Our Books

At Chapter, we’re proud to be an independent book and teashop. We specialise in the romance genre:

  • Contemporary Romance & Romantic Suspense
  • Fantasy & Paranormal Romance
  • Historical Romance
  • Hot Romance

We also stock selections of:

  • Crime & Mystery & Thrillers
  • Mainstream Fiction & Chick Lit



Contact us today if you’d like to receive our monthly book catalogue by email.

This Month’s Books and Book Catalogue

It’s a great month for historical romance with Mary Balogh’s SOMEONE TO CARE (Westcott Series), Madeline Hunter’s A DEVIL OF A DUKE (Decadent Dukes Society Series), Stephanie Laurens’ THE DESIGNS OF LORD RANDOLPH CAVANAUGH (Cavanaugh Series) and Amanda Quick’s THE OTHER LADY VANISHES (Burning Cove, California Series). Other new titles include Robyn Carr’s THE FAMILY GATHERING (Sullivan’s Crossing Series) and Sherrilyn Kenyon’s DEATH DOESN’T BARGAIN (Deadman’s Cross Series). Enjoy your reading! We are also excited to announce a Book Launch for Nalini Singh’s OCEAN LIGHT (Psy-Changeling Trinity Series) at the Epsom Library on Tuesday night, 12 June. The details are inside this month’s catalogue!

A summary of this month’s titles is shown below (bottom right). Otherwise, click on the May 2018 Book Catalogue df file and browse through it for the full details on this month’s book titles.

Recent book catalogues can be found below:
June 2017 Book Catalogue
July 2017 Book Catalogue
August 2017 Book Catalogue
September 2017 Book Catalogue
October 2017 Book Catalogue
November 2017 Book Catalogue
December 2017 Book Catalogue
January 2018 Book Catalogue
March 2018 Book Catalogue 
April 2018 Book Catalogue
May 2018 Book Catalogue

Book Orders

We have too many books to include on this web site, so please contact us today if you wish to order a book or if you’d like to receive our monthly catalogue by email.

You can also purchase a small selection of our books (usually a diverse mixture of new releases, popular authors, and clearances) on Trade Me Books and on Fishpond.

Please note that, effective October 2017, we have discontinued our book loyalty card scheme and we have replaced it with lower average retail prices. Any existing stamped book cards will be cashed up.

Book Catalogue Summary

Contemporary Romance & Romantic Suspense

Allison Brennan – SHATTERED – Max Revere Series – MMP Release $20
Kelly Brynn – EDGE OF TRUTH – Legionnaires Series – MMP $17
Robyn Carr – THE FAMILY GATHERING – Sullivan’s Crossing Series – TP $28
Lauren Dane – JAGGED – Whiskey Sharp Series – MMP $17
Alexandra Ivy – WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? – Agency Series – MMP $17
Iris Johansen – LOOK BEHIND YOU – Kendra Michaels Series – MMP Release $20
Sydney Landon – ROOM FOR TWO – Breakfast in Bed Series – MMP $17
Kat Martin – BEYOND DANGER – Texas Trilogy – MMP $17
Karen Rose – EDGE OF DARKNESS – Cincinnati Series – MMP Release $17

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Crime & Mystery & Thrillers

Ellery Adams – MURDER IN THE LOCKED LIBRARY – Book Retreat Mystery Series – MMP $17
John Grisham – CAMINO ISLAND – MMP Release $20
Donna Leon – THE TEMPTATION OF FORGIVENESS – Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series – TP $33

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

Jennifer Ashley – MIDNIGHT WOLF – Shifters Unbound Series – MMP $17
Isabel Cooper – HIGHLAND DRAGON REBEL – Dawn of the Highland Warrior Series – MMP $17
Faith Hunter – THE DARK QUEEN – Jane Yellowrock Series – MMP $17
Sherrilyn Kenyon – DEATH DOESN’T BARGAIN – Deadman’s Cross Series – TP $30
Shelly Laurenston – THE UNYIELDING – Call of Crows Series – MMP Release $17
Gena Showalter – THE DARKEST PROMISE – Lords of the Underworld Series – MMP Release $17

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Historical Romance

Mary Balogh – SOMEONE TO CARE – Westcott Series – MMP $17
Valerie Bowman – A DUKE LIKE NO OTHER – Playful Brides Series – MMP $17
Anna Harrington – AS THE DEVIL DARES – Capturing the Carlisles Series – MMP $17
Madeline Hunter – A DEVIL OF A DUKE – Decadent Dukes Society Series – MMP $17
Stephanie Laurens – THE DESIGNS OF LORD RANDOLPH CAVANAUGH – Cavanaugh Series – MMP $17
Cathy Maxwell – A MATCH MADE IN BED – Spinster Heiresses Series – MMP $17
Charis Michaels – ANY GROOM WILL DO – Brides of Belgravia Series – MMP $15
Renee Ann Miller – NEVER DARE A WICKED EARL – Infamous Lords Series – MMP $10
Amanda Quick – THE OTHER LADY VANISHES – Burning Cove, California Series – TP $30
Theresa Romain – LADY ROGUE – Royal Rewards Series – MMP $17
Joanna Shupe – A SCANDALOUS DEAL – Four Hundred Series – MMP $17

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Hot Romance

No new releases this month, but recent releases include:

Jaci Burton – SHOT ON GOLD – Play-By-Play Series – TP $23

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Mainstream Fiction & Chick Lit

Anthony Doerr – ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – TP $25

MMP = Mass Market Paperback; POD = Print on Demand; TP = Trade Paperback; HC = Hardcover

Available Soon

Janet Evanovich – DANGEROUS MINDS
Christine Feehan – SHADOW KEEPER
Eloisa James – TOO WILDE TO WED
Christina Lauren – BEAUTIFUL BASTARD
Jennifer Probst – THE START OF SOMETHING GOOD (Trade Paperback)
Nora Roberts – SHELTER IN PLACE (Trade Paperback)
Nalini Singh – OCEAN LIGHT (Trade Paperback)
Alexander McCall Smith – THE HOUSE OF UNEXPECTED SISTERS (Trade Paperback)

Bestselling Titles of 2016
Author Bestselling Titles in 2016
Mary Balogh Only Beloved (Survivor’s Club Series)
Mary Balogh Someone to Love (Westcott Series)
Jo Beverley The Viscount Needs a Wife (Company of Rogues Series)
Patricia Briggs Fire Touched (Mercy Thompson Series)
Loretta Chase Dukes Prefer Blondes (Dressmakers Series)
Kresley Cole Sweet Ruin (Immortals After Dark Series)
Tessa Dare Do You Want to Start a Scandal? (Castles Ever After Series/Spindle Cove Series)
Christine Feehan Shadow Rider (Shadow Series)
Anne Gracie The Summer Bride (Chance Sisters Series)
Elizabeth Hoyt Duke of Sin (Maiden Lane Series)
Madeline Hunter The Wicked Duke (Wicked Trilogy)
Eloisa James My American Duchess
Lisa Kleypas Marrying Winterborne (Ravenels Series)
Jayne Ann Krentz Secret Sisters
Stephanie Laurens The Lady’s Command (Adventurers Quartet)
Sarah MacLean The Rogue Not Taken (Scandal & Scoundrel)
Amanda Quick Til Death Do Us Part
Julia Quinn Because of Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys Series)
Nora Roberts Bay of Sighs (Guardians Trilogy)
Nora Roberts The Obsession
Nalini Singh Allegiance of Honour (Psy/Changeling Series)
Nalini Singh Archangel’s Heart (Guild Hunter Series)
J.R. Ward The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood Series)
Bestselling Titles of 2015
Author Bestselling Titles in 2015
Mary Balogh Only a Promise (Survivor’s Club Series)
Mary Balogh Only a Kiss (Survivor’s Club Series)
Jo Beverley Too Dangerous for a Lady (Company of Rogues Series)
Grace Burrowes The Duke’s Disaster (True Gentlemen Series)
Kresley Cole Dark Skye (Immortals After Dark Series)
Christine Feehan Cat’s Lair (Leopard People Series)
Christine Feehan Earth Bound (Sea Haven/Sisters Of The Heart Series)
Anne Gracie The Spring Bride (Chance Sisters Series)
Elizabeth Hoyt Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane Series)
Madeline Hunter His Wicked Reputation (Wicked Trilogy)
Lisa Kleypas Cold-Hearted Rake (Ravenels Series)
Stephanie Laurens The Tempting of Thomas Carrick (Cynster Next Generation Series)
Stephanie Laurens A Match for Marcus Cynster (Cynster Next Generation Series)
Julia London The Devil Takes a Bride (Cabot Sisters Series)
MaryJo Putney Not Always a Saint (Lost Lords Series)
Julia Quinn The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy (Smythe-Smith Quartet)
Nora Roberts The Liar
Karen Rose Closer Than You Think (Cincinnati Series)
Nalini Singh Archangel’s Enigma (Guild Hunter Series)
Nalini Singh Rock Hard (Rock Kiss Series)
Nalini Singh Shards of Hope (Psy Changeling Series)
J.R. Ward The Shadows (Black Dagger Brotherhood Series)

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