New Arrivals

By Royal Appointment

Author: 
A. O'Connor
ISBN: 
9781781998076
Added: 
6th March

1861: Ireland is abuzz with the upcoming visit of Queen Victoria and the royal family. After the recent devastation of the famine, growing republicanism and calls for Irish independence, the royal family are on a charm offensive to recapture the hearts of the Irish people. But one member of the royal family will capture the heart of an Irish woman and change the course of history.

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A Thousand Roads Home

Author: 
Carmel Harrington
ISBN: 
9780008276584
Added: 
6th March

Where is home? Wherever the people you love are.

Single mother, Ruth, and her son, DJ, have never truly fitted in, but that didn’t matter, so long as they were together. When their home comes under threat, their quiet life will change forever.

DJ meets Tom, a man who ten years ago walked out of his house and never looked back. Ruth, DJ and Tom have all felt like outsiders. Burdened with grief and insecurities, they are not living their best lives. But together, these three ordinary people will do an extraordinary thing…

If She Returned

Author: 
S.A. Dunphy
ISBN: 
9781473699205
Added: 
6th March

David Dunnigan just received the phone call he has spent eighteen years waiting for.

A young woman has been found -- and she's claiming to be his niece Beth, who disappeared as a child. Is she telling the truth? And, if she is, will Dunnigan finally rid himself of his demons, and help her to rebuild her life?

For The Good Times

Author: 
David Keenan
ISBN: 
9780571340514
Added: 
6th March

Sammy and his three friends live in the Ardoyne, an impoverished, predominantly Catholic area of North Belfast that has become the epicentre of a country intent on cannibalising itself. They love sharp clothes, a good drink, and the songs of Perry Como - whose commitment to clean living holds up a dissonant mirror to their own attempts to rise above their circumstances. They dream of a Free State, and their methods for achieving this are uncompromising, even as they fully indulge in the spoils of war. 

The Wych Elm

Author: 
Tana French
ISBN: 
9780241393338
Added: 
6th March

One night changes everything for Toby. He's always led a charmed life - until a brutal attack leaves him damaged and traumatised, unsure even of the person he used to be. He seeks refuge at his family's ancestral home, the Ivy House, filled with memories of wild-strawberry summers and teenage parties with his cousins.

But not long after Toby's arrival, a discovery is made: a skull, tucked neatly inside the old wych elm in the garden.

As detectives begin to close in, Toby is forced to examine everything he thought he knew about his family, his past, and himself.

The Timely Adventures of Captain Clock (EDGE: Bandit Graphics)

Author: 
Tony Lee
ISBN: 
9781445157146
Added: 
11th February

Time-travelling Captain Clock and the crew of the Chronograph are on the trail of the twisted Time Vikings. Millie joins the crew as they attempt to stop the Vikings changing history, and forcing everyone to have a beard.

This title is part of the EDGE: Bandit Graphics series: individual, high-quality, safe, 32-page graphic novels written by New York Times bestselling author Tony Lee.

Category: Junior Fiction 9-12

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Monster Heroes

Author: 
Hoena Blake
ISBN: 
9781782025825
Added: 
11th February

Linda (the witch), Brian (the zombie), Will (the ghost), and Mina (the vampire) are monsters who fight for good. While other monsters try to hurt people, these four Monster Heroes help people. From switching potions to feeding zombies, these monsters will do whatever it takes to stop the monster madness caused by other creatures. 

Category: Junior Fiction 6-9

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Lego Nexo Knights: Book of Adventures

Author: 
Scholastic
ISBN: 
9781407180625
Added: 
11th February

An action-packed story collection based on the series: LEGO(R) NEXO KNIGHTS(TM)! The books featured in this collection are Power of the Fortrex, Movie Magic, Macy and the King's Tournament and Power Up! Set in the futuristic, high-tech Kingdom of Knighton, follow the adventures of five young knights as they improve their skills, forge friendships and battle monsters in these four exciting stories.

Category: Junior Fiction 6-9

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Tyrannosaurus Ralph

Author: 
Nate Evans
ISBN: 
9781449472085
Added: 
11th February

Ralph is just trying to get home from school without getting picked on by the local bully.
He's not trying to run smack into that bully. He's also not trying to wake up hours later in the body of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. And he's DEFINITELY not trying to do battle in an alien arena in order to save Earth from the evil Cloberus Crunch.
Unfortunately for Ralph, this is exactly what happens. 

The Serpent's Shadow: The Graphic Novel (The Kane Chronicles Book 3)

Author: 
Rick Riordan
ISBN: 
9780241336809
Added: 
11th February

Despite their bravest efforts, Apophis, the giant snake of Chaos, is still threatening to plunge the world into eternal darkness. Now the Kanes must do something no magician has ever managed - defeat Apophis himself. No pressure there then.

Battling against the forces of Chaos, their only hope is an ancient spell - but the magic has been lost for a millennia. Will they find the serpent's shadow, or will they be led to their deaths in the depths of the Underworld?

Category: Junior Fiction 9-12
 

The Scarlet Nightingale

Author: 
Alan Titchmarsh
ISBN: 
9781473658325
Added: 
2nd January

It is the late 1930s when seventeen-year-old Rosamund Hanbury leaves behind the endless summers of her coastal Devonshire home for the fast pace of high society London.
Under the expert guidance of her formidable aunt, the country mouse learns how to act like a lady, hosting dinner parties and rubbing shoulders with Britain's most influential. And when the enigmatic Harry Napier sweeps her off her feet at London's famous Café de Paris she could almost forget that Britain has declared war.

Master of His Fate

Author: 
Barbara Taylor Bradford
ISBN: 
9780008242404
Added: 
2nd January

London 1884: Queen Victoria is Empress of India and Britain is at its peak of worldwide power.

James Falconer works as a barrow boy in a flourishing London market owned by Henry Malvern. But James hungers for more. Turning away from family tradition, he dreams of building an empire of stores like Fortnum and Mason’s and believes that Henry, along with his daughter and heir Alexis, could offer him a way to climb beyond his beginnings.
But tragedy and betrayal threaten the dreams of both James and Alexis – and jeopardise everything they hold dear...

The Clockmaker's Daughter

Author: 
Kate Morton
ISBN: 
9780230759282
Added: 
2nd January

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins.

The Paris Seamstress

Author: 
Natasha Lester
ISBN: 
9780751573077
Added: 
2nd January

1940: Parisian seamstress Estella Bissette is forced to flee France as the Germans advance. She is bound for Manhattan with a few francs, one suitcase, her sewing machine and a dream: to have her own atelier.

2015: Australian curator Fabienne Bissette journeys to the annual Met Gala for an exhibition of her beloved grandmother's work - one of the world's leading designers of ready-to-wear. But as Fabienne learns more about her grandmother's past, she uncovers a story of tragedy, heartbreak and secrets - and the sacrifices made for love.

Melmoth

Author: 
Sarah Perry
ISBN: 
9781788160650
Added: 
2nd January

Twenty years ago Helen Franklin did something she cannot forgive herself for, and she has spent every day since barricading herself against its memory. But her sheltered life is about to change.

Agatha Raisin and the Dead Ringer

Author: 
M.C. Beaton
ISBN: 
9781472126962
Added: 
2nd January

The team of bells at St. Ethelred church is the pride and glory of the idyllic Cotswolds village of Thirk Magna, together with the most dedicated bell ringers in the whole of England: the twins Mavis and Millicent Dupin.
As the village gets ready for the Bishop's visit, the twins get overly-excited at the prospect of ringing the special peal of bells created for the occasion and start bullying the other bell ringers, forcing them to rehearse and rehearse . . . so much so that Joseph Kennell, a retired lawyer, yells at the sisters that he 'felt like killing them'!

Emily Mouse's Christmas

Author: 
Vivian French
ISBN: 
9781510101777
Added: 
6th December

Emily Mouse is having her friends over for Christmas dinner, but she's left her shopping until the last minute. When she gets to the shops on Christmas Eve, everything is gone! It will take some Christmas kindness for Emily's dinner to go to plan, but is there any to be found?

Join Emily Mouse in some festive fun with this charming blue Early Reader from bestselling author, Vivian French and illustrated by Mark Marshall.