1. The Clay Dreaming by Ed Hillyer The Clay Dreaming by Ed Hillyer

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    The Clay Dreaming by Ed Hillyer

    Selected Title - Waterstones New Voices 2010 In this powerful debut novel, Ed Hillyer has created an epic brimming with memorable characters and historical intrigue, and etched with documentary detail that brings both Regency and Victorian London vividly to life. "An effortless blend of history, religion, philosophy, travel, adventure and the great British sport of cricket, this beautifully written novel is the best first novel I've read in a very long time." - Katie Roberts, Waterstones
  2. Quilt by Nicholas Royle Quilt by Nicholas Royle
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    Quilt by Nicholas Royle

    Nicholas Royle challenges and experiments with literary form to forge a new mode of storytelling that is both playful and inquisitive. Tender, absorbing and at times shockingly funny, this extraordinary novel is both mystery and love story. It confronts the mad hand of grief while embracing the endless possibilities of language. "An intense study of grief and mental disintegration, a lexical celebration and a psychological conundrum... Royle explores loss and alienation perceptively and inventively." - Guardian Paperback: 176 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  3. Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown
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    Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown

    Winner - Mail on Sunday Novel Competition 2008 Best Debut Novels of the Year - Observer 2008 Best Books of the Year - Evening Standard 2009 Shortlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2009 At once troubling, funny and joyous, this is an intimate, lyrical and deeply moving story of an ordinary family crumbling under the weight of past mistakes. "A beautifully poignant, multi-layered family story. There is glorious detail in the writing which renders it truly memorable." - Bookersatz Paperback: 384 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  4. Into the Darkest Corner by Elazabeth Haynes
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    Into the Darkest Corner by Elazabeth Haynes

    Winner - Amazon Best Book of the Year 2011 Bestseller - New York Times 2012 Winner - Prix des Lecteurs 2012 This is an edgy and powerful first novel, utterly convincing in its portrayal of obsession, and a tour de force of suspense. "A chilling, page-turning read that charts domestic violence without flinching and portrays OCD with insight and compassion." Paperback: 416 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  5. Living With It by Lizzie Enfield

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    Living With It by Lizzie Enfield

    Novel of the Week - Mail on Sunday Lizzie Enfield's compelling new novel explores the hearts and minds of ordinary people as they struggle to come to terms with the choices they've made. Acutely observed and utterly gripping, it explores love and loss, guilt and recovery, with humour, honesty and page-turning prose. "A brilliant evocation of emotional turmoil. Lizzie Enfield vividly portrays the parental dilemmas, moral complexities and potentially tragic consequences of the MMR controversy." - James LeFanu Paperback: 336 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  6. Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

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    Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

    Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2013 Best Thriller - Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award 2014 The first in the DC Nina Foster series, this fast-paced crime debut by police insider Lisa Cutts takes us to the heart of the Major Incident Room and introduces a gutsy new heroine to the crime scene. "Lisa Cutts is the real thing; a novelist who knows the police inside out but who can also create complex, multi-layered plots full of interesting characters." - Elly Griffiths Paperback: 368 pages Size: 196mm x 128mm
  7. Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago by Douglas Cowie

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    Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago by Douglas Cowie

    Sharp and intimate, Douglas Cowie's reimagining of the turbulent love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren asks what it means to love and be loved by the right person at the wrong time. 'This intoxicating portrayal of raw animal-magnetism is a reimagining of the love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren. It is vividly atmospheric – the literary equivalent of stepping into a Hopper painting. I was walking those 1947 Chicago streets with them.' Pool Paperback: 320 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  8. Twentysix by Jonathan Kemp

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    Twentysix by Jonathan Kemp

    In the tradition of Georges Bataille, Kathy Acker and Jean Genet, these twenty-six erotic encounters combine to form a highly charged alphabet on the pursuit of pleasure and possibilities of language. "Adeptly explores the dizzying heights and dark depths of sexuality. Kemp takes no prisoners as he consistently delivers stunning imagery which assaults the senses." - Sosogay Paperback: 144 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  9. eBook: Ten Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing

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    eBook: Ten Years of the Caine Prize for African Writing

    Celebrating 10 years of the leading literary prize for African fiction, the 10 winning stories are brought together along with stories from JM Coetzee, Nadine Gordimer and Ben Okri. 256 pages.
  10. eBook: The Spider Truces by Tom Connolly

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    eBook: The Spider Truces by Tom Connolly

    Book of the Year - Financial Times 2010 Shortlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2010 Shortlisted - Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award 2011 Against the vividly described background of 1980s rural Kent, this moving portrait of a father-son relationship shifts effortlessly between evoking the terrors and joys of adolescence and the complicated pleasure and pain of being an adult. "A warm coming-of-age story that tackles family relationships, secrets, belonging and self-acceptance... moving and beautiful." - Coventry Telegraph
  11. Caine Prize 2011 - To See the Mountain and other stories

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    Caine Prize 2011 - To See the Mountain and other stories

    The best in new short story fiction from Africa's leading literary award. Won by 2013 Booker shortlisted author NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) for Hitting Budapest "A near-infallible early-warning system for new African talent" Boyd Tonkin, Independent Paperback: 216 pages Publisher: NEW INTERNATIONALIST; 2011 ed. edition (1 July 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 190652386X ISBN-13: 978-1906523862 Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.8 x 19 cm
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  12. The Schism by Robert Dickinson The Schism by Robert Dickinson

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    The Schism by Robert Dickinson

    Sharp, compassionate and darkly comic, this gripping literary thriller shows what happens when the lives of those you care about are suddenly, terrifyingly, at risk. "Written with humour, intelligence and compassion... Dickinson’s second novel is by turns darkly comical, terrifying and poignant as it tackles the impact of mental health issues on the family." - Pamreader
  13. The Drive by Tyler Keevil

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    The Drive by Tyler Keevil

    Winner - People's Choice Wales Book of the Year Award 2014 Winner - Writers' Trust of Canada/ McClellan and Stewart Journey Prize 2014 Silver - IPPY Award 2015 A fast-paced and hilarious contemporary odyssey, The Drive has all the adventure and surrealism of Hunter S Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas - but overlaid with heartfelt yearning and hope. "A road novel like no other I've read. Trevor's journey into the American north-west and his own wounded ego is magical, hilarious, dark and crazy." - Matthew Francis Also available as an eBook
  14. So It Is by Liam Murray Bell So It Is by Liam Murray Bell

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    So It Is by Liam Murray Bell

    Shortlisted - Scottish Book Awards Best First Book 2013 Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2012 Spanning the decades that saw Northern Ireland move from brutal conflict to uncertain peace in the 1990s, this powerful new take on the literature of the Troubles is both a political coming-of-age novel and a fast-paced literary thriller. "So It Is explores the physical and psychological devastation of the Northern Irish conflict on many levels with sensitivity and compassion." - Pamreader
  15. Invisibles by Ed Siegle Invisibles by Ed Siegle

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    Invisibles by Ed Siegle

    Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2012 Invisibles spans two cities by the sea and four decades of music, torture and romance. From the streets of Brighton to the bars of Rio, Ed Siegle weaves the rhythms of Brazil and the troubles of his characters into an absorbing story of identity, love and loss. "A poignant account of longing, loss and hope... This novel captures the heartbeat and feel of Brazil." - TripFiction
  16. The Busker by Liam Murray Bell The Busker by Liam Murray Bell

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    The Busker by Liam Murray Bell

    Pick of the Year 2014 - Scottish Book Trust Three cities, two years, one chance: from the author of the critically acclaimed debut So It Is — shortlisted for best first book at the Scottish Book Awards 2013 — comes the hard-hitting story of a young man determined to find his voice. “A disturbing and realistic portrayal of the music industry, homelessness and how life can go horribly wrong.” - We Love This Book Also available as an eBook
  17. The Caine Prize for African Writing 2012 - African Violet

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    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2012 - African Violet

    Author: Various Won by Rotimi Babatunde (Nigeria) for '‘Bombay's Republic’ The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.
  18. How You See Me by S. E. Craythorne How You See Me by S. E. Craythorne

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    How You See Me by S. E. Craythorne

    Longlisted - Mzlexia Women's Novel Competition 2014 Shortlisted - Writer's Retreat Competition 2013 Taut and suspenseful, *How You See Me* examines the terrifying power of the mind to deceive, not only others but " most destructively of all " ourselves. "A dark tale of obsession, rage and loss begins to emerge... in this chillingly perceptive novel of a man who has completely lost his moral compass." - Pamreader Also available as an eBook
  19. eBook: Into the Darkest Corner by Elazabeth Haynes

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    eBook: Into the Darkest Corner by Elazabeth Haynes

    Winner - Amazon Best Book of the Year 2011 Bestseller - New York Times 2012 Winner - Prix des Lecteurs 2012 This is an edgy and powerful first novel, utterly convincing in its portrayal of obsession, and a tour de force of suspense. "A chilling, page-turning read that charts domestic violence without flinching and portrays OCD with insight and compassion."
  20. Never Forget by Lisa Cutts Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

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    Never Forget by Lisa Cutts

    Longlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2013 Best Thriller - Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award 2014 The first in the DC Nina Foster series, this fast-paced crime debut by police insider Lisa Cutts takes us to the heart of the Major Incident Room and introduces a gutsy new heroine to the crime scene. "Lisa Cutts is the real thing; a novelist who knows the police inside out but who can also create complex, multi-layered plots full of interesting characters." - Elly Griffiths