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  • Invisibles by Ed Siegle

    Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2012 Invisibles spans two cities by the sea and four decades of music, torture and romance. From the streets of Brighton to the bars of Rio, Ed Siegle weaves the rhythms of Brazil and the troubles of his characters into an absorbing story of identity, love and loss. "A poignant account of longing, loss and hope... This novel captures the heartbeat and feel of Brazil." - TripFiction Learn More
  • 4 a.m. by Nina de la Mer

    Shortlisted - Writer's Retreat Competition 2010 Set in the early 1990s on a British army base, 4 a.m. tells the story of Cal and Manny, soldiers posted to Germany as army chefs. Bored and institutionalised, the pair soon succumb to the neon temptations of Hamburg's red-light district, where they dive into a seedy world of recreational drugs and all-night raves. But it is only a matter of time before hedonism and military discipline clash head on, with comic and poignant consequences. "An ambitious first novel... this book is about loyalty and betrayal, about friendship in adversity, about love and its shallow proxies." - Caledonian Mercury Paperback: 272 pages Size: 129mm x 188mm Learn More
  • Layla by Nina de la Mer

    Pick of the Year - Scottish Book Trust 2014 Book of the Week - Hello! Magazine Finalist - People's Book Prize for Fiction 2014/2015 Introducing an unforgettable heroine for our times, Nina de la Mer's bold and unflinching novel captures the mood of an urban generation, seduced by celebrity and fuelled by drink, drugs and pornography. "Gripping and engaging from the first page and cannot be praised too highly: talented writing; brilliant characterisation; a wonderful story of our time." - Bookgroup Info Paperback: 304 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm Learn More
  • eBook: Living With It by Lizzie Enfield

    Novel of the Week - Mail on Sunday Lizzie Enfield's compelling new novel explores the hearts and minds of ordinary people as they struggle to come to terms with the choices they've made. Acutely observed and utterly gripping, it explores love and loss, guilt and recovery, with humour, honesty and page-turning prose. "A brilliant evocation of emotional turmoil. Lizzie Enfield vividly portrays the parental dilemmas, moral complexities and potentially tragic consequences of the MMR controversy." - James LeFanu Learn More

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  • eBook: The Spider Truces by Tom Connolly

    Book of the Year - Financial Times 2010 Shortlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2010 Shortlisted - Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award 2011 Against the vividly described background of 1980s rural Kent, this moving portrait of a father-son relationship shifts effortlessly between evoking the terrors and joys of adolescence and the complicated pleasure and pain of being an adult. "A warm coming-of-age story that tackles family relationships, secrets, belonging and self-acceptance... moving and beautiful." - Coventry Telegraph Learn More

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  • eBook: The Longest Fight by Emily Bullock

    Set in 1950s London amidst the gritty and violent world of boxing, this beautiful and brutal debut is the story of one man’s struggle to overcome the mistakes and tragedies of his past.

    Shortlisted —Cross Sports Book Awards: New Writer of the Year 2016

    Paperbacks of the Year —Independent on Sunday 2015

    Longlisted —Not the Booker Prize2015

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  • The Schism by Robert Dickinson

    Sharp, compassionate and darkly comic, this gripping literary thriller shows what happens when the lives of those you care about are suddenly, terrifyingly, at risk. "Written with humour, intelligence and compassion... Dickinson’s second novel is by turns darkly comical, terrifying and poignant as it tackles the impact of mental health issues on the family." - Pamreader Learn More
  • So It Is by Liam Murray Bell

    Shortlisted - Scottish Book Awards Best First Book 2013 Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2012 Spanning the decades that saw Northern Ireland move from brutal conflict to uncertain peace in the 1990s, this powerful new take on the literature of the Troubles is both a political coming-of-age novel and a fast-paced literary thriller. "So It Is explores the physical and psychological devastation of the Northern Irish conflict on many levels with sensitivity and compassion." - Pamreader Learn More
  • The Noise of Strangers by Robert Dickinson

    An Orwellian dystopia in the guise of a fast-paced thriller, this is a coolly satirical novel laced with humour, suspense and intrigue. "I loved the structure... As a satire, it works well, and is completely believable as a 'nightmare present' scenario." - The Bookbag Learn More
  • Summer of '76 by Isabel Ashdown

    In this intense novel of secrets and simmering passions the acclaimed author of *Glasshopper* and *Hurry Up and Wait* takes us back to the legendary heatwave of 1976. "A fabulous coming-of-age novel that's saturated in '70s nostalgia." - Glamour Learn More

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