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On The Edge By Matthew J H Allen
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Upon the stormy, rain soaked seafront of Brighton and Hove a body is discovered below the towering cliffs towards the edge of town. The news of this unexpected death quickly resonates throughout the... More > city. Dan, a young single man, is enjoying a lifestyle of football, sex, late nights and constant socialising with his close group of friends. Learning that the body found was that of someone close to him turns his life upside down. Poor decisions, driven by depression and anxiety that the loss has triggered, results in dysfunctional relationships, treachery, violent altercations, time spent in prison and a close network of friends being shattered. Will Dan ever be able to recover? Told with humour, passion and written in an emotionally powerful way, On The Edge vividly depicts how difficult it is for a young male to seek help and speak openly about mental illness whilst attempting to fit in with those around him.< Less
Game Over By Amy Monaghan
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James Emott was far from popular at the school he rarely attended. This unsociable boy found enjoyment from buying game after game from ‘Gaming Generation’; a shop situated in town than... More > socialising with friends. This was, until he found ‘Reality’, which imported him into the fictional world of the game. What should have been a nightmare for any ordinary boy was not the case for James, however, until his new fictional friend Susie was snatched from him suddenly not long after she explained to him the rules of the game, and that they might be trapped forever. Would he find Susie again? Where should he even begin to look? Was he even going to be able to leave the game? Only the person playing the game could decide.< Less
Game Over By Amy Monaghan
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James Emott was far from popular at the school he rarely attended. This unsociable boy found enjoyment from buying game after game from ‘Gaming Generation’; a shop situated in town than... More > socialising with friends. This was, until he found ‘Reality’, which imported him into the fictional world of the game. What should have been a nightmare for any ordinary boy was not the case for James, however, until his new fictional friend Susie was snatched from him suddenly not long after she explained to him the rules of the game, and that they might be trapped forever. Would he find Susie again? Where should he even begin to look? Was he even going to be able to leave the game? Only the person playing the game could decide.< Less
Grave Allegations By Daphne Neville
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1976; summer is fast approaching and the British Isles is on the verge of a severe drought. However, the hot, dry weather is welcome news for Cornwall's holiday trade, and Wild West enthusiast,... More > Raymond Withers, and his long suffering wife, Gloria, who run Trengillion's Inn, anticipate a lucrative season. At the end of June, a stranger appears on the scene bearing the name Penwynton, causing consternation amongst locals, for the Penwynton name died out with the death of Charles ten years earlier. Consequently, the hundred year old mystery regarding Grenville Penwynton who vanished from the family home once again becomes a topical conversation. Meanwhile, the newly arrived students socialise with Trengillion's youngsters; Molly Smith makes elderflower champagne, and Ned, the village school's headmaster, reaches the grand age of fifty. Grave Allegations is the fourth in a series of seven books located in Trengillion on Cornwall's beautiful Lizard Peninsula. The series covers a period of sixty years.< Less
The Comfort Food Eaters Guide to Losing Weight: and Keeping it Off for Good By Jackie George
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We are a couple who enjoy eating, drinking and socialising. In 2014 we had a major health scare, and although we enjoy our food, we were eating way too much of it. The heart surgeon we were sent to... More > visit left us in no doubt if we didn’t make changes we were heading for a major heart attack, and possibly an early grave. We were finding life pretty tough at the time and had no interest in eating rabbit food and dieting. So we came up with a version of the comfort foods we like to eat but with a healthier and lower calorie version and we fitted this around the eating and drinking we do with our social life. We’ve since lost over 35 kg between us. We are not on a diet, this is a plan for the rest of our life. It’s not a fancy book, it has been produced at home in a basic way, but it is an enjoyable way of eating without feeling like you are being deprived. The book is a collection of the 80+ simple, really tasty recipes we created to lose weight, and how we combined this food with our everyday life.< Less
The Party By Paul Justice
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My name is Susan, my friends refer to me as Sue.I am currently studying law at the Northumbria University and I am now in my second year.My closest friend and flat mate, Claire, beautiful brunette... More > and part-time lap-dancer, is currently studying economics.Claire attends the same university as I. At week ends we like to go out on the town and socialise with friends and fellow students.Sometimes we stay at home and have friends over and then party into the early hours of the morning, which brings me to my story.It was the summer of 2005 when it all took place.Claire and I decided to stay home this particular week end and have some friends over for a meal and drinks.It all started out really well,Claire and I were already tipsy on that glass of champagne by the time the guests arrived.When the guests arrived, Emma and Symone that is, they brought with them a bottle of champagne each and a medium size bag of cocaine. So lets just say that things got really out of hand.< Less
Living Is for When You Can't Get to Sleep. By B.J. Warrington
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The debut novel of B J Warrington sees diarist Sam Simkin in trouble. He has been dumped by the love of his life and thinks this reason enough to commit suicide. As he researches the things that flit... More > above his horizon - almost anything, from the reproductive cycle of the seahorse to Robert Browning's poem Porphyria' Lover to how deaf people think and dream ... and lots lots more - he also becomes aware that he is ill and that his problems aren't necessarily his own fault. We follow Sam through his diary over the course of a year of his life. He reveals himself gradually as he socialises, works, goes to college and spends time reflecting in his room. But, is the person who writes the entries the same person you would expect to see if you actually met him? Anyone who has ever felt a little different, a little odd, a little bit like they don't quite fit, in fact anyone who has ever asked themselves "why?" should read this book.< Less
Rhino in the Ashtray By John McBride
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Alex Britton is almost 26 years old. He lives a mundane life, working in an office for an ogre of a boss and spends as much time as he can socialising with his friends on the off chance he might... More > forget about it all. Unable to think about the opposite sex (or sex itself for that matter) without having a mild panic attack he is hopelessly infatuated with the gorgeous Cath. He has no idea how to tell her though. Nor can he explain why he has similar feelings for Adam. After he receives an inheritance from his Great Aunt Maud on his birthday, he reads the diary she wrote during 1924. He holidays in Greece with friends, has vivid dreams about talking animals and finds himself in bed with everyone except the woman he thinks he loves. Balancing his paranoia, inability to speak to the opposite sex and his fear of flying, Alex seeks guidance from talking hippos in his dreams and from the stories of fairies in his Great Aunt’s garden and slowly begins to understand who he is and exactly what he wants in life.< Less
Rhino in the Ashtray By John McBride
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Alex Britton is almost 26 years old. He lives a mundane life, working in an office for an ogre of a boss and spends as much time as he can socialising with his friends on the off chance he might... More > forget about it all. Unable to think about the opposite sex (or sex itself for that matter) without having a mild panic attack he is hopelessly infatuated with the gorgeous Cath. He has no idea how to tell her though. Nor can he explain why he has similar feelings for Adam. After he receives an inheritance from his Great Aunt Maud on his birthday, he reads the diary she wrote during 1924. He holidays in Greece with friends, has vivid dreams about talking animals and finds himself in bed with everyone except the woman he thinks he loves. Balancing his paranoia, inability to speak to the opposite sex and his fear of flying, Alex seeks guidance from talking hippos in his dreams and from the stories of fairies in his Great Aunt’s garden and slowly begins to understand who he is and exactly what he wants in life.< Less
Living is for when you can't get to sleep. By Betsy Warrington
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The debut novel of B J Warrington sees diarist Sam Simkin in trouble. He has been dumped by the love of his life and thinks this reason enough to commit suicide. As he researches the things that flit... More > above his horizon - almost anything, from the reproductive cycle of the seahorse to Robert Browning's poem Porphyria' Lover to how deaf people think and dream ... and lots lots more - he also becomes aware that he is ill and that his problems aren't necessarily his own fault. We follow Sam through his diary over the course of a year of his life. He reveals himself gradually as he socialises, works, goes to college and spends time reflecting in his room. But, is the person who writes the entries the same person you would expect to see if you actually met him? Anyone who has ever felt a little different, a little odd, a little bit like they don't quite fit, in fact anyone who has ever asked themselves "why?" should read this book.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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