Modern Fiction

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

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FIRST MAN
ALBERT CAMUS    Book Number: 88687
Published price: £10.99
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The unfinished manuscript of The First Man was discovered in the wreckage of a car accident in which the famous French author Albert Camus died in 1960. Although it was not published for over 30 y...
SANDS OF SHARK ISLAND
ALEXANDER MCCALL SMITH    Book Number: 88727
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Join Ben and Fee MacTavish and the rest of the crew on the School Ship Tobermory as they set off for the Caribbean to explore some of the world's finest waters for sailing. Their routine of seaman...
RED ROWANS AND WILD HONEY
BETSY WHYTE    Book Number: 88468
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Betsy was born in 1919 into a travelling family and here tells her own story with the bitter and sweet the rowan and the honey. She was brought up in the age old tradition of the 'mist people', co...
FIRST BLOOD
ANGELA MARSONS    Book Number: 88852
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This million copy international bestseller is written by Angela Marsons who lives with two bouncy golden retrievers and a potty-mouthed African Grey parrot in the Black Country. She is an author y...
GOOD AS DEAD
MARK BILLINGHAM    Book Number: 88853
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Police officer Helen Weeks walks into her local newsagent's on her way to work. It's the last place she expects to be met with violence, but she is about to come face to face with a gunman. The h...
GOOD GIRL, BAD GIRL
MICHAEL ROBOTHAM    Book Number: 88854
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Before becoming a novelist, Michael Robotham was an investigative journalist working across America, Australia and Britain and investigated notorious cases such as the serial killer couple Fred and...
HOUSE OF FAME
OLIVER HARRIS    Book Number: 88856
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Ian Rankin described this one as a 'Mazy, pacy London Noir.' Amber Knight is hot property - pop star, film star, front-page gossip. DC Nick Belsey is less celebrated. He can't shake the habit of...
LAST OF HER KIND
SIGRID NUNEZ    Book Number: 88857
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Ann Drayton and Georgette George meet as freshmen roommates at Barnard College in 1968. Ann, who comes from a wealthy New England family is bright and idealistic. Georgette, who comes from a bleak...
KISS KISS, BANG BANG
MIKE RIPLEY    Book Number: 88784
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A tense, dramatic and thrilling story with lashings of suspense and mystery, less of a Whodunnit than a How can they survive this? There are wartime classics about the Arctic convoys like HMS Ulys...
THINGS THEY CARRIED
TIM O'BRIEN    Book Number: 88795
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'Matchbook' design whereby the back cover folds over the page edges and inside the front cover to make the whole edge look like the strip to strike on a box of matches on this 2019 designer reprint...
DAY OF THE DEAD
NICCI FRENCH    Book Number: 88513
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The final novel in the bestselling Frieda Klein series has an incredible number of plot twists and an explosive final dénouement, where fast action combines with psychological subtlety. A young mot...
FRONT RUNNER
FELIX FRANCIS    Book Number: 88517
Published price: $16
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A companion to Triple Crown code 88545 here is another fast paced and well constructed mystery. Jefferson Hinkley is back in his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Auth...
LEGACY OF SPIES
JOHN LE CARRE    Book Number: 88519
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The first Smiley story for 25 years, this was chosen as Book of the Year by the TLS and the Times in 2017 on publication and is 'vintage Le Carré'. 'Immensely clever, breathtaking'. Peter Guillam...
NATION
TERRY PRATCHETT    Book Number: 88530
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Pratchett was an indisputable one-off, gloriously unpredictable and the acclaimed creator of the bestselling Discworld series. Aimed at young adults, here is a wise and witty comic satire. On the...
ON CHESIL BEACH: A Novel
IAN MCEWAN    Book Number: 88533
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It is the early 1960s. In a masterwork from the Booker Prize-winning author, covering the first 24 hours of a marriage between two young virgins fraught with anxiety about their physical compatibi...
ONLY STORY
JULIAN BARNES    Book Number: 88535
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It is the early 1960s, and in a staid suburb 15 miles south of London, Paul aged 19 and home from university for the holidays is urged by his mother to join the local tennis club. At the mixed dou...
REGENERATION
PAT BARKER    Book Number: 88541
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The Booker Prize-winning first instalment of the Regeneration Trilogy and a powerful moving portrait of the deep legacy of human trauma of the First World War. Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland...
TRANSCRIPTION
KATE ATKINSON    Book Number: 88543
Published price: $28
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Juliet Armstrong, working for the Schools section of BBC Radio in 1950, heads to Charlotte Street in her lunch hour and suddenly sees someone she knew during her war work for MI5 ten years earlier,...
TRIGGER MORTIS: 007 A James Bond Novel
ANTHONY HOROWITZ    Book Number: 88544
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Welcoming back familiar faces including M and Miss Moneypenny, Bond is back in his 1950s heyday in this exhilarating thriller by the bestselling writer who uses original material by Ian Fleming. I...
TRIPLE CROWN
FELIX FRANCIS    Book Number: 88545
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Francis once again proves himself worthy of wearing his father Dick Francis's colours with one of the successful horse racing mystery novels. Jefferson Hinkley returns in this newest thriller, th...
WOMAN WHO STOLE MY LIFE
MARIAN KEYES    Book Number: 88549
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The Dublin-based novelist has written another comic, convincing and mercilessly funny tale. Working for her sister in the neighbourhood beauty salon, Stella after recovering she finds out that her...
BREATH OF FRENCH AIR
H. E. BATES    Book Number: 88865
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It's the end of a wet English August and the Larkins, all ten of them including little Oscar, the family's latest addition, bundle into the old Rolls Royce and cross the Channel to escape the angry...
FORD COUNTY
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 88876
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From legendary legal thriller author John Grisham comes a unique collection of stories connected by the life and crimes of Ford County, the setting of his iconic first novel 'A Time to Kill'. Ford...
HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
DOUGLAS ADAMS     Book Number: 88877
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An international phenomenon and pop-culture classic, the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has been a radio show, TV series, novel, stage play, comic book and film. Following the galactic (mis)adve...
LOST WORLD JURASSIC PARK
MICHAEL CRICHTON    Book Number: 88880
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The Steven Spielberg adaptation of this novel made numerous major plot changes to the original, making this the last true unexplored frontier of the Jurassic Park world. Something has survived. S...
PLAYING FOR PIZZA
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 88882
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Rick Dockery is an NFL quarterback for America's most famous football team, when he arguably gave his worst performance in his league's history. Overnight he became a laughing stock and unemployab...
STREET LAWYER
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 88885
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Michael Brock is a man in the fast lane, a rising star at Drake & Sweeney, a giant Washington law firm. No time to waste, no time to toss a few coins to beggars, no time for a conscience, until th...
WAR OF THE WORLDS
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 88886
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The classic tale of alien invasion and still the best, this was the very first modern depiction of extra-terrestrials attacking the Earth. The novel remains one of the most influential of all scie...
THE WARNING
KATHRYN CROFT    Book Number: 88308
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A gripping psychological thriller. "My little boy's room was empty, his bed neatly made. Alarm bells should have rung immediately. Then the knock at the door came. All I remember is a thick fog...
JOHN GRISHAM : Set of Five
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 88934
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Set incudes King of Torts, Street Lawyer, The Pelican Brief, Playing for Pizza and Ford County Stories. Buy all five and save even more.
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