Auckland Libraries: Top 10 blockbusters

Top 10 blockbusters

The top 10 blockbusters, curated by our librarians for the Auckland Libraries Top 100 list.

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The break

Marian Keyes

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Amy's husband Hugh says he just needs a break - from their life together. Six months in south-east Asia. However, it's enough to send Amy teetering over the edge. Will he be the same man when he returns? And will Amy be the same woman?

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The midnight line

Lee Child

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Reacher chances upon a West Point class ring at a pawn shop - a woman cadet’s graduation present to herself. Why would she give it up? Reacher knows that she went through to get it. He tracks the ring back to its owner down a criminal trail.

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Origin

Dan Brown

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Robert Langdon attends the unveiling of a discovery that will change the face of science forever. But the evening is blown apart before the revelation. Langdon flees to Barcelona on a quest to unlock a secret that has remained buried until now.

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The Rooster Bar

John Grisham

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Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world. Now, they realize they’ve been duped into The Great Law School Scam. But maybe there's a way to escape their debt, expose the scam, and make a few bucks. But first they have to quit school.

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The late show

Michael Connelly

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Renée Ballard works the night shift, starting but not finishing cases as she turns them over to day shift detectives. But she catches two cases she doesn't want to part with - cases pulling her closer to why she won't give up her job no matter what.

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Come sundown

Nora Roberts

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Bodine runs a resort that has been a home to four generations. He manages the place with a large staff, including new hire Callen. When Bo and Cal discover Bo’s aunt’s battered body, they discover the danger that lurks around this idyllic place.

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Meet me at Beachcomber Bay

Jill Mansell

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Love is in the air in St Carys, but you'd never know it - the people of this seaside town are very good at keeping secrets. The truth has a funny way of revealing itself, and when it does, St Carys will be a very different place indeed.

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The good daughter

Karin Slaughter

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Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha’s small-town family life were torn apart when their mother died. Charlie, now a lawyer, finds herself as the first witness of a tragedy similar to their own nightmare nearly 30 years ago.

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The thirst

Jo Nesbø

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A woman is found murdered with marks on her body. Harry Hole, the man for the job, starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case. He will need to put everything on the line if he’s to finally catch the one who got away.

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A column of fire

Ken Follett

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Ned Willard returns to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed. Europe is in turmoil as principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love. He soon finds himself on the opposite side from the girl he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald.

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