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Book review: Lovemurder by Saul Black

In crime fiction, murderers come and go… some are bad, some are very bad and some are downright evil.

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Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Book review: Gallows Drop by Mari Hannah

Stiffen the sinews and summon up the blood… Mari Hannah’s north-east cop DCI Kate Daniels is back on the beat and waging war on a vicious killer.

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The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

Book review: The Knife Slipped by Erle Stanley Gardner

After a forty-six year lull, the frosted office door of ‘B. Cool, Investigations’ swings open once more as the lovable private eye team of ‘hard as nails’ boss Bertha Cool and her ‘little runt’ operative, Donald Lam, set to work on a tough new case in The Knife Slipped.

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Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Book reviews: Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne

Christmas comes only once a year… and Usborne Children’s Books always know how to make the season of sparkle extra special!

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Evies Allies by Kitty Danton

Book review: Evie’s Allies by Kitty Danton

The hopes and fears, joys and disasters of an English wartime village spring to exciting life in the second book of Kitty Danton’s warm and captivating debut trilogy.

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Amazing animals, dazzling Dickens and melting snowflakes

Book reviews: Amazing animals, dazzling Dickens and melting snowflakes

There’s plenty to choose from this Christmas when it comes to books for your children.

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Framed by Ronnie OSullivan

Book reviews: Thrills, chills and crime for winter nights

Framed by Ronnie O’Sullivan

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Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

Book review: Sinner Man by Lawrence Block

First published in 1968 and thought lost for many years, acclaimed US mystery writer Lawrence Block’s riveting, unflinching first crime novel is at long last reprinted.

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The magic of winter and the fun of the festive season spring to glorious life in a captivating selection of childrens books from Simon & Schuster.

Book reviews: Books to put the sparkle into Christmas

The magic of winter and the fun of the festive season spring to glorious life in a captivating selection of children’s books from Simon & Schuster.

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Two super Christmas gift books from Simon & Schuster

Book reviews: Two super Christmas gift books from Simon & Schuster

Take a trip through the life of athletics golden boy Greg Rutherford and go behind the scenes with lovable reality TV rogue Scotty T, winner of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother, in two new books from Simon and Schuster.

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Visualising The Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas

Book review: Visualising The Beatles by John Pring and Rob Thomas

Now what was it that John Lennon asked us all to picture back in 1967? Yourself? In a boat? On a river?

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A magical Christmas with the wizards at Macmillan

Book reviews: A magical Christmas with the wizards at Macmillan

The book boffins at Macmillan have been working overtime this year to conjure an extra special collection of Christmas reads for children of every age.

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A-Z of Lancaster: Places, People, History by Billy F.K. Howorth

Book review: A-Z of Lancaster: Places, People, History by Billy F.K. Howorth

From A to Z, and from 2,000 years ago to the modern day, the imposing city of Lancaster is brimming with history.

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Cosy up for the festive season with seven super books

Book reviews: Cosy up for the festive season with seven super books

Light the fire, settle down in your armchair and prepare for Christmas with a sparkling selection of winter-warming reads.

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Coaching Cards for Christmas by Kim Morgan

Book review: Coaching Cards for Christmas by Kim Morgan

Get the whole family talking with a pack of special Christmas cards that are not just game-changing but life-changing too!

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Magical Musical Tour by K. J. Donnelly

Book review: Magical Musical Tour by K. J. Donnelly

The silver screen has had film fans tapping their feet since the earliest black and white silent movies first flickered their way through the reels.

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Meet a toy rabbit who wishes he was real, discover an amazing menagerie of 3D animals and get busy with some exciting Christmas activity books.

Book reviews: A winter wonderland of Christmas children’s books

Meet a toy rabbit who wishes he was real, discover an amazing menagerie of 3D animals and get busy with some exciting Christmas activity books.

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Snowflakes in the Wind by Rita Bradshaw

Book review: Snowflakes in the Wind by Rita Bradshaw

Lest we forget…

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Book reviews: Misadventures in the English Language by Caroline Taggart

Book reviews: Misadventures in the English Language by Caroline Taggart

In the age of emails, texts and social media, many would claim that spelling, grammar, punctuation and all those other rules of language are now merely the preserve of pedants.

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The Victoria Letters: The Official Companion to the ITV Victoria Series by Helen Rappaport and Daisy Goodwin

REVIEW: The Victoria Letters: The Official Companion to the ITV Victoria Series by Helen Rappaport and Daisy Goodwin

If you are still suffering withdrawal symptoms from the lavish ITV costume drama series Victoria, why not put this sumptuous official companion book on your Christmas wish list?

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