The Trouble with Goats and Sheep

The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
A Book

by Joanna Cannon

  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2016-01-28
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0008132186
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘Part whodunnit, part coming of age, this is a gripping debut about the secrets behind every door’ RACHEL JOYCE

Three Things About Elsie

Three Things About Elsie
A Novel

by Joanna Cannon

  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Release : 2019-07-02
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1501187392
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep delivers a suspenseful and emotionally satisfying novel “infused with warmth and humor” (People) about a lifelong friendship, a devastating secret, and the small acts of kindness that bring people together. There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she’s my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third thing…might take a bit more explaining. Eighty-four-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she thinks about her friend Elsie and wonders if a terrible secret from their past is about to come to light. If the charming new resident is who he claims to be, why does he look exactly like a man who died sixty years ago? From the acclaimed, bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, Three Things About Elsie “breathes with suspense, providing along the way piercing, poetic descriptions, countless tiny mysteries, and breathtaking little reveals…a rich portrait of old age and friendship stretched over a fascinating frame” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). This is an “amusing and heartbreaking” (Publishers Weekly) story about forever friends on the twisting path of life who come to understand how the fine threads of humanity connect us all.

One Hundred and Fifty-Two Days

One Hundred and Fifty-Two Days
A Book

by Giles Paley-Phillips

  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Release : 2020-03-05
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1783527730
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'Superb, moving, beautiful' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep He will be allowed to visit his mother soon. His mother who is terminally ill, his mother who he has been barred from seeing as he recovers from his own bout of pneumonia. Until then, with the help of his physiotherapist Freya, he must navigate his increasingly empty and isolated existence: his father, who finds solace in the bottom of a glass; his Nana Q, whose betting-slip confetti litters her handbag; his friends, who simply wouldn’t understand. Time passes with the promise of soon, but one hundred and fifty-two days later the boy will come face to face with his grief, and move beyond to a world full of possibility, hope and love.

The Upstairs Room

The Upstairs Room
A Book

by Kate Murray-Browne

  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release : 2017-07-27
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 1509837612
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'An incredible read. Clever, chilling, I couldn't put it down' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep In Kate Murray-Browne's debut, Eleanor and Richard have stretched themselves to the limit to buy the perfect home. But the cracks are already starting to show. Eleanor is unnerved by the eerie atmosphere in the house and she is convinced it is making her ill. Their two young daughters are restless and unsettled. Richard, on the other hand, is more preoccupied with Zoe, their alluring young lodger, who is also struggling to feel at home. As Eleanor's symptoms intensify, she becomes determined to unravel the mystery of the family who lived in the house before them. Who were the Ashworths, and why is the name Emily written hundreds of times on the walls of the upstairs room? Beautifully written and impossibly to put down, The Upstairs Room is a startling contemporary ghost story and a novel about memory, loneliness, desire and love - the things that haunt us all.

The Last of Us

The Last of Us
A Book

by Rob Ewing

  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2016-04-21
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0008149607
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Selected for the QI Book of the Year Award, 2016 'Gripping and utterly believable' IAN RANKIN, Guardian Books of the Year ‘A story about the strength and fragility of human nature. Rob Ewing's writing is powerful, compassionate and brilliant. I absolutely loved it’ JOANNA CANNON, the author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP

Missing You Already

Missing You Already
A heart-breaking novel of honesty and raw emotion

by Pauline Mclynn

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2011-11-10
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN : 0755390466
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Missing You Already is an utterly enchanting novel about the importance of the little things in life - little things that we so often take for granted but would be lost without. The perfect read for fans of Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things and Joanna Cannon's The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. 'Mclynn bravely tackles some serious subjects with sensitivity, honesty and intelligence. It is an insightful and ultimately uplifting novel from a talented writer' - Irish Times At a remote railway station in Norfolk, Kitty Fulton runs the ticket office and her pet project is the lost and found. Nothing gives her more pleasure than to reunite possessions with their rightful owners. It is an experience that remains elusive in her own world as her mother's Alzheimer's pulls them further and further apart and, on top of this, she must endure the disintegration of a close relationship with a childhood friend. Just when Kitty feels her life can't get more complicated a series of extraordinary events challenges her notions of duty and fidelity. And in struggling to find the answers Kitty embarks on a journey that questions the importance of life and the way we must all live... What readers are saying about Missing You Already: 'A wonderful story of despair, heartache, new beginnings and hope' 'Beautifully written' 'A warm read, which will make you laugh, cry and question what you would do in these situations'

The Music Shop

The Music Shop
From the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

by Rachel Joyce

  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 2017-07-13
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1448170028
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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From the author of the world-wide bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry: ' A beautiful novel, a tonic for the soul and a complete joy to read.' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. 1988. Frank owns a music shop. It is jam-packed with records of every speed, size and genre. Classical, jazz, punk - as long as it's vinyl he sells it. Day after day Frank finds his customers the music they need. Then into his life walks Ilse Brauchmann. Ilse asks Frank to teach her about music. His instinct is to turn and run. And yet he is drawn to this strangely still, mysterious woman with her pea-green coat and her eyes as black as vinyl. But Ilse is not what she seems. And Frank has old wounds that threaten to re-open and a past he will never leave behind ... 'Hits all the right notes...a love story that's as much about the silences between words as what is said - the spaces between people that can be filled with mystery, confusion and misunderstanding as well as hope." Observer RACHEL JOYCE'S NEW NOVEL, MISS BENSON'S BEETLE, IS OUT NOW.

Bright Lights and Promises

Bright Lights and Promises
A poignant novel about love and understanding

by Pauline Mclynn

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2011-11-10
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0755390458
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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An Irish Times bestseller, Bright Lights and Promises is a mesmerising novel that deals with family relationships in touching detail. The perfect read for fans of Matt Haig's How to Stop Time and Joanna Cannon's The Trouble with Goats and Sheep. 'A winner. Pauline McLynn brings the same comic touches to her writing as she brought to the wonderful Mrs Doyle' - Daily Express It's not easy being the mother of a twelve-year-old boy who's in love with his babysitter and having trouble at school. Nor are matters helped by the unexpected arrival of an elderly mother who's suddenly footloose and fancy free. At least Susie Vine feels secure at Arland & Shaw, London's leading theatrical agency, where her clients love her almost as much as they love themselves. Then the man who broke her heart comes back into her life and she's forced to ask herself whether she was right to leave him all those years ago. Or is someone else waiting in the wings...? What readers are saying about Bright Lights and Promises: 'Deals with the different sorts of love we all feel for people and is illustrated beautifully throughout' 'This is a fine writer plying her craft' 'McLynn is a great storyteller - you never know what you are going to get'

Good Me Bad Me

Good Me Bad Me
A Book

by Ali Land

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 2017-01-12
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1405923938
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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FOR ANYONE WHO IS YET TO DISCOVER THE MUST-READ PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER. The SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER and the unputdownable RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK that will chill you to the bone . . . AWARDED HEAT'S UNMISSABLE, BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'It's rare to come across a book you can't stop thinking about, talking about and pushing it into the hands of everyone you know.' Heat One of THE TELEGRAPH'S CRIME BOOKS OF THE YEAR ___________ When Annie hands her mother over to the police she hopes for a new start in life - but can we ever escape our past? 'NEW NAME. NEW FAMILY. SHINY. NEW. ME.' Annie's mother is a serial killer. The only way Annie can make it stop is to hand her in to the police. With a new foster family and a new name - Milly - she hopes for a fresh start. Now, surely, she can be whoever she wants to be. But as her mother's trial looms, the secrets of Milly's past won't let her sleep . . . Because Milly's mother is a serial killer. And blood is thicker than water... ___________ 'The new Girl on The Train, which was the new Gone Girl. You get the picture. This psycho-thriller by Ali Land is set to be massive' Cosmopolitan 'Original and compelling - a sensational debut' Clare Mackintosh, bestselling author of I Let You Go 'Utterly compelling, extraordinary, breath-taking' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep 'An astoundingly compelling thriller. Beyond tense' Matt Haig 'Could not be more unputdownable if it was slathered with superglue' Sunday Express 'A strong contender for debut of the year' Irish Times

We All Begin As Strangers

We All Begin As Strangers
A gripping novel about dark secrets in an English village

by Harriet Cummings

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2017-04-20
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1409169073
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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***SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAMB READERS AWARD 2017*** Perfect for fans of Liane Moriarty's Truly Madly Guilty and Joanna Cannon's The Trouble with Goats and Sheep - a vibrant debut about an English village pushed to the brink, and the secrets its residents are desperate to protect. ************* HOW WELL DO YOU REALLY KNOW YOUR NEIGHBOURS? In the English village of Heathcote the temperature - and the sense of unease - is rising. It started with small things - a perfume bottle being moved, a photograph left behind in someone's house. But now Anna is missing. As the search for Anna gathers pace, suspicions grow and secrets are revealed. Surely one of the villagers can't be responsible? But then can you ever really know what's going on behind closed doors... ********** Praise for WE ALL BEGIN AS STRANGERS - a quirky, darkly atmospheric novel: 'Suspense, plot twists and drama make this an exciting read to the very read' THE POOL 'A dazzling debut...beautifully plotted, fantastically written and compellingly strange' DAILY MAIL

Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self (E-Story)

Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self (E-Story)
A Book

by Joanna Cannon

  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 2018-08-15
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 0008318670
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A very special FREE collection of advice for our younger selves, compiled by Joanna Cannon – the author of THREE THINGS ABOUT ELSIE and THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP

Reports from the Consuls of the United States

Reports from the Consuls of the United States
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Cry Baby

Cry Baby
What's the life of your child worth?

by David Jackson

  • Publisher : Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
  • Release : 2016-02-17
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 1785761048
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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WHAT'S THE LIFE OF YOUR CHILD WORTH? "I finished it in one perfect sitting . . . One heck of a story" Joanna Cannon, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep It's every mother's nightmare - the abduction of her baby. That's how it starts for Erin Vogel when she is attacked and left unconscious in her apartment. When she awakes, it is to find that Georgia, her six-month-old daughter, has been taken. But Erin is given a chance to get Georgia back. At an unthinkable price. Like most mothers, she has always said she would do anything for her child. Now the strength of that bond is about to be put to the ultimate test. And when her actions arouse the interest of a certain Detective Callum Doyle, one thing is inevitable: a confrontation that will be as explosive as it is unforgettable. From the highly acclaimed author of Pariah, The Helper and Marked comes a nerve-shredding novel that questions the line we draw between good and evil.

Summer in the City

Summer in the City
A Book

by Pauline McLynn

  • Publisher : Headline
  • Release : 2011-11-10
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 075539044X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lucy White can't quite believe what's happened to her happy, ordinary life. Ending up homeless - not to mention husbandless - has come as an almighty shock. All she wants to do is lie low for a while, but when she arrives in a quiet street in South London she's in for a surprise. The residents of Farewell Square are anything but quiet. There's a housewife with a secret that needs to be shared, a publicist whose behaviour outside office hours would shock his clients and an artist who can't seem to control her lodgers. They're as intrigued by Lucy as she is by them, and as she's drawn into their midst, she realises that life can be kind as well as cruel. And that no one has to be lonely if they don't want to be.

Sal

Sal
A Book

by Mick Kitson

  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Release : 2018-03-01
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1786891891
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'Just *wonderful*. A breath of fresh air in a book. Sal is a story with incredible heart, told so beautifully and with such clarity and grace I can hardly believe it's a debut! I loved it' JOANNA CANNON, author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP AN OBSERVER 'NEW FACE OF FICTION 2018' This is a story of something like survival. Sal planned it for almost a year before they ran. She nicked an Ordnance Survey map from the school library. She bought a compass, a Bear Grylls knife, waterproofs and a first aid kit from Amazon using stolen credit cards. She read the SAS Survival Handbook and watched loads of YouTube videos. And now Sal knows a lot of stuff. Like how to build a shelter and start a fire. How to estimate distances, snare rabbits and shoot an airgun. And how to protect her sister, Peppa. Because Peppa is ten, which is how old Sal was when Robert started on her. Told in Sal's distinctive voice, and filled with the silent, dizzying beauty of rural Scotland, Sal is a disturbing, uplifting story of survival, of the kindness of strangers, and the irrepressible power of sisterly love; a love that can lead us to do extraordinary and unimaginable things.

Pirates, Swashbucklers and Buccaneers of London

Pirates, Swashbucklers and Buccaneers of London
A Book

by Helen Smith

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2004-03
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9781904153177
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Pirates, swashbucklers & buccaneers

Congressional Serial Set

Congressional Serial Set
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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United States Congressional Serial Set

United States Congressional Serial Set
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1889
  • Pages : 329
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Together

Together
a Richard and Judy Book Club summer read 2018

by Julie Cohen

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2017-07-13
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1409171779
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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RICHARD AND JUDY SUMMER BOOK CLUB PICK 2018 'This big, clever, tender and twisty love story reminded me of One Day & The Time Traveler's Wife' Erin Kelly, author of He Said, She Said **** Robbie and Emily have been together for years, but their love is still fresh and fierce. They have shared a bed, a home, a bond so deep it can't be broken. But there are things they don't share, things best left unsaid. On a morning like any other, Robbie wakes, dresses, writes Emily a letter - and leaves their home for good. There is a secret they've been keeping since the day they met. The sacrifices and choices that have sealed their fates could be exposed, and this is the only way to keep it all hidden... Is this a great love story or a story about great love? Whatever you decide, theirs is a story that will never leave you. **** Readers can't stop talking about TOGETHER: 'A bold, breathtaking and truly compelling love story, one that will stay with me for a long time' Lisa Jewell, author of Then She Was Gone 'Julie Cohen's writing is powerful, moving and truly beautiful' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep 'It takes a lot to tempt me from crime, but this is one of the most beautiful and heartbreaking stories I've read' Emma Flint, author of Little Deaths 'Complex, compelling and beautiful, Together is the kind of novel that will stay with you forever' Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things 'Cleverly-plotted and stunningly written, Julie Cohen's Together is a page-turner with real emotional punch' Catherine Isaac, author of You, Me, Everything Perfect for fans of Ruth Hogan, Gail Honeyman and Sarah Winman and anyone looking for a thought-provoking page-turner.

Forgetting Anna

Forgetting Anna
A Book

by Harriet Cummings

  • Publisher : Orion
  • Release : 2017-04-20
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781409169048
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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It's 1984, and summer is scorching the ordinary village of Heathcote. What's more, a mysterious figure is slipping into homes through back doors and open windows. Dubbed 'the Fox', he knows everything about everyone - leaving curious objects in their homes, or taking things from them. When beloved Anna goes missing, the whole community believes the Fox is responsible. For the worried residents, finding Anna will be difficult - but stopping the Fox from exposing their darkest secrets might just be impossible... Inspired by a real 80s mystery, and with pitch-perfect characters, WE ALL BEGIN AS STRANGERS is a beautiful debut novel you'll want to recommend to everyone. The ideal read for fans of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP and ELIZABETH IS MISSING.