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The girls who disappeared by Claire (Journalist) Douglas

The girls who disappeared

Claire (Journalist) Douglas

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"In a rural Wiltshire town lies the Devil's Corridor - a haunted road which has witnessed eerie happenings, from unexplained deaths to the sounds of a child crying in the night. In this bucolic stretch of Southwest England famous for its otherworldly sites,...

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Age of vice by Deepti Kapoor

Age of vice

Deepti Kapoor

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"New Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the curb and in the blink of an eye, five people are dead. It's a rich man's car, but when the dust settles there is no rich man at all, just a shell-shocked servant who cannot explain the strange series of events...

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Daughters of victory by Gabriella Saab

Daughters of victory

Gabriella Saab

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"Russia 1917: Beautiful, educated Svetlana Petrova defied her stifling aristocratic family to join a revolution promising freedom. Now, released after years of imprisonment, she discovers her socialist party vying for power against the dictatorial Bolsheviks...

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The cabinet of Dr. Leng by Douglas J. Preston

The cabinet of Dr. Leng

Douglas J. Preston

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AN INCREDIBLE JOURNEY Astoundingly, Constance has found a way back to the place of her origins, New York City in the late 1800s, leaping at the chance, although it means leaving the present forever. A DESPERATE OPPORTUNITY Constance sets off on a quest to...

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The backup plan by Jill Shalvis

The backup plan

Jill Shalvis

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"New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Sunrise Cove with a heartwarming tale of three people who are bought together when they're bequeathed an old Wild West inn that has the potential to pull their lives apart, but instead turns into the...

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The devil's ransom by Brad Taylor

The devil's ransom

Brad Taylor

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"Conducting a routine cover development trip to Tajikistan, Pike and Jennifer learn that Afghanistan has fallen, and there's a man on the run. One that has done more for the United States in Afghanistan than anyone else. Pulled in to extract him, Pike collides...

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Ms. Demeanor by Elinor Lipman

Ms. Demeanor

Elinor Lipman

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"From one of America's most beloved contemporary novelists, a delicious and witty story about love under house arrest Jane Morgan is a valued member of her law firm--or was, until a prudish neighbor, binoculars poised, observes her having sex on the roof of...

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A private spy by John Le Carré

A private spy

John Le Carré

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"An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our time The never-before-seen correspondance of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists of our generation,...

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The marriage portrait by Maggie O'Farrell

The marriage portrait

Maggie O'Farrell

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"Florence, the 1550s. Lucrezia, third daughter of the grand duke, is comfortable with her obscure place in the palazzo - free to wonder at its treasures, observe its clandestine workings and devote herself to her own artistic pursuits. But when her older...

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Spare by Prince Harry

Spare

Prince Harry

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"It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother's coffin as the world watched in sorrow--and horror. As Diana, Princess of Wales, was laid to rest, billions wondered what the princes...

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The girl who dared to dream by Diney Costeloe

The girl who dared to dream

Diney Costeloe

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"London, 1912. It is two years before WWI and the conflict which will change the role of women forever. But for now, young Mabel Oakley is caught between her own dreams of becoming a teacher and what is conventionally expected of a girl from her class and...

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Murder at the Majestic Hotel by Clara McKenna

Murder at the Majestic Hotel

Clara McKenna

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"Leaving behind tragedies surrounding their wedding at Morrington Hall, travel-worn Stella and Lyndy arrive at the grand Majestic Hotel in York to more misfortune - their stately honeymoon suite has been given away to Horace Wingrove, owner of England's...

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The vanishing type by Ellery Adams

The vanishing type

Ellery Adams

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"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 too...

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Snowy Ridge by Peter McKelvie

Snowy Ridge

Peter McKelvie

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"The moment Jack saw a lone figure on a horse riding toward him on that hot day in early spring was such a moment in time, literally and figuratively. It was the moment before he knew she was a she. The moment before he'd been instantly captured consciously...

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The man who vanished and the dog who waited by Kate (Contemporary artist) High

The man who vanished and the dog who waited

Kate (Contemporary artist) High

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"Summer in the Lincolnshire Wolds and Clarice is rung by her friend Louise, asking whether she can look after Susie, her son's lively Boxer, as 41-year-old Guy has gone missing from the family home. His mother thinks he has been suffering from depression but...

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Operation Kingfisher by Hilary Green

Operation Kingfisher

Hilary Green

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"Occupied France is a dangerous place for two teenagers, especially when they are the children of a French mother and a British father. Desperate to escape and get back to England they take refuge on a canal barge and find themselves immersed in the complex...

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The river girl by Tania Anne Crosse

The river girl

Tania Anne Crosse

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"Brought up on her uncle's lowly tenant farm, Elizabeth Thornton yearns to escape his clutches. But when a vengeful obsession from another source comes back to haunt her - and the man she loves reveals a dark secret - each of them is forced to confront a...

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Northern spy by Flynn Berry

Northern spy

Flynn Berry

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"A producer at the Belfast bureau of the BBC, Tessa is at work one day when the news of another raid comes on the air. As the anchor requests the public's help in locating those responsible for this latest raid - a robbery at a gas station - Tessa's sister...

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Head trauma by Nick Smith

Head trauma

Nick Smith

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"A humorous yet honest look at the education system, from trainee teacher to headmaster across an extraordinary thirty-year career." -- Publisher.

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Here for the drama by Kate Bromley

Here for the drama

Kate Bromley

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"Aspiring playwright Winnie D'Angelo has spent the past seven years waiting in the wings, working as a personal assistant to celebrated, feminist playwright, Juliette Brassard. But when an experimental theatre company in London, England decides to stage...

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The last overland by Alex Bescoby

The last overland

Alex Bescoby

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"'The Last Overland' is the remarkable story of filmmaker and historian Alex Bescoby's journey to recreate the iconic First Overland expedition made in 1956 in the original 'Oxford' Land Rover and the story behind the All4 documentary series." -- Publisher.

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A child of the East End by Jean Fullerton

A child of the East End

Jean Fullerton

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"Welcome to the East End. Life in Cockney London was tough in the post-war years. The government's broken promises had led to a chronic housing shortage, rampant crime and families living in squalor. But one thing prevailed - the unbeatable spirit of the East...

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After the fall by Charity Norman

After the fall

Charity Norman

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"In the quiet of a New Zealand Winter's night, a rescue helicopter is sent to airlift a five-year-old boy with severe internal injuries. At first his injuries look like a horrible accident. Only his mother knows the truth. And she isn't telling. Not yet. Maybe...

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A twist of murder by Heather Redmond

A twist of murder

Heather Redmond

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"Harrow-on-the-Hill, March 1836: In a sense, orphans Ollie, John, and Arthur have always been treasure hunters. The mudlarks have gone from a hardscrabble life scavenging the banks of the Thames for bits and bobs to becoming students at a boarding school...

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People person by Candice Carty-Williams

People person

Candice Carty-Williams

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"Dimple Pennington knew of her half siblings, but she didn't really know them. Five people who don't have anything in common except for faint memories of being driven through Brixton in their dad's gold jeep, and some pretty complex abandonment issues. Dimple...

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The buried by Sharon Bolton

The buried

Sharon Bolton

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"Senior police officer Florence Lovelady returns to Sabden to honour a promise made to dying Larry Glassbrook, a serial killer she put away for murder. Four child skeletons have been uncovered near a children's home, and Larry insists these are not ancient...

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Endgame by Daniel (Novelist) Cole

Endgame

Daniel (Novelist) Cole

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"When retired police officer Finlay Shaw is found dead in a locked room, everyone thinks it's suicide. But disgraced detective William 'Wolf' Fawkes isn't so sure. Together with his former partner Detective Emily Baxter and private detective Edmunds, Wolf's...

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56 days by Catherine Ryan Howard

56 days

Catherine Ryan Howard

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"56 days ago - Ciara and Oliver meet in a supermarket queue in Dublin and start dating the same week COVID-19 reaches Irish shores. 35 days ago - When lockdown threatens to keep them apart, Oliver suggests they move in together. Ciara sees a unique opportunity...

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Boat Troop by Johnny Howard

Boat Troop

Johnny Howard

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"Within two weeks of the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands, four men of Boat Troop, B Squadron, 22 SAS, are on the islands too. It is the mission of these four men to gather vital intelligence, with Argentine patrols everywhere. The rest of B Squadron...

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Code 6 by James Grippando

Code 6

James Grippando

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"Aspiring playwright, Kate Gamble, is struggling to launch a script she's been secretly researching her entire life, mostly at the family dinner table. Her father is Christian Gamble, CEO of Buck Technologies, a private data integration company whose clients...

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Uncanny times by Laura Anne Gilman

Uncanny times

Laura Anne Gilman

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"Huntsmen, according to the Church, were damned, their blood unclean, unholy. Yet for Rosemary and Aaron Harker the Church was less important than being ready to stand against the Uncanny as not being prepared could lead to being dead. The year is 1913....

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Without a trace by Danielle Steel

Without a trace

Danielle Steel

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"Charles Vincent seems to have it all - a beautiful wife, two successful children, and a well-paying career. Yet happiness remains out of reach. He is trapped in a loveless marriage and his job is simply a paycheck. But his life changes forever one night as he...

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Vanishing hour by Laura Griffin

Vanishing hour

Laura Griffin

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"A cold case. A sinister string of disappearances. Corporate lawyer Ava Burch has had enough of the big city and the daily grind. She grew up with her father, who raised search-and-rescue dogs, in rural Texas and has moved to the small town of Cuervo to spend...

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The serpent in heaven by Charlaine Harris

The serpent in heaven

Charlaine Harris

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"Felicia, Lizbeth Rose's half-sister and a student at the Grigori Rasputin school in San Diego - capital of the Holy Russian Empire - is caught between her own secrets and powerful family struggles. As a granddaughter of Rasputin, she provides an essential...

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Quarter to midnight by Karen Rose

Quarter to midnight

Karen Rose

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"Discover New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Karen Rose's brand-new series set in the sultry, crime-ridden city of New Orleans and featuring a tough team of high-end private investigators who are after justice-no matter what they have to do to get...

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The plot and the pendulum by Jenn McKinlay

The plot and the pendulum

Jenn McKinlay

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"Library director Lindsey Norris is happy to learn the Briar Creek Public Library is the beneficiary of the Dorchester family's vast book collection. However, when Lindsey and the library staff arrive at the old Victorian estate to gather the books, things...

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The wedding ranch by Nancy Naigle

The wedding ranch

Nancy Naigle

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"When Lorri Walker's husband gifted her with a mastiff puppy on Valentine's Day, she believed he was recommitting himself to their marriage after going astray. Six months later, he left both her and their dog for someone else. Since her recent move to Dalton...

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The hidden prince by Tessa Afshar

The hidden prince

Tessa Afshar

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"The beloved daughter of Jewish captives in Babylon, Keren is sold into Daniel's household to help her family survive. She becomes Daniel's most trusted scribe, while taking lessons and swordsmanship training alongside Daniel's sons and their best friend,...

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The Blackout Book Club by Amy Lynn Green

The Blackout Book Club

Amy Lynn Green

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"In 1942, an impulsive promise to her brother before he goes off to the European front puts Avis Montgomery in the unlikely position of head librarian in small-town Maine. Though she has never been much of a reader, when wartime needs threaten to close the...

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Red winter by Marc Cameron

Red winter

Marc Cameron

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"1985: For Jack Ryan, the Cold War is burning hot. A top secret F117 aircraft crashes into the Nevada desert. The Nighthawk is the most advanced fighting machine in the world and the Soviets will do anything to get their hands on its secrets. In East Berlin, a...

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Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow

Gabrielle Zevin

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"A modern love story about two childhood friends, Sam, raised by an actress mother in LA's Koreatown, and Sadie, from the wealthy Jewish enclave of Beverly Hills, who reunite as adults to create video games, finding an intimacy in digital worlds that eludes...

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The Big Steep by Sandra Balzo

The Big Steep

Sandra Balzo

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"Maggy Thorsen's new neighbours, Philip and Vivian Woodward, are forging ahead with their plans for The Big Steep tea shop. Philip's enthusiasm to turn the neglected cottage once owned by Vivian's reclusive grandparents, the Koepplers, into a tea lover's...

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Triple Cross by James Patterson

Triple Cross

James Patterson

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"Detective Alex Cross hunts down a serial killer who targets entire families - and who will next be coming for the Crosses. A precise killer, he always moves under the cover of darkness, flawlessly triggering no alarms, leaving no physical evidence. Cross and...

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Stay awake by Megan Goldin

Stay awake

Megan Goldin

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"Liv Reese wakes up in the back of a taxi with no idea where she is or how she got there. When she's dropped off at the door of her brownstone, a stranger answers - a stranger who claims to live in her apartment. She reaches for her phone to call for help,...

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The lost ticket by Freya Sampson

The lost ticket

Freya Sampson

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"Strangers on a London bus unite to help an elderly man find his missed love connection in the heartwarming new novel from the acclaimed author of The Last Chance Library. When Libby Nicholls arrives in London, brokenhearted and with her life in tatters, the...

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Hope Creek by Janet Dailey

Hope Creek

Janet Dailey

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"Old rivalries, new ventures, and long-lost loves converge in the latest novel in New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey's New Americana series, as the daughter who once walked away from the dark chaos of her childhood returns to her Lowcountry...

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The escape artist by Jonathan Freedland

The escape artist

Jonathan Freedland

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"In April 1944 a teenager named Rudolf Vrba was planning a daring and unprecedented escape from Auschwitz. After hiding in a pile of timber planks for three days while 3,000 SS men and their bloodhounds searched for him, Vrba and his fellow escapee Fred...

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The fortunes of jaded women by Carolyn Huynh

The fortunes of jaded women

Carolyn Huynh

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"For fans of Kevin Kwan, this sharp and tender debut follows a family of estranged Vietnamese women - cursed to never know love or happiness - as they reunite when a psychic makes a startling prediction. Everyone in Orange County's Little Saigon knew that the...

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The marsh queen by Virginia Hartman

The marsh queen

Virginia Hartman

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"Loni Murrow is an accomplished bird artist at the Smithsonian who loves her job. But when she receives a call from her younger brother summoning her back home to help their obstinate mother recover after an accident, Loni's neat, contained life in Washington,...

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The choice by Nora Roberts

The choice

Nora Roberts

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"With Odran's defeat at the Battle of the Dark Portal, his quest to rule over Talamh and Breen has stalled - for now. But the terrible battle and heart-breaking losses have taken their toll. It's a time as painful as any Breen has ever known as she helps to...

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Best of friends by Kamila Shamsie

Best of friends

Kamila Shamsie

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"Fourteen-year-old Maryam and Zahra have always been the best of friends, despite their different backgrounds. Maryam takes for granted that she will stay in Karachi and inherit the family business; while Zahra keeps her desires secret, and dreams of escaping...

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Dinners with Ruth by Nina Totenberg

Dinners with Ruth

Nina Totenberg

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"Four years before Nina Totenberg was hired at NPR, where she cemented her legacy as a prizewinning reporter, and nearly twenty-two years before Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court, Nina called Ruth. A reporter for The National Observer,...

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A hard day for a hangover by Darynda Jones

A hard day for a hangover

Darynda Jones

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"Some people greet the day with open arms. Sheriff Sunshine Vicram would rather give it a hearty shove and get back into bed, because there's just too much going on right now. There's a series of women going missing, and Sunny feels powerless to stop it....

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All the broken places by John Boyne

All the broken places

John Boyne

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"Ninety-one-year-old Gretel Fernsby has lived in the same well-to-do mansion block in London for decades. She lives a quiet, comfortable life, despite her deeply disturbing, dark past. She doesn't talk about her escape from Nazi Germany at age 12. She doesn't...

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Putin by Philip Short

Putin

Philip Short

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"The monumental biography of the most influential leader on the world stage in the last twenty years. Vladimir Putin is a pariah to the West. Alone among world leaders, he has the power to reduce the United States and Europe to ashes in a nuclear firestorm and...

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The sisters of Sea View by Julie Klassen

The sisters of Sea View

Julie Klassen

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"When their father's death leaves them impoverished, the Summers sisters open their home to guests to provide for their ailing mother. But instead of the elderly invalids they expect, they find themselves hosting eligible gentlemen. Sarah must confront her...

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The sea wolves by Jack B. Du Brul

The sea wolves

Jack B. Du Brul

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"In the summer of 1914, Detective Isaac Bell is asked to investigate a cache of missing rifles but discovers something much more sinister. Whoever broke into this Winchester factory wasn't looking to take weapons; they wanted to leave a radio transmitter, set...

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Whiskers and lies by Sofie Kelly

Whiskers and lies

Sofie Kelly

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"Librarian Kathleen Paulson is always willing to help a friend, but to save one from a wrongful arrest, she will need magical backup from her affectionate cats in the newest installment of this New York Times bestselling series. Baker Georgia Tepper has been...

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The plot thickets by Julia Henry

The plot thickets

Julia Henry

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"With spring's arrival Lilly Jayne and the beautification committee turn their eyes a cleanup of the Goosebush cemetery after they find the plots sorely neglected and inexplicably rearranged. Whitney Dunne-Bradford snapped up custodianship of the graveyard...

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Stella Maris by Cormac McCarthy

Stella Maris

Cormac McCarthy

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"The best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Road returns with the second volume of The Passenger series: Stella Maris is an intimate portrait of grief and longing, as a young woman in a psychiatric facility seeks to understand her own existence....

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Murder at the taffy shop by Maddie Day

Murder at the taffy shop

Maddie Day

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"Mackenzie "Mac" Almeida loves to exercise her mind by puzzling out fictional clues in the mystery novels she reads and discusses with her Cozy Capers Book Group. After wealthy genealogist Beverly Ruchart is found dead outside Gin's taffy shop, the candy maker...

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A dangerous business by Jane Smiley

A dangerous business

Jane Smiley

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"Monterey, 1851. Ever since her husband was killed in a bar fight, Eliza Ripple has been working in a brothel. It seems like a better life, at least at first. The madam, Mrs. Parks, is kind, the men are (relatively) well behaved, and Eliza has attained what...

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The last housewife by Ashley Winstead

The last housewife

Ashley Winstead

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"During their senior year of college, Shay Evans and her best friend Laurel escaped from a violent, magnetic man and his equally violent views about women and society. Eight years later, Shay has built a new life for herself. But the horrifying news of...

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Leopard's scar by Christine Feehan

Leopard's scar

Christine Feehan

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"The moment Meiling sees Gedeon she knows he's a leopard shifter--just as she knows she can't trust him. Meiling doesn't take chances, life has taught her better than that. So why does she find herself rescuing this deadly, gorgeous man, when she knows she'd...

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Night shift by Robin Cook

Night shift

Robin Cook

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"Colleagues-turned-spouses Doctor Laurie Montgomery and Doctor Jack Stapleton already have their plates full with crazy work schedules and family pressures. The last thing they need is a murder. When Laurie's longtime friend, by all accounts healthy Dr. Sue...

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Resilient by John Eldredge

Resilient

John Eldredge

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"New York Times bestselling author John Eldredge gives readers who are drained from the madness of modern life the tools they need to follow Jesus' path of supernatural resilience so they can recover their joy, strengthen their hearts, and thrive through the...

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Straight up by Ruby Tui

Straight up

Ruby Tui

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"After a childhood filled with neglect Ruby yearned for another path. Determined not to let her upbringing limit her, she survived abuse, drugs and tragedy to become one of the most successful women's rugby players in the world. The explosion of women's rugby...

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Winter time by Laurence Fearnley

Winter time

Laurence Fearnley

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"Having returned to the Mackenzie Country to deal with the unexpected death of his brother, Roland has more than enough on his plate. He could do without the demands of a cantankerous neighbour, the complaints of his partner back in Australia and discovering...

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A world of curiosities by Louise Penny

A world of curiosities

Louise Penny

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"It's spring and Three Pines is reemerging after the harsh winter. But not everything buried should come alive again. Not everything lying dormant should reemerge. But something has. As the villagers prepare for a special celebration, Armand Gamache and...

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How to be a bad Muslim and other essays by Mohamed Hassan

How to be a bad Muslim and other essays

Mohamed Hassan

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"Funny, elegiac and chilling, these essays from award-winning New Zealand writer Mohamed Hassan blend storytelling, memoir and non-fiction to map the experience of being Muslim in the C21st. This is the breakout non-fiction book from award-winning New Zealand...

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Learning to be French (and failing) by Anna Bibby

Learning to be French (and failing)

Anna Bibby

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"Anna Bibby owned a successful art gallery in New Zealand until one day, on holiday in France, she bought a falling-down house in a picturesque medieval village. So began the process of renovating her beautiful old house which, of course, wasn't without its...

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No excuses by Dave Letele

No excuses

Dave Letele

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"The amazing true story of Dave “the Brown Buttabean” Letele and how he turned his life around. Dave Letele’s incredible life has taken him from footy to failure, crime to community, fat to fit and riches to rags -- and back again. Today, he is an...

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Return to Harikoa Bay by Owen Marshall

Return to Harikoa Bay

Owen Marshall

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"'Whenever I think of coming to punish my father, it's always in a strong wind, and that's blowing now as I drive up the long, unsealed track to the house and sheds.' So begins one of Owen Marshall’s superbly subversive stories. He offers up a wide range of...

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Sons of a good keen man

Sons of a good keen man

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"Barry Crump was a titan of New Zealand writing, his semi-autobiographical novels about life as a rugged outdoorsman selling more than a million copies. In his time, he was held up as the quintessential Kiwi bloke. In our time, the situation is less sure, with...

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A fish in the swim of the world by Benjamin Brown

A fish in the swim of the world

Benjamin Brown

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"Gathered from the tobacco-green valleys of the Motueka River where he grew up during the 1960s and 1970s, Brown's memoir is rich with a sense of place, of family. The strands of his parents' lives reach from Outback Australia and the hardship years of the...

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Here for a good time by Chris (Comedian) Parker

Here for a good time

Chris (Comedian) Parker

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"Star of stand-up, winner of Celebrity Treasure Island and lockdown Instagram sensation, Chris Parker shares a series of short stories, essays and musings. Chris has made a name for himself as an outspoken, witty and charming personality who is consistently...

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Scot mist by Catriona McPherson

Scot mist

Catriona McPherson

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"March 2020 and Operation Cocker is a go! The owners of the Last Ditch Motel, with a little help from their friend Lexy Campbell, are preparing to support one another through the oncoming lockdown, offering the motel's spare rooms to a select few from the...

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Almost a whisper by Priscilla Masters

Almost a whisper

Priscilla Masters

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"A young woman is moving dangerously close to the edge of the rock face, pushing a stroller with a child strapped in it towards the steep drop. She has blood on her clothes. Is she a victim or a would-be killer? Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy takes on the...

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Hunting time by Jeffery Deaver

Hunting time

Jeffery Deaver

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"There are two fundamental rules of survival: #1 - Never be without a means of escape. Allison Parker is on the run with her teenage daughter, Hannah, and Colter Shaw has been hired by her eccentric boss, entrepreneur Marty Harmon, to find and protect her....

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The Whittiers by Danielle Steel

The Whittiers

Danielle Steel

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"Connie and Preston Whittier raised their six children in a once grand mansion in the centre of New York's Manhattan. The children are now adults and have lives of their own, but the house remains the heart of the family and somewhere they all love to return,...

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Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Demon Copperhead

Barbara Kingsolver

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"Demon Copperhead: a boy born to a teenaged single mother in a single-wide trailer, with no assets beyond his dead father's good looks and copper-colored hair, a caustic wit, and a fierce talent for survival. Demon befriends us on this, his journey through the...

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Our missing hearts by Celeste Ng

Our missing hearts

Celeste Ng

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"Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in Harvard's library. He knows not to ask too many questions, stand out too much, stray too far. For a decade, their lives have...

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The precious Jules by Shawn Nocher

The precious Jules

Shawn Nocher

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"After nearly two hundred years of housing retardants, as they were once known, the Beechwood Institute is closing the doors on its dark history, and the complicated task of reassigning residents has begun. Ella Jules, having arrived at Beechwood at the tender...

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Nightcrawling by Leila Mottley

Nightcrawling

Leila Mottley

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"A dazzling, unforgettable novel about a young Black woman who walks the streets of Oakland and stumbles headlong into the failure of its justice system--a debut that announces a blazingly original voice. Kiara Johnson and her brother Marcus are barely...

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Wyoming homecoming by Diana Palmer

Wyoming homecoming

Diana Palmer

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"She's haunted his dreams for years, and now she's back to wreak havoc on his heart. When Sheriff Cody Banks's wife died, he blamed Abby Brennan for the illness he's sure killed Deborah and, in his grief, made sure she knew it. Looking back now, he knows that...

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The Dover Café at war by Ginny Bell

The Dover Café at war

Ginny Bell

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Dover, 1939. At the heart of Market Square lies Castle's Cafe, run by the formidable Nellie Castle and her six children. Nellie's eldest daughter Marianne has suffered the scorn and gossip of the townsfolk since the scandalous birth of her illegitimate baby...

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Orders to kill by Edward Marston

Orders to kill

Edward Marston

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December 1917. Ada Hobbes has cleaned for Dr Tindall for many years and begins this frosty morning like any other day. But it turns out the house is not empty after all. The blood-covered George Tindall is sprawled across the floor. Detective Inspector Harvey...

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Landlines by Raynor Winn

Landlines

Raynor Winn

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Raynor Winn knows that her husband Moth's health is declining, getting worse by the day. She knows of only one cure. It worked once before. But will he - CAN he - set out with her on another healing walk? The Cape Wrath Trail is over two hundred miles of...

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The leaning man by Anne Harré

The leaning man

Anne Harré

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The city of Wellington is unforgiving and unrepentant. Forget the politicians: they're poor amateurs in deception and crime. It's Saturday night down on the wharf. Celebrations are in full swing for the Westons' fortieth wedding anniversary. Their daughter...

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A season for hope by Rosie Goodwin

A season for hope

Rosie Goodwin

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Whitby, 1845. Amber Ainsley works as a laundry maid for the wealthy Greenwoods. But when she falls pregnant with Barnaby Greenwood's illegitimate child, he orders her to get rid of it. Amber refuses and flees to Scarborough, where she will stay with her Uncle...

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A very modern marriage by Rachel Brimble

A very modern marriage

Rachel Brimble

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Manchester industrialist William Rose was a poor lad who pulled himself up by his bootstraps, but in order to achieve his greatest ambitions he must become the epitome of Victorian respectability: a family man. But the only woman who's caught his eye is...

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The timber girls by Rosie Archer

The timber girls

Rosie Archer

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1942. Working in the greengrocer's and playing the piano in the pub isn't fulfilling 19-year-old Trixie Smith's idea of helping Britain win the war. One day she sees a poster advertising the Women's Timber Corps and decides to sign up - soon she is on her way...

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Wartime with the tram girls by Lynn Johnson

Wartime with the tram girls

Lynn Johnson

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July 1914. Britain is in turmoil as WW1 begins to change the world. While the young men disappear off to foreign battlefields, the women left at home throw themselves into jobs meant for the boys. Hiding her privileged background and her suffragette past,...

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The wartime bookshop by Lesley Eames

The wartime bookshop

Lesley Eames

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Alice moves to the village of Churchwood with her retired father just as WWII breaks out. She is desperate to be useful but, nursing both an injured hand and a broken heart, she expects her prospects of finding employment are poor, and worries that she won't...

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Elmer Kelton's The unlikely lawman by Steve Kelton

Elmer Kelton's The unlikely lawman

Steve Kelton

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"Elmer Kelton's Hewey Calloway, one of the best-loved cowboys in all of Western fiction, returns in this novel of his middling years, as he looks for work--but not too much work--in 1904 West Texas. Hewey Calloway is heading north to Colorado, on a horse drive...

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The too-late trail by Matthew P. Mayo

The too-late trail

Matthew P. Mayo

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"After struggling for years to work a raw-patch ranch in the arid flatlands of Texas, young Mitchell Newland learns that his herd of scrubby range cattle will fetch ten times their local price if they're driven to Montana. He strikes a one-sided deal with the...

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Change of fortune by K. S. Jones

Change of fortune

K. S. Jones

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"The 1849 Gold Rush is no place for a refined young woman on her own, but Quinn MacCann plans to become a businesswoman, independent and capable of earning her own way. To escape her wealthy but abusive father with her inherited dowry intact, Quinn marries a...

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It starts with us by Colleen Hoover

It starts with us

Colleen Hoover

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"Lily and her ex-husband, Ryle, have just settled into a civil coparenting rhythm when she suddenly bumps into her first love, Atlas, again. After nearly two years separated, she is elated that for once, time is on their side, and she immediately says yes when...

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Racing the light by Robert Crais

Racing the light

Robert Crais

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"THE CITY OF ANGELS. Adele Schumacher isn't a typical worried mum. When she hires Elvis to find her missing son, a controversial podcaster named Josh Shoe, she brings a bag filled with cash, paranoid tales of government conspiracies, and a squad of mysterious...

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The last party by Clare Mackintosh

The last party

Clare Mackintosh

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"On New Year's Eve, Rhys Lloyd has a house full of guests. His lakeside holiday homes are a success, and he's generously invited the village to drink champagne with their wealthy new neighbours. This will be the party to end all parties. But not everyone is...

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