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Alex Cross Must Die. by James Patterson

Alex Cross Must Die.

James Patterson

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Little Gods  by Meng Jin

Little Gods

Meng Jin

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Psychological roots of the climate crisis  by Sally Weintrobe

Psychological roots of the climate crisis

Sally Weintrobe

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"Psychological Roots of the Climate Crisis tells the story of a fundamental fight between a caring and an uncaring imagination. It helps us to recognise the uncaring imagination in politics, in culture - for example in the writings of Ayn Rand - and also in...

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Bad judgment  by Sidney Bell

Bad judgment

Sidney Bell

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Embry Reymeyer was a quiet, ordinary guy--until tragedy ripped his life apart. Now he's living under the radar, desperate to hide his identity and determined to learn the truth behind what happened. Even if that means working for--and bedding--a man he...

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Supose a kid from the last dungeon boonies moved to a starter town. 11  by Toshio Satou

Supose a kid from the last dungeon boonies moved to a starter town. 11

Toshio Satou

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"The Jiou Empire has secretly taken control of Rokujo Kingdom! When King Sardin Valyi-Tyrosine sends out an SOS, Lloyd and his friends are dispatched to Rokujo--to be extras in a movie! Alka casts a spell to make him look older, and Lloyd auditions for a...

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The trial  by Robert Rinder

The trial

Robert Rinder

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The talk  by Darrin Bell

The talk

Darrin Bell

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Mr. Villain's day off. 3  by Yuu Morikawa

Mr. Villain's day off. 3

Yuu Morikawa

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"Evil supervillains need self-care too!"--page [4] of cover.

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Shadows at noon  by Joya Chatterji

Shadows at noon

Joya Chatterji

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A flat place  by Noreen Masud

A flat place

Noreen Masud

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Nowhere like home  by Sara Shepard

Nowhere like home

Sara Shepard

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"#1 New York Times bestselling author of Pretty Little Liars Sara Shepard's next adult novel follows a group of mothers living in a mysterious "mommune," each of whom is running from something When Lenna gets a call from her old friend Rhiannon, she is...

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The messy life of Jane Tanner  by Brenda Novak

The messy life of Jane Tanner

Brenda Novak

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Shackled to her small town, vintage gift shop owner Jane Tanner longs to become a mother before her biological clock ticks out and drunkenly propositions the worst possible candidate, her sister's ex-boyfriend, who is on board until they're soon reminded just...

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Island witch  by Amanda Jayatissa

Island witch

Amanda Jayatissa

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"Being the daughter of the village Capuwa, or demon-priest, Amara is used to keeping mostly to herself. Influenced by the new religious practices brought in by the British Colonizers, the villagers who once respected her father's craft have turned on the...

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The attention fix  by Anders Hansen

The attention fix

Anders Hansen

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Worthy by Jamie Kern Lima

Worthy

Jamie Kern Lima

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Bumps in the night  by Harry Allard

Bumps in the night

Harry Allard

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When he discovers his house is haunted, Dudley Stork enlists the help of his friends to find out what is causing the spooky noises.

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The sign for home by Blair Fell

The sign for home

Blair Fell

"Arlo Dilly is young, handsome and eager to meet the right girl. He also happens to be DeafBlind, a Jehovah's Witness, and under the strict guardianship of his controlling uncle. His chances of finding someone to love seem slim to none. And yet, it happened...

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The bitter taste of murder by Camilla Trinchieri

The bitter taste of murder

Camilla Trinchieri

The follow-up to Murder in Chianti But the town is shaken by the arrival of wine critic Michele Mantelli in his flashy Jaguar. Mantelli holds his influential culinary magazine and blog over Gravigna's vintners and restaurateurs. Some of Gravigna's residents...

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Last seen in Havana by Teresa Dovalpage

Last seen in Havana

Teresa Dovalpage

-- Of Women and Salt Newly widowed baker Mercedes Spivey flies from Miami to her native Cuba in 2019 to care for her ailing paternal grandmother. Mercedes's life has been shaped by loss, beginning with the mysterious unsolved disappearance of her mother when...

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Lessons in birdwatching by Honey Watson

Lessons in birdwatching

Honey Watson

"During their temporary research post on Apech--a planet ravaged by a time distorting illness--Wilhelmina Ming and four other elite students of the Crysthian empire have witnessed such illogical brutality that they've resorted to psychedelic antidepressants...

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Boys alive by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Boys alive

Pier Paolo Pasolini

"A daring novel, once widely censored, about the scrappy, harrowing, and inventive lives of Rome's unhoused youth by one of Italy's greatest film directors. Boys Alive, published in 1955, was Pier Paolo Pasolini's first novel and remains his best-known work of...

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Antiquity by Hanna Johansson

Antiquity

Hanna Johansson

A lonely thirtysomething disrupts the relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter on a beautiful Greek island, distorting the lines between lover and beloved and child and adult, in a queer version of Lolita by an award-winning Swedish writer.

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Smoke Kings by Jahmal. narrator. Mayfield

Smoke Kings

Jahmal. narrator. Mayfield

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Neferura by Malayna Evans

Neferura

Malayna Evans

"For readers of The Wolf Den and Kaikeyi comes the thrilling tale of the forgotten daughter of a legendary Egyptian pharaoh and the path she must take to escape her own dangerous fate. There are many paths to power. They all come with a price. Neferura,...

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Wait for it by Jenn McKinlay

Wait for it

Jenn McKinlay

"A woman looking for a new lease on life moves to Arizona where she rents a guest house on a gorgeous property with a mysterious owner-a man who teaches her about resilience, courage, and ultimately true love, in this funny, bighearted novel about hope and...

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Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Happiness Falls

Angie Kim

"Mia, the irreverent, hyperanalytical twenty-year-old daughter, has an explanation for everything—which is why she isn’t initially concerned when her father and younger brother Eugene don’t return from a walk in a nearby park. They must have lost their phone....

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The centre by Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi

The centre

Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi

"Anisa Ellahi spends her days writing subtitles for Bollywood films in her London flat, all the while longing to be a translator of 'great works of literature'. Her boyfriend Adam's extraordinary aptitude for languages only makes her feel worse, but when Adam...

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Fur love or money by Sofie Ryan

Fur love or money

Sofie Ryan

When she and her canine companion stumble upon the dead body of a sticky-fingered financial adviser who swindled millions from investors, Sarah Grayson and Charlotte's Angels, the senior citizen sleuths who work out of her secondhand shop, find the fur flying...

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The spare room by Laura Starkey

The spare room

Laura Starkey

'An absolutely gorgeous story - I now have a massive book hangover. I loved it' Jules Wake, author of The Spark'I mean it when I say: Laura Starkey has written the most perfect romcom. The Spare Room was not a happily ever after, it was a happily all the way...

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The ice guy and the cool girl. 3 by 殿ヶ谷美由記

The ice guy and the cool girl. 3

殿ヶ谷美由記

Sparks fly between the handsome descendant of a snow spirit and the oblivious coworker he has a crush on! A romantic comedy in an office setting that takes coworkers to lovers to new heights within a winter wonderland of emotions!Himuro, the descendant of a...

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Joe Nuthin's guide to life by Helen (Novelist) Fisher

Joe Nuthin's guide to life

Helen (Novelist) Fisher

"Joe loves predictability. But his life is about to become a surprising adventure. Joe-Nathan likes the two parts of his name separate, just like his dinner and dessert. Mean Charlie at work sometimes calls him Joe-Nuthin. But Joe is far from nothing. Joe is a...

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Consider me by Becka Mack

Consider me

Becka Mack

"In the ice-hockey romance that has taken TikTok by storm, the ultimate player turns romantic in order to win over the woman he is desperate to be with. Carter Beckett is the NHL's best player – both on and off the ice. His career is at its peak, his team is...

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Turn the page by Ali Spooner

Turn the page

Ali Spooner

Continue the journey with Whit and Eli in this final installment of the Cast Iron Farm series. The brilliance of their twins, Mack and Zack, rapidly develops, challenging Whit and Eli to keep up with their education. Their sensitivity to others and kindness...

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It's probably you by Jayne Denker

It's probably you

Jayne Denker

"This summer, one woman is going after what she wants and nothing will stand in her way – not even the handsome man next door... An uplifting, heartfelt romantic comedy for fans of Nora Ephron, Emily Henry and Beth O'Leary. Gillian has been happily single for...

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One last breath by P S Cunliffe

One last breath

P S Cunliffe

"Jessie wakes in total darkness, shivering with cold, the rain beating down on her. She reaches out, and her hand meets hard stone. In a heartbeat, she knows where she is: deep in the woods, at the bottom of the well where her best friend Amy's body was found...

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Die for you by Lauren Jackson

Die for you

Lauren Jackson

"THE SURVIVOR - The death certificate says my sister died two years ago in the accident but her body was never found. I was the sole survivor. Then I saw her. Someone lied. Now, I must travel across the country to find answers from a bloodthirsty vampire with...

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Treasury by author Bluey (Fictitious character)

Treasury

author Bluey (Fictitious character)

Join Bluey and Bingo in six special stories with their family and friends. Go swimming in Uncle Stripe's pool, explore the creek, play a game of Charades and more in this treasured collection. A gorgeous hardback for kids of all ages.Includes: Fruit Bat, The...

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The memory library by Kate Storey

The memory library

Kate Storey

If you were to build a library that has shaped your life, which books would you choose? For forty-two years, Sally Harrison has been building a library. Each year, on her daughter's birthday, she adds a new book to her shelves - with a note in the front...

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The time of her life by Tracy Bloom

The time of her life

Tracy Bloom

The brand new feel-good, funny and fabulous book from the No.1 bestseller! Starting again never felt so good! The worst day of her life could be the best thing that's ever happened. Kim Jacobs believes that she is happily married, until her husband tells her...

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The secret book club by Shauna Robinson

The secret book club

Shauna Robinson

'A sparkling bookish story about rules just begging to be broken' Abby Jimenez, bestselling author of The Friend Zone Maggie Banks loves books. And running a bookstore sounds like the best job in the world. Except in Bell River, a place that refuses to let her...

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Chainsaw man. 14, I wanna see penguins! by 藤本タツキ

Chainsaw man. 14, I wanna see penguins!

藤本タツキ

Asa and Denji are going on a date to the aquarium! Asa just wants to seduce Denji to turn him into a weapon, but Denji might have other ideas. Will they ruin the date with their extreme social awkwardness, or will a surprise attack by a devil be the...

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A season of monstrous conceptions by Lina Rather

A season of monstrous conceptions

Lina Rather

"Lina Rather's A Season of Monstrous Conceptions is an eldritch historical fantasy of midwifery, monstrosity, and the rending of the world, for fans of The Essex Serpent and The Death of Jane Lawrence. "An entrancing and transformative queer tale of cosmic...

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Someone in time

Someone in time

"Time-travel is a way for writers to play with history and imagine different futures - for better, or worse. When romance is thrown into the mix, time-travel becomes a passionate tool, or heart-breaking weapon. A time agent in the 22nd century puts their whole...

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Shifter by Rebecca Zanetti

Shifter

Rebecca Zanetti

He's an alpha without a pack... She's part of the deal. As the only living wolf pack member with the tiniest drop of alpha blood in her veins, Luna McElhanney is suddenly thrust into the spotlight. Normally content in her solitude, she's fixated on defeating a...

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Chasing the horizon by Mary Connealy

Chasing the horizon

Mary Connealy

"Beth Rutledge and her mother's one chance to escape Beth's tyrannical father is a wagon train heading west. Wagon train scout Jake Holt senses the secretive Beth is running from something and finds a new hope for his future in protecting her. Can they risk...

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Fish out of water by Katie Ruggle

Fish out of water

Katie Ruggle

"When Dahlia Weathersby's sister disappears on what should have been a simple day hike, Dahlia immediately heads deep into the Colorado Rockies to find her. Knowing she'll never survive the mountains alone, she convinces the local hermit--adorably grouchy...

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Not your crush's cauldron by April Asher

Not your crush's cauldron

April Asher

"Olive Maxwell much prefers teaching about the supernatural world to taking part in it and leaves the magical shenanigans to her two sisters--the Prima-Apparent and Bounty Hunter-In-Training. But after assigning her college students a project designed to nudge...

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Simply the best by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Simply the best

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

When Brett, the hottest sports agent in the business, and Rory, the sister of his superstar client, meet and have a disastrous one-night stand, resulting in murder, they find things getting messy, dangerous, heartbreaking and sexy as they struggle with...

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Fangirl down by Tessa Bailey

Fangirl down

Tessa Bailey

"Wells Whitaker was once golf's hottest rising star, but lately, all he has to show for his "promising" career is a killer hangover, a collection of broken clubs, and one remaining supporter. No matter how bad he plays, the beautiful, sunny redhead is always...

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The gathering storm by Lynne McEwan

The gathering storm

Lynne McEwan

"There are no easy choices when the dark clouds gather DI Shona Oliver's past and present collide when James McGowan, her ex-classmate – now a famous actor – comes to the area to make a Robert Burns biopic. Shona is tasked with keeping him safe during filming...

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The Sugar Palace by Fiona McIntosh

The Sugar Palace

Fiona McIntosh

"Under the clamour of the Sydney Harbour Bridge being built nearby, Grace Fairweather is working in her father's grocery shop in The Rocks when she begins making her own confectionery. Her colourful creations of toffees, lollies and chocolates soon become...

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Greater city shadows by Laurie Steed

Greater city shadows

Laurie Steed

A man treads water in the Swan River, hoping to bring his friend back to shore. Three siblings gaze skyward seeking a comet among the stars. A mother and daughter grapple with their fraught relationship and an inappropriate birthday cake. Bushfires sweep a...

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The secret ingredient by Sue Heath

The secret ingredient

Sue Heath

"It's been three years, two weeks and one day since Kate Shaw's life changed forever. Three years, two weeks and one day that Kate has been angry – with herself and life. But today is different. Different because Kate has finally taken the step she's been...

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The house on Rye Lane by Susan Allott

The house on Rye Lane

Susan Allott

They thought they'd found their dream home. They were wrong. 2008. The house Maxine and Seb have just bought was a bargain - a huge Georgian townhouse on the edge of Peckham Rye, it needs a lot of work but Max couldn't resist it. Now they are in, though,...

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Knowing me knowing you by Jeevani Charika

Knowing me knowing you

Jeevani Charika

"Don't miss this uplifting second-chance romance from the author of RNA award-shortlisted Playing for Love! ❤️ 'If you want to believe in love again... then Knowing Me Knowing You is the perfect solution. It's sure to tug at your heartstrings!' Chat  Five...

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Vendetta by Edie Baylis

Vendetta

Edie Baylis

Once bitter enemies, Samantha Reynold and Seb Stoker's powerful alliance enables their firms and casinos to go from strength to strength. With the families no longer in opposition, it seems that Sam and Seb are untouchable...But not everyone is happy with the...

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The bride-to-be's to-do list by Lindsey Kelk

The bride-to-be's to-do list

Lindsey Kelk

Catch up with old friends in the sequel novella to The Single Girl's To-Do List. Newly engaged Rachel Summers has a brand new to-do-list, and it must be completed before she ties the knot: Learn to cook See at least one more penis Change a tyre Update lingerie...

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The secret pianist by Andie Newton

The secret pianist

Andie Newton

Sisters. Traitors. Spies. When a British RAF Whitley plane comes under fire over the French coast and is forced to drop their cargo, a spy messenger pigeon finds its way into unlikely hands... The occupation has taken much from the Cotillard sisters, and as...

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The library of heartbeats by Laura Imai Messina

The library of heartbeats

Laura Imai Messina

From the international bestselling author of The Phone Box at the Edge of the World: a powerful, moving novel of grief, hope, friendship and love based around a real archive on an island in Japan, where people travel to record their heartbeats.To find what you...

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Shapers of worlds. Volume lll

Shapers of worlds. Volume lll

Within these pages lie eighteen stories, from eighteen worlds shaped by some of today's best writers of science fiction and fantasy, all guests on the Aurora Award-winning podcast The Worldshapers during its first year. Some are international bestsellers....

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Shadows of betrayal by Brenda K. Davies

Shadows of betrayal

Brenda K. Davies

As Cole plunges into war against the rebellion in the Gloaming, his enemies aren't the only things to fear on the battlefield.The Shadow Realms hold more monstrous secrets than Cole or Lexi ever knew, and some of them are about to break free. When allies...

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Queen of chaos by Amelia Hutchins

Queen of chaos

Amelia Hutchins

From USA Today and WSJ Bestselling Author, Amelia Hutchins comes a tale of love, war, and betrayal. A queen in chaos . . .A kingdom left in ashes . . .A fate that may turn to ruins . . . A king who continually stokes her flames....What's a girl to do?Some...

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Colton by Jenna Myles

Colton

Jenna Myles

"Love men who fall first? Like strong curvy heroines? How about I throw in a high rise full of billionaires and a hero with some serious golden retriever energy? Evie did the right thing, she saved a life, and it cost her almost everything. I'm going to make...

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The Phoenix crown by Kate Quinn

The Phoenix crown

Kate Quinn

"An unforgettable story about the intertwined lives of two wronged women, spanning from the chaos of the San Francisco earthquake to the glittering palaces of Versailles... San Francisco, 1906. In a city bustling with newly minted millionaires and scheming...

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Heartbeat by Sharon Sala

Heartbeat

Sharon Sala

-- Torn ApartPublishers Weekly for Going Once.

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Fatal witness by Patricia Bradley

Fatal witness

Patricia Bradley

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One wrong move by Dani Pettrey

One wrong move

Dani Pettrey

Making amends for his criminal past, Christian Macleod has become one of the country's top security experts. But a string of heists brings attention from Andi Forster, an insurance investigator with her own checkered past. The two of them are drawn into a...

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Deserving Lara by Susan Stoker

Deserving Lara

Susan Stoker

She's a survivor, but it will take someone truly special to make her see how strong she can be. As a former Night Stalker Army pilot, Callen "Owl" Kaufman has been in his share of dicey situations. Long-since retired from the military, he thought dangerous...

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The spirit of second chances by Synithia Williams

The spirit of second chances

Synithia Williams

Who says you can't go home again? Single mum Cierra Greene is determined to achieve success in real estate to support herself and her young daughter. Too bad her most lucrative property for sale is...haunted? Reluctantly, she seeks out her one-time crush,...

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Mirror, mirror by Ann Aguirre

Mirror, mirror

Ann Aguirre

Trude Burgess has eyes for only one person.Her entire life, she never loved anyone other than Viggo Calder. She watched as he courted the perfect lady, wooed and won her. And then...he lost that ideal love. Trude married him anyway...because his little girl...

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Girl braiding her hair by Marta Molnar

Girl braiding her hair

Marta Molnar

"I had a hard time putting the book down to go to sleep at night." Kaela Mays "The absolute best book of the year." Denise McDonald "This book is impossible to put down and was quickly devoured!" Debbie Appleby She didn't paint women like the men painted...

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The breakup tour by Emily Wibberley

The breakup tour

Emily Wibberley

Riley Wynn went from a promising singer-songwriter to a superstar overnight, thanks to her breakup song concept album and its unforgettable lead single. When Riley's ex-husband claims the hit song is about him, she does something she hasn't in ten years and...

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Martyr! by Kaveh Akbar

Martyr!

Kaveh Akbar

Cyrus Shams is lost.The orphaned son of Iranian immigrants, Cyrus never knew his mother. Killed when her plane was shot down over the Persian Gulf in a senseless accident, Cyrus has spent his life grappling with the meaningless nature of his mother's death....

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Sideways New Zealand by Rex Pickett

Sideways New Zealand

Rex Pickett

From bestselling author Rex Pickett comes Sideways New Zealand, the next delightfully dark and funny novel in the Sideways series. Miles Raymond thought things were going relatively well. Miles, the now iconic alter ego of author Rex Pickett--who was first...

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This is salvaged by Vauhini Vara

This is salvaged

Vauhini Vara

"A young girl reads the encyclopedia to her elderly neighbor, who is descending into dementia. A pair of teenagers seek intimacy as phone-sex operators. A competitive sibling tries to rise above the drunken mess of her own life to become a loving aunt. One...

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The Djinn waits a hundred years by Shubnum Khan

The Djinn waits a hundred years

Shubnum Khan

Rebecca meets The Island of Missing Trees in this gorgeously atmospheric novel set on South Africa's eastern coast. Endlessly playful and richly imaginative, Shubnum Khan's vibrant debut delves into the transformative powers of love and grief as it explores...

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Hello single dad by Kelsie Hoss

Hello single dad

Kelsie Hoss

"My life is falling apart, and the guy I meet at the bar might be the one to help me put it back together," said No One Ever.Getting dumped by my fiancé and going to the bar was not a good look. Neither was stealing condoms from the student supply and going...

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The uncharted flight of Olivia West by Sara Ackerman

The uncharted flight of Olivia West

Sara Ackerman

An extraordinary story, inspired by real events, of a female aviator who defies the odds to embark on a daring air race across the Pacific, perfect for fans of Great Circle and Her Last Flight. 1927. Olivia 'Livy' West is a fearless young pilot with a love of...

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Souls to Heal by Tilly Wallace

Souls to Heal

Tilly Wallace

Can an injured wolf and a broken witch heal each other . . . Alice Sheffield tore her soul into pieces and hid them to escape a soul-eating demon. Free at last, she longs to rebuild herself as something new and stronger, but she doesn’t know how. Then a...

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The good dog by Simon Rowell

The good dog

Simon Rowell

After gunshots shatter a summer night on Mount Macedon, Detective Sergeant Zoe Mayer and her loyal service dog Harry arrive on the scene at first light. It looks like a grisly murder - suicide: an alleged fraudster named Piers Johnson and his lawyer Antony...

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The secret by Lee Child

The secret

Lee Child

Chicago. 1992. A hospital patient wakes to find two strangers by his bed. They show him a list of names and ask a simple but impossible question. Minutes later he falls to his death from his twelfth-floor window - a fall which generates some unexpected...

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Not Bad for a Girl by Anastasia Ryan

Not Bad for a Girl

Anastasia Ryan

From hilariously awkward lunch breaks to cringe-worthy Zoom calls, this workplace comedy of errors is sure to put a smile on your face.BuzzfeedKirkus.

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Darkness runs deep by Claire McNeel

Darkness runs deep

Claire McNeel

In the darkest hour, a blood-soaked teenager flees the rural Gerandaroo football oval.Eight months later, Bess, a young teacher, returns home to Gerandaroo. A childhood game of dare with her former best friend forces Bess to form a women's footy team to play...

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The singularity by Balsam Karam

The singularity

Balsam Karam

In an unnamed coastal city, the mother of a displaced family calls out her daughter's name as she wanders the cliffside road where the child once worked. The mother searches in vain. Bearing witness is another grieving woman, there on a business trip. The...

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A Season of Harvest by Lauraine Snelling

A Season of Harvest

Lauraine Snelling

Larkspur Nielsen is determined to keep the family homestead running, even if she must do it alone. When she discovers that Isaac McTavish has feelings for her, she pushes him away to protect her heart. But how can she build the life she's always dreamed of...

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Glenrock by Lee Christine

Glenrock

Lee Christine

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Tempted by the bosshole by Shayla Black

Tempted by the bosshole

Shayla Black

A Forbidden Age-gap, Pretend Relationship, Office Romance by Shayla Black Will he embrace revenge...or his most forbidden temptation? I'm Bella. After my father's mysterious disappearance, I'm all alone. Broke and homeless, I'm forced to quit school and find a...

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We all lived in Bondi then by Georgia Blain

We all lived in Bondi then

Georgia Blain

From the author of the multi-award-winning bestseller Between a Wolf and a Dog, a powerful collection of previously unpublished stories. A sister is haunted by the consequences of a simple mistake. A daughter searches for certainty as her mother's memory...

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Peppercorn House by Nicole Hurley-Moore

Peppercorn House

Nicole Hurley-Moore

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