Fiction Books We’re Loving this Month: November

Fiction Books We’re Loving this Month: November

Darker: Fifty Shades Darker

E L James revisits the world of Fifty Shades with a deeper and darker take on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the globe. Their scorching, sensual affair ended in heartbreak and recrimination, but Christian Grey cannot get Anastasia Steele out of his mind, or his blood.

War Cry

In a triumphant return to his much-loved Courtney series, Wilbur Smith introduces us to the bravest new member of the famed family, Saffron Courtney. A love story in the time of heroes, War Cry is the latest breath-taking episode in Wilbur Smith’s epic account of one beloved family.

The Midnight Line

Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It’s tiny. It’s a woman cadet’s graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up?

Tell Tale

Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly awaited collection of short stories, Tell Tale, giving us a fascinating, exciting and poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past ten years.

The Mistletoe Seller

It’s Christmas Eve. Flurries of snow fall on the cobbled streets of Whitechapel and an abandoned baby, swaddled in a blanket, is found on a doorstep in Angel Lane.

The Fix

Amos Decker, David Baldacci’s unique special agent, who suffered a head injury that resulted in giving him the gift of a remarkable memory takes on another case in The Fix.

A Winter Love Song

A Winter Love Song is a heartwarming and moving story of survival and love from bestselling author Rita Bradshaw. Bonnie Lindsay is born into a travelling fair community in the north-east in 1918, and when her mother dies just months later, Bonnie’s beloved father becomes everything to her.

Parting Shot

After a tragedy rocks the community of Promise Falls, Cal Weaver is asked to investigate the threats being made to the accused’s family. Parting Shot is a gripping thriller packed with scandal set in a small town, from the master of the twist you never saw coming.

The Christmas Secret

Set on the beautiful island of Islay, The Christmas Secret is a gripping story filled with emotion from Karen Swan, author of Christmas Under the Stars.

The Betrayal

The Betrayal is an unforgettably powerful, epic story of love, loss and the long shadow of war, perfect for readers of Santa Montefiore and Victoria Hislop.

Christmas Angels

1950s Liverpool. Christmas is the most harrowing time of year for the nurses of St Angelus Hospital. A brilliant nurse secretly battling a fatal illness over Christmas… A starving baby boy abandoned in the freezing cold… A cruel, controlling mother, determined to block her daughter’s nursing career at all costs.

Her Frozen Heart

Caitlyn, there’s something I have to tell you. About Sara. Caitlyn thinks her marriage to Patrick is a success. For one thing, he is one of the few people not to fall head over heels for her beautiful friend, Sara. Life is lived on his terms, but they are happy. Aren’t they?

Magpie Murders

Conway’s latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder.

Christmas at Woolworths

Even though there was a war on, the Woolworths girls brought Christmas cheer to their customers Best friends Sarah, Maisie and Freda are brought together by their jobs at Woolworths. With their loved ones away on the front line, their bonds of friendship strengthen each day.

The Nightingale Christmas Show

It’s Christmas, 1945. The war is over, but its scars remain. Matron Kathleen Fox has the job of putting the Nightingale Hospital back together. But memories and ghosts of those lost fill the bomb-damaged buildings, and she wonders if she is up to the task.

Now We Are Dead

Revenge is a dangerous thing… Detective Chief Inspector Roberta Steel got caught fitting up Jack Wallace – that’s why they demoted her and quashed his sentence. Now he’s back on the streets and women are being attacked again.

The People vs. Alex Cross

The charges: explosive Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law – until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they’re above the law.

Brighter Days Ahead

Brighter Days Ahead is a moving story set against the backdrop of the Second World War, from Mary Wood, the author of In Their Mother’s Footsteps. War pulled them apart, but can it bring them back together?

Some Kind of Wonderful

When the love of your life says you’re not The One, who are you? Lizzy and Ian have been a couple since the first week of university. Now, after celebrating a decade together, everyone thinks they’re about to get engaged.

Tom Clancy’s Power and Empire

A growing threat from China leaves US President Jack Ryan with only a few desperate options in this continuation of the internationally bestselling Tom Clancy series.

Double Kiss

The race is on. The stakes are high. Frankie James thought his troubles were behind him. He’s busy running his Soho Club, and his brother’s finally out of prison. But when a postcard arrives from Mallorca, he’s stopped in his tracks.

Nothing Stays Buried

Nothing Stays Buried is the eighth book in P.J. Tracy’s internationally bestselling Monkeewrench series.When Marla Gustafson vanishes on her way to her father’s farm, her car left empty on the side of an isolated country road, even Grace MacBride and her eccentric team of analysts are stumped.

Typhoon Fury

The crew are in the wild Philippines and a secret threatens to end the world, in the ALL NEW rip-roaring Oregon Files novel, from THE Adventure King himself, Clive Cussler. Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon are about to sail into a perfect storm of danger.

End Game

End Game is the fifth book in the thrilling Will Robie series by international number one bestselling author David Baldacci. Will Robie, highly trained assassin and the US government’s most indispensable asset, is called to London.

After the Snow

Christmas morning, 1969. All eleven-year-old Esme Munroe wants for Christmas is for her mother to be on one of her `good’ days – and, secretly, for a velvet riding hat.

Cold Revenge

When 15-year-old Heather Phillips disappeared in 2000, convicted criminal Jimmy Douglas was tried for her murder. But even though Heather’s blood was discovered in his van, Douglas was acquitted on insufficient evidence.

A Country Christmas

Escape to the country this Christmas in this feel-good favourite from bestseller Veronica Henry.Homemade mulled wine, freshly baked mince pies and plenty of Christmas cheer… It’s the most wonderful time of the year, they say.

The Little Angel

1896, Nuneaton.Left on the doorstep of Treetops Children’s Home, young Kitty captures the heart of her guardian, Sunday Branning, who has never been blessed with a child of her own.

Edge of Darkness

The fourth book in Karen Rose’s nail-biting Cincinnati Series revisits your favourite characters battling crime in the city’s dark underbelly. Fans of Tess Gerritsen, James Patterson and Karin Slaughter will not be able to tear themselves away from this explosive thriller.

Castle of the Eagles

High in the Tuscan hills above Florence, an elaborate medieval castle, converted to a POW camp on Mussolini’s personal orders, holds one of the most illustrious groups of prisoners in the history of warfare.

The Bach Manuscript

While on a business trip to the UK, Ben Hope makes an impulse decision to attend a college reunion at his former university, Oxford. There he meets an old friend, Nick, now an internationally-renowned classical musician.

Christmas at Mistletoe Cottage

Christmas has arrived in the little village of Welford. The scent of hot roasted chestnuts is in the air, and a layer of frost sparkles on the ground. This year, vet Mandy Hope is looking forward to the holidays.

Christmas Under a Cranberry Sky

Curl up with this gorgeously romantic tale and let the glistening snow and the roaring fires of Stardust Lake Hotel get you in the festive spirit this Christmas. Piper Chesterfield lives a glamorous life travelling the world and reviewing the finest hotels

The Winter Baby

.As Christmas approaches, seventeen-year-old runaway Kathleen stumbles through the snow, alone and about to give birth. But when she’s carried to safety by a mysterious figure, her life is set on a new path .

Chinese Whispers

His victims are young, beautiful and coldly mutilated. He calls himself the Beijing Ripper. Li Yan, head of Beijing’s serious crime squad, must stop him. Just as pathologist Margaret Campbell finds an insight into the killer’s cruel signature, Li receives a letter from the killer, betraying his cruel intentions.

Mr Rochester

Uncover the secrets of Edward Fairfax Rochester, the beloved, enigmatic hero of Jane Eyre, as he tells his story for the first time in Mr Rochester, Sarah Shoemaker’s gorgeous retelling of one of the most romantic stories in literature.

Artemis

Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right?

The Hanged Man

From the Sunday Times bestselling author, Simon Kernick, comes the thrilling second instalment in The Bone Field series. Featuring DI Ray Mason and PI Tina Boyd.

An English Murder

The snow is thick, the phone line is down, and no one is getting in or out of Warbeck Hall. With friends and family gathered round the fire, all should be set for a perfect Christmas, but as the bells chime midnight, a mysterious murder takes place.

The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth

A philandering art dealer tries to give up casual love affairs – seeking only passionate kisses as a substitute. A man recounts his personal history through the things he has stolen from others throughout his life.

Another Woman’s Husband

From the #1 bestselling author of The Secret Wife, Another Woman’s Husband will be adored by all fans of The Crown. Wallis Simpson is brought enticingly to life in this gripping, moving novel about two women thrust into the spotlight, followed by scandal, touched by loss.

The Land Girls at Christmas

It’s 1941 and as the Second World War rages on, girls from all over the country are signing up to the Women’s Land Army. Renowned for their camaraderie and spirit, it is these brave women who step in to take on the gruelling farm work from the men conscripted into the armed forces.

Day of the Caesars

AD 54. Claudius is dead. Rome is in turmoil. And two brave heroes of the Roman army face the challenge of their lives. Simon Scarrow’s DAY OF THE CAESARS is not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

At First Light

At First Light weaves together a decades-old grievance and the consequences of a promise made as the sun rose on a dark day in American history.

Murder On Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve. While the world sleeps, snow falls gently from the sky, presents await under the tree … and murder is afoot. In this collection of ten classic murder mysteries from the best crime writers in history, death and mayhem take many festive forms, from the inventive to the unexpected.

Mythos

Mythos, to be one of the first to discover Stephen Fry’s magnificent retelling of the greatest myths and legends, ever told . . . No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly and brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses.

Christmas on Coronation Street

A wonderful Christmas gift full of nostalgia and charm, perfect for fans of Coronation Street and readers who love Fiction set in Wartime. Elsie Grimshaw lives in one of the worst streets in Weatherfield and is desperate to escape from life at home with a brutal father and the drudgery of working at the local mill.

Merry and Bright

A novel about first impressions and second chances. It’s Christmas, the season to be snowed under. Merry Smith is overworked. Between family responsibilities, preparing for Christmas, and staying out of the crosshairs of her boss there’s room for little else.

An Orphan in the Snow

War rages, but the women and children of Liverpool’s Dr Barnado’s Home cannot give up hope. An Orphan in the Snow is the perfect heartwarming saga for Christmas.

Full Circle

As it turned out, Jo’s power output was off the chart – the highest ever recorded for a girl her age, and she was quickly talent-spotted for the youth development squad. But the journey to her eventual status as a setter of multiple world records and a double Olympic champion was by no means plain-sailing.

The Railway Girls

A beautiful novel about family secrets, betrayal and redemption. Deep in the dales of the West Riding Fells lies Scarsbeck, a remote village peopled by a close-knit community of colourful characters.

The Other Side of the Street

1944. Londoners are weary of air raids and rationing. But now, with rumours of an invasion of France, the tide of war seems to be turning. In Lavender Road, however, everyone still has challenges to face.

The Runaway

The Runaway is a magnificent saga of a young man’s rise to power, his passion and poverty, feuds and triumphs and the two very different women who shape his life.

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend.

A Christmas Candle

1939. All over Britain children are being evacuated, and Eve Armstrong is headed for Devon. As the train pulls out of London she takes a last look at the crowded platform, the shabbily dressed evacuees, and a rude little boy sticking his tongue out.

Caraval

Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic.

Odessa Sea

As Director of the National Underwater and Marine Agency, Dirk Pitt has always had a knack for finding rouble. This time, though, trouble has found him. On a NUMA mission to the Black Sea to locate the wreck of a lost Ottoman Empire ship, Pitt and his friend Al Giordino respond to an urgent Mayday.

The Betrayal

Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Liberation.Could you kill someone? Someone you love?

The Pearl Sister

CeCe D’Apliese has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt – so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster – she finds herself at breaking point.

Hold Back the Stars

A few years from now, not too far in the future, two people meet. It is a classic story of boy meets girl. Except that it’s not. When we find them, they have an hour and a half left.