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.
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.
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.
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.
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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