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Fan of crime, romance, sci-fi or other fiction genres? Look through our latest titles and discover a captivating story in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print, graphic novel or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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夜班经理  by John Le Carré

夜班经理

John Le Carré

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孺子帝. by 冰临神下

孺子帝.

冰临神下

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狐狸男孩  by Mira Bartók

狐狸男孩

Mira Bartók

Wonderling, a one-eared, fox-like creature, has toiled most of his eleven years at an institute run by villainous Miss Carbunkle, but Trinket, a young bird, gives him a real name, Arthur, and her friendship as they seek to escape together.

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Cambridge English. 3 First.

Cambridge English. 3 First.

"The Audio CDs contain the recorded material to allow thorough preparation for the Listening paper..."--Publisher's description.

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Remembrance  by Mary Monroe

Remembrance

Mary Monroe

"Beatrice Powell is volunteering at a soup kitchen during the Christmas season to quiet her change-of-life doubts. She reaches out to help Charles Davenport, who was driven to a life on the streets after a devastating betrayal and the loss of his fam...

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''I do''...take two! by Merline Lovelace

''I do''...take two!

Merline Lovelace

A Roman reunion isn't on Kate Westbrook's itinerary when she arrives in Italy. After all, she's flying solo on the vacation she'd hoped to share with her soon-to-be-ex. But when Kate tosses a coin into the Trevi Fountain, her deepest wish--a second chance...

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Dead end fix by T. E. Woods

Dead end fix

T. E. Woods

Fear and violence come home to roost in this exhilarating Justice thriller featuring The Fixer--a roller-coaster ride for readers of Lisa Gardner, Karin Slaughter, and Jeff Lindsay's Dexter novels. I'll bring Hadley home. Whatever it takes. Whatever it...

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Burned by Thomas Enger

Burned

Thomas Enger

A solitary tent in the wilds is found to contain the body of a half-buried woman. She's been stoned to death. There are lash marks across her back. One of her hands has been cut off. Two years earlier internet reporter Henning Juul lost his son, Jonas,...

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A different drummer  by William Melvin Kelley

A different drummer

William Melvin Kelley

"The month is June 1957. The setting is Sutton, a backwater town in a southern US state. One afternoon, a young black farmer by the name of Tucker Caliban matter-of-factly throws salt on his field, shoots his horse and livestock, sets fire to his house...

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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 bizarre murders gets in the way of Cato's...

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The fragments  by Toni Jordan

The fragments

Toni Jordan

"Inga Karlson died in a fire in New York in the 1930s, leaving behind three things: a phenomenally successful first novel, the scorched fragments of a second book - and a literary mystery that has captivated generations of readers. Nearly fifty years...

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Halloween  by John Passarella

Halloween

John Passarella

"In 1978, Laurie Strode survived an encounter with Michael Myers, a masked figure who killed her friends and terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois on Halloween night. Myers was later gunned down, apprehended and committed to Smith's Grove Stat...

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Swim  by Avi Duckor-Jones

Swim

Avi Duckor-Jones

"Swim tells the story of Jacob, an open water distance swimmer, who returns to New Zealand, the country of his youth, after receiving a letter from his estranged Mother. He spends the summer in the small bay of his adolescence, renovating the summer shack...

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Christmas at Emmerdale  by Pamela Bell

Christmas at Emmerdale

Pamela Bell

"August 1914, and a terrible war begins, one that will affect the lives of everyone in the village of Beckindale. For Maggie Sugden, left to run Emmerdale Farm on her own while her husband, Joe, is at the front, it will bring grief and loss but also....

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The sentence is death  by Anthony Horowitz

The sentence is death

Anthony Horowitz

"William Pryce is an elegant, smooth-tongued lawyer who has made a fortune out of celebrity divorces - and a lot of enemies in the process. Unmarried himself, he lives in a handsome bachelor pad on the edge of Hampstead Heath. Or rather he used to......

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The Land Girl  by Allie Burns

The Land Girl

Allie Burns

"War changes everything... Emily has always lived a life of privilege. That is until the drums of war came beating. With her father and brother fighting on the front it's up to her to maintain their family estate. Working as a land girl Emily finds...

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The Tilbury poppies  by Sue Wilsher

The Tilbury poppies

Sue Wilsher

"Essex, 1916. Lily is a housemaid up at St Clere's Hall. But times are changing with the outbreak of war. With a husband bent on signing up for the trenches and a lecherous master of the house, Lily is forced to leave. Doing her bit for the war effort...

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The little snake by A. L. Kennedy

The little snake

A. L. Kennedy

"This is the story of Mary, a young girl born in a beautiful city full of rose gardens and fluttering kites. When she is still very small, Mary meets Lanmo, a shining golden snake, who becomes her very best friend. The snake visits Mary many times, he...

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A Christmas wish for Land Girls  by Jenny Holmes

A Christmas wish for Land Girls

Jenny Holmes

"Winter, 1942. Land Girls Brenda and Una have relocated higher up the Yorkshire dales, to work on the remote hillside farms. Despite the bitter cold, there's warmth to be found in old friends and new faces - and plans for a cosy Christmas are afoot. But...

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Home again  by Shirlee McCoy

Home again

Shirlee McCoy

"It's ex-Navy SEAL Porter Bradshaw's toughest challenge ever - six grieving nieces and nephews. With his brother, Matthias, killed in a car crash, and his sister-in-law, Sunday, hospitalized, Porter must take his turn looking after their children and...

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News of our loved ones  by Abigail De Witt

News of our loved ones

Abigail De Witt

"Over four long years, the Delasalle family has struggled to live in their Nazi occupied village in Normandy. Maman, Oncle Henri, Yvonne, and Francoise silently watched as their Jewish neighbors were arrested or wordlessly disappeared. Now in June 1944,...

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The night she died  by Jenny Blackhurst

The night she died

Jenny Blackhurst

"On her own wedding night, beautiful and complicated Evie White leaps off a cliff to her death. What drove her to commit this terrible act? It's left to her best friend and her husband to unravel the sinister mystery. Following a twisted trail of c...

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The stranger diaries  by Elly Griffiths

The stranger diaries

Elly Griffiths

"Clare Cassidy is no stranger to murder. As a literature teacher specialising in the Gothic writer RM Holland, she teaches a short course on it every year. Then Clare's life and work collide tragically when one of her colleagues is found dead, a line...

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The proposal  by Jasmine Guillory

The proposal

Jasmine Guillory

"When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise - or happen in front of 45,000 people. When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing...

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Dark winter  by A. J. (Anthony J.) Tata

Dark winter

A. J. (Anthony J.) Tata

"By the time anyone realizes what's happening, it is too late. A dark network of hackers has infiltrated the computers of the U.S. military, unleashing chaos across the globe. U.S. missiles strike the wrong targets. Defense systems fail. Power grids shut...

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And so it begins  by Rachel Abbott

And so it begins

Rachel Abbott

"Mark and Evie had a whirlwind romance. Evie brought Mark back to life after the sudden death of his first wife. Cleo, Mark's sister, knows she should be happy for him. But Cleo doesn't trust Evie... When Evie starts having accidents at home, her f...

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Family trust  by Kathy Wang

Family trust

Kathy Wang

"Meet Stanley Huang: father, husband, ex-husband, man of unpredictable tastes and temper, newly diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. For his son Fred, the inheritance Stanley has long alluded to would soothe the pain caused by years of professional...

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Cold case  by Quintin Jardine

Cold case

Quintin Jardine

"When a murder investigation that's been closed for thirty years is suddenly re-opened, former Chief Constable Bob Skinner is quickly drawn into the action. The story of the Body in the Quarry was well-known around Edinburgh all those years ago: a po...

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A sea of gold  by Julian Stockwin

A sea of gold

Julian Stockwin

"1809. After his heroic actions during the retreat to Corunna, Captain Sir Thomas Kydd is the toast of London society. Here he falls in with the legendary frigate captain, Lord Thomas Cochrane. So begins a relationship, professional and personal, that...

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Rejoice  by Steven Erikson

Rejoice

Steven Erikson

"Imagine a First Contact without contact, and an alien arrival where no aliens show up. Imagine the sudden appearance of exclusion zones all over the planet, into which no humans are allowed. Imagine an end to all violence, from the schoolyard bully to...

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The moon sister  by Lucinda Riley

The moon sister

Lucinda Riley

"Tiggy D'Aplièse spends her days experiencing the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands doing a job she loves at a deer sanctuary. But when the sanctuary is forced to close, she is offered a job as a wildlife consultant on the vast and isolated estate...

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Dangerous joy by Jo Beverley

Dangerous joy

Jo Beverley

Young Miles Cavanagh becomes the improbable guardian to Felicity Monahan, a wealthy head-strong heiress who is only a few years younger than he. Felicity at first seems set on marrying Rupert Dunmsore, an unscrupulous cad, who clearly only wants to wed...

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Forbidden by Jo Beverley

Forbidden

Jo Beverley

The death of her husband freed Serena Riverton from life as an abused sex-object. Now, her brother plans to sell her to another vile man, but Serena flees, but finds herself stranded and near penniless. When a passing gentleman offers help, Serena accepts,...

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The Christmas star by Donna VanLiere

The Christmas star

Donna VanLiere

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Hope series comes another heartwarming, inspirational audiobook for the holidays.Thirty-two-year-old Amy Denison volunteers at Glory's Place, an after school program where she meets seven-ye...

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Delayed justice by Cara C. Putman

Delayed justice

Cara C. Putman

She had long given up the desire to be loved. Now she only needed to be heard.Jaime Nichols went to law school to find the voice she never had as a child, and her determination to protect girls and women in the path of harm drives her in ways both spoken...

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Evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners by Gretchen Anthony

Evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners

Gretchen Anthony

A formidable matriarch learns the hard way that no family is perfect in this witty, sparkling debut novelDearest loved ones, far and near--evergreen tidings from the Baumgartners!Violet Baumgartner has opened her annual holiday letter the same way for...

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The last sword maker by Brian A. Nelson

The last sword maker

Brian A. Nelson

In the high mountains of Tibet, rumors are spreading. People whisper of an outbreak, of thousands of dead, of bodies pushed into mass graves. It is some strange new disease ... a disease, they say, that can kill in minutes.The Chinese government says...

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Give me your hand by Megan E. Abbott

Give me your hand

Megan E. Abbott

You told each other everything. Then she told you too much. Kit has risen to the top of her profession and is on the brink of achieving everything she wanted. She hasn't let anything stop her. But now someone else is standing in her way - Diane. Best...

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Dead giveaway by Joanne Fluke

Dead giveaway

Joanne Fluke

Ellen Wingate thinks she's hit the jackpot when she learns the millions she's inherited comes with a super-exclusive condo in the mountains outside of Las Vegas. But leaving Minnesota for paradise turns out to be the ultimate nightmare. Trapped with ...

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The ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories by Susanna Clarke

The ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories

Susanna Clarke

Following the enormous success of 2004 bestseller and critics' favorite, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke delivers a delicious collection of ten stories set in the same fairy-crossed world of 19th-century England. With Clarke's character...

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Rebound by Noelle August

Rebound

Noelle August

Hooking up is only the beginning of the fun in this sexy and irresistible second installment of the thrilling New Adult series, Boomerang. At Boomerang, one night can change everything...Adam Blackwood has it all. At twenty-two, he's fabulously wealthy,...

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The missing Italian girl by Barbara Corrado. Pope

The missing Italian girl

Barbara Corrado. Pope

On a sultry night in June 1897, a young Russian by the name of Pyotr Ivanovich Balenov and two young women transport a dead man through the narrow streets of a working class neighborhood in northeastern Paris. They throw the body into the canal and the...

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Coming to you live by Mira Grant

Coming to you live

Mira Grant

A Newflesh novella from the New York Times bestselling author that brought you Feed, Mira Grant. Shaun and Georgia Mason got out. That's the story people tell, anyway. They told the truth and they lived happily ever after, somewhere in the wilds of Canada....

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Leave the grave green by Deborah Crombie

Leave the grave green

Deborah Crombie

When a body is discovered floating in a Thames river lock one dreary morning, Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma James are summoned from Scotland Yard to Chiltern Hills. The dead man is Connor Swann, son-in-law of two of London's most r...

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Gideon's sword by Douglas J. Preston

Gideon's sword

Douglas J. Preston

At age 12, Gideon Crew witnessed the brutal murder of his father, a scientist shot down by police during a hostage crisis. More than 20 years later, Gideon brings down the man responsible. But then a mysterious witness to his crime offers Gideon the chance...

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The mysterious affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The mysterious affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man....

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Carniepunk by Seanan McGuire

Carniepunk

Seanan McGuire

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Lone star nights by Delores Fossen

Lone star nights

Delores Fossen

No strings attached is pretty much Lucky McCord's calling card in Spring Hill, Texas, but when family is on the line, this cowboy's honor and heart are about to get lassoed, tied and branded Every family needs its black sheep, and Austin "Lucky" McCord...

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Mogworld by Yahtzee Croshaw

Mogworld

Yahtzee Croshaw

In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about sixty years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and...

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Torn by Rowenna Miller

Torn

Rowenna Miller

TORN is the first book in an enchanting debut fantasy series featuring a seamstress who stitches magic into clothing, and the mounting political uprising that forces her to choose between her family and her ambitions, for fans of The Queen of the Tearling.In...

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No-no boy by John Okada

No-no boy

John Okada

First published in 1956, No-No Boy was virtually ignored by a public eager to put World War II and the Japanese internment behind them. It was not until the mid-1970s that a new generation of Japanese American writers and scholars recognized the nove...

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Mr. Monk in outer space by Lee Goldberg

Mr. Monk in outer space

Lee Goldberg

Adrian Monk has journeyed into the realm of the cult science fiction show Beyond Earth, where he meets fans just as obsessive-compulsive as he is. Monk is at their convention because there may be a killer lurking in the Beyond Earth community: someone...

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Video kill by Joanne Fluke

Video kill

Joanne Fluke

A former actress, Allison Rocca knows her husband, Tony, a screenwriter, has been extra busy lately. And news reporter Katy knows her ex, Chief Detective Sam Ladera, is desperately hunting the Video Killer. Still, each woman senses something unusual about...

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Cormorant run by Lilith Saintcrow

Cormorant run

Lilith Saintcrow

Aliens meets Under the Dome in this new post-apocalyptic novel from New York Times bestseller Lilith Saintcrow.It could have been aliens, it could have been a trans-dimensional rift, nobody knows for sure. What's known is that there was an Event, the...

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Falling from the sky by Sarina Bowen

Falling from the sky

Sarina Bowen

She's the woman he doesn't remember. He's the man she can't forget. Bad boy Hank "Hazardous" Lazarus used to have everything: a gorgeous girlfriend, a career as a freestyle snowboarder and a spot on the US Olympic team. Nine months ago, after a bad crash...

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Undone by Rebecca Shea

Undone

Rebecca Shea

I've found it's easy to share my body but not my soul. I need no one, yet I crave her. Self-assured and independent, she doesn't need me, but she wants me, and undeniably I want her too. At war with myself as I battle the secrets of my past, I don't know...

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No limit  by L. P. Dover

No limit

L. P. Dover

From New York Times bestselling author L. P. Dover comes the first installment in the Armed & Dangerous series. Contains mature themes.

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Dead case in Deadwood by Ann Charles

Dead case in Deadwood

Ann Charles

"Nothing good ever happens at the butt-crack of dawn. No doubt, the headless corpse on the autopsy table in front of me would agree."--Violet Parker. Real estate agent Violet 'Spooky' Parker stumbles upon a body-part theft ring at the local funeral parlor...

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Sugar by Seressia Glass

Sugar

Seressia Glass

Siobhan "Sugar" Malloy, co-owner of Sugar and Spice Cafe and part-time burlesque dancer, believes that love is for the young and foolish-and at thirty-five years old, she is neither. But a new business venture with the sexy twenty-something owner of ...

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The sea before us by Sarah Sundin

The sea before us

Sarah Sundin

The tense days leading up to the monumental D-Day landing blaze to life under Sarah Sundin's practiced pen with this powerful new series.

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Together forever by Jody Hedlund

Together forever

Jody Hedlund

Marianne Neumann became a placing agent with the Childrens Aid Society with one goal: to find her lost sister. Her fellow agent, Andrew Brady, is a former schoolteacher with a way with children and a hidden past. As they team up placing orphans in homes...

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The call of Cthulhu and other stories by H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

The call of Cthulhu and other stories

H. P. (Howard Phillips) Lovecraft

A collection of creepy tales by America's finest horror author. At the heart of these stories, as with all the best of Lovecraft's work, is the belief that the Earth was once inhabited by powerful and evil gods, just waiting for the chance to recolonize...

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Sorority by Genevieve Sly Crane

Sorority

Genevieve Sly Crane

Sisterhood is forever...whether you like it or not. Prep meets Girls in White Dresses in Genevieve Sly Crane's deliciously addictive, voyeuristic exploration of female friendship and coming of age that will appeal to anyone who has ever been curious about...

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Edge of reality by Andreĭ Livadnyĭ

Edge of reality

Andreĭ Livadnyĭ

Andrei Livadny presents the first book in his Phantom Server trilogy.

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Unforgiven by Rebecca Shea

Unforgiven

Rebecca Shea

Lindsay Christianson seemingly has it all, until one phone call changes everything and forces her to choose between her perfect life and her professional dreams. The choice seems clear when the opportunity to propel her career abruptly sends her across...

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Helios crowns his mistress by Michelle Smart

Helios crowns his mistress

Michelle Smart

Helios crowns his mistress. Breaking news: From the depths of the palace come whispers of a threat to Agon. It's public knowledge that Crown Prince Helios is bound to marry the princess of Monte Cleure, but will the discovery of his secret lover, Amy...

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Celus-5 by Scott H. Jucha

Celus-5

Scott H. Jucha

For its initial mission, Haraken's explorer ship, the Sojourn, undertook the investigation of Celus-5, a world identified by Willem, a SADE (self-aware digital entity), and his team of scientists, as the best candidate for a new colony.What should have...

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The War of the dwarves by Markus Heitz

The War of the dwarves

Markus Heitz

The dwarves have gone to battle and they have been victorious. But outside the realm, dark forces are at work...A secret army of Orcs, made immortal by the hidden powers of the Black Water, now marches towards Girdlegard, set to unleash its fury upon...

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The curvy tree by Chris Colfer

The curvy tree

Chris Colfer

The debut picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris ColferOnce upon a time, there was a little girl who didn't quite fit in. When she runs away, she happens upon a curvy tree who helps her understand the importance of being different!...

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Up in smoke by T. M. Frazier

Up in smoke

T. M. Frazier

From USA Today Bestselling Author T.M. Frazier. Up In Smoke is a standalone. You DO NOT have to read the rest of the books in the King Series to enjoy Smoke's story. I'm a man without a conscience. I deal in murder and mayhem. I'm the best at what I ...

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The chateau by Tiffany Reisz

The chateau

Tiffany Reisz

The author of Michael's Wings and The Red presents a new erotic novel. Contains mature themes.

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Atlanta noir

Atlanta noir

Atlanta itself is a crime scene. After all, Georgia was founded as a de facto penal colony and in 1864, Sherman burned the city to the ground. We might argue about whether the arson was the crime or the response to the crime, but this is indisputable:...

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Mr. Monk and the two assistants by Lee Goldberg

Mr. Monk and the two assistants

Lee Goldberg

The husband of Monk's former assistant, Sharona, has been arrested for murder. Now back in San Francisco, she's ready to reclaim her place in Monk's life -- much to the chagrin of his current assistant, Natalie. While Monk tries to maintain a delicate...

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Branna  by L. A. Casey

Branna

L. A. Casey

"Branna Murphy is a survivor, a wife, a friend, a sister, and a soon-to-be-mother. She doesn't have time to linger on anything, especially on a silly argument about how many children she will bear. Ryder Slater is a hardass, a husband, a friend, a brother,...

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Billion-dollar brain by Len Deighton

Billion-dollar brain

Len Deighton

The classic spy thriller of lethal computer-age intrigue and a maniac's private cold war, featuring the same anonymous narrator and milieu of The IPCRESS File. The fourth of Deighton's novels to be narrated by the unnamed employee of WOOC(P) is the t...

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Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett

Guards! Guards!

Terry Pratchett

'The people next door oppress me all night long. I tell them, I work all day, a man's got to have some time to learn to play the tuba. That's oppression, that is. If I'm not under the heel of the oppressor I don't know who is.' An aura of mean-minded...

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The closer you come by Gena Showalter

The closer you come

Gena Showalter

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter introduces the Original Heartbreakers, where three not-quite-reformed bad boys are about to meet the women who will bring them to their knees. Just released from prison, Jase Hollister has only one goal:...

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