Modern Fiction

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

Modern and Contemporary Fiction and Upmarket Bestsellers

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LOVE & RUIN
PAULA MCLAIN    Book Number: 86328
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £1.13
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Prologue: 'Near dawn on July 13, 1936, as three assassins scaled a high garden wall in Tenerife hoping to catch the band of armed guards unaware, I was asleep in a tiny room in Stuttgart, waiting f...
SAVAGES
SHIRLEY CONRAN     Book Number: 87548
Published price: £7
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"The children of the rich never expect anything terrible to happen to them. Armoured with this self-confidence, the young anthropologist - who belonged to one of the oldest, wealthiest and most po...
HOUSE OF SHADOWS
KATE WILLIAMS    Book Number: 87680
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Celia De Witt is half German, half English, and heiress to her family's vast fortune. As the glittering Twenties plunge into Depression, a shocking revelation sends her far from everything she kno...
LANDING ON THE SUN
MICHAEL FRAYN    Book Number: 87696
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Ever since an obscure Civil Servant called Stephen Summerchild fell to his death from a window in the Admiralty, rumours have circulated about a connection with some secret defence project. Now as...
WHITEHALL MANDARIN
EDWARD WILSON    Book Number: 88458
Published price: £11.99
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Lady Somers is rich, beautiful and powerful, the first woman to head up the Ministry of Defence. She also has something to hide. Catesby's job is to uncover her story and bury it forever. This l...
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...
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...
BLEACHERS
JOHN GRISHAM    Book Number: 89228
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Glory never dies. Neely Crenshaw was the best quarterback ever to play for the Messina Spartans, the state's most legendary high school football team. 15 years later with the glory days far behind...
PAGAN STONE
NORA ROBERTS    Book Number: 89452
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The Pagan Stone had stood for hundreds of years, long before three boys gathered around it to spill their blood in a bond of brotherhood, unwittingly releasing a force bent on destruction. Gage Tu...
DEATH DOESN'T BARGAIN
SHERRILYN KENYON    Book Number: 89579
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The Deadmen are back, but so are the demons who have broken free from their eternal prison, bent on mankind's destruction. The worst of the lot is Vine, determined to claim their lives for taking h...
LIGHTNING MEN
THOMAS MULLEN    Book Number: 89581
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"A brilliant blending of crime, mystery and American history. Terrific entertainment." - Stephen King. Atlanta 1950. Officer Denny Rakestraw and 'Negro Officers' Lucius Boggs and Tommy Smith face ...
POSSESSION
Michael Rutger    Book Number: 89496
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Nolan Moore is the host of The Anomaly Files, a TV show that tackles unsolved mysteries. He arrives in the remote town of Birchlake in northern California with his small team of explorers to inves...
SECRET HANGMAN
PETER LOVESEY    Book Number: 89251
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Bath detective Peter Diamond is having woman trouble. His boss wants him to find the missing daughter of one of her friends and he is not enthusiastic. A woman calling herself his Secret Admirer w...
QUIDDITY OF WILL SELF: A Novel
SAM MILLS    Book Number: 89975
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One of the founding members of the Will Self Club (WSC), Sam Mills was recently elevated to the position of Sovereign Grand Quiddity Inspector General, the most powerful position in the Selfian hie...
DINNER AT THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
NATHAN ENGLANDER    Book Number: 89745
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'Political thriller, absurdist farce, globe trotting romance: multiple forms jostle in a beautifully written take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.' - Mail on Sunday. A work of psychological pr...
NINA X
EWAN MORRISON    Book Number: 89752
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'This moving tale of growing up in a Maoist cult, and the traumatic aftermath, explores ideas of freedom, control and identity with warmth and humour.' - Observer. This award-winning novel is 'lit...
NOVEMBER: A Novel
JORGE GALAN    Book Number: 89753
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November 1989 and society in El Salvador is immersed in the horror of civil war. On a fateful November dawn, a group of armed men entered the Universidad Católica and murdered six Jesuit priests w...
RICHER, THE POORER: Stories, Sketches and Reminiscences
DOROTHY WEST    Book Number: 89756
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The Paris Review said, 'timelessly cinematic, with painterly visual descriptions and pitch-perfect dialogue that ranges across class, region, race, age, and gender.' The stories contained here are...
SIBANDA AND THE DEATH'S HEAD MOTH
C. M. ELLIOTT    Book Number: 89757
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Two bodies are discovered near Gubu, one burning at the base of a tree struck by lightning and, on the banks of the Zambezi, a second killing which threatens to tear Detective Sibanda's life apart....
AN UNRELIABLE MAN
JOSTEIN GAARDER    Book Number: 89782
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From the creative genius and author of the modern classic 'Sophie's World' comes a novel about loneliness and the power of words. Jakop is a lonely man. Divorced from his wife and with no friends ...
ART OF THE BODY
ALEX ALLISON    Book Number: 89785
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Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, this fascinating debut is about a gifted artist with cerebral palsy and his young carer Janet who is struggling to find her way in the world. Brutal, tender, ...
UNDOING OF ARLO KNOTT
HEATHER CHILD    Book Number: 89819
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What if you had an 'undo' button? Arlo Knott develops the mysterious ability to reverse his last action which makes him able to experience anything, to charm any woman, and impress any friend. His...
WHITE HIGHLANDS
JOHN MCGHIE    Book Number: 89821
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In a narrative spanning generations, we follow Sam and Johnny as they confront the might of the British state. This startlingly original novel is set in both present day and Kenya in the 1950s dur...
ALEX CROSS HOPE TO DIE
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 89995
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Detective Alex Cross has lost everything and everyone he has ever cared about. His enemy Thierry Mulch is holding his family hostage. Driven by feelings of hatred and revenge, Mulch is threatenin...
ALEX CROSS, RUN
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 89996
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Detective Alex Cross is hunting three killers, but is someone hunting him? They are on the rampage in the capital and dead bodies are piling up. Alex is in charge of all three investigations and ...
CROSS MY HEART
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 90000
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Alex Cross's whole world is crashing down around him. He has been hunted, stalked like prey, his predator priming himself for the kill. Cross has devoted his life to protecting others. Now he's ...
KILL ALEX CROSS
JAMES PATTERSON    Book Number: 90009
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The President's son and daughter have been kidnapped and Detective Alex Cross is one of the first on the scene. Just days later a deadly contagion in the DC water supply threatens to cripple the c...
FORGOTTEN LETTERS OF ESTHER DURRANT
KAYTE NUNN    Book Number: 89617
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From the bestselling author of 'The Botanist's Daughter' is a reminder of the redemptive nature of love that can be found in the most unexpected places. 1951 and Esther Durrant, a young mother, is ...
RED DAUGHTER
JOHN BURNHAM SCHWARTZ    Book Number: 90414
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Stalin's daughter was a difficult, complicated and deeply sympathetic woman. In one of the most momentous events of the Cold War, Svetlana Alliluyeve, the only daughter of Joseph Stalin, abandoned...
ELECTED MEMBER
BERNICE RUBENS    Book Number: 90480
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Bernice Rubens was the first woman to win the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1970 with this, her fifth novel. The Zweck family are a disturbing bunch, and none more so than Norman, whose brilliant ca...
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