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Gut shot by Wayne D. Overholser

Gut shot

Wayne D. Overholser

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"Dan Quaid had a chance to buy prime cattle range in Central Oregon at 2.00 dollars an acre. And he wanted to get his boy out to the country where a man could breathe without knocking down his neighbour. So the Quaids pulled stakes and moved. Dan didn't...

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Massacre at Crow Creek Crossing by Charles West

Massacre at Crow Creek Crossing

Charles West

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"Cole Bonner will never forget what happened to his family at Crow Creek Crossing. His wife, her parents, and their three young children - brutally slaughtered by outlaws. The horror of the massacre drove him into the wilderness. Drove him nearly mad....

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Bucko by Cliff Farrell

Bucko

Cliff Farrell

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"Matt Battles was an outcast in his own home town. Robbery and murder had been done and, despite a total lack of proof, many thought that Matt, and his pal, Johnny Kidd, who had disappeared after the crime, had been in on it. Then Matt was offered a chance...

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The running horses by Fred Grove

The running horses

Fred Grove

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"There were few horse breeders in the West to equal Lee Banner: the man was a born horseman who took any job he could find to keep his small Oklahoma spread going and to help him fulfil his lifelong dream of seeing one of his two-year-olds in the All...

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Ghost-town gold by William Colt MacDonald

Ghost-town gold

William Colt MacDonald

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"Tucson Smith, Lullaby Joslin, and Stony Brooke had ridden into Prospect looking to buy some bulls from Marty Barrett when Tucson saw a pretty girl lose a piece of paper from her pocket. He rushed to pick it up to return it to her, but when Gus Brown...

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White Christmas wedding by Celeste Winters

White Christmas wedding

Celeste Winters

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"This heartwarming, feel-good holiday romance brings together a loveable cast of characters who find hope where they thought it had been lost and romance where no one ever expected it. Returning home to her family's farm in the Midwest for her Christ...

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Murder at Crossways by Alyssa Maxwell

Murder at Crossways

Alyssa Maxwell

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"The days are getting shorter as summer's end approaches, which means it's time for the Harvest Festival, the last big event of the season, held by Mamie Fish, wife of millionaire railroad tycoon Stuyvesant Fish, at their grand "cottage," Crossways. ...

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Buckskin, bloomers, and me by Johnny D. Boggs

Buckskin, bloomers, and me

Johnny D. Boggs

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"What's a 16-year-old boy to do when he learns that his stepmother and a local judge have murdered his father and now plan to kill him, too? Well, when it's 1906, and you can play pretty good second base, you join a barn-storming baseball team making...

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Fatal strike by DiAnn Mills

Fatal strike

DiAnn Mills

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"There's a killer on the loose in Galveston, targeting law enforcement officials and using a fatal injection of snake venom to take them down. Authorities have reasons to believe the Veneno gang is behind the hits, and FBI Agents Leah Riesel and Jon ...

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In the cradle lies by Olivia Newport

In the cradle lies

Olivia Newport

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"On a solo ski vacation in Canyon Mines, Colorado, Tucker has a love-hate relationship with his wealth, spending indiscriminately while skiing fearlessly and preparing to conquer the overgrown slope of Hidden Run, a dangerous run not attempted in decades....

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The familiar stranger by Christina Tarabochia

The familiar stranger

Christina Tarabochia

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"Why is he so cold and distant? Denise wonders as Craig demeans her yet again. Is it his job? The family? Or is it me? Though she's poured her heart into her marriage, years of enduring his long hours, frequent trips and short temper have left her with...

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Call upon the water by S. K. Tillyard

Call upon the water

S. K. Tillyard

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"In 1649, Jan Brunt arrives in Great Britain from the Netherlands to work on draining and developing an expanse of wetlands known as the Great Level. Here he meets Eliza, a local woman whose love overturns his ordered vision. Determined to help her t...

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The Gryphon heist by James R. Hannibal

The Gryphon heist

James R. Hannibal

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"Talia Inger is a rookie CIA case officer assigned not to the Moscow desk as she had hoped but to the forgotten backwaters of Eastern Europe, a department only known as 'Other.' When she is tasked with helping a young, charming Moldovan executive secure...

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Synapse by Steven James

Synapse

Steven James

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"From the critically-acclaimed author whom Publishers Weekly has called a "master storyteller" comes a taut new thriller where things are not always as they appear to be ... Thirty years from now, when Kestrel Hathaway, a pastor in Cincinnati, witnesses...

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A Christmas home by Marta Perry

A Christmas home

Marta Perry

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"After ten years spent keeping house and raising her younger siblings, Sarah Yoder returns home to Promise Glen determined to make a fresh start. Her new job with neighbor Noah Raber's furniture business seems promising - until she and the woodworker...

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A house of ghosts by W. C. Ryan

A house of ghosts

W. C. Ryan

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"Winter 1917. As the First World War enters its most brutal phase, back home in England, everyone is seeking answers to the darkness that has seeped into their lives. At Blackwater Abbey, on an island off the Devon coast, Lord Highmount has arranged ...

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When Christmas comes by Katherine Spencer

When Christmas comes

Katherine Spencer

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"Liza Merritt is grateful for the many blessings in her life when she returns to Angel Island with her family to celebrate Thanksgiving. Most of all, she's looking forward to a reunion with her dear friend, Claire North. Claire seems untouched by the...

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Booking the crook by Laurie Cass

Booking the crook

Laurie Cass

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"Minnie Hamilton and her rescue cat, Eddie, cruise around lovely Chilson, Michigan delivering happiness and good reads in their bookmobile. But the feisty librarian is worried that the bookmobile's future could be uncertain when a new library board c...

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A crimson frost by Marcia Lynn McClure

A crimson frost

Marcia Lynn McClure

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"Beloved of her father, King Dacian, and adored by her people, the Scarlet Princess Monet endeavoured to serve her kingdom well – for the people of the Kingdom of Karvana were good and worthy of service. Long Monet had known that even her marriage would...

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A Christmas gathering by Anne Perry

A Christmas gathering

Anne Perry

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"As beautiful as it may be, their friends' country home is not where Lady Vespasia wishes to spend Christmas with her new husband, Victor Narraway. She'd rather pass a relaxing holiday at home with him--especially because Victor, former head of the L...

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Let it snow by Nancy Thayer

Let it snow

Nancy Thayer

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"Christina Antonioni is preparing for the holidays at her Nantucket toy shop, unpacking last-minute shipments and decorating for her loyal Christmas shoppers. But when her Scrooge of a landlord, Oscar Bittlesman, raises her rent, it seems nearly impossible...

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All the forgivenesses by Elizabeth Hardinger

All the forgivenesses

Elizabeth Hardinger

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"Growing up on their hardscrabble farm in rural Kentucky, fifteen-year-old Albertina "Bertie" Winslow has learned a lot from her mama, Polly. She knows how to lance a boil, make a pie crust, butcher a pig, and tend to every chore that needs doing. What...

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Have you seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Have you seen Luis Velez?

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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"Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn't belong. Not with his mother's new family. Not as a weekend guest with his father and his father's wife. Not at school, where he's an outcast. After his best friend moves away, Raymond has only two real connections:...

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The fifth column by Andrew Gross

The fifth column

Andrew Gross

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"February, 1939. Europe teeters on the brink of war. In New York City, twenty-two thousand cheering Nazi supporters pack Madison Square Garden for a raucous, hate-filled rally. In a Hell’s Kitchen bar, Charles Mossman is reeling from the loss of his job...

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Royal holiday by Jasmine Guillory

Royal holiday

Jasmine Guillory

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"Vivian Forest has been out of the country a grand total of one time, so when she gets the chance to tag along on her daughter Maddie's work trip to England to style a royal family member, she can't refuse. She's excited to spend the holidays taking in...

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True believer by Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

True believer

Jack (Joint pseudonym) Carr

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"Former Navy SEAL James Reece's skill, cunning, and heroism put the US government back in his debt and [has] set him on another path of revenge. When a string of horrific terrorist attacks plagues the Western world during the holiday season, the broa...

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The beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

The beekeeper of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri

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

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Murder made to order by Lena Gregory

Murder made to order

Lena Gregory

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

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Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman

Mr. Nobody

Catherine Steadman

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

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Moral compass by Danielle Steel

Moral compass

Danielle Steel

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

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House on fire by Joseph Finder

House on fire

Joseph Finder

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

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A long petal of the sea by Isabel Allende

A long petal of the sea

Isabel Allende

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

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Give the devil his due by Sular Gentill

Give the devil his due

Sular Gentill

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

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Hunter killer by Brad Taylor

Hunter killer

Brad Taylor

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

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Hindsight by Iris Johansen

Hindsight

Iris Johansen

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

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Many rivers to cross by Peter Robinson

Many rivers to cross

Peter Robinson

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

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Almost just friends by Jill Shalvis

Almost just friends

Jill Shalvis

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

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Lost by James Patterson

Lost

James Patterson

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

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The river murders by James Patterson

The river murders

James Patterson

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

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Naked came the Florida man by Tim Dorsey

Naked came the Florida man

Tim Dorsey

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

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Grace is gone by Emily Elgar

Grace is gone

Emily Elgar

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

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Good girls lie by J. T. Ellison

Good girls lie

J. T. Ellison

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

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Mumbo gumbo murder by Laura Childs

Mumbo gumbo murder

Laura Childs

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

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The world that we knew by Alice Hoffman

The world that we knew

Alice Hoffman

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

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Child's play by Danielle Steel

Child's play

Danielle Steel

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"You think you know what's best for your grown-up children. But you'll find they have lessons they can now teach you. Kate Morgan is an esteemed Manhattan lawyer. After losing her beloved husband in a tragic accident, she's successfully raised their ...

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Run away by Harlan Coben

Run away

Harlan Coben

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"You've lost your daughter. She's addicted to drugs and to an abusive boyfriend. And she's made it clear that she doesn't want to be found. Then, quite by chance, you see her busking in New York's Central Park. But she's not the girl you remember. This...

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Things in jars by Jess Kidd

Things in jars

Jess Kidd

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"London, 1863. Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age, is taking on her toughest case yet. Reeling from her last job and with her reputation in tatters, a remarkable puzzle has come her way. Christabel Berwick has been kidnapped. But C...

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The space between time by Charlie Laidlaw

The space between time

Charlie Laidlaw

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"Emma Maria Rossini appears to be the luckiest girl in the world. She's the daughter of a beautiful and loving mother, and her father is one of the most famous film actors of his generation. She's also the granddaughter of a rather eccentric and obsc...

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The godless by P. C. Doherty

The godless

P. C. Doherty

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

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Keep her close by M. J. Ford

Keep her close

M. J. Ford

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

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The daughters of Ironbridge by Mollie Walton

The daughters of Ironbridge

Mollie Walton

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

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Apple of my eye by Claire Allan

Apple of my eye

Claire Allan

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

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Where the dead go by Sarah (Australian author) Bailey

Where the dead go

Sarah (Australian author) Bailey

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

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The corset by Laura Purcell

The corset

Laura Purcell

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

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The runaway daughter by Joanna Rees

The runaway daughter

Joanna Rees

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

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The missing sister by Dinah Jefferies

The missing sister

Dinah Jefferies

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

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Rule Britannia by Alec Marsh

Rule Britannia

Alec Marsh

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

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The other wife by Juliet Bell

The other wife

Juliet Bell

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

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The silver gun by L. A. Chandlar

The silver gun

L. A. Chandlar

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

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The Dutch house by Ann Patchett

The Dutch house

Ann Patchett

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

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The playground by Jane Shemilt

The playground

Jane Shemilt

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

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Murder in Rat Alley by Mark De Castrique

Murder in Rat Alley

Mark De Castrique

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

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Lethal agent by Kyle Mills

Lethal agent

Kyle Mills

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

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Dachshund through the snow by David Rosenfelt

Dachshund through the snow

David Rosenfelt

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

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A touch of forever by Jo Goodman

A touch of forever

Jo Goodman

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

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The guardians by John Grisham

The guardians

John Grisham

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

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Blue moon by Lee Child

Blue moon

Lee Child

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

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Island on the edge of the world by Deborah Rodriguez

Island on the edge of the world

Deborah Rodriguez

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

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Scented by Laurence Fearnley

Scented

Laurence Fearnley

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

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Starting from now by Fleur McDonald

Starting from now

Fleur McDonald

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

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The weekend by Charlotte Wood

The weekend

Charlotte Wood

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

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Damascus by Christos Tsiolkas

Damascus

Christos Tsiolkas

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

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Going under by Sonia Henry

Going under

Sonia Henry

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

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Silver by Chris Hammer

Silver

Chris Hammer

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

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Celestial bodies by Jokha Alharthi

Celestial bodies

Jokha Alharthi

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

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