Quick Reads!


Quick Reads are short, easy-to-read books by well-known authors. They are great for people who don't have much time but just fancy a quick read!

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Dead Simple

Dead Simple crime anthology

A crime collection bringing together eight writers including Harry Bingham, Mark Billingham, Clare Mackintosh, James Oswald, CL Taylor, Angela Marsons, Jane Casey and Antonia Hodgson.

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Looking for Captain Poldark

Looking for Captain Poldark by Rowan Coleman

A road trip novel about four people who meet online and drive to Cornwall to the Poldark set to find Aiden Turner. Coleman, who is dyslexic herself, is the bestselling novelist of The Memory Book and We Are All Made of Stars. 

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A very distant shoreA Very Distant Shore by Jenny Colgan

A romantic novel set on a remote Scottish island, where a Syrian refugee goes to work as a doctor. The small community welcome him but can he forget his past? Colgan is the bestselling author of The Little Beach Street Bakery.

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The other side of you

The Other Side of You by Amanda Craig

A re-imagining of Beauty and the Beast, set in London. Amanda has written a number of very well-reviewed novels including Hearts and Minds and A Vicious Circle.

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Feel the fear and do it anyway

Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers

A specially adapted book drawing on the late Susan Jeffers' landmark self-help book Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway and its bestselling follow ups.

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One false move

One False Move by Dreda Say Mitchell

A gritty novel set on the Devil's Estate in London, the same setting as her recent Flesh and Blood trilogy.

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