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Popular reads new titles

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​Find out what all the fuss is about. Discover new and popular books handpicked by our library staff. This list updates automatically with new titles.

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Dark in death  by J. D. Robb

Dark in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"There's always a reason for murder. But when a young actress is killed in a swift and violent attack at a cinema screening, that reason is hard to fathom - even for Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her team. It's only when bestselling crime writer Blaine DeLano...

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Look for me  by Lisa Gardner

Look for me

Lisa Gardner

Book

"The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one - a sixteen-year-old girl - missing. Was she lucky to have escaped? Or is her absence evidence of something sinister? Detective D. D. Warren is on the case - but so...

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Fall from grace  by Danielle Steel

Fall from grace

Danielle Steel

Book

"Sydney Wells's perfect life with her wealthy, devoted husband vanishes when he dies suddenly in an accident. Widowed at forty-nine, she discovers he has failed to include her in his will. With Andrew's vicious daughters in control of his estate and no...

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Fire and fury  by Michael Wolff

Fire and fury

Michael Wolff

Book

"With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside story of the most controversial presidency of our time The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous―and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to...

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Family favourites  by Nadia Lim

Family favourites

Nadia Lim

Book

"Feeding a family on a budget just got a whole lot easier with these tasty, value-packed recipes from Bargain Box. Easy to prepare and made with wholesome ingredients they include not just hearty dinners but also irresistible baking and desserts. You'll...

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A damned serious business  by Gerald Seymour

A damned serious business

Gerald Seymour

Book

"A new cold war is raging and its frontline warriors are Russian hackers - gang-members working freelance for the FSB, successor to the KGB. Massive thefts of personal information, electoral interference, catastrophic disruption with banks, airlines,...

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The shout  by Stephen Leather

The shout

Stephen Leather

Book

"Vicky Lewis is a force to be reckoned with: not yet 30 and already Crew Manager in the London Fire Brigade, she's destined for great things. But when she enters a burning building to save a man's life and leaves it with catastrophic injuries, all that...

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Still me  by Jojo Moyes

Still me

Jojo Moyes

Book

"Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. She is thrown into the world of the superrich Gopniks: Leonard...

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A lifetime behind bars  by Dean Wickliffe

A lifetime behind bars

Dean Wickliffe

Book

"Dean was convicted of murdering, Wellington jeweller, Paul Miet in an armed robbery in 1972. At retrial, 15 years later the charges were reduced to manslaughter, but his life sentence remained, a decision that Dean could not accept. Dean was released...

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Collusion  by Luke Harding

Collusion

Luke Harding

Book

"With the recent indictments of Paul Manafort, Richard Gates, and George Papadopoulos, Russia expert Luke Harding lays out the most in-depth look to date at the Trump campaign's dealings with Russia. Beginning with a meeting with Christopher Steele, the...

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The wanted  by Robert Crais

The wanted

Robert Crais

Book

"It seemed like a simple case--before the bodies starting piling up. Investigator Elvis Cole and his partner, Joe Pike, take on the deadliest case of their lives in the new masterpiece of suspense from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. When single...

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Killing season  by Faye Kellerman

Killing season

Faye Kellerman

Book

"He went searching for the truth. Now a killer has found him. The more you know, the more there is to fear... Three years ago, sixteen-year-old Ellen Vicksburg went missing from the quiet town of River Remez, New Mexico. Ellen was kind, studious, and...

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Year one  by Nora Roberts

Year one

Nora Roberts

Book

It began on New Year's Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. The fear spread even faster. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered; law and government collapsed - and more than half...

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In this moment  by Karen Kingsbury

In this moment

Karen Kingsbury

Book

Hamilton High Principal Wendell Quinn is tired of the violence, drug abuse, teen pregnancies, and low expectations at his Indianapolis school. A single father of four, Quinn is a Christian and a family man. He wants to see change in his community, so...

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Mythos  by Stephen Fry

Mythos

Stephen Fry

Book

The Greek myths are the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA...

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Past perfect  by Danielle Steel

Past perfect

Danielle Steel

Book

What's so perfect about the past for Sybil and Blake Gregory, a successful Manhattan couple with three children who land in San Francisco when Blake impulsively accepts the job of a lifetime as CEO of a start-up? The family moves into a grand, surprisingly...

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Oathbringer  by Brandon Sanderson

Oathbringer

Brandon Sanderson

Book

"Dalinar Kholin's Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction, and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror...

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End game  by David Baldacci

End game

David Baldacci

Book

"Will Robie, highly trained assassin and the US government's most indispensable asset, is called to London. An imminent terrorist attack threatens the Underground and with the US next in line, Robie is the perfect choice to stop it before it begins. He...

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Secrets of Cavendon  by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Secrets of Cavendon

Barbara Taylor Bradford

Book

"For years things have run smoothly at Cavendon Hall, with very few quarrels, dramas, or upsets among the Inghams and the Swanns. But since the end of World War II, things have changed. The Secrets of Cavendon picks up in the summer of 1949, with the...

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Devil's wolf  by Paul Doherty

Devil's wolf

Paul Doherty

Book

"1296: King Edward I has led his army to Scotland, determined to take the country under his crown. But the fierce Scots have no intention of submitting to their oppressor and violent and bloody war breaks out. ... 1311: Sir Hugh Corbett, Keeper of the...

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Artemis  by Andy Weir

Artemis

Andy Weir

Book

"Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you're not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when...

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Typhoon fury  by Clive Cussler

Typhoon fury

Clive Cussler

Book

"Hired to search for a collection of paintings worth half a billion dollars, Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon soon find themselves in much deeper waters. The vicious leader of a Filipino insurgency is not only using them to finance his attacks,...

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Every breath you take  by Mary Higgins Clark

Every breath you take

Mary Higgins Clark

Book

"Laurie Moran's professional life is a success--her television show Under Suspicion is a hit, both in the ratings and its record of solving cold cases. But her romantic break from former host Alex Buckley has left her with on-air talent she can't stand--Ryan...

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The diary of a bookseller  by Shaun Bythell

The diary of a bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Book

"Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A...

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The lazy girl's guide to living a beautiful life  by Matilda Rice

The lazy girl's guide to living a beautiful life

Matilda Rice

Book

"Instagram sensation and 'The Bachelor' winner Matilda Rice shares her down-to-earth approach to health and happiness in this book. She includes her favourite recipes and some great exercises and workouts you can do easily at home plus advice on skincare,...

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Leonardo da Vinci  by Walter Isaacson

Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Book

"He was history's most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin brings Leonardo da Vinci to life in this exciting new biography. Based on thousands of pages from...

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Come rain or shine  by Tricia Stringer

Come rain or shine

Tricia Stringer

Book

"Paula knew when she moved to the country that the life would be tough. Nearly a year into her marriage with farmer Dan, and now pregnant, she is proud of her ability to feed shearers, bake a pasty and fix a fence while still running her accountancy business...

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The midnight line  by Lee Child

The midnight line

Lee Child

Book

"Jack Reacher takes an aimless stroll past a pawn shop in a small Midwestern town. In the window he sees a West Point class ring from 2005. It’s tiny. It’s a woman cadet’s graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher’s a West Pointer...

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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 with...

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The art of simple  by Eleanor Ozich

The art of simple

Eleanor Ozich

Book

"When Eleanor Ozich moved to the outskirts of the city with her husband and young family she set about enjoying a much calmer way of life. Shedding unnecessary clutter and adopting a simpler style of living, Eleanor found herself with more time and energy...

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Fools and mortals  by Bernard Cornwell

Fools and mortals

Bernard Cornwell

Book

"Fools and Mortals follows the young Richard Shakespeare, an actor struggling to make his way in a company dominated by his estranged older brother, William. As the growth of theatre blooms, their rivalry - and that of the playhouses, playwrights and...

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Drawn out  by Tom Scott

Drawn out

Tom Scott

Book

"A funny, sometimes sad, ripping yarn of a life spent observing and satirising key figures of New Zealand politics, sports and the arts. Tom Scott is a political commentator, political cartoonist, satirist, scriptwriter, playwright, raconteur and funny...

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The red coast  by Di Morrissey

The red coast

Di Morrissey

Book

"After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest coast of Australia. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself...

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Edge of darkness  by Karen Rose

Edge of darkness

Karen Rose

Book

"Homicide detective Adam Kimble is no stranger to battling demons. But Meredith Fallon is a different kind of weakness: one that could actually be good for him, if only he would let himself depend on her. Meredith has loved Adam for a year, and seeing...

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Hideaways  by Hilary Ngan Kee

Hideaways

Hilary Ngan Kee

Book

"Hideaways celebrates the quintessential New Zealand holiday spot: mountain huts, coastal baches, riverside cribs, converted silos, hunting shacks, and more"--Publisher information.

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Two kinds of truth  by Michael Connelly

Two kinds of truth

Michael Connelly

Book

"Harry Bosch is back as a volunteer working cold cases for the San Fernando police and is called out to a local drug store where a young pharmacist has been murdered. Bosch and the town's three-person detective squad sift through the clues, which lead...

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Working class man  by Jimmy Barnes

Working class man

Jimmy Barnes

Book

"The sequel to Working class boy. It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan. In...

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Where the past begins  by Amy Tan

Where the past begins

Amy Tan

Book

"In Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan is at her most intimate, revealing the truths and inspirations that underlie her extraordinary fiction. By delving into vivid memories of her traumatic...

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Line of fire  by Andy McNab

Line of fire

Andy McNab

Book

"Nick Stone is back in London but if he thought he was home for a break, he's very, very wrong. Backed into a corner by a man he knows he cannot trust, ex-deniable operator Nick Stone strikes a devil's bargain. In exchange for his own safety - a life...

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Christmas with you  by Sheila O'Flanagan

Christmas with you

Sheila O'Flanagan

Book

"Tucked away in the Irish countryside, the Sugar Loaf Lodge is opening its door for the festive season. With snow falling on the mountains outside and warm fires roaring inside, it's the perfect place for guests to celebrate the happiest time of the year....

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Tell tale  by Jeffrey Archer

Tell tale

Jeffrey Archer

Book

Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes...

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The Rooster Bar  by John Grisham

The Rooster Bar

John Grisham

Book

"Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre...

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Manhattan Beach  by Jennifer Egan

Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan

Book

"Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn during the Great Depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later,...

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A question of trust  by Penny Vincenzi

A question of trust

Penny Vincenzi

Book

"1950s London. Tom Knelston is charismatic, working class and driven by ambition, ideals and passion. He is a man to watch. His wife Alice shares his vision. It seems they are the perfect match.Then out of the blue, Tom meets beautiful and unhappily married...

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Don't let go  by Harlan Coben

Don't let go

Harlan Coben

Book

"Fifteen years ago, two teenagers were mysteriously found dead by the old railroad tracks in a small affluent town in New Jersey. One of them was Nap Dumas' twin, Leo, and the other, the town's sheriff's daughter. Most people concluded it a double suicide,...

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Deep freeze  by John Sandford

Deep freeze

John Sandford

Book

"Virgil knows the town of Trippton, Minnesota, a little too well. A few years back, he investigated the corrupt - and as it turned out, homicidal - local school board, and now the town's back in view with more alarming news: A woman's been found dead,...

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Damaged  by Martina Cole

Damaged

Martina Cole

Book

When the bodies of missing schoolgirls start turning up, former DCI Kate Burrows is dragged out of retirement. A new Grantley serial killer is in town and DCI Annie Carr turns to Kate for help. She welcomes the distraction from her home life with former...

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Driving to Treblinka  by Diana Wichtel

Driving to Treblinka

Diana Wichtel

Book

"Diana Wichtel was born in Vancouver. Her mother was a New Zealander, her father a Polish Jew who had jumped off a train to the Treblinka death camp and hidden from the Nazis until the end of the war. When Diana was 13 she moved to New Zealand with her...

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The necessary angel  by C. K. (Christian Karlson) Stead

The necessary angel

C. K. (Christian Karlson) Stead

Book

"Peopled mainly by lecturers and students of the Sorbonne The Necessary Angel touches on the machinations of various players as they position for power. Written against the wider backdrop of the political turmoil of 2014 - ISIS, Syria and the threat of...

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Fairytale  by Danielle Steel

Fairytale

Danielle Steel

Book

"Camille Lammenais has grown up in the beauty of the Napa Valley, surrounded by acres of her family's vineyards. Her parents, Christophe and Joy, still deeply in love after two decades of marriage, have built a renowned winery and château modeled after...

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Sweet  by Yotam Ottolenghi

Sweet

Yotam Ottolenghi

Book

"A collection of over 110 recipes for sweets, baked goods, and confections from superstar chef Yotam Ottolenghi. Sweet is entirely filled with delicious baked goods, desserts, and confections starring Ottolenghi's signature flavor profiles and ingredients...

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How hard can it be?  by Allison Pearson

How hard can it be?

Allison Pearson

Book

"Kate Reddy is back! This is the follow-up to the international bestseller I Don't Know How She Does It, the novel that defined modern life for women everywhere. This time she's juggling teenagers, aging parents and getting back into the workplace, and...

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Munich  by Robert Harris

Munich

Robert Harris

Book

"Set over four days against the backdrop of the Munich Conference of September 1938, this story follows the fortunes of two men who were friends at Oxford together in the 1920s. Guy Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in...

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Origin  by Dan Brown

Origin

Dan Brown

Book

"Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that will change the face of science forever. The evening's host is his friend and former student,...

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The last hours  by Minette Walters

The last hours

Minette Walters

Book

"When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorseteshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church proclaims it a punishment from God but Lady Anne of Develish...

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Eat up New Zealand  by Al Brown

Eat up New Zealand

Al Brown

Book

"With great stories about New Zealand food as well as more than 150 recipes this is a nostalgic treasure trove that gets to the heart of what New Zealand culture is and the food that reflects that. Combined with stunning food photography and beautiful...

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Force of nature  by Jane Harper

Force of nature

Jane Harper

Book

"Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side. The hike through the rugged Giralang Ranges is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and...

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Eat  by Chelsea Winter

Eat

Chelsea Winter

Book

"Chelsea Winter delivers another stunning new collection of recipes that are sure to become favourites in your household. Ranging from quick and easy stir-fries to hearty slow-cooked dishes, these recipes are light on effort and big on taste. The mid-week...

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The Cuban affair  by Nelson DeMille

The Cuban affair

Nelson DeMille

Book

"Daniel 'Mac' MacCormick has a good life. Aged thirty-five and a decorated US Army veteran, he whiles away his life in stunning Key West, Florida, running a forty-two-foot charter fishing boat called The Maine. A ladies' man and rule-breaker, Mac has...

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Braving the wilderness  by Brené Brown

Braving the wilderness

Brené Brown

Book

Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives -- experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. Now Brown redefines what it means to truly...

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The tiger's prey  by Wilbur A. Smith

The tiger's prey

Wilbur A. Smith

Book

"Indian Ocean, 1700. The Malabar coast is full of dangers: greedy tradesmen, fearless pirates, and men full of vengeance. But for a Courtney, the greatest danger might just be his own family... Francis Courtney flees the comfort of his Devonshire estate...

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The hacking of the American mind  by Robert H. Lustig

The hacking of the American mind

Robert H. Lustig

Book

"We all know that we can't put down our sodas or our cell phones. But what if these cravings are engineered--by design? And what if these desires actually cause damage--not just to ourselves, but to our families, our friends, and our entire society? While...

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At my table  by Nigella Lawson

At my table

Nigella Lawson

Book

"Nigella Lawson is a champion of the home cook and her new book celebrates the food she loves to cook for friends and family. The recipes are warming, comforting, and inspirational, from new riffs on classic dishes - including Chicken Fricasse and Sticky...

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Coming unstuck  by Sarah Tuck

Coming unstuck

Sarah Tuck

Book

"Coming Un Stuck is a cookbook like no other. Carrying a strong message of hope about how time and good food can heal, it is also Sarah’s gift to all those struggling to come to terms with a shitty time in their lives. Think ‘food therapy’ for anyone...

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The Mitford murders  by Jessica Fellowes

The Mitford murders

Jessica Fellowes

Book

"1919. Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London and her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid,...

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Dog zen  by Mark Vette

Dog zen

Mark Vette

Book

"This book looks at how the dog evolved from the wolf, and the ancient co-evolved bond that exists between humans and dogs, before explaining how to get your dog into a fundamental calm 'learning state' so you can encourage the behaviours you want from...

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Little fires everywhere  by Celeste Ng

Little fires everywhere

Celeste Ng

Book

"In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is planned - from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. No one embodies this spirit more than...

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The girl from Munich  by Tania Blanchard

The girl from Munich

Tania Blanchard

Book

"Germany, 1943. The choices she makes will change her life forever. Growing up in Hitler’s Germany, Charlotte von Klein has big dreams for the future. Her mind is full of plans for a sumptuous wedding to her childhood sweetheart Heinrich while working...

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What happened  by Hillary Rodham Clinton

What happened

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Book

"'In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting my guard down.' For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during...

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The break  by Marian Keyes

The break

Marian Keyes

Book

"Amy's husband Hugh says he isn't leaving her. He still loves her, he's just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. Six months to lose himself in south-east Asia. And there is nothing Amy can say...

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The Romanov ransom  by Clive Cussler

The Romanov ransom

Clive Cussler

Book

"In 1918, a ransom of enormous size was paid to free the Romanovs from the Bolsheviks, but, as history knows, the Romanovs died anyway. And the ransom? During World War II, the Nazis stole it from the Russians, and after that - it vanished. Until now....

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A column of fire  by Ken Follett

A column of fire

Ken Follett

Book

"Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed. The ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn by religious hatred. Europe is in turmoil as high principles clash bloodily with friendship,...

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The choice  by Edith Eva Eger

The choice

Edith Eva Eger

Book

"Internationally acclaimed psychologist Dr. Edith Eger--one of the few remaining Holocaust survivors--tells her unforgettable story in this moving testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of choice in our lives. At the age of sixteen,...

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Let's eat!  by Nadia Lim

Let's eat!

Nadia Lim

Book

"Here are over 100 of my favourite recipes that I cook over and over again for friends and family, including everyday healthy meals and more indulgent 'special occasion' dishes. You're guaranteed plenty of happy cooking and eating with the likes of Pumpkin...

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Sing, unburied, sing  by Jesmyn Ward

Sing, unburied, sing

Jesmyn Ward

Book

"Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions...

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The seagull  by Ann Cleeves

The seagull

Ann Cleeves

Book

"A visit to her local prison brings DI Vera Stanhope face to face with an old enemy: former detective superintendent, and now inmate, John Brace. Brace was convicted of corruption and involvement in the death of a gamekeeper - and Vera played a key part...

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Pulse  by Felix Francis

Pulse

Felix Francis

Book

"Chris Rankin is a doctor, a specialist in Emergency Medicine at Cheltenham Hospital, but a doctor who also has health problems. A smartly dressed man has been found unconscious at the local racecourse and is rushed to the hospital, where he subsequently...

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I am, I am, I am  by Maggie O'Farrell

I am, I am, I am

Maggie O'Farrell

Book

"An extraordinarily intimate memoir of the near death experiences that have made Maggie O'Farrell the woman and the writer she is today. A childhood illness she was not expected to survive. A teenage yearning to escape that nearly ended in disaster....

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A legacy of spies  by John Le Carré

A legacy of spies

John Le Carré

Book

"Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as the Circus, is living out his old age on the family farmstead on the south coast of Brittany when a letter from his old Service summons him...

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Secrets in death  by J. D. Robb

Secrets in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"The chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin is not the kind of place Eve Dallas would usually patronize, and it's not the kind of bar where a lot of blood gets spilled. But that's exactly what happens one cold February evening. The mortally wounded woman is...

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What am I supposed to eat?  by Libby Weaver

What am I supposed to eat?

Libby Weaver

Book

For so many people today, food is complicated. They're told to make 'healthy' choices yet this could include anything from an apple to a packet of sugar-free biscuits. They have lost touch with how much to eat, how often and how their food choices are...

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My absolute darling  by Gabriel Tallent

My absolute darling

Gabriel Tallent

Book

"Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding grounds, and she is known to wander for miles. But while her physical world is...

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Insidious intent  by Val McDermid

Insidious intent

Val McDermid

Book

"A quiet night on a country road. The stillness shattered by a car engulfed in flames, and a burned body discovered in the driver's seat. As the investigation unfolds, DCI Carol Jordan and psychological profiler Tony Hill quickly realise that this is...

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Good Friday  by Lynda La Plante

Good Friday

Lynda La Plante

Book

"Every legend has a beginning... During 1974 and 1975 the IRA subjected London to a terrifying bombing campaign. In one day alone, they planted seven bombs at locations across central London. Some were defused - some were not. Jane Tennison is now a fully-fledged...

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The right time  by Danielle Steel

The right time

Danielle Steel

Book

"Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father - and soon she was writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, violent, complex crime stories that reflected skill and imagination...

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Daughter of Gloriavale  by Lilia Tarawa

Daughter of Gloriavale

Lilia Tarawa

Book

"One young woman's true story of growing up in Gloriavale Christian Community, the repressive cult led by her grandfather, the charismatic and controlling Hopeful Christian [né Neville Cooper]. ... Lilia Tarawa exposes the shocking secrets of the cult,...

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5 ingredients  by Jamie Oliver

5 ingredients

Jamie Oliver

Book

Cooking doesn't have to be complicated - that's why Jamie's Quick & Easy 5-Ingredient Food is sure to become your new best friend in the kitchen. It's all about making the journey to good food, super-simple. Every recipe uses just five key ingredients,...

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Little Bird goodness  by Megan May

Little Bird goodness

Megan May

Book

Megan May makes food that is good for you absolutely irresistible - and the 130 plant-based recipes in this cookbook are no exception. Featuring favourite dishes from the Little Bird Unbakery cafes as well as those Megan cooks at home for her own family,...

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Elmet  by Fiona Mozley

Elmet

Fiona Mozley

Book

Daniel is heading north. He is looking for someone. The simplicity of his early life with Daddy and Cathy has turned sour and fearful. They lived apart in the house that Daddy built for them with his bare hands. They foraged and hunted. Sometimes, Daddy...

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Y is for yesterday  by Sue Grafton

Y is for yesterday

Sue Grafton

Book

"The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y is for Yesterday begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate - and film the attack. Not long after,...

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Home fire  by Kamila Shamsie

Home fire

Kamila Shamsie

Book

"Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, an invitation from a mentor in America has allowed her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong...

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Warlord  by Chris Ryan

Warlord

Chris Ryan

Book

"On the border of the United States and Mexico, a war is raging that can never be won by conventional means. The drug cartels are rampant. Their victims number in the tens of thousands. Men, women and children are butchered in the most obscene ways imaginable....

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The last Tudor  by Philippa Gregory

The last Tudor

Philippa Gregory

Book

"Seventeen-year-old Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king's half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. When Jane...

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I know a secret : a novel   by Tess Gerritsen

I know a secret : a novel

Tess Gerritsen

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"The crime scene is unlike any that Detective Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles have ever before encountered. The woman lies in apparently peaceful repose on her bed, and Maura finds no apparent cause of death, but there is no doubt the woman is...

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The good daughter  by Karin Slaughter

The good daughter

Karin Slaughter

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"Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father - Pikeville's notorious defense attorney - devastated. And...

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Crime scene  by Jonathan Kellerman

Crime scene

Jonathan Kellerman

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"A corpse lying at the bottom of the stairs, a beautiful but troubled young woman, a brutal, decades-old murder, and the man charged with making sense of it all. Clay Edison is a former star athlete turned coroner's investigator. It's his job to care...

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House of spies  by Daniel Silva

House of spies

Daniel Silva

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"Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's glittering West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread. The thread leads...

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Light touch  by Stephen Leather

Light touch

Stephen Leather

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"Working undercover is all about trust; getting the target to trust you and then betraying them in order to bring them to justice. But what do you do when you believe an undercover cop has crossed the line and aligned herself with the international drugs...

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Deadfall  by Linda A. Fairstein

Deadfall

Linda A. Fairstein

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"A wild heart beats within New York City. Amid concrete and skyscrapers, the Wildlife Conservation Society works to preserve and protect the animal kingdom both within and beyond the borders of the five boroughs. But dangerous creatures don't always have...

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Two nights  by Kathy Reichs

Two nights

Kathy Reichs

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"Meet Sunday Night, a woman with physical and psychological scars, and a killer instinct. Sunnie has spent years running from her past, burying secrets and building a life in which she needs no one and feels nothing. But a girl has gone missing, lost...

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