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An Exclusive Extract From Winning at Life

CHAPTER ONE     ‘MUM! Ava keeps showing me her vagina.’ For approximately the three thousandth time that long, hot day, it appeared World War Three was threatening to break out. Wearily, Gemma left the […]

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Read an exciting extract from The Testimony of Alys Twist

  Chapter One   Parchment Halo I remembered it once said, when I was small, that I would go far. Whoever had spoken over my head had been right, I thought, because just twenty or […]

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An exclusive extract from Jenny Eclair’s Inheritence!

Prologue The baby lies in the half-open drawer and contemplates the cracked surface above her head. It’s called a ceiling, but she has no words for anything as yet – she is three weeks old. […]

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An extract from A Better Man by Louise Penny

  Gripping and full of suspense, A Better Man is the spellbinding new crime thriller from New York Times number one bestseller, Louise Penny. Read on for an extract from the first chapter.    ‘Tabernac. Someone from […]

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Read an extract from Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Lethal White by Robert Galbraith 2   … he doesn’t look the sort of man one ought to allow in here. Henrik Ibsen, Rosmersholm   Panting, his right knee aching, Strike used the handrail to […]

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An extract from Sunny Days and Sea Breezes by Carole Matthews

Sunny Days and Sea Breezes by Carole Matthews   Chapter One   The ferry slips out of the port at Southampton and heads out into the choppy, grey waters of the Solent. The sky hangs […]

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Read an extract from Tribes by David Lammy

The extracts below are taken from a chapter of Tribes by David Lammy. Part poignant memoir, part compelling call-to-arms, Tribes is a fascinating exploration of both the benign and malign effects of our very human need to belong […]

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Read an extract from Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith 1 2011 This Ain’t the Summer of Love He had not managed to scrub off all her blood. A dark line like a parenthesis lay under the middle fingernail […]

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The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

According to January Scaller, there’s only one way to run away from your own story, and that’s to sneak into someone else’s . . .   This breathtakingly beautiful novel is a love letter to […]

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Read an extract from The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith 2 How long must we fight? for I cannot stay, Nor will not stay! I have business. Francis Beaumont and Philip Massinger, The Little French Lawyer    The Tube was […]

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Read an extract from The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith Though Robin Ellacott’s twenty-five years of life had seen their moments of drama and incident, she had never before woken up in the certain knowledge that she would remember […]

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Read an extract from Private Scandals by Nora Roberts

  Private Scandals by Nora Roberts   Chicago, 1994   It was a moonless midnight in Chicago, but to Deanna, the moment had all the makings of High Noon. It was easy to see herself […]

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