Romance & Sagas
Wanted: Glamour Girl
Growing up under the critical eye of her father and stepmother in a northern seaside town, Carol Marshall longs for freedom. The picture house is where she goes to dream. There she can be someone special. When the Palais de Danse announces a competition for a local girl to win a part in a film, Carol is persuaded by a friend to enter. To their amazement, it’s Carol the judges choose and soon she’s whisked away to London and swept up in a new world of glamour and excitement. But all that glitters is not gold. And the journey to stardom is paved with danger, loneliness and vice. Carol is poised to get everything she ever wished for. But at what price…?
Audiobook of the Month
The Last Kings of Sark - Rosa Rankin-Gee
The Last Kings of Sark is the stunning debut novel from promising young writer Rosa Rankin-Gee who was the 2011 Paris Literary prize-winner.
Jude is 21 when she flies to the island of Sark to tutor rich local boy Pip for the summer. Pip is awkward and his mother is unsettling, but at least there's Sofi, the family's holiday cook. When Pip's father goes away on holiday, science lessons are discarded and summer really begins. Soon something surprising brings the three together, but those strange, golden weeks cannot last forever.