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Get your first month for only £4 when you subscibe to "The People's Friend" Pocket Novels*

A subscription to The People's Friend Pocket Novels guarantees you two brand new romantic stories every four weeks, in an easy to read, larger print font. The lightweight pocket-sized format makes them perfect for popping in your bag or coat pocket!

Pocket Novels dispatched via second class post.

More of the stories you love

Offering readers more of the compelling fiction “The People’s Friend” is famous around the world for, Pocket Novels present readers with a new and original story every second Thursday. 

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. 

Featured “Friend” favourite genres include romance, period, cosy crime and sagas. Pocket Novels are also a lightweight size, making them the perfect companion for readers on the move. 

Every issue of a Pocket Novel also gets its own beautiful cover designed by “The People’s Friend” Commissioning Illustrations Editor, Manon Gandioelle. 

Subscription and delivery information  

Your subscription will start 3-6 weeks from first payment (UK delivery).

To check on which issue you receive for your subscription start, visit our subscription calendar. New subscribers will also receive an order confirmation via post/email.

To discuss and manage your subscription start date, call customer services on 0800 904 7260

Monthly Direct debit*: £4 for your first month followed by £6 per month thereafter. Available to recipients within the UK when paying by Direct Debit. For UK bank accounts only. Direct Debit offer for new customers only.

Savings based on the magazine UK cover price. Direct Debit offers available to recipients within the UK when paying by Direct Debit. For UK bank accounts only. New customers only.

Pre-paid: One year subscription rate by cheque or credit/ debit card: £76 (UK) or £104 (Overseas).

One year = 26 issues

Product code: STN24

General: Overseas customers please select the “Overseas” price tab above for accurate pricing information and to order, or call +441382 575322.

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Join thousands of delighted 'Friend' subscribers today and get your first month for £4.00. (New, UK Direct Debit subscribers only.)


Brought to you by the talented people behind The People's Friend
A new and original story every second Thursday
Printed in a helpful larger type, making them easier to read and enjoy.
Favourite genres include romance, period, cosy crime and sagas
What our readers say - "Books are a perfect size to fit in my handbag to read on a bus journey."