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Death's end  by Cixin Liu

Death's end

Cixin Liu

Half a century after the Doomsday Battle, the uneasy balance of Dark Forest Deterrence keeps the Trisolaran invaders at bay. Earth enjoys unprecedented prosperity due to the infusion of Trisolaran knowledge. With human science advancing and the Trisolarans...

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Forever love  by Tracy-Lee Pullan

Forever love

Tracy-Lee Pullan

"Stella knew she had to share her story about her passion with Jack before she burst! Their chemistry was off the charts! From the moment they'd met at a simple job interview, to the day their lips touched for the first time... The Universe knew they were...

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The husband gamble  by Jude Knight

The husband gamble

Jude Knight

"The abducted bride; the upright earl. The only place they match is over the chess board.Lady Osbourne's famed matchmaking skills may not be enough to find a match for Miss Amaryllis Fernhill, who was abducted right out of the church in front of her groom and...

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Her secret Valentine's baby  by J. C. Harroway

Her secret Valentine's baby

J. C. Harroway

Her Secret Valentine's Baby: Heartbroken registrar Sadie is done with romance. An anti-Valentine's party is ideal, especially when she meets dashing fellow commitment-phobe, Roman. They spend an electrifying night together: strictly no-strings-attached! But...

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The grey dog  by Jason Malone

The grey dog

Jason Malone

"The wrath of the Immortal King has been unleashed. Though his defeat at Tillysburg sent him into hiding, a lust for vengeance still boils within him as he waits for his moment to strike. All know he will soon make his move, but while King Stephan wages war...

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The immortal king  by Jason Malone

The immortal king

Jason Malone

"Godspeaker. Elfman. Wightman. Corpse-Whisperer. These are some of the names folk give Edward, one of a small number of unique individuals blessed – or perhaps cursed – with a powerful connection to the Otherworld and its many mystical inhabitants. The Gifted,...

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The sapphire daughter  by Soraya Lane

The sapphire daughter

Soraya Lane

Lake Geneva, 1951: Delphine looked up at Florian, her fingers grazing his cheek as she pressed her mouth to his, the sapphire tiara sparkling beside them. "Yes," she whispered against his lips. "I will marry you. If you can find a way, then I promise you. I...

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Beagles love layer cake lies  by C. A. author. Phipps

Beagles love layer cake lies

C. A. author. Phipps

"8 bakers, extra quirky pets-and a murder!How many amateur sleuths does one town need? When Lyra St Claire, ex celebrity chef, needs help with a wedding that means a lot to her, she does something she thought she'd never do again. The plan is simple. Invite...

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Witchy flash back  by C. A. Phipps

Witchy flash back

C. A. Phipps

"When is a witch not a witch?Jessica Lavender lived a mediocre life until she discovers she is a witch. After intense training Jess realizes that although she loves helping people, there is more to life than being a potion making store owner. Her familiar...

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Witchy hot spells  by C. A. Phipps

Witchy hot spells

C. A. Phipps

"Trouble brews in small towns. Accepting she's a witch isn't enough for Jess's snarky cat familiar. Not only does she have to keep the potion shop running while learning to make said potions, she has to solve another mysterious death. Jess can smell something...

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Gingerbread and gunshots  by C. A. author. Phipps

Gingerbread and gunshots

C. A. author. Phipps

"What does a bride-to-be and a killer have in common? When the friend responsible for getting Maddie her first baking job comes to visit, a mess of trouble follows her to town. It's going to take all Maddie's skills, a legacy from her grandad, to solve the...

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Sugar and sliced  by C. A. author. Phipps

Sugar and sliced

C. A. author. Phipps

"A world away from small town Maple Falls where she grew up, Madeline Flynn is working in a bakery in Manhattan. Baking is her dream come true--but not everyone is happy for her. When a body lands at her feet, Maddie is suddenly thrown into the investigation....

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Beagles love steak secrets  by C. A. author. Phipps

Beagles love steak secrets

C. A. author. Phipps

"Will this small town kill the diner? Back in her hometown with a new-look diner proving popular, everything is going great for ex-celebrity chef Lyra St. Claire and her beagle, Cinnamon. Until the sudden death of a friend. As sad as they are, a dark cloud...

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Beagles love muffin but murder  by C. A. author. Phipps

Beagles love muffin but murder

C. A. author. Phipps

"Muffin but clues! When the unthinkable happens--another murder, ex-celebrity chef Lyra St. Claire is once more hounded by the paparazzi. The sheriff doesn't appreciate her help, but how can she carry on as if nothing's happened? To make matters worse, her new...

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Cookies and chaos  by C. A. author. Phipps

Cookies and chaos

C. A. author. Phipps

The clues are in the crumbs when Murder comes to town! Using her bakery and expertise, Madeline Flynn helps the sheriff's twin nephews with their cookie sales--until strange things happen at the community center where they sell them. With a puzzling death,...

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Eclairs and extortion  by C. A. author. Phipps

Eclairs and extortion

C. A. author. Phipps

"Marriage, Menace, and Murder! Is it just coincidence when a body turns up in the park the same day Maddie's mom arrives in Maple Falls? And who is the dark stranger wandering the streets of her hometown? Gran's surprise seventieth birthday celebrations are...

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Beagles love cupcake crimes  by C. A. author. Phipps

Beagles love cupcake crimes

C. A. author. Phipps

"Is this Murder, She Baked? If you love cooking wrapped around a mystery, then this is the series for you! Cooking is all celebrity chef Lyra St. Claire ever wanted to do. Plucked from school and being thrown into the limelight was not the plan. When...

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Doughnuts and disaster  by C. A. author. Phipps

Doughnuts and disaster

C. A. author. Phipps

"Maddie's best friend could die... She's been baking jelly doughnuts for Angel's salon for a year when out of the blue, the order is canceled. This is a big deal for the doughnut loving hairdresser and the first sign that things aren't right. The second is...

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Fudge and frenemies  by C. A. author. Phipps

Fudge and frenemies

C. A. author. Phipps

"Foe or murderous friend? When Maddie accompanies Gran and Angel on a once in a lifetime trip to London to visit her mom and stepfather, she never imagined what awaited them. The run-down castle they inherited is targeted by someone who makes it clear that new...

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Bagels and blackmail  by C. A. author. Phipps

Bagels and blackmail

C. A. author. Phipps

"Petnapping in Maple Falls! Big Red is more than a pet...... so much more. The large ginger ball of fluff is not the only one taken, which is a catastrophe for the owners who, like Maddie, consider them family. Of course, the body found behind her bakery takes...

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Apple pie and arsenic  by C. A. author. Phipps

Apple pie and arsenic

C. A. author. Phipps

"Who would kill to win a pie competition? Finding the body was a shock. When all the clues point her way, Maddie must clear her name. As the timer ticks down in the race to find the murderer before Maddie's jailed, or the body count climbs, she enlists the...

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Lady Beast's bridegroom  by Jude Knight

Lady Beast's bridegroom

Jude Knight

"Lady Ariel lives retired in the country after being badly scarred by a fire. She hides her burns from others by donning a mask, only enticing more gossip by Society who has dubbed her "Lady Beast". Now, her second cousin, who inherited her father's title but...

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Absalom, Absalom!  by William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom!

William Faulkner

"First published in 1936, Absalom, Absalom! is William Faulkner's ninth novel and one of his most admired. It tells the story of Thomas Sutpen and his ruthless, single-minded attempt to forge a dynasty in Jefferson, Mississippi, in 1830. Although his grand...

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Leave no trace  by A. J. Landau

Leave no trace

A. J. Landau

"In a daring, brutal act of terrorism, an explosion rocks and topples the Statue of Liberty. Special Agent Michael Walker of the National Park Service is awakened by his boss with that news and sent to New York as the agent-in-charge. Not long after he lands,...

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Gogmagog  by Jeff Noon

Gogmagog

Jeff Noon

"Meet Cady Meade, captain of the steam-launch, Juniper. In her heyday she carried people and goods on the river Nysis, from the thriving seaports of the estuary into Ludwich, the capital city. But that was years ago. Now she's drunk, holed up in a rundown...

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Kennedy's brain  by Henning Mankell

Kennedy's brain

Henning Mankell

"When archaeologist Louise Cantor's son Henrik is found dead in his flat, she refuses to believe it was suicide. Despite traces of sleeping tablets in his system, several clues that only a mother knows lead her to believe something more sinister took place....

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Bleak house  by Charles Dickens

Bleak house

Charles Dickens

"Bleak House, Dickens's most daring experiment in the narration of a complex plot, challenges the reader to make connections - between the fashionable and the outcast, the beautiful and the ugly, the powerful and the victims. Nowhere in Dickens's later novels...

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Recipe for love  by Katie Fforde

Recipe for love

Katie Fforde

"When Zoe Harper wins a coveted place in a televised cookery competition, she can't wait to put her cooking skills to the test. But as the competition heats up, she realizes she's developing an inconvenient crust on one of the judges - Gideon Irving. Can Zoe...

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The shadow network  by Deborah Swift

The shadow network

Deborah Swift

"England, 1942: Having fled Germany after her father was captured by the Nazis, Lilli Bergen is desperate to do something pro-active for the Allies. So when she's approached by the Political Warfare Executive, Lilli jumps at the chance. She's recruited as a...

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The year of goodbyes and hellos  by Kelly Irvin

The year of goodbyes and hellos

Kelly Irvin

"Two sisters work to heal lingering childhood wounds and seek a new balance in work, family, marriage, and love when one receives a diagnosis that sets the clock ticking. Determined to save Sherri's life, Kristen drops everything to guide her sister on the...

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Death stranding. 02  by Hitori Nojima

Death stranding. 02

Hitori Nojima

"Mysterious explosions have rocked the planet, setting off a series of supernatural phenomena known as the Death Stranding. Spectral creatures that devour the living have pushed humanity to the brink of extinction, causing countries to fall and survivors to...

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The Phalanx code  by A. J. (Anthony J.) Tata

The Phalanx code

A. J. (Anthony J.) Tata

"Garrett Sinclair escapes from prison to rescue his team from the manipulations of two tech moguls and learns of a devastating family secret in the process. Influential tech magnate Mitch Drewson calls on Sinclair and the Dagger team to protect his Project...

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Next of Kin  by Hannah Bonam-Young

Next of Kin

Hannah Bonam-Young

"Two bickering strangers trying to foster their younger siblings team up to create a stable home, but the undeniable chemistry between them threatens to ruin everything. When she discovers her biological mother has had a new baby, Chloe doesn't hesitate to...

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The best of all possible worlds  by Karen Lord

The best of all possible worlds

Karen Lord

"A proud and reserved alien society finds its homeland destroyed in an unprovoked act of aggression, and the survivors have no choice but to reach out to the indigenous humanoids of their adopted world, to whom they are distantly related. They wish to preserve...

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A woman of pleasure  by Kiyoko Murata

A woman of pleasure

Kiyoko Murata

"In 1903, a fifteen-year-old girl named Ichi Aoi is sold to the most exclusive brothel in Kumamoto, Japan. Despite her modest beginnings in a southern fishing village, she becomes the protégée of an oiran, the highest-ranking courtesan at the brothel. Through...

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The other valley  by Scott Alexander Howard

The other valley

Scott Alexander Howard

"Set in an unnamed valley - surrounded by other valleys, each twenty years apart in time - a masterful, moving literary speculative novel in which the Conseil determines if a bereaved resident can cross the border to the past or the future on a 'mourning...

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Secrets for the three sisters  by Annie Groves

Secrets for the three sisters

Annie Groves

"Autumn 1940. The Blitz has cast its shadow over London. Everyone is doing their bit to help, including the three Harrison sisters of the East End's Victory Walk. Nurse Rose is snowed under in the hospital tending to victims of the bombings. Her sister Clover...

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Nuclear family  by Kate Davies

Nuclear family

Kate Davies

"When Lena buys DNA testing kits for her father Tom and her twin sister Alison, she thinks they'll enjoy finding out where their ancestors come from, and what percentage Neanderthal they are. She has no idea the gift will blow her family apart. Tom is forced...

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Escape to Polkerran Point  by Cass Grafton

Escape to Polkerran Point

Cass Grafton

"Can fake dating turn into something more with a baby on the way? ... High-flying exec Lauren Kirkham is having a bad week. Unexpectedly pregnant, out of work and - when dumped by her boyfriend - with nowhere to live. She needs a respite, and so goes to visit...

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Exit black  by Joe Pitkin

Exit black

Joe Pitkin

"Imperium is the most expensive structure ever created. Once an orbiting laboratory, it is now a space hotel for the fantastically wealthy. But as the station preps for its first group of space tourists, Dr. Chloe Bonilla, Imperium's resident biophysicist,...

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Meet me at the surface  by Jodie Matthews

Meet me at the surface

Jodie Matthews

"Merryn grew up on the wilds of Bodmin moor, raised by her mother and her aunt in an old farmhouse. Here, the locals never leave the village, fear for the future of their farms and cling desperately to the folkloric tales that are woven into their history....

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The midnight show murders  by Al Roker

The midnight show murders

Al Roker

"Billy has never liked going to the West Coast, but when he runs into high-energy comic Desmond O'Day, he reluctantly agrees to play second banana on the funnyman's new late-night talk show. Los Angeles holds bad - and bloody - memories for Billy. Twenty years...

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What we did in the storm  by Tina Baker

What we did in the storm

Tina Baker

"On the beautiful and windswept island of Tresco, two worlds live side by side. The wealthy visitors come by helicopter to stay at their lavish time-share properties. The estate staff travel by boat, and work all hours to keep them happy, to keep the money...

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Into the woods  by Helen Innes

Into the woods

Helen Innes

"Into the Woods shows us the healing power of nature through a story set in the New Zealand bush. This candid yet unexpectedly beautiful little book follows the journey a grieving mother goes through after losing a child. Feeling alienated from the people...

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2 peas  by Stephanie Ruth

2 peas

Stephanie Ruth

"Jacqueline O'Neil has a recurring dream that she's on fire, and not in a good way. Concealing her nightmare past and less-than-auspicious upbringing with a veneer of high-end clothing, Jac's determined to prove herself the antithesis of her alcoholic mother....

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Add a splash of love  by Stephanie Ruth

Add a splash of love

Stephanie Ruth

"...stories celebrating warmth of connection, and the Kiwi phenomenon of one-degree-of-separation"--Back cover.

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Undermajordomo Minor  by Patrick deWitt

Undermajordomo Minor

Patrick deWitt

"Lucien (Lucy) Minor is the resident odd duck in the bucolic hamlet of Bury. Friendless and loveless, young and aimless, he is a compulsive liar and a melancholy weakling. When Lucy accepts employment assisting the majordomo of the remote, forbidding castle of...

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Warbreaker  by Brandon Sanderson

Warbreaker

Brandon Sanderson

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The hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared  by Jonas Jonasson

The hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared

Jonas Jonasson

"Sitting quietly in his room in an old people's home, Allan Karlsson is waiting for a party he doesn't want to begin. His one-hundredth birthday party to be precise. The Mayor will be there. The press will be there. But, as it turns out, Allan will not......

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The unexpected inheritance of Inspector Chopra  by Vaseem Khan

The unexpected inheritance of Inspector Chopra

Vaseem Khan

"The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant. As his search for clues takes him across the teeming city of Mumbai, from its grand high rises to its sprawling slums and deep into...

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Experimental magic  by Iris Beaglehole

Experimental magic

Iris Beaglehole

"Rosemary and Athena are just settling into their new life in the unapologetically magical village of Myrtlewood. After so many years in financial turmoil, things are looking up, and Rosemary even nabs the perfect part-time job while waiting on a certain...

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Follow the butterfly  by Martta Kaukonen

Follow the butterfly

Martta Kaukonen

"Renowned therapist Clarissa Virtanen is not afraid to look at the darkest side of humanity. Haunted by the death of a young patient, she will do whatever it takes to save the most vulnerable. But when Ida - angry, damaged and seemingly suicidal - walks into...

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The secret beach  by Veronica Henry

The secret beach

Veronica Henry

"Nikki has kept her secret safe for twenty years. Now the tide's about to turn. Nikki finally owns the little coastguard cottage of her dreams - and it's a few steps away from the hidden beach that means so much to her. But when a handwritten note lands on her...

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Magnolia Gardens  by Anna Jacobs

Magnolia Gardens

Anna Jacobs

"At the end of Hawthorn Close, nestled at the heart of the Wiltshire village of Essington St Mary, is a charming park which boasts two magnificent magnolia trees. New arrivals are moving into the neighbourhood, including those being lent a helping hand from a...

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The escape room  by L. D. Smithson

The escape room

L. D. Smithson

"Bonnie arrives on a remote sea fort off the coast of England to take part in a mysterious reality TV show. Competing against seven strangers, she must solve a series of puzzles to win the prize money, but this is no game - and the consequences of failure are...

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The making of us  by Lisa Jewell

The making of us

Lisa Jewell

"Lydia, Robyn and Dean don't know each other - yet. They live very different lives but each of them, independently, has always felt that something is missing. What they don't know is that a letter is about to arrive that will turn their lives upside down. It...

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Salvage the bones  by Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the bones

Jesmyn Ward

"A hurricane is building over the Gulf of Mexico, threatening the coastal town of Bois Sauvage, Mississippi, and Esch's father is growing concerned. A hard drinker, largely absent, he doesn't show concern for much else. Esch and her three brothers are stocking...

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Shōgun  by James Clavell

Shōgun

James Clavell

"Shipwrecked English adventurer, John Blackthorn, finds himself a key figure in a vast power struggle that is to plunge medieval Japan into civil war. Set in the exotic world of Oriental intrigue, passions, discipline, courage, and rigid moral and martial...

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