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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 victim by John (Fiction writer) author. Nicholl

The victim

John (Fiction writer) author. Nicho...

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Alice Granger is no ordinary survivor. She has a tale to tell, a story of revenge. Alice feels driven to protect the innocent from dangerous men. Men like her father. Men who hurt children. Predators who prey on the innocent. And there's nothing Alice won't do...

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Springtime for murder by Debbie Young

Springtime for murder

Debbie Young

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When Bunny Carter, the old lady from the Manor House, is discovered in an open grave, Sophie Sayers is sure it's a case of foul play. But when it comes to suspects, she's spoiled for choice. One of Bunny's squabbling children from three different husbands?...

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Murder in Chianti by T. A. author. Williams

Murder in Chianti

T. A. author. Williams

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Murder in broad daylight... When millionaire magnate, Rex Hunter is found with his head bashed in on the eighth hole of his prestigious golf and country club in beautiful Chianti, it's a clear case of murder. Hunter was rich and successful and the envy of...

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One down by Diana Wilkinson

One down

Diana Wilkinson

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When Amanda's husband, Nathan, walked out on her ten months ago, she thought she would never hear from him again. But her crossword setter husband has other plans, and toys with her from a distance, using the daily grid, each clue a mocking taunt at her...

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Payback by Edie Baylis

Payback

Edie Baylis

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Revenge will come at a price... With his once thriving casino business now in ruins, Seb Stoker is certain about two things: One - he will rebuild bigger and better than ever. And two - someone will pay for torching his club. But until that day comes, Seb has...

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My sister's secret by Diane Saxon

My sister's secret

Diane Saxon

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Something happened to me when I was nine. My childhood memories before that fateful day are gone. Extinguished. The aftermath has become a living nightmare with a guilt that runs so deep that I'm not sure I can ever tell anyone. I fear I've left it too late......

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The pain tourist by Paul Cleave

The pain tourist

Paul Cleave

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A man wakes from a coma to find himself targeted by the men who tried to kill him, and someone impersonating a notorious serial killer... a chilling, nerve-shredding thriller.--Publisher’s description.

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The moose paradox by Antti Tuomainen

The moose paradox

Antti Tuomainen

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Insurance mathematician Henri Koskinen has finally restored order both to his life and to YouMeFun, the adventure park he now owns, when a man from the past appears - and turns everything upside down again. More problems arise when the park's equipment...

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The Mitford secret by Jessica Fellowes

The Mitford secret

Jessica Fellowes

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It's 1941, and the Mitford household is splintered by the vicissitudes of war. To bring the clan together - maybe for one last time - Deborah invites them to Chatsworth for Christmas, along with a selection of society's most impressive and glamorous guests, as...

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Hunted by Roberta Kray

Hunted

Roberta Kray

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Stealing from the rich is what Cara Kendall does for a living. She's 24, bold and fearless, convinced that she'll never get caught. But everyone's luck runs out eventually. When she breaks into a house in Hampstead, she gets more than she bargained for - a...

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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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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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The ghost of Gracie Flynn by Joanna Morrison

The ghost of Gracie Flynn

Joanna Morrison

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Gracie Flynn may be dead. But she's not gone. Three university friends are divided by a tragic death. Eighteen years later, chance reunites them. Robyn is still haunted by memories of her best friend Gracie, and Cohen's heart has never healed. Only Sam seems...

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The furies by John Connolly

The furies

John Connolly

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"Private investigator Charlie Parker is unwittingly drawn into a world of vengeance. New York Times bestselling author John Connolly pits Parker against two separate - but vitally connected - investigations, which prove to be among the most complicated of his...

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Monkey business by Lois Schmitt

Monkey business

Lois Schmitt

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"When the director of a Long Island zoo is murdered by snake venom, Kristy Farrell, former English teacher turned wildlife reporter, takes a personal interest in the case. Her brother Tim, the zoo's curator in charge of reptiles, is the leading suspect....

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Bones of holly by Carolyn Haines

Bones of holly

Carolyn Haines

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"Sarah Booth and Tinkie, along with baby Maylin, are in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for Christmas this year, as judges for the annual library tree decorating contest. The other two judges are writers Sandra O'Day and Janet Malone. They're bestselling...

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A catered New Year's Eve by Isis Crawford

A catered New Year's Eve

Isis Crawford

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"Sisters Bernie and Libby Simmons are reunited with a distant relative who wants them to cater a New Year's Eve event - and help find a guilty party ... It's been years since Bernie and Libby's parents became estranged from Ada Sinclair's side of the family -...

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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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The bingo hall detectives by Jonathan Whitelaw

The bingo hall detectives

Jonathan Whitelaw

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Jason Brazel is an out-of-work journalist who lives in Penrith with his family and mother-in-law, Amita Khatri. She knows everyone and everything that's going on in this corner of the Lakes. So when it's discovered that Madeleine Frobisher - one of Amita's...

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The orchard murders by Robert Gott

The orchard murders

Robert Gott

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In 1944, in the outer-Melbourne suburb of Nunawading, the brutal deaths of a family herald the return of a long-forgotten cult. A man named Anthony Prescott has declared himself the Messiah, and has promised his followers immortality. There are those who...

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Mystery in white by J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Farjeon

Mystery in white

J. Jefferson (Joseph Jefferson) Far...

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On Christmas Eve, heavy snowfall blocks a railway line and brings a train to a halt in the countryside. An old man seizes his bag and jumps out, intending to walk to the nearby village of Hemmersby and there pick up a train on the branch line. Four passengers,...

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Murder at Claridge's by Jim Eldridge

Murder at Claridge's

Jim Eldridge

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One of the Claridge's kitchen porters is found dead - strangled. He was a recent employee who claimed to be Romanian, but evidence suggests he may have been German. Detective Chief Inspector Coburg has to find out exactly who he was, and what he was doing at...

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The Threlkeld theory by Rebecca Tope

The Threlkeld theory

Rebecca Tope

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Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown's wedding day to Christopher Henderson has arrived on a glorious summer's day in the pretty Lake District village of Threlkeld. While the day passes off without undue calamity, later when most of the guests have departed, a young man is...

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Going rogue by Janet Evanovich

Going rogue

Janet Evanovich

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"Monday mornings aren't supposed to be fun, but they should be predictable. However, on this particular Monday, Stephanie Plum knows that something is amiss when she turns up for work at Vinnie's Bail Bonds to find that longtime office manager Connie Rosolli,...

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The twist of a knife by Anthony Horowitz

The twist of a knife

Anthony Horowitz

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"In New York Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz's ingenious fourth literary whodunit following The Word is Murder, The Sentence is Death, and A Line to Kill, Horowitz becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation--and only one man can prove his...

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Desert star by Michael Connelly

Desert star

Michael Connelly

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"A year has passed since LAPD detective Renée Ballard quit the force in the face of misogyny, demoralisation, and endless red tape. Yet, after the chief of police himself tells her she can write her ticket within the department, Ballard takes back her badge,...

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The lost notebook by Louise Douglas

The lost notebook

Louise Douglas

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A notebook full of secrets, two untimely deaths - something sinister is stirring in the perfect seaside town of Morranez... It's summer and holidaymakers are flocking to the idyllic Brittany coast. But when first an old traveller woman dies in suspicious...

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The prisoner by B. A. Paris

The prisoner

B. A. Paris

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"Amelie has always been a survivor, from losing her parents as a child in Paris to making it on her own in London. As she builds a life for herself, she is swept up into a glamorous lifestyle where she married the handsome billionaire Ned Hawthorne. But then,...

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You're invited by Amanda Jayatissa

You're invited

Amanda Jayatissa

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"When Amaya is invited to Kaavi's over-the-top wedding in Sri Lanka, Amaya is surprised and a little hurt to hear from her former best friend after so many years of radio silence. But when Amaya learns that the groom is her very own ex-boyfriend, she is...

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Dashing through the snowbirds by Donna Andrews

Dashing through the snowbirds

Donna Andrews

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"Christmas in Caerphilly is wonderful! Unless you're a Canadian whose inconsiderate boss is forcing you to spend the holiday there, far from family and friends, with only a slim chance of a white Christmas. Meg already has her hands full, trying to make the...

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Things we do in the dark by Jennifer Hillier

Things we do in the dark

Jennifer Hillier

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"Paris Peralta is suspected of killing her celebrity husband, and her long-hidden past now threatens to destroy her future. When Paris Peralta is arrested in her own bathroom - covered in blood, holding a straight razor, her celebrity husband dead in the...

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Remember me by Charity Norman

Remember me

Charity Norman

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"A close-knit community is ripped apart by disturbing revelations that cast new light on a young woman's disappearance twenty-five years ago. After years of living overseas, Emily returns to New Zealand to care for her father who has dementia. As his memory...

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Murder in Westminster by Vanessa Riley

Murder in Westminster

Vanessa Riley

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"Discovering a body on her property presents Lady Abigail Worthing with more than one pressing problem. The victim is Juliet, the wife of her neighbour, Stapleton Henderson. Although Abigail has little connection with the lady in question, she expects to be...

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Murder in a Scottish garden by Traci Hall

Murder in a Scottish garden

Traci Hall

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"Paislee's custom sweater and yarn business, Cashmere Crush, is the sole support for not only the single mum and her ten-year-old son Brody, but also her eccentric Gramps. So when her landlord, Shawn Marcus, serves her an eviction notice and then pulls a...

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May God forgive by Alan Parks

May God forgive

Alan Parks

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"Glasgow is a city in mourning. An arson attack on a hairdresser's has left five dead. Tempers are frayed and sentiments running high. When three youths are charged the city goes wild. A crowd gathers outside the courthouse but as the police drive the young...

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Murder in the manger by Debbie Young

Murder in the manger

Debbie Young

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When Sophie Sayers' plans for a cosy English country Christmas are interrupted by the arrival of her ex-boyfriend, her troubles are only just beginning. Before long, the whole village stands accused of murder. Damian says he's come to direct the village...

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Murder at the well by Debbie Young

Murder at the well

Debbie Young

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While Sophie and her friends celebrate Valentine's Night in The Bluebird, a dead body plummets to the bottom of the village well - and nobody hears it fall. In this close-knit community where everyone knows each other's business, is it possible for anyone to...

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Local girl missing by J. A. (John Alec) author. Baker

Local girl missing

J. A. (John Alec) author. Baker

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Missing without trace... When local woman Deborah goes missing, her colleagues Adrian, Yvonne and Merriel are all left in shock. Gossip around the office begins to swirl - what could have happened to Deborah? Is she dead or alive? And who could be responsible...

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The cop by John (Fiction writer) author. Nicholl

The cop

John (Fiction writer) author. Nicho...

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Kathy thought she'd met her soulmate. But Police Inspector Michael Conner's behaviour changes on the day of their wedding. Showing his true colours for the first time, Conner becomes increasingly manipulative, controlling, and cruel as the months pass. When...

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The student by John (Fiction writer) author. Nicholl

The student

John (Fiction writer) author. Nicho...

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Harry Gilmore has no idea of the terrible danger he faces when he meets a beautiful girl in a local student bar. Drugged and abducted, Harry wakes up in a secure wooden compound deep in the Welsh countryside, where he is groomed by the leaders of a...

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Queen of diamonds by Gillian Godden

Queen of diamonds

Gillian Godden

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Is the Diamond reign over? Head of the Diamond family, Patsy is determined to make a success of husband Nick's gangland empire - whatever the cost. Nick was ruthless and cold-blooded, but he built a legacy that Patsy wants to protect. So when a mysterious...

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Hunter by Ross Greenwood

Hunter

Ross Greenwood

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There's a killer on the streets, and no one is safe? First there was the drowned man, but maybe his death was an accident? Then there were the decapitated bodies, the burnt girl, the women pursued in the dark. Finally the police have to admit there's a serial...

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Wicked girls by Heather Atkinson

Wicked girls

Heather Atkinson

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Cousins Valerie and Toni McVay have been best friends forever, and when you're a McVay you need all the friends you can get. When Toni's twelfth birthday is marred by a terrible crime, the wicked path of the girls looks set. A decade later, the McVay family...

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A sliver of darkness by C. J. author. Tudor

A sliver of darkness

C. J. author. Tudor

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Timeslips. Doomsday scenarios. Killer butterflies. Eleven captivating and twisted tales of the macabre from a maestro of suspense. In FINAL COURSE, the world has descended into darkness, but a group of old friends make time for one last dinner party. Thwarted...

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The killing ground by Finn Bell

The killing ground

Finn Bell

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At the bottom of New Zealand's South Island, near the tiny harbour town of Riverton, Finn Bell moves into the isolated Smuggler's Cottage. He's running away from his old life and broken marriage, and still hasn't decided whether or not he's come here to die....

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A heart full of headstones by Ian Rankin

A heart full of headstones

Ian Rankin

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John Rebus stands accused: on trial for a crime that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Although it's not the first time the legendary detective has taken the law into his own hands, it could well be the last. What drove a good man to cross...

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Marple by Naomi Alderman

Marple

Naomi Alderman

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Twelve further adventures of Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, penned by twelve masters of crime. Poison disposes of poachers and patriarchs alike, striking on the high seas, at a wedding reception, and an Oxford college dinner. Valuable jewellery vanishes;...

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No plan B by Lee Child

No plan B

Lee Child

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Gerrardsville, Colorado. One tragic event. Two witnesses. Two conflicting accounts. One witness sees a woman throw herself in front of a bus - clearly suicide. The other witness is Jack Reacher. And he sees what really happened - a man in grey hoodie and...

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The Christmas murder game by Alexandra Benedict

The Christmas murder game

Alexandra Benedict

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Lily Armitage never intended to return to Endgame House - the grand family home where her mother died twenty-one years ago. Until she receives a letter from her aunt, asking her to return to take part in an annual tradition: the Christmas Game. The challenge?...

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The scarlet cross by Lyn McFarlane

The scarlet cross

Lyn McFarlane

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Nurse Meredith Griffin runs St Jude Hospital's emergency ward, the largest on the Pacific Northwest coast. A psychiatric nursing specialist, she's good at managing other people's problems - but is less adept with her own. When a twenty-two-year-old woman is...

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Blotto, Twinks and the Maharajah's jewel by Simon Brett

Blotto, Twinks and the Maharajah's jewel

Simon Brett

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An Old Etonian chum begs Blotto to join him on a cricket tour of India. But they still need a twelfth man - a vacancy which his ridiculously capable sister Twinks will have no problem in filling. The Dowager Duchess assents readily: Blotto is more tolerable...

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A murder inside by Frances Brody

A murder inside

Frances Brody

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1969. A job in the Prison Service is not for everyone. But for Nell Lewis, helping prisoners is something she cares about deeply, and when she's promoted into a new post as governor of HMP Brackerley in Yorkshire, she's tasked with transforming the renowned...

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Wrong place wrong time by Gillian McAllister

Wrong place wrong time

Gillian McAllister

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

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Old sins by Jane Adams

Old sins

Jane Adams

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"1929. The discovery of the bodies of two retired policemen, Walter Cole and Hayden Paul, sounds warning bells to DCI Henry Johnstone. Both men were experiencing financial difficulties, and their deaths were staged to look like suicides. Hayden left a note...

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The silent conversation by Caro Ramsay

The silent conversation

Caro Ramsay

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"It's been four years since four-year-old Johnny Clearwater disappeared without trace one hot summer afternoon. Now, a new TV documentary series is revisiting the case, dredging up memories perhaps best left forgotten. On the night the TV show is broadcast,...

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The danger within by Hilary Bonner

The danger within

Hilary Bonner

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"A man lies dead on the kitchen floor of his comfortable North Devon home, his body punctured by multiple stab wounds. Beside him sits his silent, traumatised wife. DCI David Vogel reckons he's seen it all before. A domestic tragedy: an abused wife snaps after...

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Murder in the cloister by Tania Bayard

Murder in the cloister

Tania Bayard

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"Paris, 1399. Scribe Christine de Pizan is sent to the Priory of Poissy by the palace to copy a manuscript for the prioress. But the prioress already has many copyists, and Christine senses that something is amiss. Her suspicions are confirmed when the...

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Mimic by Daniel (Novelist) Cole

Mimic

Daniel (Novelist) Cole

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"1989. DS Benjamin Chambers and DC Adam Winters are on the trail of a serial killer with a twisted passion for recreating the world's greatest works of art through the bodies of his victims. After Chambers nearly loses his life, the case goes cold due to lack...

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The cat and the corpse in the old barn by Kate (Contemporary artist) High

The cat and the corpse in the old barn

Kate (Contemporary artist) High

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"Clarice Beech has two passions in life: animal rescue and Detective Inspector Rick Beech. She is devoted to the first but she and Rick have been separated for the past six months - life without him is hard. Clarice shares her other love, for contemporary...

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Murder in a Scottish shire by Traci Hall

Murder in a Scottish shire

Traci Hall

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"Known as the Brighton of the North, Nairn is both a charming Scottish town and a popular seaside resort, but to Paislee Shaw, it's simply home - unfortunately to a murderer. For a 28-year-old single mum, Paislee has knit together a sensible life for herself,...

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A certain darkness by Anna Lee Huber

A certain darkness

Anna Lee Huber

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"March 1920: Life has turned unsettlingly quiet for former British Intelligence agent Verity Kent and her husband, Sidney. But even that false calm is about to end. As threats remain, the French authorities soon request Sidney's help with a suspect who claims...

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Murder through the English post by Jessica Ellicott

Murder through the English post

Jessica Ellicott

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"A rash of poison pen letters has enveloped the sleepy English village of Walmsley Parva in cloud of suspicion and paranoia. What began for two dear if very different friends - an American adventuress and a prim and proper Brit - as a creative response to the...

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Black summer by M. W. (Mike W.) Craven

Black summer

M. W. (Mike W.) Craven

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"Jared Keaton, chef to the stars. Charming. Charismatic. Psychopath. He's currently serving a life sentence for the brutal murder of his daughter, Elizabeth. Her body was never found and Keaton was convicted largely on the testimony of Detective Sergeant...

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The Paris apartment by Lucy (Novelist) Foley

The Paris apartment

Lucy (Novelist) Foley

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"Welcome to No.12 Rue des Amants. A beautiful old apartment block, far from the glittering lights of the Eiffel Tower and the bustling banks of the Seine. Where nothing goes unseen. And everyone has a story to unlock. Something terrible happened here last...

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This train by James Grady

This train

James Grady

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"'This Train' races us through America's heartland, carrying secrets. There is treasure in the cargo car, along with an invisible puppeteer. There is a coder named Nora, Mugzy, the yippy dog, and Ross, the too-curious poet. On board, it's a countdown to...

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Caged little birds by Lucy Banks

Caged little birds

Lucy Banks

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"Ava is just out of prison after serving 25 years for murder. Depicted as a monster in the press, she has been provided with a new identity and a new place to live. This seems to be the normal life she's been longing for. Then she realises she's being followed...

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