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  • Albi by Hilary Shepherd
    Albi (Paperback) Hilary Shepherd $13.70
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  • One Woman Walks Wales by Ursula Martin
    One Woman Walks Wales (Paperback) Ursula Martin $18.81
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  • Absolute Optimist by Menna Elfyn
    Absolute Optimist (English, Paperback) Menna Elfyn

    This is an affectionate and yet critical biography of Eluned Phillips (1914 ? 2009), an unsung heroine of Welsh literature, who led an incredible life at a time of great change ? taking her from rural Carmarthenshire to bohemian Paris and urbane Los Angeles across the majority of the 20th Century. Eluned was a controversial figure, a passionate woman who ignited passionate responses in others,...

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  • The Rebecca Rioter by Amy Dillwyn
    The Rebecca Rioter (Paperback) Amy Dillwyn $15.17
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  • Not Thomas by Sara Gethin
    Not Thomas (English, Paperback) Sara Gethin

    She's knocking on the front door. She's knocking and knocking. I'm not opening the door. I'm not letting her in. I'm behind the black chair. I'm waiting for her to go away. Tomos lives with his mother. He longs to return to another place, the place he thinks of as home, and the people who lived there, but he's not allowed to see them again. He is five years old and at school, which he loves. Miss...

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  • A Different River by Jo Verity
    A Different River (Paperback) Jo Verity $13.70
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  • A Burglary by Amy Dillwyn
    A Burglary (English, Paperback) Amy Dillwyn

    A Victorian comedy of manners by the author of The Rebecca Rioter, Honno's most popular classic. First published in 1883 as a three-volume novel, A Burglary tells the story of the heiress Ethel Carton, who is burgled while staying in Llwyn-yr-Allt. A local poacher is blamed, but the burglar is young officer Sylvester, who has fallen for Imogen, Ethel's headstrong young cousin. A charming,...

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  • A Welsh Witch by Allen Raine
    A Welsh Witch (English, Paperback) Allen Raine

    'They say she's a real witch,' says Goronwy Hughes' grandmother, warning him of Catrin Rees, the heroine of A Welsh Witch. The sea-side village of Treswnd has elected Catrin as its scapegoat, shunning and stoning her as a witch. Catrin's loneliness is eased by a growing friendship with Goronwy, to whom she reveals the hidden wonders of the natural world. First published in 1902, A Welsh Witch...

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  • Jill by Amy Dillwyn
    Jill (English, Paperback) Amy Dillwyn

    Jill is an unconventional heroine - a lady who disguises herself as a maid and runs away to London. Life above and below stairs is portrayed with irreverent wit in this fast-paced story. But at the centre of the novel is Jill's unfolding love for her mistress. On the surface a feminist manifesto, Jill is a poignant story of same-sex desire and unrequited love. An accessible new introduction tells...

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  • Beguiling Miss Bennet by Lindsay Ashford
    Beguiling Miss Bennet (English, Paperback) Lindsay Ashford

    The third in a volume of short stories that take minor characters from famous novels as their starting point. 'The Wedding Planner' takes the characters from Austen's novella Lady Susan and transports them to the 21st century. Other stories focus on the less well known of the Bennet sisters, Kitty and Lydia.

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  • Winter Sonata by Dorothy Edwards
    Winter Sonata (English, Paperback) Dorothy Edwards

    As summer fades, young telegraph clerk Arnold Nettle arrives in an unspecified English village. Sickly and shy, he hopes that the season will be far less damaging to his frail disposition than another winter spent in town. Repulsed by the crude behaviour of his working-class landlady and her brood, he becomes enamoured with the middle-class Neran family, who live in a large white house on the...

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  • The Illusion Of Innocence by Jacqueline Jacques
    The Illusion Of Innocence (English, Paperback) Jacqueline Jacques

    Archie Price, painter and police artist, has to attend a murder trial. The murderer, Fred, is on the same train, a prisoner in the guards' van, and Fred's sister, Polly, is also there, wanting to escape from her criminal brother. Fred's gang are desperate enough to derail the train to recover him. Injured in the horrific crash, Polly and Archie are both taken in by local rich farmers to recover,...

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  • Living In The Shadows by Judith Barrow
    Living In The Shadows (English, Paperback) Judith Barrow

    In this the final title in Judith Barrow's WWII trilogy chronicling the lives of civilians' humdrum existence in an ordinary welsh village, Victoria finds herself attracted to the lifestyle and vices of the local gang of hippies.

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  • Insh'allah by Alys Einion
    Insh'allah (English, Paperback) Alys Einion

    With twin boys only months old, Amanda arrives in Saudi Arabia to live with her husband Mohammed. Her new life is strange and confusing and sometimes frightening. Amanda can barely understand Arabic and the treatment of the women of the family seems wrong to a girl raised in Wales. To add to her problems, Mohammed proves to be verbally and physically abusive - especially once they have their own...

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  • Ghostbird by Carol Lovekin
    Ghostbird (English, Paperback) Carol Lovekin

    Cadi is angry at not being allowed to ask about her father and her sister - she wants to know who she is. Her mother Violet believes she can control her terrors only by refusing to talk about them. And Lili, Cadi's aunt, is stuck in the middle. In a world of hauntings and magic, in a small village where it rains all August, this summer the secrets and the ghosts are finally waking up and none of...

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  • The Greatest Need by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need (English, Paperback) Jasmine Donahaye

    The first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century. Lily Tobias wrote four novels, and a collection of short stories and the first dramatization for the stage of Daniel Deronda. Her fiction was always topical and drew on her own unique mix of cultures, focusing on...

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  • My Mother's House by Lily Tobias
    My Mother's House (English, Paperback) Lily Tobias

    Simon is a troubled young man. born in Wales, of Jewish heritage, and in love with an English heiress. He determines to reject his Jewish and Welsh identity and the industrial valleys he grew up in and seeks to fulfil his ambition in the Civil Service. When life turns out not to meet his expectations, he rejects his lover and takes up arms in the fight against England's enemies in the Great War....

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  • The Wish Dog by Stephanie Tillotson
    The Wish Dog (English, Paperback) Stephanie Tillotson

    This collection of original stories takes the broadest possible look at the theme of ghosts and other chilling tales. In the title story, a lonely woman conjures up a companion; a dog. They are friends for life, but the coming of a visitor questions his validity in the mind of reader and narrator. Other stories - all newly commissioned - feature a ghostly mansion in a Merthyr park, a lonely...

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  • Pattern Of Shadows by Judith Barrow
    Pattern Of Shadows (English, Paperback) Judith Barrow

    Mary is a nurse at a Lancashire POW camp. Life at work is difficult but fulfilling. Soon, she meets Frank, a guard who has been watching her for weeks. But Frank is difficult to love and it's not long before Mary decides to break it off. Matters come to a head when Frank puts two and two together and realises that Mary is about to embark on an affair with one of the camp's German doctors. Frank is...

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  • A Time For Silence by Thorne Moore
    A Time For Silence (English, Paperback) Thorne Moore

    In this gripping dark family story, Thorne weaves a thrilling tale of two lives from different times. 1933: Gwen is a dutiful wife. But as the years pass on their desperately poor smallholding, her duty to her husband John will have a terrible price for herself and her children...something that she cannot speak of. In the present day, Sarah finds her grandparents ruined farmhouse, she becomes...

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