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A Cherry PI Mystery

Brentwood, Essex, is no ordinary town: it's the home of Britain's most famous - or infamous - reality TV stars. In The Cherry PI Mysteries, Cherry Hinton uncovers (often literally) the truth about all sorts of seedy TV goings-on. It's Miss Marple meets TOWIE, a mystery as compulsive as Love Island, with a hilarious sleuth you won’t be able to forget.
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Classic Canning

Victor Canning had a runaway success at a young age with his first book, Mr Finchley Discovers His England, and lost no time in writing more. Prior to the Second World War, he wrote half a dozen life-affirming novels, including two further Mr Finchley adventures, each of which retains a timeless appeal today.
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The Darkwood Series

Magic is forbidden in Myrsina, along with various other abominations, such as girls doing maths. This is bad news for Gretel Mudd, who doesn’t perform magic, but does know a lot of maths. When the sinister masked Huntsmen accuse Gretel of witchcraft, she is forced to flee into the neighbouring Darkwood, where witches and monsters dwell.
Take a journey into the Darkwood in this modern fairy tale that will bewitch adults and younger readers alike.



‘...very funny. If you like Terry Pratchett, or think gothic fairytales should have more LOLs, ’tis the book for ye.’ Greg Jenner


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The Batch Magna Chronicles

Welcome to Batch Magna, a village in the borderlands of the Welsh Marches, in a river valley lost among its ancient wooded hillsides and twisting high-banked lanes on a road to nowhere in particular, and in no particular hurry to get there. Peopled with eccentric characters, Peter Maughan’s Batch Magna is a unforgettable place where seemingly almost anything is possible…
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