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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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Gold fever by Tobias Cole

Gold fever

Tobias Cole

Large Print

"Union Army sharpshooter Jed Wells met the possibly mad artist Josephus McCade when they were prisoners in Andersonville, and he remembers well the strange man's rants about a "key" to unimaginable wealth. Now that the guns of the war between North and...

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The bright unknown by Elizabeth Byler Younts

The bright unknown

Elizabeth Byler Younts

Large Print

"Pennsylvania, 1940. The only kind of life Brighton Turner understands is the one she has endured within the dreary walls of a rural Pennsylvania asylum. A nurse has thoughtfully educated and raised Brighton, but she has also kept vital information from...

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Cursed

Cursed

Book

"All the better to read you with... It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of us with unpopular stepparents......

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After the count by Stephanie Convery

After the count

Stephanie Convery

Audio CD

Compelling and critical, this book is an investigation into Davey's death, together with Stephanie Convery's personal narrative about her own boxing story. Who is responsible when someone dies in the ring, the referee, the ringside doctor, the combat...

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The occurrence  by Robert Desiderio

The occurrence

Robert Desiderio

Book

"The discovery of an ancient cuneiform guides an unlikely group to a secret portal buried in the desert long ago. A near-death experience in the Iraq desert transforms the lives of the FBI's most wanted terrorist, and his young disciple, and alters the...

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The West Country Winery by Lizzie Lovell

The West Country Winery

Lizzie Lovell

Audio CD

Chrissie loves London, her job as an events manager and her daughters Scarlet (loud, vegan, activist) and Ruby (quiet, musician, boffin). She even loves her husband Rob, despite him deciding to cycle across Africa. For a year. But Chrissie is stressed...

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The darkest shore  by Karen (Australian author) Brooks

The darkest shore

Karen (Australian author) Brooks

Book

"Scotland, 1703: Returning to her home town of Pittenweem, fishwife and widow Sorcha McIntyre knows she faces both censure and mistrust. After all, this is a country where myth and legend are woven into the fabric of the everyday, a time when those who...

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More than just mum  by Rebecca Smith

More than just mum

Rebecca Smith

Book

"Hannah Thompson loves her family beyond words... but sometimes she wishes they would recognise her as more than just 'mum'. Eldest son Dylan is soon to be flying the nest, sixteen-year-old Scarlet keeps asking about penalties for worryingly specific...

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Second chance at the Belfast guesthouse  by Anne Doughty

Second chance at the Belfast guesthouse

Anne Doughty

Book

"Will love be enough to overcome the odds? It is 1960 and Clare Hamilton is returning home to her beloved Armagh to marry Andrew, her childhood sweetheart. Full of the hope and possibilities of a newlywed couple, they plan to turn Andrew's ancestral home...

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Cut and run by Fern Michaels

Cut and run

Fern Michaels

Large Print

"It's been three months since Countess Annie de Silva slipped away from her home before dawn, leaving a cryptic note and no clue as to her destination. That's an eternity for friends as devoted as the Sisterhood. They've honored Annie's request for p...

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No grater danger by Victoria Hamilton

No grater danger

Victoria Hamilton

Large Print

"Vintage cookware enthusiast Jaymie Leighton is thrilled at the prospect of meeting an elderly descendant of her town's founding father, not least because she's known to possess an enviably large collection of antique spice graters. But the curmudgeonly...

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Strangers she knows by Christina Dodd

Strangers she knows

Christina Dodd

Large Print

"I have three deadly problems: 1. I've seriously offended a maniacal killer. 2. I just had a bullet removed from my brain. 3. My new daughter is growing up too fast--and she's in the line of fire. Living on an obscure, technology-free island off Cali...

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The country guesthouse by Robyn Carr

The country guesthouse

Robyn Carr

Large Print

"After her best friend dies, Hannah Russell becomes the guardian of five-year-old Noah. Realizing they need time to get to know each other, Hannah rents a country house in rural Colorado. The home's handsome owner, Owen Abrams, promises to stay out of...

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The sisters of Summit Avenue by Lynn Cullen

The sisters of Summit Avenue

Lynn Cullen

Large Print

"Ruth has been single-handedly raising four young daughters and running her family's Indiana farm for eight long years, ever since her husband, John, fell into a comatose state, infected by the infamous "sleeping sickness" devastating families across...

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Sheep Pen Cañon by James D. Crownover

Sheep Pen Cañon

James D. Crownover

Large Print

"Lee Sowell tells us about the Pard Newman battles--which nearly cost him his life--in this sequel to The Ox That Gored. It takes three battles, one in the Long Branch Saloon of Dodge City, one in Texas, and one in the Territory of New Mexico to finally...

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A night's tail by Sofie Kelly

A night's tail

Sofie Kelly

Large Print

"In the charming town of Mayville Heights, librarian Kathleen Paulson and her two cats pounce on clues to catch a killer. Spring is coming to Mayville Heights, and Kathleen's brother, Ethan, has arrived in town with his band, The Flaming Gerbils. But...

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A midwinter's tail by Bethany Blake

A midwinter's tail

Bethany Blake

Large Print

"Professional pet sitter Daphne Templeton loves the holidays in Sylvan Creek, Pennsylvania. And nothing gets her into the spirit more than the town's annual Bark the Halls Ball. The whole community will be there to wag their tails, especially this ye...

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The healer's daughter by Charlotte Hinger

The healer's daughter

Charlotte Hinger

Large Print

"Bethany Herbert, daughter of a legendary healer, leaves the South for the new black community of Nicodemus, Kansas. Despite the hardships, the community comes to love the prairie. Bethany's mother, Queen Bess, comes to Nicodemus, as does the handsome...

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The cost of dying by Peter Brandvold

The cost of dying

Peter Brandvold

Large Print

"After a hard night with his sometime lover Louisa Bonaventure -- "the Vengeance Queen" -- Lou Prophet decides to cool his heels at a local honky tonk. Things heat up fast when he defends one of the girls from a sadistic brute who also happens to be the...

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The McAvoy sisters book of secrets by Molly Fader

The McAvoy sisters book of secrets

Molly Fader

Large Print

"It’s been seventeen years since the tragic summer the McAvoy sisters fell apart. Lindy, the wild one, left home, carved out a new life in the city and never looked back. Delia, the sister who stayed, became a mother herself, raising her daughters and...

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The last second by Catherine Coulter

The last second

Catherine Coulter

Large Print

"It's Bastille Day in France, and the private French space agency Galactus - France's answer to Space X, owned by the eccentric treasure hunter Jean-Pierre Broussard - has just sent a satellite payload into orbit. Billed as a "communications" satellite,...

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Treason by Stuart Woods

Treason

Stuart Woods

Large Print

"Upon returning to New York City after a whirlwind British excursion, Stone Barrington is notified of a delicate situation within the country's administration. A close friend requires his expertise and subtlety to eradicate a destructive presence in ...

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Deadly deceit by Natalie Walters

Deadly deceit

Natalie Walters

Large Print

"Independent and tenacious journalist Vivian DeMarco is back in Walton, Georgia, for one reason--to do her job and get out. When her boss suddenly dies under suspicious circumstances, Vivian's only hope for finding the truth--and the next big story--...

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A dangerous engagement by Ashley Weaver

A dangerous engagement

Ashley Weaver

Large Print

"1930s, New York. As they travel by ship to New York for her childhood friend Tabitha's wedding, Amory Ames gazes out at the city's iconic skyline, excited by the prospect of being a bridesmaid. Her husband Milo, however, is convinced their trip will...

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When silence sings by Sarah Loudin Thomas

When silence sings

Sarah Loudin Thomas

Large Print

"Colman Harpe works for the C&O in the Appalachian rail town of Thurmond, West Virginia, but he'd rather be a preacher and lead his own congregation. When a member of the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin and the clan matriarch, Serepta McLean, taunts...

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Drive your plow over the bones of the dead by Olga Tokarczuk

Drive your plow over the bones of the dead

Olga Tokarczuk

Large Print

"Duszejko, an eccentric woman in her sixties, recounts the events surrounding the disappearance of her two dogs. When members of a local hunting club are found murdered, she becomes involved in the investigation. Duszejko is reclusive, preferring the...

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A lady in disguise by Lynsay Sands

A lady in disguise

Lynsay Sands

Large Print

"Lady Maggie Wentworth must support herself as an investigative reporter. Writing under another name, she’s been exposing the notorious scandals of the ton - this time it’s the “working girls” of London. While interviewing the women, a client enters,...

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Christmas cocoa murder

Christmas cocoa murder

Large Print

"CHRISTMAS COCOA MURDER" by Carlene O'Connor: Siobhán O'Sullivan's hopes for a quiet Irish Christmas are dashed when the local Santa turns up dead in a carnival dunk tank of hot cocoa. Now instead of hunting down holiday gifts, she's pursuing a heart...

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Underestimating Miss Cecilia by Carolyn Miller

Underestimating Miss Cecilia

Carolyn Miller

Large Print

"Cecilia Hatherleigh keeps secret her unrequited love for Edward Amherst, the earl's son next door. Instead of pining away, she decides to turn her focus toward living out her newfound faith. Meanwhile, a London riot awakens Edward to the responsibilities...

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The man from Misery by David C. Noonan

The man from Misery

David C. Noonan

Large Print

"In 1871, sharpshooter Emmet Honeycut is acquitted of murdering a 12-year-old girl who was about to burn to death in a hotel fire. Emmet faces a bleak future until he receives a telegram from Major Kingston; his niece, Faith, has been abducted, and h...

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Fugitive sheriff by Edward Massey

Fugitive sheriff

Edward Massey

Large Print

"From the moment he pins his father's bloodied star on his chest, Sheriff Simms fulfills his calling, hunts his father's killer, and eludes the U.S. marshal with his fallen-away Mormon deputies who hunt the sheriff for the bounty on his head levied because...

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29 seconds by T. M. Logan

29 seconds

T. M. Logan

Large Print

"When Sarah Haywood rescues a young girl in trouble, she expects nothing in return. But her instinctive act of bravery puts her in the debt of a powerful and dangerous man, and he has other ideas. He lives by his own brutal code, and all debts must be...

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Daisies and devotion by Josi S. Kilpack

Daisies and devotion

Josi S. Kilpack

Large Print

"Timothy Mayfield has a list of qualities that define his "perfect woman"--none of which Maryann Morrington possesses. But in the process of the two friends playing matchmaker for each other, they come to realize that perhaps they are each other's pe...

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The vanishing by Jayne Ann Krentz

The vanishing

Jayne Ann Krentz

Large Print

"Forty years ago in the small town of Fogg Lake, "The Incident" occurred: an explosion in the cave system that released unknown gases, causing peculiar effects on its residents, such as strange visions and ominous voices. Not wanting the government to...

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The cold way home by Julia Keller

The cold way home

Julia Keller

Large Print

"Bell Elkins and Jake Oakes make a good team, so good that they decide after years of working together to hang out their shingle: BJ Investigations, LLC. With his former-cop’s instinctive approach and her former-prosecutor’s affinity for facts, they’re...

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The book of science and antiquities by Thomas Keneally

The book of science and antiquities

Thomas Keneally

Large Print

"An award-winning documentary filmmaker, Shelby Apple is obsessed with reimagining the full story of the Learned Man - a prehistoric man whose remains are believed to be the link between Africa and ancient Australia. From Vietnam to northern Africa and...

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The first mistake by Sandie Jones

The first mistake

Sandie Jones

Large Print

"THE WIFE: For Alice, life has never been better. With her second husband, she has a successful business, two children, and a beautiful house. HER HUSBAND: Alice knows that life could have been different if her first husband had lived, but Nathan's a...

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The accomplice by Joseph Kanon

The accomplice

Joseph Kanon

Large Print

"Seventeen years after the fall of the Third Reich, Max Weill has never forgotten the atrocities he saw as a prisoner at Auschwitz--nor the face of Dr Otto Schramm, a camp doctor who worked with Mengele on appalling experiments and who sent Max's family...

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A pursuit of home by Kristi Ann Hunter

A pursuit of home

Kristi Ann Hunter

Large Print

"In early 1800s England, Jess Beauchene has spent most of her life in hiding and always on the move in an effort to leave her past far behind her. But when she learns the family she thought had died just might be alive and in danger, she knows her secrets...

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Cutthroats by William W. Johnstone

Cutthroats

William W. Johnstone

Large Print

"Not every Western hero wears a white hat or a tin star. Most of them are just fighting to survive. Some of them can be liars, cheaters, and thieves. And then there's a couple of old-time robbers named Slash and Pecos ... After a lifetime of robbing banks...

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The southern side of paradise by Kristy Woodson Harvey

The southern side of paradise

Kristy Woodson Harvey

Large Print

"With the man of her dreams back in her life and all three of her daughters happy, Ansley Murphy should be content. But she can't help but feel like it's all a little too good to be true. Meanwhile, youngest daughter and actress Emerson, who is recen...

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Not the duke's darling by Elizabeth Hoyt

Not the duke's darling

Elizabeth Hoyt

Large Print

"Freya de Moray is many things: a member of the secret order of Wise Women, the daughter of disgraced nobility, and a chaperone living under an assumed name. What she is not is forgiving. So when the Duke of Harlowe - the man who destroyed her brother...

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A precious gift by Shelley Shepard Gray

A precious gift

Shelley Shepard Gray

Large Print

"In this return to the heartwarming series about 'friendship, love, and truth' (Rachel Hauck, New York Times bestselling author), Kyle Lambright has fallen hard for Gabrielle Allison Ferrara. After all, she’s beautiful, smart, and kind. There’s just ...

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The reckless oath we made by Bryn Greenwood

The reckless oath we made

Bryn Greenwood

Large Print

"Zee is nobody's fairy tale princess. Almost six-foot, with a redhead's temper and a shattered hip, she has a long list of worries: never-ending bills, her beautiful, gullible sister, her five-year-old nephew, her housebound mother, and her drug-dealing...

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Because you're mine by Rea Frey

Because you're mine

Rea Frey

Large Print

"Single mother Lee has the daily routine down to a science: shower in six minutes. Cut food into perfect squares. Never leave her on-the-spectrum son Mason in someone else's care. She'll do anything - anything - to keep his carefully constructed world...

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Today we go home by Kelli Estes

Today we go home

Kelli Estes

Large Print

"Larkin Bennett has always known her place, whether it's surrounded by her loving family in the lush greenery of the Pacific Northwest, or riding on a dusty convoy in Afghanistan. But all that changed the day tragedy struck her unit and took away eve...

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The wives by Tarryn Fisher

The wives

Tarryn Fisher

Large Print

"She's never met the other wives. None of them know each other, and because of this unconventional arrangement, she can see her husband only one day a week. But she loves him so much she doesn't care. Or at least that's what she told herself. But one...

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Island of last resorts by Mary Ellis

Island of last resorts

Mary Ellis

Large Print

"Kate Weller's boss, Nate Price, has some exciting news: Julian Frazier, a friend of one of the agency's wealthy clients, has invited the Nate Price Investigations team and their partners on a trip of a lifetime to his home on Elysian Island, an excl...

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Collateral damage by Lynette Eason

Collateral damage

Lynette Eason

Large Print

"Honorably discharged from the Army after an explosion nearly killed her, former military psychiatrist Brooke Adams has set up shop to help others - but her days of helping military personnel are over. She's got her own battles to fight from her time...

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The lady and the highwayman by Sarah M. Eden

The lady and the highwayman

Sarah M. Eden

Large Print

"Authors Elizabeth Black and Fletcher Walker go head-to-head as rival writers of Victorian Penny Dreadfuls. As an upper class schoolteacher, Elizabeth must write under the pseudonym "Mr. King" in order to keep her identity a secret, while former street...

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Yester's ride by C. K. Crigger

Yester's ride

C. K. Crigger

Large Print

"Ketta Noonan, her mother's child by rape, has been kidnapped by the twelve-year-old's father. Big Joe Noonan, her mother's husband, is glad she's gone. He's always detested the child as evidence of her mother's violation, and kept her hidden away. But...

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Dominicana by Angie Cruz

Dominicana

Angie Cruz

Large Print

"Fifteen-year-old Ana Canción never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. But when Juan Ruiz proposes and promises to take her to New York City, she has to say yes. Their marriage is an opp...

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Invitation to die by Barbara Cleverly

Invitation to die

Barbara Cleverly

Large Print

"1924. Five Cambridge college dons host a monthly dinner club in secret. Their sixth man, always a stranger, is destined to make only one appearance. He is carefully selected the day of each party as the dons scour the streets to find their next targ...

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The braid by Laetitia Colombani

The braid

Laetitia Colombani

Large Print

"In India, Smita is an untouchable. Desperate to give her daughter an education, she takes her child and flees her small village with nothing but resourcefulness, eventually heading to a temple where she will experience a rebirth ... In Sicily, Giulia...

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Tin badges by Lorenzo Carcaterra

Tin badges

Lorenzo Carcaterra

Large Print

"As one of the NYPD's most trusted 'tin badges'--retired detectives brought in to solve cases that are beyond the reach of the everyday force--Tank Rizzo has faced off against some of the city's toughest criminals without breaking a sweat. To tackle a...

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The remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman

The remaking

Clay McLeod Chapman

Large Print

"Ella Louise has lived in the woods surrounding Pilot's Creek, Virginia, for nearly a decade. Publicly, she and her daughter, Jessica, are shunned by her upper-crust family and the local residents. Privately, desperate characters visit her apothecary...

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Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins by Katarina Bivald

Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins

Katarina Bivald

Large Print

"The Pine Creek Motel has seen better days. Henny would call it charming, but she's always seen the best in things. Like now, when she's just met an untimely end crossing the road. She's not going to let a tiny thing like death stop her from living fully...

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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert

Moloka'i

Alan Brennert

Large Print

"Young Rachel Kalama, growing up in idyllic Honolulu in the 1890s, is part of a big, loving Hawaiian family, and dreams of seeing the far-off lands that her father, a merchant seaman, often visits. But at the age of seven, Rachel and her dreams are s...

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Hope's highest mountain by Misty M. Beller

Hope's highest mountain

Misty M. Beller

Large Print

"In 1886, Ingrid Chastain is en route to deliver vaccines to a Montana mining town when an accident leaves her alone and injured in the wilderness. When rescue comes in the form of a mysterious mountain man, she's hesitant to trust him, but the journey...

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Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict

Lady Clementine

Marie Benedict

Large Print

"New from Marie Benedict, the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room! An incredible novel that focuses on one of the people who had the most influence during World War I and World War II: Clementine Churchill. In 1909, Clementine...

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Someone to remember by Mary Balogh

Someone to remember

Mary Balogh

Large Print

"Matilda Westcott has spent her life tending to the needs of her mother, the Dowager Countess of Riverdale, never questioning the life of solitude she has spun for herself. To Matilda, who considers herself the aging spinster daughter, marriage is...

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Right after the weather by Carol Anshaw

Right after the weather

Carol Anshaw

Large Print

"It's the fall of 2016. Cate, a set designer in her early forties, lives and works in Chicago's theater community. She has stayed too long at the fair and knows it's time to get past her prolonged adolescence and stop taking handouts from her parents....

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Just an ordinary family  by Fiona Lowe

Just an ordinary family

Fiona Lowe

Book

"Every family has its secrets... Alice Hunter is smarting from the raw deal life has thrown her way: suddenly single, jobless and forced to move home to her parents' tiny seaside town. And now she faces an uncomfortable truth: she wants her twin sister...

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Where the truth lies  by Karina Kilmore

Where the truth lies

Karina Kilmore

Book

"She was slipping away. The further she fell, the closer the clouds seemed to come. Wispy transparent slipstreams of white. Cirrus. Pain smashed her head. Floating… When investigative journalist Chrissie O'Brian lands a senior job at The Argus, she i...

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The hungry blade  by Lawrence Dudley

The hungry blade

Lawrence Dudley

Book

"Forty modern masterpieces are found concealed on a neutral ship in international waters sixteen months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Their provenance is sketchy and their final destination unknown. The Royal Navy suspects the works are 'degenerate...

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The companions  by Katie M. Flynn

The companions

Katie M. Flynn

Book

"In the wake of a highly contagious virus, California is under quarantine. Sequestered in high rise towers, the living can't go out, but the dead can come in--and they come in all forms, from sad rolling cans to manufactured bodies that can pass for ...

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The antidote for everything  by Kimmery Martin

The antidote for everything

Kimmery Martin

Book

"Urologist Georgia Brown's sense of self-preservation is kicked into high gear after she's sexually harassed by a male surgeon at her medical clinic, but her outrage grows when her best doctor friend, Jonah, is dismissed for treating transgender pati...

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Follow me  by Kathleen Barber

Follow me

Kathleen Barber

Book

"Audrey Miller has an enviable new job at the Smithsonian, a body by reformer Pilates, an apartment door with a broken lock, and hundreds of thousands of Instagram followers to bear witness to it all. Having just moved to Washington, DC, Audrey busies...

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The road to Zoe  by Nick Alexander

The road to Zoe

Nick Alexander

Book

"She ran away from the truth, but she can’t run forever... Seven years after his sister vanished without a trace, Jude is on the road, determined not to return home until he has found her. He wants to reunite his broken family, but more than this he wants...

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The best of Elizabeth Bear  by Elizabeth Bear

The best of Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear

Book

"From the start of her career, Elizabeth Bear has been one of the most distinctive voices in modern speculative fiction. Her debut novel, Hammered, won the Locus award for Best First Novel in 2005, the same year she received the John W. Campbell Award...

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The hidden girl and other stories  by Ken Liu

The hidden girl and other stories

Ken Liu

Book

"From award-winning author Ken Liu comes his much anticipated second volume of short stories. Ken Liu is one of the most lauded short story writers of our time. This collection includes a selection of his science fiction and fantasy stories from the last...

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The liberation of Brigid Dunne  by Patricia Scanlan

The liberation of Brigid Dunne

Patricia Scanlan

Book

"When four feisty women from the same family get together at a family reunion, anything can happen... Marie-Claire, betrayed by her partner Marc, plans to teach him a lesson he will never forget. She travels home from Toronto to Ireland, to the house...

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The Patterdale plot  by Rebecca Tope

The Patterdale plot

Rebecca Tope

Book

"Simmy Brown had hoped that her autumn would be less frantic than usual to give her a chance to enjoy her pregnancy, her upcoming nuptials, and some time looking for a new house in the Patterdale area of the Lake District. But it is not to be. When one...

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Blindside  by James Patterson

Blindside

James Patterson

Book

"The mayor of New York has a daughter who's missing and in danger. Detective Michael Bennett has a son who's in prison. The two strike a deal. Bennett and the mayor have always had a tense relationship, but now the mayor sees in Bennett a discreet in...

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The night raids  by Jim Kelly

The night raids

Jim Kelly

Book

"A lone German bomber crosses the East coast of Britain on a moonless night in the long hot summer of 1940. The pilot picks up the silver thread of a river and following it to his target, drops his bomb over Cambridge's rail yards. The shell falls short...

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Adults  by Emma Jane Unsworth

Adults

Emma Jane Unsworth

Book

"Jenny McLaine is an adult. Supposedly. At thirty-five she owns her own house, writes for a cool magazine and has hilarious friends just a message away. But the thing is: She can’t actually afford her house since her criminally sexy ex-boyfriend Art left....

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Murder repeated  by Lesley Cookman

Murder repeated

Lesley Cookman

Book

"Ten years ago, an unfortunately none-too-rare story causes a furore in Kent, and indeed, the national media. A beautiful young woman with a promising career as a singer walks home alone from a party and is never seen again. There is no evidence, forensic...

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Autism belongs  by Sharon A. Mitchell

Autism belongs

Sharon A. Mitchell

Book

"Manny is not like other children. He doesn't talk. He doesn't leave the house. His parents desperately try to arrange their world so that Manny does not get upset. Because, when he does, well, the aggression was getting worse. Too many times Tomas had...

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Autism runs away  by Sharon A. Mitchell

Autism runs away

Sharon A. Mitchell

Book

"Ethan is only in grade one and already has been kicked out of one school due to his tantrums and pattern of running away when in a panic. Now, his mom's enrolled him in a new school but remains glued to her phone, waiting for the call to tell her to...

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Autism talks and talks  by Sharon A. Mitchell

Autism talks and talks

Sharon A. Mitchell

Book

"Karen is a grade 6 student who has Asperger's Syndrome. She is bright, vivacious and highly verbal. Too verbal. She finds certain topics fascinating, and is all too willing to share her knowledge with others. She goes on and on and on, not realizing...

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Autism grows up   by Sharon A. Mitchell

Autism grows up

Sharon A. Mitchell

Book

"At twenty-one, Suzie has withdrawn from a world she finds alien and confusing. Ability is not the problem, nor is interest - many things fascinate her. But, she has Asperger's Syndrome and high anxiety. To her, the world is a harsh, scary place where...

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The Sterling affair  by Nathan Dylan Goodwin

The Sterling affair

Nathan Dylan Goodwin

Book

"When an unannounced stranger comes calling at Morton Farrier's front door, he finds himself faced with the most intriguing and confounding case of his career to-date as a forensic genealogist. He agrees to accept the contract to identify a man who had...

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Larson  by Kathi S. Barton

Larson

Kathi S. Barton

Book

"Virginia is a bestselling paranormal romance author. She does much better with her stories than with people. When she's in her "writing zone," she won't even eat unless her mother hands her a plate and reminds her to do so. She wouldn't be making the...

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The great fall  by Peter Handke

The great fall

Peter Handke

Book

"[This novel] chronicles a day in life of an aging actor as he makes his way on foot from the outskirts of a great metropolis into its center. He is scheduled to receive a prestigious award that evening from the country's president, and the following...

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Attachment  by Isabel Fonseca

Attachment

Isabel Fonseca

Book

"After more than 20 years of life in London, Jean and Mark Hubbard decamp to a remote tropical island in the Indian Ocean. But when Jean discovers a salacious love letter addressed to her husband, she realizes that she has misdiagnosed some acute pat...

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Who killed the Fonz?  by James Boice

Who killed the Fonz?

James Boice

Book

"Late October, 1984. Prince and Bruce are dominating FM radio. Ron and Nancy are headed back to the White House. And Richard Cunningham? Well, Richard Cunningham is having a really bad Sunday. First, there’s the meeting with his agent. A decade ago, ...

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Winter in Sokcho  by Elisa Shua Dusapin

Winter in Sokcho

Elisa Shua Dusapin

Book

"It’s winter in Sokcho, a tourist town on the border between South and North Korea. The cold slows everything down. Bodies are red and raw, the fish turn venomous, beyond the beach guns point out from the North’s watchtowers. A young French Korean woman...

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Engaged to the earl  by Lisa Berne

Engaged to the earl

Lisa Berne

Book

"Christopher Beck came striding into a glamorous London drawing-room and can't believe his eyes. The last time he'd seen Gwendolyn Penhallow, she was a dreamy, strong-willed girl with a wild imagination, and now she's a beautiful and beguiling young lady...

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Journey into the void  by Margaret Weis

Journey into the void

Margaret Weis

Book

"Two hundred years have passed since the Sovereign-Stone was shattered, and now the dark lord Dagnarus has risen from the Void, driven by his desire for the utter conquest of the world of Leorem. Leading a horde of bestial minions and the fearsome un...

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A SEAL always wins  by Holly Castillo

A SEAL always wins

Holly Castillo

Book

"Elite Navy SEAL Enrique "Phantom" Ramirez is trained to expect the unexpected, but his growing feelings for brilliant horse trainer Elena Garcia catch him completely off guard. Phantom needs Elena's help to maintain his SEAL team's cover - more critical...

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Death deserved  by Jørn Lier Horst

Death deserved

Jørn Lier Horst

Book

"Oslo, 2018. Former long-distance runner Sonja Nordstrøm never shows at the launch of her controversial autobiography, Always Number One. When celebrity blogger Emma Ramm visits Nordstrøm’s home later that day, she finds the door unlocked and signs of...

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The illness lesson  by Clare Beams

The illness lesson

Clare Beams

Book

"In Ashwell, Massachusetts, at the farm of Samuel Hood and his daughter, Caroline, a mysterious flock of red birds descends. Samuel, whose fame as a philosopher has waned in recent years, takes the birds' appearance as an omen that the time is ripe for...

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The last day  by Andy (Andrew Hunter) Murray

The last day

Andy (Andrew Hunter) Murray

Book

"2059. The world has stopped turning. One half suffers an endless frozen night; the other, nothing but burning sun. Only in a slim twilit region can life survive. In an isolationist Britain, Ellen Hopper receives a letter from a dying man. It contains...

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QualityLand  by Marc-Uwe Kling

QualityLand

Marc-Uwe Kling

Book

"Welcome to QualityLand, the best country on Earth. Here, a universal ranking system determines the social advantages and career opportunities of every member of society. An automated matchmaking service knows the best partners for everyone and helps...

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Firewatching  by Russ Thomas

Firewatching

Russ Thomas

Book

"A body is found bricked into the walls of a house. From the state of the hands, it's clear the dead man was buried alive. Soon, the victim is linked to an old missing person's case and DS Adam Tyler is called. As the sole representative of South Yor...

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The guest List  by Lucy Foley

The guest List

Lucy Foley

Book

"On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It’s a wedding for a ...

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A daughter's ruin  by Kitty Neale

A daughter's ruin

Kitty Neale

Book

"Seventeen-year-old Constance has had a privileged upbringing in Clapham, with staff to attend to her every need. But her parents have always been cold and distant, never showing her love. Craving affection, Constance falls into the arms of Albie Jones,...

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Two sisters  by Josephine Cox

Two sisters

Josephine Cox

Book

"The pretty Arnold sisters have grown up on their father’s farm and yearn for something more out of life than drudgery and toil. Ellen, loyal and honest, is her father’s favourite, but Georgina is impulsive and unreliable, and can’t please a father who...

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Five wakes and a wedding  by Karen Ross

Five wakes and a wedding

Karen Ross

Book

"Undertaker Nina Sherwood is full of good advice. For example, never wear lip gloss when you’re scattering ashes. Nina is your average 30-year-old with a steady job, a nice home - and dead bodies in her basement. As an undertaker, she often prefers the...

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No escape  by Arlene Hunt

No escape

Arlene Hunt

Book

"For sisters Yulia and Celestine, Ireland was supposed to be a sanctuary, a place where they could escape their violent past. They had no idea what the Ward family had in store for them when they were smuggled into the country.Then two high-ranking members...

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