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All fiction new titles

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Fan of crime, romance, sci-fi or other fiction genres? Look through our latest titles and discover a captivating story in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, graphic novel or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Deadly Cross by James Patterson

Deadly Cross

James Patterson

eBook

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Trio by William Boyd

Trio

William Boyd

eBook

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Snow by Ronald Malfi

Snow

Ronald Malfi

eBook

"Some 'old school' horror storytelling of the highest degree" from the award-winning author of Bone White(Bloody Disgusting). They come in with the snow. They are the snow ... The blizzard begins pummeling the Midwest on Christmas Eve, leaving hundreds...

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Dreadful by Jana DeLeon

Dreadful

Jana DeLeon

eBook

Now you see me ... Six years ago, five friends went to New Orleans for Mardi Gras. Four of them returned. One simply disappeared. Jenny Taylor has never gotten over the disappearance of her twin sister, Caitlyn, but now things are even worse. Caitlyn...

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Farm to trouble by Amanda Flower

Farm to trouble

Amanda Flower

eBook

"First in a new series! Shiloh Bellamy cashed in her big city job and 401K to return home to Michigan to save the family farm, but turning Bellamy Farms into a sustainable, organic operation is no small feat. Especially when her new investor is found...

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Kingdom of shadow and light by Karen Marie. Moning

Kingdom of shadow and light

Karen Marie. Moning

eBook

MacKayla Lane faces the ultimate threat when war breaks out between the kingdoms of shadow and light, as the #1 New York Times bestselling Fever series races to an explosive revelation. From the moment MacKayla Lane arrived in Dublin to hunt her sist...

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Evil impulse  by Leigh Russell

Evil impulse

Leigh Russell

Book

"Living with her colleague and long time love interest, Detective Inspector Ian Peterson, it seems that Geraldine Steel has finally found happiness. But life is never that simple. As a psychopath starts killing random women on the streets of York, Geraldine...

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Deadly revenge  by Leigh Russell

Deadly revenge

Leigh Russell

Book

When a hysterical mother reports her baby's sudden disappearance, suspicion immediately falls on the absent husband. But Detective Geraldine Steel's gut instinct tells her this case is not as simple as her colleagues think... Complications in the mother's...

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Miss Julia renews her vows  by Ann B. Ross

Miss Julia renews her vows

Ann B. Ross

Book

Sometimes even Miss Julia just wants to go to bed and hide under the covers. Her husband, Sam, wants them to attend marriage enrichment classes. Could their marriage be in a poor state? Even worse, the psychologist leading the sessions is Dr. Fred Fowler...

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Stone free  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Stone free

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"Death by Internet! A mind-blowing masterplan. A deadly betrayal. The enemy is closer than you think... Harvey Stone plays guardian angel on international soil when two governments prepare to do battle, and the lives of innocent people are at stake. ...

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Stone deep  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Stone deep

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

An ancient Spanish legacy. A shocking explosion shuts down London. And an ex-hitman is fueled by revenge. When ex-hitman, Harvey Stone is asked by an art collector, Smokey the Jew, to kidnap a member of a rival gang and extract details of a heist, little...

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Stone face  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Stone face

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"One night. One city. One killer. Retirement doesn't come easy for Harvey Stone. Seeking a quiet corner to enjoy some well-earned peace, Harvey returns to his roots to settle down in London. Ex-convict, Lucas Hoffman has a list of every man whoever wronged...

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Torn in two  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Torn in two

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"The deadliest minds, can be found in the darkest of shadows... Emma Fletcher is special. She is every mothers' dream and a picture of perfection. But when Emma is kidnapped on an idyllic family holiday, her captors force her to undergo a terrible...

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Her only hope  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Her only hope

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"To uncover the truth, she must bury her past... Hope Gilmour was born bad. Cruel blood runs through her veins, and she is loathed even by her family. But when her boyfriend is killed during a romantic picnic, Hope is abducted and dragged away by a s...

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Stone fury  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Stone fury

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"To heal his past, he must break the rules... When the body of a girl is found to be linked to a human trafficking ring, Detective Inspector Frank Carver deploys his team of specialists to infiltrate, investigate and report back. But as his latest re...

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Stone fall  by J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Stone fall

J. D. (Novelist) Weston

Book

"To save the city, he must sacrifice himself... When an investigation led by Detective Inspector Frank Carver, is stalled following an attack on London, his team swear not to take on the terrorists. But when Carver's newest team member, Harvey Stone,...

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The ex talk  by Rachel Lynn Solomon

The ex talk

Rachel Lynn Solomon

Book

"Public radio co-hosts navigate mixed signals in this romantic comedy. Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade, and she can't imagine working anywhere else. But lately it's been a constant clash between...

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Jackson  by author LaQuette

Jackson

author LaQuette

Book

"In this opposites-attract Texas Ranger romance, circumstances throw together a Texas Ranger with trust issues and a confident full-figured heroine who assumes the best. Jackson Dean doesn't trust love. He made the mistake of following his heart once...

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Miss Julia throws a wedding  by Ann B. Ross

Miss Julia throws a wedding

Ann B. Ross

Book

Miss Julia is feeling a little wishful when Hazel Marie, once her late husband's paramour and now her best friend, prepares to move out and live in sin with that marriage shy Mr. Pickens. Suddenly, to Miss Julia's delight, a wedding is in the offing....

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Do no harm  by Christina McDonald

Do no harm

Christina McDonald

Book

Mother of a kindergartener, married to her police detective soulmate, Emma has a rewarding career as a doctor at the local hospital. When her son, Josh, is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, she is determined to save him. Emma makes the risky decision...

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The secretary's secret by Michelle Celmer

The secretary's secret

Michelle Celmer

eBook

Zoe's boss, Nick Bateman, is a man with a troubled past. One day, in hopes of making things right, he declares that he wants to get married and have kids as soon as possible. But, as always, Nick seems to have picked the wrong woman. The ceremony that...

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Kind of blue by Miles Corwin

Kind of blue

Miles Corwin

eBook

Detective Ash Levine dives in headfirst to investigate a ex-cop's murder in a case that propels him into the shadow lands of Southern California, from the seamy escort services of Hollywood, to the high-end art dealers in the Hollywood Hills, to the gangs...

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Happiness for beginners by Katherine Center

Happiness for beginners

Katherine Center

eBook

"A year after getting divorced, Helen Carpenter, thirty-two, lets her annoying, ten years younger brother talk her into signing up for a wilderness survival course. It's supposed to be a chance for her to pull herself together again, but when she dis...

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Dust by Hugh Howey

Dust

Hugh Howey

eAudiobook

In the aftermath of the uprising, the people of Silo 18 are coming to terms with a new order. Some embrace the change, others fear the unknown; none have control of their fate. The Silo is still in danger. There are those set on its destruction. Jules...

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Never ask the dead  by Gary Donnelly

Never ask the dead

Gary Donnelly

Book

"When only the dead have the answers, who can tell you the truth? Retired PSNI cop Tom 'Tucker' Rodgers has a cracked ballpoint pen, one second class stamp and no time left. The best he can do is try to get a message to DI Owen Sheen, the only man he...

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Sun-daughters, sea-daughters  by Aimee Ogden

Sun-daughters, sea-daughters

Aimee Ogden

Book

"Gene-edited human clans have scattered throughout the galaxy, adapting themselves to environments as severe as the desert and the sea. Atuale, the daughter of a Sea-Clan lord, sparked a war by choosing her land-dwelling love and rejecting her place among...

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An unexpected Earl  by Anna (Romance fiction writer) Harrington

An unexpected Earl

Anna (Romance fiction writer) Harri...

Book

Twelve years ago, brigadier Brandon Pearce, had to give up the girl he loved, Amelia Howard. Now he's the Earl of Sandhurst, but committed to stopping a criminal group that's threatening the lives of innocent people - including blackmailing Amelia's ...

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The sunken road  by Ciarán McMenamin

The sunken road

Ciarán McMenamin

Book

"Francie, Archie and Annie grew up playing together in the hills and rivers of Fermanagh. But in 1914, the boys are seduced by the drama of the war in Europe and leave the village to join up. Before they leave, Francie swears to Annie that he'll keep...

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The maid's disgrace  by Emma Hornby

The maid's disgrace

Emma Hornby

Book

"When her beloved mistress dies, lady's maid Phoebe Parsons is forced onto the poverty-ridden streets of Manchester by her unforgiving new master. Desperately searching for a new position, Phoebe discovers her reputation is in ruins. Now she is desti...

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Brass ring  by Diane Chamberlain

Brass ring

Diane Chamberlain

Book

Claire leads a busy, fulfilled and happy life, a life she wouldn't trade for anything-- and one that is about to change for ever. When Claire fails to prevent a disturbed young woman's suicide, the incident seems to trigger something in her-- forgotten...

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Watching from the dark  by Gytha Lodge

Watching from the dark

Gytha Lodge

Book

"The man lying beside you is not your husband. And he's not breathing... Louise wakes up. Her head aches, her mouth is dry, her memory is fuzzy. But she suspects she's done something bad. She rolls over towards her husband, Niall. The man who, until...

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Find me in Havana  by Serena Burdick

Find me in Havana

Serena Burdick

Book

"Cuba, 1936: When Estelita Rodriguez sings in a hazy Havana nightclub for the very first time, she is nine years old. From then on, that spotlight of adoration--from Havana to New York's Copacabana and then Hollywood--becomes the one true accomplishment...

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Aftershock  by Judy Melinek

Aftershock

Judy Melinek

Book

There's a body crushed under a load of pipes on a San Francisco construction site, and medical examiner Dr. Jessie Teska is on call. Her autopsy reveals that the death is a homicide staged as an accident. When an earthquake sends the city reeling, her...

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The downstairs neighbor  by Helen (Helen Mary) Cooper

The downstairs neighbor

Helen (Helen Mary) Cooper

Book

"From her downstairs apartment in suburban London, Emma has often overheard the everyday life of the seemingly perfect family upstairs--Steph, Paul and teenage daughter Freya--but has never got to know them. Until one day, she hears something that seizes...

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Killer crust by Chris Cavender

Killer crust

Chris Cavender

eBook

Eleanor Swift isn't amused when Laughing Luigi--the sketchy frozen pizza dough baron--walks into her Timber Ridge, North Carolina, pizzeria. But the contracts for his pizza-making contest seems on the up-and-up-- and sprucing up her beloved pizzeria,...

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Trust by Chris Hammer

Trust

Chris Hammer

eAudiobook

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The great escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell

The great escape from Woodlands Nursing Home

Joanna Nell

eAudiobook

"At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in Woodlands Nursing Home she struggles to cope with her loss of independence and privacy. However, when Hattie discovers The Night...

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Nothing much happens by Kathryn Nicolai

Nothing much happens

Kathryn Nicolai

eAudiobook

Busy minds need a place to rest. Whether you find yourself struggling to sleep, awake in the middle of the night, or even just anxious as you move through the day, in Nothing Much Happens, Kathryn Nicolai offers a healthy way to ease the mind before ...

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The wrong 'un by Brad Hogg

The wrong 'un

Brad Hogg

eAudiobook

Cult hero of the Big Bash League, Brad Hogg is still in his prime, almost three decades after he first played cricket. As well as playing for his country, Brad has worked in shearing sheds and on the Fremantle wharf; as a postman, football umpire, tr...

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Understory by Inga Simpson

Understory

Inga Simpson

eAudiobook

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The lost boys by Paul Byrnes

The lost boys

Paul Byrnes

eAudiobook

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No planet B

No planet B

eAudiobook

Teen Vogue, the fresh voice of a generation of activists, currates a dynamic collection of timely pieces on the climate justice movement. With accessible, concise explanations of the features and causes of climate change as well as pieces urging an.....

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Fire flood plague

Fire flood plague

eAudiobook

2020 began with fire storms raging through the country, followed by floods, and then a global pandemic that has changed how Australians think, feel and live. We all experienced this year differently, but one thing rings true for all us: this is a year...

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Midwinter murder by Agatha Christie

Midwinter murder

Agatha Christie

eAudiobook

An all-new collection of winter-themed mysteries from the master of the genre, just in time for the festive period. There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter ... It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with...

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Dreaming in a nightmare by Jeremiah Emmanuel

Dreaming in a nightmare

Jeremiah Emmanuel

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. A moving and powerful account of the problems faced by a new generation, from crime to poverty to an increasingly divided society, from an extraordinarily accomplished young activist and entrepreneur. My name is Jeremiah Em...

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Expert by Roger Kneebone

Expert

Roger Kneebone

eAudiobook

Brought to you by Penguin. What could a lacemaker have in common with vascular surgeons? A Savile Row tailor with molecular scientists? A fighter pilot with jazz musicians? At first glance, very little. But Roger Kneebone, an expert on experts, has spent...

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You shouldn't have joined by Peter (Peter J.) Cosgrove

You shouldn't have joined

Peter (Peter J.) Cosgrove

eAudiobook

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One snowy week in Springhollow  by Lucy Knott

One snowy week in Springhollow

Lucy Knott

Book

"When old friends return, sparks ignite this Christmas in Springhollow... Tomboy Scarlett thought Devon would be her best friend forever. He was the only person in Springhollow who supported her ambitious artist dreams. But then one winter, Devon and...

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Christmas in Cockleberry Bay  by Nicola May

Christmas in Cockleberry Bay

Nicola May

Book

"With both the Corner Shop and Cockleberry Café in safe hands, Rosa turns her attention to Ned’s Gift, the charity set up in memory of the great-grandfather whose legacy turned her life around.Over at the Ship Hotel, Lucas has his work cut out with his...

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The day of Ezekiel's hope  by Donna VanLiere

The day of Ezekiel's hope

Donna VanLiere

Book

"In this gripping follow-up to The Time of Jacob's Trouble, bestselling author Donna VanLiere explores the end-times prophecies in the journeys of Emma, Zerah, and others who cling to hope even as danger closes in and civilization crumbles on an unpr...

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The mother and baby home  by Sheila Newberry

The mother and baby home

Sheila Newberry

Book

"Sunny grew up in the mother and baby home on Grove Lane, London.The daughter of a wartime nurse from Trinidad and a Polish pilot, Sunny was abandoned by her mother shortly after her birth and taken in by Nan, the warm and gentle proprietress. Never ...

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Cuthbert's Way  by L. J. Ross

Cuthbert's Way

L. J. Ross

Book

"After the dramatic theft of a priceless artefact from Durham Cathedral, the rest of the world believes that DCI Ryan and his team were able to recover and return St. Cuthbert’s cross to its rightful home. But Ryan knows the cross he recovered was a fake...

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The shrine  by L. J. Ross

The shrine

L. J. Ross

Book

After a long and eventful winter, DCI Ryan and his team are looking forward to the joys of spring. But, when one of their colleagues is shot dead on her own doorstep and the brass think it's an inside job, Ryan finds himself drafted in to investigate....

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The infirmary  by L. J. Ross

The infirmary

L. J. Ross

Book

"In the stifling summer heat of 2014, a killer has been stalking the streets of Newcastle causing city-wide panic. When the officer in charge of the case turns up dead, it falls upon Detective Chief Inspector Ryan to take up the baton and find the pe...

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Borderlands  by L. J. Ross

Borderlands

L. J. Ross

Book

"After uncovering a fresh wave of corruption within the ranks of Northumbria CID, Detective Chief Inspector Ryan was looking forward to an uneventful summer. But, when a young woman is shot dead on the remote army ranges of the Northumberland National...

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Penshaw  by L. J. Ross

Penshaw

L. J. Ross

Book

"When you sell your soul, the devil gives no refunds... When an old man is burned alive in a sleepy ex-mining village, Detective Chief Inspector Ryan is called in to investigate. He soon discovers that, beneath the facade of a close-knit community, the...

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The hermitage  by L. J. Ross

The hermitage

L. J. Ross

Book

"When an old man is found dead inside the ancient hermitage at Warkworth Castle, Northumbria CID are called in to investigate. With no apparent motive, it's their job to unravel why he was murdered - and this time they're forced to do it without their...

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An eye for an eye  by Carol Wyer

An eye for an eye

Carol Wyer

Book

"DI Kate Young is on leave. She’s the force’s best detective, but her bosses know she’s under pressure, on medication and overcoming trauma. So after her bad judgement call leads to a narrowly averted public disaster, they’re sure all she needs is a rest....

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Mexico Street  by Simone Buchholz

Mexico Street

Simone Buchholz

Book

"Night after night, cars are set alight across the German city of Hamburg, with no obvious pattern, no explanation and no suspect. Until, one night, on Mexico Street, a ghetto of high-rise blocks in the north of the city, a Fiat is torched. Only this...

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Nothing but dust  by Sandrine Collette

Nothing but dust

Sandrine Collette

Book

By the time Rafael is born, the family farm has already gone to hell. Rafael's father has abandoned them. His older brothers, the twins Mauro and Joaquin, blame Rafael for their father's departure and exact revenge on their baby brother. Steban, his ...

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Armor  by John Steakley

Armor

John Steakley

Book

The planet is called Banshee. The air is unbreathable, the water is poisonous. It is home to the most implacable enemies that humanity, in all its interstellar expansion, has ever encountered. Body armor has been devised for the commando forces that are...

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Piecing it all together  by Leslie Gould

Piecing it all together

Leslie Gould

Book

Dumped by her fiancé a week before the wedding, Savannah Mast flees California for her Amish grandmother's farm in Nappanee, Indiana. There she becomes entangled in the search for Miriam, a missing Amish girl. Savannah's childhood friend. Tommy Yoder,...

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A room with a roux  by Sarah (Mystery writer) Fox

A room with a roux

Sarah (Mystery writer) Fox

Book

"Marley and her new husband Brett need some quality couple time before the holiday madness, so they drive up into the mountains of the Olympic Peninsula to charming Holly Lodge. Before long they're enjoying snowshoe excursions, hot chocolates, and cuddling...

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The Christmas carol  by M. J. (Novelist) Lee

The Christmas carol

M. J. (Novelist) Lee

Book

"When an antique dealer asks Jayne Sinclair, genealogical investigator, to discover the provenance of a first edition of Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, she is faced with a unique challenge. How does she find the family of the man in the hand-wri...

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Skeleton dance  by Aaron J. Elkins

Skeleton dance

Aaron J. Elkins

Book

"Les-Eyzies-de-Tayac is known for three things: pâté de fois gras, truffles, and prehistoric remains. The little village, in fact, is the headquarters of the prestigious Institute de Préhistoire, which studies the abundant local fossils. But when a pet...

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Much ado about you  by Samantha Young

Much ado about you

Samantha Young

Book

"The cozy comforts of an English village bookstore open up a world of new possibilities for Evie Starling in this charming new romantic comedy. At thirty-three-years old Evangeline Starling's life in Chicago is missing that special something. And when...

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The death of Bunny Munro by Nick Cave

The death of Bunny Munro

Nick Cave

eBook

"Darkly comic and raw with heartache, The Death of Bunny Munro is a spellbinding story told with style, anger and wit. Bunny Munro sells beauty products and the scent of adventure to the lonely housewives of England's south coast. Set adrift by his ...

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Innocent blood by Elizabeth Corley

Innocent blood

Elizabeth Corley

eBook

DCI Andrew Fenwick is on a case, which aims to expose a powerful paedophile ring. Moreover 11-year-old Sam Bowyers is missing, and every second counts. Meanwhile Inspector Nightingale is investigating the death of a con man who pulled a knife on a po...

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Once, in Golders Green by Rohan Kriwaczek

Once, in Golders Green

Rohan Kriwaczek

eBook

An insomniac who realises that he cannot escape his heritage. An elderly émigré who still keeps a suitcase by the door. A clockmaker who obsesses over fixing his past. A Jewish community in London trying to find a place for tradition and ceremony in ...

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Potions and pastries by Bailey Cates

Potions and pastries

Bailey Cates

eBook

In this New York Times bestselling mystery series, witch Katie Lightfoot bakes enchanted treats--and faces more than her fair share of toil and trouble ... It's been exactly two years since Katie and her aunt and uncle opened the Honeybee Bakery, where...

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The clockwork dagger  by Beth Cato

The clockwork dagger

Beth Cato

eBook

Orphaned as a child, Octavia Leander was doomed to grow up on the streets until Miss Percival saved her. Gifted with incredible powers, the young healer is about to embark on her first mission, visiting suffering cities in the far reaches of the war-...

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A crowning mercy by Bernard Cornwell

A crowning mercy

Bernard Cornwell

eBook

In a country at war, a secret inheritance reveals a dark conspiracy ... On a sunlit afternoon in seventeenth-century Dorset, a young girl falls in love with a stranger. But when her Puritan brother tries to force her into an unbearable marriage she f...

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The edge of never  by J. A. Redmerski

The edge of never

J. A. Redmerski

Book

"Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett thought she knew exactly where her life was going. But after a wild night at the hottest club in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, she shocks everyone--including herself--when she decides to leave the only life she's ever...

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Not one of us  by Debbie Herbert

Not one of us

Debbie Herbert

Book

"Thirteen years ago, Jori Trahan's boyfriend vanished without a trace. Now, after moving back home to Alabama to care for her ailing grandmother and autistic brother, she comes face-to-face with the deadly mystery behind his disappearance. Jori has a...

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Dazzle paint  by Erica Obey

Dazzle paint

Erica Obey

Book

"Gavin Fellowes, a damaged WWI veteran turned cynical psychic investigator, arrives in Ker-Ys, a Utopian art colony in Woodstock, NY, to investigate a series of purported fairy kidnappings of Communist garment workers who have taken over the failed O...

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The performance  by Claire Thomas

The performance

Claire Thomas

Book

"One night, three women go to the theater to see a play. Wildfires are burning in the hills outside, but inside the theater it is time for the performance to take over. Margot is a successful, flinty professor on the cusp of retirement, distracted by...

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The other daughter  by Caroline. author. Bishop

The other daughter

Caroline. author. Bishop

Book

"When Jessica discovers a shocking secret about her birth, she leaves her London home and travels to Switzerland in search of answers. She knows her journalist mother spent time in the country forty years earlier, reporting on the Swiss women’s liber...

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My brother the Messiah  by Martin Vopěnka

My brother the Messiah

Martin Vopěnka

Book

It's 2096. Scientists work to protect a baking planet. What a drought-stricken Europe needs is rain. What it gets is a messiah. Eli is born in a suburb of Prague. A rainstorm heralds Eli's birth. He dies young. Was he for real? Eli's brother Marek is...

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The edge  by J. P. (James P.) Smythe

The edge

J. P. (James P.) Smythe

Book

"Years ago, a vast and mysterious object known as the Anomaly was discovered in deep space. All missions to explore and explain it failed. Now, the Anomaly has almost reached Earth, threatening to swallow the planet whole. On an orbital research station,...

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Just friends  by Holly McCulloch

Just friends

Holly McCulloch

Book

"It's easy to put someone in the friend zone. But what happens if you change your mind? Bea hasn't had a boyfriend for years, she hasn't wanted one. But as her friends start to get married around her, she's suddenly not so sure. So, she starts dating...

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Circus games  by James Craig

Circus games

James Craig

Book

"Who is the man with no head? Commander John Carlyle has enough on his plate with a dead film producer and a runaway actor, not to mention the alcoholic boss who's accused him of harassment. The last thing he needs is a headless corpse in the cells of...

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Fatal Isles  by Maria Adolfsson

Fatal Isles

Maria Adolfsson

Book

"In the middle of the North Sea, between the UK and Denmark, lies the beautiful and rugged island nation of Doggerland. Detective Inspector Karen Eiken Hornby has returned to the main island, Heimö, after many years in London and has worked hard to become...

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Gin palace girl  by Gracie Hart

Gin palace girl

Gracie Hart

Book

Can she escape her past? After being orphaned as a child, Mary is taken in by her mother's friend - and ex-prostitute - Nell and raised as her own. But when Nell dies her step-father takes too much of an interest in Mary and she is forced to leave ho...

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The communist's daughter  by Aroa Moreno Durán

The communist's daughter

Aroa Moreno Durán

Book

"Katia has spent her childhood in the eastern shadow of the Berlin Wall. For her father, refugee of the civil war in Spain, the communist side of Germany represents everything he fought and suffered for. Katia knows no other way of life, until a chan...

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Space hopper  by Helen Fisher

Space hopper

Helen Fisher

Book

"Although Faye is happy with her life, the loss of her mother as a child weighs on her mind even more now that she is a mother herself. So she is amazed when, in an extraordinary turn of events, she finds herself back in her childhood home in the 1970s....

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Can you see me now?  by Trisha Sakhlecha

Can you see me now?

Trisha Sakhlecha

Book

"A gripping psychological suspense thriller about a young Indian woman, now a government minister, whose past secrets are about to reverberate into the present and shatter her life. Fifteen years ago, three sixteen-year-old girls meet at Wescott, an ...

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My daughter's wedding  by Gretel Killeen

My daughter's wedding

Gretel Killeen

Book

"Nora Fawn's daughter, Hope, disappeared four years ago. Nora has never known why. Refusing to answer her mother's calls, emails or texts, Hope maintained contact only with her big sister, Joy. Having once considered her mothering to be the greatest....

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Deadly games  by Steve Frech

Deadly games

Steve Frech

Book

"I know your name, your birthday, your kids’ names, where you live, where you work. I know when you get that big promotion, or when you argue with your spouse. But someone knows everything about me too. Someone knows all my secrets and they’re using ...

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In the company of men  by Véronique Tadjo

In the company of men

Véronique Tadjo

Book

"Drawing on real accounts of the Ebola outbreak that devastated West Africa, this poignant, timely fable reflects on both the strength and the fragility of life and humanity's place in the world. Two boys venture from their village to hunt in a nearby...

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Snowy Mountains daughter  by Alissa Callen

Snowy Mountains daughter

Alissa Callen

Book

"Peony flower farmer Clancy Parker was born and bred in the Australian high country. Small-town Bundilla is the only place she will ever truly belong, even if staying means remaining alone. The man she'd loved is long gone and single men are as rare as...

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The man I didn't marry  by Anna (Fiction writer) Bell

The man I didn't marry

Anna (Fiction writer) Bell

Book

"Ellie has the perfect life: a handsome husband, a gorgeous daughter and a baby on the way. And then her husband Max is in an accident and develops amnesia. Suddenly he can't remember the last four years of his life... including his entire relationship...

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The echo wife  by Sarah Gailey

The echo wife

Sarah Gailey

Book

"It was meant to be an evening to honour and celebrate Evelyn Caldwell's award-winning, career-making scientific research - but Evelyn has things on her mind. Things like Nathan, her husband, who has left her for a younger, better, newer woman. A woman...

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The smash-up  by Ali Benjamin

The smash-up

Ali Benjamin

Book

"Life for Ethan and Zo used to be simple. Ethan co-founded a lucrative media start-up, and Zo was well on her way to becoming a successful filmmaker. Then they moved to a rural community for a little more tranquility--or so they thought. When newfoun...

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Bear head  by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Bear head

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Book

Jimmy Martin has a sore head. He's used to smuggling illegal data in his headspace. But this is the first time it has started talking to him. The data claims to be a distinguished academic, author and civil rights activist. It also claims to be a bear....

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The children's train  by Viola Ardone

The children's train

Viola Ardone

Book

"Though Mussolini and the fascists have been defeated, the war has devastated Italy, especially the south. Seven-year-old Amerigo lives with his mother Antonietta in Naples, surviving on odd jobs and his wits like the rest of the poor in his neighborhood....

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The stone knife  by Anna Stephens

The stone knife

Anna Stephens

Book

"For generations, the forests of Ixachipan have echoed with the clash of weapons, as nation after nation has fallen to the Empire of Songs - and to the unending, magical music that binds its people together. Now, only two free tribes remain. The Empire...

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The shadow man  by Helen Fields

The shadow man

Helen Fields

Book

"Elspeth, Meggie and Xavier are locked in a flat. They don't know where they are, and they don't know why they're there. They only know that the shadow man has taken them, and he won't let them go. Desperate to escape, the three of them must find a way...

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Mother  by Laura. author. Jarratt

Mother

Laura. author. Jarratt

Book

"When Lizzie's car crashes with her two daughters inside, she faces a terrible choice. And when she recovers from her injuries, she has to deal with the impact of that tragedy as well as the police investigation into it. As Lizzie and her family struggle...

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