Best Sellers

Fiction:

 

Cleaner of Chartres
Salley Vickers - £7.99

This book tells the story of Agnes Morel whose little acts of kindness around the cathedral touch the lives of others with consequences both good and ill.. But when her tragic past is exposed, Agnes must face up to the truth of her origins.

 

The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climed Out of the Window..
Jonas Jonasson
- £8.99

On the day of his 100'th birthday party, Allan climbs out of the window of his old people's home and makes his getway. It's the start of an unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase full of cash and incompetent police.

Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce
- £7.99

When Harold Fry leaves home one day to post a letter, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to another He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass, waterproof or mobile phone. All he knows is he must keep walking. To save someone's life.

The Red House
Mark Haddon
- £7.99

The two estranged families of a brother and sister spend a week in a house together following their mother's death. But the ghosts of the past soon rise up.

Haweswater
Sarah Hall -
£7.99

Sarah's first novel is set in 1936 in a remote corner of Westmorland and tells of the flooding of the dale to make way for a reservoir, against the wishes of the local hill farmers. It is the story of love, obsession and the destruction of a community.


Non-fiction:  

The Old Ways
Robert McFarlane
- £9.99

Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea paths that form part of an ancient network of routes criss-crossing the British Isles, Macfarlane discovers a lost world - a landscape of the feet and the mind, of pilgrimage and ritual, of stories and ghosts.

Gossip from he Forest
Sara Maitland
- £9.99

In this exquisite, groundbreaking book Sara journeys through forests in different seasons, illuminating the mysterious secrets and silences of our most ancient landscapes, and untangling the forest's role as the source of one of our earliest cultural forms, the fairytale.

 

The Pinecone
Jenny Uglow
- £10.99

A biography of Sarah Losh, a Victorian carver, whose family were friends of Wordsworth and Coleridge. In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, she carved ammonites, scarabs, poppies, a tortoise and more in the local church.

 

Quiet
Susan Cain
- £8.99

For far too long, those who are naturally quiet, serious or sensitive have been overlooked. The loudest have taken over - even if they have nothing to say. It's time for everyone to listen. It's time to harness the power of introverts. It's time for Quiet..

 

Ramble On
Sinclair McKay
- £8.99

This book tells the story of how country walks and rambling were transformed from a small, anti-establishment pastime to the most popular recreational activity in the country. Both a biography of our favourite outdoor pursuit and a celebration of our wonderful countryside, this is for anyone who has ever pulled on a pair of walking books or is partial to the taste of Kendal Mint Cake.

 

Winter King
Thomas Penn
- £8.99

Winter King vividly recreates the dark and dangerous birth of the Tudor dynasty, as England was ravaged by fear, conspiracies, corruption and treachery, and one man clung to his kingdom at any cost.