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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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The ice queen by Alice Hoffman

The ice queen

Alice Hoffman

eAudiobook

From the bestselling author of The Rules of Magic, a miraculous, enthralling tale of a woman who is struck by lightning, and finds her frozen heart is suddenly burning. Be careful what you wish for. A woman who was touched by tragedy as a child now lives...

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Private Vegas by James Patterson

Private Vegas

James Patterson

eAudiobook

Las Vegas is a city of contradictions: seedy and glamorous, secretive and wild, Vegas attracts people of all kinds--especially those with a secret to hide or a life to leave behind. It's the perfect location for Lester Olsen's lucrative business. He gets...

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Masaryk Station by David Downing

Masaryk Station

David Downing

eAudiobook

Berlin, 1948. Still occupied by the four Allied powers and largely in ruins, the city has become the cockpit of a new Cold War. The legacies of the war have become entangled in the new Soviet-American conflict, creating a world of bizarre and fleetin...

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The body in the transept by Jeanne M Dams

The body in the transept

Jeanne M Dams

eBook

After she attends a Christmas service, Dorothy Martin, 60, an American widow living in England whose outrageous hats are the talk of the village, stumbles over the body of the local canon. She turns sleuth to help out the chief constable, also a widower....

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The black cauldron by Lloyd Alexander

The black cauldron

Lloyd Alexander

eBook

The evil death-lord Arawn is once again threatening the peaceful land of Prydain. Can Taran overcome the challenges to protect Prydain? Book Two in the Chronicles of Prydain, a classic fantasy story breathtaking action, humour, valour and excitement.

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The belt of gold by Cecelia Holland

The belt of gold

Cecelia Holland

eBook

In an exotic ancient land, a foreign stranger & rsquo;s sworn mission of vengeance leads him into the perilous circle of a ruthless Byzantine empress In the early years of the ninth century, the road home from Jerusalem winds through Constantinople for...

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Balls by Nanci Kincaid

Balls

Nanci Kincaid

eBook

A look at football from the point of view of women. Fifteen of them narrate the story of Mac Gibbs, a football coach in Alabama who as a quarterback married the homecoming queen. One day she forces him to make a choice, football or the family.

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An actual life by Abigail Thomas

An actual life

Abigail Thomas

eBook

In 1960, two young people, Buddy and Virginia, who married because of an unexpected pregnancy, struggle to cope with financial strain, parenthood, and their own relationship with each other during the second summer after their wedding.

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A company of three by Varley O'Connor

A company of three

Varley O'Connor

eBook

When Robert, Patrick, and Irene met in New York, they were all determined to become actors, and it felt as if the city--indeed, the world--could be their oyster. Robert was the good-looking, ambitious one. Patrick was tall, ungainly, but naturally dr...

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The only woman to defy him by Carol Marinelli

The only woman to defy him

Carol Marinelli

eBook

Standing outside legendary playboy Demyan Zukov's penthouse suite, shy personal assistant Alina Ritchi is shaking with nerves, she should never have agreed to this job. She's out of her depth, and that's before she's met her delicious new boss. Demyan's...

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Texas true by Janet Dailey

Texas true

Janet Dailey

eBook

"Big, bold, and sexy, Texas True is Janet Dailey at her best!"--Kat MartinHe's the one who got away. The cowboy who claimed her heart before taking off on a tour of duty, planning never to return. But Beau Tyler is back, and Natalie Haskell feels def...

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Terms of surrender by Kylie Brant

Terms of surrender

Kylie Brant

eBook

First she'd left without a word. Second he hadn't chased her down. Now they had to face their past under heated circumstances. And SWAT team hostage negotiators Jolie Conrad and Dace Recker couldn't let their simmering feelings explode. Because they'd...

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Dancing in the dark by Karl Ove Knausgård

Dancing in the dark

Karl Ove Knausgård

eAudiobook

18-years-old and fresh out of high school, Karl Ove Knausgaard moves to a tiny fisherman's village far north of the polar circle to work as a school teacher. He has no interest in the job itself - or in any other job for that matter. His intention is...

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Sybill by Jo Ann Brown

Sybill

Jo Ann Brown

eBook

A young woman banished from the splendor of Elizabethan society is swept into dangerous passions and hidden agendas at a powerful nobleman's estate in the first novel of Jo Ann Ferguson's spellbinding Foxbridge Legacy series Disgraced and penniless after...

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Mr Rinyo-Clacton's offer by Russell Hoban

Mr Rinyo-Clacton's offer

Russell Hoban

eBook

Jonathan Fitch was shocked by Mr. Rinyo-Clacton's offer a million pounds and one year to live, but what happened next was even more shocking. In a state of desperation after being left by beautiful Serafina, Jonathan does his best to pull up his socks...

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Stories we could tell by Tony Parsons

Stories we could tell

Tony Parsons

eBook

A book about growing up and being young, about sex and love and rock and roll, about the dreams of youth colliding head-on with the grown-up world. Sometimes you can grow up in just one night...It is 16th August 1977 – the day that Elvis dies – and Terry...

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Behind the door by Giorgio Bassani

Behind the door

Giorgio Bassani

eBook

In the fourth book of the Romanzo di Ferrara cycle, Bassani paints a moving portrait of a 1930s childhood in which even the familiar classroom and playground dramas begin to reflect the sinister forces at work in fascist Italy. This powerful tale of ...

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All night long by Jayne Ann Krentz

All night long

Jayne Ann Krentz

eAudiobook

"After the violent deaths of her parents seventeen years ago, Irene Stenson left the tiny lakefront town of Dunsley, Oregon. Now she's back, and determined to discover the truth about what happened that night. Armed with a shocking new lead and her e...

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Days of burning, days of wrath  by Tom Kratman

Days of burning, days of wrath

Tom Kratman

Book

"When Patricio Carrera's family was murdered by Salafist terrorists aided and abetted by the fleet of alien Earth, the only restraint on his ruthlessness and ambition was also removed. Now, after decades of war and preparation for war in his adopted ...

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Evening  by Nessa Rapoport

Evening

Nessa Rapoport

Book

"Two sisters, lost youth, and youthful obsessions; organized by day as the family sits shiva, Evening unfolds the paradoxes of love, ambition, siblings, and the way the past continues to inflect the present, sometimes against our will. In her thirties,...

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Piece by piece  by Laura Bradford

Piece by piece

Laura Bradford

Book

"Danielle Parker is a gold-medal mom - the kind who volunteers in her children's classrooms, shuttles them between activities, throws legendary birthday parties, and has a remedy on hand for any emergency. Whatever her husband, Jeff, and their children...

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Our little lies  by Sue Watson

Our little lies

Sue Watson

Book

"Marianne has a life others dream of. A beautiful townhouse on the best street in the neighborhood. Three bright children who are her pride and joy. Sometimes her past still hurts: losing her mother, growing up in foster care. But her husband Simon is...

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The firmament of flame  by Drew (Science fiction author) Williams

The firmament of flame

Drew (Science fiction author) Willi...

Book

"Always outnumbered, always outflanked. That’s the motto of the Justified, the small band of mercenaries who are determined to set the universe to rights after accidentally unleashing a cataclysm upon it. But they’re not the only people who are trying...

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Finding Eadie  by Caroline Beecham

Finding Eadie

Caroline Beecham

Book

"It's London 1943, and war and dwindling resources are taking their toll on the staff of Partridge Press. The Ministry of Information has published The Battle of Britain, and everyone needs more books to read in the shelters, at home and for the troops....

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Read or alive  by Nora Page

Read or alive

Nora Page

Book

To the delight of septuagenarian librarian Cleo Watkins, the Georgia Antiquarian Book Society has brought its annual fair to Catalpa Springs in honor of Cleo's gentleman friend, respected antiquarian bookseller and restorer, Henry Lafayette. When a f...

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The evening and the morning  by Ken Follett

The evening and the morning

Ken Follett

Book

"It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages, and England faces attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Life is hard, and those with power wield it harshly, bending justice according to their will - often in conflict with the monarchy....

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The Gin O'clock Club  by Rosie Blake

The Gin O'clock Club

Rosie Blake

Book

"Lottie is always in a hurry, rushing through her days ticking tasks off her to-do lists. Teddy is worried about his granddaughter and he knows that his late wife, Lily, would have known exactly what to say to make things better. Now that Lily has gone,...

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Once in a blue moon by Sharon Sala

Once in a blue moon

Sharon Sala

eBook

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Sala brings you back to Blessings, Georgia How often do you find a love like this' Cathy Terry is tired of running. Full of fear and hope, she backpacked across the country to Blessings, Georgia,...

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Love and a little white lie by Tammy L. Gray

Love and a little white lie

Tammy L. Gray

eBook

January Sanders grew up believing karma was more reliable than an imaginary higher power, but after suffering her worst heartbreak in 29 years, she's open to just about anything, including taking a temporary position at her aunt's church. Keeping her...

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Road Out of Winter by Alison Stine

Road Out of Winter

Alison Stine

eBook

In an endless winter, she carries seeds of hope Wylodine comes from a world of paranoia and poverty?her family grows marijuana illegally, and life has always been a battle. Now she's been left behind to tend the crop alone. Then spring doesn't return...

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A short move by Katherine Hill

A short move

Katherine Hill

eBook

In a small Virginia town in 1971, a high school football star runs out on his pregnant girlfriend. Six years later, that child meets his father for the first time and discovers the athlete within. Before long he is on the fast-track to the NFL, coached...

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Assassin's strike by Ward Larsen

Assassin's strike

Ward Larsen

eBook

"In a Syrian palace, the presidents of Russia and Syria undertake a clandestine meeting. No staff or advisors are permitted in the room. No records are kept. By necessity, however, there are two witnesses: the interpreters. The Russian, Ludmilla Krav...

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The voting booth by Brandy Colbert

The voting booth

Brandy Colbert

eAudiobook

Marva Sheridan was born ready for this day. She's always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election?Duke Crenshaw is so done with this election. He just wants to get voting over with so he can...

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The unraveling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R. Sloan

The unraveling of Cassidy Holmes

Elissa R. Sloan

eAudiobook

Cassidy Holmes isn't just a celebrity. She is "Sassy Gloss," the fourth member of the hottest pop group America has ever seen. Hotter than Britney dancing with a snake, hotter than Christina getting dirrty, Gloss was the pop act that everyone idolized....

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The royal nanny by Karen (Karen S.) Harper

The royal nanny

Karen (Karen S.) Harper

eAudiobook

Based on a seldom-told true story, this novel is perfect for everyone who is fascinated by Britain's royal family--a behind the scenes look into the nurseries of little princes and the foibles of big princes. April, 1897: A young nanny arrives at San...

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Carolina breeze by Denise Hunter

Carolina breeze

Denise Hunter

eAudiobook

From the bestselling author of The Convenient Groom and A December Bride (now beloved Hallmark Original movies) comes the second novel in the Bluebell Inn series! Following the sudden death of his parents, Levi Bennett left his life in Denver to return...

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When no one is watching by Alyssa Cole

When no one is watching

Alyssa Cole

eAudiobook

Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning... Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but...

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Murder at Blackwater Bend by Clara McKenna

Murder at Blackwater Bend

Clara McKenna

eAudiobook

Following a whirlwind engagement to Viscount "Lyndy" Lyndhurst, Stella Kendrick is finding her footing within an elite social circle in picturesque rural England. Except tea time with refined friends can be more dangerous than etiquette faux pas-especially...

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Cat me if you can by Miranda James

Cat me if you can

Miranda James

eAudiobook

Charlie and Diesel, along with Charlie's fiancee, Helen Louise Brady, are heading to Asheville, North Carolina, to spend a week at a boutique hotel and participate in a gathering of a mystery reader's club composed of patrons of the Athena Public Library....

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Their last secret by Rick Mofina

Their last secret

Rick Mofina

eAudiobook

Some mistakes can never be forgotten--or forgiven. Janie Klassyn was only fourteen years old when she made the blood pact with her friends. She could never imagine she was setting in motion the horrifying crime that would tear her peaceful prairie town...

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Breathe the sky by Michelle Hazen

Breathe the sky

Michelle Hazen

eAudiobook

Two strangers start out saving animals and end up rescuing each other in this heartwarming romance from the author of Unbreak Me. Mari Tucker is a wildlife biologist who scoops bunnies and endangered tortoises out of harm's way on construction sites....

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One true patriot by Sean Parnell

One true patriot

Sean Parnell

eAudiobook

Special operative Eric Steele must stop a foreign assassin targeting top-tier U.S. military personnel and derail a strike aimed at the heart of America in this third electrifying military thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of All Out...

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A touch of darkness by Scarlett St. Clair

A touch of darkness

Scarlett St. Clair

eAudiobook

Persephone is the Goddess of Spring by title only. The truth is, since she was a little girl, flowers have shriveled at her touch. After moving to New Athens, she hopes to lead an unassuming life disguised as a mortal journalist. Hades, God of the Dead,...

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A spell for trouble by Esme Addison

A spell for trouble

Esme Addison

eAudiobook

Aleksandra Daniels hasn't set foot in the quiet seaside town of Bellamy Bay, North Carolina in over twenty years. Ever since her mother's tragic death, her father has mysteriously forbidden her from visiting her aunt and cousins. But on a whim, Alex accepts...

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His only wife by Peace A. Medie

His only wife

Peace A. Medie

eAudiobook

"Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding." Afi Tekple is a young seamstress whose life is narrowing rapidly. She lives in a small town in Ghana with her widowed mother, spending much of her time in her uncle Pious's house with his...

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The last story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

The last story of Mina Lee

Nancy Jooyoun Kim

eAudiobook

A poignant mother-daughter story and surprising mystery, The Last Story of Mina Lee is an electrifying debut novel that illustrates the devastating realities of being an immigrant in America. Margot Lee's mother, Mina, isn't returning her calls. It's...

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The President's dossier  by James A. Scott

The President's dossier

James A. Scott

Book

"Fired for bias against the U.S. president, ex-CIA Russia expert Max Geller gets a chance to redeem his reputation and make a fortune when he is hired to investigate the president's incriminating ties to Moscow. Jill Rucker, an undercover CIA agent, ...

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Etiquette for runaways.  by Liza Nash Taylor

Etiquette for runaways.

Liza Nash Taylor

Book

"1924. May Marshall is determined to spend the dog days of summer in self-imposed exile at her father's farm in Keswick, Virginia. Following a naive dalliance that led to heartbreak and her expulsion from Mary Baldwin College, May returns home with a...

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What happens at night  by Peter Cameron

What happens at night

Peter Cameron

Book

"In this atmospheric novel, an American couple travels to a strange, snowy European city to adopt a baby, who they hope will resurrect their failing marriage. Their difficult journey leaves the wife, who is struggling with cancer, desperately weak, and...

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Fresh water for flowers  by Valérie Perrin

Fresh water for flowers

Valérie Perrin

Book

"Violette Toussaint is the caretaker at a cemetery in a small town in Bourgogne. Casual mourners, regular visitors, and sundry colleagues - gravediggers, groundskeepers, and a priest - visit her to warm themselves in her lodge, where laughter, compan...

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21 immortals  by author Rozlan Mohd. Noor

21 immortals

author Rozlan Mohd. Noor

Book

"Inspector Mislan's final case after a long night's shift could be his last. Called to a wealthy neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur, he finds a crime scene unlike any he has encountered before: pristine, the victims a family seated at dinner, Mona Lisa smiles...

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Just like the other girls  by Claire. author. Douglas

Just like the other girls

Claire. author. Douglas

Book

"Una Richardson may finally be able to put her dark past behind her. As companion to the elegant Elspeth McKenzie Una steps into a world of luxury and feels her heart beginning to mend. That is until she meets Elspeth's daughter, Kathryn, who resents...

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Death rattle  by Alex Gilly

Death rattle

Alex Gilly

Book

"When Carmen Vega's boyfriend tries to kill her, she hands over all her savings to a smuggler and sets out from Tijuana in a small, leaky boat. Within sight of the California coast, the boat starts to sink, and its passengers have to be rescued by bo...

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Destroyer of worlds  by Larry Correia

Destroyer of worlds

Larry Correia

Book

"The Great Extermination has begun. In the Capitol, Grand Inquisitor Omand Vokkan hatches a plot to kill every member of the untouchable caste in all of Lok, down to the last man, woman, and child. As a member of the Order of Inquisition, Vokkan has ...

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Death comes hot  by Michael Jecks

Death comes hot

Michael Jecks

Book

"London. May, 1556. Hal Westmecott, one of the city's most feared executioners, reckons Jack Blackjack owes him a favour - and now he's come to collect his dues. Hal has ordered Jack to track down his long-lost son and, although Jack believes he's been...

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The watcher  by Jennifer Pashley

The watcher

Jennifer Pashley

Book

"Pearl Jenkins is a nobody. She was a woman who lived as a hermit in the woods. One day, she's nowhere to be found, and all that's left behind is a pool of blood and a child no one knew existed, raised completely off the grid and in the grip of Pearl's...

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A deception at Thornecrest  by Ashley Weaver

A deception at Thornecrest

Ashley Weaver

Book

"Amory Ames is alone at her country house Thornecrest, enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet as she prepares for the imminent arrival of her baby. Her husband, Milo, is in London on business, and Amory is content to catch up on her correspon...

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Second chance angel  by Griffin Barber

Second chance angel

Griffin Barber

Book

"After a devastating galactic war, disgraced veteran Ralston Muck ekes out a living as a bouncer at Last Stop Station's premier nightclub, A Curtain of Stars. Night after night he listens to the club's star performer, Siren, sing her memories and ease...

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It will just be us  by Jo Kaplan

It will just be us

Jo Kaplan

Book

"Sam Wakefield's ancestral home, a decaying mansion built on the edge of a swamp, isn't a place for children. Its labyrinthine halls, built by her mad ancestors, are filled with echoes of the past: ghosts and memories knotted together as one. In the ...

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Adverse effects  by Joel Shulkin

Adverse effects

Joel Shulkin

Book

"Determined to help her amnesiac patients recover their lives, Boston psychiatrist Cristina Silva is achieving near-miraculous results by prescribing Recognate, a revolutionary new memory-recovery drug now in trials. She understands her patients' suf...

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The Pandora deception  by David Bruns

The Pandora deception

David Bruns

Book

"To effectively combat the rise of global terrorism, the U.S. military must now rely on more than traditional weapons and tactics. Don Riley of the U.S. Cyber Command is given charge of a brand new effort: a new team in the CIA Operations Directorate...

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Dear Ann  by Bobbie Ann Mason

Dear Ann

Bobbie Ann Mason

Book

"Ann Workman is a naive student. A misfit of sorts, she's traveled all the way from rural Kentucky to graduate school in literature in 1967. But Anne wants more than a good education - she wants a boyfriend. Ann wants the 'Real Thing', to be in love ...

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The glass house  by Beatrice Colin

The glass house

Beatrice Colin

Book

"Scotland, 1912. Antonia McCulloch and her husband, Malcolm, have drifted apart; her burgeoning art career came to nothing; and when she looks in the mirror, she sees disappointment. But at least she will always have Balmarra, her family's grand Scot...

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The silken rose  by Carol McGrath

The silken rose

Carol McGrath

Book

"1236. Beautiful Ailenor of Provence, cultured and intelligent, is only thirteen when she marries Henry III. Aware of the desperate importance of providing heirs to secure the throne from those who would snatch it away, she is ruthless in her dealings...

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Storms gather between us by Clare Flynn

Storms gather between us

Clare Flynn

Audio CD

Since escaping his family's notoriety in Australia Will Kidd has been content to live the life of a wanderer, but everything changes when he comes face to face with a ghost from his past on a cloudy beach in Liverpool. Every step of Hannah Dawson's life...

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The Dublin girls by Cathy Mansell

The Dublin girls

Cathy Mansell

Audio CD

Nell Flynn is training to be a nurse and planning to marry her boyfriend when her mother dies, leaving her younger sisters destitute. To save them from the workhouse, Nell returns to the family home, finding work at a biscuit factory. But then eight-...

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Morwennan House by Janet Tanner

Morwennan House

Janet Tanner

Audio CD

Charity Palfrey is an orphan, with no family of her own and no past. Accepting a job as governess at Morwennan House is a fresh start for her, but from the moment Charity arrives she knows there is something sinister about her appointment. Charity fi...

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The girl from the workhouse by Lynn Johnson

The girl from the workhouse

Lynn Johnson

Audio CD

Staffordshire, 1911. Money is in short supply For Ginnie Jones's family and she is sent to Haddon Workhouse. When she meets Clara and Sam, she hopes that she has made friends for life... until tragedy strikes. Three years later, Ginnie finds work as ...

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Victory for the Bluebird Girls by Rosie Archer

Victory for the Bluebird Girls

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

As war finally draws to a close, what will victory and peacetime bring for the south coast's Bluebird Girls? In their rise to fame over the course of the war, Bea Herron, Ivy Sparrow and Rainey Bird have faced down bombs and looked tragedy in the eye....

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A mother's ruin by Gracie Hart

A mother's ruin

Gracie Hart

Audio CD

When 18-year-old Eve runs away to start a new life in the city, she quickly discovers that Leeds is not everything she expected it to be. Wandering the cold streets, timid Eve can only find work as a barmaid at the Bluebell Inn. Serving ale and cheap...

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Jacinda Ardern by Madeleine Chapman

Jacinda Ardern

Madeleine Chapman

Audio CD

Catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compassion following the Christchurch mosque shooting, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation. The world's youngest female head of government, and only the...

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Melting moments by Anna Goldsworthy

Melting moments

Anna Goldsworthy

Audio CD

It is 1941. Eighteen-year-old Ruby leaves behind the family farm, her serious mother and roguish father, and heads for Adelaide. After a brief courtship, she enters into a hasty marriage with a soldier about to go to war - who returns a changed man. With...

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Vale of tears by Sarah Hawkswood

Vale of tears

Sarah Hawkswood

Audio CD

April 1144. A body is found floating in Fladbury mill leat, a man in green who has been stabbed but not robbed. The lord sheriff's trio discover him to be an Evesham horse dealer, who has a beautiful young wife who 'strays'. Did the wife or one of her...

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Storms over Blackpeak by Holly Ford

Storms over Blackpeak

Holly Ford

Audio CD

Carr Fergusson's grand old homestead is in need of a housekeeper - and when shy, city-bred Cally Jones arrives at Glencairn Station to take the reins, she discovers not only a new way of life, but a house packed to the rafters with romantic intrigue....

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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant by Kayte Nunn

The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant

Kayte Nunn

Audio CD

1951: Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison - but can captivity lead to freedom? 2018: When free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker is...

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Breakout by Stephen Leather

Breakout

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

A friend in need is a friend indeed. And no one is a better friend than hitman-for-hire Lex Harper. When a mate from his past ends up in a Bolivian prison, Harper doesn't think twice about going to his aid. Beatings, rapes and murders are an everyday...

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Into the dark by Karen Rose

Into the dark

Karen Rose

Audio CD

When Michael Rowland saves his younger brother Joshua from the clutches of his stepfather, he runs for his life with his brother in his arms. From his hiding place he sees his stepfather taken away in the trunk of a stranger's car. Doctor Dani Novak has...

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Seven lies by Elizabeth Kay

Seven lies

Elizabeth Kay

Audio CD

It all started with one little lie. Jane and Marnie have been inseparable since they were eleven years old. They have a lot in common. In their early twenties they both fell in love and married handsome young men. But Jane never liked Marnie's husband....

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Journey of the pharaohs by Clive Cussler

Journey of the pharaohs

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

In 1074 BC, vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these...

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Quiet acts of violence by Cath Staincliffe

Quiet acts of violence

Cath Staincliffe

Audio CD

Manchester today. A dead baby. A missing mother. A cradle of secrets. Has the woman killed her child? Is she a risk to herself? Someone in the neighbourhood of old terraced streets has the answers. But detectives Donna Bell and Jade Bradshaw find lies...

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The mimosa tree mystery by Ovidia Yu

The mimosa tree mystery

Ovidia Yu

Audio CD

Mirza is a known collaborator and blackmailer. When he is murdered in his garden, clutching a branch of mimosa, there are many suspects. Su Lin's Uncle Chen is among those rounded up by the Japanese as reprisal. Hideki Tagawa, a former spy expelled by...

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Cry baby by Mark Billingham

Cry baby

Mark Billingham

Audio CD

It's 1996. Detective Sergeant Tom Thorne is a haunted man. Haunted by the moment he ignored his instinct about a suspect, by the horrific crime that followed and by the memories that come day and night, in sunshine and shadow. So when seven-year-old ...

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In the crypt with a candlestick by Daisy Waugh

In the crypt with a candlestick

Daisy Waugh

Audio CD

Sir Ecgbert Tode of Tode Hall has survived to a grand old age - much to the despair of his younger wife, Emma. But at 93 he has, at last, shuffled off the mortal coil. Emma, thoroughly fed up with being a dutiful Lady of the Manor, wants to leave the...

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The garden of forgotten wishes by Trisha Ashley

The garden of forgotten wishes

Trisha Ashley

Audio CD

Mourning lost years spent in a marriage that has finally come to an end, and Marnie needs a fresh start and time to heal. Things she hopes to find in the rural west Lancashire. Marnie takes a job as a gardener, which comes with a little cottage to make...

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Under a starry sky by Laura Kemp

Under a starry sky

Laura Kemp

Audio CD

Wanda lives in the middle of nowhere. On a farm on the edge of a hill, in a little village that's seen better days. She's always dreamed of escaping, of travelling the world, but life has got in the way. When her mother ends up in hospital and her sister...

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Dark waters by G. R. author. Halliday

Dark waters

G. R. author. Halliday

Audio CD

Annabelle has come to the Scottish Highlands to escape. But as she speeds along a deserted mountain road, she is suddenly forced to swerve. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a dark room. A voice from the corner of the room says 'The Doctor...

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The blood is still by Douglas Skelton

The blood is still

Douglas Skelton

Audio CD

When the body of a man in eighteenth-century Highland dress is discovered on the site of the Battle of Culloden, journalist Rebecca Connolly takes up the story for the Chronicle. Meanwhile, a film being made about the '45 Rebellion has enraged the ri...

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Sunny days and sea breezes by Carole Matthews

Sunny days and sea breezes

Carole Matthews

Audio CD

On a ferry bound for the Isle of Wight, Jodie Jackson is leaving her old London life behind, looking for some peace and quiet on her brother Bill's houseboat. But from the moment Jodie steps aboard her new home, it's clear she won't be left alone. If...

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The Finisher by Peter Lovesey

The Finisher

Peter Lovesey

Audio CD

Through a particularly tragic series of events, couch potato Maeve Kelly has been forced to sign up for Bath's springtime half marathon. What Maeve doesn't know is just how brutal some of the other runners are. As race day draws closer, an Albanian r...

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The Garden House by Marcia Willett

The Garden House

Marcia Willett

Audio CD

After the death of her father, El moves into his home just outside Tavistock in Devon. Fresh out of university she questions what it is she really wants from life. Although her childhood friend, Will, is there to help her through her grief she soon r...

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Maybe baby by Carol Thomas

Maybe baby

Carol Thomas

Audio CD

Best friends Lisa and Felicity think - maybe, just maybe - they finally have everything sorted out in their lives. Lisa is in a happy relationship with her old flame, and busy mum Felicity has managed to reignite the passion with her husband, Pete, after...

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An exhibition of murder by Vivian Conroy

An exhibition of murder

Vivian Conroy

Audio CD

The opening of an archaeological exhibition brings with it intrigue and evil as a fabled cursed golden death mask lives up to its dark past and death strikes at the exhibition. While digging up pieces of history, these archaeologists have also been b...

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The shapeshifter's lair by Peter Tremayne

The shapeshifter's lair

Peter Tremayne

Audio CD

Ireland. AD 672. When news reaches Colgu, King of Muman, that his betrothed, Princess Gelgeis, has disappeared, Fidelma with her trusted companions, Eadulf and Enda, enter the hostile Kingdom of Laigin in search of the truth. But the warnings of demo...

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The women who ran away by Sheila O'Flanagan

The women who ran away

Sheila O'Flanagan

Audio CD

Deira is setting out on the holiday she'd planned with her long-term partner Gavin...only she's on her own. Gavin will not be amused when he finds out she's 'borrowed' his car, but since their brutal break-up Deira's not been acting rationally. Maybe...

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Death in fancy dress by Anthony Gilbert

Death in fancy dress

Anthony Gilbert

Audio CD

The British Secret Service, working to uncover a large-scale blackmail ring and catch its mysterious mastermind, 'The Spider', find themselves at the country residence Feltham Abbey where a fancy-dress ball is in full swing. In the tumult of revelry,...

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Rage of the assassin by Edward Marston

Rage of the assassin

Edward Marston

Audio CD

London, 1818. MP Sir Roger Mellanby attends a performance of Macbeth at Covent Garden, featuring Hannah Granville. It is the final performance of what has been a triumphant production and both the Prince Regent and Hannah's love, Bow Street Rival Paul...

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XX  by Rian. author. Hughes

XX

Rian. author. Hughes

Graphic novel

"At Jodrell Bank a mysterious signal of extraterrestrial origin has been detected. Artificial Intelligence expert Jack Fenwick thinks he can decode it. But when he and his associates at Hoxton tech startup Intelligencia find a way to step into the alien...

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Other women  by Jean Lévy

Other women

Jean Lévy

Book

"Sophie thought she and Jonah were happy, bringing up their small daughter, until one summer's day, she discovers that Jonah is far from the man she thought he was. Sam - an attractive English teacher - seems to offer her some comfort, and new friendships...

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To kill a mocking girl  by Harper Kincaid

To kill a mocking girl

Harper Kincaid

Book

"Quinn Victoria Caine is back in her quirky town of Vienna, Virginia, starting her new life as a bookbinder in her family-owned charm-for-days bookshop Prose & Scones. With her trusty German Shephard RBG - Ruff Barker Ginsburg - by her side, what can...

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A study in murder  by Callie Hutton

A study in murder

Callie Hutton

Book

"Bath, England, 1890. Mystery author Lady Amy Lovell is charged with murder. Desperate to clear her name, Lady Amy launches her own investigation - and stir up a hornet's nest of suspects, from the gardener who served time in prison for murder to a v...

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