Catalogue April-June 2018


FICTION

Come and Find Me – Sarah Hilary £18.99 DI Marnie Rome's 5th investigation.

Greeks Bearing Gifts – Philip Kerr £18.99 The 13th Bernie Gunther thriller. Due 3rd April.

All the Beautiful Lies – Peter Swanson £12.99 Due 5th April. From the author of The Kind Worth Killing.

The Temptation of Forgiveness – Donna Leon £18.99 Brunetti no 27. Due 5th April.

Macbeth – Jo Nesbo £20.00 Due 5th April.

Dear Mrs Bird – A J Pearce £12.99 Staying cheerful despite the Luftwaffe! Due 5th April.

Painter to the King – Amy Sackville £14.99 Due 5th April. The story of Velazquez and his royal benefactor, King Philip IV of Spain.

Look to Your Wife – Paula Byrne £12.99 The first novel from the bestselling non-fiction author. Due 5th April.

Circe – Madeline Miller £16.99 Greek myth again; her previous novel was about Achilles. Due 19th April.

The Librarian – Salley Vickers £16.99 Due 26th April.


FICTION – PAPERBACKS

The Boy who Belonged to the Sea – Denis Theriault £8.99 Due 5th April.

The Pearl Sister – Lucinda Riley £7.99 Due 5th April.

The Last Secret of the Deverills – Santa Montefiore £7.99 Due 5th April.

The Silent Companions – Laura Purcell £7.99 A gothic chiller. Due 5th April.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Annie Burrows New edition to coincide with the film adaption. Due 5th April.

The Mitford Murders – Jessica Fellowes £7.99 Due 5th April.

A Distant View of Everything: An Isabel Dalhousie Novel – Alexander McCall Smith £8.99 Due 5th April.

House of Names – Colm Toibin £8.99 Due 5th April.

I'd Die for You...and other Lost Stories – F Scott Fitzgerald £9.99 Due 10th April.

Tell Tale – Jeffrey Archer £7.99 Short stories. Due 19th April.

Fools and Mortals – Bernard Cornwell £8.99 Due 19th April.

Red Sky at Noon – Simon Sebag Montefiore £8.99 Due 19th April.

Agatha Raisin and the Witches' Tree – M C Beaton £8.99 Due 24th April.

Into the Water – Paula Hawkins £7.99 Due 17th May.


BIOGRAPHIES AND MEMOIRS

Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life – Rose Tremain £14.99 Due 12th April.

Miracles Do Happen – Felix and Fela Rosenbloom £12.99 A Holocaust survivors' memoir. Due 12th April.

Lady M: The Life and Loves of Elizabeth Lamb 1751-1818 – Colin Brown £20.00 Due 15th April.

Dickens' Artistic Daughter Katey: Her Life, Loves and Impact – Lucinda Hawksley £14.99 Due 30th April.


HISTORY

The English Public School: A Personal and Irreverent History – Martin Stephen £16.99

The author was High Master of St Paul's School and before that of Manchester Grammar School. Due 5th April.

How to Behave Badly in Renaissance Britain – Ruth Goodman £20.00 Due 5th April.

France: A History from Gaul to de Gaulle – John Julius Norwich £25.00 Due 5th April.

Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots – Nancy Goldstone £20.00 Due 5th April.

Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages – Jack Hartnell £25.00 Due 5th April.

The Long '68: Radical Protest and its Enemies – Richard Vinen £20.00 Due 5th April.

A Little History of Archaeology – Brian Fagan £14.99 Due 10th April.

A Treasury of British Folklore: Maypoles, Mandrakes and Mistletoe – Dee Dee Chainey £12.99 Due 14th April.

Julius Caesar: A Life – Patricia Southern £20.00 Due 15th April.

Creators, Conquerors and Citizens: A History of Ancient Greece – Robin Waterfield £25.00 Due 19th April.

The Imperial Tea Party: Family, Politics and Betrayal – The Ill-Fated British and Russian Royal Alliance – Frances Welch £12.99 Due 24th April.


MILITARY AND ESPIONAGE

SOE Hero: Bob Maloubier and the French Resistance – Robert Maloubier, trans Tania Szabo £20.00 Due 2nd April.

A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma of Donald Maclean – Roland Philipps £20.00 Due 26th April.


CURRENT AFFAIRS AND POLITICS

Fascism: A Warning – Madeleine Albright £16.99 Due 5th (19th?) April.

People Like Us: Margaret Thatcher and Me – Caroline Slocock £20.00 The author worked at 10 Downing Street during the last 18 months of Thatcher's premiership. Due 19th April.

West Winging It: My Unforgettable Time in the White House – Pat Cunnane The author was President Obama's Senior Writer and Deputy Director of Messaging at the White House. Due 19th April.


ART

Modernists and Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters 1945-70 – Martin Gayford £24.95 Due 19th April.


LITERATURE

The Poem: Lyric, Sign, Metre – Don Paterson £20.00 The art of poetry, how a poem works. Due 15th May.


SCIENCE

The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science behind an Ordinary Day – James Kakalios £12.99 Due 5th April.

What it's like to be a Dog: and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience – Gregory Berns £18.99 Due 12th April.

All That Remains: A Life in Death – Sue Black £16.99 The author is Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology. Due 19th April.

The Order of Time – Carlo Rovelli £12.99 From the author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics. Due 26th April.


GARDENS AND GARDENING

Wreaths: Fresh, Foraged and Dried Floral Arrangements – Terri Chandler £14.99 Due 5th April.

Gardening Notes from a Late Bloomer – Clare Hastings £12.99 The author is the daughter of Anne Scott-James. Due 5th April.

Skymeadow: Notes from an English Gardener – Charlie Hart £18.99 A gardening memoir which celebrates the healing effects of nature on mental health and grief. Due

A Landscape Legacy – John Brookes £40.00 The landscape designer's memoir. Due 26th April.


PERFORMING ARTS

Last Night of the Proms: An Official Miscellany £9.99 Due 19th April.

BBC Proms 2018: Festival Guide £7.00 Due 19th April.


PHOTOGRAPHY

Artist and Lover: The Photographs of Joan Leigh Fermor – ed Olivia Stewart and Ian Collins £25.00 Due 23rd April.


NATURAL WORLD

Chasing the Ghost: My Search for all the Wild Flowers of Britain – Peter Marren £16.99

Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape – Mary-Ann Ochota £16.99 Due 5th April.

Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? - Mark Cocker £18.99 Due 5th April.

The Sea: A Celebration of Shorelines, Beaches and Oceans – Isobel Carlson £10.99 Due 12th April.


EQUINE

Stable Lass: Riding Out and Mucking In: Tales from a Yorkshire Racing Yard – Gemma Hogg £14.99 Due 5th April.


SPORT AND TRANSPORT

Playfair Cricket Annual 2018 – ed Ian Marshall £9.99 Due 5th April.

Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2018 – ed Lawrence Booth £55.00 Due 12th April.

Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket – Stephen Fay and David Kynaston £20.00 Due 19th April.

Custom Rides: The Coolest Motorcycle Builds around the World – Rob Davies £20.00 Due 1st May.


FOOD AND DRINK

A Table in Venice: Recipes from my Home – Skye McAlpine £26.00 Due 28th March.

Goat: Cooking and Eating – James Whetlor £20.00 Due 5th April.

Gennaro's Fast Cook Italian: From Fridge to Fork in 40 Minutes or Less – Gennaro Contaldo £20.00 Due 5th April.

Roots: Recipes Celebrating Nature, Seasons and the Land - Tommy Banks £25.00 Due 5th April.

Britain's Best Cook: Great Home Cooking Recipes from the BBC series £25.00 Due 19th April.


HUMOUR AND GIFTS

For the Love of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word – Graham Tarrant £9.99 Due 12th April.

How to Survive being a: Cat Owner/Dog Owner – Clive Whichelow £6.99 each Due 12th April.


NON-FICTION – PAPERBACKS

Whatever Happened to Margo? - Margaret Durrell £9.99 Reissued memoir from Gerald's sister.

The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors – Dan Jones £9.99 Due 5th April.

A Forger's Tale: Confessions of the Bolton Forger – Shaun Greenhalgh £8.99 Due 5th April.

Six Minutes in May; How Churchill Unexpectedly became Prime Minister – Nicholas Shakespeare £9.99 Due 5th April.

Bee Quest – Dave Goulson £9.99 Due 5th April.

This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor – Adam Kay £8.99 Due 19th April.

A Life in the Day: A Memoir of the Sixties, Writing, the Beatles and my Beloved Wife – Hunter Davies £8.99 Due 19th April.

English: A Story of Marmite, Queuing and Weather – Ben Fogle £8.99 Due 19th April.


TEENAGE AND CHILDREN'S


YA/Teenage

Storm Wake – Lucy Christopher £7.99 Inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest, this tells of a girl's isolated life with her father on a remote island in a sunken world. Due 5th April.


11+


9+

Lady Mary – Lucy Worsley £6.99 The divorce of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon seen through the eyes of their daughter. Due 5th April.

The Book Case: An Emily Lime Mystery – Dave Shelton £10.99 Crime solving at an exclusive girls' boarding school. Due 5th April.

The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day – Christopher Edge £6.99 A science-charged story about understanding the laws of the universe. Due 5th April.

Twelve Nights – Andrew Zurcher £12.99 A magical fantasy adventure. Due 5th April.

The Buried Crown – Ally Sherrick £6.99 This sounds exciting: with Britain on the brink of invasion, George is sent to the countryside, only to find an ancient burial ground hiding treasure Hitler is desperate to acquire. Due 5th April.


7+

The Bolds in Trouble – Julian Clary £12.99 Due 5th April.

The Chocolate Factory Ghost – David O'Connell £5.99 Archie is on a mission to save his newly-inherited sweets company from ruin, with puzzles and mysteries to solve along the way. Due 5th April.

To the Edge of the World – Julia Green £6.99 Sailing to islands at the edge of the world requires courage, friendship – and survival. Due 5th April.

Paddington's Finest Hour – Michael Bond £6.99 Now in paperback. Due 5th April.


5+

My First Book of Nature – Camilla de la Bedoyere £12.99 Due 19th April.


Picture Story Books

Goat's Coat – Tom Percival and Christine Pym £6.99 Due 5th April.

Sleep Tight Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle £7.99 Due 5th April.

That's Not my Zebra's Colours – Fiona Watt £6.99 Board book. Due 5th April.

My First Mog 123 – Judith Kerr £6.99 Due 5th April.