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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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An heir for the world's richest man  by Maya Blake

An heir for the world's richest man

Maya Blake

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His wealth? Infinite. Claiming his baby? Priceless! He might be the richest man on earth, but self-made billionaire Joao Oliviera's latest deal is personal. To ensure victory he needs his right-hand woman, Saffron Everhart. But the undeniable tension...

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A passionate night with the Greek  by Kim Lawrence

A passionate night with the Greek

Kim Lawrence

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He's supposed to find her... ...not seduce her! Greek tycoon Zach Gavros has one mission: to track down the long-lost granddaughter of the mentor who helped him rise from the streets of Athens to unrivalled success. But he quickly realises that intro...

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Contracted as his Cinderella bride  by Heidi Rice

Contracted as his Cinderella bride

Heidi Rice

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From penniless delivery girl... ...to billionaire's bride? The perfect summer Ally Jones spent with gorgeous French billionaire Dominic LeGrand was unforgettable - despite her unrequited feelings. Now Ally's a struggling courier, and she's stunned when...

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Awakened by the scarred Italian  by Abby Green

Awakened by the scarred Italian

Abby Green

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The brooding Italian has returned... To finally make her his! Two years after their last heartbreaking meeting Ciro Sant-Angelo bursts back into Lara Templeton's life with a demand. His former fiancee will fulfil her promise and become his wife! Ciro...

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The maid's Spanish secret  by Dani Collins

The maid's Spanish secret

Dani Collins

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"You will come to Spain. You will marry me?' For sweet maid Poppy Harris, her one and only passionate experience was scorching and absolutely forbidden. She shouldn't have succumbed to Spanish aristocrat Rico Montero's tantalising seduction, but his...

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The Argentinian's baby of scandal  by Sharon Kendrick

The Argentinian's baby of scandal

Sharon Kendrick

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"I'm...pregnant..." The consequence of his seduction! Housekeeper Tara Fitzpatrick is always as efficient and professional as possible. Until her billionaire boss Lucas Conway looks at her with a fiery intensity she just can't resist. Only now Tara has...

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Red hot rancher by Maureen Child

Red hot rancher

Maureen Child

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His dreams were shattered as she chased her own. Not this time. One look at Emma Williams and rich rancher Caden Hale knows he hasn't forgiven her for leaving Montana. She's back with a baby - the family Caden thought would be theirs. Has Emma really...

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Steel resolve by B. J. author. Daniels

Steel resolve

B. J. author. Daniels

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Sometimes you CAN go home again. It's just not always safe... Mary Cardwell Savage never meant to send that letter to her ex, Chase Steele. How could she know her words would bring the gorgeous cowboy back to Big Sky, Montana... With an unstable and ...

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Calculated risk by Janie Crouch

Calculated risk

Janie Crouch

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She thought she was finally safe. But her past won't let her go. Sheriff's deputy Tanner Dempsey is just doing his job when he stops a shoplifter trying to steal diapers and formula. But something about this frightened young woman makes him want to do...

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Her favourite maverick by Christine Rimmer

Her favourite maverick

Christine Rimmer

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A single mom, her baby girl... And maverick make three! Logan Crawford might just be the perfect man. From the top of his Stetson to his pointy-toed boots, he is 100 percent cowboy. A girl would have to be a fool to turn him down. Or a coward. Sarah ...

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A promise for the twins by Melissa Senate

A promise for the twins

Melissa Senate

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He made a promise... Now he's a nanny! Former soldier Nick Garroway is in Wedlock Creek to fulfill a promise made to a fallen soldier: to check in on the woman the man had left pregnant with twins. Brooke Timber is in desperate need of a nanny, and what...

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Married in name only by Jules Bennett

Married in name only

Jules Bennett

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Here comes the blackmailed bride ...and her Texas Cattleman's Club groom! Paisley Morgan just discovered that Texas's most infamous billionaire could be her real father. Now she needs the help of her infuriating and incredibly sexy ex, investigator Lucas...

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Honeymooning with her Brazilian boss by Jessica Gilmore

Honeymooning with her Brazilian boss

Jessica Gilmore

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"Beauty's bargain... ...with the brooding billionaire! In this Fairytale Brides story there's one thing ruthless tycoon Deangelo Santos needs to complete his business deal and free himself from the guilt of his past - a bride! Striking a bargain with...

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Finding Mr. Right in Florence by Kate Hardy

Finding Mr. Right in Florence

Kate Hardy

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Will the greatest love story... ...lead her to true love? Art historian Mariana Thackeray is happy to lose herself in researching the world's greatest love stories from the safety of her office. Until gorgeous billionaire Angelo Beresford invites her...

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Hired girlfriend, pregnant fianc饿 by Nina Milne

Hired girlfriend, pregnant fianc饿

Nina Milne

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A surprising proposition... A binding consequence? When a hen do challenge means she must kiss a stranger Gabby Johnson never expects to find herself lip-to-lip with Zander Grosvenor - her former teenage crush! Soon self-made millionaire Zander's proposing...

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Reunited by a shock pregnancy by Chantelle Shaw

Reunited by a shock pregnancy

Chantelle Shaw

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Bedded for the Italian's pleasure... Claimed for his baby! Sienna should not be secretly attending her ex-husband's wedding, but she has to see the woman Nico De Conti has replaced her with. And then she realises Nico isn't the groom... Mortified, she...

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The Sicilian's secret son by Angela Bissell

The Sicilian's secret son

Angela Bissell

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His heir revealed... And he'll protect what's his with a ring! Luca Cavallari is a man who always gets what he wants. So when he uncovers the existence of his hidden son he's determined to whisk his new family away to his sprawling Sicilian estate. C...

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The billionaire's convenient bride by Liz Fielding

The billionaire's convenient bride

Liz Fielding

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The tycoon returns - with a convenient proposal! Since Kam Faulkner's mother unjustly lost her job at Priddy Castle, after his stolen moment with the owner's granddaughter Agnes Prideaux, he's dreamed of revenge. Years later, billionaire Kam is back to...

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Innocent's nine-month scandal by Dani Collins

Innocent's nine-month scandal

Dani Collins

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"If you're pregnant... ...you'll marry me." Control is everything to billionaire Viktor Rohan. Then Rozalia Toth appears on his mansion's doorstep, looking for a family heirloom, and throws his world into chaos! Her sweetness intrigues him beyond measure...

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Chosen as the sheikh's royal bride by Jennie Lucas

Chosen as the sheikh's royal bride

Jennie Lucas

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Swept from her ordinary world... ...into the royal bedchamber! Amongst the many beautiful and accomplished candidates hoping to be chosen as Sheikh Omar's wife, shop assistant Beth can't believe this powerful desert King will even notice her. Yet Omar...

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Claiming my untouched mistress by Heidi Rice

Claiming my untouched mistress

Heidi Rice

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I've drawn her into my world... And she's mine to awaken! Walking into my casino, Edie Spencer seems like a spoilt heiress - until she agrees to clear her family's debts by posing as my temporary mistress. My plan? To use her to expose my business rivals....

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Spaniard's baby of revenge by Clare (Romance novelist) author. Connelly

Spaniard's baby of revenge

Clare (Romance novelist) author. Co...

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His vengeance is strictly business... Until he discovers she's carrying his heir! Antonio Herrera's plan is simple: persuade innocent Amelia diSalvo to sell her shares in his rival's business. But what the Spanish billionaire hasn't planned on is their...

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The earl's runaway governess by Catherine Tinley

The earl's runaway governess

Catherine Tinley

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Who knew living with an Earl... ...would lead to such temptation? Marianne Grant's new identity as a governess is meant to keep her safe. But then she meets her new employer, Ash, Earl of Kingswood, and she immediately knows his handsome good looks are...

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The scandalous suffragette by Eliza Redgold

The scandalous suffragette

Eliza Redgold

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Votes for women! Can she fight for freedom and for love? When chocolate heiress Violet Coombes is caught hanging her suffragette banner in a most shocking place, Adam Beaufort Esquire proposes a marriage of convenience! His good name will avert scandal...

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The Italian demands his heirs by Lynne Graham

The Italian demands his heirs

Lynne Graham

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A night in the Italian's bed... Now she's pregnant with his babies! To counter a media scandal, billionaire Raffaele di Mancini must marry fiery Vivi Mardas. But when she rejects his convenient proposal he's stunned. How can she deny their searing ch...

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Least likely to marry a duke by Louise Allen

Least likely to marry a duke

Louise Allen

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A marriage of inconvenience... For the buttoned-up Duke! Bound by convention, William Calthorpe, Duke of Aylsham is in search of a suitable bride to help raise his half-siblings. Despite his methodical approach to finding such a lady, he stumbles - q...

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His convenient Highland wedding by Janice (Fiction writer) author. Preston

His convenient Highland wedding

Janice (Fiction writer) author. Pre...

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Bought by her husband... Bound by secrets of their past! The start of The Lochmore Legacy - A Scottish castle through the ages! Earl's daughter Flora McCrieff brought shame on her family once, now she discovers she must wed impossibly rich but low born...

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The single dad's proposal by Karin Baine

The single dad's proposal

Karin Baine

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Will their new-found love... Lead to an island wedding? In this Single Dad Docs story, aristocratic surgeon Rafael Valdez might be the heartthrob of Maple Island, but he only has eyes for one girl - his daughter Gracie! Until child life specialist Summer...

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Nurse to forever mum by Susan Carlisle

Nurse to forever mum

Susan Carlisle

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Can a temporary arrival... Lead to a forever mummy? In this Single Dad Docs story, Maple Island Clinic founder Dr Cody Brennan is committed to protecting himself and his two little girls from any more heartbreak. But vibrant temp nurse Stacey Ryder c...

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Heart surgeon, prince... Husband by Kate Hardy

Heart surgeon, prince... Husband

Kate Hardy

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A convenient proposal... An inconvenient attraction! Prince Luciano Bianchi is a top heart surgeon - but as a future king he's expected to rule, not operate! To convince his family that saving lives is where his heart lies, he proposes a temporary co...

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Carrying the surgeon's baby by A. C. author. Ruttan

Carrying the surgeon's baby

A. C. author. Ruttan

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What happened in Vegas... Has life-changing consequences! An impulsive Las Vegas encounter that left practical Dr Emily West married to world-renowned neurosurgeon Dr Ryan Gary should simply have been a lesson learned - except now she's pregnant with...

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The spotted dog by Kerry Greenwood

The spotted dog

Kerry Greenwood

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Corinna Chapman, baker extraordinaire, talented sleuth, stalwart friend and lover, is back! When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing, Corinna and her lover, Daniel,...

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Island doctor to royal bride? by Scarlet Wilson

Island doctor to royal bride?

Scarlet Wilson

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Working side by side... With a secret prince! In desperate need of staff for her small clinic on a beautiful Malaysian island, Dr Arissa Cotter accepts the help of tourist Dr Philippe Aronaz, little knowing her knight-in-shining-armour is also a prince!...

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The baby they longed for by Marion Lennox

The baby they longed for

Marion Lennox

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One night in the surgeon's arms... One miraculous surprise! Obstetrician Addie and surgeon Noah's relationship has always been 'complicated' since he broke the news that her fiance had jilted her! Years later, finding themselves working and living to...

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The sound of her voice by Nathan Blackwell

The sound of her voice

Nathan Blackwell

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Some murder cases you can't forget, no matter how hard you try. For Detective Matt Buchanan, it's the death of fourteen-year-old Samantha Coates. And there have been other missing girls since; the litany of violence never stops. He's probably been in...

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The last of the Bonegilla girls by Victoria Purman

The last of the Bonegilla girls

Victoria Purman

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1954: Hoping to escape life as a refugee in post-war Germany, sixteen-year-old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals. T...

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55 by James Delargy

55

James Delargy

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Gardner's Hill in Western Australia is a sleepy, remote town. It is home to Police Sergeant Chandler Jenkins, who is proud to run the town's small, relatively untroubled station. All that changes when Gabriel stumbles in, covered in dried blood. Gabriel...

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Charlie Savage by Roddy Doyle

Charlie Savage

Roddy Doyle

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Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy who's realized that he's been a woman all along... Compiled here for the first time is a whole year's worth of Roddy Doyle's hilarious series...

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A death overseas by Caroline Dunford

A death overseas

Caroline Dunford

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Euphemia Martins receives an invitation to the 1913 World Fair in Ghent, Belgium, which unbeknown to anyone will be the last great gathering of the greatest minds of the time before the world plunges into World War One. With Richenda expecting and unfit...

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Leverage in death by J. D. Robb

Leverage in death

J. D. Robb

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When Paul Rogan sets off a bomb at his office, killing eleven people, no one can understand why. He was a loving husband and father, with everything to live for. Then his wife and daughter are found chained up in the family home, and all becomes clear....

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Jemez brand by L.L. (Leonard London) Foreman

Jemez brand

L.L. (Leonard London) Foreman

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For hundreds of years, the Jemez high country of New Mexico has been steeped in rumor and legend. Some say one of the original Seven Golden Cities of the Cibola Indians was once there, sought by Spanish conquistadors. In more recent times, stories of...

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Death stalks the range by Brett Rider

Death stalks the range

Brett Rider

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Rand Kenzie watches the runaway stage race through the streets, its driver wounded, the reins held by lively Benita Ellison, and realizes he's reached Palo Pinto too late. Benita's father sent an appeal to the Kenzies for help; but he's been dead a week...

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Coming home by Fern Britton

Coming home

Fern Britton

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Ella comes back to the beautiful Cornish coast to heal her heart after the death of her beloved grandmother, Adela. There she finds her home again and discovers a new life - but she also opens a treasure trove of family secrets... Twenty years ago, E...

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Smoke and mirrors by Elly Griffiths

Smoke and mirrors

Elly Griffiths

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Brighton, winter, 1951, where falling snow hides a sinister secret. Two children lie dead beneath it, the girls' red hair bright against the white ground, colourful sweets scattered around them. The eerie scene reminds DI Edgar Stephens uncomfortably...

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Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

Summer at Little Beach Street Bakery

Jenny Colgan

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Summer has arrived in the Cornish town of Mount Polbearne, and Polly Waterford couldn't be happier. She's in love - with the beautiful seaside town she calls home, with running the bakery on Beach Street, and with her boyfriend Huckle. And yet there'...

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The killing of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood

The killing of Polly Carter

Robert Thorogood

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Supermodel Polly Carter was famed for her looks and party-girl lifestyle. Now she's dead, apparently having thrown herself from the clifftop near her home on the island of Saint-Marie. Those who knew her say Polly would never have killed herself; and...

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A murder to die for by Stevyn Colgan

A murder to die for

Stevyn Colgan

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How do you solve a murder when hundreds of wannabe detectives have the same goal? Every year, fans from all over the world descend upon a tiny picturesque English village to celebrate the life of the enigmatic author Agnes Crabbe and her fictional de...

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The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning by Margareta (Artist) author. Magnusson

The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning

Margareta (Artist) author. Magnusso...

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Dostadning, or the art of death cleaning, is a Swedish phenomenon by which the elderly and their families set their affairs in order. Whether it's sorting the family heirlooms from the junk, downsizing to a smaller place, or setting up a system to help...

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The pyramid of mud by Andrea Camilleri

The pyramid of mud

Andrea Camilleri

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It's been raining for days in Vigata, and the persistent downpours have led to violent floods overtaking Inspector Montalbano's beloved hometown. It is on one of these endless grey days that a man, a Mr Giugiu Nicotra, is found dead, his body discovered...

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The prime of Ms. Dolly Greene by E. V. author. Harte

The prime of Ms. Dolly Greene

E. V. author. Harte

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In the heart of southwest London, just a short stroll from the Thames, lies an enclosed and overgrown bike path and a single row of cottages. Foremost among Tinderbox Lane's hotchpotch of loyal residents is professional Tarot reader Dolly Greene. When,...

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Incident at Pegasus Heights by I. J. author. Parnham

Incident at Pegasus Heights

I. J. author. Parnham

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When fossil-hunter Jim Dragon goes to the aid of a woman in distress, Elmina Fay, his precious fossils are stolen from him in the process. Jim vows to reclaim his property and Elmina offers to help him, but only if he'll do something for her. She has...

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The McCallum boys by C. J. author. Sommers

The McCallum boys

C. J. author. Sommers

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Most folks either love or hate the McCallum boys. Everyone fears them. Their father brought them up to Wyoming from Texas and died, leaving them half-grown and rough-tempered. To their neighbours on the Porter ranch, Rose Ann and her niece Becky, the...

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Death in the stocks by Georgette Heyer

Death in the stocks

Georgette Heyer

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An English bobby returning from night patrol spots a corpse in the moonlight, wearing evening dress and locked in the stocks on the village green. The body is identified as wealthy Arnold Vereker, the occasional inhabitant of a nearby cottage. He was...

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Behold, here's poison by Georgette Heyer

Behold, here's poison

Georgette Heyer

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When the unpleasant Gregory Matthews, patriarch of the Poplars, is found dead in his bed one morning, imperious Aunt Harriet blames it on the roast duck he ate for supper. After all, she had warned him about his blood pressure. But after his sister demands...

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Fury at Bent Fork by B. S. author. Dunn

Fury at Bent Fork

B. S. author. Dunn

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What becomes known as the Stone Creek Valley war starts with one word: Guilty. Eager to get their hands on his father's ranch, the Committee - the four biggest ranchers in the area - send Chad Hunter to jail on a trumped-up charge of cattle rustling....

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Kid Palomino by Michael D. author. George

Kid Palomino

Michael D. author. George

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Outlaw Bill Carson and his gang ride into Fargo knowing that the sheriff and his deputies are out of town. Carson has inside information about the bank and banker, which the ruthless killer intends to use to his advantage. What Carson and his equally...

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The gunsmoke serenade by Thomas McNulty

The gunsmoke serenade

Thomas McNulty

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While passing through Cherrywood Crossing, US Marshal Maxfield Knight is confronted by a gang of hired guns who tell him to ride the other way, or be shot down. With no choice but to ride into the high country, Knight soon learns he is being hunted by...

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Punitive action by John Robb

Punitive action

John Robb

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Soldiers of Fort Valeau, a Foreign Legion outpost, discover the mutilated bodies of several men from their overdue relief column, ambushed and massacred by Dylaks. Captain Monclaire's radio report to the garrison at Dini Sadazi results in a promise that...

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Sherlock Holmes by N. (Nigel) author. Scott

Sherlock Holmes

N. (Nigel) author. Scott

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In these ten meticulously constructed cases, the intellectual prowess of Sherlock Holmes is tested to the utmost. Featuring a suspicious suicide, the mysterious disappearance of a Norwegian princess's jewels while she sleeps through a concert, an inv...

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The last confession of Rick O'Shea by Clyde Barker

The last confession of Rick O'Shea

Clyde Barker

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Irishman Rick O'Shea decides the time has come to give up his life of banditry and return to his own country - but his plans are thrown into disarray when, at the urging of a priest, he delays his voyage in order to undertake the rescue of a child being...

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Cotillion by Georgette Heyer

Cotillion

Georgette Heyer

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The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr Penicuik know better than to ignore his summons, especially when it concerns the bestowal of his fortune. The wily old gentleman has hatched an outrageous plan for his stepdaughter's future and his own amusement:...

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The toll-gate by Georgette Heyer

The toll-gate

Georgette Heyer

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Home from Waterloo, life in peacetime is rather dull for the adventure-loving Captain John Staple. But when he finds himself lost and benighted on the moors, he hardly expects to find a frightened young boy who's been left alone to tend a toll gateho...

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To die for by Victor J. author. Banis

To die for

Victor J. author. Banis

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Kevin Norton and his friend are Russian agents about to go on a camper trip across Europe and western Asia, bringing support and money to terrorist cells. Their instructions are to take along a group of students, including Gemma and Marianne, as cover,...

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Village of fear by Noel Lee

Village of fear

Noel Lee

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After narrowly escaping death on a train, two people find themselves in an eerie deserted village - and make a grisly discovery... On a dark and stormy night, locals gather in an inn to tell a frightening tale... A writer's country holiday gets off to...

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Road to romance by Christine Lawson

Road to romance

Christine Lawson

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A photography competition lands Penny Maxwell far from her job at the village bakery shop into the bright spotlight of fame. But she hasn't counted on the machinations of Robina Trent, who sees her likeness in the newspaper and realises they are virt...

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Doctor's legacy by Phyllis Mallett

Doctor's legacy

Phyllis Mallett

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When Dr Helen Farley arrives in the Cornish fishing village of Tredporth as a locum, she feels instantly at home, and is fascinated by the large house standing on the cliffs. Owned by the ageing Edsel Ormond, her most important patient, the estate has...

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Nurse Caley of Casualty by Quenna Tilbury

Nurse Caley of Casualty

Quenna Tilbury

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On Barbara Caley's first shift in Casualty, Damien Elridge, a film star, and his fiancee Margaret Knowles are brought in from a car accident. Damien has promised Margaret a part in a film, but an argument before the crash has put both that and their....

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On the marram shore by June Davies

On the marram shore

June Davies

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Catriona Dunbar is sent to stay with relatives on the Lancashire coast for the season. But between perpetually drunken Samuel Espley and his caddish son Julian, life in the grand house of Pelham is far from the happy holiday she had been anticipating....

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A little bit of Christmas magic by Kirsty Ferry

A little bit of Christmas magic

Kirsty Ferry

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As a wedding planner at Carrick Park Hotel, Ailsa McCormack is organising a Christmas Day wedding at the expense of her own holiday. Not that she minds. She's always been fascinated by the place and its past occupants; particularly the beautiful and ...

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The defending heart by Delia Foster

The defending heart

Delia Foster

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Judy Henderson finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time on three fateful occasions. She witnesses her first employer fall out of her window, and her second employer she discovers dead at the foot of the stairs. Then there's the nurse she sees...

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Tale of a tooth by Allie Rogers

Tale of a tooth

Allie Rogers

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Four-year-old Danny lives with his mother Natalie - 'Meemaw' - in a small Sussex town. Life is a struggle in their damp flat, where they depend on benefits for their peanut butter, bread, and Meemaw's phone data and rollies. When they are threatened with...

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Little Eve by Catriona Ward

Little Eve

Catriona Ward

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Eve and Dinah are everything to one another, never parted day or night. They are raised among the Children, a community of strays and orphans ruled by a mysterious figure they call Uncle. All they know is the grey Isle of Altnaharra which sits in the...

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The secrets between us by Laura Madeleine

The secrets between us

Laura Madeleine

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High in the mountains in the south of France, eighteen-year-old Ceci Corvin is trying hard to carry on as normal. But in 1943, there is no such thing as normal - especially not for a young woman in love with the wrong person. Scandal, it would seem, can...

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17th suspect by James Patterson

17th suspect

James Patterson

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A reluctant informant puts her trust in Sergeant Lindsay Boxer, and the tip leads her to disturbing conclusions. Her friends in the Women's Murder Club warn her against taking the crimes to heart, but with lives at stake, she can't help herself from ...

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Cross her heart by Sarah Pinborough

Cross her heart

Sarah Pinborough

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Someone is very angry. The letter he's reading has sent him into a rage. He starts to make a plan - he wants to destroy the woman who's rejected him... Lisa lives for her daughter Ava, her job, and her best friend Marilyn. But when a handsome client shows...

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Dark sacred night by Michael Connelly

Dark sacred night

Michael Connelly

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Having been shunted onto the late show, the Hollywood night beat, Renee Ballard has come to believe it suits her. One night after attending a grisly callout, she returns to the station in the early hours, only to find a stranger rifling through old f...

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An unreliable man by Jostein Gaarder

An unreliable man

Jostein Gaarder

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Being solitary can be empty enough for someone who has a tendency towards it. But I think even that might be preferable to being lonely with another person. Jakop thought he'd found the partner he was looking for in Reidun - but it was less than three...

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Christmas at the beach hut by Veronica Henry

Christmas at the beach hut

Veronica Henry

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Everyone adores Christmas - especially Lizzy Kingham. But this year, she's feeling unloved and underappreciated by her family. The present-buying, decorating and food shopping have all been left to her. So Lizzy heads to her favourite place: a beach hut...

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One special village by Anna Jacobs

One special village

Anna Jacobs

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Lancashire, 1932. Widower Harry Makepeace lives in Manchester with his sickly daughter Cathie, scrimping and saving to get by. But after she suffers a violent asthma attack, doctors advise them to move to the countryside. Harry buys some land and a d...

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The silence of the girls by Pat Barker

The silence of the girls

Pat Barker

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When her city falls to the Greeks, led by Achilles, Briseis's old life is shattered. Abducted and shipped to the Greek camp on the battleground at Troy, she goes from queen to captive, from free woman to slave, awarded to Achilles as a prize of honour....

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Milkman by Anna Burns

Milkman

Anna Burns

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There were 'our shops' and 'their shops'. Placenames. What school you went to. What prayers you said... you created a political statement everywhere you went, and with everything you did, even if you didn't want to... In Northern Ireland, to be interesting...

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The colour of lies by Lezanne Clannachan

The colour of lies

Lezanne Clannachan

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Anna knows what lies look like. She can see untruths spill from heads and colour the air. Only her sister knows about Anna's synaesthesia and how she can read a person's emotions - even when they're trying to hide them. When she gets a job as a mother's...

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The narrowboat girls by Rosie Archer

The narrowboat girls

Rosie Archer

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Elsie Barker is desperate for a new start after her husband leaves her. When her friend Izzy - who needs to escape her abusive boyfriend - tells her about the jobs going for women as narrowboat crew on the canals between London and Coventry, she jumps...

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The blessed child by Rosie Goodwin

The blessed child

Rosie Goodwin

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1865, Nuneaton. For Nessie Carson, life is a constant struggle. When her mother is brutally murdered and her father abandons them, Nessie must keep her family safe and protect her fragile brother, Joseph. Nessie soon attracts the attention of her lec...

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The quarryman's wife by Elizabeth Gill

The quarryman's wife

Elizabeth Gill

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After her daughter Arabella passes away, leaving a poor, motherless child in her wake, Nell Almond doesn't think her life can get any worse. But then tragedy strikes a second time and she finds herself widowed, with her husband's quarry to manage. But...

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The flower seller by Linda Finlay

The flower seller

Linda Finlay

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Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until her father suddenly announces bankruptcy. To save Isabella from destitution he sends her to stay with family she has never met, far away on a violet...

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Pastures new by Margaret Thornton

Pastures new

Margaret Thornton

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1960. Having been firm friends ever since they met in a Blackpool boarding house five years before, Val, Cissie and Janice are all now happily married, preoccupied with their growing families. But the new decade will bring change for all three families....

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The soldier  by Grace Burrowes

The soldier

Grace Burrowes

Book

"Even in the quiet countryside, Devlin St. Just, the oldest but illegitimate son of the Duke of Moreland, can find no peace. His idyllic estate is falling down from neglect and nightmares of war give him no rest. Then Devlin meets his new neighbor......

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A postcard from Italy  by Alexandra. author. Brown

A postcard from Italy

Alexandra. author. Brown

Book

"Grace Quinn loves her job at Cohen’s Convenient Storage Company, finding occasional treasure in the forgotten units that customers have abandoned. Her inquisitive nature is piqued when a valuable art collection and a bundle of letters and diaries are...

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Red ultramarine by Manuele Fior

Red ultramarine

Manuele Fior

Book

Fausto, a young architect, is a prisoner of his own obsession: the search for perfection. Only the love of Silvia, his girlfriend, can save him. To help him, she goes to a strange doctor, who will guide her on a journey between reality and myth ... This...

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The disgraceful Lord Gray by Virginia Heath

The disgraceful Lord Gray

Virginia Heath

Book

A spy on a mission... Until he meets this heiress! Part of The King's Elite. Miss Theodora Cranford's learned to keep her impetuous nature locked away. She won't be deceived by another man who can't see past her fortune. She wants an honourable, sensible...

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Red metal  by Mark Greaney

Red metal

Mark Greaney

Book

A desperate Kremlin takes advantage of a military crisis in Asia to simultaneously strike into Western Europe and invade east Africa in a bid to occupy three Rare Earth mineral mines that will give Russia unprecedented control for generations over the...

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Rules of war  by Matthew Betley

Rules of war

Matthew Betley

Book

"Following the events of the "fast, hard-hitting, and impossible to put down" (The Real Book Spy) Field of Valor, Logan West continues his mission to bring America's traitorous vice president to justice, even as the clandestine group pulling all the ...

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Their last second chance  by Shirley Jump

Their last second chance

Shirley Jump

Book

"Nobody in Stone Gap knows that Melanie Cooper’s perfect life is a lie. But the struggling journalist isn’t the only one keeping secrets. A decade ago, Harris McCarthy broke Melanie’s heart. Now her high school sweetheart is the town hero whose story...

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Assassin's quest by Robin Hobb

Assassin's quest

Robin Hobb

eBook

Keystone. Gate. Crossroads. Catalyst. Fitz is about to discover the truth about the Fool's prophecy. Having been resurrected from his fatal tortures in Regal's dungeons, Fitz has once more foiled Regal's attempts to be rid of him. Now, back in his own...

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Shamed  by Linda Castillo

Shamed

Linda Castillo

Book

In this riveting new thriller in Linda Castillo's New York Times bestselling series, Kate Burkholder races against the clock to find a missing Amish girl. An Amish grandmother is murdered on an abandoned farm, her seven year old granddaughter abducted....

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Bark of night  by David Rosenfelt

Bark of night

David Rosenfelt

Book

"When defense lawyer Andy Carpenter's veterinarian asks to speak to him privately at the checkup of his golden retriever, Tara, the last thing Andy expects is Truman. Tiny, healthy, French bulldog Truman was dropped off days ago with instructions to ...

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The blood of gods by Conn Iggulden

The blood of gods

Conn Iggulden

eBook

Julius Caesar has been assassinated. A nation is in mourning. Revenge will be bloody. Rome's great hero Julius Caesar has been brutally murdered by his most trusted allies. While these self-appointed Liberatores seek refuge in the senate, they have.....

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Only when I larf by Len Deighton

Only when I larf

Len Deighton

eBook

The three confidence tricksters - two blokes and a bird - had a style that earned them millions. Silas was the leader, slick and self-assured -- but dissatisfied. Bob was the junior partner, longing for the open road where pickings were rich and the living...

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The collaborators by Reginald Hill

The collaborators

Reginald Hill

eBook

When Janine Simonian was dragged roughly from her cell to face trial as a collaborator in the days of reckoning that followed the liberation of France, she refused to conceal her shaven skull from the jeering crowds that greeted her. Before the jury of...

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