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Little Brown Book Group Extract

Extracts from Little, Brown Book Group publications.

Read an extract from Jenny Colgan’s Sunrise By the Sea!

Chapter One   The sun had been out earlier that day, and the family had all gone out to play. If you were to glance at the family, you probably wouldn’t notice anything strange at […]

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Before You Knew My Name: Read an extract from Ruby

  Before You Knew My Name is a startling, moving and uplifting novel about two women, Ruby and Alice, brought together in the most extreme of circumstances. They were always going to meet. But it didn’t […]

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Before You Knew My Name: Read an extract from Alice

    Before You Knew My Name is a startling, moving and uplifting novel about two women, Ruby and Alice, brought together in the most extreme of circumstances. They were always going to meet. But […]

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Read an extract from A Warm Heart in Winter . . .

PROLOGUE Qhuinn, son of Lohstrong, entered his family’s home through its grand front door. The instant he stepped over the threshold, the smell of the place curled up into his nose. Lemon polish. Beeswax candles. […]

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Read an extract from Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz

    You will already have an idea of me. There are enough of us dead girls out there. From a distance, so many of our stories look the same. That’s bound to happen when […]

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Once Upon a Lie Exclusive Extract

Prologue CLARE August 2019 Clare sat at her kitchen table and picked up her pen. It was late. She had laid out pale- blue writing paper with a thick ply that felt coarse between finger […]

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Hyde Exclusive Extract

  P R O L O G U E   He looked at his friend and wondered how he still lived. Such a strong character, such a powerful personality, such an irrepressible force of will […]

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Read an extract from The Heartbreak Club by Eva Woods

PROLOGUE To begin with, there were two people, and their names were Niamh and Antony. They didn’t know each other, and they never would. But the same life-defining moment came for both of them in […]

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Read an extract from Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen by Dexter Palmer

The Exhibition of Medical Curiosities.   The convoy of nine decrepit coaches and wagons that constituted Nicholas Fox’s Exhibition of Medical Curiosities rolled into the village of Godalming on a Friday in early September 1726, […]

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Read an extract from The Halfpenny Girls by Maggie Mason

ONE Marg 1937 ‘Oh, Alice!’ Marg’s heart filled with pity as Alice came towards her. One of Alice’s eyes was swollen and her cheek looked bruised. Before Marg could react further, Edith stepped out of […]

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Everything is Beautiful Book Club Questions

We have fallen head-over-heels in love with Eleanor Ray’s unforgettable debut, Everything is Beautiful. This exquisitely told, uplifting novel shows us that however hopeless things might feel, beauty can be found in the most unexpected […]

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Q and A with Eleanor Ray, author of Everything is Beautiful

We were delighted to sit down with author Eleanor Ray, whose debut novel, Everything is Beautiful is out on the 15th of April. This exquisitely told, uplifting novel shows us that however hopeless things might […]

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