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Quick Reads

Aimed at the one in six adults in the UK with reading difficulties, Quick Reads was founded in 2006 to provide shorter, more accessible, brilliantly entertaining fiction for less confident adult readers. To date Quick Reads has put more than 4.8 million books into readers’ hands, raising confidence in reading and improving adult literacy. Saved from closure by the sponsorship of bestselling author Jojo Moyes, 2018’s titles include fantastic new fiction from authors Mark Billingham and Fern Britton.

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A thrilling new story from the author of the bestselling DCI Throne series. When Louise loses her phone in a local café, she’s relieved when someone gets in touch offering to return it. But when they meet on the beach, Louise realises you should be careful what you wish for...
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A romantic escape to the south and the sleepy community of Trevay, a Cornish village with secrets at its heart. As the sun sits high in the sky over Cornwall, a handsome stranger arrives in need of a safe haven but will he also find a place in the hearts of Penny and Dorrie?
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A diagnosis of dyslexia can cause anxiety and confusion. This illuminating book brings together four inspiring stories from Wales - from an actor, poet, child and mum - sharing accounts of learning to live and succeed with Dyslexia. 10% of royalties are donated to Dyslexia Cymru.
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The plight of homelessness can affect anyone, from any background – children, families and couples. In this fascinating and moving personal story, Katey Pilling shares her own experiences of homelessness both as an adult and a child. 10% of the royalties are donated to the charity, Shelter Cymru.
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A fast-paced thriller about the choices we make to survive. Will must run, or die. He's seen a murder, and now the gang on his estate are after him, Hurt, hungry and afraid, he finds shelter in an abandoned house but when he meets Padma, he’s faced with living up to the consequences of the life he’s chosen. How can he live without becoming a killer? How can he love without being a thief?
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A brilliantly funny, romantic escape about four strangers, brought together by their love of Poldark and the search for a hero. Lisa has sworn off love and relationships but when she finds an online Poldark fan group, she’s tempted to take a chance on a more exciting life. But can four strangers find friendship, as well as a certain sexy hunk on their trip south?
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A nail-biting action adventure from the bestselling author of Bravo Two Zero. Four men. Plain clothes. Eyes peeled. Three targets. Two cases. One car. This is the call they’ve been waiting for and everything is ready, the trap is sprung, but when it comes to terrorism, nothing is certain and the only options are to succeed or die.
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An absorbing, love-struck romance about the search for a happy ending. Laura Foster used to be a hopeless romantic, obsessed with meeting her own Prince Charming, until she grew up and realised real life doesn't work like that. Then she met Nick, a fairytale hero, with a grand country estate and a family tree to match. Now Nick’s keeping secrets and doubts are creeping in. Can an ordinary girl lik
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A gripping drama from a master storyteller about the violence and heartbreak that can lie behind a picture perfect life. On the surface, Claire Saunders has it all: a rewarding career, a talented family, a loving, successful husband. But beneath the surface there’s another story or ruthless control and dangerous violence. Can Claire learn to stop protecting the wrong people?

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Bestselling novelist Maeve Binchy delivers a fantastic story of modern family life. Dee loves her children very much, but now they are all grown up, shouldn't they leave home? Rosie got married, but it didn't work out. Helen doesn't earn enough for a place of her own. Anthony writes songs, and is just waiting for the day when someone will pay him for them. When a crisis occurs, Dee decides things
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An original story accompanying the hit BBC series Doctor Who featuring The Doctor as played by Matt Smith. The Doctor, Amy and Rory are sightseeing in London when they start to notice girls are going missing. When The Doctor sees Sammy Star's amazing magic act, he thinks he knows the answer - and this is no stage trick. Together the crew find themselves face to face with a deadly Weeping Angel. Wh
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A swashbuckling tale of mutiny and murder in paradise based on the story of The Mutiny on the Bounty, the most famous uprising in naval history. Led by Fletcher Christian, a desperate crew cast sadistic Captain Bligh adrift. They swap cruelty and the lash for easy living in the island heaven of Tahiti. However, paradise turns out to have a darker side . . .
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A comic thriller combining perfectly timed wit and edge-of-your-seat action. Gentleman's Outfitter Albert Rossi has many qualities. He can spot polyester at a hundred paces and has an excellent working knowledge of Bonnie Tyler's back catalogue. When he hits an unsuspecting pedestrian whilst listening to `Total Eclipse of the Heart' in his Nissan Micra he finds that life is about to get a whole lo
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A brilliant real life story of success against the odds. Charlie Oatway was born into a family who were often in prison and always on the wrong side of the law. He managed to become a professional footballer, but when he was sent to jail himself, it seemed that there was no turning back for this bad lad either. Tackling Life is the story of how Charlie managed to turn his life around. His book tel
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This year Valentine's Day isn't for romance. It's for murder. Mega-rich restaurant owner Jack Barnes and his second wife Zee are very much in love. However, their plans for Valentine's Day are about to be torn apart by the most violent murder. Who is the strange figure plotting this sick crime? Who hates Jack that much? Is the suspect close to home or could it be the work of an outsider with a twi
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A dramatic, moving story of a young boy’s escape from a desperate childhood. Lonely, bullied and desperate for a life of happiness and security Ryan tells everyone he meets his dad's a policeman. When the police actually turn up on Ryan's doorstep, to take him away from his alcoholic mother and put him in care, his life crumbles. It's not long before Ryan has run away, taking a long bus ride back
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A fresh and striking story of young lives ripped apart by gang violence and peer pressure. It's a hot summer afternoon. Tension is in the air. A gang of youths on bikes gathers outside a chip shop. A teenage boy is stabbed and left bleeding on the street. The boy's mother wonders how this could have happened to her son. She goes in search of answers to her questions but when the truth lies so clos
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Take a relaxing holiday in the sun with a heart-warming story about learning to love all over again. For Anthony and Carole, a week in a lovely Greek hotel has helped them mend the cracks in their marriage. For widowed Jessica, it's the longest she's ever gone without visiting her beloved husband's grave. Over the course of a single flight that doesn’t go to plan, all their lives will be changed.
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A short, sharp shot of royal revenge bringing history to life from the heart of the Tower of London. More than four hundred years ago, seven people - five of them women - were beheaded in the Tower of London. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed by a man set on being king, to the young girl killed after just n
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An original story accompanying the hit BBC series Doctor Who featuring The Doctor as played by David Tennant. The TARDIS lands at an academy for top athletes, all hoping to be chosen for the forthcoming Globe Games. But is one of them driven enough to resort to murder? As the Sontarans begin their own lethal version of the Globe Games, the Doctor and his new assistant Emma must find out what's rea
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One of Britain’s greatest athletes Colin Jackson was in the world top ten for 16 years, and was world number 1 for two of them. He set seven European and Commonwealth and nine UK records, and he still holds the world record for indoor hurdling. In this fascinating book he reveals that challenges and joys of crafting a new life away from the track and how he turned from a world-ranking athlete to a
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Internationally bestselling action thriller author Chris Ryan delivers a hard-hitting story of betrayal and survival on the Western Front. 1917. Ypres: A soldier wakes up in a damp, dark basement. He can't get out. He is covered in mud. His skin is badly burned. And he can't remember anything. When he’s charged and convicted of cowardice and theft he must try to recall the events that brought him

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An original story accompanying the hit BBC series Doctor Who featuring The Doctor as played by David Tennant. The TARDIS brings the Doctor and Martha to Balmoral in 1902. When the castle is destroyed The Doctor realises it is the work of the Judoon - a race of ruthless intergalactic mercenary space police. While Martha and Carruthers seek answers in London, the Doctor finds himself seeking help fr
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In Screw It, Let's Do It, Richard Branson shares the ideas and secrets of his success, not only to improve your personal success but to share a belief in our responsibility as individuals and organisations, to do no harm. Drawing on Gaia Capitalism and reflecting future business plans from renewable Virgin Fuels to holistic business models Screw It, Let’s Do it brings together important lessons, t
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