Top Ten Books

This is the Top Ten books for the last month and was generated on Thursday, 1 November 2018

Every 12 months - during February – there is also a separate Annual  Top Ten Update which shows the overall top ten selling books on for the preceding twelve months which will receive feedback on their opening chapters from editors for leading publishers, including Bloombury,Random House and Orion – publishers of bestselling authors such as JK Rowling, Dan Brown and Terry Pratchett. Click to view the Annual Top Ten Update.

By Robert Brightwell
Of all the enemies that our hero has shrunk away from, there was one he feared above them all. By his own admission they gave him nightmares into his dotage. It was not the French, the Spanish, the Americans or the Mexicans. It was not even the more exotic adversaries such as the Iroquois, Mahratta or Zulus. While they could all make his guts churn...
ISBN: 9781788765077
Type: Paperback
By Anne Thomas
Born in Northampton in 1816, John Durdin aspired to wealth through hard work and astute investment. Drawn to London, with his wife Jane, he mixed with other men of vision: men of letters, artists and scientists. His dream appeared to be coming true – even if it had to be nudged a little from time to time. But his seared conscience was to bring its ...
ISBN: 9781788765336
Type: Paperback
By Anne Thomas
Storm clouds gather as John Durdin, deeply embroiled in a huge financial fraud and struggling to avoid discovery, works frantically to cover his tracks. In an atmosphere of secrecy and tension, his wife Jane, and friend William Cave Thomas, await his inevitable fall. When it comes, all are taken by surprise. Mid-Victorian England is an unforgiving ...
ISBN: 9781788765374
Type: Paperback
By Members of Flintshire and Ruthin U3A's
Retirement is just a state of mind. We’ve retired from work but not from life. Far from it; we’ve led interesting lives to reflect on. Now we have time to explore and enjoy a whole new world and do the things we missed earlier. For us that includes words and creative writing. We hope you’ll enjoy reading it by dipping in and out at leisure. The spa...
ISBN: 9781788765138
Type: Paperback
By Gee Vero
Autismus - (m)eine andere Wahrnehmung ist ein Buch für Menschen, die mit autistischen Menschen leben und arbeiten und diejenigen, die die Begegnung suchen und sich der Herausforderung des Mitmensch-Seins mit autistischen Menschen stellen wollen. Das Buch beschreibt in erster Linie den Autismus der Autorin und den Autismus ihres 10jährigen Sohnes, a...
ISBN: 9781784079734
Type: Paperback
By Edward Avinger
True stories told with introductory inspirations, reflections and personal story narratives, this riveting autobiographical inspirational story shares the transformative journey of a traumatized six year old biracial boy's life in a crime ridden housing projects in urban North Jersey during the 1970's.The narrative speaks from the voice of a man in...
ISBN: 9781788765176
Type: Paperback
By Anandavalli Nair
It is the time of the second World War; there is severe food rationing and fuel is scarce. Raghavan is a small-town lawyer with big-time views on the empowerment of women, in particular his daughter, Anandam.He brings his daughter up on his own after his child-bride dies, when his daughter is just two years old. Later, he makes sure that she is edu...
ISBN: 9781788765220
Type: Paperback
By The Parish Organist
Somewhere in the depths of the English countryside lies the River Puse. In the Puse Valley there are two churches which make up our parish. St Kevin’s is situated on the edge of the fairly busy market town of Much-Yorning-in-the-Puse, and is usually referred to simply as Much Yorning. In the adjoining village of Lesser-Yorning-in-the-Puse nestles t...
ISBN: 9781788765558
Type: Paperback
By D J Kelly
The seven beautiful villages of the Chalfonts, Denham, Fulmer, Gerrards Cross and Hedgerley have long attracted people to settle. A surprising number of people who have lived here have been worthy or famous. A few, however, including a gaoled fascist, an atomic spy, a leading Nazi and a multiple murderer, have been downright infamous. DJ Kelly's la...
ISBN: 9781786976550
Type: Paperback
By Joanne Watkinson
A book packed with monologues, script extracts and activities for children of all ages. The Drama Pot has been written by a drama teacher with over twenty years experience which includes heading up a performing arts faculty in a secondary school, GCSE and A-Level examining and most currently residing as the principal of a successful theatre school....
ISBN: 9781788762595
Type: Paperback