Large Print

We offer the widest range of large print books available in New Zealand from a single source. We supply new releases from locally held stock and carry extensive stock of backlist titles. We are the exclusive New Zealand distributor for leading UK large print publisher – W F Howes – and source books from at least ten other UK, US, Australian and New Zealand publishers. There are over 200 new titles released each month, in hardback and softcover formats. The range includes:

  • Best-sellers from leading international authors
  • Popular non-fiction
  • Contemporary fiction from new authors
  • Genre fiction, including mysteries, romances, westerns, sagas, crime and adventure
  • New titles each month released simultaneously with trade hardback edition

The publishing programme below includes publishers and series that we can guarantee to supply during 2014-15, and that will be included in our standing order plans, new release lists and online catalogues. Other titles and series may become available during the course of the year and will be included in our release programme as soon as we hear of them.

Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham

Love Like Blood by Mark Billingham

From number one bestseller Mark Billingham comes a masterful, intense crime novel that pits DI Tom Thorne against an evil beyond comprehension, yet shockingly real.

'Groundbreaking and gripping'

Sunday Times

First Love by Gwendoline Riley

First Love by Gwendoline Riley

Neve is a writer in her mid-30s married to an older man, Edwyn. For now they are in a place of relative peace, but their past battles have left scars. As Neve recalls the decisions that led her to this marriage, she tells of other loves and other debts, from her bullying father and her self-involved mother to a musician who played her and a series of lonely flights from place to place. Drawing the reader into the battleground of her relationship, Neve spins a story of helplessness and hostility, an ongoing conflict in which both husband and wife have played a part.

Munich by Robert Harris

Munich by Robert Harris

September 1938. Hitler is determined to start a war and Chamberlain is desperate to preserve peace. The issue is to be decided in a city that will forever afterwards be notorious, Munich. As Chamberlain’s plane judders over the Channel and the Führer’s train steams relentlessly south from Berlin, two young men travel with secrets of their own. Hugh Legat is one of Chamberlain’s private secretaries; Paul Hartmann a German diplomat and member of the anti-Hitler resistance. When the stakes are this high, who are you willing to betray?

Sunday Silence by Nicci French

Sunday Silence by Nicci French

It started with Monday. But it doesn't end with Sunday. Lover of London, gifted psychologist, frequent police consultant -- Frieda Klein is many things. And now she's a person of interest in a murder case. A body has been discovered in the most unlikely and horrifying of places: beneath the floorboards of Frieda's house. The corpse is only months old, but the chief suspect appears to have died more than seven years ago. Except as Frieda knows all too well, he's alive and well and living in secret. And it seems he's inspired a copycat...

The Shadow Doctor by Adrian Plass

The Shadow Doctor by Adrian Plass

The Shadow Doctor isn't your usual kind of doctor. Sure, you can bring him your problems but the chances are his solutions will blow your mind. This man can see into your soul, and the cures he prescribes don't come from the pharmacy. If you have fears you just cannot face, wounds you can't even bear to remember - if you've been abused, ignored, damaged by all life throws at you - the Shadow Doctor is here to help. But the Shadow Doctor has shades of his own, and the work of helping others may be the only thing keeping him afloat.

Trust Me by Zisua Wand

Trust Me by Zisua Wand

Who can you trust if you can't trust yourself?

Lizzie lives in the Lake District with her partner, Jonty, and his teenage son, Sam. Though she's only ten years older than her stepson, their set-up works. They are a family. Then Sam becomes sullen and withdrawn, and Lizzie suspects something sinister is going on. But no one will believe her. They think Lizzie is to blame. Are they right?

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

How To Stop Time by Matt Haig

Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old, but owing to a rare condition, he's been alive for centuries. From Elizabethan England to Jazz-Age Paris, from New York to the South Seas, Tom has seen a lot, and now craves an ordinary life. How to Stop Time is a wild and bittersweet story about losing and finding yourself, about the certainty of change and about the lifetimes it can take to really learn how to live.

The House On Cold Hill by Peter James

The House On Cold Hill by Peter James

Moving from the heart of the city of Brighton to the Sussex countryside is a big undertaking for born townies, Ollie Harcourt, his wife, Caro, and their twelve-year-old daughter, Jade. But when they view Cold Hill House - a huge, dilapidated, Georgian mansion - they are filled with excitement. Ollie has dreamed of living in the country since he was a child, and with its acres of land, he sees Cold Hill House as a base for his web-design business and a terrific long-term investment. Caro is less certain, and Jade is grumpy about being removed from all her friends.

The Room By The Lake by Emma Dibdin

The Room By The Lake by Emma Dibdin

When Caitlin left London for New York, she thought she'd left her problems behind: her alcoholic father, her dead mother, the unrelenting pressure to succeed. But now, down to her last dollar in a strange city, she is desperately lonely.Then she finds Jake. Handsome, smart, slightly damaged Jake. And he wants her to meet his family. He takes her to a lake house in the middle of the woods – in the middle of nowhere. The community there live off-grid. They believe in regular exercise and group therapy. And they're friendly. Really friendly.

The People Vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson

The People Vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson

Alex Cross has never been on the wrong side of the law – until now. Charged with gunning down followers of his nemesis Gary Soneji in cold blood, Cross is being turned into the poster child for trigger-happy cops who think they're above the law. Cross knows it was self-defence. But will a jury see it that way?

No Easy Target by Iris Johansen

No Easy Target by Iris Johansen

Margaret Douglas has worked hard to put her painful past behind her. Raised off the grid in an abusive home, her only escape was the nearby forest where she sought refuge whenever she could. There she discovered a strange gift: the ability to understand animals and to communicate with them. Now, Margaret wants nothing more than to live a quiet life under the radar. But her abilities have not gone unnoticed. Determined not to be a pawn in anyone's game, every time someone gets too close, Margaret uproots her life and outruns them.

The Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell

The Flame Bearer by Bernard Cornwell

Britain is in a state of uneasy peace. Northumbria’s Viking ruler, Sigtryggr, and Mercia’s Saxon Queen Aethelflaed have agreed a truce. And so England’s greatest warrior, Uhtred of Bebbanburg, at last has the chance to take back the home his traitorous uncle stole from him so many years ago – and which his scheming cousin still occupies.

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.Through Gaiman’s deft and witty prose these gods emerge with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to duping others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.

The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons

The Hanging Club by Tony Parsons

A band of vigilante executioners roam London's hot summer nights, abducting evil men and hanging them by the neck until dead.As the bodies pile up and riots explode across the sweltering city, DC Max Wolfe hunts a gang of killers who many believe to be heroes and discovers that the lust for revenge starts very close to home ...

The Hidden Room by Stella Duffy

The Hidden Room by Stella Duffy

Life is good for Laurie and Martha. They have three great kids, a much-loved home in the countryside, and after years of struggle, Laurie's career as an architect is taking off at last. Everything's perfect. Except, it isn't. Someone is about to walk into their happy family and tear it apart.Laurie has been hiding from him for years. The question is, now that he's found her, can she keep her family safe? And just how far will she go to protect them?

The Midnight Line by Lee Childs

The Midnight Line by Lee Childs

Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar by John Grisham

Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.

End Game by David Baldacci

End Game by David Baldacci

Will Robie, highly trained assassin and the US government's most indispensable asset, is called to London. An imminent terrorist attack threatens the Underground, and with the US next in line, Robie is the perfect choice to stop it before it begins. But Robie is about to learn that even if he succeeds, the worst is yet to come. The game has started. Now only he can end it....

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton

“In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I’ve often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I’m letting my guard down.” — Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the introduction of What Happened. The election of 2016 was unprecedented and historic. What Happened is the story of that campaign and its aftermath—both a deeply intimate account and a cautionary tale for the nation.

When It Grows Dark by Jorn Lier Horst

When It Grows Dark by Jorn Lier Horst

Stavern, Norway 1983: Christmas is approaching, snow is falling heavily, and a young ambitious policeman named William Wisting has just become the father of twins. He is edged off the investigation of a brutal robbery by more experienced officers, but soon he is on another case that is not only unsolved but has not even been recognized as murder. Forgotten in a dilapidated barn stands a bullet-riddled old car, and it looks as if the driver did not get out alive.

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur A. Smith

The Tiger's Prey by Wilbur A. Smith

The New York Times bestselling author of Desert God and Pharaoh adds another chapter to his popular historical saga featuring the seafaring Tom Courtney, the hero of Monsoon and Blue Horizon, with this magnificent swashbuckling saga set in the eighteenth century and packed with action, violence, romance, and rousing adventure.

Origin by Dan Brown

Origin by Dan Brown

Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever."

The Death Of A She Devil by Fay Weldon

The Death Of A She Devil by Fay Weldon

In Fay Weldon's 1983 classic, The Life and Loves of a She Devil, women fought men for power and won. But in 2017, the fight continues on a new front... Ruth Patchett, the original She Devil, is eighty-four and keen to retire. She has worked hard to make the world as she wants it: women triumphant, men submissive. Now she is tired. Her business is done. The mantle of power and influence is up for grabs. Who can take up the role? Valerie Valeria, hot-shot millennial and Ruth's PA, is ready and eager to inherit...

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny’s mother, Beverly—thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families. Spanning five decades, Commonwealth explores how this chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved.