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Subscribe to "The People's Friend" Pocket Novel

Enjoy or gift two books every four weeks with a subscription to “The People’s Friend” Pocket Novel, helping to grow an enviable fiction collection quickly.

Published in a larger type and handy pocket-sized format, this is a perfect fiction subscription gift idea for that special someone who always seems busy.

Ideal for packing for day trips or taking a moment and enjoying with a good cuppa’, pocket novels cover a wide range of genres including romance, general, family, cosy crime, mystery and occasionally, spooky!

Featuring beautiful cover illustrations, pocket novels make for a great collectable for lovers of great fiction. Expertly chosen pocket novel stories are often set seasonally including Christmas and Easter, exploring different settings and timeframes from book to book.


Great reasons to subscribe

Top reasons to enjoy a fiction subscription

Subscribe today and enjoy excellent savings on the shop price, free UK delivery, early access before the shops and receive two fresh, high-quality fiction novels delivered directly to your door every four weeks.

What to expect with our fiction subscription

A great, quick read

Between 37,000 and 39,000 words in length, each pocket novel is printed in a helpful larger type, making them easier to read and enjoy.

Providing the perfect, quality, quick read, make time for yourself and enjoy a good cuppa’ with the latest pocket novels arriving through the door before they reach the shops.

A variety of popular fiction genres

The bread and butter of the “Friend” is romance – one of the most popular genres new subscribers can look forward to.

Often posing the classic “Will they, won’t they…?” question, romantic stories end in a happy resolution though not necessarily in a way readers may expect, keeping them entertained from page to page.

Falling in love is only part of the journey many characters undertake within “Friend” stories – many romantic stories set in yesteryear are a particular reader favourite.

Offering total escapism, historical stories transport readers to unfamiliar places, involving past events, all whilst encountering interesting characters.

Staying clear of shocks and upsets, stories can occasionally explore ghostly goings-on and cosy crime, adding plenty of intrigue to your fiction offering. Readers also enjoy classic family stories and fiction told from a young person’s point of view.

Occasionally, we will publish two-part stories but generally, each Pocket Novel is a complete story for you to enjoy and revisit again and again.

Handy pocket-sized format

The perfect travel companion or for readers always on the move, The “People’s Friend” Pocket Novel is printed in a smaller, lightweight format that won’t take up too much space in bags or your luggage.

Start your fiction subscription today

Subscribe to The People's Friend Pocket Novel

Subscribe today and enjoy your first month for only £4! Great-value fiction subscription offers are also available for readers outside the UK and our convenient digital subscription.

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