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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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Fallen from grace  by Richard. author. Willis

Fallen from grace

Richard. author. Willis

Book

A disgraced Presbyterian minister rebuilds his emotional, spiritual and romantic life in the remoteness of South Westland and becomes a hero of Search and Rescue who is then, himself, searched and rescued in this moving tale of redemption and romance...

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Murder by truth  by Gary Paul Stephenson

Murder by truth

Gary Paul Stephenson

Book

"Paul Nichols was not your average family man. He loved outdoor life, climbing mountains, trekking, camping, and survival. Trained by the Army and SAS he later joined special operations. During a mission to eradicate a drug-smuggling organization, the...

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Prince Freya. 6 by Keiko Ishihara

Prince Freya. 6

Keiko Ishihara

Graphic novel

"To save her kingdom, a simple village girl must live a royal lie. The powerful kingdom of Sigurd has slowly been conquering all the lands that share its borders, and now it has turned its voracious attention to the small, resource-rich Tyr. Tyr cannot...

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Requiem of the Rose King. Volume 15 by Aya Kanno

Requiem of the Rose King. Volume 15

Aya Kanno

Graphic novel

"Richard, the ambitious third son of the House of York, believes he is cursed, damned from birth to eternal darkness. But is it truly fate that sets him on the path to personal destruction? Or his own tormented longings? Based on an early draft of...

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Hinamatsuri. 7 by Masao Ōtake

Hinamatsuri. 7

Masao Ōtake

Book

"Get ready for more adventures with the psychokinetic girl and her yakuza caretaker! The mysterious Kei continues to observe Hina from a safe distance. Once her investigation is complete, it will be time to move on to the next mission: bring Hina back....

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Battle's legacy  by Darian Smith

Battle's legacy

Darian Smith

Book

"Stalked by a foe that has eluded them before, Brannon and his team face a threat they fail to understand. People are dying by magic in ways reminiscent of the war. Despite Brannon's attempts to abandon those memories, history will not be silenced so...

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Death in the Marsh  by Wendy M. Wilson

Death in the Marsh

Wendy M. Wilson

Book

"A spirit photograph. A detective in a box. A Scandinavian boy who speaks only Maori and runs with the Marsh Mob. A body floating in the marsh. And a new opportunity for James Hardy to exercise his mind. New Zealand 1882: When Constable Patrick Foster...

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Death in the bush  by Wendy M. Wilson

Death in the bush

Wendy M. Wilson

Book

"A historic knife. A mysterious major who wants the knife. The body of a young woman found deep in the bush. And a chance for retired coachman James Hardy to reinvent himself in a new country. New Zealand 1881: After a reclusive Maori on the run from...

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Disorder  by Raewyn Gregory

Disorder

Raewyn Gregory

Book

"Partners, relatives, friends and colleagues live their daily lives with certain thoughts and behavioural traits hidden deep within. We think we know each other. Just like us, they seem highly functioning and achieving adults - ordinary people in fact....

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Spirits of vengeance. Rise of the Midnight Sons

Spirits of vengeance. Rise of the Midnight Sons

Graphic novel

"Johnny Blaze and Dan Ketch race side-by-side as the Spirits of Vengeance, as Marvel's Midnight Sons rise to face a hellish threat like no other! Former Ghost Rider Blaze joins his successor Ketch and fellow Sons including Morbius, Blade, the Nightstalkers...

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Mates, and other stories  by Adrian Blackburn

Mates, and other stories

Adrian Blackburn

Book

"In twenty-seven memorable stories Adrian Blackburn vividly evokes a multiplicity of voices, events and settings. Deceptively simple. Eminently readable."--Back cover.

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Kubo won't let me be invisible. 1 by Nene Yukimori

Kubo won't let me be invisible. 1

Nene Yukimori

Graphic novel

"A social butterfly makes friends with a wallflower--whether he's ready or not! Junta Shiraishi blends into the background so much that even his classmates fail to spot him. His goal is to make the most of his high school years, but that pesky invisi...

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Into the shade  by Paul W. Feenstra

Into the shade

Paul W. Feenstra

Book

"In 1914 Sarajevo, radical terrorists are plotting to assassinate visiting Austrian royalty. Their plan has disastrous consequences and ultimately leads to the outbreak of WWI. One of the insurgents, a Roman Catholic priest, flees the Balkans and is ...

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Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone transgression by Joshua Hood

Robert Ludlum's The Treadstone transgression

Joshua Hood

Large Print

"A blown mission and a dead team leave Adam Hayes the last loose thread in a tapestry of betrayal in this latest high stakes international thriller from the world of Robert Ludlum. The most pressing issue on Adam Hayes' mind is planning his son's upcoming...

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The Sisters Sweet by Elizabeth Weiss

The Sisters Sweet

Elizabeth Weiss

Large Print

"Leaving was my sister's choice. I would have to make my own. All Harriet Szász has ever known is life onstage with her sister, Josie. As "The Sisters Sweet," they pose as conjoined twins in a vaudeville act conceived of by their ambitious parents, who...

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Four treasures of the sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Four treasures of the sky

Jenny Tinghui Zhang

Large Print

"Daiyu never wanted to be like the tragic heroine for whom she was named, revered for her beauty and cursed with heartbreak. But when she is kidnapped and smuggled across an ocean from China to America, Daiyu must relinquish the home and future she i...

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Crimson summer by Heather Graham

Crimson summer

Heather Graham

Large Print

"When FDLE special agent Amy Larson discovers a small horse figurine amid the bloody aftermath of a gang massacre in the Everglades, she recognizes it immediately. The toy is the calling card of the apocalypse cult that Amy and her partner, FBI special...

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A safe house by Stuart Woods

A safe house

Stuart Woods

Large Print

"Stone Barrington is looking forward to some quiet time in New York City, until he is asked to transport precious, top-secret cargo across the Atlantic. Taking on the challenge, Stone flies off unaware of what--or who--he is bringing with him. But his...

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Yinka, where is your huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn

Yinka, where is your huzband?

Lizzie Damilola Blackburn

Large Print

"Meet Yinka: a thirty-something, Oxford-educated, British Nigerian woman with a well-paid job, good friends, and a mother whose constant refrain is "Yinka, where is your huzband?" Yinka's Nigerian aunties frequently pray for her delivery from singledom,...

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A family affair by Robyn Carr

A family affair

Robyn Carr

Large Print

"Anna McNichol is at the peak of her career and ready to focus on her future. But when her husband dies suddenly, Anna's carefully constructed world falls apart. The mysterious young woman at the memorial service confirms her husband had been keeping...

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Honey roasted by Cleo Coyle

Honey roasted

Cleo Coyle

Large Print

"While struggling to find a romantic (and affordable) destination for her upcoming honeymoon, coffeehouse manager Clare Cosi whips up a honey of a drink made from honey-processed coffee. Clare plans to serve her outstanding new Honey-Cinnamon Latte at...

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The candy house by Jennifer Egan

The candy house

Jennifer Egan

Large Print

"Bix Bouton is 40, with four kids, restless, desperate for a new idea, when he stumbles into a conversation group, mostly Columbia professors, one of whom is experimenting with downloading or "externalizing" memory. It's 2010. Within a decade, Bix's ...

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What happened to the Bennetts by Lisa Scottoline

What happened to the Bennetts

Lisa Scottoline

Large Print

"Jason Bennett is a suburban dad who owns a court-reporting business, but one night, his life takes a horrific turn. He is driving his family home after his daughter's field hockey game when a pickup truck begins tailgating them, on a dark stretch of...

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Sister stardust by Jane Green

Sister stardust

Jane Green

Large Print

"Claire grew up in a small town, far from the glamour of London. On the cusp of adulthood, she yearns for the adventure and independence of a counterculture taking root across the world. When she's offered the chance to start anew in Morocco, in a palace...

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Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

Young Mungo

Douglas Stuart

Large Print

"Born under different stars, Protestant Mungo and Catholic James live in a hyper-masculine world. They are caught between two of Glasgow's housing estates where young working-class men divide themselves along sectarian lines, and fight territorial battles...

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Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner

Greenwich Park

Katherine Faulkner

Large Print

"A twisty, whip-smart debut thriller, as electrifying as the #1 New York Times bestseller The Girl on the Train, about impending motherhood, unreliable friendship, and the high price of keeping secrets. Helen's idyllic life--handsome architect husban...

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Give unto others by Donna Leon

Give unto others

Donna Leon

Large Print

"Brunetti is approached for a favor by Elisabetta Foscarini. Her mother was good to Brunetti's mother, so he feels obliged to look into the matter privately. Foscarini's son-in-law, Enrico Fenzo, has alarmed his wife (her daughter) by confessing their...

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Honor by Thrity N. Umrigar

Honor

Thrity N. Umrigar

Large Print

"Indian American journalist Smita has returned to India to cover a story, but reluctantly: long ago she and her family left the country with no intention of ever coming back. As she follows the case of Meena--a Hindu woman attacked by members of her ...

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Bewilderment by Richard Powers

Bewilderment

Richard Powers

Large Print

"The astrobiologist Theo Byrne searches for life throughout the cosmos while single-handedly raising his unusual nine-year-old, Robin, following the death of his wife. Robin is a warm, kind boy who spends hours painting elaborate pictures of endanger...

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A tiny house on wheels  by Enni Amanda

A tiny house on wheels

Enni Amanda

Book

"Nina is 36, single, and running out of time to start a family. She quits her advertising job, and moves into a small coastal town, in a tiny house on wheels. Surely, the laid back country life with organic veggies will turn back the clock for her. Now,...

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The improbable life of Ricky Bird  by D. J. (Diane J.) Connell

The improbable life of Ricky Bird

D. J. (Diane J.) Connell

Book

"Ricky Bird loves making up stories for her little brother Ollie almost as much as she loves him. The imaginary worlds she creates are wild and whimsical places full of unlimited possibilities. Real life is another story. Ricky's father has abandoned...

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The dangers in my heart. 4 by Norio Sakurai

The dangers in my heart. 4

Norio Sakurai

Book

"Winter break has arrived! Now bound only by their smartphones, Yamada and Kyotaro's relationship faces its greatest test yet. Is their budding love tough enough to survive the climate outside of school? And what does New Year's Eve hold for these two...

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The Department of Truth. Volume 03, Free country by James Tynion

The Department of Truth. Volume 03, Free country

James Tynion

Graphic novel

"From the Phantom Time Hypothesis to Mothman, find out what terrible secrets await in the archives."--Provided by publisher.

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Cinnamon. Vol. 1 by Victoria Douglas

Cinnamon. Vol. 1

Victoria Douglas

Graphic novel

"Cinnamon is just your perfectly ordinary, average housecat. At least until we get a glimpse of the world through her eyes! Countertops become skyscrapers, cat toys become biker gangs, and perilous giant robots rampage on the daily! Get dropped kicked...

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Goblin slayer. 11 by Kumo Kagyū

Goblin slayer. 11

Kumo Kagyū

Graphic novel

"In the middle of a snowfield, as a desperate battle rages all around them, Goblin Slayer and the goblin paladin engage in single combat. As if taking down this imposing foe armed with a blade that can easily pierce through armor wasn't enough of a c...

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Hinowa go crush! 6 by 1981- author. Takahiro

Hinowa go crush! 6

1981- author. Takahiro

Graphic novel

"The Soukai Nation is cornered as Nagisa Castle falls, and King Zuou seeks to capture Princess Rinzu and make her his newest wife. Akame, regaining her strength, attempts to turn it around by taking Zuou's head, but an unexpected face awaits her...! In...

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Phoenix song. Echo by Rebecca Roanhorse

Phoenix song. Echo

Rebecca Roanhorse

Graphic novel

"From the pages of AVENGERS comes a hero transformed! Maya Lopez, the Deaf hero known as Echo already knows a little bit about death and rebirth -- and now she has become the new host of the cosmic Phoenix Force! With its galactic fire burning in her...

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Inferno by Jonathan Hickman

Inferno

Jonathan Hickman

Graphic novel

"Mystique, former mutant terrorist and espionage agent supreme, is loyal to Professor X's Quiet Council for one reason only: the promise that someday, he will resurrect her beloved Destiny. But when Moira MacTaggert helped Professor X and Magneto realize...

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The poorcraft cookbook by Nero Villagallos O'Reilly

The poorcraft cookbook

Nero Villagallos O'Reilly

Book

"The Poorcraft series is the essential comic book guide to practical urban and suburban frugality! We've shown you how to live better, travel better, and now? Get ready to learn how to eat better on the cheap with THE POORCRAFT COOKBOOK, a comprehensive...

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The younger wife by Sally Hepworth

The younger wife

Sally Hepworth

Large Print

"The moment she laid eyes on Heather Wisher, Tully knew this woman was going to destroy their lives. Tully and Rachel are murderous when they discover their father has a new girlfriend. The fact that Heather is half his age isn't even the most shocking...

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The book thief by Markus Zusak

The book thief

Markus Zusak

Large Print

"1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is...

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The maiden of all our desires  by Peter Manseau

The maiden of all our desires

Peter Manseau

Book

"Fourteenth-century Europe. The Black Death has killed half the known world, and in an isolated convent, a small group of nuns spends their days in work, austerity, and devotion, chanting the Liturgy of the Hours. But their community is threatened. Rumors...

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Lenny  by Laura McVeigh

Lenny

Laura McVeigh

Book

"Ten-year old Lenny wants to save his home, Roseville, Louisiana, from the sinkhole that threatens to destroy it. His mother, Mari-Rose, unable to cope and dreaming of a better life, has abandoned him. His father, Jim, has returned from war suffering...

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The gentleman spy  by Erica Vetsch

The gentleman spy

Erica Vetsch

Book

"When his father and older brother suddenly pass away, the new Duke of Haverly is saddled with a title he never expected to bear. To thwart the plans of his scheming family, the duke impulsively marries a wallflower. After all, she's meek and mild; it...

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X of swords. 1, Creation by Jonathan Hickman

X of swords. 1, Creation

Jonathan Hickman

Book

"X-Men scribe Jonathan Hickman steers the X-Men universe to new heights in the 22-chapter crossover event of the year! An epic story spanning across ten comic series, X of Swords builds upon the incredible world shaped by Hickman in House of X. The d...

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The goal  by Elle Kennedy

The goal

Elle Kennedy

Book

"College senior Sabrina James has her whole future planned out: graduate from college, kick butt in law school, and land a high-paying job at a cutthroat firm. Her path to escaping her shameful past certainly doesn't include a gorgeous hockey player ...

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New Brighton  by Helen Trevorrow

New Brighton

Helen Trevorrow

Book

"During a vicious storm, a battered ship runs aground on Brighton beach. While the city on the sea comes to a ghostly standstill, the unusual event triggers an epic journey for young waitress, Robyn Lockhart. First, Robyn needs to find the ship's mys...

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Intrigue in the village  by Rebecca Shaw

Intrigue in the village

Rebecca Shaw

Book

"There is a mystery surrounding the invitation by Craddock Fitch to the Big House. It is billed as a celebration of his business but as everyone in the village is invited it is obviously something more exciting than that. When they are all assembled they...

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Chasing graves  by Ben Galley

Chasing graves

Ben Galley

Book

"Meet Caltro Basalt. He's a master locksmith, a selfish bastard, and as of his first night in Araxes, stone cold dead. They call it the City of Countless Souls, the colossal jewel of the Arctian Empire, and all it takes to be its ruler is to own more...

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The nature of a lady  by Roseanna M. White

The nature of a lady

Roseanna M. White

Book

"Fleeing to the beautiful Isles of Scilly, Lady Elizabeth Sinclair stumbles upon dangerous secrets left behind by her cottage's former occupant, and agrees to help the missing girl's brother, Oliver Tremayne, find his sister. As the two work together,...

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The canal boat girl  by Sheila Newberry

The canal boat girl

Sheila Newberry

Book

"Wales, 1883. Young Ruth Owen, a talented musician with a scholarship to a prestigious music school, has a sparkling career ahead of her. But after a run-in with her mysterious tutor she flees to London, leaving everything and everyone behind. London,...

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That cowboy of mine  by Donna Grant

That cowboy of mine

Donna Grant

Book

"Dillon Young is proud that she inherited her aunt's ranch. The problem: someone is trying to run her off and is willing to do whatever it takes. Strange, dangerous things keep happening. Dillon suspects her no-good neighbor and fellow wealthy rancher...

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The art of the decoy  by Trish (Crime novelist) Esden

The art of the decoy

Trish (Crime novelist) Esden

Book

"After her mother is sent to prison for art forgery, Edie Brown returns to Northern Vermont to rebuild her family's fine art and antiques business. She's certain she can do it now that her mother is gone. After all, butting heads with her mom over bad...

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The bookseller's promise  by Beth Wiseman

The bookseller's promise

Beth Wiseman

Book

"Yvonne Wilson has made the trek from Texas to Indiana to convince Amishman Jake Lantz to sell her client a rare book from his collection. But Jake had made a vow to his dying grandfather to never sell the book and he intends to keep that promise. Eva...

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May God forgive  by Alan Parks

May God forgive

Alan Parks

Book

"Detective Harry McCoy returns in the suspenseful, atmospheric fifth installment in Alan Parks' internationally bestselling thriller series. Glasgow is a city in mourning. An arson attack on a hairdresser's has left five dead. Tempers are frayed and ...

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Harbinger  by Wen Spencer

Harbinger

Wen Spencer

Book

"The war against the oni heats to a flashpoint even as Tinker learns that the enemy has a dangerous new weapon, the nactka. What's more, the Stone Clan has sent its most famous warlords, the Harbingers, to take control of the allied war effort. Are these...

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Unstable  by Alexandra Ivy

Unstable

Alexandra Ivy

Book

"A dead man in a cemetery isn't news - unless he's found on top of a grave, with a bullet through his head. The body belongs to Jude Henley, who was supposed to be buried below. Instead, the grave contains the remains of Staci Gale, thought to have run...

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Song for the missing  by Pierre Jarawan

Song for the missing

Pierre Jarawan

Book

"It's 2011 and the Arab Spring is in full bloom when the discovery of two bodies in Beirut sows the first seeds of unrest in Lebanon. With houses already burning, Amin sets out to write down his memories of the country: Of the year 1994, when he returned...

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Rafferty's last case  by Larry Millett

Rafferty's last case

Larry Millett

Book

"When news of Shadwell Rafferty's death reaches Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective and his redoubtable companion Watson rush to Minnesota to hunt for their friend's killer. Set amid the glittering society and sordid underworld of 1928...

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The lighthouse  by Fran Dorricott

The lighthouse

Fran Dorricott

Book

"Six friends travel to a remote island north of the Scottish Highlands for an old school reunion. They've rented The Lighthouse - a stunning, now abandoned building that was once notorious for deaths at sea. On the first evening, someone goes missing....

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Dark horse by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Dark horse

Gregg Andrew Hurwitz

Large Print

"Evan Smoak is a man with many identities and a challenging past. As Orphan X, he was a government assassin for the off-the-books Orphan Program. After he broke with the Program, he adopted a new name and a new mission - The Nowhere Man, helping the ...

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A caravan like a canary  by Sasha Wasley

A caravan like a canary

Sasha Wasley

Book

"Two road trips. Twenty years apart. Can the memories of a troubled family past finally be put to rest? When Tara Button's mother asks her to drive the bright yellow family caravan from one end of the state to the other, it's her charming but unrelia...

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Metronome  by Tom (Novelist) Watson

Metronome

Tom (Novelist) Watson

Book

"For twelve years, Aina and Whitney have been in exile on an island for a crime they committed together, tethered to a croft by pills they must take for survival every eight hours. They've kept busy - Aina with her garden, her jigsaw, her music; Whitney...

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The scarlet cross  by Lyn McFarlane

The scarlet cross

Lyn McFarlane

Book

"Meredith Griffin manages the emergency department at St Jude Hospital. A specialist in psychiatric nursing, she's also an expert at hiding her own problems - and solving everyone else's. When women with the same fatal injury begin turning up in Mere...

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Abandoned in death by J. D. Robb

Abandoned in death

J. D. Robb

Large Print

"Three young women have gone missing. They're all pretty, mid-twenties - someone clearly has a type. But no one links their disappearances until the first - Lauren Elder - is found lying peacefully on a bench in a children's playground. She is neatly...

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The hunger of the gods  by John Gwynne

The hunger of the gods

John Gwynne

Book

"Lik-Rifa, the dragon god of legend, has been freed from her eternal prison. Now she plots a new age of blood and conquest. As Orka continues the hunt for her missing son, the Bloodsworn sweep south in a desperate race to save one of their own - and Varg...

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Greetings from Asbury Park  by Daniel H. Turtel

Greetings from Asbury Park

Daniel H. Turtel

Book

"In a small seaside city on the Jersey Shore, three half-siblings confront the death of a distant and bullying patriarch. They now have the chance to imagine new relationships and new futures, ones that would have been near-unthinkable while their father...

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Sedating Elaine  by Dawn Winter

Sedating Elaine

Dawn Winter

Book

"Frances was not looking for a relationship when she met Elaine in a bar. She was, in fact, looking to drown her sorrows in a pint or twelve and nurse a broken heart, shattered by the gorgeous, electric Adrienne. But somehow (it involved a steady stream...

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The quiet whispers never stop  by Olivia (Novelist) Fitzsimons

The quiet whispers never stop

Olivia (Novelist) Fitzsimons

Book

"In 1982, Nuala Malin struggles to stay connected, to her husband, to motherhood, to the smallness of her life in the belly of a place that is built on hate and stagnation. Her daughter Sam and baby son PJ keep her tethered to this life she doesn't want....

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The Valancourt book of world horror stories. Volume two

The Valancourt book of world horror stories. Volume two

Book

"Contains horror stories from twenty countries on five continents, from Brazil to Iceland to Japan. This volume introduces readers to award-winning authors whose work was previously unknown in America."--Publisher.

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Idol  by Louise O'Neill

Idol

Louise O'Neill

Book

"For Samantha Miller's young fans she's everything they want to be. She's an oracle, telling them how to live their lives, how to be happy, how to find and honour their 'truth'. And her career is booming - she's just hit three million followers, her new...

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Shadow in the glass  by M. E. Hilliard

Shadow in the glass

M. E. Hilliard

Book

"Librarian Greer Hogan is on hand to celebrate her old friend Sarah Whitaker's nuptials at the Whitaker summer home on beautiful Mirror Lake, just outside the upstate New York village of Lake Placid. But Greer has an ulterior motive - to gather infor...

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Three assassins  by Kōtarō Isaka

Three assassins

Kōtarō Isaka

Book

"Suzuki is just an ordinary man until his wife is murdered. When he discovers the criminal gang responsible he leaves behind his life as a maths teacher and joins them, looking for a chance to take his revenge. He doesn't realise he's about to get drawn...

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Knit or dye trying  by Allie Pleiter

Knit or dye trying

Allie Pleiter

Book

"As spring comes to Collinstown, the village launches a food festival to draw a new group of tourists. Libby, proud owner of Y.A.R.N., has planned a yarn event to provide an alternative option to a foodie weekend. Artisan fiber dyer Julie Wilson - known...

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At least you have your health  by Madi Sinha

At least you have your health

Madi Sinha

Book

"Dr. Maya Rao is a gynecologist trying to balance a busy life. With three young children, a career, and a happy marriage, she should be grateful-on paper, she has it all. But after a disastrous encounter with a patient, Maya is forced to walk away from...

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Out of his league  by Caroline (Romance novelist) Richardson

Out of his league

Caroline (Romance novelist) Richard...

Book

"Gretchen Harper has always been practical. Dependable, solid, predictable. She's never taken risks, and she's especially never bought coffee for gorgeous professional athletes in airports. That is, until she meets her favorite baseball player on the...

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Heartbroke  by Chelsea Bieker

Heartbroke

Chelsea Bieker

Book

"A woman steals a baby from a shelter in an attempt to salvage her own lost motherhood. A phone-sex operator sees divine opportunity when a lavender-eyed cowboy walks into her life. A mother and a son selling dream catchers along a highway that leads...

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The blood trials  by N. E. Davenport

The blood trials

N. E. Davenport

Book

"Blood spilled long ago between the Republic of Mareen and the armies of the Blood Emperor, ending all blood magic. Now there is peace in the Republic - but there is also a strict class system, misogyny, and racism. Her world is not perfect, but Iken...

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End of the world house  by Adrienne Celt

End of the world house

Adrienne Celt

Book

"Bertie and Kate have been best friends since high school...[Bertie's] job depresses her, but not as much as the fact that Kate has recently decided to move...When Bertie's attempts to make Kate stay fail, she suggests the next-best thing: a trip to....

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Cause of death  by Anna Legat

Cause of death

Anna Legat

Book

"All is not well in the village. The local meadows have been the pride of Bishops Well for hundreds of years, but now they are facing the sharp blades of developers. The landowner is a rich and reclusive author who is happy to see them destroyed, but...

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Send nudes  by Saba Sams

Send nudes

Saba Sams

Book

"A motherless teenage girl, daughter of the town butcher, falls into a relationship with a much older boy, but realises she'd rather have the love of his dog. A directionless university student is taken up by beautiful, chaotic party girl Lara, who moves...

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Sam Gunn Jr.  by Ben Bova

Sam Gunn Jr.

Ben Bova

Book

"Intergalactic explorer, venture capitalist, and Casanova Sam Gunn may be gone, but his legacy lives on in his son, Sam Gunn Jr.In his first-ever adventure, Sam Gunn Jr. sets off to fulfill his father's left-behind mission of interplanetary enterprising....

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Who's lying now?  by Susan Lewis

Who's lying now?

Susan Lewis

Book

"You think you're safe. You think you know your neighbours. But can you ever really know who's telling the truth? Jeannie Symonds is a force to be reckoned with - an eccentric, award-winning publisher, spending lockdown with her husband in a house ne...

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Tom Clancy by Marc Cameron

Tom Clancy

Marc Cameron

Large Print

"America is under attack - a string of seemingly disparate acts across the globe. Individually, each attack would be worrying, but manageable. But the combination has President Jack Ryan uneasy - it's clear he's facing a powerful and unknown enemy. What...

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The hitman's daughter  by Carolyne Topdjian

The hitman's daughter

Carolyne Topdjian

Book

"The Château du Ciel was once the destination for the rich and famous, but has fallen into disrepair. During the hotel's last hurrah New Year's Eve party, a blizzard descends, trapping the guests inside. Hotel employee Mave Michael is on the run from...

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We are not like them by Christine Pride

We are not like them

Christine Pride

Large Print

"Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young and after years of trying, is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her childhood dream...

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State of terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton

State of terror

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Large Print

"After a tumultuous period in American politics, a new administration has just been sworn in. Secretary of State, Ellen Adams, is determined to do her duty for her country. But she is about to face a horrifying international threat ... A young foreign...

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The seaside cocktail campervan  by Caroline (Romantic comedy writer) Roberts

The seaside cocktail campervan

Caroline (Romantic comedy writer) R...

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"When Lucy isn't in her cosy cottage by the sea, she's winding through the Northumberland coast with her loveable Dachsund Daisy, cooking up a storm at the local village celebrations. Inspired by her Italian Poppa, Lucy's chasing a new dream with her...

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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart

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"Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and sons out of work, and the city'...

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Transient desires by Donna Leon

Transient desires

Donna Leon

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"In his many years as a commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native city, Venice, to discover the person responsible. Now, in Transient Desires, the thirtieth novel...

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Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi

Susanna Clarke

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"From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic new novel set in a dreamlike alternative reality. Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls...

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The silent patient by Alexander G. (Alexander George) Michaelides

The silent patient

Alexander G. (Alexander George) Mic...

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"Alicia Berenson writes a diary as a release, an outlet - and to prove to her beloved husband that everything is fine. She can't bear the thought of worrying Gabriel, or causing him pain. Until, late one evening, Alicia shoots Gabriel five times and then...

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The cove  by Alice Clark-Platts

The cove

Alice Clark-Platts

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"Welcome to Turtle Cove. A luxury resort surrounded by pristine sea and the dense beauty of the jungle, it is the perfect escape from the stresses of life and work. For couples Lou and Adam, Eliza and Noah, a few days spent relaxing on the beach, while...

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Nine perfect strangers by Liane Moriarty

Nine perfect strangers

Liane Moriarty

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"The ten-day retreat at boutique health-and-wellness resort Tranquillum House promises healing and transformation. Nine stressed city dwellers are keen to drop their literal and mental baggage and absorb the blissful meditative ambience while enjoying...

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The royal secret by Lucinda Riley

The royal secret

Lucinda Riley

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"When Sir James Harrison, one of the greatest actors of his generation, passes away at the age of ninety-five, he leaves behind not just a heartbroken family but also a secret so shocking, it could rock the English establishment to its core. Joanna Haslam,...

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Under the midnight sun by Tracie Peterson

Under the midnight sun

Tracie Peterson

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"Tayler Hale is ahead of her time as one of the first women naturalists. She has always loved adventure and the great outdoors, and her remote job location also helps keep her away from the clutches of the man to whom she once made a foolish promise....

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