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Crime, Mystery, Thriller and Horror

Further exploits of Sherlock Holmes
When Anthony Rathe Investigates The Sicilian Woman's Daughter Lynnwood ** Further Exploits of Sherlock Holmes
Detective Crime / Women's Fiction Horror Detective
"A perfect balance of deduction and soul searching" "An addictive read ... and thoroughly enjoyable" "An exciting ... beautifully written novel" The great detective returns
Ellipsis ** Featherbones Candy from a Stranger #  A Taste for Blood **
Thriller Urban fiction Psychological thriller Detective
"An intriguing, satisfying read" "An ethereal love song to a city by the sea" "Thrilling storyline" "You won't see what's coming"
** Lynnwood, A Taste for Blood and Ellipsis are also available in an omnibus edition: Three British Mystery Novels in print and e-book formats
Crime novel e-books under £6 UK, $7 US stores, except bundles     See catalogue for print crime novels


The Sicilian Woman's Daughter The Eloquence of Desire
Crime / Women's Fiction Romance
"An enthralling read on many levels" "This story will grip your heart"
Fiction e-books under £6 UK stores, $7 US stores. See catalogue for printed books

Young fiction, YA and Middle Grade

Petronella & The Trogot Petronella and the Janjilons
Mystery Fantasy
"This is an imaginative tale" "A great book"
Peregrine Harker & The Black Death The Boy Who Made it Rain
Adventure School thriller
"Somebody give the boy a medal" "Brilliant writing... brilliant book"
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         Other Fiction   

The True Friend (Il vero amico)
"A great gift"
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The Greatest Crash: How contradictory policies are sinking the global economy Understanding Brexit Options: What future for Britain? Psychology of Crowds (Revival)
David Kauders David Kauders Gustave le Bon
Economics, finance, business Economics, politics Mass behaviour
"Radical thinkers might have a point" "A useful addition to the current debate" "the unconscious irrational workings of group thought and mass emotion"
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