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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

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"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

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"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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Cut and run by Fern Michaels

Cut and run

Fern Michaels

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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

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"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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The beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

The beekeeper of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri

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"Nuri is a beekeeper; his wife, Afra, an artist. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo - until the unthinkable happens. When all they care for is destroyed by war, they are forced to escape. But what...

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Murder made to order by Lena Gregory

Murder made to order

Lena Gregory

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"New York native Gia Morelli is just getting used to life in Florida when she gets word that the town government wants to shut down her pride and joy: the charming little diner known as the All-Day Breakfast Cafe. A forgotten zoning regulation means that...

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Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Mr. Nobody

Catherine Steadman

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"When a man is found on a Norfolk beach, drifting in and out of consciousness, with no identification and unable to speak, interest in him is sparked immediately. From the hospital staff who find themselves inexplicably drawn to him; to international...

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Moral compass by Danielle Steel

Moral compass

Danielle Steel

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"Saint Ambrose Prep is a place where the wealthy send their children for the best possible education, with teachers and administrators from the Ivy League, and graduates who become future lawyers, politicians, filmmakers, and CEOs. Traditionally a bo...

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House on fire by Joseph Finder

House on fire

Joseph Finder

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"Nick Heller, private spy, exposes secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. At the funeral of his good friend Sean, an army buddy who once saved Nick's life and had struggled with opioid addiction since returning wounded from war, a str...

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A long petal of the sea by Isabel Allende

A long petal of the sea

Isabel Allende

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"In the late 1930s, civil war gripped Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succeed in overthrowing the government, hundreds of thousands are forced to flee in a treacherous journey over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a...

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Give the devil his due by Sular Gentill

Give the devil his due

Sular Gentill

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"When Rowland Sinclair is invited to take his yellow Mercedes onto the Maroubra Speedway, renamed the Killer Track for the lives it has claimed, he agrees without caution or reserve ... But then people start to die ... The body of a journalist covering...

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Hunter killer by Brad Taylor

Hunter killer

Brad Taylor

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"Pike Logan and the Taskforce were once the apex predators, an unrivaled hunting machine that decimated those out to harm the United States, but they may have met their match. While Pike Logan and Jennifer Cahill prepare to join their team on a...

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Hindsight by Iris Johansen

Hindsight

Iris Johansen

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"Dr. Kendra Michaels, blind for the first twenty years of her life before gaining her sight via a revolutionary surgical procedure, is a renowned investigator known for her razor-sharp senses - honed during her years in the dark - and keen deductive ...

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Many rivers to cross by Peter Robinson

Many rivers to cross

Peter Robinson

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"A skinny young boy is found dead - his body carelessly stuffed into a wheelie bin. Detective Superintendent Alan Banks and his team are called to investigate. Who is the boy, and where did he come from? Was he discarded as rubbish, or left as a warning...

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Almost just friends by Jill Shalvis

Almost just friends

Jill Shalvis

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"Piper Manning's about as tough as they come, she's had to be. She raised her siblings and they've thankfully flown the coop. All she has to do is finish fixing up the lake house her grandparents left her, sell it, and then she's free. When a massive...

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Lost by James Patterson

Lost

James Patterson

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"Detective Tom Moon and his multi-talented team face off against an international crime ring looking to seize control over America's most exciting city, Miami. Miami is Detective Tom Moon's home and heartland. When he's asked to lead a new FBI task f...

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The river murders by James Patterson

The river murders

James Patterson

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Hidden: "After being rejected by the Navy SEALS, Mitchum becomes his small town's unofficial private eye. But his investigation skills are put to the test when he searches for his missing teenage cousin - and uncovers a government conspiracy in the.....

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Naked came the Florida man by Tim Dorsey

Naked came the Florida man

Tim Dorsey

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"Though another devastating hurricane is raking Florida, its awesome power can't stop the Sunshine State's most loyal son, Serge A. Storms, from his latest scenic road trip: a cemetery tour. With his best bro Colman riding shotgun, Serge hits the highway...

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Grace is gone by Emily Elgar

Grace is gone

Emily Elgar

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"Meg and her daughter Grace are the most beloved family in Ashford, the lynchpin that holds the town together. So when Meg is found brutally murdered and her daughter missing, the community is rocked by the tragedy. Her daughter, Grace, has been sick...

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Good girls lie by J. T. Ellison

Good girls lie

J. T. Ellison

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"Perched atop a hill in the tiny town of Marchburg, Virginia, The Goode School is a prestigious prep school known as a Silent Ivy. The boarding school of choice for daughters of the rich and influential, it accepts only the best and the brightest. Its...

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Mumbo gumbo murder by Laura Childs

Mumbo gumbo murder

Laura Childs

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"It's Jazz Fest in New Orleans, and the giant puppets from the Beastmaster Puppet Theatre are parading through the French Quarter. Some are very spooky and veiled, others are tall and gangly, like strange aliens. As the parade proceeds, Carmela Bertrand...

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The world that we knew by Alice Hoffman

The world that we knew

Alice Hoffman

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"In Berlin, at the time when the world changed, Hanni Kohn knows she must send her twelve-year-old daughter away to save her from the Nazi regime. She finds her way to a renowned rabbi, but its his daughter, Ettie, who offers hope of salvation when she...

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The godless by P. C. Doherty

The godless

P. C. Doherty

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"November, 1381. London has been rocked by a series of bizarre and brutal murders. The corpses of a number of prostitutes have been discovered, their throats slit, their bodies stripped; in each case, a blood-red wig has been placed on their heads. At...

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Keep her close by M. J. Ford

Keep her close

M. J. Ford

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"When a young woman goes missing from Jesus College, Oxford, DS Josie Masters is plunged into a world of panic as fear grips the city. Along with Thames Valley Police's newest recruit, the handsome DS Pryce, Josie must act fast - and when two more st...

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The daughters of Ironbridge by Mollie Walton

The daughters of Ironbridge

Mollie Walton

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"Together can they overcome hardship, poverty and disaster? Anny Woodvine's family has worked at the ironworks for as long as she can remember. The brightest child in her road and the first in her family to learn to read, Anny has big dreams. The moment...

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Apple of my eye by Claire Allan

Apple of my eye

Claire Allan

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"Just how far is a mother willing to go? When a mysterious note arrives for seven months pregnant nurse Eliana Hughes, she begins to doubt every aspect of her life - from her mixed feelings about motherhood to her marriage to Martin, who has become distant...

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Where the dead go by Sarah (Australian author) Bailey

Where the dead go

Sarah (Australian author) Bailey

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"A fifteen-year-old girl has gone missing after a party in the middle of the night. The following morning her boyfriend is found brutally murdered in his home. Was the girl responsible for the murder, or is she also a victim of the killer? But who would...

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The corset by Laura Purcell

The corset

Laura Purcell

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"Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain? Dorothea and Ruth. Prison visitor and prisoner. Powerful and powerless. Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for murder. ...

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The runaway daughter by Joanna Rees

The runaway daughter

Joanna Rees

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"It's 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime she was forced into committing. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy American dancer at the notorious nightclub, the Zip Club. Re-inventing herself as...

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The missing sister by Dinah Jefferies

The missing sister

Dinah Jefferies

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"Belle Hatton is a beautiful young girl living in Gloucestershire, who's never been further East than Paris. But when her father dies, she finds a mysterious newspaper clipping from Burma, 1911 buried among his belongings - a clipping that says the H...

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Rule Britannia by Alec Marsh

Rule Britannia

Alec Marsh

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"Ernest Drabble, a Cambridge historian and mountaineer, travels to rural Devon to inspect the decapitated head of Oliver Cromwell - a macabre artefact owned by Dr Wilkinson. Drabble only tells one person of his plans - Harris, an old school friend and...

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The other wife by Juliet Bell

The other wife

Juliet Bell

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"Outback Australia, 1981. After a terrible childhood, Jane comes to Thornfield as nanny to the adorable Adele, watched over by the handsome and enigmatic Edward. Plain and inexperienced, Jane would never dream of being more than his hired help. But swept...

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The silver gun by L. A. Chandlar

The silver gun

L. A. Chandlar

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"It’s been six months since Lane Sanders was appointed Mayor Fiorella “Fio” La Guardia’s new personal aide, and the twenty-three-year-old is sprinting in her Mary Janes to match her boss’s pace. Despite dealing with vitriol from the Tammany Hall poli...

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The Dutch house by Ann Patchett

The Dutch house

Ann Patchett

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"At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish...

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The playground by Jane Shemilt

The playground

Jane Shemilt

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"Over the course of a long, hot summer in London, the lives of three very different married couples collide when their children join the same tutoring circle, resulting in illicit relationships, shocking violence, and unimaginable fallout. There's Eve,...

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Murder in Rat Alley by Mark De Castrique

Murder in Rat Alley

Mark De Castrique

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"Sam Blackman and Nakayla Robertson love their investigations which always carry a thread from the past - and they love each other. An interracial couple in the new South, the Asheville, NC, pair has surrounded themselves with a terrific support team...

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Lethal agent by Kyle Mills

Lethal agent

Kyle Mills

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"A toxic presidential election is underway in an America already badly weakened by internal divisions. While politicians focus entirely on maintaining their own power and privilege, ISIS kidnaps a brilliant French microbiologist and forces him to beg...

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Dachshund through the snow by David Rosenfelt

Dachshund through the snow

David Rosenfelt

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"This Christmas, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, can't say no to helping young Danny and his dachshund, Murphy. Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, have started a new Christmas tradition. Their local pet store has a Chri...

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A touch of forever by Jo Goodman

A touch of forever

Jo Goodman

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"Lily Salt has sworn off men. After finally gaining her independence, the last thing she needs is another man telling her what to do. But the handsome railroad engineer from New York isn't at all what she expected. He's kind, gentle ... and tempting enough...

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The guardians by John Grisham

The guardians

John Grisham

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"22 years ago Quincy Miller was sentenced to life without parole. He was accused of killing Keith Russo, a lawyer in a small Florida town. But there were no reliable witnesses and little motive. Just the fact that Russo had botched Quincy's divorce case,...

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Blue moon by Lee Child

Blue moon

Lee Child

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"In a nameless city, two ruthless rival criminal gangs, one Albanian, the other Ukrainian, are competing for control. But they hadn’t counted on Jack Reacher arriving on their patch. Reacher is trained to notice things. He’s on a Greyhound bus, watching...

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Island on the edge of the world by Deborah Rodriguez

Island on the edge of the world

Deborah Rodriguez

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"Haiti. A poor country rich in courage, strength and love. As these four women are about to discover. Charlie, the rootless daughter of American missionaries, now working as a hairdresser in Northern California. But the repercussions of a traumatic c...

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Scented by Laurence Fearnley

Scented

Laurence Fearnley

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"A compelling and poignant search for identity through perfume. Granny Seren told me I had a natural talent for perfume making and I believed her because she seemed to know what she was talking about and she never lied. It was Seren who introduced me...

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Starting from now by Fleur McDonald

Starting from now

Fleur McDonald

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"When twenty-five-year-old journalist, Zara Ellison receives her mother's ominous text message, Call me when you can, Zara knows it's not good news. Two weeks later, Zara has left her much-loved city life to relocate to Barker, the sleepy country town...

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The weekend by Charlotte Wood

The weekend

Charlotte Wood

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"People went on about death bringing friends together, but it wasn't true. The graveyard, the stony dirt - that's what it was like now ... Despite the three women knowing each other better than their own siblings, Sylvie's death had opened up strange...

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Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas

Damascus

Christos Tsiolkas

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"'They kill us, they crucify us, they throw us to beasts in the arena, they sew our lips together and watch us starve. They bugger children in front of fathers and violate men before the eyes of their wives. The temple priests flay us openly in the streets...

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Going under by Sonia Henry

Going under

Sonia Henry

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"Dr Katarina 'Kitty' Holliday thought that once she finished medical school and found gainful employment at one of Sydney's best teaching hospitals that her dream was just beginning. The hard years, she thought, were finally over. But Kitty is in for...

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Silver by Chris Hammer

Silver

Chris Hammer

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"For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He'd vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house...

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Celestial bodies by Jokha Alharthi

Celestial bodies

Jokha Alharthi

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"Celestial Bodies is set in the village of al-Awafi in Oman, where we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries Abdallah after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla who rejects all offers while waiting for her beloved, who...

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