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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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Fight for Planet A by Craig Reucassel

Fight for Planet A

Craig Reucassel

Audio CD

Most Australians accept that climate change is real, but many don't know what to do about it and feel powerless to make a difference. In Fight for Planet A, the book of the ABC series of the same name, Craig Reucassel shows that it isn't as scary as we...

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Under the Spanish stars by Alli Sinclair

Under the Spanish stars

Alli Sinclair

Audio CD

A life-changing journey, a family secret, a passionate encounter ... 1945. When Katarina Sanchez is drawn into the world of flamenco, she's forced to make a decision - comply with her affluent family's rigid lifestyle or live a life of poverty but en...

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Under the Parisian sky by Alli Sinclair

Under the Parisian sky

Alli Sinclair

Audio CD

1917. When dancer Viktoriya Budian flees war-torn Russia, she arrives in Paris, destitute and without hope. Her only chance of survival is to join the Ballets Russes, a controversial dance company that works with Pablo Picasso, Coco Chanel, and Henri...

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The promise by Lucy Diamond

The promise

Lucy Diamond

Audio CD

"When faced with the sudden death of his brother, Dan’s mission is clear. He puts together a project to help pick up the pieces and support his grieving sister-in-law Zoe, plus her young children. This is Dan’s promise - to ensure his family’s happiness,...

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The April dead by Alan Parks

The April dead

Alan Parks

Audio CD

"When an American sailor from the Holy Loch Base goes missing, Harry McCoy is determined to find him. But as he investigates, a wave of bombings hits Glasgow - with the threat of more to come. Soon McCoy realises that the sailor may be part of a shad...

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The spiral by Iain Ryan

The spiral

Iain Ryan

Audio CD

"Erma's life is far from perfect, but entirely ordinary. So when she is shot twice by a colleague, her quiet existence is shattered in an instant. With her would-be murderer dead, no one can give Erma the answers she needs to move on from her trauma....

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Close to home by Janet Gover

Close to home

Janet Gover

Audio CD

Two houses, both alike in dignity. Aunt Alice Dwyer loves her small Australian town. She's rarely left its comforting embrace. She knows everyone in it; in fact, she's related to most of them. All she wants is to keep her family safe and the town run...

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Summertime by Danielle Celermajer

Summertime

Danielle Celermajer

Audio CD

"Philosopher Danielle Celermajer's story of Jimmy the pig caught the world's attention during the Black Summer of 2019---20. Gathered here is that story and others written in the shadow of the bushfires that ravaged Australia. In the midst of the death...

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All the way to summer by Fiona Kidman

All the way to summer

Fiona Kidman

Audio CD

Fiona Kidman's early stories about New Zealand women's experiences scandalised with their vivid depictions of the heartbreaks and joys of desire, illicit liaisons and unconventional love. Her writing made her a feminist icon in the early 1980s and she...

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Raising girls who like themselves by Kasey Edwards

Raising girls who like themselves

Kasey Edwards

Audio CD

When you raise a girl who likes herself everything else follows. She will strive for excellence because she has faith in their ability to achieve it and the confidence to pick herself up. She will nurture her physical and mental health because it's natural...

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What's it like to be chased by a cassowary?

What's it like to be chased by a cassowary?

Audio CD

Ever wondered what happens to us as we die? Or how the Esky became an Aussie cultural icon? Or why we have leap years? Then look no further, and even if you haven't wondered, you'll want to find out. This anthology is a diverse collection of explainers...

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The serpent's skin by Erina Reddan

The serpent's skin

Erina Reddan

Audio CD

It's a cold and wintery night in 1968 and ten-year-old JJ's mother isn't home. The cows are milked, the pigs fed and her dad won't answer any questions. Sarah is the lifeblood of their family and her absence throws everyone off course: Tessa takes charge,...

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Empire in black and gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Empire in black and gold

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Audio CD

The days of peace are over. The city states of the Lowlands have lived in peace and prosperity for decades, bastions of civilisation and sophistication. That peace is about to end. In far-off corners, an ancient Empire has been conquering city after city...

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The Beijing conspiracy by Shamini Flint

The Beijing conspiracy

Shamini Flint

Audio CD

A long-lost daughter. An explosive secret. A lethal global conspiracy. Jack Ford Ex-marine Jack Ford has a daughter he never knew about in Beijing. He resolves to go to China. A country he hasn't returned to since he witnessed the horrors of the Tian...

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The confessions of young Nero by Margaret George

The confessions of young Nero

Margaret George

Audio CD

In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman - or child. As a boy, Nero's royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure...

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The divine feline by Belinda Alexandra

The divine feline

Belinda Alexandra

Audio CD

Cats and women share many traits: beauty, elegance, sensitivity, affectionate natures, a knack for nurturing and a love of the luxurious. Then there are the qualities cats possess that women long to emulate: fighting fiercely to protect themselves, n...

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Handle with care by Rochelle Bugg

Handle with care

Rochelle Bugg

Audio CD

This is the story of 25 year old Rochelle as she nurses her mum through a terminal brain tumour having already lost her dad to pancreatic cancer, aged 14. Based on the author's popular blog, this accessible guide provides a unique in-depth look at the...

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The little sleep by Paul Tremblay

The little sleep

Paul Tremblay

Audio CD

Mark Genevich is a South Boston P.I. with a little problem: he's narcoleptic, and he suffers from the most severe symptoms, including hypnogogic hallucinations. These waking dreams wreak havoc for a guy who depends on real-life clues to make his livi...

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The silent listener by Lyn Yeowart

The silent listener

Lyn Yeowart

Audio CD

In the cold, wet summer of 1960, 11-year-old Joy Henderson lives in constant fear of her father. She tries to make him happy but, as he keeps reminding her, she is nothing but a filthy sinner destined for Hell ... Yet, decades later, she returns to t...

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The third space by Adam Fraser

The third space

Adam Fraser

Audio CD

Every day we undertake dozens of different roles, tasks and experiences. Most of us habitually carry our mindset and emotional state from one of these activities to the next, and all too often this has negative, occasionally disastrous consequences. For...

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Safe for summer by Mandy Baggot

Safe for summer

Mandy Baggot

Audio CD

"A pop superstar. A bodyguard. Two people whose hearts need mending. Autumn Raine is an international superstar. She's living the dream, at least that's what she's showing the world. After her safety is threatened Autumn's life begins to unravel and with...

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Rewind by Catherine Ryan Howard

Rewind

Catherine Ryan Howard

Audio CD

"Andrew, the manager of Shanamore Holiday Cottages, watches his only guest via a hidden camera in her room. One night the unthinkable happens: a shadowy figure emerges onscreen, kills her and destroys the camera. But who is the murderer? How did they...

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The finality problem by G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

The finality problem

G. S. (Gabriel) Denning

Audio CD

"The famous duo has been split! Watson has been banished from Holmes's company. Despite the interference of his horrible wife, Mary, Watson tirelessly insinuates himself into every magical adventure he can. Together, he and Holmes face a man with a twisted...

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Hostile skies by David H. S. Morgan

Hostile skies

David H. S. Morgan

Audio CD

"David Morgan, RAF officer and poet, relives his experiences during the Falklands War in this vivid memoir. On secondment to the Royal Navy when the Argentine invasion of the Falklands began and personally credited with shooting down two Argentine Skyhawks...

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Pain by Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen

Pain

Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen

Audio CD

"Pain is part of human existence but we understand very little of the mechanics of it. We damage ourselves, we feel pain, we seek help from a professional or learn to not do that bad thing again. The story of what goes on in our body is not this simple....

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The sisters of St Croix by Diney Costeloe

The sisters of St Croix

Diney Costeloe

Audio CD

"A gripping story of love, death and danger in Nazi Occupied France. When Adelaide Anson-Gravetty finds out her father is not the man who raised her, she is both shocked and intrigued. Determined to find out more about her new family, she travels to ...

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Warfare by Stewart Sheargold

Warfare

Stewart Sheargold

Audio CD

"The dark days have come again. It's the end for Gallifrey. The most learned civilisation in the universe has come to war. The Capitol is in ruins; pitched battles are an everyday occurrence, futures are being changed. The first Imperiatrix, back from...

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The Forest of Doom by David Smith

The Forest of Doom

David Smith

Audio CD

"When Vale Moonwing returns to Darkwood Forest, she discovers that her old friend, the wizard Yaztromo, has vanished - himself?"--Container.

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The Liberator chronicles. Volume 6, Incentive, Blake's story and Jenna's story

The Liberator chronicles. Volume 6, Incentive, Blake's story and Jenna's story

Audio CD

"Three enhanced audiobooks performed by the stars of the classic BBC television series. These stories are set during Series 3."--Provided by publisher.

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Torchwood, Moving target by Guy Adams

Torchwood, Moving target

Guy Adams

Audio CD

"Suzie Costello would never describe herself as a hero. Not even if she were the last woman on Earth. Turns out, she's the second last woman on Earth, and that'll just have to do. With the Earth frozen in time, Suzie becomes locked in a battle to save...

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Gallery of ghouls by Alan Barnes

Gallery of ghouls

Alan Barnes

Audio CD

"When the TARDIS lands in Brighton the Doctor and Romana have the chance to spend some time at the seaside. But with it being too early for the opening of the Pavilion, they have to look elsewhere for their entertainment - perhaps Madame Tissot's tra...

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The little Swiss ski chalet by Julie Caplin

The little Swiss ski chalet

Julie Caplin

Audio CD

"It's time to pack your bags and head to the breathtaking, snow-covered peaks of the Swiss Alps for velvety hot chocolates, delicious cheeses and a gorgeous love story. Food technician Minna has always believed that chocolate will solve everything - and...

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Silenced by Matt Fitton

Silenced

Matt Fitton

Audio CD

"3.1 House of Silents by Matt Fitton There is no record of the presence of an alien species known as ‘The Silents’ on Earth. UNIT has never engaged hostiles capable of editing themselves from observers’ memories. There is no evidence that such an opponent,...

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Girl A by Abigail Dean

Girl A

Abigail Dean

Audio CD

"Lex Gracie doesn't want to think about her family. She doesn't want to think about growing up in her parents' House of Horrors. And she doesn't want to think about her identity as Girl A: the girl who escaped. When her mother dies in prison and leaves...

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The lost boys by Faye Kellerman

The lost boys

Faye Kellerman

Audio CD

"When Bertram Lanz, a developmentally disabled man, goes missing from a local diner, detective Peter Decker is put on the case. Very quickly, he realises there is more to the disappearance than meets the eye when he discovers Lanz's nurse is missing too,...

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The last goodbye by Fiona Lucas

The last goodbye

Fiona Lucas

Audio CD

"Spencer was the love of Anna's life: her husband, her best friend, her rock. She thought their love would last forever. But three years ago, Spencer was tragically killed in an accident and Anna's world was shattered. How can she ever move on, when she's...

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Perfume Paradiso by Janey Jones

Perfume Paradiso

Janey Jones

Audio CD

"Romance is the last thing on Charlotte Alexander's mind. Her perfume business is flourishing. And a glamorous new life in New York awaits. Just one more thing is needed: a supply of artisan lavender for her trademark scent. But when Charlotte stumbles...

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The new wilderness by Diane Cook

The new wilderness

Diane Cook

Audio CD

"Bea's five-year-old daughter, Agnes, is slowly wasting away. The smog and pollution of the overdeveloped, overpopulated metropolis they call home is ravaging her lungs. Bea knows she cannot stay in the City, but there is only one alternative: The Wi...

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The witch hunter by Max Seeck

The witch hunter

Max Seeck

Audio CD

"Set in Helsinki, Detective Niemi is investigating a series of brutal ritualistic murders that begin to mimic those in a bestselling series of popular novels. Racing to beat the killer to their next move, it's only a matter of time before she realises...

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Girl by Kenya Hunt

Girl

Kenya Hunt

Audio CD

"Guhl. Gworl. Gurl. Girl! No matter how you say it, there's undeniable power behind Black Girl Magic. Journalist and writer Kenya Hunt moved to London at the dawn of the Obama administration, just as social media was gaining momentum. Girl is a celebration...

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The coffinmaker's garden by Stuart MacBride

The coffinmaker's garden

Stuart MacBride

Audio CD

"As a massive storm batters the Scottish coast, Gordon Smith's home is falling into the North Sea. But the crumbling headland has revealed what he's got buried in his garden: human remains. With the storm still raging, it's too dangerous to retrieve the...

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The dead of winter by S. J. Parris

The dead of winter

S. J. Parris

Audio CD

"The secret dead: During the summer of 1566, a girl’s body is found within the walls of a Neapolitan monastery. Novice monk Giordano Bruno has a habit of asking difficult questions, but this time his investigations may lose him his place in the Dominican...

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The Hitler years. Triumph, 1933-1939 by Frank McDonough

The Hitler years. Triumph, 1933-1939

Frank McDonough

Audio CD

"On 30th January 1933, Adolf Hitler was appointed the German Chancellor of a coalition government by President Hindenburg. In a few months he installed a dictatorship, jailing and killing his leftwing opponents, terrorising the rest of the population...

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The house of a hundred whispers by Graham Masterton

The house of a hundred whispers

Graham Masterton

Audio CD

"Allhallows Hall is a rambling Tudor mansion on the edge of the bleak and misty Dartmoor. It is not a place many would choose to live. Yet the former Governer of Dartmoor Prison did just that. Now he's dead, and his children - long estranged - are set...

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Elizabethans by Andrew Marr

Elizabethans

Andrew Marr

Audio CD

"When the Queen ascended the throne in 1953 at the age of 25, Britain was a very different nation. In this vital history, Andrew Marr tells the story of modern Britain through the people who shaped it: from Sylvia Plath to Elvis Costello, Frank Critchlow...

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In the black by Patrick S. Tomlinson

In the black

Patrick S. Tomlinson

Audio CD

"In a demilitarized zone on the border of human space, long range spy satellites are mysteriously going quiet, and no one knows why. Captain Susan Kamala and her crew are dispatched to figure out what's going on and solve the problem. That problem, however,...

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Bear head by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Bear head

Adrian Tchaikovsky

Audio CD

"Mars. The red planet. A new frontier for humanity: a civilization where humans can live in peace, lord and master of all they survey. But this isn't Space City from those old science-fiction books. It's more like Hell City, built into and from a huge...

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Blackwood by Michael F. (Michael Farris) Smith

Blackwood

Michael F. (Michael Farris) Smith

Audio CD

"For years, Colburn has been haunted by his father's suicide and the rapid disintegration of his childhood home. As a teenager, Colburn fled Red Bluff, Mississippi, eager to escape his trauma and start fresh elsewhere. But when he returns to town as an...

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Codebreaking sisters by Patricia Owtram

Codebreaking sisters

Patricia Owtram

Audio CD

"Patricia and Jean Owtram are possibly the only living sisters to have signed the wartime Official Secrets Act. In the 1920s, the family took in Austrian Jewish refugees, and the sisters became fluent in German. When war broke out in 1939, Patricia was...

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The forgotten gift by Kathleen McGurl

The forgotten gift

Kathleen McGurl

Audio CD

"What would you do to protect the ones you love? 1861: George's life changes forever the day he meets Lucy. She's beautiful and charming, and he sees a future with her that his position as the second son in a wealthy family has never offered him. But...

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The German nurse by M. J. Hollows

The German nurse

M. J. Hollows

Audio CD

"A secret past. A forbidden love. A terrifying choice ... Her past could kill you. Guernsey, 1940. As war storms through Europe, Churchill orders the evacuation of all military personnel from the island. Boats ferry soldiers and vulnerable young children...

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The Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood

The Marlow Murder Club

Robert Thorogood

Audio CD

"Judith Potts is seventy-seven years old and blissfully happy. She lives on her own in a faded mansion just outside Marlow, there's no man in her life to tell her what to do or how much whisky to drink, and to keep herself busy she sets crosswords for...

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The postmistress by Maggie (Novelist) Sullivan

The postmistress

Maggie (Novelist) Sullivan

Audio CD

"One ordinary street in Lancashire is getting ready for war, who knows what else is going on behind the net curtains? Vicky Parrot wanted more out of life than working all hours in her father’s Post Office. Her dreams were ruined when tragedy came calling,...

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Luckenbooth by Jenni Fagan

Luckenbooth

Jenni Fagan

Audio CD

"The devil's daughter rows to the shores of Leith in a coffin. The year is 1910 and she has been sent to a tenement building in Edinburgh by her recently deceased father to bear a child for a wealthy man and his fiance. The harrowing events that follow...

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A sinister service by Alyssa Maxwell

A sinister service

Alyssa Maxwell

Audio CD

"Following the devastation of the Great War, England's noble class takes comfort in honoring tradition. To celebrate their grandparents' wedding anniversary, Lady Phoebe Renshaw and her siblings travel to Staffordshire to commission a china service bearing...

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Doorways to the infinite by Sally Kempton

Doorways to the infinite

Sally Kempton

Audio CD

"The sensuous and the sublime, the ordinary and the divine -- on the Tantric path, all qualities merge as one in the ecstasy and wonder of awakening. Doorways to the Infinite invites us to directly experience the core practices and insights of Tantra...

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HR by Nigel Williams

HR

Nigel Williams

Audio CD

"Jonathan Pryce and Nicholas le Provost deliver first-class performances in this comedy drama series, which charts the misfortunes of a middle-aged HR officer and his trouble-making colleague. Lazy HR officer Sam (Nicholas le Provost) and his equally...

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The king's evil  by Andrew Taylor

The king's evil

Andrew Taylor

Audio CD

"London 1667. In the Court of Charles II, it's a dangerous time to be alive - a wrong move could lead to disgrace, exile or death. The discovery of a murder at Clarendon House, the palatial home of one of the highest courtiers in the land, could have...

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Before her eyes by Jack Jordan

Before her eyes

Jack Jordan

Audio CD

"She can't see the killer. But the killer can see her. Naomi Hannah has been blind since birth. Struggling with living in a small, claustrophobic town, Naomi contemplates ending her life. But then she stumbles across the body of a young woman who has...

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Your guilty secret  by Rebecca (Novelist) Thornton

Your guilty secret

Rebecca (Novelist) Thornton

Audio CD

"This story is a lie. This story is your guilty secret. You know Lara King. The top billing of the showbiz pages, you've seen her every morning; over your breakfast, on your commute to work. You know everything about her; you've dissected her life. Her...

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We run the tides by Vendela Vida

We run the tides

Vendela Vida

Audio CD

"Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria Fabiola, own the streets of Sea Cliff, their foggy oceanside San Francisco neighborhood. They know Sea Cliff's homes and beaches, its hidden corners and eccentric characters--as well as the upscale...

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Sorrow and bliss by Meg Mason

Sorrow and bliss

Meg Mason

Audio CD

"This story is about a woman called Martha. She knows there is something wrong with her but she doesn't know what it is. Her husband Patrick thinks she is fine. He says everyone has something, the thing is just to keep going. Martha told Patrick before...

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A fatal lie by Charles Todd

A fatal lie

Charles Todd

Audio CD

"A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a body in a nearby river. The man appears to have fallen from the canal aqueduct spanning the valley. But there is no identification on the body other than a military tattoo...

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The keepsake sisters by Lori Wilde

The keepsake sisters

Lori Wilde

Audio CD

"It was a story that couldn't possibly be true: identical twins, separated at birth. Anna Drury wouldn't have believed it, but the woman standing before her was physically alike her in every way, and held in her hands a keepsake baby bracelet, the same...

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Prey by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Prey

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Audio CD

"Why are so few people talking about the eruption of sexual violence and harassment in Europe’s cities? No one in a position of power wants to admit that the problem is linked to the arrival of several million migrants—most of them young men—from...

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Send for me by Lauren Fox

Send for me

Lauren Fox

Audio CD

"Annelise works at her parents' popular bakery in Feldenheim, Germany. There are rumors that anti-Jewish sentiment is on the rise, but Annelise and her parents can't quite believe that it will affect them; they're hardly religious at all. As Annelise...

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Either side of midnight by Benjamin Stevenson

Either side of midnight

Benjamin Stevenson

Audio CD

"How can it be murder when the victim pulled the trigger? At 9.01 pm, TV presenter Sam Midford delivers the monologue for his popular current affairs show Midnight Tonight. He seems nervous and the crew are convinced he's about to propose to his girl...

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The Moroccan daughter by Deborah Rodriguez

The Moroccan daughter

Deborah Rodriguez

Audio CD

Morocco: a captivating country of honour and tradition. And, for these four women, a land of secrets and revelations. From the twisted alleyways of the ancient medina of Fès to a marriage festival high in the Atlas Mountains, Deborah Rodriguez's entrancing...

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The postmistress by A. M. Stuart

The postmistress

A. M. Stuart

Audio CD

To forge a new life she must first deal with her past ... 1871. Adelaide Greaves and her young son have found sanctuary in the Australian town of Maiden's Creek, where she works as a postmistress. The rough Victorian goldmining settlement is a hard place...

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Letters from Berlin by Tania Blanchard

Letters from Berlin

Tania Blanchard

Audio CD

Berlin, 1943 As the Allied forces edge closer, the Third Reich tightens its grip on its people. For 18-year-old Susanna Göttmann, this means her adopted family, including the man she loves, Leo, are at risk. Desperate to protect her loved ones any way...

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War in the valleys by Francesca Capaldi

War in the valleys

Francesca Capaldi

Audio CD

July, 1916. Young mother, Violet Jones, lives a tough life in the Rhymney Valley, caring for 4-year-old Clarice and baby Benjy on her own while soldier husband Charlie fights on the Front Line. But when tragedy strikes, Violet's life becomes even har...

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The picture house girls by Rosie Archer

The picture house girls

Rosie Archer

Audio CD

Eighteen-year-old Connie Baxter works as an usherette at the Criterion Picture House in Gosport. Here she meets Vera, a cleaner at the cinema, and her niece, Babs, who sells ice creams. But when Connie falls for the charming Tommo Smith, her friendships...

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Quiet in her bones by Nalini Singh

Quiet in her bones

Nalini Singh

Audio CD

When socialite Nina Rai disappeared without a trace, everyone wrote it off as another trophy wife tired of her wealthy husband. But now her bones have turned up in the shadowed green of the forest that surrounds her elite neighbourhood, a haven of pr...

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The Mother's Day Club by Rosie Hendry

The Mother's Day Club

Rosie Hendry

Audio CD

Norfolk, 1939. The residents of Great Plumstead agree to open up their homes to evacuees from London. Pregnant Marianne is determined to make a fresh start for herself. Local lady Thea opens up her beautiful home, Rookery House, to the evacuee mothers....

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Until we can forgive by Rosemary Goodacre

Until we can forgive

Rosemary Goodacre

Audio CD

1919. WWI is over and now living in Cambridge with husband Edmond, Amy Derwent is settling into her new life as wife and mother. Edmond's cousin, Vicky spends her days tending to the soldiers suffering the after-effects of their time on the battlefi...

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Bound by Vanda Symon

Bound

Vanda Symon

Audio CD

A brutal home invasion shocks the nation. A man is murdered, his wife bound, gagged and left to watch. But when Detective Sam Shephard scratches the surface, the victim, a successful businessman, is not all he seems to be. And when the evidence points...

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Playing the pools by David M. author. Sindall

Playing the pools

David M. author. Sindall

Audio CD

Roddy Doyle meets THE FULL MONTY in a story of hopes, dreams, love and betrayal - and the football pools. In 1960s Liverpool, life is hard for Reggie Kellison. His marriage is stalling, baby number six is on its way, a fall out at work has put his nose...

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Heartbreak country by Noelene Jenkinson

Heartbreak country

Noelene Jenkinson

Audio CD

To overcome her tragic past and move on, Bingun school teacher, Tilly Schroder, longs to love again but her yearning lies neglected. Instinct tells her there is more behind the accidents five years ago but how to uncover the truth? When a stranger returns...

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The mind of a murderer  by Richard Taylor

The mind of a murderer

Richard Taylor

Audio CD

In his 26 years in the field, Richard Taylor has worked on well over 100 murder cases. Taylor draws on some of the most tragic, horrific and illuminating of these cases to explore some of the questions he grapples with every day: Why do people kill? ...

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Mr Sandman by S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) author. Holliday

Mr Sandman

S. J. I. (Susan Jennifer Inglis) author....

Audio CD

Sophie is bored with her perfectly nice but deathly dull boyfriend Matthew. Sensing he's about to lose her, Matthew takes her on a last-ditch attempt trip to the seaside, hoping to rekindle their dying flames. But things take a dark turn when Sophie visits...

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Out in the cold by Stuart Johnstone

Out in the cold

Stuart Johnstone

Audio CD

After an incident makes remaining in Glasgow impossible, Police Sergeant Don Colyear is sent to work in a remote Highlands town. His new Inspector wants him gone and the locals wonder why he's even there. Still, Don makes a go of things, striking up a...

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The law of innocence by Michael Connelly

The law of innocence

Michael Connelly

Audio CD

Heading home after winning his latest case, defense attorney Mickey Haller - The Lincoln Lawyer - is pulled over by the police. They open the trunk of his car to find the body of a former client. Haller knows the law inside out. He will be charged with...

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Hard as nails by Helen (Lawyer) author. Black

Hard as nails

Helen (Lawyer) author. Black

Audio CD

Four months have passed since the shocking death of Frankie Greenwood, but Liberty Greenwood has managed to keep the rest of her family safe and expand their criminal empire. But when Liberty and Jay set out to teach a protection racketeer a lesson things...

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The abduction by A. A. author. Chaudhuri

The abduction

A. A. author. Chaudhuri

Audio CD

Madeline Kramer has finally got her life back on track at top City law firm. But when two armed, masked men burst into a conference room one lunchtime, kidnapping a trainee and a partner, Maddy's life is plunged into disarray once more - particularly...

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Drop zone by Stephen Leather

Drop zone

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

The daughter of an American politician has been kidnapped by white supremacists in Namibia. The kidnappers are demanding their own homeland in the heart of Africa and want to use the girl as leverage. The American Government can't agree to the demands...

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Slough House by Mick Herron

Slough House

Mick Herron

Audio CD

A year after a calamitous blunder by the Russian secret service left a British citizen dead from novichok poisoning, Diana Taverner is on the warpath. Meanwhile, Slough House has been wiped from Service records, and fatal accidents keep happening. No...

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Faithful unto death by Sarah Hawkswood

Faithful unto death

Sarah Hawkswood

Audio CD

June 1144. When the naked corpse of an unknown man is discovered and the Prince of Powys's messenger fails to reach Earl Robert of Gloucester, Bradecote, Catchpoll and Walkelin head to Wales to confirm his identity, and piece together evidence that the...

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The Mitford trial by Jessica Fellowes

The Mitford trial

Jessica Fellowes

Audio CD

It's former lady's maid Louisa Cannon's wedding day, but the fantasy is shattered shortly after when she is approached by a secretive man asking her to spy on Diana Mitford - who is having an affair with the infamous Oswald Mosley - and her similarly...

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Off script by Graham Hurley

Off script

Graham Hurley

Audio CD

Actress Enora Andressen must find a killer, and there's no script to guide her? Carrie Tollman awakes in the middle of the night with an intruder gazing down at her. He tells her he's killed before and he'll kill again. One word about what's happened,...

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The diplomat's wife by Michael Ridpath

The diplomat's wife

Michael Ridpath

Audio CD

1936. Devastated by the death of her brother Hugh, Emma seeks to keep his memory alive by embracing his dreams of a communist revolution. But when she marries an ambitious diplomat, she must live within the confines of embassy life in Paris and Nazi ...

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Magnolia house by Angela Barton

Magnolia house

Angela Barton

Audio CD

Rowan Forrester has it all - the happy marriage, the adorable dog, the good friends, the promising business and even the dream home after she and her husband Tom win a stunning but slightly dilapidated Georgian townhouse in London at auction. But in the...

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Hyde by Craig Russell

Hyde

Craig Russell

Audio CD

Edward Hyde has a strange gift - or a curse - he keeps secret from all but his physician. He experiences two realities, one real, the other a dreamworld state brought on by a neurological condition. When murders in Victorian Edinburgh echo the ancient...

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My kind of happy by Cathy Bramley

My kind of happy

Cathy Bramley

Audio CD

Flowers have always made Fearne smile. She treasures the memories of her beloved grandmother's floristry and helping her to arrange beautiful blooms that brought such joy to their recipients. But ever since a family tragedy a year ago, Fearne has bee...

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Checkmate to murder by E. C. R. Lorac

Checkmate to murder

E. C. R. Lorac

Audio CD

On a foggy night in Hampstead, London, a party has gathered in an artist's studio to weather the wartime blackout. A civil servant and a government scientist match wits in a game of chess, while Bruce Manaton paints the portrait. In the kitchen, Rosa...

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Season of darkness by Cora Harrison

Season of darkness

Cora Harrison

Audio CD

When Inspector Field shows his friend Charles Dickens the body of a young woman dragged from the River Thames, he cannot have foreseen that the famous author would immediately recognise the victim as Isabella Gordon, a housemaid he had tried to help ...

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Bel Lamington by D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

Bel Lamington

D. E. (Dorothy Emily) Stevenson

Audio CD

Bel Lamington finds London a very lonely place - until a young artist literally drops in on her rooftop garden... Bel, an orphan daughter of an Army colonel, is brought up in an English village and flung into the whirl of London life to earn a hard living...

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Murder on the edge by Lesley Cookman

Murder on the edge

Lesley Cookman

Audio CD

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 Ste...

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The girl from the mill by Chrissie Walsh

The girl from the mill

Chrissie Walsh

Audio CD

In the drab Yorkshire town of Garsthwaite, Lacey Barraclough works hard in the textile mill, determined to fight for improvements to the dismal working conditions. But she hadn't reckoned on falling in love with the boss's son, Nathan. Before Nathan and...

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The girl I left behind by Andie Newton

The girl I left behind

Andie Newton

Audio CD

When her childhood best friend shows Ella that you can't always believe what you see, Ella finds herself thrown into the world of the German Resistance. On a dark night in 1941, Claudia is taken by the Gestapo, likely never to be seen again, unless Ella...

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The fading of the light by Charlotte Betts

The fading of the light

Charlotte Betts

Audio CD

Cornwall, 1902. Edith Fairchild, deserted by her feckless husband Benedict eight years before, has established the thriving Spindrift artists' community by the sea and found deep and lasting love with Pascal. They have accepted that they cannot marry,...

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