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All fiction new titles

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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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Redemption by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Redemption

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

Twin brothers on two sides of the world are kidnapped at the same time sparking investigations in both Cairns in Northern Queensland and Inverness in Scotland. Two police forces are joined in trying to solve the crime. During the investigation, Sarge...

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Family business by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Family business

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Fush 'n' Chups by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Fush 'n' Chups

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Walking the edge by Sue Ward Drake

Walking the edge

Sue Ward Drake

eBook

"Ex-army ranger Mitch Guidry never should have let his brothers talk him into joining them in the Big Easy. Particularly when they have him going head-to-head with the very last thing he needs: a feisty redhead who has more opinions than even his har...

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Better luck next time by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Better luck next time

Julia Claiborne Johnson

eBook

1938. Women seeking a quick, no-questions split from their husbands head to the 'divorce capital of the world,' Reno, Nevada. The catch: they have to wait six-weeks to become 'residents.' At the Flying Leap, a dude ranch that caters to their every need,...

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The wife upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

The wife upstairs

Rachel Hawkins

eBook

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Flight risk by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Flight risk

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

A private jet crashes into the hillside above Cairns. Bodies are retrieved and the plane contents are examined. All is not as it should be and Detective Chief Inspector "Sarge" Downs and Detective Sergeant Nat Johns of Cairns CID are called in to inv...

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You don't say by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

You don't say

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

The Queensland police officer based in Cairns, Detective Acting Inspector Bernard Downs, still known as Sarge to all his colleagues, was quickly promoted after his true abilities came to the fore in solving a murder mystery interstate. (See "Last Breath",...

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Deep Down Under by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Deep Down Under

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Family matters by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Family matters

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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What goes around, comes around by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

What goes around, comes around

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Don't do what I did by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Don't do what I did

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Number 39 by Greg (Literary author) Tuck

Number 39

Greg (Literary author) Tuck

eBook

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Active Defense by Lynette Eason

Active Defense

Lynette Eason

eBook

In the theater of war in Iraq, trauma surgeon Heather Fontaine was used to being in control. Now back home, life spins off its axis when she becomes the target of a stalker. Can security expert Travis Walker protect her?

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City of schemes by Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

City of schemes

Victoria (Victoria E.) Thompson

eBook

Elizabeth Miles is preparing for her wedding to Gideon Bates, when a menacing shadow from her past threatens to destroy the life she has built for herself in this all-new Counterfeit Lady Novel from USA Today bestselling author Victoria Thompson.The Great...

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Te Ruānuku by Paulo Coelho

Te Ruānuku

Paulo Coelho

eBook

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The Borgias' spy by Andrea Frediani

The Borgias' spy

Andrea Frediani

eBook

1497. Pope Alexander VI Borgia is perfecting his plans for the control of Italy when a heinous crime deprives him of one of the people dearest to him. One of the most famous cold cases in history to life in this historical thriller set in Renaissance...

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The night letters by Denise Leith

The night letters

Denise Leith

eBook

For five years, Australian doctor Sofia Raso has lived in Kabul's vibrant Shaahir Square, working with Dr Jabril Aziz to support the local women. She knows that living peacefully in Kabul requires following two simple rules: keep a low profile; and keep...

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Alien redemption by Tracy St. John

Alien redemption

Tracy St. John

eBook

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Why mummy's sloshed by Gill Sims

Why mummy's sloshed

Gill Sims

eBook

Number One bestselling author Gill Sims is back with her eagerly awaited fourth and final'Why Mummy'novel. I just wanted them to stop wittering at me, eat vegetables without complaining, let me go to the loo in peace and learn to make a decent gin and...

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Sooner or later everything falls into the sea by Sarah Pinsker

Sooner or later everything falls into the sea

Sarah Pinsker

eBook

This Philip K. Dick Award-winning short story collection turns readers into travellers to the past and the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present.

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One more chance by Ali Vali

One more chance

Ali Vali

eBook

When orthopedic surgeon Harriet "Harry" Basantes is called to the ER to assess a patient who has been assaulted by her husband, she's instantly thrust back sixteen years to the day her childhood sweetheart, Desi Thompson, walked away and disappeared without...

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Save the date by R. J. Groves

Save the date

R. J. Groves

eBook

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The resistance girl by Jina Bacarr

The resistance girl

Jina Bacarr

eBook

Paris, 1943. Sylvie Martone is the star of French cinema, adored by fans and on the good side of the Nazi officers who swarm the streets of Paris. Chosen as one of Goebbels' select few, she is torn between her duty to her country and her desire to survive....

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The sister's gift by Barbara Hannay

The sister's gift

Barbara Hannay

eBook

Two sisters, one baby and the best of intentions... As a vibrant, young woman with a lifetime of possibilities ahead of her, Freya grants her sister, Pearl, the ultimate gift of motherhood. However, this comes at a hefty price - an unexpected rift in...

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Little bones by Nicky Peacock

Little bones

Nicky Peacock

eBook

"I have three names: I was born Leigh-Ann. I became Cherrie. When I was a child, they called me Little Bones... My father was Mr Bones - the notorious serial killer of 20 years ago. As a child I witnessed his crimes. Everything is different now. I have...

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The law of innocence by Michael Connelly

The law of innocence

Michael Connelly

eBook

Lincoln Lawyer Mickey Haller is back in the heartstopping new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly. Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller...

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An unusual boy by Fiona Higgins

An unusual boy

Fiona Higgins

eBook

Julia Curtis is a busy mother of three, with a husband often away for work, an ever-present mother-in-law, a career, and a house that needs doing up. Her fourteen-year-old daughter, Milla, has fallen in love for the first time, and her youngest, Ruby,...

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The honey and the sting by Elizabeth Fremantle

The honey and the sting

Elizabeth Fremantle

eBook

Three sisters. Three secrets. Three ways to fall... England, 1628. Forcibly seduced by the powerful George Villiers, doctor's daughter Hester is cast aside to raise her son alone and in secret. She hopes never to see Villiers again. Melis's visions c...

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The other woman by Amanda Brookfield

The other woman

Amanda Brookfield

eBook

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The breaker by Nicholas Petrie

The breaker

Nicholas Petrie

eBook

"A man wanted by two governments, Peter Ash has found a simple, low-profile life in Milwaukee, living with his girlfriend June and renovating old buildings with his friend Lewis. Staying out of trouble is the key to preserving this fragile peace... but...

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Blood heir by Ilona Andrews

Blood heir

Ilona Andrews

eBook

-- Atlanta was always a dangerous city. Now, as waves of magic and technology compete for supremacy, it's a place caught in a slow apocalypse, where monsters spawn among the crumbling skyscrapers and supernatural factions struggle for power and survival....

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The Calamity Janes (Stronger together) by Sherryl Woods

The Calamity Janes (Stronger together)

Sherryl Woods

eBook

Five women...five dreams...a lifetime of friendship...revisit the beloved stories of the Calamity Janes by No.1 New York Times bestseller Sherryl Woods with Stronger Together, originally published as The Calamity Janes in 2001! Struggling with...

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A room called Earth by Madeleine (Novelist) Ryan

A room called Earth

Madeleine (Novelist) Ryan

eBook

As a full moon rises over Melbourne, Australia, a young woman gets ready for a party. She is autistic, yet within her mind, she is whoever she wants to be. What appears to an ordinary night out is - through the prism of her singular perspective -...

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People of abandoned character by Clare Whitfield

People of abandoned character

Clare Whitfield

eBook

What would you do if you thought your husband was Jack the Ripper? A dark historical crime novel.

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Recalled to life by Wendy M. Wilson

Recalled to life

Wendy M. Wilson

eAudiobook

New Zealand, 1878: Awaking from a chloroform-induced sleep in a remote underground cell, Sergeant Frank Hardy must search his compromised memory to discover why he has been imprisoned. Meanwhile, his fiancee, Mette, and his partner Constable Will Kar...

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Beautiful revolutionary by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

Beautiful revolutionary

Laura Elizabeth Woollett

eAudiobook

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The keeper of lost things by Ruth Hogan

The keeper of lost things

Ruth Hogan

eAudiobook

Anthony Peardew has spent half his life lovingly collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person...

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Tiger mate by Anastasia Wilde

Tiger mate

Anastasia Wilde

eAudiobook

Anastasia Wilde presents the third book in her Silverlake Shifters series. Contains mature themes.

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The algebraist by Iain Banks

The algebraist

Iain Banks

eAudiobook

For short-lived Quick races like humans, space is dominated by the complicated, grandiose Mercatoria, whose rule is both military and religious. To the Dwellers who may live billions of years, the galaxy consists of their gas-giant planets -the rest is...

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White wolf mate by Anastasia Wilde

White wolf mate

Anastasia Wilde

eAudiobook

Anastasia Wilde presents the second book in her Silverlake Shifters series. Contains mature themes.

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Six minutes by Petronella McGovern

Six minutes

Petronella McGovern

eAudiobook

"How can a child disappear from under the care of four playgroup mums? One Thursday morning, Lexie Parker dashes to the shop for biscuits, leaving Bella in the safe care of the other mums in the playgroup. Six minutes later, Bella is gone. Police and...

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The bee and the orange tree by Melissa Ashley

The bee and the orange tree

Melissa Ashley

eAudiobook

The salons of Paris are bursting with the creative energy of fierce, independent-minded women. But outside those doors, the patriarchal forces of Louis XIV and the Catholic Church are moving to curb their freedoms. In this battle for equality, Baroness...

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The passengers by Eleanor Limprecht

The passengers

Eleanor Limprecht

eAudiobook

A luminous novel about love by an acclaimed rising star of Australian literature.

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A cold wind down the grey by Wendy M. Wilson

A cold wind down the grey

Wendy M. Wilson

eAudiobook

Greymouth, New Zealand, 1866: The Burgess gang was in town, and a young surveyor from one of the country's leading families had vanished in the back country. Inspector James has never forgotten that year. In the gold mining town of Greymouth, where drunks...

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The dry by Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

The dry

Jane (Jane Elizabeth) Harper

eAudiobook

A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice, played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, a farmer turns his gun on his family and then himself. As questions mount...

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The drop-off by Fiona Harris

The drop-off

Fiona Harris

eAudiobook

Lizzie, Megan and Sam became accidental friends over good coffee, banter and wrong-world jokes at school drop off. Lizzie is a part-time midwife with four kids and a secret past. Sam is an ex-chef and stay-at-home dad with an absent, high-flying corp...

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Neighbors by Danielle Steel

Neighbors

Danielle Steel

eAudiobook

In Danielle Steel's gripping new novel, a reclusive woman opens up her home to her neighbors in the wake of a devastating earthquake, setting off events that reveal secrets, break relationships apart, and bring strangers together to forge powerful new...

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Shadows in time by Julie McElwain

Shadows in time

Julie McElwain

eAudiobook

When Kendra Donovan is approached by Mrs. Gavenston with an unusual request-to find her business manager, Jeremy Pascoe, who recently vanished-the FBI agent is eager to accept the challenge. To Kendra's way of thinking, spending her time locating a m...

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Twenty by James Grippando

Twenty

James Grippando

eAudiobook

Jack Swyteck and his family are caught in the crossfire after a deadly school shooting claims twenty casualties--Florida's fifth mass shooting in as many years--in this provocative and timely thriller from Harper Lee Prize-winner James Grippando that...

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Salvation by Peter F. Hamilton

Salvation

Peter F. Hamilton

eAudiobook

In the year 2204, humanity is expanding into the wider galaxy in leaps and bounds. Cutting-edge technology of linked jump gates has rendered most forms of transportation; including starships, virtually obsolete. Every place on Earth, every distant pl...

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The fellowship of the ring by J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien

The fellowship of the ring

J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkie...

eAudiobook

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Young Frodo Baggins finds himself...

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The neon rain by James Lee Burke

The neon rain

James Lee Burke

eAudiobook

Dave Robicheaux has been warned that he's on somebody's hit list, and now the homicide detective is trying to discover just who that is before he ends up dead. Meanwhile he has taken on the murder investigation of a young black girl found dead in the...

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Moonraker by Ian Fleming

Moonraker

Ian Fleming

eAudiobook

For several minutes he stood speechless, his eyes dazzled by the terrible beauty of the greatest weapon on earth.' He's a self-made millionaire, head of the Moonraker rocket programme and loved by the press. So why is Sir Hugo Drax cheating at cards?...

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Across the green grass fields by Seanan McGuire

Across the green grass fields

Seanan McGuire

eAudiobook

A young girl discovers a portal to a land filled with centaurs and unicorns in Seanan McGuire's Across the Green Grass Fields, a standalone tale in the Hugo and Nebula Award-wining Wayward Children series."Welcome to the Hooflands. We're happy to have...

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Everything I never told you by Celeste Ng

Everything I never told you

Celeste Ng

eAudiobook

Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James Lee; a girl with her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But Lydia is under pressures that...

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Transmission by Morgan Rice

Transmission

Morgan Rice

eAudiobook

From #1 worldwide bestselling fantasy author Morgan Rice comes a long-anticipated science fiction series debut. When SETI finally receives a signal from an alien civilization, what will happen next?A 13 year old boy, dying of a rare brain disease, is...

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Virgin river by Robyn Carr

Virgin river

Robyn Carr

eAudiobook

Welcome back to Virgin River with the book that started it all... Wanted: Midwife/nurse practitioner in Virgin River, population six hundred. Make a difference against a backdrop of towering California redwoods and crystal clear rivers. Rent-free cab...

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Better luck next time by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Better luck next time

Julia Claiborne Johnson

eAudiobook

"Do you want to read something funny? Let's say, a novel set at a divorce ranch in Reno in the 1930s? A book with memorably eccentric characters, sparkling dialogue, a satisfying plot twist, and some romance and sex? A feel-good literary comedy/western?...

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All the colors of night by Jayne Ann Krentz

All the colors of night

Jayne Ann Krentz

eAudiobook

Two psychics plunge into a dark world of deadly secrets in this second installment of the Fogg Lake trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz. North Chastain possesses a paranormal talent that gives him the ability to track down the...

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Delivering evil for experts by 1987- author. Annette Marie

Delivering evil for experts

1987- author. Annette Marie

eAudiobook

The heart-stopping conclusion to urban fantasy series The Guild Codex: Demonized. Make sure to check out the companion series, The Guild Codex: Spellbound, available now, and The Guild Codex: Warped, coauthored by Rob Jacobsen, available summer 2020.

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Our darkest night by Jennifer Robson

Our darkest night

Jennifer Robson

eAudiobook

It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews like the Mazin family. With Nazi Germany now occupying most of her beloved homeland, and the threat of imprisonment and deportation growing ever more certain, Antonina...

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Fearless by Fiona Higgins

Fearless

Fiona Higgins

eAudiobook

Six strangers from across the world converge on the tropical island of Bali to attend a course designed to help them face their fears. Friendships and romance blossom, as the participants are put through a series of challenges designed to test, but fun...

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Between a wolf and a dog by Georgia Blain

Between a wolf and a dog

Georgia Blain

eAudiobook

Ester is a family therapist with an appointment book that catalogues the woes of the middle class. She spends her days helping others find happiness, but her own family relationships are tense and frayed. Estranged from both her sister, April, and he...

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Defender by Chris (Novelist) Allen

Defender

Chris (Novelist) Allen

eAudiobook

Part Jason Bourne and part James Bond, Alex Morgan is an agent of Interpol's Intelligence, Recovery, Protection and Infiltration Division - Intrepid. Policeman, soldier and spy, Morgan and his fellow operatives are the faceless strangers who serve the...

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The rules of backyard cricket by Jock Serong

The rules of backyard cricket

Jock Serong

eAudiobook

Darren has two big talents: cricket and trouble. It is no surprise then that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety; one of those men who's always got away with things and just keeps going... Until the day we meet him; middle aged...

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The Grazier's wife by Barbara Hannay

The Grazier's wife

Barbara Hannay

eAudiobook

For three generations of Australian women, becoming a grazier's wife meant very different things. For Stella in 1946, it was a compromise in the aftermath of war. For Jackie, it was a Cinderella fairytale with an outback prince. While for Alice now, it...

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Beyond fear by Jaye Ford

Beyond fear

Jaye Ford

eAudiobook

WINNER OF THE DAVITT AWARD FOR BEST CRIME DEBUT WINNER OF THE DAVITT READERS' CHOICE AWARD At seventeen, Jodie Cramer survived a terrifying assault at the hands of three strangers. Now thirty-five, her past is a horror she's buried deep. When she sets...

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Robert B. Parker's Someone to watch over me by Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker's Someone to watch over me

Ace Atkins

eAudiobook

In the latest thriller featuring the legendary Boston PI, Spenser and his young protégé Mattie Sullivan take on billionaire money manager running a network of underaged girls for his rich and powerful clients.Ten years ago, Spenser helped a teenage girl...

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Rose River by Margareta Osborn

Rose River

Margareta Osborn

eAudiobook

Housesitting in rural Burdekin's Gap is not an obvious career move for PR executive Jaime Hanrahan, but retrenchment is a kicker. Soon Jaime is fending off stampeding cows, town ladies wielding clipboards, nude sportsmen and one very neurotic cat. So...

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The notch  by Tom Holland

The notch

Tom Holland

Book

"Joe Arachro pulled to a halt on a small hillock, looking across the expanse as it rose up into a sudden flat top butte. There was another jagged butte tilting at an angle next to the mesa, not as wide or long. It was like they just appeared from now...

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One bright Christmas  by Katherine Spencer

One bright Christmas

Katherine Spencer

Book

"This Christmas the peaceful town of Cape Light shines extra bright. When Lauren Willoughby returns to Cape Light for the holidays, she's hardly feeling festive. Although her family views her as a sharp, successful New York attorney, she's come home to...

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Detransition, baby  by Torrey. author. Peters

Detransition, baby

Torrey. author. Peters

Book

"Reese almost had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York City, a job she didn't hate. She had scraped together what previous generations of trans women could only dream of: a life of mundane, bourgeois comforts. The only thing...

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The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus  by Allan Gurganus

The uncollected stories of Allan Gurganus

Allan Gurganus

Book

"From one of "the best writers of our time" (Ann Patchett) comes a sparkling volume of previously uncollected short stories. For over three decades, Allan Gurganus has been heralded by readers and critics alike as "the most technically gifted and mor...

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Glamour girls  by Marty Wingate

Glamour girls

Marty Wingate

Book

"Ever since she was 10 years old, Rosalie Wright's eyes have been on the skies. But at the age of 18, on the verge of earning her pilot's license, the English farmer's daughter watches her dreams of becoming an aviatrix fly away without her. Britain's...

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Robert B. Parker's Someone to watch over me  by Ace Atkins

Robert B. Parker's Someone to watch over me

Ace Atkins

Book

Ten years ago, Spenser helped a teenage girl named Mattie Sullivan find her mother's killer and take down an infamous Southie crime boss. Now Mattie is a college student with a side job working for the iconic private eye, and she dreams of being an.....

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The lost manuscript  by Cathy Bonidan

The lost manuscript

Cathy Bonidan

Book

"Cathy Bonidan's The Lost Manuscript is a charming epistolary novel about the love of books and magical ability they have to bring people together. Sometimes a book has the power to change your life... When Anne-Lise Briard books a room at the Beau R...

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The dangers of smoking in bed  by Mariana Enriquez

The dangers of smoking in bed

Mariana Enriquez

Book

"Mariana Enriquez has been critically lauded for her unconventional and sociopolitical stories of the macabre: populated by unruly teenagers, crooked witches, homeless ghosts, and hungry women, they walk the uneasy line between urban realism and horror....

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Over the rainbow  by Katie Flynn

Over the rainbow

Katie Flynn

Book

"Liverpool 1939: Olivia Campbell appears to have the perfect life. However, behind closed doors she lives in constant fear of her abusive father, and has no support from her mother. Longing for love and affection she begins a relationship with Ted, a...

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First comes marriage  by Debbie. author. Macomber

First comes marriage

Debbie. author. Macomber

Book

"Janine Hartman loved her grandfather dearly - but she balked at his plan to choose her a husband. Zach Thomas, the intended groom, didn't like it any better. Zach had recently merged his business with the Hartman family firm, and that was the only.....

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The Drummers  by Tricia. author. Fields

The Drummers

Tricia. author. Fields

Book

"The residents of the small town of Artemis are suspicious when a community called The Drummers moves into a local abandoned church. Their leader, Gideon, claims their aim is simple: to live peacefully off the grid without government interference. But...

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Murder in the cloister  by Tania. author. Bayard

Murder in the cloister

Tania. author. Bayard

Book

"Paris, 1399. Scribe Christine de Pizan is sent to the Priory of Poissy by the palace to copy a manuscript for the prioress. But the prioress already has many copyists, and Christine senses that something is amiss. Her suspicions are confirmed when t...

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Whatever the cost  by Michael Kurland

Whatever the cost

Michael Kurland

Book

"September 1939. Germany has declared war on Poland, and in German Pomerania, Professor Josef Brun is on the run from the SS, carrying secret documents that could change the course of the war. If he can make it to France or Britain. If he can survive......

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Across the green grass fields  by Seanan McGuire

Across the green grass fields

Seanan McGuire

Book

"Regan loves, and is loved, though her school-friend situation has become complicated, of late. When she suddenly finds herself thrust through a doorway that asks her to "Be Sure" before swallowing her whole, Regan must learn to live in a world filled...

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Hidden lies  by Rachel. author. Ryan

Hidden lies

Rachel. author. Ryan

Book

"All children have imaginary friends. It's perfectly normal.But when Georgina's young son Cody tells her about his 'New Granny', a mysterious friend from the park, the words send shivers down her spine. Georgina's beloved mother died only months ago....

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The captive  by Fiona King Foster

The captive

Fiona King Foster

Book

"In a secessionist rural state that has cut itself off completely from urban centers, where living is hardscrabble and poor but “free,” Brooke Holland runs a farm with her husband, Milo, and two daughters. Their life at the fringes of modern society is...

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Your neighbour's wife  by Tony Parsons

Your neighbour's wife

Tony Parsons

Book

"Tara Carver seems to have the perfect life. A loving mother and wife, and a business woman who runs her own company, she's the sort of person you'd want to live next door to, who might even become your best friend. But what sort of person is she rea...

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The apparition phase  by Will Maclean

The apparition phase

Will Maclean

Book

"Tim and Abi have always been different from their peers. Precociously bright, they spend their evenings in their parents' attic discussing the macabre and unexplained, zealously re-reading books on folklore, hauntings and the supernatural. In particular,...

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Dark waters  by G. R. Halliday

Dark waters

G. R. Halliday

Book

"Annabelle has come to the Scottish Highlands to escape. But as she speeds along a deserted mountain road, she is suddenly forced to swerve. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a dark room. A voice from the corner of the room says 'The Doctor...

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Jeeves and the leap of faith  by Ben Schott

Jeeves and the leap of faith

Ben Schott

Book

"Bertie and Jeeves are back for another spot of what Jeeves likes to call 'quiescent espionage' ... This time Bertie is required to impersonate a priest and journey to Cambridge, where the Seventh Earl of Sidcup, aspiring fascist Roderick Spode, is w...

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The prophets  by Robert Jones

The prophets

Robert Jones

Book

"Isaiah was Samuel's and Samuel was Isaiah's. In the barn they tended to the animals, but also to each other, transforming the hollowed-out shed into a place of human refuge, a source of intimacy and hope in a world ruled by vicious masters. When an ...

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A lie someone told you about yourself  by Peter Ho Davies

A lie someone told you about yourself

Peter Ho Davies

Book

"[This novel] traces the complex consequences of one of the most personal yet public, intimate yet political experiences a family can have: to have a child, and conversely, the decision not to have a child. A first pregnancy is interrupted by test results...

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Murder on the edge  by Lesley Cookman

Murder on the edge

Lesley Cookman

Book

"Colin Hardcastle has arranged for two men to meet and discuss the sale of a house. But when Nick Nash - the owner of the property - doesn't show, Colin cannot begin to imagine the events he has set in motion. Perplexed, Colin tells his friends in St...

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The children's blizzard  by Melanie Benjamin

The children's blizzard

Melanie Benjamin

Book

"They came on boats, on trains, great unceasing waves of them-the poor, the disenfranchised, the seekers, the dreamers. Second and third generations of farmers eking out an existence on scraps of farms divided up among too many sons. Political agitators...

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Into the light  by David Weber

Into the light

David Weber

Book

"The Shongairi conquered Earth. In mere minutes, half the human race died, and its cities lay in shattered ruins. But the Shongairi didn't expect the survivors' tenacity. And, crucially, they didn't know that Earth harbored two species of intelligent...

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The breaker  by Nicholas Petrie

The breaker

Nicholas Petrie

Book

"A man wanted by two governments, Peter Ash has found a simple, low-profile life in Milwaukee, living with his girlfriend June and renovating old buildings with his friend Lewis. Staying out of trouble is the key to preserving this fragile peace... but...

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Birds of Prey. Hero hunters by Gail Simone

Birds of Prey. Hero hunters

Gail Simone

Graphic novel

"After being paralyzed by the Joker, former Batgirl Barbara Gordon became Oracle and formed a crime-fighting team with other female heroes including the martial artist with a devastating sonic scream, Black Canary, the vigilante known as the Huntress...

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