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by Rowland Manthorpe & Kirstin Smith Bloomsbury Publishing (August 25, 2016)

God may be dead, but getting through finals will take a miracle

Starter for Ten meets Essays in Love in a funny, thought-provoking philosophical novel about the power Â? and the dangers Â? of confidence


We're So Famous

by Jaime Clarke Bloomsbury Publishing (May 22, 2014)

Daisy, Paque and Stella want to be famous. Inspired by their idols, Bananarama, they form a pop group of their own. But Stella heads to LA to become an actress and lusting after bad-boy rocker Bryan Metro. Paque...

The Merry Marauders

by Arthur J. Rees Bloomsbury Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Val is invited to New Zealand by his Uncle Rufus to help run his business, which he describes to Val as 'control of the New Zealand fruit trade'. Restless Val hopes that his new life will be adventurous and...

Court of the Myrtles

by Lois Cahall Bloomsbury Publishing (May 09, 2013)

Love, hope, heaven... We will meet again

Some lessons we learn at school; some we learn from experience. But there are some life lessons that only others can teach us.

Two women meet every Friday morning at eleven...

Ripeness is All

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (April 16, 2013)

When the celibate Major Gander, C.B., T.D. sold out the family toffee business to American Candy Inc., he was able to retire in comfort. And when he dies from heart failure (it was after a strenuous shoot at...

Ditherus Wart: (accidental) Gladiator

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2012)

Based on the dubious members of the Wart family tree, each book will focus on the adventurous life and turbulent times of a different 'Wart' from pirate to gladiator as he (or she) experiences the peculiar misfortunes...

Custardly Wart: Pirate (third class)

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2012)

At the Dankmarsh School for poor orphans, the childen sleep four to a bed and exist on watery porridge. Teachers don't last long, and so when a new one arrives they are intrigued, especially since he has an...

Honesty Wart: Witch Hunter!

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2012)

Life for Honesty and his sisters Mercy and Patience is not a bundle of laughs. His family are strict Puritans and singing, dancing and anything that sounds like fun is forbidden. Life, Honesty thinks, can't...

Sir Bigwart: Knight of the Wonky Table

by Alan MacDonald & Mark Beech Bloomsbury Publishing (December 20, 2012)

When King Eggnog rashly offers the hand of his daughter Princess Miranda in marriage, Sir Bigwart sets out on a daring quest with his faithful squire Toby in tow. The quest is to bring back a tooth of the Ogre...

Who Moved My Stilton?

by Alan Tyers & Beach Bloomsbury Publishing (November 08, 2012)

Follow in the footsteps of the world's first capitalists and discover the original secrets of business success. Learn how to awaken your inner industrialist and build a commercial empire that will stand the...

The Autobiography of The Queen

by Emma Tennant Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2012)

The Queen goes AWOL. No one can find her: where is she going and why ?

In Emma Tennant's hilarious 'autobiography' of Queen Elizabeth, the monarch moves to the Caribbean island of St Lucia, where, after more...

Summer Season

by Alan Clark Bloomsbury Publishing (July 16, 2012)

First published in 1963, Summer Season records several anxious days in the life of Kenneth Crane, unemployed graduate. Crane has taken a temporary post as tutor to the young son of a luminary in a small seaside...

The Impregnable Women

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

The Next Great War begins, and soon all Europe is involved. The war lasts a year - and then the women, robbed of husbands and sweethearts and sons, grow doubtful of the benefits of military policy, and begin...

The Merry Muse

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

A hitherto unknown pornographic manuscript of Robert Burns is found in the effects of a dead schoolmaster of impeccable reputation. Max Arbuthnot, an Edinburgh lawyer and a rich man, who at the age of sixty...

A Man Over Forty

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Eric Linklater's command of language and situation, and his gifts for humour and storytelling have seldom been better displayed than in A Man Over Forty, first published in 1963.

Edward Balintore is the archetypal...