Modern Fiction

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

A RATHER CURIOUS ENGAGEMENT
C. A. BELMOND    Book Number: 81004
Published price: $14
Bibliophile price: £0.63
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to A Rather Charming Invitation code 81003, we return to the life of Penny Nichols. Now in her London apartment, she has the classic car, the villa in France, the fabulous bank account...
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DAVID NICHOLLS    Book Number: 81010
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £1.13
Product format: Paperback

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By the bestselling author of 'One Day', this novel was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. Douglas Petersen seduces beautiful Connie into a second date, and eventually into marriage. Now almos...
ORPHAN SKY
ELLA LEYA    Book Number: 81221
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £0.63
Product format: Paperback

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She is a good daughter of the Communist Party. That's all that matters in Azerbaijan in 1979. Leila shows her loyalty any way she can - how her fingers dance across the piano in competitions, how...
EUPHORIA
LILY KING    Book Number: 82121
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £0.63
Product format: Paperback

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Inspired by the true story of a woman who changed the way we understand our world, here is a taut, fiercely intelligent tale. In 1933 three young, gifted anthropologists are thrown together in the...
ORFEO
RICHARD POWERS    Book Number: 82310
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £0.50
Product format: Paperback

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Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, The Independent said, 'This is the best novel about classical music that I have read since Thomas Mann's Dr. Faustus.' Composer Peter Els opens the door one ev...
EYE IN THE DOOR
PAT BARKER    Book Number: 82640
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £0.88
Product format: Paperback

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The second book of the Regeneration trilogy following on from code 82643 Ghost Road, a new vision of what the First World War did to human beings, male and female, soldiers and civilians. London 1...
ARCADIA
IAIN PEARS    Book Number: 82538
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Hardback

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A novel of huge technical accomplishment in which the author deliberately attempts to banish time so that all the threads of the ten characters have a cause and effect on each other whether events ...
FAREWELL TO LANCASHIRE
ANNA JACOBS    Book Number: 82633
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
Product format: Paperback

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Cassandra Blake has raised her three motherless sisters and the girls are the pride of their book-loving father and are not in a hurry to marry. But the American Civil War cuts off supplies of cott...
THE MILLER'S DAUGHTER
MARGARET DICKINSON    Book Number: 82829
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

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Emma Forrest has waited three long years to welcome home the man she loves from the horrors of the trenches, but now her father's bitter feud with Jamie Metcalf's family threatens everything she ha...
A GAME FOR HEROES
JACK HIGGINS    Book Number: 83043
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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The prolific and bestselling writer of The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch A King, Day of Judgement, Flight of Eagles, A Fine Night for Dying and The Wolf at the Door among his dozens of books is a mast...
MISS CARTER'S WAR
SHEILA HANCOCK    Book Number: 83054
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Based upon real historical events and written by the popular actress. It is 1948 and Britain is struggling to recover from WWII. Half French, half English, Marguerite Carter, young and beautiful,...
SPANISH CROSSINGS
JOHN SIMMONS    Book Number: 83366
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Hardback

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From the Prologue: 'September 1984, Spain. Mother declared herself happy. She had not liked Madrid. In her head it still rang with the steel clang of jackboots on the cobblestones. Standing in fron...
CONFESSIONS
JAUME CABRÉ    Book Number: 83371
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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The million copy bestseller in huge 751 page beautiful hardback translation, the book is a consummate masterpiece in any language which may change the way you think forever. At the age of 60, Adri...
VERY BRITISH ENDING
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 83381
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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An MI6 officer, haunted by the ghosts of an SS atrocity, kills a Nazi war criminal in the ruins of a bunker. The German turns out to be a CIA asset being rat-lined to South America. As a hungry B...
MAKING OF MR BOLSOVER
CORNELIUS MEDVEI    Book Number: 83666
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £1.00
Product format: Paperback

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Born 16th October 1958 Andrew Lynch is otherwise known as 'Mr Bolsover'. Civil servant, librarian, columnist, local councillor, revolutionary, his recreations include shooting squirrels, skinning ...
COCKNEY ANGEL
DILLY COURT    Book Number: 83489
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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18 year old Irene Angel lives with her parents in a tiny room above the shop where her crippled mother ekes out a living selling pickles and sauces, whilst her charming but feckless father Billy ga...
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 83494
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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Bathsheba Everdene arrives in the small village of Weatherbury and captures the heart of three very different men - Gabriel Oak, a quiet shepherd, the proud, obdurate farmer Boldwood and dashing, u...
KITTY AND HER SISTERS
MAUREEN LEE    Book Number: 83505
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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It's 1950s Liverpool and the war is a recent memory, although bereavements are still raw and rationing remains in place. At the age of 19, Kitty McCarthy is determined not to let the past affect h...
SISTER'S DUTY
JUNE FRANCIS    Book Number: 83520
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £2.25
Product format: Paperback

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First published in 1998 as 'For the Sake of the Children' we are thrilled to have this 2016 reprint by an author who is a much missed friend of Bibliophile's. 'She will do what it takes, for the sa...
JOURNEY TO MUNICH
JAQUELINE WINSPEAR    Book Number: 83738
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Early 1938 and the German government has agreed to release a British subject from prison, but only if he is handed over to a member of his family. Because the man's wife is dead and his daughter a...
SPLASH!
STEPHEN GLOVER    Book Number: 83752
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Hardback

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Glamorous 2017 hardback we are delighted to have first time discounted written by the Oxford-based newspaperman. Sam Blunt is a drunken, broken-down tabloid reporter, whose days of derring-do seem...
A MAN OF PARTS
DAVID LODGE    Book Number: 82553
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Once H. G. Wells was probably the most famous writer in the world, 'The man who invented tomorrow' yet as the Second World War comes to a close, the ailing Wells feels like yesterday's man, deserte...
LILY JOSEPHINE
KATE SAUNDERS    Book Number: 82498
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Paperback

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The Sunday Times bestselling author has produced a sexy, funny, wittily tuned story. Lily-Josephine has a talent for love. Wilful, enchanting and passionate, she was the centre of a charmed unive...