May’s Top 5 New release’s to look out for

It’s a brand new month and I have selected the top titles to watch out for, and trust me there is a little something for everyone.

Always the Bridesmaid by Lindsey Kelk

From the bestselling author of the I Heart series comes another fabulous romcom that you surely do not want to miss.

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Release date – 7th May 2015

Publisher – Harpercollins

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The Blurb

Maddie Fraser has never been anything other than the girl in the background: golden boy Dan’s little sister, crazy Shona’s minion, workaholic Sebastian’s ex and now she’s also the girl in the middle of her warring best friends.

Lauren has announced she’s getting married – just as Sarah’s husband asks her for a divorce. Nothing in Maddie’s career in event organising has prepared her for this particular combo of planning and real pain. The news that her ex is also tying the knot is the final straw. While the magazines say she should be leaning in, all she wants to do is sleep in. But whether she likes it or not, everything is about to change for Maddie. For better or worse, this grown-up bridesmaid is taking centre stage… 

‘Kelk has a hilarious turn of phrase and a sparkling writing style’ Daily Express

‘Funny, cringe-worthy and fast paced… A perfect summer read’ Closer.

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson’s thrilling companion to her costa award winning novel Life After Life…

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Release date – 7th May 2015

Publisher – Little Brown and company

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The Blurb

In Life After Life Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson turns her focus on Ursula’s beloved younger brother Teddy – would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband and father – as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.

Waterloo  by Bernard Cornwell

The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles…

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Release date – 7th May 2015

Publisher – Harpercollins

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 The Blurb

June 1815: The Duke of Wellington, the Prince of Orange, and Napoleon will meet on the battlefield…and decide the fate of Europe with the emperor Napoleon at its head, and enormous French army is marching toward Brussels. The British and their allies are also converging on Brussels – in preparation for a grand society ball. And it is up to Richard Sharpe to convince the Prince of Orange, the inexperienced commander of Wellington’s Dutch troops, to act before it is too late. But Sharpe’s warning cannot stop the tide of battle, and the British suffer heavy losses on the road to Waterloo. Wellington has few reserves of men and ammunition; the Prussian army has not arrived, and the French advance wields tremendous firepower and determination. Victory seems impossible….

End of Days (Penryn & The End of Days #3) by Susan Ee

For all YA lovers, the explosive conclusion to the Penryn & End of Days series.

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Release date – 12th May 2015

Publisher – Hodder & Stoughton

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The Blurb

End of Days is the explosive conclusion to Susan Ee’s bestselling Penryn & the End of Days trilogy.
After a daring escape from the angels, Penryn and Raffe are on the run. They’re both desperate to find a doctor who can reverse the twisted changes inflicted by the angels on Raffe and Penryn’s sister. As they set off in search of answers, a startling revelation about Raffe’s past unleashes dark forces that threaten them all.

When the angels release an apocalyptic nightmare onto humans, both sides are set on a path toward war. As unlikely alliances form and strategies shift, who will emerge victorious? Forced to pick sides in the fight for control of the earthly realm, Raffe and Penryn must choose: Their own kind, or each other?

You are Dead(Roy Grace #11) Peter James 

For crime lovers, don’t miss the new title from the Roy Grace series.

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Release date – 21st May 2015

Publisher – Pan Macmillan

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The Blurb

THEY WERE MARKED FOR DEATH. The last words Jamie Ball hears from his fiancée, Logan Somerville, are in a terrified mobile phone call. She has just driven into the underground car park beneath the block of flats where they live in Brighton. Then she screams and the phone goes dead. The police are on the scene within minutes, but Logan has vanished, leaving behind her neatly parked car and mobile phone.
That same afternoon, workmen digging up a park in another part of the city, unearth the remains of a woman in her early twenties, who has been dead for 30 years.
At first, to Roy Grace and his team, these two events seem totally unconnected. But then another young woman in Brighton goes missing – and yet another body from the past surfaces.
Meanwhile, an eminent London psychiatrist meets with a man who claims to know information about Logan. And Roy Grace has the chilling realization that this information holds the key to both the past and present crimes . . . Does Brighton have its first serial killer in over eighty years?



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