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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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Witch wood  by John Buchan

Witch wood

John Buchan

Book

"Set amidst the religious struggles of the 17th century, this is the story of a young minister's return to the town of his birth. There he finds a coven of Satan worshippers and falls deeply in love with one of their victims in a struggle for right a...

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Grandmaster of demonic cultivation = Mo dao zu shi. 2  by author Moxiangtongxiu

Grandmaster of demonic cultivation = Mo dao zu shi. 2

author Moxiangtongxiu

Book

"Following the trail of a dismembered corpse, Wei Wuxian and Lan Wangji arrive at the gates of Yi City: an old, abandoned town shrouded in mist and restless spirits. A fiendish foe awaits them in the shadows, heralding a tale of heartbreak and tragedy....

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Summer fever  by Kate Riordan

Summer fever

Kate Riordan

Book

"Nick and Laura are the hosts: pretending their marriage isn't on the rocks. Madison and Bastian are the guests: neither is remotely who they claim to be. Under the scorching Mediterranean sun, no secret is safe. No betrayal goes unnoticed. Two couples....

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The Emma Project  by Sonali Dev

The Emma Project

Sonali Dev

Book

"Emma gets a fresh Indian-American twist from award-winning author Sonali Dev in her heartwarmingly irresistible Jane Austen inspired rom com series. No one can call Vansh Raje's life anything but charmed. Handsome - Vogue has declared him California's...

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Razzmatazz  by Christopher Moore

Razzmatazz

Christopher Moore

Book

"San Francisco, 1947. Bartender Sammy 'Two Toes' Tiffin and the rest of the Cookie's Coffee Irregulars, a ragtag bunch of working mugs last seen in Noir, are on the hustle: they're trying to open a driving school for Chinatown residents; shanghai an ...

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With prejudice  by Robin Peguero

With prejudice

Robin Peguero

Book

"Gabriel Soto is a social recluse accused of the murder of Melina Mora, a free-spirited and deeply loved young woman. At the center of the media spotlight is Sandy Grunwald, an ambitious young female prosecutor whose political fortunes depend on her using...

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Thrown  by Sara (Broadcast journalist) Cox

Thrown

Sara (Broadcast journalist) Cox

Book

"Becky: a single mum who prides herself on her independence. She knows from painful experience that men are trouble. Louise: a loving husband, gorgeous kids. She ought to feel more grateful. Jameela: all she's ever done is work hard, and try her best....

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Bloomsbury girls  by Natalie Jenner

Bloomsbury girls

Natalie Jenner

Book

"Bloomsbury Books is an old-fashioned new and rare book store that has persisted and resisted change for a hundred years, run by men and guided by the general manager's unbreakable fifty-one rules. But in 1950, the world is changing, especially the world...

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Notes on your sudden disappearance  by Alison Espach

Notes on your sudden disappearance

Alison Espach

Book

"The summer before Sally Holt starts the eighth grade begins as a gloriously uneventful one, full of family trips to the beach and long afternoons at the local pool with her older sister Kathy, which they mostly use as an excuse to ogle Billy Barnes,...

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We measure the earth with our bodies  by Tsering Yangzom Lama

We measure the earth with our bodies

Tsering Yangzom Lama

Book

"In the wake of China's invasion of Tibet throughout the 1950s, Lhamo and her younger sister, Tenkyi, arrive at a refugee camp in Nepal. They survived the dangerous journey across the Himalayas, but their parents did not. As Lhamo - haunted by the loss...

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My summer darlings  by May Cobb

My summer darlings

May Cobb

Book

"Three lifelong friends plus a dangerous, sexy new stranger in town add up to a scorching summer of manipulation, obsession, and murder, from the acclaimed author of The Hunting Wives. A woman in the forest thinks she's going to die. I know he's coming...

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Thrill of the hunt  by Rita Mae Brown

Thrill of the hunt

Rita Mae Brown

Book

"It's the start of fox hunting season and Sister is training a new generation of hounds in eager anticipation of Opening Hunt. But before they make it to that exciting day, several members of the hunt club receive ominous videos in which they appear to...

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In the blood  by Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

In the blood

Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

Book

"A woman boards a plane in the African country of Burkina Faso having just completed a targeted assassination for the state of Israel. Two minutes later, her plane is blown out of the sky. Over 6,000 miles away, former Navy SEAL James Reece watches the...

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No less the devil  by Stuart MacBride

No less the devil

Stuart MacBride

Book

"It's been seventeen months since the Bloodsmith butchered his first victim and Operation Maypole is still no nearer catching him. The media is whipping up a storm, the top brass are demanding results, but the investigation is sinking fast. Now isn't...

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The lost summers of Newport  by Beatriz Williams

The lost summers of Newport

Beatriz Williams

Book

"2019: Andie Figuero is a producer of Mansion Makeover, a popular reality show about restoring America's most lavish historic houses. Lucia 'Lucky' Sprague, who still lives in Sprague Hall in Newport, Rhode Island, will only allow the show to go forward...

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Something wilder  by Christina Lauren

Something wilder

Christina Lauren

Book

"Growing up the daughter of notorious treasure hunter and absentee father Duke Wilder left Lily without much patience for the profession . . . or much money in the bank. But Lily is nothing if not resourceful, and now uses Duke's coveted hand-drawn maps...

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Beach house summer  by Sarah Morgan

Beach house summer

Sarah Morgan

Book

"When Joanna Whitman's famous ex-husband dies in a car accident, she doesn't know what to feel ... But when she discovers that the young woman with him in the crash is pregnant, Joanna feels compelled to act ... Ashley Blake can't believe it when Joa...

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The bladed faith  by David Dalglish

The bladed faith

David Dalglish

Book

"Cyrus was fourteen when his gods were slain, his country invaded, and his parents - the king and queen - beheaded in front of him. After years held prisoner in the invader's court, a mysterious group of revolutionaries breaks him free and gives him the...

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Wolf  by Herbert Jay Stern

Wolf

Herbert Jay Stern

Book

"The story begins as World War I is ending, when the fictional character Friedrich Richard meets Hitler in the mental ward of Germany's Pasewalk Hospital. Hitler, a.k.a. Wolf, is an army corporal suffering from hysterical blindness. Unable to see or care...

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The favor  by Nora Murphy

The favor

Nora Murphy

Book

"A gripping debut domestic suspense novel, Nora Murphy's thrilling The Favor explores with compassion and depth what can happen when women pushed to the limit take matters into their own hands. Staying is dangerous. Leaving could be worse. Leah and M...

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Elektra  by Jennifer Saint

Elektra

Jennifer Saint

Book

"Three women, tangled in an ancient curse. When Clytemnestra marries Agamemnon, she ignores the insidious whispers about his family line, the House of Atreus. But when, on the eve of the Trojan War, Agamemnon betrays Clytemnestra in the most unimaginable...

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Daniel's final week  by Donna VanLiere

Daniel's final week

Donna VanLiere

Book

"After his apparent resurrection, beloved leader Victor Quade is hailed internationally as God. Yet when Victor mandates that everything from purchasing groceries to seeing a doctor will require a mark of allegiance to him, Emma Grady and her friends...

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How I learned to hate in Ohio  by David MacLean

How I learned to hate in Ohio

David MacLean

Book

"In the rural Ohio of the late 1980s, social outcast Barry Nadler begins his freshman year of high school with low expectations. He resolves to go unnoticed as much as possible, until his world is upended by the arrival of Gurbaksh Singh, Gary for short,...

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Deep water  by Emma Bamford

Deep water

Emma Bamford

Book

"When a Navy vessel comes across a yacht in distress in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean, Captain Danial Tengku orders his ship to rush to its aid. On board the yacht is a British couple: a horribly injured man, Jake, and his traumatized wife, Virginie,...

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Amongst our weapons  by Ben Aaronovitch

Amongst our weapons

Ben Aaronovitch

Book

"There is a world hidden underneath this great city. The London Silver Vaults - for well over a century, the largest collection of silver for sale in the world. It has more locks than the Bank of England and more cameras than a celebrity punch-up. No...

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Stringers  by Chris Panatier

Stringers

Chris Panatier

Book

"A genius is abducted by an alien bounty-hunter for the location of a powerful inter-dimensional object. Trouble is, he can't remember a thing. One thing he knows is the location of the Chime. What it is or why it's important, he can't say. But this ...

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Never a duke  by Grace Burrowes

Never a duke

Grace Burrowes

Book

"Ned Wentworth will be forever grateful to the family that plucked him from the streets and gave him a home, even though polite society still whispers years later about his questionable past. Precisely because of Ned's connections in low places, Lady...

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A Scot is not enough  by Gina Conkle

A Scot is not enough

Gina Conkle

Book

"Decent and ambitious, Alexander Sloane is finally a finger's breadth from achieving the government post he's worked towards for years. A minor task monitoring Bow Street funds for the Crown is his final hurdle. But he discovers more than he bargains...

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Kaikeyi  by Vaishnavi Patel

Kaikeyi

Vaishnavi Patel

Book

""I was born on the full moon under an auspicious constellation, the holiest of positions-much good it did me." So begins Kaikeyi's tale. The only daughter of the kingdom of Kekaya, she is raised on grand stories about the might and benevolence of the...

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Caught on film  by Tom Seigel

Caught on film

Tom Seigel

Book

"Brandon Newman, the only child to survive the Oklahoma City bombing and now the latest box office heartthrob, has his pick of the best scripts in Hollywood, but the part he wants most is the one he can't have--the troubled teenage misfit famously banned...

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The vanishing type  by Ellery Adams

The vanishing type

Ellery Adams

Book

"While January snow falls outside in Miracle Springs, North Carolina, Nora Pennington is encouraging customers to cozy up indoors with a good book. Even though the shop and her bibliotherapy sessions keep Nora busy during the day, her nights are a little...

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After everything you did  by Stephanie Sowden

After everything you did

Stephanie Sowden

Book

"It ends with a car crash. Two women, both maimed, their long blonde hair matted with blood. It begins with waking up, in an unfamiliar hospital bed. Bright lights, nurses - and handcuffs. She is told her name is Reeta Doe, and that she's been in an ...

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Nettle & Bone  by T. Kingfisher

Nettle & Bone

T. Kingfisher

Book

"This isn't a fairytale where the princess marries a prince. It's one where she kills him... After years of seeing her sisters suffer at the hands of an abusive prince, Marra--the shy, convent-raised, third-born daughter--has finally realized that no...

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The grass hotel  by Craig Sherborne

The grass hotel

Craig Sherborne

Book

"Alone in the paddocks of his grass hotel, a man tends to his beloved horses, Socks and Boy. The voice of his mother -- accusatory, fragmenting from dementia -- haunts his every move, an excoriating reminder of his failures in the world of people. 'The...

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The prison minyan  by Jonathan Stone

The prison minyan

Jonathan Stone

Book

"Otisville prison in upstate New York is the prison of choice for white-collar Jewish offenders. There's a Talmudic study group, a prayer group, a kosher deli, and the prisoners know how to game the system. When a convicted celebrity arrives, though,...

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Rouge street  by Xuetao Shuang

Rouge street

Xuetao Shuang

Book

"An inventor dreams of escaping his drab surroundings in a flying machine. A criminal, trapped beneath a frozen lake, fights a giant fish. A strange girl pledges to ignite a field of sorghum stalks. Rouge Street presents three novellas by Shuang Xuetao,...

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The last party  by Cassidy Lucas

The last party

Cassidy Lucas

Book

"For Los Angeleno Dani Sanders, turning 50 seems like one more disappointment. Her career has stalled, her nineteen-year-old daughter with developmental issues is regressing, and Dani's ex-husband Craig, a fertility doctor worshipped by Hollywood's elite,...

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Animal person  by Alexander (Alexander D.) MacLeod

Animal person

Alexander (Alexander D.) MacLeod

Book

"Alexander MacLeod's highly anticipated second collection carries us to the edge and then waits, for just a second, in that pure moment of stillness between desire and action."--

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Things they lost  by Okwiri Oduor

Things they lost

Okwiri Oduor

Book

"This astonishing, devastating debut novel, riven through with mystery and magic, tells the story of a lonely girl living in a small African town and her struggle to free herself from her mercurial, charming mother. Ayosa is a wandering spirit- joyou...

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Marrying the ketchups  by Jennifer Close

Marrying the ketchups

Jennifer Close

Book

"An irresistible comedy of manners about three generations of a Chicago restaurant family and the private jokes, ancient grudges, broken hearts, and deep, abiding love that feeds them all. Here are the three things the Sullivan family knows to be true:...

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Search : a memoir with recipes by Dana Louise Potowski  by Michelle Huneven

Search : a memoir with recipes by Dana Louise Potowski

Michelle Huneven

Book

"Dana Potowski is a restaurant critic and food writer and a longtime member of a progressive Unitarian Universalist congregation in Southern California. Just as she's finishing the book tour for her latest bestseller, Dana is asked to join the church...

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Housebreaking  by Colleen Hubbard

Housebreaking

Colleen Hubbard

Book

"After years of being away and with both of her parents gone, Del's life is feeling stagnant. Living with her father's ex-boyfriend and recently fired from her cleaning job, it's almost a relief when she hears from her uncle who says he'll pay her for...

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If you're happy  by Fiona (Australian writer) Robertson

If you're happy

Fiona (Australian writer) Robertson

Book

"The stories in this impressive, thoughtful collection explore the human heart and its desire and capacity for joy. A divorced woman discovers a growing sinkhole in her yard, a lonely man finds an abandoned toddler, a second wife in a fundamentalist ...

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One-shot Harry  by Gary Phillips

One-shot Harry

Gary Phillips

Book

"Los Angeles, 1963: African American Korean War veteran Harry Ingram earns a living as a news photographer and occasional process server: chasing police radio calls and dodging baseball bats. With racial tensions running high on the eve of Martin Luther...

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Back to the country  by Mandy Magro

Back to the country

Mandy Magro

Book

"Country singer Indigo Nash has it all, except love... At the height of her musical career, Indigo should be nothing but happy. But Indi is disillusioned with show business, finding herself depressed and lonely. When she reaches breaking point, a simple...

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Go back at once  by Robert Aickman

Go back at once

Robert Aickman

Book

"Go Back at Once, completed by Robert Aickman in August 1975, is a previously unpublished novel set in the 1920s telling the story of two young English women, Cressida Hazeborough and her friend Vivien. The story really begins when Cressida asks, 'Vivien,...

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Future perfect  by Felicia Yap

Future perfect

Felicia Yap

Book

"A bomb has exploded during a fashion show, killing a beautiful model on the catwalk. The murderer is still at large... and he may strike again. Yet this is the least of Police Commissioner Christian Verger's worries. His fiancée Viola has left him. He...

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Mestiza blood  by V. Castro

Mestiza blood

V. Castro

Book

"A short story collection of nightmares, dreams, desire and visions centered around the Chicana experience. The stunning, star-reviewed V. Castro weaves urban legend, folklore, life experience and heartache in this intimate anthology of modern...

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Garden of sins  by Laura Joh Rowland

Garden of sins

Laura Joh Rowland

Book

"London, November 1890. Crime scene photographer Sarah Bain Barrett faces a perfect storm of events. She and her husband Detective Sergeant Barrett are riding on a train that crashes. While rescuing other passengers, they find a woman who's been strangled...

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In his own image  by Jérôme Ferrari

In his own image

Jérôme Ferrari

Book

"Born in a small town in Corsican countryside, Antonia grows up in a place of deeply-rooted traditions and strong family ties. When she's fourteen, her uncle, a priest, gives her a camera, changing the way she sees the world and igniting a passion fo...

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In the seeing hands of others  by Nat (Novelist) Ogle

In the seeing hands of others

Nat (Novelist) Ogle

Book

"You are about to enter a novel formed of documents and evidence. Here is the blog of a nurse on a dialysis ward attempting to live in the aftermath of bringing a rape trial to court in which the defendant was exonerated. Here are the transcripts of the...

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Long way home  by Lynn N. Austin

Long way home

Lynn N. Austin

Book

"Peggy Serrano couldn't wait for her best friend to come home from the war. But the Jimmy Barnett who returns is much different from the Jimmy who left, changed so drastically by his experience that he can barely function. When he attempts the unthinkable...

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Secrets  by Fern Michaels

Secrets

Fern Michaels

Book

"Every antique tells a story. Cullen and Luna Bodman learned that through their parents' furniture business. Now, with their restoration shop and café, they often find themselves at the center of those stories, unraveling mysteries for their clients....

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The latecomer  by Jean Hanff Korelitz

The latecomer

Jean Hanff Korelitz

Book

"The Oppenheimer triplets have been reared with every advantage: wealth, education, and the determined attention of at least one of their parents. But neither Harrison (the smart one), Lewyn (the weird one) nor Sally (the girl) suspects the devastating...

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The boardwalk bookshop  by Susan Mallery

The boardwalk bookshop

Susan Mallery

Book

"Bree, Mikki, and Ashley have opened a Boardwalk Bookshop and is business is thriving. Their personal lives - not so much. Bree has put walls around her wounded heart, but Ashley's brother might be able to break them down. Mikki is rebounding from di...

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A rip through time  by Kelley Armstrong

A rip through time

Kelley Armstrong

Book

"May 20, 2019: Homicide detective Mallory is in Edinburgh to be with her dying grandmother. While out on a jog one evening, Mallory hears a woman in distress. She's drawn to an alley, where she is attacked and loses consciousness... May 20, 1869: Hou...

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Nightwork  by Nora Roberts

Nightwork

Nora Roberts

Book

"Harry Booth started stealing at nine to keep a roof over his ailing mother's head, slipping into luxurious, empty homes at night to find items he could trade for precious cash. When his mother finally succumbed to cancer, he left Chicago - but kept up...

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The island  by Adrian McKinty

The island

Adrian McKinty

Book

"After moving from a small country town to Seattle, Heather Baxter marries Tom, a widowed doctor with a young son and teenage daughter. A working vacation overseas seems like the perfect way to bring the new family together, but once they're deep in ...

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Deep dive  by Ron Walters

Deep dive

Ron Walters

Book

"Still reeling from the failure of his last project, videogame developer Peter Banuk is working hard to ensure his next game doesn't meet the same fate. He desperately needs a win, not only to save his struggling company, but to justify the time he's...

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Mother country  by Jacinda Townsend

Mother country

Jacinda Townsend

Book

"Saddled with student loans, medical debt, and the sudden news of her infertility after a major car accident, Shannon, an African American woman, follows her boyfriend to Morocco in search of relief. There, in the cobblestoned medina of Marrakech, she...

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The lady tempts an heir  by Harper St. George

The lady tempts an heir

Harper St. George

Book

"Tall, dark, and brooding--to say that American Maxwell Crenshaw stood out in the glittering ballrooms of London is an understatement. He vowed never to set foot in England again, but when a summons from his father along with an ultimatum to secure his...

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Storm tide  by Wilbur A. Smith

Storm tide

Wilbur A. Smith

Book

"1774. Rob Courtney has spent his whole life in a quiet trading outpost on the east coast of Africa, dreaming of a life of adventure at sea. When his grandfather Jim Courtney dies, and the mysterious Captain Cornish calls into the fort, Rob takes his...

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The memory librarian  by Janelle Monáe

The memory librarian

Janelle Monáe

Book

"Janelle Monáe and an incredible array of talented collaborating creators have written a collection of tales comprising the bold vision and powerful themes that have made Monáe such a compelling and celebrated storyteller. Dirty Computer introduced a...

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The summer fair  by Heidi Swain

The summer fair

Heidi Swain

Book

"Beth loves her job working in a care home, looking after its elderly residents, but she doesn't love the cramped and dirty house-share she currently lives in. So, when she gets the opportunity to move to Nightingale Square, sharing a house with the ...

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Wrong place, wrong time  by Gillian McAllister

Wrong place, wrong time

Gillian McAllister

Book

"Late October. After midnight. You're waiting up for your seventeen-year-old son. He's late. As you watch from the window, he emerges, and you realize he isn't alone: he's walking toward a man, and he's armed. You can't believe it when you see him do...

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The immortal King Rao  by Vauhini Vara

The immortal King Rao

Vauhini Vara

Book

"Will you, dear Shareholder, set Athena free? ... Athena Rao must reckon with the memory of her father, King Rao - literally. Through biotechnological innovation, he has given her his memories. His Dalit childhood on an Indian coconut plantation in the...

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The hacienda  by Isabel Cañas

The hacienda

Isabel Cañas

Book

"Mexican Gothic meets Rebecca in this debut supernatural suspense novel, set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of Independence, about a remote house, dark secrets, and the woman pulled into their clutches... In the overthrow of the Mexican governme...

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Jameela Green ruins everything  by Zarqa Nawaz

Jameela Green ruins everything

Zarqa Nawaz

Book

"Jameela Green only has one wish. To see her memoir on the New York Times bestseller list. When her dream doesn't come true, she seeks spiritual guidance at her local mosque. New imam and recent immigrant Ibrahim Sultan is appalled by Jameela's shall...

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Finding grace  by Janis Thomas

Finding grace

Janis Thomas

Book

"California: Twelve-year-old Melanie has been in foster care her whole life, moving from home to home - unloved and unwanted. She has found a kind of happiness with her recent foster family, Delilah and Ray. But Melanie has a secret, one she knows she...

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Forbidden city  by Vanessa Hua

Forbidden city

Vanessa Hua

Book

"On the eve of China's Cultural Revolution and her sixteenth birthday, Mei dreams of becoming a model revolutionary. When the Communist Party recruits girls for a mysterious duty in the capital, she seizes the opportunity to escape her impoverished village....

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Dark circles  by Caite Dolan-Leach

Dark circles

Caite Dolan-Leach

Book

"Olivia Reed needed a break. She doesn't want to think about her name plastered on tabloids or be reminded of her recent meltdown on a Manhattan street. Her micromanaging publicist has just the thing in mind: A remote retreat in Upstate New York - the...

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In the between

In the between

Book

"In the Between collects seventeen prose short stories and two graphic stories written by a diversity of established and new American authors, all published since 2000. The stories feature protagonists entering adulthood who are navigating shifting c...

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Murder on Madison Square  by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Murder on Madison Square

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

Book

"Former policeman Frank Malloy is frustrated when a woman requests his private detective services to implicate her wealthy husband in adultery, the only legal grounds for divorce in New York state. Although Mrs. Bing seems genuinely distressed about ...

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Nobody but us  by Laure Van Rensburg

Nobody but us

Laure Van Rensburg

Book

"Steven Harding is a handsome, well-respected professor. Ellie Masterson is a wide-eyed young college student. Together, they are driving south from New York, for their first holiday: three days in an isolated cabin, far from the city. Ahead of them,...

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Sapphire  by Heather Burnside

Sapphire

Heather Burnside

Book

"Sophie and Kelsey have always had each other. When their mum is diagnosed with cancer and their dad fails to step up, they're forced to move into the care system. But Sophie knows they'll be okay as long as she's there to protect her sister. But when...

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True biz  by Sara Novic

True biz

Sara Novic

Book

"True biz (adj./exclamation; American Sign Language): really, seriously, definitely, real-talk ... True biz? The students at the River Valley School for the Deaf just want to hook up, pass their history finals, and have politicians, doctors, and their...

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Overboard  by Sara Paretsky

Overboard

Sara Paretsky

Book

"On her way home from an all-night surveillance job, V.I. Warshawski is led by her dogs on a mad chase that ends when they discover a badly injured teen hiding in the rocks along Lake Michigan. The girl only regains consciousness long enough to utter...

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The lioness  by Chris Bohjalian

The lioness

Chris Bohjalian

Book

"Tanzania, 1964. When Katie Barstow, A-list actress, and her new husband, David Hill, decide to bring their Hollywood friends to the Serengeti for their honeymoon, they envision giraffes gently eating leaves from the tall acacia trees, great swarms o...

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The summer place  by Jennifer Weiner

The summer place

Jennifer Weiner

Book

"When her stepdaughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. Headstrong Ruby has already set a date (just three months away!) and spoken to her beloved safta, Sarah's mother Veronica, about having the wedding...

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Quicksand of memory  by Michael J. Malone

Quicksand of memory

Michael J. Malone

Book

"Jenna is trying to rebuild her life after a series of disastrous relationships. Luke is struggling to provide a safe, loving home for his deceased partner's young son, following a devastating tragedy. When Jenna and Luke meet and fall in love, they ...

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Warhawk  by Chris Wraight

Warhawk

Chris Wraight

Book

"The Inner Walls are breached. Traitor vanguards tear towards the heart of the Palace, sensing victory. Desperate gambits are attempted: an unwilling saint is released into the ruins, as well as an enthusiastic sinner. A black sword rises, forged from...

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The exhibitionist  by Charlotte Mendelson

The exhibitionist

Charlotte Mendelson

Book

"The longer the marriage, the harder truth becomes . . . Meet the Hanrahan family, gathering for a momentous weekend as famous artist and notorious egoist Ray Hanrahan prepares for a new exhibition of his art - the first in many decades - and one he is...

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Tear down the throne  by Jennifer Estep

Tear down the throne

Jennifer Estep

Book

"Crown princess. Clever spy. Powerful mind magier. Gemma Ripley of Andvari is all those things - and determined to stop an enemy from using magical tearstone weapons to conquer her kingdom. Gemma's quest for answers leads her to a trade Summit between...

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Liarmouth  by John Waters

Liarmouth

John Waters

Book

"Marsha Sprinkle: Suitcase thief. Scammer. Master of disguise. Dogs and children hate her. Her own family wants her dead. She's smart, she's desperate, she's disturbed, and she's on the run with a big chip on her shoulder. They call her "Liarmouth" -...

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Daughters of the occupation  by Shelly Sanders

Daughters of the occupation

Shelly Sanders

Book

"On one extraordinary day in 1940, Miriam Talan's comfortable life is shattered. While she gives birth to her second child, a son she and her husband, Max, name Monya, the Soviets invade the Baltic state of Latvia and occupy the capital city of Riga,...

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The master craftsman  by Kelli Stuart

The master craftsman

Kelli Stuart

Book

"When Ava Laine's dying treasure-hunter father entrusts to her his mission to find a missing Fabergé egg, she has no idea how high the stakes will climb--or how her allegiances will be tested. Join the hunt in this lavish, dual-time narrative that plunges...

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The other mother  by Rachel M. Harper

The other mother

Rachel M. Harper

Book

"Raised by a single mother in Miami, Florida, Jenry Castillo, newly arrived at Brown University on a music scholarship, finds himself searching for information about his late father Jasper Patterson, an internationally recognized principal ballet dancer...

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Nonna Maria and the case of the missing bride  by Lorenzo Carcaterra

Nonna Maria and the case of the missing bride

Lorenzo Carcaterra

Book

"Nonna Maria has lived in Ischia, a little island in the Gulf of Naples, her entire life. Recognizable by the widow's black she's worn every day for decades, Maria always has pasta on the stove and espresso in the pot for the neighbors who stop by to...

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Aunt Dimity and the enchanted cottage  by Nancy Atherton

Aunt Dimity and the enchanted cottage

Nancy Atherton

Book

"It's early May in the small English village of Finch and the air is crackling with excitement: a newcomer is about to move into Pussywillows, a riverside cottage with a romantic reputation. Will the cottage's newest resident prove yet again its ench...

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Say you'll be my lady  by Kate Pembrooke

Say you'll be my lady

Kate Pembrooke

Book

"Lady Serena Wynter doesn't mind flirting with a bit of scandal--she's determined to ignore society's strictures and live life on her own fiercely independent terms. These days, she chooses to pour her passions into charitable causes with ladies in h...

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Never did the fire  by Diamela Eltit

Never did the fire

Diamela Eltit

Book

"Never Did the Fire unfolds in the humdrum of everyday working class existence, making the afterlife of an agitator that of anyone living next door. For one old couple, brought together years ago in an underground cell, the revolution has ended in a ...

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Relative justice  by Robert Whitlow

Relative justice

Robert Whitlow

Book

"A powerful legal drama novel that explores what happens when in-laws with vastly divergent backgrounds end up practicing law together and find themselves in the midst of a complicated lawsuit against a huge drug manufacturer."--

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City of incurable women  by Maud Casey

City of incurable women

Maud Casey

Book

"'Where are the hysterics, those magnificent women of former times?' wrote Jacques Lacan. Long history's ghosts, they have been revived at last by Maud Casey in City of Incurable Women as complex, flesh-and-blood people, dispossessed and marginalized...

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A terrible kindness  by Jo Browning-Wroe

A terrible kindness

Jo Browning-Wroe

Book

"Tonight nineteen-year-old William Lavery is dressed for success, his first black-tie do. It's the Midlands Chapter of the Institute of Embalmers Ladies' Night Dinner Dance, and William is taking Gloria in her sequined evening gown. He can barely believe...

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The family business  by Alex (Scottish novelist) Kane

The family business

Alex (Scottish novelist) Kane

Book

"Donnie Black. Charming, successful... and utterly terrifying, he rules the Glasgow underworld with an iron fist. Nothing - or no one - will stop him and he's not afraid to get his hands dirty to grow his fortune. Layla Black. She's been married to Donnie...

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My volcano  by John Elizabeth Stintzi

My volcano

John Elizabeth Stintzi

Book

"Climate change, time travel, startup culture, and volcanic eruptions intertwine in this sui generis outing from Stinzi (Vanishing Monuments). Told in a series of buzzing numbered fragments, the narrative whirls around a volcano rising in Central Park...

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The wild life  by David Gordon

The wild life

David Gordon

Book

"Expulsed Harvard student and ex-Special Forces operative suffering post-traumatic stress syndrome so severe that it turned him to drug and alcohol abuse, Joe Brody is getting his life back together, living with his grandmother in Queens and taking what...

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The impossible us  by Sarah Lotz

The impossible us

Sarah Lotz

Book

"Bee thinks she has everything: a successful business repurposing wedding dresses, and friends who love and support her. She's given up on finding love, but that's fine. There's always Tinder. Nick thinks he has nothing: his writing career has stalled...

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The Homewreckers  by Mary Kay Andrews

The Homewreckers

Mary Kay Andrews

Book

"Hattie Kavanaugh went to work helping clean up restored homes for Kavanaugh & Son Restorations at eighteen; married the boss's son at twenty; and was only twenty-five when her husband, Hank, was killed in a motorcycle accident. Broken hearted, but d...

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Dark stars

Dark stars

Book

"Dark Stars, edited by John F.D. Taff, is a tribute to horror's longstanding short fiction legacy, featuring 12 terrifying original stories from today's most noteworthy authors, with an introduction by bestselling author Josh Malerman and an afterword...

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