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All fiction new titles

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​Do you feel like crime, romance or something completely different? Have a flick through our latest new fiction and discover your favourite new story. This list updates automatically with new titles.

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Bryony and roses  by T. Kingfisher

Bryony and roses

T. Kingfisher

Book

"Bryony and her sisters have come down in the world. Their merchant father died trying to reclaim his fortune and left them to eke out a living in a village far from their home in the city. But when Bryony is caught in a snowstorm and takes refuge in...

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White Fire by Cassie Edwards

White Fire

Cassie Edwards

eBook

A forbidden love, a lifelong passion, a destiny that won't be denied Known as Flame for her fiery red hair, not to mention her temperament, beautiful Reshelle Russell wants only one man, the one she can't have-or so she is told. But since childhood, Flame...

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Brides of Virginia by Cathy Marie. Hake

Brides of Virginia

Cathy Marie. Hake

eBook

Experience Virginia history within three inspiring romances that follow one family through time, uncovering their keys to success, faith, and love.

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Karen's Easter parade by Ann M. Martin

Karen's Easter parade

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen's cousin, Diana, is coming for an Easter visit, but Diana wants to do things that will get Karen in trouble. Karen wants to stop her, but will this ruin the visit and Easter?

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Karen's reindeer by Ann M. Martin

Karen's reindeer

Ann M. Martin

eBook

When Karen spots a reindeer in the neighborhood, she makes up a special plan to reunite him with Santa. Karen waits for a sign from Santa at the school assembly, where Karen is playing Rudolph.

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Karen's cowboy by Ann M. Martin

Karen's cowboy

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen's family is way out west--at a dude ranch run by a real cowboy! Being 'home on the range' and going on trail rides is so, so exciting. But then Karen discovers that her cowboy friend has a big problem with his ranch ..."

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Karen's yo-yo by Ann M. Martin

Karen's yo-yo

Ann M. Martin

eBook

When Karen takes her yo-yo to school someone takes it and she is determined to find out who took it.

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Karen's mistake by Ann M. Martin

Karen's mistake

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Are things changing with Karen's family?

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Karen's Figure Eight by Ann M. Martin

Karen's Figure Eight

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen is the best student in her ice-skating class. And Karen's new friend, the best skater in Stoneybrook, thinks Karen could grow up to be just like her. But it will take a lot of practice. Right now, Karen is practicing for an ice show — and...

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Karen's gift by Ann M. Martin

Karen's gift

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Needing money to buy a present for her mother, Karen begins a dog-walking service, but her success soon gets out of hand.

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Teacher's pet by Ann M. Martin

Teacher's pet

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Nancy doesn't have a best friend or a pet, and Ms. Colman's class is having pet day! Can the kids in Ms. Colman's class help Nancy?

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Dawn's book by Ann M. Martin

Dawn's book

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Dawn receives an assignment from her English teacher to write her autobiography.

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Tannie Maria & the Satanic Mechanic by Sally Andrew

Tannie Maria & the Satanic Mechanic

Sally Andrew

eBook

Everybody's favourite agony aunt and crime fighter Tannie Maria needs some counselling advice of her own. Lingering troubles from a previous marriage still sit heavy on her, while fresh worries about Slimkat, a local man whose fighting for his people's...

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Karen's telephone trouble by Ann M. Martin

Karen's telephone trouble

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen gets in trouble for using the telephone too much.

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Recitation by Suah Bae

Recitation

Suah Bae

eBook

A mysterious actress turned wanderer shares her story with a nameless emigrant ""chorus"" in this novel exploring memory and personhood.

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Traumphysik by Monica Byrne

Traumphysik

Monica Byrne

eBook

A brilliant young physicist, alone on a Pacific atoll during World War II, begins to chronicle the laws of motion that govern her dreams.

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Karen's school surprise by Ann M. Martin

Karen's school surprise

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Ms. Colman's class appears on a TV quiz show where, if the team does not get the right answer, it must perform a silly stunt.

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Karen's secret Valentine by Ann M. Martin

Karen's secret Valentine

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen's secret Valentine is her worst enemy, Pamela. Karen decides to be nice to Pamela, so who is sending Pamela mean notes?

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Descent from Xanadu by Harold Robbins

Descent from Xanadu

Harold Robbins

eBook

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Nailbiter. Volume 2, Bloody hands by Joshua Williamson

Nailbiter. Volume 2, Bloody hands

Joshua Williamson

eBook

Army interrogator Nicholas Finch is hot on the trail of why sixteen of the world's worst serial killers are all from the same small town, but his path to answers is littered with deadly intentions. There are dark forces that don't want the secrets of...

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Jughead. Volume one by Chip Zdarsky

Jughead. Volume one

Chip Zdarsky

eBook

In the grand tradition of comic book reboots like ARCHIE VOL. 1, Archie Comics proudly presents... JUGHEAD VOL. 1--from the comics dream team of Chip Zdarsky (HOWARD THE DUCK) and Erica Henderson (THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL)! Riverdale High provides...

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Karen's snow princess by Ann M. Martin

Karen's snow princess

Ann M. Martin

eBook

There's a winter festival and Karen wants to do everything - win the Snow Princess contest, be in the parade and switch on the special lights. Stoneybrook is preparing for a special lighting ceremony at the winter carnival, and Karen has a plan to be...

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Pacific rim. Tales from the drift by Joshua Hale Fialkov

Pacific rim. Tales from the drift

Joshua Hale Fialkov

eBook

Jaeger warriors do battle with all-new Kaiju creatures in this thrilling continuation of the Pacific Rim Universe.

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Tangled Up in Brew by Joyce Tremel

Tangled Up in Brew

Joyce Tremel

eBook

Brew pub owner Maxine "Max" O'Hara and her chef/boyfriend, Jake Lambert, are excited to be participating in the Three Rivers Brews and Burgers Festival. Max hopes to win the coveted Golden Stein for best craft beer--but even if she doesn, the festival...

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A joosr guide to ... presence by amy cuddy. Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

A joosr guide to ... presence by amy cuddy. Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

eBook

In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books you'll love,...

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Blue darker than black by Mike Jenne

Blue darker than black

Mike Jenne

eBook

"In the second book of the Blue Gemini trilogy, Air Force Majors Scott Ourecky and Drew Carson continue to fly highly classified missions to intercept and destroy suspect Soviet satellites. But after experiencing numerous close calls in orbit, the astronauts...

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Guide me home by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Guide me home

Kim Vogel Sawyer

eBook

"Romance and historical inspirational readers love Kim Vogel Sawyer's gentle stories of hope, and this sweet Kentucky tale is certain to entertain and encourage"--

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Karen's New Year by Ann M. Martin

Karen's New Year

Ann M. Martin

eBook

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Princeless. Book 4, Be yourself. by Jeremy Whitley

Princeless. Book 4, Be yourself.

Jeremy Whitley

eBook

Adrienne and Bedelia are off to the swamp to rescue Adrienne's sister Angoisse, but when a crash landing leaves them separated and stranded in a swamp full of dangerous creatures, Adrienne, Bedelia, and Sparky must face their fears just to find eacho...

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Living dangerously by Dan Latus

Living dangerously

Dan Latus

eBook

When old friends Anne and Josh Steele ask Frank Doy to look after their son, Tom, Frank can't say no; he is in terrible danger. After a drink-driving incident that took Tom's friend's life, the victim's gangster father holds him responsible and wants...

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Wisp Of A Thing by Alex Bledsoe

Wisp Of A Thing

Alex Bledsoe

eBook

Alex Bledsoe's The Hum and the Shiver was named one of the Best Fiction Books of 2011 by Kirkus Reviews. Now with Wisp of a Thing Bledsoe returns to the isolated ridges and hollows of the Smoky Mountains to spin an equally enchanting tale of music and...

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Karen's baby-sitter by Ann M. Martin

Karen's baby-sitter

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Karen decides that she has a crush on her fun new baby-sitter, Bart Taylor, and when Bart asks her over to his house, Karen wonders if it is actually a date.

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Pale blue by Mike Jenne

Pale blue

Mike Jenne

eBook

"As the Project enters its final phase, Air Force Majors Carson and Ourecky are dispatched on an urgent mission to intercept and investigate a massive orbiting object suspected of harboring nuclear weapons. Emotionally exhausted, with his marriage teetering...

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Madeleine's war by Peter Watson

Madeleine's war

Peter Watson

eBook

"A compulsively readable blend of romance and drama based on actual events in Britain and France leading up to D-Day in 1944 Matthew Hammond is a British military officer posted to the European theater during World War II. He sustained a serious injury...

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Blue Gemini by Mike Jenne

Blue Gemini

Mike Jenne

eBook

Scott Ourecky wanted to fly—he never dreamed he'd end up in a secret military space program.The year is 1968: The Cold War is far from over, nuclear annihilation is always only a heartbeat away. America is racing the Soviet Union to land men on the...

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Pacific Rim. Tales from year zero by Travis Beacham

Pacific Rim. Tales from year zero

Travis Beacham

eBook

Don't miss this exciting sci-fi prequel graphic novel of the highly anticipated Warner Bros. & Legendary motion picture, Pacific Rim directed by Guillermo del Toro! Chronicling the very first time Earth is menaced by incredible monsters known as Kaiju,...

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The diary by Eileen Goudge

The diary

Eileen Goudge

eBook

Two sisters find an old journal and discover the startling romantic secrets of their mother's past in this unforgettable love story by New York Times-bestselling author Eileen Goudge Emily and Sarah Marshall are cleaning out their dying mother's attic...

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Silence & lies by Harry Sidebottom

Silence & lies

Harry Sidebottom

eBook

A tense and brilliantly dramatic 20-page short story from the bestselling author of The Throne of the Caesars Series. AD238. Emperor Maximinus' reign is under threat as Gordian the Younger and Elder are proclaimed as Emperor. Julius Burdo, official of...

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Shadows of War by Michael Ridpath

Shadows of War

Michael Ridpath

eBook

October, 1939: War has been declared, but until the armies massed on either side of the French - German border engage, all is quiet on the Western Front.But there are those who believe the war no one wants to fight should be brought to a swift conclusion,...

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The Babel Codex by Alex Archer

The Babel Codex

Alex Archer

eBook

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Claudia and the friendship feud by Ann M. Martin

Claudia and the friendship feud

Ann M. Martin

eBook

"Claudia thinks her ex-best friend Stacey is a liar, a cheat, and a boyfriend-stealer. Sure, she misses Stacey ... but she isn't about to talk to her. Instead she's finding new friends, like Erica Blumberg. And the most unexpected friend of all -- Jeremy...

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Dancing in the dark by Karl Ove Knausgård

Dancing in the dark

Karl Ove Knausgård

eBook

18 years old and fresh out of high school, Karl Ove Knausgaard moves to a tiny fisherman's village far north of the polar circle to work as a school teacher. He has no interest in the job itself - or in any other job for that matter. His intention is...

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Barsk by Lawrence M. Schoen

Barsk

Lawrence M. Schoen

eBook

"An historian who speaks with the dead is ensnared by the past. A child who feels no pain and who should not exist sees the future. Between them are truths that will shake worlds. In a distant future, no remnants of human beings remain, but their successors...

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Kristy power! by Ann M. Martin

Kristy power!

Ann M. Martin

eBook

Kristy and Carey have always been arch rivals. The feud reaches a fever pitch when they're assigned to write biographies about each other.

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A spider on the stairs by Cassandra Chan

A spider on the stairs

Cassandra Chan

eBook

Best friends Phillip Bethancourt, a wealthy man-about-town, and Scotland Yard Detective Sergeant Jack Gibbons are each on their way to Yorkshire over Christmas, though not together, and neither of them are looking forward to their respective trips. While...

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Trick of the mind by Cassandra Chan

Trick of the mind

Cassandra Chan

eBook

Scotland Yard Detective Sergeant Jack Gibbons has been shot twice, and even after the surgery he isn't out of the woods and may still be in danger because he can't remember how it all happened. While his colleagues dig into his personal life, his best...

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I'll be right there by Kyŏng-suk Sin

I'll be right there

Kyŏng-suk Sin

eBook

While people vanish without a trace and others die senselessly, Jung Yoon matures into young adulthood as she loses her beloved mother, meets a once-in-a-lifetime mentor professor, forms and renews intimate friendships, and creates "forever" memories...

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A mummers' play by Jo Beverley

A mummers' play

Jo Beverley

eBook

From New York Times bestselling author Jo Beverley comes a holiday tale of romance and intrigue in which a spirited woman hunts for the truth about her fallen lover' On Christmas Eve, a group of costumed mummers'or actors'arrive at Torlinghurst where...

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Ramage's Signal by Dudley Pope

Ramage's Signal

Dudley Pope

eBook

With Bonaparte Napoleon at the height of his powers, the Mediterranean can be safely considered exclusive French territory. So when Captain Ramage and his crew are sent alone into Mediterranean waters, they can expect to be outnumbered. But it is the...

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Spellbinder by Harold Robbins

Spellbinder

Harold Robbins

eBook

From the author of The New York Times #1 best-selling novel The Carpetbaggers comes a hard-edged look at the seductive, high-stakes and often hypocritical world of religious revivalism and televangelists. Spellbinder is the story of a genuine and charismatic...

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Helium by Jaspreet Singh

Helium

Jaspreet Singh

eBook

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Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth by Stephen Jones

Weirder Shadows Over Innsmouth

Stephen Jones

eBook

Respected horror anthologist Stephen Jones edits this collection of 17 stories inspired by the 20th century's master of horror, H.P. Lovecraft's ℗₃The Shadow Over Innsmouth," in which a young man goes to an isolated, desolate fishing village in Massachusetts,...

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Moonlight on Butternut Lake by Mary McNear

Moonlight on Butternut Lake

Mary McNear

eBook

From the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Up at Butternut Lake comes the third novel in the Butternut Lake serieś⁰₄a dazzling story of two wounded souls seizing a second chance at life and love. On the run from her abusive husband,...

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Tainted by Morgan L. Busse

Tainted

Morgan L. Busse

eBook

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Thomas

Thomas

eBook

The perfect introduction to Thomas the Tank Engine! All aboard for an engine adventure! This story is about Thomas the Tank Engine, Sodor's Number 1 Engine. Read about his jobs, his carriages and the time he went fishing!

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Infamous by Jenny Holiday

Infamous

Jenny Holiday

eBook

All that up-and-coming musician Jesse Jamison has ever wanted is to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. When a gossip website nearly catches him kissing someone who isn't his famous girlfriend -- and also isn't a girl -- he considers the near miss a wake-up...

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Traitor's knot by Janny Wurts

Traitor's knot

Janny Wurts

eBook

"When half brothers Lysaer and Arithon defeated the Mistwraith, its revenge left them cursed to lifelong enmity. Having conquered the maze and achieved self-redemption, Arithon, Master of Shadow, is now the guest of the formidable sorcerer, Davien the...

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The white earth by Andrew McGahan

The white earth

Andrew McGahan

eBook

A haunting, powerful novel about the power of the land and the passions of people trying to make it their own.

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To ride hell's chasm by Janny Wurts

To ride hell's chasm

Janny Wurts

eBook

An epic fantasy standalone novel from the author of the stunning Wars of Light and Shadow series. When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue. When Princess Anja fails to...

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Stormed fortress by Janny Wurts

Stormed fortress

Janny Wurts

eBook

The spellbinding final instalment of The Alliance of Light. Though Athera may be free, the fight is far from over' The heartstopping conclusion to the Alliance of Light series brings Lysaer's army of Light to besiege the great citadel of Alestron. Master...

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Your republic is calling you by Young-ha Kim

Your republic is calling you

Young-ha Kim

eBook

Foreign film importer Gi-yeong is a family man with a wife and daughter. He is also a North Korean spy who has been living among his enemies for 21 years. Suddenly he receives a mysterious e-mail directing him to return to headquarters in one day. Has...

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Initiate's trial by Janny Wurts

Initiate's trial

Janny Wurts

eBook

Betrayed and double-crossed, Arithon s'Ffalenn is held captive by the Order of the Koriathain. The desperate Fellowship Sorcerers have gambled the weal of Athera and forced through the perilous bargain that spared him, as the last Prince of Rathain, and...

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The master of Go by Yasunari Kawabata

The master of Go

Yasunari Kawabata

eBook

Records the struggles of the Master as he attempts to defend his title and ideals while playing a young challenger in the Japanese game of go.

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Ramage's devil by Dudley Pope

Ramage's devil

Dudley Pope

eBook

Ramage is suddenly caught behind enemy lines when on honeymoon in France, as the Peace of Amien unexpectedly ends. The story chronicles his escape and dashing adventures in true Ramage style; as an enemy ship is captured and a sub-plot develops involving...

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Ready for takeoff! by Sonia Sander

Ready for takeoff!

Sonia Sander

eBook

Readers discover how airplanes get ready for takeoff.

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Margaret Wise Brown's The steam roller by Margaret Wise Brown

Margaret Wise Brown's The steam roller

Margaret Wise Brown

eBook

To celebrate Golden Books' 75th anniversary: a little-known Christmas tale by the author of Goodnight Moon is now a Little Golden Book that'll keep readers smiling all year long! Book Description: Once there was a little girl. It was Christmas and her...

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The single dad's family recipe  by Rachael Johns

The single dad's family recipe

Rachael Johns

Book

"Take one single dad working night and day to open his hot new restaurant. Mix in his irresistible new hire--a woman with a secret looking for a fresh start. Simmer until a kiss leads to a clandestine affair that plunges Lachlan McKinnel and Eliza Coleman...

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A Warriner to tempt her  by Virginia Heath

A Warriner to tempt her

Virginia Heath

Book

"In this The Wild Warriners story, shy Lady Isabella Beaumont is perfectly happy to stay in the background and let her sister get all the attention from handsome suitors following a shocking incident. However working with Dr Joseph Warriner to help the...

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A Warriner to rescue her  by Virginia Heath

A Warriner to rescue her

Virginia Heath

Book

"Captain James Warriner is startled to find a curvaceous beauty caught up a tree in his orchard! Despite his shattered leg, he rescues Miss Cassandra Reeves, then is determined to have nothing more to do with the enticing vicar's daughter. Except when...

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Harvest  by Christine Carrell

Harvest

Christine Carrell

Book

"Rose McLeod survived the Napier earthquake, navigated her way through University in wartime Wellington and fell in love with a soldier about to embark for Egypt and Italy. Life on his return offers a new start on an Otago sheep farm where Robert's family...

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Lifting the veil  by ʻIṣmat Cug̲h̲tāʼī

Lifting the veil

ʻIṣmat Cug̲h̲tāʼī

Book

"At a time when writing by and about women was rare and tentative, Chughtai explored female sexuality with unparalleled frankness and examined the political and social mores of her time. The twenty-one pieces in this selection are Chughtai at her best,...

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Western skies  by Nora Roberts

Western skies

Nora Roberts

Book

"Song of the West: Family obligations had led Samantha Evans to the land of windswept plains and towering mountains. But she had every intention of returning to the East after her sister's baby was safely born. Unexpectedly, she felt like changing her...

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All this time  by Melissa Tagg

All this time

Melissa Tagg

Book

"Ten years ago, Bear gave up everything-- his freedom and his reputation-- for his mess of a family. But after years of distance and too many attempts at starting over, he finally has a new life doing noble work in Brazil-- until his past catches up to...

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Abiding mercy  by Ruth Reid

Abiding mercy

Ruth Reid

Book

"With one image, everything Eliana thought she knew about herself is turned on its head. Seventeen-year-old Eliana has worked full-time in her parents Amish restaurant since she finished 8th grade school. She loves her small Amish district and is ready...

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The other side of the bridge  by Camron Steve Wright

The other side of the bridge

Camron Steve Wright

Book

"Alone and struggling with the loss of her father, an iron worker on the Golden Gate Bridge who was pulled to his death while trying to save someone from jumping, Katie Connelly immerses herself in her job at San Francisco State University. While researching...

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The opal dragonfly  by Julian Leatherdale

The opal dragonfly

Julian Leatherdale

Book

"Miss Isobel Clara Macleod, youngest of the seven children of Major Sir Angus Hutton Macleod, Surveyor-General of the colony of New South Wales, had the singular misfortune to know that at seven o'clock that morning her father was going to die. September,...

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Stickle Island  by Tim Orchard

Stickle Island

Tim Orchard

Book

"British weather is always unpredictable, but the Spring of 1980 was something else entirely--snow, hail, floods, drought and sometimes the whole ticket ... When the sun finally rose on Stickle Island--six bales of primo marijuana had washed up on shore....

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Across the blue  by Carrie Turansky

Across the blue

Carrie Turansky

Book

"Set in Edwardian England and ideal for readers who enjoy Julie Klassen novels, this romance about an English aviation pioneer and the girl who falls in love with him is filled with adventure and faith. Isabella Grayson, the eldest daughter of a wealthy,...

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Outpost  by W. Michael Gear

Outpost

W. Michael Gear

Book

"The first book in a thrilling new sci-fi action adventure, set on Donovan, a treacherous alien planet where corporate threats and dangerous creatures imperil the lives of the planet's inhabitants. A ghost ship, the Freelander, appears in orbit. Missing...

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A duke in the night  by Kelly (Romance fiction writer) Bowen

A duke in the night

Kelly (Romance fiction writer) Bowe...

Book

"Clara Hayward revels in her position as headmistress of the most prestigious ladies' finishing school in England. But when her parents die-- leaving their import company on the edge of bankruptcy-- the school becomes Clara's only hope of rescuing her...

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The clarity  by Keith Thomas

The clarity

Keith Thomas

Book

"Dr. Matilda Deacon is a psychologist researching how memories are made and stored when she meets a strange eleven-year-old girl named Ashanique. Ashanique claims to harbor the memories of the last soldier killed in World War I and Matilda is at first...

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The Shakespeare conspiracy  by Sandra Hochman

The Shakespeare conspiracy

Sandra Hochman

Book

"For fifteen years Anne Hathaway kept a diary. It was no ordinary diary, as Anne, an excellent writer of poems and songs in her own right, was also the wife of the world's most famous poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. In its pages she reveals...

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The man who would not see  by Rajorshi Chakraborti

The man who would not see

Rajorshi Chakraborti

Book

"As children in Calcutta, Ashim and Abhay made a small mistake that split their family forever. Thirty years later, Ashim has re-entered his brother's life, with blame and retribution on his mind. It seems nothing short of smashing Abhay's happy home...

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Look at me  by Mareike Krügel

Look at me

Mareike Krügel

Book

"Katharina's husband isn't coming home for the weekend-again-so she's on her own. When their chaotic daughter Helli has a nosebleed, Kat has to dash off to school to pick her up. Then their son, Alex, announces he's bringing his new girlfriend home for...

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In the garden of the fugitives  by Ceridwen Dovey

In the garden of the fugitives

Ceridwen Dovey

Book

"Almost twenty years after forbidding him to contact her, Vita receives an email from Royce. Once, he was her benefactor and she was one of his brightest protégées. Now Royce is ailing and Vita's career has stalled, and both have a need to settle accounts....

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The everlasting Sunday  by Robert Lukins

The everlasting Sunday

Robert Lukins

Book

"During the freezing English winter of 1962, seventeen-year-old Radford is sent to Goodwin Manor, a home for boys who have been 'found by trouble'. Drawn immediately to the charismatic West, Radford soon discovers that each one of them has something to...

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High country hero  by Holly Ford

High country hero

Holly Ford

Book

"Having brokered a fragile peace with his demons at last, ex-Afghan War pilot Mitch Stuart isn't in the market for redemption. But when he steps outside his comfort zone to help a stranger in a country pub, he inadvertently opens the door to the ghosts...

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The power game  by Meg Keneally

The power game

Meg Keneally

Book

"Hugh Llewelyn Monsarrat and his trusty housekeeper, Mrs Mulrooney, are sent to remote Maria Island to solve the murder of Bart Harefield, the detested cutter skipper responsible for bringing supplies and correspondence to the island. Bart knows that...

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The pearler's wife  by Roxane Dhand

The pearler's wife

Roxane Dhand

Book

"It is 1912, and Maisie Porter stands on the deck of the SS Oceanic as England fades from view. Her destination- Buccaneer Bay in Australia's far north-west. Her destiny- marriage to her cousin Maitland, a wealthy pearling magnate - and a man she has...

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The cowgirl  by Anthea Hodgson

The cowgirl

Anthea Hodgson

Book

"Teddy Broderick has lived on her farm almost all her life, committed to the rhythms of the country - seeding, harvest, shearing and the twice daily milking of the cow her grandmother has looked after for years, but she dreams of another life, in the...

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The French girl  by Lexie Elliott

The French girl

Lexie Elliott

Book

"An exhilarating psychological suspense debut that will propel readers into the darkest edges of friendship, for fans of Fiona Barton, Clare Mackintosh, and Ruth Ware. They were six university students from Oxford--friends and sometimes more than friends--spending...

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Down the river unto the sea  by Walter Mosley

Down the river unto the sea

Walter Mosley

Book

"Ten years after serving time at Rikers Island for assault, Joe King Oliver, an ex-NYPD investigator working as a private detective, receives a note from a woman who admits she was paid to frame him, compelling him to find out who on the police force...

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Death of an honest man  by M. C. Beaton

Death of an honest man

M. C. Beaton

Book

"Paul English moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh, and told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat. Angela Brody was told...

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Letters to my daughters  by Emma Hannigan

Letters to my daughters

Emma Hannigan

Book

"To sisters Bea, Jeannie and Rose, the death of their beloved childhood nanny is a devastating loss. As the girls grew up, Nanny May had become so much more to them all: confidante, advocate, comforter, friend. In whom will they confide their hopes, fears...

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Dead men whistling  by Graham Masterton

Dead men whistling

Graham Masterton

Book

"A Garda sergeant is found beheaded with an Irish tin whistle sticking out of his neck. He was due to give evidence at a major inquiry into police corruption. The murder sends a clear message to any future whistleblowers: silence is safe. The corruption...

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Hello stranger  by Lisa Kleypas

Hello stranger

Lisa Kleypas

Book

"Dr. Garrett Gibson, the only female physician in England, is as daring and independent as any man - why not take her pleasures like one? Yet she has never been tempted to embark on an affair, until now. Ethan Ransom, a former detective for Scotland Yard,...

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The woman in the water  by Charles (Charles B.) Finch

The woman in the water

Charles (Charles B.) Finch

Book

"London, 1850: A young Charles Lenox struggles to make a name for himself as a detective - without a single case. Scotland Yard refuses to take him seriously and his friends deride him for attempting a profession at all. But when an anonymous writer sends...

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