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The Miller women by Kelli Hawkins

The Miller women

Kelli Hawkins

"When a teenage girl goes missing, Nicola Miller fears for her own daughter. Not for Abby's mental health or safety, but that she might have had something to do with it. She worries her daughter is a killer. Just like her. Nicola has never told the truth about...

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The wild date palm by Diane Armstrong

The wild date palm

Diane Armstrong

"During a train journey across Turkey's Anatolian Plain in 1915 during World War I, Shoshana Adelstein witnesses the slaughter of the Armenians and knows she has just come face to face with her destiny. Convinced that her Jewish community in a small outpost of...

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Sister Viv by Grantlee Kieza

Sister Viv

Grantlee Kieza

"Bangka Island, 1942: Australian Army nurse Vivian Bullwinkel was just twenty-six when Japanese soldiers marched her and her fellow nurses into the shallow waters of a remote beach to be executed. Miraculously, Vivian would be the lone survivor, and she...

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How to have an epic retirement by Bec Wilson

How to have an epic retirement

Bec Wilson

"More than 500,000 Australians plan to retire in the next five years and are in their pre-retirement or 'part-time' retirement years, preparing for the massive life change that signals their move from working every day to living as they choose. In the years...

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Dame Suzy D by Susan Devoy

Dame Suzy D

Susan Devoy

"A four-time world squash champion, Dame Susan Devoy has led a remarkably varied life. She's been Race Relations Commissioner, a television star, a newspaper columnist, raised four boys and met Bill Clinton and King Charles. Fiercely driven and wildly...

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Hine Toa by Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

Hine Toa

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

"In the 1950s, a young Ngāhuia is fostered by a family who believe in hard work and community. Although close to her kuia, she craves more: she wants higher education and refined living. But whānau dismiss her dreams. To them, she is just a show-off, always...

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Lola in the mirror by Trent Dalton

Lola in the mirror

Trent Dalton

"A girl and her mother have been on the run for sixteen years, from police and the monster they left in their kitchen with a knife in his throat. They've found themselves a home inside a van with four flat tyres parked in a scrapyard by the edge of the...

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Black silk & sympathy by Deborah Challinor

Black silk & sympathy

Deborah Challinor

"Sydney, 1865. Seventeen-year-old Tatiana Caldwell travels from London to make a new life. Her path leads her to Crowe Funeral Services, where she apprentices under the tutelage of Titus Crowe, the enigmatic owner. Tatty finds herself drawn to the fascinating...

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The work by Bri Lee

The work

Bri Lee

"Lally has invested everything into her gallery in Manhattan and the sacrifices are finally paying off. Pat is a scholarship boy desperate to establish himself in Sydney's antiquities scene. When they meet at New York's Armory Show their chemistry is instant -...

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Shock waves by Fleur McDonald

Shock waves

Fleur McDonald

"Detective Dave Burrows has longed for the top job in the Stock Squad but never thought he'd be acting in that role while his partner and best mate, Detective Bob Holden, is treated for melanoma. Bob is keen to get back on the road and Dave can't wait to go...

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The space between by Lauren Keenan

The space between

Lauren Keenan

"Frances is an unmarried Londoner newly landed in New Zealand, 1860, at the dawn of the First Taranaki War. Once well-regarded, her family's fall from grace sees them struggling to learn the strange etiquette of settler life. When Frances comes face-to-face...

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The night she fell by Eileen (Haematologist) Merriman

The night she fell

Eileen (Haematologist) Merriman

"A beautiful young law student dies on the concrete below her third-storey window in chilly Dunedin. It’s clear enough how she died. What isn’t is why - or who’s involved. Plenty of people had a reason to hate Ashleigh, with her straight As and perfect looks....

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Evolving by Judy Bailey

Evolving

Judy Bailey

"When beloved broadcaster Judy Bailey signed off her final news bulletin in 2005, she had no idea that the next years would be some of the most fulfilling of her life. In Evolving Judy shares new science and personal stories that have shaped her own path into...

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BBQ economics by Liam Dann

BBQ economics

Liam Dann

"From interest rates to the price of cheese and everything in between, this is an essential guide to the New Zealand economy, how it works and why it matters. Should I fix or float? Is everyone moving to Australia? What's with the price of cheese? Who controls...

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Take two by Danielle Hawkins

Take two

Danielle Hawkins

"Laura and Doug were together for ages. Their breakup was just one of those things - she wanted children, he didn't, no hard feelings - at least not until, with their relationship barely cold in its grave, he got his new girlfriend pregnant. Now, seven years...

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Tales of the western trail

Tales of the western trail

"Eight award-winning authors, members of White County Creative Writers group, share tales of adventure in the American frontier. These historical fiction stories set in the 19th century reflect the strength and resilience of the men and women who lived in that...

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A fate inked in blood by Danielle L. Jensen

A fate inked in blood

Danielle L. Jensen

"Bound in an unwanted marriage, Freya spends her days gutting fish, but dreams of becoming a warrior. And of putting an axe in her boorish husband's back. Freya's dreams abruptly become reality when her husband betrays her to the region's jarl, landing her in...

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A court of wings and ruin by Sarah J. Maas

A court of wings and ruin

Sarah J. Maas

"Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's actions and learn what she can about the invading king threatening to bring her land to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit. One slip could bring...

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Stand for the dead by Dave Case

Stand for the dead

Dave Case

"The stench of death hung in the air as John Altar studied the massacre and tried to convince himself that his younger brother, Bobby, couldn't have been part of this. Torn apart by the Civil War, the two brothers had fought on opposite sides, and in defeat,...

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Stuart Woods' Smolder by Brett Battles

Stuart Woods' Smolder

Brett Battles

"Finally enjoying some downtime in Santa Fe, Stone Barrington agrees to attend an art exhibit with a dear friend. There, he encounters an intriguing woman who is on the trail of a ring of art thieves. Always one to please, Stone offers his help. From Santa Fe...

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The fox wife by Yangsze Choo

The fox wife

Yangsze Choo

"Manchuria, 1908. In the last years of the dying Qing Empire, a courtesan is found frozen in a doorway. Her death is clouded by rumors of foxes, which are believed to lure people by transforming themselves into beautiful women and handsome men. Bao, a...

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The goodbye cat by Hiro Arikawa

The goodbye cat

Hiro Arikawa

"In the much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling and beloved The Travelling Cat Chronicles, seven cats weave their way through their owners' lives, climbing, comforting, nestling, and sometimes just tripping everyone up in this uplifting collection of...

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The man from Waco by William W. Johnstone

The man from Waco

William W. Johnstone

"As a young man, John Bannack worked hard on his brother’s farm—until times got tough and his brother grew desperate. Desperate enough to rob a bank. Unfortunately, John’s brother left a trail that led straight to the Bannack farm. When a posse showed up to...

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Guns of the vigilantes by William W. Johnstone

Guns of the vigilantes

William W. Johnstone

"It begins with a massacre. A crime so brutal and bloody, the local sheriff isn't smart enough to solve it. But when young deputy Dan Caine sees the slaughter for himself-an entire family murdered-he can't let it go. Especially when the eldest daughter is...

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You like it darker by Stephen King

You like it darker

Stephen King

"These stories, about fate, mortality, luck, and the folds in reality where anything can happen, are both weighty in theme and a huge pleasure to read. "Two Talented Bastids" explores the long-hidden secret of how the eponymous gentlemen got their skills. In...

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People in glass houses by Jayne Castle

People in glass houses

Jayne Castle

"His name is Joshua Knight. Once a respected explorer, the press now calls him the Tarnished Knight. He took the fall for a disaster in the Underworld that destroyed his career. The devastating event occurred in the newly discovered sector known as Glass...

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The clinic by Cate Quinn

The clinic

Cate Quinn

"From the critically acclaimed author of Black Widows comes a thriller set in a remote rehab clinic on the Pacific Northwest coast, in which the death of a woman inside prompts her sister to enter the clinic as a patient in order to find the truth. Perfect for...

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The boy who cried bear by Kelley Armstrong

The boy who cried bear

Kelley Armstrong

"Haven's Rock is a well-hidden town surrounded by forest. And it's supposed to be, being that it's a refuge for those who need to disappear. Detective Casey Duncan and her husband, Sheriff Eric Dalton already feel at home in their new town, which reminds them...

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Never lie by Freida McFadden

Never lie

Freida McFadden

"A twisting, pulse-pounding thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Housemaid and The Coworker! Sometimes the truth kills ... Newlyweds Tricia and Ethan are searching for the house of their dreams. They think they've found it when they visit...

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The search party by Hannah Richell

The search party

Hannah Richell

"A spellbinding locked-room mystery about a glamping trip gone horribly wrong when a powerful storm leaves the participants stranded and forced to confront long-held secrets and a shocking disappearance. Max and Annie Kingsley have left the London rat race...

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After death by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

After death

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

"Michael Mace, head of security at a top-secret research facility, opens his eyes in a makeshift morgue twenty-four hours following an event in which everyone perished--including him and his best friend, Shelby Shrewsberry. Having awakened with an...

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The god of the woods by Liz Moore

The god of the woods

Liz Moore

"When Barbara Van Laar is discovered missing from her summer camp bunk one morning in August 1975, it triggers a panicked, terrified search. Losing a camper is a horrific tragedy under any circumstances, but Barbara isn't just any camper, she's the daughter of...

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Flashpoint by Catherine Coulter

Flashpoint

Catherine Coulter

"Agents Savich and Sherlock are back in the latest installment in Catherine Coulter's #1 New York Times bestselling FBI Thriller series, where the past refuses to stay buried. A year has passed since Elizabeth Palmer was nearly killed with hundreds more in the...

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The nurse's homecoming  by Fenella-Jane Miller

The nurse's homecoming

Fenella-Jane Miller

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With her first husband dead and the war still ferocious, Victoria finds herself nursing injured soldiers on the Burma front. There she meets charismatic American, Captain Taylor King and, impulsively, marries a man she barely knows. But when Victoria becomes...

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The swans of Harlem by Karen Valby

The swans of Harlem

Karen Valby

"The forgotten story of a pioneering group of five Black ballerinas, the first principals in the Dance Theatre of Harlem, who traveled the world as highly celebrated stars in their field and whose legacy was erased from history until now. At the height of the...

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Sentinel by Mark Greaney

Sentinel

Mark Greaney

"An African coup may force Josh Duffy to choose between his mission and his family in this intense thriller ... Josh Duffy lives by a simple code: Duty. Honor. Family. But sometimes it's hard to know what order the words go in. Josh Duffy and his wife, Nikki,...

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The next Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine

The next Mrs. Parrish

Liv Constantine

"Daphne and Amber Parrish are thrust back into one another's lives upon the resurgence of a long-forgotten threat, forcing a vicious game of cat and mouse where everything is on the line, in this thrilling sequel to the million-copy-bestselling Reese's Book...

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Same as it ever was by Claire Lombardo

Same as it ever was

Claire Lombardo

"Julia Ames, after a youth marked by upheaval and emotional turbulence, has found herself on the placid plateau of mid-life. But Julia has never navigated the world with the equanimity of her current privileged class. Having nearly derailed herself several...

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Middle of the night by Riley Sager

Middle of the night

Riley Sager

"The worst thing to ever happen on Hemlock Circle occurred in Ethan Marsh's backyard. One July night, ten-year-old Ethan and his best friend and neighbor, Billy, fell asleep in a tent set up on a manicured lawn in a quiet, quaint New Jersey cul-de-sac. In the...

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Resurrection by Danielle Steel

Resurrection

Danielle Steel

"Darcy Gray is a successful influencer with her blog, The Gray Zone, trusted by more than a million followers for her integrity and taste. At forty-two, she has the life she wants in many ways. Darcy and her husband, department store magnate Charles Gray, are...

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The midnight feast by Lucy (Novelist) Foley

The midnight feast

Lucy (Novelist) Foley

"It’s the opening night of The Manor, and no expense, small or large, has been spared. The infinity pool sparkles; crystal pouches for guests’ healing have been placed in the Seaside Cottages and Woodland Hutches; the “Manor Mule” cocktail (grapefruit, ginger,...

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Ridin' with the pack

Ridin' with the pack

"From the enigmatic reflections of a down-and-out fella questioning the choices he's made to an action-packed expedition in the wild expanses of the Old West, each story paints a vivid portrait of the American frontier's enduring heart. Readers will navigate...

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One perfect couple by Ruth Ware

One perfect couple

Ruth Ware

"Lyla Santiago has spent months working on a research project that could be the key to getting a permanent job in her field. So, she can’t really drop everything to go to a desert island with her actor boyfriend Nico to film One Perfect Couple, a new reality...

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Not of this world by Simon R. Green

Not of this world

Simon R. Green

"The Preserve in Bath - the British Area 51 - is the secret government dumping ground for all things supernatural and out of space. It is one of the most heavily-guarded places in the world. However, it's not what protects it that makes it so dangerous but the...

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Mrs Pargeter's patio by Simon Brett

Mrs Pargeter's patio

Simon Brett

"When widow Mrs Pargeter has her morning coffee, her intention is to admire her beautiful garden in peace and quiet. Little does she expect one of the patio's paving slabs to crack in two, revealing a human skull with a neat hole in the middle of its forehead!...

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Catfish Charlie by William W. Johnstone

Catfish Charlie

William W. Johnstone

"As a former Texas Ranger, Charlie "Catfish Charlie" Tuttle spent the good part of his life catching outlaws. Happily retired in Wolfwater, Texas, he's content just catching fish-namely Bubba, the wily old catfish who lives in the pond near Charlie's shack and...

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Where legends lie by Michael A. Black

Where legends lie

Michael A. Black

"1913. Veteran Jim Bishop takes a job with a motion picture company that is filming a movie based on a famous western gunfight. As the filming proceeds, Jim begins to wonder what really happened in Contention City those thirty-three years ago. 1880. In the...

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The vacation by John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

The vacation

John (Freelance journalist) Marrs

"Venice Beach, Los Angeles. A paradise on earth. Tourists flock to the golden coast and the promise of Hollywood. But for eight strangers at a beach-front hostel, there is far more on their minds than an extended vacation. All of them are running from...

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Bride by Ali Hazelwood

Bride

Ali Hazelwood

"A dangerous alliance between a Vampyre bride and an Alpha Werewolf becomes a love deep enough to sink your teeth into in this new paranormal romance from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Love, Theoretically and The Love Hypothesis. Misery Lark, the...

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The storm we made by Vanessa (Novelist) Chan

The storm we made

Vanessa (Novelist) Chan

"Malaya, 1945. Cecily Alcantara's family is in terrible danger: her fifteen-year-old son, Abel, has disappeared, and her youngest daughter, Jasmin, is confined in a basement to prevent being pressed into service at the comfort stations. Her eldest daughter...

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Get the picture by Bianca Bosker

Get the picture

Bianca Bosker

"Journalist Bianca Bosker's existence was upended when she wandered into the art world--and couldn't look away. Intrigued by artists who hyperventilate around their favorite colors and art fiends who max out credit cards to show hunks of metal they think can...

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The river we remember by William Kent Krueger

The river we remember

William Kent Krueger

"On Memorial Day, as the people of Jewel, Minnesota gather to remember and honor the sacrifice of so many sons in the wars of the past, the half-clothed body of wealthy landowner Jimmy Quinn is found floating in the Alabaster River, dead from a shotgun blast....

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Assistant to the villain by Hannah Nicole Maehrer

Assistant to the villain

Hannah Nicole Maehrer

"With ailing family to support, Evie Sage's employment status isn't just important, it's vital. So when a mishap with Rennedawn’s most infamous Villain results in a job offer—naturally, she says yes. No job is perfect, of course, but even less so when you...

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The Kamogawa food detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai

The Kamogawa food detectives

Hisashi Kashiwai

"What's the one dish you'd do anything to taste just one more time? Down a quiet backstreet in Kyoto exists a very special restaurant. Run by Koishi Kamogawa and her father Nagare, the Kamogawa Diner serves up deliciously extravagant meals. But that's not the...

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Right thing, right now by Ryan Holiday

Right thing, right now

Ryan Holiday

"In his New York Times bestselling book, Discipline Is Destiny, Ryan Holiday made the Stoic case for a life of self-discipline. In this much-anticipated third installment in the Stoic Virtues series, he argues for the necessity of doing what's right - even...

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Red Star falling by Steve Berry

Red Star falling

Steve Berry

"Wrapping up his latest assignment for the Magellan Billet, Luke Daniels receives a surprise visit from the head of a former-CIA operation named Sommerhaus -- a failed attempt to assemble an espionage network within the Ukraine on the eve of the Russian...

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The summer escape by Jill Shalvis

The summer escape

Jill Shalvis

"Secrets are revealed and forbidden sparks ignited in this sizzling Sunrise Cove tale of enemies to lovers, redemption, missing treasures, and love--by romance superstar and New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis. Anna Moore didn't just wake up one day...

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A talent for murder by Peter Swanson

A talent for murder

Peter Swanson

"Martha Ratliff conceded long ago that she'd likely spend her life alone. She was fine with it, happy with her solo existence, stimulated by her job as an archival librarian, constantly surrounded by thought-provoking ideas and the books she loved. But then...

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Swan song by Elin Hilderbrand

Swan song

Elin Hilderbrand

"Chief of Police Ed Kapenash is about to retire. Blond Sharon is going through a divorce. But when a 22-million-dollar summer home is purchased by the mysterious Richardsons—how did they make their money, exactly?—Ed, Sharon, and everyone in the community are...

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Any pot in a storm by Sandra Balzo

Any pot in a storm

Sandra Balzo

"Brookhills coffeehouse owner Maggy Thorsen has reluctantly travelled north with her business partner, Sarah Kingston, and chef, Tien Romano, to cater a crime-writing retreat. Although Maggy is no fan of the outdoors, Payne Lodge’s remote location deep in...

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Past life by David John Mark

Past life

David John Mark

"The clairvoyant is found with her tongue crudely carved out, a shard of blue crystal buried deep within her mangled ribcage. The crime scene plunges DS Aector McAvoy back twelve years, to a case from when he was starting out. An investigation that proved a...

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Music and murder by Jeanne M. Dams

Music and murder

Jeanne M. Dams

"July, 1926. When Elizabeth Fairchild's beau, Fred Wilkins, suggests going to Chicago's Sunset Club to see Louis Armstrong, the world's best trumpeter, in action, she faces a dilemma. The burgeoning jazz scene in the city is proving to be controversial,...

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Hop Scot by Catriona McPherson

Hop Scot

Catriona McPherson

"Lexy Campbell is long overdue a trip to Scotland to see her parents, and an unexpected death in the extended Last Ditch Motel family makes Christmas in a bungalow in Dundee with nine others seem almost irresistible. But when Lexy and the Last Ditch crew hop...

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Murder most treasonable by P. C. Doherty

Murder most treasonable

P. C. Doherty

"London. March, 1382. Deep in the shadows, a clandestine organization known as the Secret Chancery operates under the sinister leadership of John of Gaunt's Master of Secrets. When two clerks from this covert group meet their demise in suspicious...

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Death in print by G. M. Malliet

Death in print

G. M. Malliet

"University of Oxford tutor and bestselling author Jason Verdoodt has it all: acclaim, women, money . . . and an enemy or two. When he's found dead at the bottom of the stairs during a celebratory reception at St Rumwold's College, many wonder if seething...

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Lies and weddings by Kevin Kwan

Lies and weddings

Kevin Kwan

"Rufus Leung Gresham, future Earl of Greshambury and son of a former Hong Kong supermodel has a problem: the legendary Gresham Trust has been depleted by decades of profligate spending, and behind all the magazine covers and Instagram stories, manors and...

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Act of defiance by Brian Andrews

Act of defiance

Brian Andrews

"US intelligence says there's something going on in Russia. While their land forces have been decimated by corruption and incompetence, the Navy seems to be pouring money into some secret project. Analysts are stumped, until the knot is untangled by one...

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In search of Ethel Cartwright by Tom Winter

In search of Ethel Cartwright

Tom Winter

Norman Cartwright, an eighty-six-year-old man living in the small seaside town of Clacton, Essex, has kept his cross-dressing a secret his entire life. A trucker by trade, his lipstick and wigs were donned only in the lonely confines of his lorry, as he sat...

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This is not America by Tom Owolade

This is not America

Tom Owolade

In the rush to address inequality and prejudice, and to understand concerns around identity, immigration and colonial history, Britain has followed the lead of the world's dominant power: America. We judge ourselves by America's standards, absorb its arguments...

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A winter wedding at Bletchley Park by Molly Green

A winter wedding at Bletchley Park

Molly Green

The second inspiring novel in the heartwarming and hopeful Bletchley Park Girls series from the queen of saga, Molly Green... When Rosie Frost was jilted on her wedding day, she didn't think life could get any worse. But six years later in the throes of the...

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The potting shed murder by Paula Sutton

The potting shed murder

Paula Sutton

Daphne Brewster has left London behind and is settling into her family's new life in rural Norfolk, planting broad beans in raised beds and vintage hunting for their farmhouse. But when the local headmaster is found dead amongst his allotment cabbages, the...

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Secrets of a Scottish isle by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Secrets of a Scottish isle

Erica Ruth Neubauer

Isle of Iona, 1927: Cast away on a remote locale, Jane's latest assignment depends on concealing her identity and blending in at an occult gathering. Not even her fiance, Redvers, can be too close as she uncovers the truth about Robert Nightingale, enigmatic...

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Small acts of kindness by Caroline Day

Small acts of kindness

Caroline Day

Kiki grew up in New Zealand, dreaming of one day going to Glastonbury Festival. Now, mourning the loss of her beloved Yaya - the woman who raised her - she travels to the UK to follow that dream. It is only when she leaves home that she realises just how...

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The summer fair by Heidi Swain

The summer fair

Heidi Swain

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 lovely Eli,...

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The sword of revenge by David Donachie

The sword of revenge

David Donachie

Rome has lost its greatest warrior - for Aulus, the doom-laden prophecy of forty years earlier has come to pass. It is now left to Lucius to defy the oracle's curse alone, and the corrupt and powerful senator leaves nothing to chance in his bid to survive. But...

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In plain sight by Marion Todd

In plain sight

Marion Todd

A child's life is at stake. Which of the residents of St Andrews is hiding something - and why? When a baby girl is snatched from the crowd of spectators at a fun run, the local police have a major investigation on their hands. DI Clare Mackay and her team are...

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The library thief by Kuchenga Shenjé

The library thief

Kuchenga Shenjé

The library is under lock and key. But its secrets can't be contained. 1896. After he brought her home from Jamaica as a baby, Florence's father had her hair hot-combed to make her look like the other girls. But as a young woman, Florence is not so easy to...

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Maude Horton's glorious revenge by Lizzie Pook

Maude Horton's glorious revenge

Lizzie Pook

In deepest winter, beware the coldest hearts... London, 1850. Constance Horton has disappeared. Maude, her older sister, knows only that Constance abandoned the apothecary they call home, and, disguised as a boy, boarded a ship bound for the Arctic. She never...

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Murder by lamplight by Patrice McDonagh

Murder by lamplight

Patrice McDonagh

November 1866: The grisly murder site in London's East End is thronged with onlookers. None of them expect the calmly efficient young woman among them to be a medical doctor, arrived to examine the corpse. Inspector Richard Tennant, overseeing the...

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The path of peace by Anthony Seldon

The path of peace

Anthony Seldon

Without a permanent home, a wife or a job, and with no clear sense of where his life was going, Anthony Seldon set out on a 35-day pilgrimage from the French-Swiss border to the English Channel. The route of his 1,000 kilometre journey was inspired by a young...

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The picture house by the sea by Holly Hepburn

The picture house by the sea

Holly Hepburn

Sometimes love is exactly like it is in the movies... With captivating views of the sparkling Cornish sea, the local picture house once thrived - and not only because it's home to the best ice-cream shop for miles. But the cinema is long since past its...

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The babysitter by Emma (Novelists) author. Curtis

The babysitter

Emma (Novelists) author. Curtis

Three women. Three secrets. Claudia's life imploded ten years ago when she was convicted of the murder of her child. Now she has done the unthinkable and confessed to manslaughter in order to be granted parole - her only hope of finding out what really...

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Bonjour, Sophie by Elizabeth Buchan

Bonjour, Sophie

Elizabeth Buchan

Can she escape the darkness of her past in the City of Light? It's 1959 and time for eighteen-year-old Sophie's real life to start. Her existence in the village of Poynsdean, Sussex, with her austere foster-father, the Reverend Osbert Knox, and his frustrated...

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The diamond of London by Andrea Penrose

The diamond of London

Andrea Penrose

Even with her privileged life, Lady Hester Stanhope knows that claiming the adventurous life she truly wants will not be easy, thanks to her eccentric father's stifling grip. With the help of her renowned statesman uncle William Pitt the Younger, she takes on...

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Heartcross Castle by Christie Barlow

Heartcross Castle

Christie Barlow

A second chance... When her grandfather Marley passes away Grace Power discovers she's been left the beautiful but crumbling estate of Heartcross Castle. As a single mum of three, Grace has no idea what she's going to do with it - but who can say no to a roof...

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All before me by Esther Rutter

All before me

Esther Rutter

In her early twenties, Esther Rutter suffered an acute mental breakdown while teaching English in Japan. Sectioned and held in a Japanese psychiatric institution until she could be flown home under escort, her recovery only began when she came to live and...

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The song of Sourwood Mountain by Ann H. Gabhart

The song of Sourwood Mountain

Ann H. Gabhart

"While the century began with such promise, it is 1910 when Mira Dean's hopes of being a wife and mother are dashed to pieces. Her fiancé dead from tuberculosis, Mira resigns herself to being a spinster schoolteacher -- until Gordon Covington shows up. No...

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Texas lonesome by Caroline Fyffe

Texas lonesome

Caroline Fyffe

"Rio Wells, Texas 1886: Dustin McCutcheon gets the surprise of his life when he comes face-to-face with Sidney Calhoun, the spitfire offspring of his father's worst adversary. The whole of Texas knows that McCutcheons and Calhouns just don't mix. Period. Yet...

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No range is free by E. E. (Eugene E.) Halleran

No range is free

E. E. (Eugene E.) Halleran

"It all started when Tom Shelby, ex-trapper, stopped to investigate the disturbance in Bear Nose's usually peaceful Cheyenne village. When Tom, who was on his way to Fort Butler to sell his furs and take up ranching, found the Cheyennes in the midst of a war...

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Feud on the mesa by Lauran Paine

Feud on the mesa

Lauran Paine

"In 'Renegades Beat the War Drum,' frontiersman Caleb Doorn, known among the Indians as Silent Outcast, tries to negotiate a peace with Red Sleeves and his band of Apaches who have surrounded the town of Denton and cut off all access. But he has to face the...

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The roads we follow by Nicole Deese

The roads we follow

Nicole Deese

"A cross-country road trip. A secretive box of journals. An unforgettable summer romance. As the youngest daughter of a country music legend, Raegan Farrow longs to establish an identity away from the spotlight and publish her small-town romances under a pen...

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Eruption by Michael Crichton

Eruption

Michael Crichton

"A history-making once-in-a-century volcanic eruption is about to destroy the Big Island of Hawaii. But a decades-old military secret could turn the volcano into something even more terrifying ... Now it's up to a handful of brave individuals to save the...

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Enlightenment by Sarah Perry

Enlightenment

Sarah Perry

"Thomas Hart and Grace Macaulay have lived all their lives in the small Essex town of Aldleigh. Though separated in age by three decades, the pair are kindred spirits--torn between their commitment to religion and their desire to explore the world beyond their...

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