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1
The Family The Family
Martina Cole
Devastatingly powerful and utterly unforgettable, Martina Cole’s The Family will hook you in from the very first page, and keep you there through to the very last. As ever it is a truly nail-biting plot with characters that are very …
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2
The Finkler Question The Finkler Question
Howard Jacobson

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2010.

The Finkler Question is a scorching
story of friendship and loss, exclusion and belonging, and of the
wisdom and humanity of maturity. Funny, furious, unflinching, this
extraordinary novel shows one of our finest writers at his brilliant
best.

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3
Twelve Days of Christmas Twelve Days of Christmas
Trisha Ashley

November 2010 Book of the Month.

Holly, a widow is looking for a quiet Christmas away from festivities and so is Jude whose brother has run off with his fiancee.  They both end up in the same village, which soon after …
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4
Angels in the Snow Angels in the Snow
Sarah Morgan

November 2010 Book of the Month.

A wonderfully feel-good novel with a Christmas storyline and one that’s full of romance and sparkle particularly when snowflakes are falling, Christmas carols are ringing out and the hills of the Lake District are shimmering …
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5
Room Room
Emma Donoghue

Shortlisted for the Galaxy International Author of the Year 2010.

August 2010 Book of the Month.

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2010.

This is probably the most extraordinary book you will read for a long time.  Although the premise has been done …
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6
The Distant Hours The Distant Hours
Kate Morton

November 2010 Good Housekeeping selection.

Kate Morton,the bestselling author of The House at Riverton, returns to our bookshops this month with The Distant Hours  – a bewitching tale of family secrets and betrayal.


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7
Three Seconds Three Seconds
Anders Roslund, Borge Hellstrom

November 2010 Book of the Month.

A “Piece of Passion” from the Publisher…
“Roslund and Hellstrom’s Three Seconds offers readers as tense and gripping, edge of seat experience as any novel I can remember reading. And a last twist that defies expectations …
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8
Sick of Shadows Sick of Shadows
M.C. Beaton

November 2010 Book of the Month.

A lovely series that see’s Lady Rose Summer fighting crime in Edwardian England. Just the right balance of crime, romance and fun. A brilliant escape.

Edwardian Murder Mystery Series: 1. Snobbery with Violence 2. Hasty Death …
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9
Boys Don't Cry Boys Don’t Cry
Malorie Blackman
Best selling Malorie Blackman delighted hundreds of tousands of readers
with Noughts and Crosses, her thoughtful and touching story about love
in a society riven by racial segregation. Here, movingly and
sympathetically as ever, she writes a powerful, insightful and …
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10
Call the Ambulance! Call the Ambulance!
Les Pringle

November 2010 Book of the Month.

A touching and heart-warming memoir of an ambulance driver in ‘70s Britain, his first Blue Lights and Long Nights was also a terrific read and like this a fascinating insight into the ‘70s. Coping with …
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