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A fresh start at Wagging Tails dogs' home by Sarah Hope

A fresh start at Wagging Tails dogs' home

Sarah Hope

There's no place like home... Although dog trainer Sally is relatively new to Wagging Tails, the team she works with have quickly become her family and the dogs her friends. But when Andy, the one that got away, turns up for a brief respite from the city, she...

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Every step you take by M. A. author. Hunter

Every step you take

M. A. author. Hunter

Run for your life... his year's London Marathon is my last chance to win the final place on the Olympic team. The months of rehabilitation after my injury will feel worth it to cross that line. But I wasn't expecting the man who's been making my life a living...

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The year that changed us by Helen J. author. Rolfe

The year that changed us

Helen J. author. Rolfe

A warm-hearted and gripping story of community, secrets and the family we choose that will captivate fans of Lucy Diamond, Cathy Bramley and Jessica Redland. As young women, Lise and Emma had the kind of friendship people dream about. While Lise's own family...

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The other wife by Danielle Ramsay

The other wife

Danielle Ramsay

How do you know if you've married the wrong person? It was a whirlwind romance and we had the perfect relationship. He was my dream partner, loving, caring, attentive... until the day I married him and things became toxic. I spent my wedding night in A&E with...

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At the stroke of midnight by Jenni Keer

At the stroke of midnight

Jenni Keer

It's 1923 and in a decade that promises excitement and liberation, Pearl Glenham and her father are invited to a mysterious country house party on the Dorset coast, by a total stranger. Her father claims not to have any prior association with Highcliffe House,...

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The last resort by T. J. author. Emerson

The last resort

T. J. author. Emerson

As soon as you first see the House in the Hills, an old hotel in a picturesque enclave of the Cypriot hills, you know it's the perfect home for you - with breath-taking views, a refreshing pool, and peace and quiet, away the rest of the world. A place to...

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Gobbelino London and a complication of unicorns by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a complication of unicorns

Kim M. author. Watt

When a man from Callum's past turns up at our door claiming to have lost both the last herd of unicorns in England and his sister, I knew it should be a hard pass. The past has teeth. But old debts plus a damsel in distress means Callum just can't say no. G&C...

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Gobbelino London and a contagion of zombies by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a contagion of zombies

Kim M. author. Watt

I see dead people. And I'm not the only one. They're even on Facebook. The dead are rising, and if we don't stop them before the infection spreads any further, we're going to be knee-deep in the zombie apocalypse before you can say mmm, brains. The only...

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Gobbelino London and a melee of mages by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a melee of mages

Kim M. author. Watt

Like it or not, when a sorcerer asks you to track a magician, you track a magician. It's that or spend life as a hamster. So we did. But, turns out, the scary magician is the least of our worries. Between raging squirrel mobs, My Little Ravenous sewer...

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Gobbelino London and a menace of mermaids by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a menace of mermaids

Kim M. author. Watt

I'm not saying the entire magical population of North Yorkshire want us dead. Just the majority. Which is why we fled Leeds to hide out in the dubious safety of the seaside town of Whitby. But lying low isn't really in our skillset, and when one of our few...

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Gobbelino London and a scourge of pleasantries by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a scourge of pleasantries

Kim M. author. Watt

Find a missing book. That was the job the woman in the Doc Martens gave us. Easy money, right? Only now it seems she's actually an ancient, powerful sorcerer, and the book is a Book of Power that doesn't want to be found. It wants to tear reality apart at the...

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Gobbelino London and a worry of weres by Kim M. author. Watt

Gobbelino London and a worry of weres

Kim M. author. Watt

"Find Malcolm. His safety is your safety." Threat or promise, I wasn't hanging around to find out. Not when the sorcerer making it had just yanked me out of my skin for a friendly chat. But with scheming magicians, lurking necromancers, and Callum's long-lost...

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Fatal lies by Anita Waller

Fatal lies

Anita Waller

For Matt Forrester, The Forrester Detective Agency is going from strength to strength: they've expanded their office space and even hired a new office manager - a qualified and astute woman named Carol. What starts as a simple burglary case soon turns into...

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Snow days with you by Leonie Mack

Snow days with you

Leonie Mack

When Luna Rowntree gets an unexpected and life-changing legacy from a man she's never met, she's determined to find out why - even if it is Christmas Day and her family are expecting her. So, with only her mother's ashes for company - it's a long story, but...

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The stepmother by Sally Rigby

The stepmother

Sally Rigby

She'll do anything to protect her family... Libby Curtis never wanted children, until she met Nathan, a gorgeous widower with two young children. Now ten years later she can't imagine her life without Sam and Sienna - she'd do anything for her precious kids....

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No. 23 Burlington Square by Jenni Keer

No. 23 Burlington Square

Jenni Keer

On the morning of Friday 5th February, 1927, Miss Agnes Humphries - the landlady of the attractive, if-slightly-shabby, white-fronted townhouse at Number 23 Burlington Square - has a decision to make. The rooms of the second floor lie empty, since poor Mr...

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Sisters at war by Jina Bacarr

Sisters at war

Jina Bacarr

Paris, 1940: Two sisters separated by the Nazis... After a devastating attack, Justine and Eve Beaufort find themselves on opposite sides of the war, both in their beloved Paris. But can they ever find their way back to each other? It was the day that changed...

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Missing by Ruby Speechley

Missing

Ruby Speechley

Single mum Ellie is shown a missing person post on Facebook. It's of her three-year-old son, Tyler... But he's right there, holding her hand. Surely this is some kind of prank - she knows her friend Louise can go too far with her jokes sometimes. And Ellie is...

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Match me if you can by Sandy Barker

Match me if you can

Sandy Barker

Welcome to the Ever After Agency - a clandestine organisation offering bespoke solutions to romantic problems. Whether you're looking for the love of your life, a fresh romantic start, or just want to keep up appearances, the agency can tailor a solution to...

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In the Greek midwinter by Mandy Baggot

In the Greek midwinter

Mandy Baggot

It was supposed to be a holiday of a lifetime... But when Jen's boyfriend David suddenly cancels their romantic Paris trip, needing to urgently travel to Athens for work, it's best friend Bonnie who suggests they surprise him. Having already booked the time...

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Take me home by Beth (Novelist) author. Moran

Take me home

Beth (Novelist) author. Moran

Sophie Potter's job is helping people deal with the worst, because Sophie Potter knows what the worst feels like. An expert at keeping moving, with her trusty motorhome and faithful dog Muffin, Sophie has built her life around keeping her loves and loyalties...

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Christmas at Corner Cottage by Sarah Hope

Christmas at Corner Cottage

Sarah Hope

When Chrissy Marsden moves her children and menagerie of pets into Corner Cottage, she hopes to put her divorce behind her and have the fresh start she's been longing for. Just as she feels she is finally getting her life back on track, with a chance encounter...

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The bad penny by Lindsey Hutchinson

The bad penny

Lindsey Hutchinson

If you're born with nothing you have to make your own luck. When Jared Johnson first meets Clarice Connaught he saves her from the hands of her father, who is brutally beating her in the street. Never one to walk past someone in distress, Jared doesn't...

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Meet me in Central Park by Jo Bartlett

Meet me in Central Park

Jo Bartlett

Will their Christmas wish come true? Libby Cooper hasn't celebrated Christmas since the night her parents died in a terrible accident. She wants to forget that the season of goodwill even exists; but her grandmother has other ideas. It's time for Libby to...

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Son of blood by Jack Ludlow

Son of blood

Jack Ludlow

11th century Italy. The domination of the Normans is causing trouble. At their head is the feared Robert de Hauteville, the 'Guiscard', who has colonised much of Italy and commands the triple Dukedom of the extended Norman family. But Robert has made many...

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The sword of revenge by Jack Ludlow

The sword of revenge

Jack Ludlow

Rome has lost its greatest warrior; Aulus Cornelius is dead. Although he is hailed as a hero, the betrayal by cowardly governor Flaminus is not forgotten. Aulus' death has left his sons with grave responsibilities. While Titus swears vengeance against...

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High tides and summer skies by Jennifer Bohnet

High tides and summer skies

Jennifer Bohnet

As time ebbs and flows over the summer both Katie Teague and her godmother Mattie Cranford discover their lives are at a crossroads.Mattie shackled to the family wool shop for over 50 years, feels life has passed her by. She dreams of seeing the world and...

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Mayhem in the mountains by Kelly Oliver

Mayhem in the mountains

Kelly Oliver

1918 Italy When a deadly blizzard traps Fiona Figg and Kitty Lane in the Dolomite Mountains, it's all downhill from here. Their hotel is snowed-in, and no one can get in or out. Then a man is found dead in his locked hotel room - and the killer is still on the...

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The runaway by Catherine Law

The runaway

Catherine Law

To find what she has lost, she must go back to the beginning... 1924. The First World War is over and eleven-year-old Alexa is growing up on the idyllic Cornish coast with her best friend Harvey. But she soon discovers there are secrets at the heart of her...

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A Christmas baby at Goodwill House by Fenella-Jane Miller

A Christmas baby at Goodwill House

Fenella-Jane Miller

July 1941 As the war grinds on, Lady Joanna Harcourt knows that her time at Goodwill House is drawing to close. A new chapter awaits, one that she never expected to happen to her - she is going to be a wife and mother again! Excited with their new arrival and...

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Truly, madly, Greekly by Mandy Baggot

Truly, madly, Greekly

Mandy Baggot

Sun, sea and a sexy stranger - a whole lot of fun just got a lot more complicated. Capable, confident and career-driven, Ellen had her dream job and a marriage proposal from boyfriend Ross. Life was good, her future set. Until it wasn't and everything fell...

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The gods of war by Jack Ludlow

The gods of war

Jack Ludlow

Lucius Falerius is dead, and Rome in its entirety mourns the passing of its most powerful senator. It falls to his son Marcellus to carry out his father's legacy and restore the rights promised to the defeated Sicilian slaves, yet there are those who will not...

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The pillars of Rome by Jack Ludlow

The pillars of Rome

Jack Ludlow

Two boys appeal to the famed Roman oracle for a glimpse into their future, and the Sybil draws an omen of death. As they flee from the cave in fear, Aulus and Lucius make an oath of loyalty until death - one that will be tested in the years to come. Thirty...

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Prince of legend by Jack Ludlow

Prince of legend

Jack Ludlow

Thanks to the stratagems of Bohemund de Hauteville, leader of the Apulian Normans, the Crusade has taken the city of Antioch, and just in time. Once the besiegers, Bohemund and his men are about to become the besieged - a huge Turkish-led army, commanded by...

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Soldier of crusade by Jack Ludlow

Soldier of crusade

Jack Ludlow

1096. The Pope has called for a crusade to free Jerusalem, and half the warriors of Europe have responded. Among them is the Norman, Count Bohemund, one-time enemy of Byzantium. In company with his warrior nephew, Tancred of Lecce, Bohemund must once more...

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The secret of Villa Alba by Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

The secret of Villa Alba

Louise (Novelist) author. Douglas

1968, Sicily. Just months after a terrible earthquake has destroyed the mountain town of Gibellina, Enzo and his wife Irene Borgata are making their way back to the family home, Villa Alba, on roads overlooked by the eerie backdrop of the flattened ghost...

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Kings of war by M. J. author. Porter

Kings of war

M. J. author. Porter

Can the King of the Scots and the Dublin Norse triumph against a united England? AD934. King Athelstan of the English has been successful in uniting the many kingdoms of Britain against one enemy, the Viking raiders. But men who are kings don't wish to be...

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Sunny days on the boardwalk by Georgina Troy

Sunny days on the boardwalk

Georgina Troy

Slip on your sunglasses, Spring has sprung on the Boardwalk!When artist Jools Jones', new man Finn Gallichan, leaves the Boardwalk to go travelling for several months she's not too worried. She has her paintings to keep her busy and helps her grandmother run...

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Love at first site by Phoebe MacLeod

Love at first site

Phoebe MacLeod

Ella's life is about to be hit by a wrecking ball... On the surface, Ella has it all. A great job, a penthouse apartment and the perfect boyfriend, Lee. There's just one snag: their relationship has to be kept secret due to their employer's strict rule about...

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The almost truth by Anne Hamilton

The almost truth

Anne Hamilton

"When Alina's son, Fin, traces his long-absent birthfather, it's the catalyst for decades of secrets to implode in Alina's neatly ordered life. With the sudden appearance of Rory, and the ever-present pull of a very different life in Bangladesh, she's left...

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The Ravenswood murders by Helen H. Durrant

The Ravenswood murders

Helen H. Durrant

"A young woman's body is found in a shallow grave in the woods, buried in a white shroud. She's been dead for a week. Her teeth are smashed in, her lips stitched together. Her hands are missing. She's the fourth young woman found like this. With no witnesses,...

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Secrets of a Scottish isle by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Secrets of a Scottish isle

Erica Ruth Neubauer

"On an isolated isle off the western coast of Scotland, spirited American Jane Wunderly must investigate a secret society where esoteric rituals blur the line between what's real, what's illusion, and what's deadly. Isle of Iona, 1927. Cast away on a remote...

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For richer, for deader by Helen Golden

For richer, for deader

Helen Golden

"Caught between boorish Detective Chief Inspector Richard Fitzwilliam and a killer wedding party, Lady Beatrice must solve the murder to save the big day. Rumours are that the recent death of Kelley Lindsell, the personal chef of tycoon Rudy and Sheri Trotman...

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Choice by Neel Mukherjee

Choice

Neel Mukherjee

"A publisher, who is at war with his industry and himself, embarks on a radical experiment in his own life and the lives of those connected to him; an academic exchanges one story for another after an accident brings a stranger into her life; and a family in...

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Rosalind by Jessica Mills

Rosalind

Jessica Mills

"Rosalind Franklin knows that to be a woman in a man's world is to be invisible. In the 1940s, science is a gentleman's profession, and it appears there are plenty of colleagues who want to keep it that way. After being segregated at Cambridge, then ignored...

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Never too late by Danielle Steel

Never too late

Danielle Steel

"Following the death of her beloved husband, Kezia Cooper Hobson decides to leave her home in San Francisco and move to a luxury penthouse in Manhattan, where she'll be closer to her two adult daughters. As she watches the 4th July firework display from her...

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Spruced up for murder by Helen Golden

Spruced up for murder

Helen Golden

"Designing spaces is her passion, but clearing her sister's name is her mission. Can Lady Beatrice outwit the formidable DCI Richard Fitzwilliam to solve the case, or will she become a royal embarrassment? DEATH AT FRANCIS COURT NOW CONFIRMED AS MURDER!...

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Harbor lights by James Lee Burke

Harbor lights

James Lee Burke

"A story collection from one of the most popular and widely acclaimed icons of American fiction, featuring a never-before-published novella. These eight stories move from the marshlands on the Gulf of Mexico to the sweeping plains of Colorado to prisons,...

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Prime cut by Alan Carter

Prime cut

Alan Carter

"The world is in economic meltdown, but the mining town of Hopetoun, Western Australia, is booming. With the town's population exploding, it's easy enough to hide a crime - and a dirty past. Disgraced police-service golden boy Cato Kwong is doing time...

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Getting warmer by Alan Carter

Getting warmer

Alan Carter

"Cato Kwong is back in Boom Town and back on a real case - the unsolved mystery of a missing fifteen-year-old girl. But it's midsummer in the city of millionaires and it's not just the heat that stinks. A pig corpse, peppered with nails, is uncovered in a...

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Bad seed by Alan Carter

Bad seed

Alan Carter

"When wealthy property developer Francis Tan and his family are found slain in their mansion, Cato Kwong is forced to recall a personal history that makes his investigation doubly painful. The killer is elusive and brutal, and the investigation takes Cato to...

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Heaven sent by Alan Carter

Heaven sent

Alan Carter

"Detective Sergeant Philip 'Cato' Kwong is light on sleep but high on happiness with his new wife Sharon Wang and their baby girl. But contentment is not compatible with life in the Job, and soon a series of murders of Fremantle's homeless people gets in the...

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Crocodile tears by Alan Carter

Crocodile tears

Alan Carter

"Detective Philip 'Cato' Kwong is investigating the death of a retiree found hacked to pieces in his suburban Perth home. The trail leads to Timor-Leste, with its recent blood-soaked history. There, he reunites with an old frenemy, the spook Rory Driscoll who,...

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Before you knew my name by Jacqueline Bublitz

Before you knew my name

Jacqueline Bublitz

"This is not just another novel about a dead girl. When she arrived in New York on her 18th birthday carrying nothing but $600 cash and a stolen camera, Alice was looking for a fresh start. Now, just one month later, she is the city's latest Jane Doe, an...

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Lies to tell by Marion Todd

Lies to tell

Marion Todd

"Early one morning DI Clare Mackay receives a message from her boss DCI Alastair Gibson telling her to meet him in secret. She does as he asks and is taken to a secure location in the remote Scottish hills. There, she is introduced to ethical hacker Gayle...

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What they knew by Marion Todd

What they knew

Marion Todd

"It's the stroke of midnight on Hogmanay when Alison Reid admits a caller to her home. When her death is later reported, DI Clare Mackay attends the scene. The initial evidence doesn't rule out murder, but it's not possible to say for certain if foul play was...

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Next in line by Marion Todd

Next in line

Marion Todd

"Gaby Fox is known to many due to her successful TV career, so when her brother and his pals hire the salubrious Lamond Lodge for his birthday celebrations, it is noted by the St Andrews locals. A ripple of shock goes round the town when Russell Fox is gunned...

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Old bones lie by Marion Todd

Old bones lie

Marion Todd

"When a report comes in that a van containing two prison officers and a convicted jewel thief is missing, the police in St Andrews work quickly to locate the vehicle. Their efforts prove in vain when no trace is found and they realise the wives of both...

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Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

Northanger Abbey

Val McDermid

"Seventeen-year-old Catherine 'Cat' Morland has led a sheltered existence in rural Dorset, a life entirely bereft of the romance and excitement for which she yearns. So when Cat's wealthy neighbours, the Allens, invite her to the Edinburgh Festival, she is...

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Trust by Chris Hammer

Trust

Chris Hammer

"Martin Scarsden's new life seems perfect, right up until the moment it's shattered by a voice mail: a single scream, abruptly cut off, from his partner Mandalay Blonde. Racing home, he finds an unconscious man sprawled on the floor and Mandy gone. Someone has...

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Doom Creek by Alan Carter

Doom Creek

Alan Carter

"Sergeant Nick Chester has dodged the Geordie gangsters he once feared, is out of hiding and looking forward to a quiet life. But gold fever is creating ill-feeling between prospectors, and a new threat lurks in the form of trigger-happy Americans preparing...

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River east, river west by Aube Rey Lescure

River east, river west

Aube Rey Lescure

"Shanghai, 2007: feeling betrayed by her American mother's engagement to their rich landlord Lu Fang, fourteen-year-old Alva begins plotting her escape. But the exclusive American School - a potential ticket out - is not what she imagined. Qingdao, 1985:...

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The tilt by Chris Hammer

The tilt

Chris Hammer

"Newly-minted homicide detective Nell Buchanan returns to her home town, annoyed at being assigned a decades-old murder - a 'file and forget'. But this is no ordinary cold case, as the discovery of more bodies triggers a chain of escalating events in the...

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The skeleton road by Val McDermid

The skeleton road

Val McDermid

"When a skeleton is discovered hidden at the top of a gothic Victorian building in Edinburgh, cold case squad detective Karen Pirie is given the task of identifying the decades-old bones. However, her investigation leads her back to past conflicts, false...

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The conditions of unconditional love by Alexander McCall Smith

The conditions of unconditional love

Alexander McCall Smith

'You can't go out of the house without tripping over a philosophical question.' That is a remark made by Isabel Dalhousie to Jamie, the bassoonist who is her handsome younger husband. Isabel's own life, of course, points to the truth of this observation - she...

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Death of a spy by M.C Beaton

Death of a spy

M.C Beaton

"Sergeant Hamish Macbeth has some major problems to deal with - crimes and criminals, even law enforcement agents, that he doesn't want anywhere near his beloved Highland village in Lochdubh. Hamish is worried about how the locals, as well as those in the...

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The main character by Jaclyn Goldis

The main character

Jaclyn Goldis

"Reclusive, mysterious author Ginevra Ex is famous for her unusual approach to crafting her big bestselling thrillers - she hires real people and conducts intensive interviews, then fictionalises them. Her latest main character, Rory, is thrilled when Ginevra...

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Heart of the valley by Cathryn Hein

Heart of the valley

Cathryn Hein

Brooke Kingston is smart, capable and strong-willed, and runs her family's property with dedication and skill. More at home on horseback than in heels, her life revolves around her beloved 'boys' - showjumpers Poddy, Oddy and Sod. Then a tragic accident leaves...

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The night in question by Susan Fletcher

The night in question

Susan Fletcher

Florence Butterfield has lived an extraordinary life full of travel, passion and adventure. But, at 87, she suspects there are no more surprises to come her way. Then, one midsummer's night, something terrible happens - so strange and unexpected that Florrie...

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The Jacobite's wife by Morag Edwards

The Jacobite's wife

Morag Edwards

18th century, Scotland. Jacobite sympathies stir powerful emotions, especially in a titled young man with little to occupy him. But strong-willed Lady Winifred Nithsdale has already seen her mother, father, and brother imprisoned for their support of England's...

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Made for murders by Peter Tremayne

Made for murders

Peter Tremayne

It is the early 1600s and the City of London sees Queen Elizabeth living out her dying days as Scottish King James waits in the wings to take to the throne. Meanwhile, in Southwark, along the south bank of the River Thames, Master Hardy Drew, Constable of the...

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Revelations of a lady detective by William Stephens Hayward

Revelations of a lady detective

William Stephens Hayward

'Owing to frequent acquaintance with peril, I had become unusually hardened for a woman.' Mrs Paschal, the heroine of Revelations of a Lady Detective, is regularly consulted by the police and serves as an undercover agent as well as investigating her own...

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Janey by Alex Kane

Janey

Alex Kane

Janey Hallahan was born into the criminal life. After the death of her father, she became head of the family business - every day making dark decisions that make her family firm richer, no matter how dangerous. While Janey rules gangland with an iron fist, she...

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Leave no trace by M.J. author. White

Leave no trace

M.J. author. White

Ewan Stokes disappeared after a football match in Ipswich 15 years ago. No one knows where he went but every year on the anniversary of his disappearance, random mysterious sightings are reported across Europe. Since Ewan vanished, a fanatical online following...

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The dead hand by Judith Cutler

The dead hand

Judith Cutler

A house full of academics should imply calm and quiet, but much to housekeeper Harriet Rowsley's dismay some of the guests seem to have problems with the estate's unconventional practices and aren't afraid of voicing their concerns. Having Harriet and her...

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The tall stranger by D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

The tall stranger

D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

Barbie France has known Edward Steyne all her life - indeed they were childhood sweethearts. Charming, spirited, debonair, he is the ideal companion. Everyone, especially Edward, assumes they will marry one day. But Barbie is uneasy. Edward sometimes behaves...

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The Paris peacemakers by Flora Johnston

The Paris peacemakers

Flora Johnston

As the fragile negotiations of the international Peace Conference get underway, typist Stella Rutherford throws herself into her work and the mixture of glamour and devastation the City of Light reveals. Anything to escape the grief coming in waves for her...

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What happened in London by Kim M. author. Watt

What happened in London

Kim M. author. Watt

Baton. Light. Chocolate. Duck. This is not DS Adams' usual kit. This is not DS Adams' usual case. She doesn't think it's anyone's usual case, not with the vanishing children and the looming bridge and the hungry river. Not with the snap-snap-snap. But six kids...

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The kitchen by Simone Buchholz

The kitchen

Simone Buchholz

Hamburg State Prosecutor Chastity Riley and her colleagues investigate the murders of men with a history of abuse towards women... as a startling, horrifying series of revelations emerge. When neatly packed male body parts wash up by the River Elbe, Hamburg...

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Levitation for beginners by Suzannah Dunn

Levitation for beginners

Suzannah Dunn

It's 1972 and ten-year-old Deborah is living a ten-year-old life: butterscotch angel delight and Raleigh chopper bikes, Crackajack and Jackanory, Layla and the Bee Gees, flares and ponchos. But new girl Sarah-Jayne breezes into school, pretty as a picture and...

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The gathering by C. J. author. Tudor

The gathering

C. J. author. Tudor

In a small Alaskan town, a boy is found with his throat ripped out and all the blood drained from his body. The inhabitants of Deadhart haven't seen a killing like this in twenty-five years. But they know the culprit must be one of the Colony, an ostracized...

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The constant soldier by William Ryan

The constant soldier

William Ryan

1944. Paul Brandt, a German soldier, returns wounded and ashamed from the chaos of the Eastern front to find his village home existing in the dark shadow of an SS rest hut - a luxurious retreat for those who manage the concentration camps, run with the help of...

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Mission by Paul Forrester-O'Neill

Mission

Paul Forrester-O'Neill

How much mayhem can one lie wreak? After being separated by an unforgivable lie, a dying father tells his son about the con men who cheated him of all he had - and the small North western town called Mission that spurned him. Now it is time for revenge. What...

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Mrs Quinn's rise to fame by Olivia Ford

Mrs Quinn's rise to fame

Olivia Ford

Mrs Quinn is the unlikely star of Britain's favourite baking show, but could her newfound stardom cause her biggest secret to unravel? Jennifer Quinn has a secret. Her love of baking has just won her a spot as a contestant on a primetime TV show. It's only the...

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Sewing moonlight by Kyle Mewburn

Sewing moonlight

Kyle Mewburn

New Zealand, 1928. When Wilhelm Erdinger arrives in the sleepy village of Falters Mill, claiming to want nothing more than to be left alone to pursue a self-sufficient life, the locals are more than happy to oblige. Against all expectations, his life...

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The husbands by Holly Gramazio

The husbands

Holly Gramazio

You wait ages for The One... then a few hundred come along all at once. One night, Lauren finds a strange man in her flat who claims to be her husband. All the evidence - from photos to electricity bills - suggests he's right. Lauren's attic, she slowly...

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Outback dust by Annie Seaton

Outback dust

Annie Seaton

Bec Hunter, an Augathella local and nurse at the local hospital, is driven by a strong work ethic and commitment to her career. Working and studying for a Master's degree in dementia leaves her little time for socialising. She has a life plan that does not...

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Seven summers by Paige Toon

Seven summers

Paige Toon

Six summers ago, Liv and Finn meet working in a bar on the rugged Cornish coastline, their futures full of promise. When a night of passion ends in devastating tragedy they are bound together inextricably. But Finn's life is in LA with his band, and Liv's is...

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Last witness by Lucie Whitehouse

Last witness

Lucie Whitehouse

When 18-year-old Ben Renshaw is found dead in city woodland, DCI Robin Lyons is plunged into one of Birmingham's most controversial cases. Months earlier, Ben and his friend gave testimony that sent a former classmate, Alistair Heywood, to prison for a vicious...

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The vanishing of Joni Blackwood by Lisa Rookes

The vanishing of Joni Blackwood

Lisa Rookes

Joni Blackwood is my best friend. She was there for my first crush, stood beside me at my wedding and messy divorce, watched my daughter grow up. So when she suddenly goes missing on All Gallows' Eve, I'm first to raise the alarm. People outside the village...

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The lifeline by Libby Page

The lifeline

Libby Page

Everybody needs saving sometimes... For Kate, having a newborn baby means she is almost never alone. But that doesn't mean she isn't lonely. The move from London to Somerset with her husband Jay was supposed be the start of an exciting new chapter. But...

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A debutante's desire by Felicity George

A debutante's desire

Felicity George

John might be a catch for any debutante, but Georgiana is no ordinary lady... Georgiana Bailey is making her debut, but she's not looking for a husband. Her heart is finally on the mend and she's on the search for a wealthy benefactor to fund her charity home...

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Frank and Red by Matt Coyne

Frank and Red

Matt Coyne

Frank and Red are a mess. Frank is a grumpy old curmudgeon. A recluse whose only company is the 'ghost' of his dead wife, Marcie. He is estranged from his friends, his son, and the ever-changing world beyond his front gate. And then Red moves in next door. Red...

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The lost girl from far away by Elizabeth Gill

The lost girl from far away

Elizabeth Gill

Having recently arrived in England, abandoned by her father and brother, Isabella is left to look after her dying mother in an abandoned house. When the worst happens, she suddenly finds herself alone in a strange country, forced to seek out help from...

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The home front girls by Susanna Bavin

The home front girls

Susanna Bavin

Manchester, 1940: the minute war was declared, best friends Sally and Debs volunteered for the home guard. An Auxiliary Fire Service girl by night, Sally ends up stationed at the salvage depot by day. When Sally meets Andrew, a quiet carpenter with a...

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A family secret by Lynne (Novelist) author. Francis

A family secret

Lynne (Novelist) author. Francis

1890. Alice is the sole bread-winner for her family, working at the local cotton mill. But when she suddenly begins to attract the wrong attention, her life begins to spiral out of control... 2018. For Alys, one bad decision after another has left her feeling...

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Magnolia gardens by Anna Jacobs

Magnolia gardens

Anna Jacobs

At the end of Hawthorn Close there is a charming park which boasts two magnificent magnolia trees, and an assortment of houses and units. Several new occupants are moving into the neighbourhood and will live in units fronting the park, built and managed by a...

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The grand illusion by Syd Moore

The grand illusion

Syd Moore

June 1940. As World War Two rages, Daphne Devine remains in London, performing each night as assistant to stage magician Jonty Trevelyan, aka the Grand Mystique. Then the secret service call. For, aware of Hitler's belief in the occult, the war office has set...

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The holiday escape by Heidi Swain

The holiday escape

Heidi Swain

Ally and her dad, Geoff, run the family business, a creative retreat, from their home Hollyhock Cottage in picturesque Kittiwake Cove. They give their guests their dream break, but Ally hankers after glamourous city living, fancy restaurants and art galleries....

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Springtime with the railway girls by Maisie Thomas

Springtime with the railway girls

Maisie Thomas

Manchester, 1944. Alison is thriving in her rewarding role at the railways. But when family tragedy strikes, her world is turned upside down. Persephone is struggling with matters of the heart. Can she muster up the courage to tell Matt how she truly feels?...

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