, Charlie Sanderson, Andy Cresswell, Jan Cramer, Penny Andrews, Cassie Layton, Rachael Beresford and Malk Williams. 'Addictive, clever, twisty. McAllister's best book yet' Sun The police say she's guilty. She insists she's innocent. She's your sister. You loved her. You trusted her. But they say she killed your child. Who do you...read more

  • Gillian Mcallister

    An electrifying novel about the unyielding bond between two sisters, which is severely tested when one of them is accused of the worst imaginable crime. Martha and Becky Blackwater are more than sisters--they're each other's lifelines. When Martha finds herself struggling to balance early motherhood and her growing business, Becky steps in to babysit her niece, Layla, without a second thought, bringing the two women closer than ever. But then the unthinkable happens, and Becky is charged with murder. Nine months later, Becky is on trial and maintains her innocence--and so does Martha. Unable to shake the feeling that her sister couldn't possibly be guilty, Martha sets out to uncover...read more

  • Debbie Howells

    A Richard and Judy Book Club bestseller, Debbie Howells' The Bones of You is a gripping psychological thriller about the dark side of suburban England. I have a gardener's inherent belief in the natural order of things. Soft-petalled flowers that go to seed. The resolute passage of the seasons. Swallows that fly thousands of miles to follow the eternal summer. Children who don't die before their parents. A community in shock When eighteen-year-old Rosie Anderson disappears, the idyllic village where she lived will never be the same again. Local gardener Kate is struck with guilt. She'd come to know Rosie well, and thought she understood her - perhaps better even than Rosie's own...read more

  • Frances Maynard

    'Big-hearted and charming.' - James Hannah, author of The A to Z of You and Me Funny, heartwarming and ultimately triumphant, The Seven Imperfect Rules of Elvira Carr by Frances Maynard is the perfect story for anyone who doesn't quite fit in - and for everyone who chooses not to. Elvira Carr is twenty-seven and neuro-atypical. Her father - who she suspects was in the secret service - has passed away and, after several Unfortunate Incidents growing up, she now spends most of her time at home with her overbearing mother. But when her mother has a stroke and is taken into care, Elvira is suddenly forced to look after herself or risk ending up in Sheltered Accommodation. Armed with her...read more

  • Sara Barnard

    Fierce Fragile Hearts is the stunning companion novel to Sara Barnard's YA bestseller Beautiful Broken Things. It is about leaving the past behind, the friends who form your future, and learning to find love, in all its forms. Two years after a downward spiral took her as low as you can possibly go, Suzanne is starting again. Again. She's back in Brighton, the only place she felt she belonged, back with her best friends Caddy and Rosie. But they're about to leave for university. When your friends have been your light in the darkness, what happens when you're the one left...read more

  • Carol Ann Lee

    The definitive account of the White House Farm murders - now a major TV series On 7 August 1985, Nevill and June Bamber, their daughter Sheila and her two young sons Nicholas and Daniel were discovered shot to death at White House Farm in Essex. The murder weapon was found on Sheila's body, a bible lay at her side. All the windows and doors of the farmhouse were secure, and the Bambers' son, 24-year-old Jeremy, had alerted police after apparently receiving a phone call from his father, who told him Sheila had 'gone berserk' with the gun. It seemed a straightforward case of murder-suicide, but a dramatic turn of events was to disprove the police's theory. In October 1986, Jeremy Bamber was...read more

  • Sarah Flint

    Buried in a woodland grave are a mother and her child. One is alive. One is dead. DC 'Charlie' Stafford is assigned to assist with the missing persons investigation. As more pairs go missing, the pressure mounts. Leads are going cold. Suspects are identified but have they got the right person? Can Charlie stop the sadistic killer whose only wish is to punish those he deems to have committed a wrong, or will she herself unwittingly become a...read more

  • Katie Hutton

    A moving and tragic cross-cultural love story for readers of Dilly Court and Kitty Neale. Oxfordshire, 1917 Ellen is growing up in the Oxfordshire countryside. The granddaughter of a Methodist preacher and intending to marry Charlie, a boy from the local village, Ellen's life is mapped out for her. When Charlie is killed on the battlefields of the First World War, Ellen is left heart-broken and lost. But then she meets Sam Loveridge. Mysterious and unruly, Sam is from a local Gypsy community, and unlike anyone Ellen has ever met before. Before she knows what's hit her, Ellen is swept off her feet and shown a world of passion, excitement - and true love. But the conservative...read more

  • Rosie Goodwin

    Ginny's drunken father, devastated by the death of her mother and three siblings, ends up imprisoned for murder. Charlie, Ginny's 8-year-old sickly brother, is taken to the workhouse. Ginny is forced to flee her job and the unwanted advances of the baker. Close to breaking point, her beauty leads her to become Lady's Maid to the difficult Miss Diana at Lamp Hill Hall. However, all Ginny wants is to find her...read more

  • Sarah Flint

    He keeps each one floating in formaldehyde to prevent rotting. Each finger denotes a victim, their heart ripped out and replaced by symbols of their treachery. He admires his trophies weekly; to him each one of them is guilty. DC 'Charlie' Stafford is already investigating a series of escalating racist attacks and it now seems she has a vicious serial killer on her patch. All the while he's watching, waiting... and...read more

  • Rosie Goodwin

    Warwickshire, 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann exhausted, and Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. Then Maryann is offered a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall, who Maryann grows unexpectedly close to. But their relationship doesn't go unnoticed, threatening to unleash a world of problems on them...read more

  • Jojo Moyes

    Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She has never even been on a weekend away with her boyfriend. Everyone knows she is just not the adventurous type. But, when her boyfriend doesn't turn up for their romantic mini-break, Nell has the chance to prove everyone wrong. Alone in Paris, Nell meets the mysterious moped-riding Fabien. Could this turn out to be the most adventurous weekend of her...read more

  • Fiona Field

    This page-turning novel from Fiona Field interweaves the stories of three very different women trying to get to grips with the life of a military wife Chrissie finds solace in her career as a medic in the regiment, but will love for a married man prove her undoing? Maddy is bogged down with a fretful baby and a super-ambitious officer husband. Will she be able to stand life as a regimental wife? And then there's bad girl Jenna, who doesn't believe in rules and regulations. Will she destroy her husband's career? Or will it destroy...read more

  • Fiona Field

    This is the story of two girls who, on the surface, seem to have a lot in common. Samantha Lewis will put everything into being the good soldier she thinks her father wants her to be. But her heart will lead her in an unexpected direction and threaten her love. Michelle Flowers also craves her father's attention, but her impulsiveness will drive her into an obsession with the husband of another woman - with disastrous...read more

  • Chloe Seager

    'I am so glad I read this book. It's like an old friend who will cheer you up and make you feel a bit better about all those times you've made a twit of yourself.' Alex Bell, author of Frozen Charlotte 'Great for fans of Holly Bourne' Katy Birchall, author of The It Girl 'According to Netflix, this is NOT how my teenage life is supposed to look.' When Emma Nash is ghosted by love of her life Leon Naylor, she does what any girl would do - spends the summer avoiding all human contact, surrounded by the Chewit wrappers he left behind. Seeing Leon suddenly 'in a relationship' on Facebook, however, spurs Emma into action. She vows to use the...read more

  • Kirsty McKay

    Ogden is a gnarly, man-eating ogre . . . with the dream of becoming a dancer. But no one will dance with him - not when they think they're going to be his next meal! Then Ogden meets Willow, a gutsy girl who lives in a tree house. She makes a deal with him: if he'll stop eating humans, she'll teach him to dance. A laugh-out-loud beastly story for 7-9 year olds. Will Ogden the ogre achieve his dancing...read more

  • Holly Bourne

    All Evie wants is to be normal. And now that she's almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as 'the-girl-who-went-nuts,' there's only one thing left to tick off her list... a boyfriend. But relationships can mess with anyone's head - something Evie's new friends Amber and Lottie know only too well. The trouble is, if Evie won't tell them her secrets, how can they stop her making a huge...read more