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​Find out what all the fuss is about. Discover the latest popular books and recent bestsellers. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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The great successor  by Anna Fifield

The great successor

Anna Fifield

Book

Skeptical yet insightful, Fifield creates a captivating portrait of the oddest and most secretive political regime in the world--one that is isolated yet internationally relevant, bankrupt yet in possession of nuclear weapons--and its ruler, the...

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The body  by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Book

'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the...

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Talking to strangers  by Malcolm Gladwell

Talking to strangers

Malcolm Gladwell

Book

The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong? Why is it so hard to detect a lie, read a face or...

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In the lion's den  by Barbara Taylor Bradford

In the lion's den

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Book

"London 1889: Victorian London is a place of wealth, privilege and poverty, a city of extremes. For James Falconer, who grew up as a barrow boy on a London market, it is a city of opportunity. Working his way up Henry Malvern's trading company in Pic...

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Inside out  by Demi Moore

Inside out

Demi Moore

Book

Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir. For decades, Demi Moore has been synonymous with celebrity. From iconic film roles to high-profile relationships, Moore has never...

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Spy  by Danielle Steel

Spy

Danielle Steel

Book

"At eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother has ordered from Paris. With her delicate blond looks, she is a stunning beauty who seems destined for a privileged life....

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Me  by Elton John

Me

Elton John

Book

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the smash-hit film Rocketman. The result is Me - the joyously funny, honest and moving story of the most ...

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The rise of magicks  by Nora Roberts

The rise of magicks

Nora Roberts

Book

"After the sickness known as the Doom destroyed civilization, magick has become commonplace, and Fallon Swift has spent her young years learning its ways. Fallon cannot live in peace until she frees those who have been preyed upon by the government or...

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The starless sea  by Erin Morgenstern

The starless sea

Erin Morgenstern

Book

"Zachary Ezra Rawlins is a graduate student in Vermont when he discovers a mysterious book hidden in the stacks. As he turns the pages, entranced by tales of lovelorn prisoners, key collectors, and nameless acolytes, he reads something strange: a story...

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Inexpressible Island  by Paullina Simons

Inexpressible Island

Paullina Simons

Book

"Julian has lost everything he ever loved and is almost out of time. His life and death struggle against fate offers him one last chance to do the impossible and save the woman to whom he is permanently bound. Together, Julian and Josephine must wage...

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A minute to midnight  by David Baldacci

A minute to midnight

David Baldacci

Book

"Atlee Pine has spent most of her life trying to find out what happened that fateful night in Andersonville, Georgia. Her six-year-old twin sister, Mercy, was taken and Atlee was left for dead while their parents were apparently partying downstairs. One...

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Gotta get Theroux this  by Louis Theroux

Gotta get Theroux this

Louis Theroux

Book

From much-loved documentary maker Louis Theroux comes a funny, heartfelt and entertaining account of his life and weird times in TV. In 1994 fledgling journalist Louis Theroux was given a one-off gig on Michael Moore’s TV Nation, presenting a segment...

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Into the dark  by Karen Rose

Into the dark

Karen Rose

Book

"When Michael Rowland saves his younger brother Joshua from the clutches of his stepfather, he runs for his life with his brother in his arms. From his hiding place he sees the man who has made their lives a misery taken away in the trunk of a stranger's...

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Final option   by Clive Cussler

Final option

Clive Cussler

Book

"When the CIA realizes the identities of three American spies in Brazil have been compromised, they turn to Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon to rescue the agents. What seems a routine operation turns out to be a trap designed by Juan Cabrillo...

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Kiss the girls and make them cry  by Mary Higgins Clark

Kiss the girls and make them cry

Mary Higgins Clark

Book

"When investigative journalist Gina Kane receives an email from a 'CRyan' describing her 'terrible experience' while working at REL, a high-profile television news network, including the comment 'and I'm not the only one', Gina knows she has to pursue...

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The sun sister  by Lucinda. author. Riley

The sun sister

Lucinda. author. Riley

Book

"To the outside world, Electra d'Apliese seems as though she is the woman who has everything: as one of the world's top models, she is beautiful, rich and famous. But beneath the veneer, and fuelled by the pressure of the life she leads, Electra's al...

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The night fire  by Michael Connelly

The night fire

Michael Connelly

Book

"Back when Harry Bosch was just a rookie homicide detective, he had an inspiring mentor who taught him to take the work personally and light the fire of relentlessness for every case. Now that mentor, J.J. Thompson, is dead, but after his funeral his...

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Jacinda Ardern  by Michelle Duff

Jacinda Ardern

Michelle Duff

Book

"Michelle Duff delves into Ardern's beginnings in small-town New Zealand, discovering a nose-ringed teen fighting for equality and her own identity in a devout Mormon family. Duff tracks Ardern's political career from being dismissed as a 'show pony'...

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The guardians  by John Grisham

The guardians

John Grisham

Book

"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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Whatever it takes  by Andy McNab

Whatever it takes

Andy McNab

Book

"They say before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. For James Mercer, the financial ruin of his family by the institutions they trusted can never be undone. It shattered everyone, leaving him with a burning need to right the wrongs t...

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Bloody genius  by John Sandford

Bloody genius

John Sandford

Book

"At the local state university, two feuding departments have faced off on the battleground of PC culture. Each carries their views to extremes that may seem absurd, but highly educated people of sound mind and good intentions can reasonably disagree,...

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Blue moon  by Lee Child

Blue moon

Lee Child

Book

"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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Child's play  by Danielle Steel

Child's play

Danielle Steel

Book

"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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The deserter  by Nelson DeMille

The deserter

Nelson DeMille

Book

"When Delta Force Captain Kyle Mercer disappeared from his post in Afghanistan, a video released by his Taliban captors made international headlines. But circumstances were murky: Did Mercer desert before he was captured? Then a second video sent to ...

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The family gift  by Cathy Kelly

The family gift

Cathy Kelly

Book

"Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house - on the outside. On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough. And now Freya's belo...

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No mercy  by Martina Cole

No mercy

Martina Cole

Book

"Diana Davies has been head of the family business since the death of her husband, an infamous bank robber. She's a woman in a man's world, but no one messes with her. Her only son, Angus, is a natural born villain, but he needs to earn Diana's trust...

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Agent running in the field  by John Le Carré

Agent running in the field

John Le Carré

Book

"Set in London in 2018, Agent Running in the Field follows a twenty-six year old solitary figure who, in a desperate attempt to resist the new political turbulence swirling around him, makes connections that will take him down a very dangerous path. In...

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Christmas shopaholic  by Sophie Kinsella

Christmas shopaholic

Sophie Kinsella

Book

"Becky Brandon (nee Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same - Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers. And now...

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Permanent record  by Edward J. Snowden

Permanent record

Edward J. Snowden

Book

Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government's system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down. In...

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Vegful  by Nadia Lim

Vegful

Nadia Lim

Book

"I've created this book for vegetarians, vegans and omnivores alike. Whatever way we choose to eat, there is no doubt that eating more vegetables would do all of us good. So instead of a vegetarian cookbook, I'd more accurately describe this as a veg...

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Sword of kings  by Bernard Cornwell

Sword of kings

Bernard Cornwell

Book

"Uhtred of Bebbanburg is a man of his word. An oath bound him to King Alfred. An oath bound him to Aethelflaed. And now an oath will wrench him away from the ancestral home he fought so hard to regain. For Uhtred has sworn that on King Edward's death,...

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The giver of stars  by Jojo Moyes

The giver of stars

Jojo Moyes

Book

"Alice Wright has travelled halfway across the world to escape her stifling life in England. Handsome American businessman Bennett Van Cleve represents a fresh start. But she soon realises that swapping the twitching curtains of suburbia for newlywed...

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The lying room  by Nicci French

The lying room

Nicci French

Book

"A trusted colleague and friend. A mother. A wife. Neve Connolly is all these things. She has also made mistakes; some small, some unconsciously done, some large, some deliberate. She is only human, after all. But now one mistake is spiralling out of...

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The cockroach  by Ian McEwan

The cockroach

Ian McEwan

Book

"Jim Sams has undergone a metamorphosis. In his previous life he was ignored or loathed, but in his new incarnation he is the most powerful man in Britain – and it is his mission to carry out the will of the people. Nothing must get in his way: not t...

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Quantum  by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Quantum

Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Book

"On the eve of a top secret space mission, Captain Calli Chase detects a tripped alarm in the tunnels deep below a NASA research center. A NASA pilot, quantum physicist, and cybercrime investigator, Calli knows that a looming blizzard and government ...

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Postscript  by Cecelia Ahern

Postscript

Cecelia Ahern

Book

"It's been seven years since Holly Kennedy's husband died - six since she read his final letter, urging Holly to find the courage to forge a new life. She's proud of all the ways in which she has grown and evolved. But when a group inspired by Gerry...

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The Dutch house  by Ann Patchett

The Dutch house

Ann Patchett

Book

"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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Many rivers to cross  by Peter Robinson

Many rivers to cross

Peter Robinson

Book

"A skinny young boy is found dead - his body carelessly stuffed into 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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Cilka's journey  by Heather Morris

Cilka's journey

Heather Morris

Book

Her beauty saved her life and condemned her. Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp, in 1942. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices her long beautiful hair, and forces her separation from...

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The barefoot investor  by Scott Pape

The barefoot investor

Scott Pape

Book

This is the only money guide you'll ever need. That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' or a strict budget (that you...

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The Titanic secret  by Clive. author. Cussler

The Titanic secret

Clive. author. Cussler

Book

"A century apart, Dirk Pitt and Isaac Bell team up to unlock the truth about the most famous maritime disaster of all time - the sinking of the unsinkable Titanic. Present day: Dirk Pitt is forced to make a daring rescue at the excavation site of an...

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Guilty not guilty  by Felix Francis

Guilty not guilty

Felix Francis

Book

" 'It is said that everyone over a certain age can remember distinctly what they were doing when they heard that President Kennedy had been assassinated, or that Princess Diana had been killed in a Paris car crash, but I, for one, could recall all too...

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The absolute book  by Elizabeth Knox

The absolute book

Elizabeth Knox

Book

"Taryn Cornick believes that the past is behind her - her sister's death by violence, and her own ill-concieved revenge. She has chosen to live a life more professional than personal. She has written a book about the things that threaten libraries - ...

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The second sleep  by Robert Harris

The second sleep

Robert Harris

Book

"1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artifacts - coins, fragments of glass, human bones - which the old parson used to collect....

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The long call  by Ann Cleeves

The long call

Ann Cleeves

Book

"In North Devon, where the rivers Taw and Torridge converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside the church as his father's funeral takes place. The day Matthew turned his back on the strict evangelical community in which he grew...

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Where the light enters  by Sara Donati

Where the light enters

Sara Donati

Book

"Dr. Sophie Savard, daughter of free people of color, returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr. Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin,...

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The testaments  by Margaret Atwood

The testaments

Margaret Atwood

Book

"More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid's Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At this crucial moment, the lives of three radicall...

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The man who saw everything  by Deborah Levy

The man who saw everything

Deborah Levy

Book

"It is 1988 and Saul Adler, a narcissistic young historian, has been invited to Communist East Berlin to do research; in exchange, he must publish a favorable essay about the German Democratic Republic. As a gift for his translator's sister, a Beatles...

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Someone's wife  by Linda Burgess

Someone's wife

Linda Burgess

Book

"A brilliant collection of personal essays from a quietly subversive writer. These pieces read like the freshest of recent novels: clever, restrained and wittily observant. They range across the personal and the observational. There are essays on Lin...

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Ghost fire  by Wilbur A. Smith

Ghost fire

Wilbur A. Smith

Book

"Inseparable since birth and growing up in India, Theo and Connie Courtney are torn apart by the tragic death of their parents. Theo, wracked with guilt, strikes a solitary path through life. Haunted by the spirits of lovers and family members, he i...

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Nothing ventured  by Jeffrey Archer

Nothing ventured

Jeffrey Archer

Book

"William Warwick has always wanted to be a detective, and decides, much to his father's dismay, that rather than become a lawyer like his father, Sir Julian Warwick QC, and his sister Grace, he will join London's Metropolitan Police Force. After grad...

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Vendetta in death  by J. D. Robb

Vendetta in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"She calls herself Lady Justice. And once she has chosen a man as her target, she turns herself into a tall blonde or a curvaceous redhead, makes herself as alluring and seductive as possible to them. Once they are in her grasp, they are powerless. The...

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The dark side  by Danielle Steel

The dark side

Danielle Steel

Book

"Zoe Morgan's childhood was marked by her younger sister's tragic illness, watching as her parents dedicated themselves completely to her final days and then divorced. As a young woman driven by these painful memories, Zoe sets the bar high for herse...

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The dirty dozen  by Lynda La Plante

The dirty dozen

Lynda La Plante

Book

"April 1980 and Jane is the first female detective to be posted to the Met's renowned Flying Squad, commonly known as the 'Sweeney'. Based at Rigg Approach in East London, they investigate armed robberies on banks, cash in transit and other business ...

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Black ops  by Chris Ryan

Black ops

Chris Ryan

Book

"A series of gruesome killings take place in Dubai, Ghana and America. The victims are all connected with the SAS. In Hereford Danny Black realises they have something more specific in common - they were all involved in training a young Muslim soldier,...

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Tidelands  by Philippa Gregory

Tidelands

Philippa Gregory

Book

"Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant...

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Old bones  by Douglas J. Preston

Old bones

Douglas J. Preston

Book

"Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator at the Santa Fe Archaeological Institute, is approached by a historian, Clive Benton, with the opportunity to lead an expedition unlike any other. It begins with the story of the ill-fated Donner Party, who...

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How the dead speak  by Val McDermid

How the dead speak

Val McDermid

Book

"With Tony behind bars and Carol finally out of road as a cop, he's finding unexpected outlets for his talents in jail and she's joined forces with a small informal group of lawyers and forensics experts looking into suspected miscarriages of justice....

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The invisible load  by Libby Weaver

The invisible load

Libby Weaver

Book

"Do you frequently feel overwhelmed? It's common today to hear people talk about how they feel overwhelmed. There are also plenty who put on a brave face, when behind closed doors it's a different story. Where is this stress coming from? Is it really...

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The girl who lived twice  by David Lagercrantz

The girl who lived twice

David Lagercrantz

Book

"Lisbeth Salander - the girl with the dragon tattoo, the brilliant hacker, the obstinate outsider, the volatile seeker of justice for herself and others - has never been able to uncover the most telling facts of her traumatic childhood, the secrets that...

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Magnolia Kitchen  by Bernadette Gee

Magnolia Kitchen

Bernadette Gee

Book

Well-known for her artistic cake designs, Bets of Magnolia Kitchen is a force to be reckoned with. From humble beginnings, she now runs a sweet cafe, wholesale distribution business and online shop delivering her retail products worldwide, while maintaining...

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The family upstairs  by Lisa Jewell

The family upstairs

Lisa Jewell

Book

"In a large house in London's fashionable Chelsea, a baby is awake in her cot. Well-fed and cared for, she is happily waiting for someone to pick her up. In the kitchen lie three decomposing corpses. Close to them is a hastily scrawled note. They've been...

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Factfulness  by Hans Rosling

Factfulness

Hans Rosling

Book

"When asked simple questions about global trends - what percentage of the world's population lives in poverty, why the world's population is increasing, how many girls finish school - we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanze...

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Perform under pressure  by Ceri Evans

Perform under pressure

Ceri Evans

Book

The transformative mind-model for performing under stress and making pressure your advantage. Used by leading performers around the world In Performance Under Pressure, forensic psychiatrist Dr Ceri Evans gives you the tools to take control of the moment....

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A dangerous man  by Robert Crais

A dangerous man

Robert Crais

Book

"Joe Pike's most perilous case to date. Joe Pike didn't expect to rescue a woman that day. He went to the bank same as anyone goes to the bank, and returned to his Jeep. So when Isabel Roland, the lonely young teller who helped him, steps out of the...

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Whatever it takes  by Paul Cleave

Whatever it takes

Paul Cleave

Book

"When seven-year-old Alyssa is kidnapped, Deputy Noah Harper decides he will do what it takes to find her - but that means crossing lines he can never come back from. Finding the girl safe isn't enough to stop Noah from losing his job, his wife, and from...

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Brain connections  by Giresh Kanji

Brain connections

Giresh Kanji

Book

Learn why you develop insomnia, anxiety and depression. Discover why these three conditions occur together and how to alleviate them without reaching for pills. Fibromyalgia is also explained in this book.

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Short range  by Stephen Leather

Short range

Stephen Leather

Book

Dan 'Spider' Shepherd's career path - soldier, cop, MI5 officer - has always put a strain on his family. So he is far from happy to learn that MI5 is using teenagers as informants. Parents are being kept in the dark and Shepherd fears that the children...

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The Nickel boys  by Colson Whitehead

The Nickel boys

Colson Whitehead

Book

"As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is 'as good as anyone'. Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and...

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One good deed  by David Baldacci

One good deed

David Baldacci

Book

"It's 1949. When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poca City on parole with a short list of dos and a much longer list of don'ts: do report regularly to his parole officer, don't go to bars, certainly don't ...

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Good girl, bad girl  by Michael Robotham

Good girl, bad girl

Michael Robotham

Book

A girl is found hiding in a secret room in a house being renovated after a terrible crime. For weeks she has survived by sneaking out at night, stealing food for herself and two dogs that are kept in the garden. She doesn't appear on any missing person's...

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A beggar's kingdom  by Paullina Simons

A beggar's kingdom

Paullina Simons

Book

"Is there a fate beyond the fates? Julian has failed Josephine once. Despite grave danger and impossible odds, he is determined to do the unimaginable and try again to save the woman he loves. What follows is a love story like no other as the doomed ...

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The new girl  by Daniel Silva

The new girl

Daniel Silva

Book

"At an exclusive private school in Switzerland, mystery surrounds the identity of the beautiful girl who arrives each morning and leaves each afternoon in a heavily protected motorcade fit for a head of state. She is said to be the daughter of a weal...

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A conversation with my country  by Alan Duff

A conversation with my country

Alan Duff

Book

"Returned from living in France, he views his country with fresh eyes, as it is now: homing in on the crises in parenting, our prisons, education and welfare systems, and a growing culture of entitlement that entraps Pakeha and Māori alike"--Publishe...

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The most difficult thing  by Charlotte Philby

The most difficult thing

Charlotte Philby

Book

"David is the heir to global company TradeSmart, run by his philanthropic father Clive Witherall. Meg is an ambitious intern at a national newspaper, determined to break into the media world. Anna is hiding a dark secret, desperately clinging onto her...

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You'll never see me again  by Lesley Pearse

You'll never see me again

Lesley Pearse

Book

"Young Betty dreams of settling down to an ordinary life in Hallsands with her fisherman husband. But when he returns broken and haunted from the Great War, she finds herself persecuted by his distraught mother - and yearns to escape. It is only when...

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The Chain  by Adrian McKinty

The Chain

Adrian McKinty

Book

"The morning starts like any other. Rachel Klein drops her daughter, Kylie, at the bus stop and heads into her day. But then a phone call changes everything. A woman has Kylie bound and gagged in her back seat, and the only way Rachel will ever see her...

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The ex  by Nicola Moriarty

The ex

Nicola Moriarty

Book

"Girl meets boy. They fall in love. There's just one problem... Georgia and Luke are in love. They've only been dating for a few months but Georgia is pretty sure he's the one. They get along so well; he's romantic and kind and funny. There's just one...

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Under currents  by Nora Roberts

Under currents

Nora Roberts

Book

"Within the walls of a tasteful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, young Zane Bigelow feels like a prisoner of war. Strangers - and even Zane's own aunt across the lake - see his parents as a successful surgeon and his st...

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Knife  by Jo Nesbø

Knife

Jo Nesbø

Book

"Harry Hole is not in a good place. Rakel - the only woman he's ever loved - has ended it with him, permanently. He's been given a chance for a new start with the Oslo Police but it's in the cold case office, when what he really wants is to be invest...

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The carer  by Deborah Moggach

The carer

Deborah Moggach

Book

"James is getting on a bit and needs full-time help. So Phoebe and Robert, his middle-aged children, employ Mandy, who seems willing to take him off their hands. But as James regales his family with tales of Mandy's virtues, their shopping trips, and...

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How to escape from prison  by Paul Wood

How to escape from prison

Paul Wood

Book

"A memoir of the author's life, from his troubled childhood and conviction for murder, through a traumatic time in prison to self-education to PhD level, rehabilitation and a new career as a performance coach and facilitator"--Publisher information.

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Whisper network  by Chandler Baker

Whisper network

Chandler Baker

Book

"Sloane, Ardie, Grace, and Rosalita have worked at Truviv, Inc. for years. The sudden death of Truviv's CEO means their boss, Ames, will likely take over the entire company. Each of the women has a different relationship with Ames, who has always bee...

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This is going to hurt  by Adam Kay

This is going to hurt

Adam Kay

Book

"Adam Kay was a junior doctor from 2004 until 2010, before a devastating experience on a ward caused him to reconsider his future. He kept a diary throughout his training, and This Is Going to Hurt intersperses tales from the front line of the NHS wi...

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Lost and found  by Danielle Steel

Lost and found

Danielle Steel

Book

"It all starts with a fall from a ladder, in a firehouse in New York City. The firehouse has been converted into a unique Manhattan home and studio where renowned photographer Madison Allen works and lives after raising three children on her own. But...

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Fleishman is in trouble  by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Fleishman is in trouble

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Book

"Dr. Toby Fleishman wakes up each morning surrounded by women. Self-actualized, independent women who know what they want - and what they want is Toby. This is the life that awaited him once he finally extracted himself from his nightmare of a marriage....

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The body lies  by Jo Baker

The body lies

Jo Baker

Book

"When a young writer accepts a job at a university in the remote countryside, it's meant to be a fresh start, away from the big city and the scene of a violent assault she's desperate to forget. But when one of her students starts sending in chapters...

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The last widow  by Karin Slaughter

The last widow

Karin Slaughter

Book

"On a hot summer night, a scientist from the Centers for Disease Control is grabbed by unknown assailants in a shopping center parking lot. Vanished into thin air, the authorities are desperate to save the doctor. One month later, the serenity of a s...

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The oracle  by Clive Cussler

The oracle

Clive Cussler

Book

"The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse--in this thrilling addition to Clive Cussler's bestselling series. In 533 A.D., the last Vandal...

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Big sky  by Kate Atkinson

Big sky

Kate Atkinson

Book

"Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an ageing Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It's picturesque, but there's something darker lurking behind ...

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The spy and the traitor  by Ben Macintyre

The spy and the traitor

Ben Macintyre

Book

"Like his father before him, Oleg Gordievsky was a faithful servant of the KGB and upholder of Soviet ideals. He was admired by colleagues for his dogged work ethic, and—while some resented his shrewdness and air of sophistication—the remarkable....

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The friends we keep  by Jane Green

The friends we keep

Jane Green

Book

"Evvie, Maggie, and Topher have known each other since university. Their friendship was something they swore would last forever. Now years have passed, the friends have drifted apart, and none of them ever found the lives they wanted - the lives they...

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Whiskey in a teacup  by Reese Witherspoon

Whiskey in a teacup

Reese Witherspoon

Book

"Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a combination of beauty and strength made southern women "whiskey in a teacup." Now Witherspoon invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves w...

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21 lessons for the 21st century  by Yuval N. Harari

21 lessons for the 21st century

Yuval N. Harari

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In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues. How do computers and robots change the meaning of b...

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Her husband's mistake  by Sheila O'Flanagan

Her husband's mistake

Sheila O'Flanagan

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"Should a woman be ready to forgive and forget to save her marriage? Roxy's not so sure... When Roxy comes home unexpectedly one day to give her husband Dave a lovely surprise, it's Roxy who gets shock of her life. And all she wants to do is run away....

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The never game  by Jeffery Deaver

The never game

Jeffery Deaver

Book

"Escape or die trying... The killer is changing the rules. One murder at a time . . . You wake up all alone, in the middle of a forest, miles from anywhere. Beside you lie five objects - a lighter, grease, picture-frame wire, a piece of silk, a bottle...

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The plant paradox cookbook  by Steven R. Gundry

The plant paradox cookbook

Steven R. Gundry

Book

"In The Plant Paradox, cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry introduced readers to the hidden toxins lurking in seemingly healthy foods like tomatoes, zucchini, quinoa, and brown rice: a class of plant-based proteins called lectins. Many people are familiar...

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Brief answers to the big questions  by Stephen Hawking

Brief answers to the big questions

Stephen Hawking

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"The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the universe's biggest questions in this brilliant posthumous work. How did the universe begin? Will humanity survive on Earth? Is...

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The subtle art of not giving a fuck  by Mark Manson

The subtle art of not giving a fuck

Mark Manson

Book

"In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we've been told that positive thinking...

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Two girls down  by Louisa Luna

Two girls down

Louisa Luna

Book

When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot in a small Pennsylvania town, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Immediately shut out by a local police department already stretched...

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