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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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A thin disguise  by Catherine Bybee

A thin disguise

Catherine Bybee

Book

"On a fateful night in Las Vegas, FBI agent Leo Grant is working on a critical detail in a high-profile child prostitution trial when a beautiful woman jumps into the path of a bullet meant for him. Little does Leo know that the woman is Olivia, an e...

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One tough cowboy  by Lora Leigh

One tough cowboy

Lora Leigh

Book

"For as long as Samantha can remember, Hunter--a man as strong as steel, with a heart of gold--has been her hero. It came as no surprise to Samantha when she found out that the ranch-hardened cowboy who always protected her from bullies went on to become...

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The stone loves the world  by Brian Hall

The stone loves the world

Brian Hall

Book

"A wise, inventive, and multilayered novel about two families - one made up largely of scientists, and the other of artists and mystics - whose worlds collide in pursuit of a lost daughter Mette, a twenty-year old programmer of visual effects for video...

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Make Russia great again  by Christopher Buckley

Make Russia great again

Christopher Buckley

Book

"Herb Nutterman served the Trump Organization for twenty-seven years, holding jobs in everything from a food and beverage manager at the Trump Magnifica to being the first general manager of the Trump Bloody Run Golf Course. And when his old boss asks...

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The secret talker  by Geling Yan

The secret talker

Geling Yan

Book

"Hongmei is the perfect Asian wife: beautiful, diligent, and passive. She lives a quiet life in Northern California with her husband, Glen, an intelligent and caring college professor. But when a mysterious person begins to email her, Hongmei can't resist...

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Summer's out at Hope Hall  by Pam Rhodes

Summer's out at Hope Hall

Pam Rhodes

Book

"HOPE HALL thrums with activity under the summer sun: sea cadets march in the yard and happy chatter issues from English language classes, as the weekly Food Bank reaches out to those in need. It's all hands on deck as the hall's centenary celebratio...

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No more words  by Kerry Lonsdale

No more words

Kerry Lonsdale

Book

"Forced to choose between abortion or adoption, Olivia Carson's younger sister, Lily, runs away from home. Sixteen and pregnant, she never returns. But she writes. Once a year, Lily mails a picture of her son, Josh, to Olivia until his thirteenth year....

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Songs of the dark  by Anthony Ryan

Songs of the dark

Anthony Ryan

Book

"Heard whispers of the Dark all my life. It's a strange feeling when a whisper becomes a shout. SONGS OF THE DARK collects all four novellas from the world of Anthony Ryan's internationally best-selling Raven's Shadow trilogy. A duel of evils: Centuries...

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Scorched heart  by Helen Harper

Scorched heart

Helen Harper

Book

"My parents were brutally murdered when I was five years old. Their killer has spent the last twenty five years in prison for his terrible crimes - but I still have unanswered questions. After all, I am the phoenix. When I die, I am reborn in fire an...

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Blackstoke  by Robert (Author) Parker

Blackstoke

Robert (Author) Parker

Book

"WEALTH. SECURITY. PROSPERITY. NONE OF IT MATTERS IN THE DARK. In a quiet cul-de-sac on the newly-opened, much sought-after Blackstoke housing development, the first handful of families are moving in. These neighbours, thrown together for the first time,...

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Midnight smoke  by Helen Harper

Midnight smoke

Helen Harper

Book

"Supernatural Squad might be small, but we're growing in power. The vampires and werewolves of London are beginning to respect me more and I feel like I know what I'm doing - even if I don't yet understand what I truly am. Unfortunately, there might be...

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Infernal enchantment  by Helen Harper

Infernal enchantment

Helen Harper

Book

"A gruesome case of grave robbing lands on Detective Constable Emma Bellamy's desk. But is there more to it than meets the eye? Being the sole police detective in London's Supernatural Squad is no easy task. I have to navigate my way through a world ...

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Rebel's karma  by Rebecca Zanetti

Rebel's karma

Rebecca Zanetti

Book

"There's no denying destiny... For too long, Benjamin Reese has masked his deadly skills and temper with loyalty and humor. A vampire-demon hybrid, he fiercely protects his family, guards his brothers, and destroys the enemy without mercy. But when h...

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Saint's passage  by Elizabeth (Romance author) Hunter

Saint's passage

Elizabeth (Romance author) Hunter

Book

"Carwyn ap Bryn and Brigid Connor are two elemental vampires finding the lost, righting wrongs, and searching for meaning in the endless stretch of immortality they've been granted. And trying not to blow things up, but that might be more aspirationa...

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Have we met?  by Camille Baker

Have we met?

Camille Baker

Book

"What if you already met the soul mate you were destined to be with? And you didn't even know it? After losing her best friend to cancer, Corinne's life is in flux. She has moved back to Chicago, is considering her next career move (or temp job), and...

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The Scot who loved me  by Gina Conkle

The Scot who loved me

Gina Conkle

Book

"Proud Scot, Will MacDonald sits in prison for wearing his kilt. He's determined to leave England as soon as he's released, but his plans go awry when a mysterious woman enters his cell, promising freedom and gold. Anne Fletcher never thought she'd see...

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Hidden secrets at the little village church  by Tracy Rees

Hidden secrets at the little village church

Tracy Rees

Book

"When tragedy strikes, Gwen Stanley finds herself jobless and heartbroken. With nowhere else to turn, she retreats to Hopley, a crumbling little village in the sun-dappled English countryside. Wandering the winding lanes and daydreaming about what could...

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The lunacy commission  by Lavie Tidhar

The lunacy commission

Lavie Tidhar

Book

"Lavie Tidhar's novel A Man Lies Dreaming introduced Adolf Hitler as a down-at-heels private detective, forced to eke out a miserable living in 1930s London. Forgotten by history, the man now calling himself Wolf is the lowest of the low, suffering f...

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We two alone  by Jack Wang

We two alone

Jack Wang

Book

"Set on five continents and spanning decades, We Two Alone traces the arc and evolution of the Chinese immigrant experience. A young laundry boy risks his life, pretending to be a girl to play organized hockey in Canada in the 1920s. A Canadian couple...

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Frightfully Fortune  by Jana DeLeon

Frightfully Fortune

Jana DeLeon

Book

"It's time for the annual Halloween festival in Sinful, and Fortune, Ida, Belle and Gertie can't wait to suit up and enjoy the food and activities! When a dead man gallops through the park on a black stallion and slides to a decapitated stop in front...

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Fortune funhouse  by Jana DeLeon

Fortune funhouse

Jana DeLeon

Book

"The traveling carnival has made its stop in Sinful and everyone is ready for thrilling rides, challenging games, and most importantly, funnel cake. But when a man is murdered in the funhouse and Emmaline LeBlanc is knocked unconscious so the killer ...

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Death in bloom  by Jess Dylan

Death in bloom

Jess Dylan

Book

"Sierra Ravenswood is the new part-time employee of the Flower House, a flower shop in Aerieville, Tennessee. Things take a decidedly negative turn when a customer drops dead in the middle of her new bouquet-arranging workshop at the store. When it's...

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A tale of two cookies  by Eve Calder

A tale of two cookies

Eve Calder

Book

"Pastry chef Kate McGuire is loving life on the laid-back island of Coral Cay, Florida. As junior partner in a bakery renowned for luscious desserts--especially her cookies--life is pretty sweet. So when an old friend arrives and announces a spur-of-...

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Juniper Wiles  by Charles De Lint

Juniper Wiles

Charles De Lint

Book

"Juniper Wiles once starred as a plucky teen detective in the popular TV show, Nora Constantine. When the series ended seven years ago, Juniper made a decision to leave L.A. and return home to Newford where she joined friends at the artists' collecti...

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Global strike  by Andrew (Novelist) Watts

Global strike

Andrew (Novelist) Watts

Book

"The Chinese-American war has grown cold in the past year. Fighting between the two superpowers has been slowed by oceanic moats. China's strategy is to put America under siege, politically and economically. And it's working. But the flames of war will...

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The château murder  by Nell Goddin

The château murder

Nell Goddin

Book

"A dead Baron. A missing emerald. And way too many suspects. Amateur sleuth Molly Sutton has her hands full this time! Shut out of Castillac's latest murder case and running out of money, she's praying for a brilliant scheme or at least some dumb luck...

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The godmothers  by Camille Aubray

The godmothers

Camille Aubray

Book

"Godmothers to one another's children, four women who married into a prosperous Italian family must come together, despite secrets and betrayals, when their husbands are forced to leave them during World War II, pitting them against notorious gangsters...

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The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras  by V. Castro

The queen of the cicadas = la reina de las chicharras

V. Castro

Book

"2018 - Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site of the urban legend, La Reina de Las Chicharras - The Queen of The Cicadas. In 1950s south Texas a farmworker - Milagros from San Luis Pot...

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The aviatrix  by Violet Marsh

The aviatrix

Violet Marsh

Book

"Saint Louis, 1923. The golden age of flight has just begun, and pilot Mattie McAdams refuses to cede the skies to cocky flyboys. She longs to perform daring stunts in her family's flying circus, but the men in her life stand in her way--including the...

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The abduction of Pretty Penny  by Leonard S. Goldberg

The abduction of Pretty Penny

Leonard S. Goldberg

Book

"Joanna and the Watsons are called in by the Whitechapel Playhouse to find Pretty Penny, a lovely young actress who has gone missing without reason or notice. While on their search, the trio is asked by Scotland Yard to join in the hunt for a vicious...

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Let's not & say we did  by Elizabeth Hayley

Let's not & say we did

Elizabeth Hayley

Book

"There are no more secrets looming between Taylor and Ransom. But sometimes, the truth can be just as damaging. After an encounter in an alley with Taylor's ex, Brad, goes horribly wrong, the pair has to decide how far they're willing to go to stay t...

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Somebody's voice  by Ramsey Campbell

Somebody's voice

Ramsey Campbell

Book

"Alex Grand is a successful crime novelist until his latest book is condemned for appropriating the experience of victims of abuse. In a bid to rescue his reputation he ghostwrites a memoir of abuse on behalf of a survivor, Carl Batchelor. Carl's acc...

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Jewel of the Nile  by Tessa Afshar

Jewel of the Nile

Tessa Afshar

Book

"Whispered secrets about her parents' past take on new urgency for Chariline as she pays one last visit to the land of her forefathers, the ancient kingdom of Cush. Raised as an orphan by her aunt, Chariline has only been told a few pieces of her par...

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Message in the sand  by Hannah Roberts McKinnon

Message in the sand

Hannah Roberts McKinnon

Book

"Wendell Combs is as local as they come. Born and raised in the small town of Saybrook, Connecticut, his venture into the larger world was met with heartbreak. Now, middle-aged and a confirmed bachelor, he seeks solitude from his tour of duty as a soldier...

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The queer principles of Kit Webb  by Cat Sebastian

The queer principles of Kit Webb

Cat Sebastian

Book

"Kit Webb has left his stand-and-deliver days behind him. But dreary days at his coffee shop have begun to make him pine for the heady rush of thievery. When a handsome yet arrogant aristocrat storms into his shop, Kit quickly realizes he may be unable...

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The mixtape  by Brittainy C. Cherry

The mixtape

Brittainy C. Cherry

Book

"Emery has never felt more alone. Raising her daughter is both her pleasure and her pain as she struggles to hold on to her job as a bartender and keep a roof over their heads. With no one to help them--no support system--any unexpected expense or late...

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Shutter  by Melissa Larsen

Shutter

Melissa Larsen

Book

"In the wake of her father's death, Betty Roux doesn't allow herself to mourn. Instead, she pushes away her mother, breaks up with her boyfriend, and leaves everything behind to move to New York City. She doesn't know what she wants, except to run. When...

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The inside man  by James (Senior reporter) Phelps

The inside man

James (Senior reporter) Phelps

Book

"He was under no illusions about who his companions on this journey were. Shaved heads, neck tattoos, bulging biceps, scars, noses that had been broken too many times - these were hardened men who had committed crimes serious enough to warrant a stay...

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Beyond  by Mercedes Lackey

Beyond

Mercedes Lackey

Book

"Duke Kordas Valdemar, the ruler of a small, bucolic duchy within the Eastern Empire, formulates a plan to allow him and his people to flee from the Empire's militant and tyrannical leaders after a mage discovers a way to place a Gate so far from the...

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The hive  by Gregg Olsen

The hive

Gregg Olsen

Book

"In the Pacific Northwest, police officer Lindsay Jackman is investigating the murder of a young journalist. Lindsay learns the victim was writing an exposé on a charismatic wellness guru. Marnie Spellman built a cosmetics empire and became a legend,...

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The center of everything  by Jamie Harrison

The center of everything

Jamie Harrison

Book

"While recovering from a traumatic head injury, Polly Schuster struggles to find her way through one chaotic week in July when her entire extended family descends upon the bucolic town of Livingston, Montana for their annual gathering. As she contents...

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The girl who died  by 1976- author. Ragnar Jónasson

The girl who died

1976- author. Ragnar Jónasson

Book

"Una is devastated after the suicide of her father. So when she sees an advert seeking a teacher for two girls in Skalar on the storm-battered north coast of the island, she sees it as a chance to escape. But once she arrives, Una quickly realises nothing...

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The Hollywood spiral  by Paul Neilan

The Hollywood spiral

Paul Neilan

Book

"In the near future, after the internet grinds to a halt amid a wave of cyber-attacks, a company named Zodiac steps in to replace it with an evolved, augmented-reality version called The Grid. Harrigan, a hard-drinking private detective living as off-Grid...

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The damage  by Caitlin Wahrer

The damage

Caitlin Wahrer

Book

"When a small-town family is pushed to the brink, how far will they go to protect one of their own? Tony has always looked out for his younger brother, Nick. So when he's called to a hospital bed where Nick is lying battered and bruised after a violent...

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Boundless  by Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

Boundless

Jack (Naval officer) Campbell

Book

"Admiral John 'Black Jack' Geary may have saved the Alliance only to destroy it... Geary believed in the Alliance. Even when he uncovered overwhelming evidence that the highest echelons of the government and fleet command were involved in secret programs...

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Night, neon  by Joyce Carol Oates

Night, neon

Joyce Carol Oates

Book

"Presents nine tales of psyches puyshed to their limits by the expectations of everyday life--from a woman who gets lost on her drive home to her plush suburban home and ends up breaking into a stranger's house, to a first-person account of a cloned ...

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The cherry tree summer  by Kitty Glanville

The cherry tree summer

Kitty Glanville

Book

"When tragedy struck twenty-five years ago, Martha Morgan lost everything. Once a member of one of the UK's most prestigious bands, she now lives in solitude in the beautiful small village of Dordogne. In attempt to piece her life back together Martha...

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The last bookshop in London  by Madeline Martin

The last bookshop in London

Madeline Martin

Book

"Inspired by the true World War II history of the few bookshops to survive the Blitz, The Last Bookshop in London is a timeless story of wartime loss, love and the enduring power of literature. August 1939: London prepares for war as Hitler's forces ...

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The clockmaker's wife  by Daisy Wood

The clockmaker's wife

Daisy Wood

Book

"The world is at war. And time is running out... London, 1940. Britain is gripped by the terror of the Blitz, forcing Nell Spelman to flee the capital with her young daughter - leaving behind her husband, Arthur, the clockmaker who keeps Big Ben chiming....

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Everything's perfect  by Nicole Kennedy

Everything's perfect

Nicole Kennedy

Book

"Cassie Holliday is the wildly popular mum behind the Instgram handle @TheHappyHolidays. She raises her twins gender neutral, is married to financier James, and lives the perfect life in the countryside. With her merchandise flying off the shelves and...

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Rabbits  by Terry Miles

Rabbits

Terry Miles

Book

"Rabbits is a secret, dangerous, and occasionally fatal underground alternate reality game, where the prizes are unclear but may involve vast sums of money, NSA or CIA recruitment, or perhaps even the key to unlocking the secrets of the universe itself....

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Chasing the Italian dream  by Jo (Journalist) Thomas

Chasing the Italian dream

Jo (Journalist) Thomas

Book

"Lucia has worked hard as a lawyer in Wales, aiming for a big promotion she hopes will shortly come her way. Finally taking a well-earned break at her grandparents' house in southern Italy, the sunshine, lemon trees and her nonna's mouth-watering cooking...

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Digging up dirt  by Pamela (Fiction writer) Hart

Digging up dirt

Pamela (Fiction writer) Hart

Book

"When your builder finds bones under the floor of your heritage home, what do you do? For TV researcher Poppy McGowan, the first step is to find out if the bones are human (which means calling in the cops and delaying her renovations) or animal (whic...

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Tempus fury  by Dana Fredsti

Tempus fury

Dana Fredsti

Book

"Time shatters into shards of the past, present, and future. A group of survivors dodges threats from across history to locate the source and repair the damage before it's too late. It's called the Event. An unimaginable cataclysm in the 23rd century...

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Lesson in red  by Maria Hummel

Lesson in red

Maria Hummel

Book

"Brenae Brazil is a rising star at Los Angeles Art College, the most prestigious art school in the country, and a pupil of the institution's equally famous and influential director, Hal Giroux. Brenae's path to art world stardom is all but assured, so...

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The unforgiven  by Heather Graham

The unforgiven

Heather Graham

Book

"Twelve years after the grisly murder of her parents, a shadow creeps in from Kaitlyn Delaney's past, reminding her that she will never completely escape its terrifying grip. When private investigator Dan Oliver is called to the scene of a gruesome crime...

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Dust off the bones  by Paul Howarth

Dust off the bones

Paul Howarth

Book

"In 1890, estranged brothers Tommy and Billy McBride are living far apart in Queensland, each dealing with the trauma that destroyed their family in different ways. Now 21, Billy bottles his guilt and justifies his crimes while attempting to revive h...

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Writing a wrong  by Betty Hechtman

Writing a wrong

Betty Hechtman

Book

"As a writer for hire, Veronica Blackstone puts her keyboard to use to help others. That includes writing advertising copy for local businesses, and love letters for those needing romantic help. Tony Richards needs the latter. Debonair, charismatic, ...

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Murder at Standing Stone Manor  by Eric Brown

Murder at Standing Stone Manor

Eric Brown

Book

"Newlyweds Donald Langham and Maria Dupré have moved to the country. They're excited about starting a new life in the picturesque village of Ingoldby-over-Water - and about meeting their new neighbours. But they've barely moved into Yew Tree Cottage when...

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Brass lives  by Chris Nickson

Brass lives

Chris Nickson

Book

"Leeds, June 1913. Deputy Chief Constable Tom Harper is a busy man. He's overseeing a national suffragist pilgrimage due in Leeds that his wife Annabelle intends to join, and his daughter Mary has exciting plans of her own. Then a letter arrives from...

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Murder in an orchard cemetary  by Cora Harrison

Murder in an orchard cemetary

Cora Harrison

Book

"1920s. Cork, Ireland. The Reverend Mother regrets the bishop's decision to invite the five candidates for the position of Alderman of the City Council to join them for their annual retreat. Constantly accosted by ambitious, would-be politicians hoping...

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Best kept secrets  by Gwen Florio

Best kept secrets

Gwen Florio

Book

"Nora Best is done running. She's heading to her hometown of Chateau, to the grand Quail House, to stay with her mother and claim the great American privilege of starting over. But she might find it is hard to start over when the past is catching up ....

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Deadly delights  by Laura Jensen Walker

Deadly delights

Laura Jensen Walker

Book

"August in Lake Potawatomi, Wisconsin, always means one thing: the annual baking contest. Picture The Great British Baking Show, writ Midwestern. It's a huge draw for the upper crust of Wisconsin pastry aficionados. And, of course, bon vivant...

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China roses  by Jo Bannister

China roses

Jo Bannister

Book

"No one ever said: "See Norbold and die." So why would a man from DC Hazel Best's past cross England in order to get himself beaten senseless in this uninspiring Midlands town? Everyone assumes he was looking for Hazel. She can't think why he would; and...

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An untidy death  by Simon Brett

An untidy death

Simon Brett

Book

"When Alexandra Richards approaches professional declutterer Ellen Curtis to ask her to help sort out her mother's chaotic flat, Ellen gets the impression Alexandra doesn't like her mother very much. But when Ingrid Richards' body is discovered in he...

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Masters of Rome  by Gordon Doherty

Masters of Rome

Gordon Doherty

Book

"Their rivalry will change the world forever. As competition for the imperial throne intensifies, Constantine and Maxentius realise their childhood friendship cannot last. Each man struggles to control their respective quadrant of empire, battered by...

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The art of betrayal  by Connie (Novelist) Berry

The art of betrayal

Connie (Novelist) Berry

Book

"Antiques dealer Kate Hamilton is spending the month of May in the Suffolk village of Long Barston, enjoying time with Detective Inspector Tom Mallory. While attending the May Fair, the annual pageant based on a well-known Anglo-Saxon folktale, a body...

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The coward / Stephen Aryan. by Stephen Aryan

The coward / Stephen Aryan.

Stephen Aryan

Book

"Who will take up the mantle and slay the evil in the Frozen North, saving all from death and destruction? Not Kell Kressida, he's done his part... Kell Kressia is a legend, a celebrity, a hero. Aged just seventeen he set out on an epic quest with a band...

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Sons of valor  by Brian Andrews

Sons of valor

Brian Andrews

Book

"Navy SEAL Keith 'Chunk' Redman has been one of the military's top doorkickers since the day he pinned on his trident: loyal, single-minded, lethal. Tasked to lead a new, covert team of Tier One SEALs--the most elite special operators in the world--Chunk...

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Honeycomb  by Joanne Harris

Honeycomb

Joanne Harris

Book

"The toymaker who wants to create the perfect wife; the princess whose heart is won by words, not actions; the tiny dog whose confidence far outweighs his size; and the sinister Lacewing King who rules over the Silken Folk. These are just a few of the...

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The Jasmine throne  by Tasha Suri

The Jasmine throne

Tasha Suri

Book

"Set in a world inspired by historical India, The Jasmine Throne begins a sweeping new epic fantasy trilogy in which a captive princess and a servant in possession of forbidden magic become unlikely allies--and eventually, much more than allies--on a...

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Two women in Rome  by Elizabeth Buchan

Two women in Rome

Elizabeth Buchan

Book

"Lottie Archer arrives in Rome excited to begin her new job as an archivist. When she discovers a valuable fifteenth-century painting, she is drawn to find out more about the woman who left it behind, Nina Lawrence. Nina seems to have led a rewarding...

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We were not men  by Campbell Mattinson

We were not men

Campbell Mattinson

Book

"This is a story about love. About the love that nine-year-old twins Jon and Eden Hardacre have for their mum, for the creek that they swim in, for each other - this is the love that they trust, that's clear and pure as sunlight, as honey, as water. But...

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Haven Point  by Virginia Hume

Haven Point

Virginia Hume

Book

"In 1944, Maren Larsen is a blonde beauty from a small Minnesota farming town, determined to do her part to help the war effort - and to see the world beyond her family's cornfields. As a cadet nurse at Walter Reed Medical Center, she's swept off her...

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The answer to everything  by Luke Kennard

The answer to everything

Luke Kennard

Book

"Emily should be happy. She has a nice husband (even if they rarely speak to each other, let alone sleep in the same bed), two little boys she loves (even if a full night's sleep is a distant memory) - and now, a brand-new house in which they can live...

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Inferno! : Volume 6.

Inferno! : Volume 6.

Book

"Inferno! Volume 6 showcases some of the best new fiction from across Warhammer's many universes: from the unending darkness of the war-torn 41st Millennium, to the gang-infested Underhive of Necromunda, through to the tumultuous lands of the Chaos-r...

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Priest of gallows  by Peter McLean

Priest of gallows

Peter McLean

Book

"Tomas Piety has everything he ever wanted. In public he's a wealthy, highly respected businessman, happily married to a beautiful woman and governor of his home city of Ellinburg. In private, he's no longer a gang lord, head of the Pious Men, but one...

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Murder at Madame Tussads  by Jim Eldridge

Murder at Madame Tussads

Jim Eldridge

Book

"London, 1896. Madame Tussauds opens to find one of its nightwatchmen decapitated and his colleague nowhere to be found. To the police, the case seems simple: one killed the other and fled, but workers at the museum aren't convinced. Although forbidden...

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I don't forgive you  by Aggie Blum Thompson

I don't forgive you

Aggie Blum Thompson

Book

"An accomplished photographer and the devoted mom of an adorable little boy, Allie Ross has just moved to an upscale DC suburb, the kind of place where parenting feels like a competitive sport. Allie's desperate to make a good first impression. Then ...

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A past that breathes  by Noel A. Obiora

A past that breathes

Noel A. Obiora

Book

"In January 1995, a promising young musician was found murdered in her apartment in West Los Angeles. There were no eyewitnesses to the crime, but someone saw her arguing with her ex-boyfriend, an African American man, the day before she was found dead....

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The good neighbours  by Nina Allan

The good neighbours

Nina Allan

Book

"Cath is a photographer hoping to go freelance, working in a record shop to pay the rent and eking out her time with her manager Steve. He thinks her photography is detective work, drawing attention to things that would otherwise pass unseen and maybe...

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Castle shade  by Laurie R. King

Castle shade

Laurie R. King

Book

"A queen, a castle, a dark and ageless threat--all await Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes in this chilling new adventure. The queen is Marie of Roumania: the doubly royal granddaughter to Victoria, Empress of the British Empire, and Alexander II, Tsar...

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Red milk  by 1962- author. Sjón

Red milk

1962- author. Sjón

Book

"Gunnar Kampen grew up in Reykjavik during the Second World War in a household strongly opposed to Hitler and his views. Doted on by his mother and two older sisters and with a degree from a business college, he is well set in life. And yet, in the spring...

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Sankofa  by Chibundu Onuzo

Sankofa

Chibundu Onuzo

Book

"Anna grew up in England with her white mother and knowing very little about her African father. In middle age, after separating from her husband and with her daughter all grown up, she finds herself alone and wondering who she really is. Her mother's...

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Love for beginners  by Jill Shalvis

Love for beginners

Jill Shalvis

Book

"Emma Harris wakes up from a coma to learn that her fiancé and her BFF have fallen in love-- and she's lost her job. The life she knew is gone, but she's grateful to be alive. Desperate for a new start, Emma opens a doggy day care. The only space she...

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The bullet  by Iris Johansen

The bullet

Iris Johansen

Book

"After being divorced from Joe Quinn for many years, Diane Connors abruptly returns to disrupt his life by begging his current wife, Eve Duncan, to do her a favor. Diane is on the run with a secret that will not only put Eve in danger but make her ch...

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Pack up the moon  by Kristan Higgins

Pack up the moon

Kristan Higgins

Book

"Twelve letters. That's what Lauren decides to leave her husband when she finds out she's dying. Twelve letters to see him through the first year without her, and to lead him on a heartrending, beautiful, often humorous journey to find happiness agai...

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Should we stay or should we go  by Lionel Shriver

Should we stay or should we go

Lionel Shriver

Book

"When her father dies, Kay Wilkinson can't cry. Over ten years, Alzheimer's had steadily eroded this erudite man. Surely one's own father passing should never come as such a relief? Both healthy and vital medical professionals in their early fifties,...

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Fragile  by Sarah Hilary

Fragile

Sarah Hilary

Book

"Nell Ballard is a runaway. A former foster child with a dark secret she is desperate to keep, all Nell wants is to find a place she can belong. So when a job comes up at Starling Villas, home to the enigmatic Robin Wilder, she seizes the opportunity...

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All human wisdom  by Pierre Lemaitre

All human wisdom

Pierre Lemaitre

Book

"February, 1927. The great and the good of Paris gathers to attend the funeral of the powerful millionaire, Marcel Pericourt. His daughter, Madeleine, is poised to take charge of his financial empire, but it seems fate has other plans for her. Her young...

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The invitation  by A. M. Castle

The invitation

A. M. Castle

Book

"Thirteen guests. One killer. No escape. On an island on the coast of Cornwall, cut off from the mainland by the tides for most of the day, thirteen old friends meet at Tregowan Castle for a weekend of revelry. By the next evening only twelve are still...

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Blackheart knights  by Laure Eve

Blackheart knights

Laure Eve

Book

"Imagine a city where a young, magic-touched bastard astonishes everyone by becoming king - albeit with extreme reluctance - and a girl with a secret past trains to become a knight for the sole purpose of vengeance. Imagine a city where magic is illegal...

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Talk to me  by T. Coraghessan Boyle

Talk to me

T. Coraghessan Boyle

Book

"How far would you go to save someone you love? And what if that someone was ... not exactly human? Guy Schermerhorn, brilliant young professor of psychology and disciple of the pioneering Dr Moncrieff, is making a name for himself on the talk show c...

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The perfect nanny  by Karen (Fiction writer) Clarke

The perfect nanny

Karen (Fiction writer) Clarke

Book

"You trust her with your home, your husband, your baby... but she is about to destroy it all. Sophy Pemberton is struggling to cope with the pressures of becoming a new mother. Her nine-month-old son never settles in her arms and the unrelenting tiredness...

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Time is running out  by Michael (Crime fiction writer) Wood

Time is running out

Michael (Crime fiction writer) Wood

Book

"You're a survivor, aren't you, Matilda? But what's the point in surviving when everyone around you is dead? When DCI Matilda Darke receives a mysterious telephone call, she immediately dismisses the threat. Afterall the Homicide and Major Enquiries team...

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For the wolf  by Hannah Whitten

For the wolf

Hannah Whitten

Book

"As the only Second Daughter born in centuries, Red has one purpose--to be sacrificed to the Wolf in the Wood in the hope he'll return the world's captured gods. Red is almost relieved to go. Plagued by a dangerous power she can't control, at least she...

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Shards of Earth  by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Shards of Earth

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Book

"Idris has neither aged nor slept since they remade him in the war. And one of humanity's heroes now scrapes by on a freelance salvage vessel, to avoid the attention of greater powers. After Earth was destroyed, mankind created a fighting elite to save...

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The House of Styx  by Derek Künsken

The House of Styx

Derek Künsken

Book

"Life can exist anywhere. And anywhere there is life, there is home. In the swirling clouds of Venus, the families of La Colonie live on floating plant-like trawlers, salvaging what they can in the fierce acid rain and crackling storms. Outside is da...

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The broken hearts honeymoon  by Lisa Dickenson

The broken hearts honeymoon

Lisa Dickenson

Book

"When disaster strikes, adventure calls. Charlotte had a plan. The perfect country wedding, followed by a month-long honeymoon in Japan, but when her fiance starts having second thoughts, she knows there's no choice but to call off the wedding. Charlotte...

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The summer seekers  by Sarah Morgan

The summer seekers

Sarah Morgan

Book

"Kathleen is eighty years old. After a run-in with an intruder, her children want her to move into a residential home. She's not having any of it. What she craves - needs - is adventure. Liza is drowning under the daily stress of family life. The last...

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