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    The Boswell Connection

    By Andrew Bax

    Paperback £8.99

    For generations of Oxfords residents, students and visitors, Boswells has been part of the city’s charm. It was therefore an obvious subject for Oxford Inc, a group of writers who compile stories around a common theme. All sorts of people pass through the department store; they may look just like...

    The Man Who Couldn't Stop Thinking

    By Timothy Balding

    Paperback £13.99

    As a surgeon cuts a hole in his wrist, Victor Andrews contemplates his impending death. It’s not dying he fears, however, but that he may quit life having understood little or nothing about it. If he survives, he decides to embark on a forensic investigation of his mind in search...

    Perfume of the Lady in Black

    Paperback £8.45

    First Love, Last Rites

    By Ian McEwan

    Paperback £7.85

    Taut, brooding and densely atmospheric, these stories show us the ways in which murder can arise out of boredom, perversity can result from adolescent curiosity, and sheer evil might be the solution to unbearable loneliness.

    Barren Novella

    By Peter V. Brett

    Hardback £10.25

    A new Demon Cycle novella from internationally bestselling author Peter V. Brett

    Beach Shorts

    By Rufus Stone

    Paperback £4.99

    IF YOU ENJOY MYSTERY, CRIME, PASSION AND HUMOUR THIS FINE COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES IS THE BOOK FOR YOUR SUMMER READ. THEN LAUGH ALONG WITH ‘JUST A THOUGHT’ AND ‘ONE-LINERS’ WHEN YOU’RE READY

    Footprints Of Faith

    By Rodney Schofield

    Paperback £27.50

    Book of Havana

    By Eduardo A. Santiesteban

    Paperback £8.45

    Saltaire Blonde

    By Alan Hall

    Paperback £7.99

    Ascension to Death

    By Mahmoud Azzam

    Paperback £10.25

    Originally published in 1987, Ascension to Death is a heartbreaking love story set in the conservative Druze region of southern Syria. It recounts the story of Salma, an orphan girl, who falls in love with a boy from her village but is forced into an arranged marriage.

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