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Books Guaranteed To Get You In The Christmas Spirit!

Christmas ‘To Do’ list coming between you and the joys of the season? We’ve got a selection of new books guaranteed to make you feel festive.

The Christmas We Met is out now in paperback and ebook.

Kate Lord Brown’s The Christmas We Met 

Kate Lord Brown’s sparkling winter tale follows Grace Manners, a talented young jewellery designer, as she fights to rebuild her life and family by solving the mystery surrounding a diamond brooch given to her by her grandmother.

The Christmas We Met is out now in paperback and ebook. Read a taster here.

Veronica Henry’s Honeycote

The very first novel from the author of High Tide. It may appear to be the perfect English village but what scandals lurk beneath the surface?

The Liddiards have a wonderful life at Honeycote House: endless guests, parties and family fun. But unbeknownst to his wife Lucy, Mickey Liddiard has a few secrets. What Micky doesn’t know is that there’s more than one person with their eye on the brewery. And his house. And his wife . . .

Honeycote is out now in paperback, ebook and audio.  Read a taster here. 

Honeycote is out now in paperback, ebook and audio.

Maureen Lee’s The Kelly Sisters is out on 3rd December in paperback, ebook and audio.

Maureen Lee’s The Kelly Sisters

A gorgeously nostalgic saga from the  bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool.

It’s 1925 and Patricia, Tara and Aideen couldn’t be more excited about leaving Dublin and heading for a new life in Liverpool. Yet it soon becomes clear that all is not as it seems, for the day after they arrive in England, their father hastily sweeps the girls onto a huge ocean liner heading to New York before vanishing midway across the Atlantic.

Maureen Lee’s The Kelly Sisters is out on 3rd December in paperback, ebook and audio. Read a taster now.

Maeve Binchy’s A Few of the Girls

The final story collection from one of the world’s favourite storytellers, A Few of the Girls is a glorious collection full of the warmth, charm and humour that has always been an essential part of Maeve’s writing.

‘Reading her books is like gossiping with old friends’ – Daily Express

A Few of the Girls is out now in hardback, ebook and audio.  Read a taster here.

A Few of the Girls is out now in hardback, ebook and audio.

Landline is out now in paperback,ebook and audio.

Rainbow Rowell’s Landline 

As far as time machines go, a magic telephone is pretty useless.

Georgie McCool can’t actually visit the past; all she can do is call it, and hope it picks up. Is she going crazy or is this a chance to make things right with her husband, Neal and her daughters before Christmas is ruined.

Landline is out now in paperback,ebook and audio. Read a taster now.

Dot May Dunn’s Christmas Around The Village Green

In a WWII 1940s rural village, family means the world at Christmastime. Perfect for fans of Call the Midwife.

Dot May Dunn grew up in Derbyshire, the daughter of a miner, during the wartime years. In 1951 she joined the NHS as an early recruit and went on to train as a nurse. Dot draws upon her wealth of experience and shares her life with her readers, provoking both laughter and tears along the way.

Dot May Dunn’s Christmas Around The Village Green is out now in paperback and ebook. Read a taster now.

The World According to Anna is out now in hardback, ebook and audio.

Jostein Gaarder’s The World According To Anna

On the 20th anniversary of Sophie’s World, Jostein Gaarder returns with a spell-binding fable about a girl who begins to receive messages from the future.

The more Anna sees, the more she realises she must act to prevent the future in her visions becoming real.

The World According to Anna is out now in hardback, ebook and audio. Read a taster here.

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Kate Lord Brown

Kate Lord Brown is an internationally successful author. Her novel The Perfume Garden was shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year 2014. She holds an MA in Creative Writing.

Find out more at Kate’s website, katelordbrown.com and follow her on Twitter at @katelordbrown.

Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and educated at the Holy Child convent in Killiney and at University College, Dublin. After a spell as a teacher she joined the Irish Times. Her first novel, LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, was published in 1982 and she went on to write over twenty books, all of them bestsellers. Several have been adapted for cinema and television, including TARA ROAD.

Maeve Binchy received a LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the BRITISH BOOK AWARDS in 1999 and the Irish PEN/A. T. CROSS AWARD in 2007. In 2010 she was presented with the BOB HUGHES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the BORD GAIS IRISH BOOK AWARDS by the President of Ireland. She was married to the writer and broadcaster Gordon Snell for 35 years, and died in 201

Veronica Henry

Veronica Henry has worked as a scriptwriter for THE ARCHERS, HEARTBEAT and HOLBY CITY amongst many others, before turning to fiction. She won the 2014 RNA NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD for A NIGHT ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. Veronica lives with her family in a village in north Devon.