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Delve into the first novel of Julia Quinn's world famous Bridgerton series, now a major Netflix show. This is the gripping story of Daphne Bridgerton and the Duke: welcome to the ballrooms of Regency London . . . Can there be any greater challenge to London's Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke? -Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, April 1813 By all accounts, Simon Basset is on the verge of proposing to his best friend's sister, the lovely - and almost-on-the-shelf - Daphne Bridgerton. But the two of them know the truth - it's all an elaborate plan to keep Simon free from marriage-minded society mothers. Their ruse works like a charm - at first. But as Daphne waltzes across ballroom after ballroom with Simon, it's hard to remember that their courtship is a complete sham. Maybe it's his devilish smile, certainly it's the way his eyes seem to burn every time he looks at her. It wasn't the plan, but it seems she's falling for the duke, for real. And amidst the glittering, gossipy, cut-throat world of London's elite, there is only one certainty: love ignores every rule . . . 'Powered by a surfeit of dazzling wit and graced with a cast of unforgettable characters' – Booklist Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349429212 • Author: Julia Quinn • Publisher: Piatkus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 2.4 cm

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London, 1754. Six years after leaving her illegitimate daughter Clara at London's Foundling Hospital, Bess Bright returns to reclaim the child she has never known. Dreading the worst, that Clara has died in care, Bess is astonished to be told she has already claimed her. Her life is turned upside down as she tries to find out who has taken her little girl - and why. Less than a mile from Bess's lodgings in the city, in a quiet, gloomy townhouse on the edge of London, a young widow has not left the house in a decade.  When her close friend - an ambitious young doctor at the Foundling Hospital - persuades her to hire a nursemaid for her daughter, she is hesitant to welcome someone new into her home and her life.  But her past is threatening to catch up with her and tear her carefully constructed world apart… Product Information: • ISBN: 9781838771409 • Author: Stacey Halls • Publisher: Manilla Press • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.9

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In the midst of World War II, the members of one village fight harder than ever to help the war effort . . . but behind closed doors, each is fighting a more personal battle. Pat Simms is reeling from her own role in her abusive husband's death and Sarah Collingborne is struggling with the absence of her husband, who is stranded in a POW camp abroad. Meanwhile, Teresa Lucas is anxious about her future as a parent, and her friend Alison Scotlock is on the verge of starting a new relationship. And Miriam Brindsley's good luck might be about to change . . . Amidst the complexities of broken relationships, loss and friendship, this group of very different women must work together to find a way through. Product Information: • ISBN: 9781785765674 • Author: S. Block • Publisher: Zaffre • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.29 x cm

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Unexpectedly bequeathed some money, Tam Crawford decides to settle down in the village of Ellindale, Lancashire 1934. He knows he can be impulsive, but this time he is determined to rule by his head and big heart... However, after one day, he has taken on a fiancee and two children to keep them out of the poorhouse and now Tam and his new family realise tat his act of charity is the best thing that could have happened to them! Meanwhile, with local benefactor Finn Carlisle's attempts to help the unemployed, Tam's cousin-by-marriage Hilda Kerkham is struggling to even feed her son! Will the people of Ellindale come together to help one another in these hard times? Product Information: ISBN: 9781473673298 Author: Anna Jacobs Publisher: Hodder Format: Paperback Pages: 352 Dimensions: 20 x 13 x 2.5cm

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The Twilight Saga series has entranced millions of readers around the world so be prepared to be taken on Bella and Edward's phenomenal journey in the Twilight Saga - 5 Book Box Set!  Now all 5 books in the series, Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner, are available in this deluxe white-edition paperback boxed set. When 17 year old Isabella Swan moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father she expects that her new life will be as dull as the town. But in spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she finds that her new classmates are drawn to this pale, dark-haired new girl in town. But not, it seems, the Cullen family. These five adopted brothers and sisters obviously prefer their own company and will make no exception for Bella. Bella is convinced that Edward Cullen in particular hates her, but she feels a strange attraction to him, although his hostility makes her feel almost physically ill. He seems determined to push her away - until, that is, he saves her life from an out of control car. Bella will soon discover that there is a very good reason for Edward's coldness. He, and his family, are vampires - and he knows how dangerous it is for others to get too close. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349001326 • Author: Stephenie Meyer • Publisher: Atom Books • Format: Paperback - Book Collection • Dimensions: 20.2 x 16.2 x 13cm

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World War Two is still raging across Europe. But for the Lavender Girls, the workers at the Yardley cosmetics factory in East London, there are even more challenges on the home front. Esther, newly married, is learning to juggle life as a working woman. Headstrong Patsy has a double life that takes her from the East End lipstick belt by day to the stage in the West End at night. And for bubbly Lou, a forbidden love forces her to choose between family loyalty and a chance at true happiness. One thing is certain: the Lavender Girls need one another more than ever if they are going to survive . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9781473698147 • Author: Kate Thompson • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks • Format: Paperback • Pages: 448 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 3.4 cm

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The old manor house has stood empty for years, left to rot since the last master of the Fenton family died. Until Jess Beddows steps inside, and feels she has come home. Against her family's wishes, she buys the house, promising to bring it back to life. Upstairs, in an attic room left untouched for a century or more, she finds a journal. It holds the heartbreaking tale of Martha, and of the cruel, entangled lives of the house's servants and masters nearly two hundred years before. As Jess is drawn into their tragedy, the whispers begin. Before long, everything she loves will be threatened by violent emotion and long-kept secrets. Can she survive the echoes from the past? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780755353941 • Author: Rosie Goodwin • Publisher: Headline • Format: Paperback • Pages: 400 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 13.2 x 2.7cm

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'Happiness had never been something she'd looked for. A quiet day with no insults or wallops, that was the best she could imagine.' London, 1920s. Kate Goss lives in a freezing cold garret, bullied by her aunt and cousins. She dreams of being rescued by her handsome father. No one knows where he is, or what he is doing, just that he is sure to come back a rich man. By the time Kate is seventeen, she has learnt to cope alone. When her aunt throws her out, she finds a job as a cleaner in the Bermondsey Bookshop and Reading Room. Here she will discover a world she never knew existed. But trouble is never far away and long-held secrets are about to burst into the open, ensnaring her in a web of lies and violence. Will she ever be able to escape? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781788542654 • Author: Mary Gibson • Publisher: Head of Zeus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 448 • Dimensions: 19.69 x 12.7 x 2.79 cm

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Escape to the ballrooms of Regency London with this beautifully designed boxset of the first four books in the worldwide bestselling Bridgerton series, the inspiration behind the Netflix phenomenon. In this glamorous, witty series, the Bridgertons reign over the Ton, watched (and gossiped about) by a mysterious columnist known only as Lady Whistledown . . . Included in this title: • The Duke & I • The Viscount Who Loved Me • An Offer From a Gentleman • Romancing Mr Bridgerton Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349430188 • Author: Julia Quinn • Publisher: Piatkus • Format: Box Set • Dimensions: 20.2 x 9.8 x 13 cm

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Lancashire, 1930. Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and since her mother died years ago it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister.  But Leah only has enough to keep their vicious rent collector at bay for a few weeks. Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His brother Jonah, an invalid since being gassed in the Great War, needs a wife. Charlie thinks Leah would be perfect for the job. The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn't please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life for her sister. But the two sisters soon find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah. Can the three of them ever look to a brighter future? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781473630802 • Author: Anna Jacobs • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks • Format: Paperback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 19.7 x 13.5 x 2.4 cm

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1880. Everyday life in London's slums is hard enough for Jane Roberts and her three children, but when her ne'er-do-well husband Bert walks out on his family, times are particularly dark. In the wake of his desertion, Jane longs to regain both her financial independence and her identity by divorcing him, but the path to such freedom is long and fraught with unforeseen obstacles. With help from a neighbour, a lucky break and fresh opportunities, the road ahead starts to look more promising. But can Jane and her children finally be free of Bert's clutches? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780749025380 • Author: Beryl Matthews • Publisher: Allison & Busby • Format: Paperback • Pages: 352 • Dimensions: 19.56 x 12.95 x 2.79 cm

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One Special Village . . . can make the world a better place. Lancashire, 1932. Widower Harry Makepeace lives in Manchester with his sickly daughter Cathie, scrimping and saving to get by. But after she suffers a violent asthma attack, the doctors say she must move to the clean, fresh air of the countryside to have any hope of survival. When Harry chances upon a patch of land for sale in Ellindale, and an advert for a disused railway carriage, he snaps both up quickly. Harry swiftly becomes part of the community and soon finds himself attracted to Nina, another newcomer to the village. Finally, he's found somewhere he and Cathie can build a new home. But their problems are far from over. Harry’s old boss will stop at nothing to punish him for daring to leave. And Harry's already made an enemy in Ellindale - someone who could make his life very difficult indeed . . . Product Information: • ISBN: 9781473630918 • Author: Anna Jacobs • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks • Format: Paperback • Pages: 368 • Dimensions: 19.9 x 12.8 x 2.5 cm

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Fiendishly smart, devilishly outspoken and - according to some, particularly Gareth St. Clair - probably best in small doses. But there's something about her - something charming and vexing - that grabs one and won't quite let go. Gareth and Hyacinth cross paths at the annual - and annually discordant - Smythe-Smith musicale. To Hyacinth, Gareth's every word seems a dare, and she offers to help him out with a knotty inheritance problem he's facing. However, as they delve into the mysterious St Clair history, they discover that the answers they seek lie not in the past - but in each other; and that there is nothing as simple - or as complicated - as a single, perfect kiss. Product Information: ISBN: 9780349429489 Author: Julia Quinn Publisher: Piatkus Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 3cm

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Once upon a Regency time, an author created a family... But not just any family. Eight brothers and sisters, assorted in-laws, sons and daughters, nieces and nephews, (not to mention an overweight corgi), plus an irrepressible matriarch who's a match for any of them... These are the Bridgertons. Through eight bestselling novels, readers laughed, cried, and fell in love.But they wanted more. And so the readers asked the author... What happened next? Does Simon ever read his father's letters? Do Francesca and Michael become parents? Who would win in a Pall Mall grudge match? Does 'The End' really have to be the end? This is a collection of Julia Quinn's funny, heart-warming 'second epilogues,' which are included at the ends of each novel. This collection also includes plus a brand new novella about none other than the wise and witty matriarch: Violet Bridgerton herself. So get to know the Bridgertons all over again - because Happily Ever After is a whole lot of fun... Product Information: ISBN: 9780349429809 Author: Julia Quinn Publisher: Piatkus Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 3cm

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Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton is a firm believer in true love.  He'd have to be an idiot not to be: all seven of his siblings are happily married. Gregory figures he is just biding his time until the right woman comes along. And so when he sees Hermione Watson, he knows with every fibre of his being, that she is meant to be his. But through Hermione's closest - and slightly less beautiful - friend, Lucy Abernathy, he finds out that Hermione is desperately in love with another man. Sadly, by the time Gregory figures out the right girl is actually the wrong girl, and the right girl was Lucy all along, it's too late. Lucy is to marry another! Now - on the way to the wedding - Gregory must figure out how to thwart the nuptials and convince Lucy that she was always meant to be his... Product Information: ISBN: 9780349429496 Author: Julia Quinn Publisher: Piatkus Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 19.5 x 12.6 x 2.8cm

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Will she be able to save her children? Martha Packer is much loved by everyone in the village of Hillsbridge. As the landlady of The Three Feathers, she runs a respectable establishment and is known for her generosity and care for her family and others around her - she even took in two orphan girls to save them from a life of cruelty in the workhouse. So when Martha announces that she has killed her son, Garth, the community is shocked. Garth was undoubtedly a bad seed, but they knew how much Martha adored her first-born. What could have driven her to such extreme actions? Martha refuses to give a reason, but her other children cannot believe their mother is capable of murder. They begin to believe that she is protecting someone - maybe even one of them... Product Information: • ISBN: 9781472256485 • Author: Jennie Felton • Publisher: Headline • Format: Paperback • Pages: 464 • Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 3.4 cm

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The fifth novel in the beloved Regency-set world of Julia Quinn's charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a major Netflix series. This is Eloise’s story . . . Eloise Bridgerton couldn't marry a man she had never met! But before she knew it, she was in a hired carriage in the middle of the night, on her way to meet the man she hoped might be her perfect match. Except . . . he wasn't. Her perfect husband wouldn't be so moody and ill-mannered, and while Phillip was certainly handsome, he was rough and rugged, and totally unlike the London gentlemen vying for her hand. But when he smiled and when he kissed her . . . the rest of the world simply fell away. Could this imperfect man be perfect for her? Product Information: • ISBN: 9780349429465 • Author: Julia Quinn • Publisher: Piatkus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 384 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.6 x 3 cm

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In every life there is a turning point... A moment so tremendous, so sharp and breath-taking, that one knows one's life will never be the same. For Michael Stirling, London's most infamous bachelor, that moment came the first time he laid eyes on Francesca Bridgerton. After a lifetime of chasing women, of smiling slyly as they chased him, of allowing himself to be caught but never permitting his heart to become engaged, he took one look at Francesca Bridgerton and fell so fast and hard into love it was a wonder he managed to remain standing. Unfortunately for Michael, however, Francesca's surname was to remain Bridgerton for only a mere thirty-six hours longer - the occasion of their meeting was, lamentably, a supper celebrating her imminent wedding to his cousin... Product Information: ISBN: 9780349429472 Author: Julia Quinn Publisher: Piatkus Format: Paperback Pages: 384 Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 2.8cm

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A charming new saga by Sheila Newberry, author of The Nursemaid's Secret and The Winter Baby, for fans of Call the Midwife. Sunny grew in the Mother and Baby Home on Grove Lane, London. The daughter of a wartime nurse and a pilot, she was abandoned by her mother shortly after her birth and taken in by Nan, the warm and gentle proprietor of the home. Never having known her parents, Sunny has always felt like she doesn't quite fit in, but now at sixteen-years-old, she is ready to find her place in the world. Heading out to start her first job, she finally feels she has some idea of who she wants to be. As 1950s London is changing at a rapid pace, so is Sunny. And when someone from her past returns, Sunny has some tough decisions to make. Decisions that could affect the rest of her life . . . Will she find the happiness she’s been searching for? Product Information: • ISBN: 9781838771454 • Author: Sheila Newberry • Publisher: Zaffre • Format: Paperback • Pages: 416 • Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.3 cm

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Two girls in 19th-century rural France. Annette works below stairs. Hélène is a daughter of the house. As children on the mean streets of Paris, they went through more together than anyone must ever guess and they share a secret to be kept at all costs. Now Hélène is in love with a man she cannot marry. And must marry a man she cannot love. A man she is beginning to suspect is both cruel and dangerous... Product Information: • ISBN: 9781789543315 • Author: Diney Costeloe • Publisher: Head of Zeus • Format: Paperback • Pages: 416 • Dimensions: 19.81 x 12.9 x 3.3 cm

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