George Hall 57 is ready to retire, enjoy freedom to be alone. But he runs into a spot of bother – a skin lesion – must be cancer. Daughter Katie wants second husband, inappropriate Ray. Wife Jean is too busy carrying on with George’s ex-colleague to plan a wedding. Son Jamie fails to invite his love..
Bound by duty, drawn by desire Felicity Clairemont has come to Spain to claim her inheritance. Unfortunately that means spending time with the Duque Vidal y Salvadores and the darkly handsome Spaniard has always made it plain how little he thinks of her. The last time Vidal saw Fliss he desired and ..
Set in post-independence India, the novel follows for eighteen months or so four linked families in Calcutta, the province of Purva Pradesh and its capital Brahmpur, and the cities–Delhi, Kanpur, Lucknow—trawled by the heroine’s mother in her search for a “suitable boy”… But the greatness of the nov..
When five women become friends, it's one for all, and all for one! A heartwarming and hilarious novel from the bestselling author of Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Cafe and The Queen of Wishful Thinking. When dynamic, power-dressing Christie blows in like a warm wind to take over their department, f..
A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Dickens' greatest historical novel, traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dickens based his historical detail on Carlyle's great work - The French Revolution. `The best story I have written' was ..
The first book in the gripping Rivenshaw Saga, set at the end of World War Two***1945. The war in Europe is over. It should be a time of utter joy and celebration.Most women can't wait for their men to return, but in the small town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Judith Crossley fears having her husband..
A Tiny Bit Marvellous is comedian Dawn French's hilarious pageturner. Everyone hates the perfect family. So you'll love the Battles. Meet Mo Battle, about to turn 50 and mum to two helpless, hormonal teenagers. There's 17-year-old daughter Dora who blames Mo for, like, EVERYTHING and Peter who belie..
A romance novel about a boy who falls for a minister's daughter whose quiet life contrasted with his own. A Walk to Remember is Nicholas Sparks's defining book.Summary of the BookLandon Carter was never the sort to fall for a quiet girl like Jamie Sullivan. A Baptist minister's daughter, Jamie carri..
Bonnie Lindsay is born into a travelling fair community in the north-east in 1918, and when her mother dies just months later, Bonnie’s beloved father becomes everything to her. Then at the tender age of ten years old, disaster strikes. Heartbroken, Bonnie’s left at the mercy of her embittered grand..
The perfect escapist read, for all fans of Cathy Bramley and Scarlett Bailey. A Year at the Star and Sixpence is Holly Hepburn\'s four Star and Sixpence novellas collected together as a novel for the first time. When sisters Nessie and Sam inherit a little pub in a beautiful country village the..
John macmillan is an englishman in california studying sufism, and in particular rumi, the thirteenth-century islamic mystic and at present best-selling poet in america travelling to damascus, he hears rumours of a secret, heretical manuscript that might have escaped from iran during the chaos of it..
A ribald, good-natured story of love in Delhi.Accidents like Love and Marriage is an unexpected romp through the universal dilemmas of love and marriage. It is a compelling tale of incompatible relationships and their astonishing success rates. The Sachdevs, Menons and Singhs are urban Indians, norm..