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Friends of Bookends | Coming Home to Winter Island by Jo Thomas

Wrap up warm and explore the breath-taking beauty of a remote Scottish island and an old house waiting to unlock enchanting family secrets. Francine Jo Thomas writes for an audience who wants a cosy comfortable read with a few hiccups along the way but with a reassuring satisfactory ending. I found Ruby, the main character...

The Lost Orchard by Raymond Blanc

Picked as one of the Telegraph’s cookbooks of the year 2019. ‘I began to dream about an orchard filled with thousands of fruit trees… Today we have an orchard with over 150 ancient varieties of apple. Each one has its heritage in a village or a county that used to thrive on that particular variety. They tell...

Into the Dark by Karen Rose

Sunday Times bestselling author Karen Rose is back with the gripping fifth instalment of the Cincinnati series. Fans of James Patterson, Karin Slaughter and Tess Gerritsen will love this unputdownable race to stop a serial killer out for revenge. When Michael Rowland saves his younger brother Joshua from the clutches of his stepfather, he runs for...

Remember remember the 5th of November

Fireworks
If you haven’t got any plans to celebrate Bonfire Night then look no further as we’ve pulled together everything you need to host your sparkling fireworks night! What to eat Why not try this mouth-watering Spiced Toffee Traybake recipe from Mary Berry’s Fast Cakes before you head out to watch those fireworks! Download the recipe here: Spiced...

Read an exclusive extract from Coming Home to Winter Island, the new novel by Jo Thomas!

Are you starting to get into the cosy, festive mood? Let us help you with an exclusive extract from the new book by Jo Thomas, Coming Home to Winter Island! Read the extract here: READ THE FIRST CHAPTER OF COMING HOME TO WINTER ISLAND Buy the book here. Happy reading!

BOOKENDS HALLOWEEN – Alison Littlewood

Halloween
Happy Halloween everyone! To celebrate Halloween, we’ve been asking some of our authors some ghoulish questions! This week, we’re talking to Alison Littlewood, author of the atmospheric ghost story, Mistletoe. What are your favourite spooky reads? So many books! It’s hard to name just a few, but some recent favourites include The Loney by Andrew...

Author Johanna Bell on the inspiration behind The Bobby Girls

Johanna Bell shares the story of the real women who inspired her new book The Bobby Girls – the first in an uplifting, gritty saga series about Britain’s first ever female police officers. The Bobby Girls is out now in eBook and audiobook! With a grandad who fought in World War Two and a cousin...

The Joys of a Staycation

Erin Green, author of New Beginnings at Rose Cottage, writes about the beauty of going on holiday in the UK. The raindrops are pounding my window pane as I type so, at this precise moment, it seems incredibly difficult to justify a staycation within the UK. Today, we have rain which sounds beautiful but, when...

Bookends Halloween | A Spooky Q&A with Angela Clarke!

Next up in our Bookends Halloween series, we ask Angela Clarke – author of the brilliantly gripping On My Life – about her go-to Halloween films, her favourite spooky reads and more! What are your favourite spooky reads? I’m quite a wuss – and if I read anything too scary (especially just before bed), I...

An exclusive extract from IN HER EYES, the gripping new domestic thriller from Sarah Alderson!

Read an exclusive extract from IN HER EYES, a gripping thriller about secrets in a seemingly perfect family, from the author of the equally twisty psychological thriller FRIENDS LIKE THESE! From the author of FRIENDS LIKE THESE, IN HER EYES will keep you up all night. You’re at home with your family. You think you’re...



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