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Popular reads new titles

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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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Lady in Waiting  by Anne Glenconner

Lady in Waiting

Anne Glenconner

Book

Anne Glenconner has been close to the Royal Family since childhood. Eldest child of the 5th Earl of Leicester, she was, as a daughter, described as 'the greatest disappointment' by her family as she was unable to inherit. Her childhood home Holkham Hall...

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Liar  by Lesley Pearse

Liar

Lesley Pearse

Book

"Amelia White dreamed of being a reporter, but the closest she'd come was selling advertising in the local paper. Until the fateful day she stumbles on a truly shocking scoop. A murder victim, round the corner from her home. When the police and repo...

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Tiny pieces of us  by Nicky Pellegrino

Tiny pieces of us

Nicky Pellegrino

Book

My heart is less than 1% of my body, it weighs hardly anything; it's only a tiny piece of me, yet it's the part Helen finds most interesting. . .Once it was inside her body, a tiny piece of the son she gave birth to. Now her boy is gone and his heart...

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The other side of the coin  by Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

The other side of the coin

Angela (Image consultant) Kelly

Book

When Angela Kelly and The Queen are together, laughter echoes through the corridors of Buckingham Palace. Angela has worked with The Queen and walked the corridors of the Royal Household for twenty-five years, initially as Her Majesty’s Senior Dresser...

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The anarchy  by William Dalrymple

The anarchy

William Dalrymple

Book

In August 1765 the East India Company defeated and captured the young Mughal emperor and forced him to set up in his richest provinces a new government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a vast and ruthless private army.0The ...

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Veg  by Jamie Oliver

Veg

Jamie Oliver

Book

Jamie Oliver is back with brilliantly easy, flavour-packed, and accessible veg recipes. From simple suppers and family favourites to weekend dishes for sharing with friends, this book is packed full of phenomenal food - pure and simple. Whether it's ...

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Big sister, little sister, red sister  by Jung Chang

Big sister, little sister, red sister

Jung Chang

Book

The best-known modern Chinese fairy tale is the story of three sisters from Shanghai, who for most of the twentieth century were at the centre of power in China. It was sometimes said that ‘One loved money, one loved power and one loved her country’,...

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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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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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Daddy's girls  by Danielle Steel

Daddy's girls

Danielle Steel

Book

After the death of his wife, Texas ranch hand JT Tucker took his three small daughters to California to start a new life. With almost no money, a will of iron, and hard work, he eventually built the biggest ranch in California. Caroline, the youngest,...

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The motion of the body through space  by Lionel Shriver

The motion of the body through space

Lionel Shriver

Book

"Allergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome. But now that she's hit 60, all that physical activity has destroyed her knees. As she contemplates surgery with dread, her previously sedent...

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The women who ran away  by Sheila O'Flanagan

The women who ran away

Sheila O'Flanagan

Book

"Deira isn't the kind of woman to steal a car. Or drive to France alone with no plan. But then, Deira didn't expect to be single. Or to suddenly realise that that the only way she can get the one thing she wants most is to start breaking every rule she...

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Wrath of Poseidon  by Clive Cussler

Wrath of Poseidon

Clive Cussler

Book

"Ten years ago, a chance meeting at the Lighthouse Café in Redondo Beach led Sam Fargo and Remi Longstreet on a hunt for the legendary riches stolen from the Persian King Croesus in 546 B.C. They ran afoul of a criminal drug-running kingpin, but Sam and...

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Fair warning  by Michael Connelly

Fair warning

Michael Connelly

Book

"Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered. McEvoy investigates...

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Hideaway  by Nora Roberts

Hideaway

Nora Roberts

Book

"Caitlyn Sullivan had come from a long line of Hollywood royalty, stretching back to her Irish immigrant great-grandfather. At nine, she was already a star- yet still an innocent child who loved to play hide and seek with her cousins at the family home...

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Circle of death  by Chris Ryan

Circle of death

Chris Ryan

Book

"In a world run by rich and powerful men, Julian Cantwell is more powerful than most. A ruthless political consultant, Cantwell has manipulated elections around the world, bribing opponents and blackmailing political rivals. Doing whatever it takes for...

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The goodbye man  by Jeffery Deaver

The goodbye man

Jeffery Deaver

Book

"In pursuit of two young men accused of terrible hate crimes, Colter Shaw stumbles upon a clue to another mystery. In an effort to save the life of a young woman-and possibly others-he travels to the wilderness of Washington State to investigate a my...

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Buried  by Lynda La Plante

Buried

Lynda La Plante

Book

"Jack Warr is a young DC with the Metropolitan Police. Charming but aimless, Jack can't seem to find his place in the world - until he's drawn into an investigation that turns his life upside down. In the aftermath of a fire at a derelict cottage, a ...

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Close up  by Amanda Quick

Close up

Amanda Quick

Book

"Welcome to Burning Cove, California, where 1930s Hollywood glamour conceals a ruthless killer.... Vivian Brazier never thought life as an art photographer would include shooting headshots for aspiring male actors or nightly wake-up calls to snap photos...

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Dead land  by Sara Paretsky

Dead land

Sara Paretsky

Book

"Chicago may be the city of broad shoulders, but its political law is "Pay to Play." Money changes hands in the middle of the night, and by morning, buildings and parks are replaced by billion-dollar projects. Chicago PI V.I. Warshawski gets pulled into...

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Masked prey  by John Sandford

Masked prey

John Sandford

Book

"Lucas Davenport investigates a vitriolic blog that seems to be targeting the children of U.S. politicians. The daughter of a U.S. Senator is monitoring her social media presence when she finds a picture of herself on a strange blog. And there are ot...

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Camino winds  by John Grisham

Camino winds

John Grisham

Book

"Welcome back to Camino Island, where anything can happen - even a murder in the midst of a hurricane, which might prove to be the perfect crime . . . Just as Bruce Cable's Bay Books is preparing for the return of bestselling author Mercer Mann, Hurricane...

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The wedding dress  by Danielle Steel

The wedding dress

Danielle Steel

Book

From the glamorous San Francisco social scene of the 1920s, through war and the social changes of the '60s, to the rise of Silicon Valley today, this extraordinary novel takes us on a family odyssey that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, as each g...

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Walk the wire  by David Baldacci

Walk the wire

David Baldacci

Book

"Amos Decker, the FBI consultant with a perfect memory, and Alex Jamison FBI. Return to solve a gruesome murder of a young woman named Irene Cramer, in a booming North Dakota oil fracking town. The promise of a second gold rush has attracted an onslaught...

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The lost pianos of Siberia  by Sophy Roberts

The lost pianos of Siberia

Sophy Roberts

Book

Siberia's story is traditionally one of exiles, penal colonies and unmarked graves. Yet there is another tale to tell. Dotted throughout this remote land are pianos – grand instruments created during the boom years of the Nineteenth Century, and humb...

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Maybe you should talk to someone  by Lori Gottlieb

Maybe you should talk to someone

Lori Gottlieb

Book

As a therapist, Lori knows a lot about pain, about the ways in which pain is tied to loss, and how change and loss travel together. She knows how affirming it feels to blame the outside world for her frustrations, to deny ownership of whatever role she...

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The book of overthinking  by Gwendoline Smith

The book of overthinking

Gwendoline Smith

Book

Overthinking is also known as worrying or ruminating and it's a form of anxiety that many people suffer from. Psychologist and bestselling author Gwendoline Smith explains in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking,...

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The boy from the woods  by Harlan Coben

The boy from the woods

Harlan Coben

Book

"The man known as Wilde is a mystery to everyone, including himself. Decades ago, he was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. After the police concluded an exhaustive hunt for the child's family, which was never found,...

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Journey of the pharaohs  by Clive Cussler

Journey of the pharaohs

Clive Cussler

Book

"In 1074 BC, vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler - along with its mysterious cargo - sinks off...

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A conspiracy of bones  by Kathy Reichs

A conspiracy of bones

Kathy Reichs

Book

"It's sweltering in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Temperance Brennan, still recovering from neurosurgery following an aneurysm, is battling nightmares, migraines, and what she thinks might be hallucinations when she receives a series of mysterious t...

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Never split the difference  by Chris Voss

Never split the difference

Chris Voss

Book

"A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations whether in the boardroom or at home. After a stint policing the rough streets of Kansas City, Missouri, Chris Voss joined the FBI, where...

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Mum & Dad  by Joanna Trollope

Mum & Dad

Joanna Trollope

Book

"It's been 25 years since Gus and Monica left England to start a new life in Spain, building a vineyard and wine business from the ground up. However, when Gus suffers a stroke and their idyllic Mediterranean life is thrown into upheaval, it's left to...

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Trace elements  by Donna Leon

Trace elements

Donna Leon

Book

"When Dottoressa Donato calls the Questura to report that a dying patient at the hospice Fatebenefratelli wants to speak to the police, Commissario Guido Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, waste no time in responding. "They killed him. It was...

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The numbers game  by Danielle Steel

The numbers game

Danielle Steel

Book

"Eileen Jackson was happy to set aside her own dreams to raise a family with her husband, Paul. Together they built an ordinary life in a Connecticut town, the perfect place for their kids to grow up. But when Eileen discovers that Paul's late nights...

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Blindside  by James Patterson

Blindside

James Patterson

Book

"The mayor of New York has a daughter who's missing and in danger. Detective Michael Bennett has a son who's in prison. The two strike a deal. Bennett and the mayor have always had a tense relationship, but now the mayor sees in Bennett a discreet in...

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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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Face it  by Debbie Harry

Face it

Debbie Harry

Book

'I was saying things in songs that female singers didn't really say back then. I wasn't submissive or begging him to come back, I was kicking his ass, kicking him out, kicking my own ass too. My Blondie character was an inflatable doll but with a dar...

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Week light  by Donna Hay

Week light

Donna Hay

Book

Australia's bestselling cookbook author and most trusted home cook, Donna Hay, returns with a beautiful new cookbook that you'll want to use every night of the week. There are endless arguments out there for bringing more vegetables to your table, your...

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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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Three women  by Lisa Taddeo

Three women

Lisa Taddeo

Book

Desire as we've never seen it before: a riveting true story about the sex lives of three real American women, based on nearly a decade of reporting. It thrills us and torments us. It controls our thoughts, destroys our lives, and it's all we live for....

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Life as a casketeer  by Francis Tipene

Life as a casketeer

Francis Tipene

Book

"Francis and Kaiora Tipene aren't your typical funeral directors. With their famous humour and big-hearted personalities, the TVNZ and Netflix reality TV stars are changing the way we think about death and grief. Life as a casketeer reveals how Francis...

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Saving Missy  by Beth Morrey

Saving Missy

Beth Morrey

Book

"The world has changed around Missy Carmichael. At seventy-nine, she's estranged from her daughter, her son and only grandson live across the world in Australia, and her great love is gone. Missy spends her days with a sip of sherry, scrubbing the kitchen...

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Golden in death  by J. D. Robb

Golden in death

J. D. Robb

Book

"Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. Inside was a cheap trinket, a golden egg that could be opened into two halves. When he pried it apart, highly toxic airborne fumes entered his body and killed him. After Eve ...

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It started with a secret  by Jill Mansell

It started with a secret

Jill Mansell

Book

"Lainey has just lost everything. Luckily one little fib (OK, quite a big fib) helps nail her dream job. Soon she's living in a stunning house by the sea, fending off obsessed fans for a retired - if far-from-retiring - actor and organising his charming...

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The museum of desire  by Jonathan Kellerman

The museum of desire

Jonathan Kellerman

Book

"Psychologist Alex Delaware and detective Milo Sturgis struggle to make sense of a seemingly inexplicable massacre in this electrifying psychological thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling master of suspense. LAPD Lieutenant Milo Sturgis has...

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Grown ups  by Marian Keyes

Grown ups

Marian Keyes

Book

"They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their beautiful, talented wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together - birthday parties, anniversary celebrations, weekends away. And they're a happy fami...

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Wife after wife  by Olivia Hayfield

Wife after wife

Olivia Hayfield

Book

"If Philippa Gregory and Jackie Collins went out for cocktails and wrote a book, they'd come back with Wife After Wife. A wickedly entertaining and utterly absorbing modern take on the life and marriages of Henry VIII...if he were a twenty-first-cent...

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American dirt  by Jeanine Cummins

American dirt

Jeanine Cummins

Book

"Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels,...

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When you see me  by Lisa Gardner

When you see me

Lisa Gardner

Book

"FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of evidence is discovered in the hills of Ge...

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Into the fire  by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Into the fire

Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Book

"Former assassin Evan Smoak is using his deadly skills to assist Max Merriweather, a guy down on his luck, whose cousin's murder has brought him to the attention of an Armenian street gang involved in a money-laundering scheme. It seems like an easy ...

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The runner  by Stephen Leather

The runner

Stephen Leather

Book

"Sally Page is an MI5 'footie', a junior Secret Service Agent who maintains 'legends': fake identities or footprints used by real spies. Her day consists of maintaining flats and houses were the legends allegedly live, doing online shopping, using pa...

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Moral compass  by Danielle Steel

Moral compass

Danielle Steel

Book

"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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A long petal of the sea  by Isabel Allende

A long petal of the sea

Isabel Allende

Book

"That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of...

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Such a fun age  by Kiley Reid

Such a fun age

Kiley Reid

Book

What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly...

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Beyond recall  by Gerald Seymour

Beyond recall

Gerald Seymour

Book

"Gary - 'Gaz' - Baldwin is a watcher, not a killer. Operating with a special forces unit deep in Syria, he is to sit in a hide, observe a village, report back and leave. But the appalling atrocity he witnesses will change his life forever. Before long,...

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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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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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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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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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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 German House  by Annette Hess

The German House

Annette Hess

Book

"If everything your family told you was a lie, how far would you go to uncover the truth? For twenty-four-year-old Eva Bruhns, World War II is a foggy childhood memory. At the war's end, Frankfurt was a smoldering ruin, severely damaged by the Allie...

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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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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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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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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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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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