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Nearly all of the books listed on this site are printed in 16 point font size.

 
 

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 Star Teacher - Jack Sheffield

LargeprintOur Price: £25.49  - Click book title for availability and further details

It's 1985, and as Jack returns for another year as headteacher at Ragley village school, some changes are in store. It's the year of Halley's Comet, Band Aid, Trivial Pursuit, Dynasty shoulder pads, Roland Rat and Microsoft Windows. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest, Heathcliffe Earnshaw decides to enter the village scarecrow competition, Ruby the caretaker finds romance, and retirement looms for Vera the secretary. Meanwhile, Jack has to battle with some rising stars of the teaching profession to save his job and his school...


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1. Country Pursuits - Jo Carnegie

Largeprint (Hardback) Our price: £18.99  - Currently in stock

The women of Churchminster know what they want - a constant flow of champagne & the love of a good man. But faced with the likes of the beer-guzzling Angus & the bad-tempered Sir Fraser, their attentions are increasingly drawn to other possibilities.

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2. Where Women are Kings - Christie Watson

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

Elijah, seven years old, has a history of disruptive behaviour. His adoptive mother Nikki believes that she and her husband Obi are strong enough to accept his difficulties - and that her being white will not affect her ability to raise a black son.

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3. After the Storm - Jane Lythell

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

Rob and Anna have only just met Owen and Kim. Now they've boarded their handsome old boat to travel to a far off island in the Caribbean. With only the four of them on board, it should be paradise - lazy afternoons spent snorkelling, long nights enjoying the silence and the solitude of the sea. But why does Owen never sleep? Why is he so secretive about his past? And why does Kim keep a knife zipped into her money-belt? Anna can usually get people to talk... but this time, does she want to?

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4. Some Veil Did Fall - Kirsty Ferry

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

When Becky steps into Jonathon’s atmospheric photography studio in Whitby, she is simply a freelance journalist in search of a story. But as soon as she puts on the beautiful Victorian dress and poses for a photograph, she becomes somebody quite different…

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5. The Dunwich Horror and Other Stories - H. P. Lovecraft

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £19.50  - Currently in stock

In this and other tales of the macabre, H. P. Lovecraft weaves unearthly fantasies of creatures beyond conception in his definitive style – existing between the spaces of the dimensions we know.

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6. Parrot and Olivier in America - Peter Carey

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

Commonwealth Writers Prize Winner and Miles Franklin Award Winner.

Olivier is a French aristocrat, the traumatised child of survivors of the Revolution. Parrot is the son of an itinerant printer who always wanted to be an artist but ended up a servant. Born on different sides of history, their lives are brought together by their travels in America.

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7. Needles and Pearls - Gil McNeil

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £12.99  - Currently in stock

A year after her husband's death, Jo Mackenzie is finally starting to get the hang of being a single parent. Boys, babies and best friends certainly make life a lot more interesting. Can Jo cope when things get really complicated?

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8. Leaving Everything Most Loved - Jacqueline Winspear

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £23.50  - Currently in stock

Maisie Dobbs’ latest investigation leads her into a dangerous yet fascinating world and takes her in an unexpected direction.

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9. The Blue Hen - Des Dillon

Largeprint (paperback) Our price: £9.95  - Currently in stock

A Shortlist Title.

The closing down of the steelworks meant the end of being in work - but John and his pal don't intend it to be the end. 'Keep hens! That's the answer'. Originally published as a novella, this has now been scripted as a play.

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