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Listing books from publisher: Sceptre

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£89.99

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet

Author: David Mitchell

Price: £89.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 May 2010

 

Synopsis

David Mitchell s novels have captivated critics and readers alike, as his Man Booker shortlistings and Richard & Judy Book of the Year ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£18.99

Chain of Events - SEPTEMBER 2014 BOOK OF THE MONTH

Author: Fredrik T. Olsson

Price: £18.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 04 September 2014

 

Synopsis

Nothing would make me keep a diary. Except for one thing. The realisation that soon there won't be anyone around to read it. &n ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£12.99

City of Thieves

Author: David Benioff

Price: £12.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 26 June 2008

 

Synopsis

Four months into the siege of Leningrad, the city is starving. Seventeen-year-old Lev fears for his life when he is arrested for looting the bo ... read more

UK First Edition, Signed, Lined & Dated by the author

£35.00

The Marlowe Papers - SIGNED, LINED & DATED

Author: Ros Barber

Price: £35.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 01 June 2012

 

Synopsis

On May 30th, 1593, a celebrated young playwright was killed in a tavern brawl in London. That, at least, was the official version. Now Christop ... read more

Signed by the author

£16.00

Ghost Portrait

Author: Gregory Norminton

Price: £16.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 09 May 2005

 

Synopsis

This intimate and compelling novel deftly interweaves three periods in the life of 17th-century painter Nathaniel Deller: in 1650, just after C ... read more

Signed & Dated by the author.

£25.00

Rifling Paradise

Author: Jem Poster

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 February 2006

 

Synopsis

When past indiscretions catch up with Charles Redbourne, a minor English landowner, he is propelled from England to Australia, where he plans t ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£16.99

December

Author: Elizabeth H. Winthrop

Price: £16.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 10 July 2008

 

Synopsis

Eleven-year-old Isabelle hasn't spoken in nine months, and as December begins the situation is getting desperate. Her mother has stopp ... read more

£17.99

Sunnyside

Author: Glen David Gold

Price: £17.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 25 June 2009

 

Synopsis

From the author of the acclaimed CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL comes a grand entertainment with the brilliantly realized figure of Charlie Chaplin at ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£25.00

Nero

Author: David Wishart

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 November 1996

 

Synopsis

A view of Emperor Nero is presented by Titus Petronius, Nero's pleasure-loving "Advisor on Taste", who illustrates how tumultuous ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£75.00

I, Virgil

Author: David Wishart

Price: £75.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 16 February 1995

 

Synopsis

The tale of a brilliant man, Virgil, author of "The Aeneid", struggling to find his Muse in a turbulent period in history.   ... read more

Signed by the author

£40.00

Germanicus

Author: David Wishart

Price: £40.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 August 1997

 

Synopsis

Set in Ancient Rome. When Marcus Corvinus is summoned by the Empress Livia he fears the worst: age has not sweetened her. But Livia has a favou ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£129.99

The Other Hand - Signed and Dated Limited Slipcase Edition of 250 copies

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £129.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 01 January 2008

 

Synopsis

We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Nevertheless, you need t ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£49.99

The Other Hand

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £49.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 August 2008

 

Synopsis

We don't want to tell you too much about this book. It is a truly special story and we don't want to spoil it. Nevertheless, you need t ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£20.00

Watch Me Disappear

Author: Jill Dawson

Price: £20.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 13 March 2006

 

Synopsis

By the author of "Fred and Edie", this is a subtle, superbly written psychological chiller about desire both innocent and warped. Tin ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£25.00

The Welsh Girl

Author: Peter Ho Davies

Price: £25.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 03 May 2007

 

Synopsis

In 1944, a German Jewish refugee is sent to Wales to interview Rudolf Hess; in Snowdonia, a seventeen-year-old girl, the daughter of a fier ... read more

Signed by the author

£12.99

Boxer, Beetle

Author: Ned Beauman

Price: £12.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 05 August 2010

 

Synopsis

This is a novel for people with breeding. Only people with the right genes and the wrong impulses will find its marriage of bold ideas and ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£20.00

The Woman Who Waited

Author: Andreï Makine

Price: £20.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 10 April 2006

 

Synopsis

When a young dissident writer from Leningrad arrives in a remote Russian village to study local customs, one woman stands out: Vera, who has be ... read more

Signed by the author

£25.00

King David

Author: Allan Massie

Price: £25.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 20 July 1995

 

Synopsis

As in the Roman novels "Augustus", "Tiberius" and "Caesar", the author explores the complexity of King David: she ... read more

Signed by the author

£16.99

The Optimists

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £16.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 21 March 2005

 

Synopsis

Clem Glass was a successful photojournalist, fired by his conviction that only photographs could capture the world's true face. Then, in Af ... read more

UK Unsigned First Edition

£45.00

Ingenious Pain

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £45.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 20 February 1997

 

Synopsis

The rise, fall and redemption of an extraordinary man born unable to feel pain. Growing up in the West Country in the mid-18th century, James D ... read more

Signed & Dated by the author.

£30.00

Pure

Author: Andrew Miller

Price: £30.00

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 09 June 2011

 

Synopsis

A year of bones, of grave-dirt, relentless work. Of mummified corpses and chanting priests. A year of rape, suicide, sudden death. Of frie ... read more

Slipcase Limited Edition Hardback

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£30.00

Gold - Slipcase Edition

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £30.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

Usually, this is where we'd tell you what this book is about. But with Chris Cleave, it's a bit different. Because if you' ... read more

UK First Edition, Signed and Lined by the author

£22.99

Gold

Author: Chris Cleave

Price: £22.99

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

Usually, this is where we'd tell you what this book is about. But with Chris Cleave, it's a bit different. Because if you' ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed & Dated by the author.

£29.99

The Yellow Birds - SIGNED & PUBLICATION DATED

Author: Kevin Powers

Price: £29.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 06 September 2012

 

Synopsis

An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, THE YELLOW BIRDS is already being hai ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£24.99

The Daughters of Mars

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £24.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 25 October 2012

 

Synopsis

In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nurses, escaping the confines of their father's dairy farm and carrying a g ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

Murder By The Book (The Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew)

Author: Susanna Gregory

Price: £19.99

out of stock

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 07 June 2012

 

Synopsis

It is drawing near to the end of term, and the University at Cambridge is in turmoil over the opening of a new Common Library. There is an atta ... read more

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£45.00

A River Town

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £45.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 02 March 1995

 

Synopsis

Tim Shea, a young Irishman, supports his family by running a general store in a remote New South Wales town. But his generosity gets him into d ... read more

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£50.00

The People's Train

Author: Thomas Keneally

Price: £50.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 17 September 2009

 

Synopsis

Artem Samsurov, a protégé of Lenin, makes an extraordinary escape from Tsarist Russia to reach sanctuary in Australia, but soon d ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£20.00

The Bone Clocks - Longlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2014

Author: David Mitchell

Price: £20.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 02 September 2014

 

Synopsis

One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'as ... read more

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£100.00

The Bone Clocks - LIMITED EDITION (x/500)

Author: David Mitchell

Price: £100.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 02 September 2014

 

Synopsis

PUBLISHER'S LIMITED EDITION: Unjacketed hardback in a slipcase, numbered (x/500) and signed tip in page with marker ribbon, head & tail ... read more

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Tell No Tales (Zigic & Ferreira 2), Eva Dolan, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£12.99

Tell No Tales (Zigic & Ferreira 2)

by Eva Dolan

 

Synopsis

The car that ploughs into the bus stop early one morning leaves a trail of death and destruction behind it.   DS Ferreira and DI Z ... read more

 

Release 15 January 2015

Publisher Harvill Secker

ISBN 978-1846557781

The Strange Library, Haruki Murakami, first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

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£12.99

The Strange Library - UNSIGNED

by Haruki Murakami

 

Synopsis

'All I did was go to the library to borrow some books'.   On his way home from school, the young narrator of The Stra ... read more

 

Release 02 December 2014

Publisher Harvill Secker

ISBN 978-1846559211

The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£12.99

The Girl on the Train - JANUARY 2015 BOOK OF THE MONTH

by Paula Hawkins

 

Synopsis

Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. S ... read more

 

Release 22 January 2015

Publisher Doubleday

ISBN 978-0857522313

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Death on the Marais

Signed, Lined & Dated

UK First Edition / First Printing

£19.99

Death on the Marais

by Adrian Magson

 

Synopsis

FIRST IN A BRAND NEW SERIES. France, 1963. On his first day in the village of Poissons-Les-Marais, the last thing Inspector Lucas Rocco exp ... read more

 

Release 09 September 2010

Publisher Allison and Busby Publishers

ISBN 978-0749008345

The Roots of Betrayal

UK First Edition, Signed, Lined & Dated by the author

£19.99

The Roots of Betrayal

by James Forrester

 

Synopsis

The brilliant new Elizabethan thriller from the highly acclaimed author of SACRED TREASON. 1564: Catholic herald William Harley, Clar ... read more

 

Release 07 July 2011

Publisher Headline

ISBN 978-0755356041

The Boy with the Porcelain Blade, Den Patrick, signed first edition

Signed, Lined & Dated

UK First Edition / First Printing

£29.99

The Boy with the Porcelain Blade + PROMOTIONAL POSTCARD

by Den Patrick

 

Synopsis

An ornate yet dark fantasy, with echoes of Mervyn Peake, Robin Hobb and Jon Courtenay Grimwood. An original and beautifully imag ... read more

 

Release 20 March 2014

Publisher Gollancz

ISBN 978-0575133839

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