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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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A spring surprise for the Cornish midwife by Jo Bartlett

A spring surprise for the Cornish midwife

Jo Bartlett

Audio CD

Midwife Jess knows she'll never have a baby of her own, but she's determined to still be a mum. So Jess decides to foster, providing love and support for children who desperately need it - something Jess never had as a child when she was in foster care....

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Hustle by Owen Mullen

Hustle

Owen Mullen

Audio CD

What was meant to be a straightforward jewellery heist goes horribly wrong, and the thieves are forced to take a hostage to make their escape. But when they discover their prisoner is the infamous Nina Glass - one of the bosses of the most dangerous ...

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No ex before marriage by Portia MacIntosh

No ex before marriage

Portia MacIntosh

Audio CD

While her friends join the "Wife Club" one by one, Poppy feels like that part of her life is done and dusted. Already married and divorced she's not desperate to go through all that again.But what if her divorce never actually went through...? After a...

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Wishing under a starlit Skye by Lisa J. author. Hobman

Wishing under a starlit Skye

Lisa J. author. Hobman

Audio CD

Glentorrin bakery owner, and lone parent, Caitlin Fraser, is single and finally ready to mingle.With her daughter, Grace, about to become a teenager, and her friends all settling down, Caitlin decides she deserves a shot at happiness too. Resisting the...

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The dark hours by Michael Connelly

The dark hours

Michael Connelly

Audio CD

"There's chaos in Hollywood at the end of the New Year's Eve countdown. Working her graveyard shift, LAPD detective Renée Ballard waits out the traditional rain of lead as hundreds of revelers shoot their guns into the air. Only minutes after midnight,...

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Terms of restitution by Denzil Meyrick

Terms of restitution

Denzil Meyrick

Audio CD

Gangland boss Zander Finn is so sickened by the brutal murder of his son in a Paisley pub, he decides to change his life. Following the advice of his priest and mentor, he moves clandestinely to London and becomes an ambulance driver. But when his ol...

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All or nothing by Ollie Ollerton

All or nothing

Ollie Ollerton

Audio CD

"Ex special-forces soldier Alex Abbott has a lead on the killer of his dead brother. If only he can stay off the booze long enough to hunt it down. But the skeletons in Abbott's closet are mounting up faster than the bodies in their bags, and Abbott needs...

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Lost hope by Nathan Hystad

Lost hope

Nathan Hystad

Audio CD

Rex Walker used the second Bridge and what he discovered will forever change humanity. Under the duress of Earth's destruction, he finds a way home and he's not coming alone. The Believers are fervent, hell-bent on guiding the incoming ships to fulfill...

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One small mistake by Dandy Smith

One small mistake

Dandy Smith

Audio CD

"Elodie Fray wants to be more like her perfect sister, Ada, the one her parents are actually proud of. When she decided to quit her job and pursue her dream of becoming an author, she thought it would be her time to shine, but a year on nothing has h...

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The cat who saved books by Sōsuke Natsukawa

The cat who saved books

Sōsuke Natsukawa

Audio CD

"Bookish high school student Rintaro Natsuki is about to close the secondhand bookshop he inherited from his beloved grandfather. Then, a talking cat named Tiger appears with an unusual request. The cat needs Rintaro's help to save books that have be...

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A three dog problem by S. J. (Sophia J.) Bennett

A three dog problem

S. J. (Sophia J.) Bennett

Audio CD

"In the wake of a referendum which has divided the nation, the last thing the Queen needs is any additional problems to worry about. But when a body is found in the Palace swimming pool, she finds herself once again in the middle of a murder investig...

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The book of form and emptiness by Ruth Ozeki

The book of form and emptiness

Ruth Ozeki

Audio CD

"After his father dies, Benny Oh finds he can hear objects talking: teapots, marbles and sharpened pencils, babbling in anger or distress. His mother, struggling to support their household alone, starts collecting things to give her comfort. Overwhelmed...

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Love in the time of Bertie by Alexander McCall Smith

Love in the time of Bertie

Alexander McCall Smith

Audio CD

"Life for Bertie seems to be moving at a pace that is rather out of his control. In Drummond Place gardens it seems that Olive has their future together all planned out. Meanwhile, upstairs at 44 Scotland Street, Bertie's father Stuart is powerless to...

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The village of eight graves by Seishi Yokomizo

The village of eight graves

Seishi Yokomizo

Audio CD

"Nestled deep in the mist-shrouded mountains, The Village of Eight Graves takes its name from a bloody legend. In the 16th century eight samurais, who had taken refuge there along with a secret treasure, were murdered by the inhabitants, bringing a t...

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Wild shores by Maria Adolfsson

Wild shores

Maria Adolfsson

Audio CD

One terrible truth will create a perfect storm. While her colleagues enjoy the seasonal festivities, DI Karen Hornby is called to investigate a suspicious death on the northernmost island of Doggerland. But how close to home is the truth of the case ...

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The hideout by Camilla Grebe

The hideout

Camilla Grebe

Audio CD

When the body of a young man washes ashore in Stockholm's southern archipelago, Manfred Olsson is called in to investigate. But with his daughter, Nadja, in a coma, it is with some reluctance that he leaves his wife alone by their child's bedside. El...

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The gorge by Matt Brolly

The gorge

Matt Brolly

Audio CD

"DI Louise Blackwell is still reeling from her brother Paul's murder when she is brought back from enforced leave and tasked with solving a strange new case - the slaughter of wild sheep at Cheddar Gorge, a place shrouded in mystery and folklore. When...

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Unleashed by Karl Hill

Unleashed

Karl Hill

Audio CD

Meet Adam Black. A man betrayed. A man on a mission. Does anything matter more than justice? Adam Black, an ex SAS Captain, is randomly attacked while out for his nightly jog in the quiet Scottish village of Eaglesham. But Black does not take the ambush...

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The silent conversation by Caro Ramsay

The silent conversation

Caro Ramsay

Audio CD

"It's been four years since four-year-old Johnny Clearwater disappeared without trace one hot summer afternoon. Now, a new TV documentary series is revisiting the case, dredging up memories perhaps best left forgotten. On the night the TV show is bro...

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Treachery at Hursley Park House by Claire Gradidge

Treachery at Hursley Park House

Claire Gradidge

Audio CD

"December 1942. As the war rages on, the accidental death of a young man is almost unremarkable. Except this young man was patrolling the grounds of Hursley Park House, where teams are designing crucial modifications to the Spitfire - and he was foun...

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Under the stars by Matt Gaw

Under the stars

Matt Gaw

Audio CD

"Moonlight, starlight, the ethereal glow of snow in winter ... when you flick off a switch, other forms of light begin to reveal themselves. Artificial light is everywhere. Not only is it damaging to humans and to wildlife, disrupting our natural rhythms,...

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Burnout by Gordon Parker

Burnout

Gordon Parker

Audio CD

Are you always exhausted? Unable to feel for others or for life's pleasures? Find it hard to concentrate and take in what you read? You may have burnout. Burnout is widespread among high achievers in the workplace, in business and in caring professions...

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Manhunt by Colin Sutton

Manhunt

Colin Sutton

Audio CD

"What does it take to catch a predator who has terrorised southeast England for over 15 years? Delroy Grant - dubbed the Night Stalker - was one of the nation's most wanted men, a shocking sex predator. During his 17-year reign of fear, he established...

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Peaky blinders by Carl Chinn

Peaky blinders

Carl Chinn

Audio CD

"As Britain emerges into the mid-20th century, change is afoot. Cities are beginning to shift from smog-filled industrial hubs to more efficient metropolitan centres of commerce and, despite the country once again being blighted by war, society is beginning...

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Look again by David Bailey

Look again

David Bailey

Audio CD

"Eye-opening and candid, David Bailey's Look Again is a fantastically entertaining memoir by a true icon. David Bailey burst onto the scene in 1960 with his revolutionary photographs for Vogue. Discarding the rigid rules of a previous generation of p...

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All her little secrets by Wanda M. (Wanda Michelle) Morris

All her little secrets

Wanda M. (Wanda Michelle) Morris

Audio CD

"Ellice Littlejohn seemingly has it all: an Ivy League law degree, a well-paying job as a corporate attorney in midtown Atlanta, great friends, and a "for fun" relationship with a rich, charming executive, who just happens to be her white boss. But e...

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Burntcoat by Sarah Hall

Burntcoat

Sarah Hall

Audio CD

"In an unnamed British city, the virus is spreading, and like everyone else, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness retreats inside. She isolates herself in her immense studio, Burntcoat, with Halit, the lover she barely knows. As life outside change...

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Featherweight by Mick Kitson

Featherweight

Mick Kitson

Audio CD

Annie Perry is born beside the coal-muddied canals of the Black Country, at the height of the industrial revolution. The youngest in a large Romani family who cannot afford to keep her, when she is eight years old Annie is sold as a servant to the famous...

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The dark side by Greig Beck

The dark side

Greig Beck

Audio CD

"Hundreds of thousands of miles away on the dark side of the moon, the Russian lunar base has self-destructed - all personnel are dead, except one. Olga Sobakin, the lone survivor, seeks refuge at the rival American base. Olga tells the Americans her...

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The voice of the night by Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

The voice of the night

Dean R. (Dean Ray) Koontz

Audio CD

"No one could understand why Colin and Roy were best friends. Colin was so shy; Roy was so popular. Colin was fascinated by Roy--and Roy was fascinated by death. Then one day, Roy asked his timid friend: zYou ever killed anything?y From that moment on,...

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The deadly houses by Charlie Gallagher

The deadly houses

Charlie Gallagher

Audio CD

"Eighteen months ago, a young boy cowers downstairs as the police try to stop his father from brutally assaulting his mother. Now that man and three other domestic abusers have banded together to get revenge on the people they blame for taking their ...

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Flight risk by Joy Castro

Flight risk

Joy Castro

Audio CD

"She can flee her past for only so long. Isabel Morales is a successful Chicago sculptor hiding a brutal family history - one not even her husband knows. After decades of turning her back on her past, she's forced to return to Appalachia when she receives...

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The Sandman. Act II by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman. Act II

Neil Gaiman

Audio CD

"Enter the Dreaming again as the blockbuster audio adaptation of "the greatest epic in the history of comic books" continues in The Sandman: Act II. James McAvoy returns to voice Morpheus, the Lord of Dreams, in this sequel to the #1 New York Times a...

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False Value by Ben Aaronovitch

False Value

Ben Aaronovitch

Audio CD

"Peter Grant is facing fatherhood and an uncertain future with equal amounts of panic and enthusiasm. Rather than sit around, he takes a job with m̌igr ̌Silicon Valley tech genius Terrence Skinner's brand-new London start-up - the Serious Cybernetics...

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Escape from the center of the earth by Greig Beck

Escape from the center of the earth

Greig Beck

Audio CD

"'Help me, it's Ally. Please help me.' A ghostly, sobbing voice is detected from the depths of Russia's Kola super deep borehole - 9 miles down. A Russian team is dispatched in a desperate rescue mission to find the woman. But how did she get there? And...

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Fear no evil by James Patterson

Fear no evil

James Patterson

Audio CD

"Dr Alex Cross and Detective John Sampson venture into the rugged Montana wilderness - where they will be the prey. They're not on the job, but on a personal mission. Until they're attacked by two rival teams of assassins, controlled by the same mastermind...

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The Women of Rothschild by Natalie Livingstone

The Women of Rothschild

Natalie Livingstone

Audio CD

"The family that rose from the Frankfurt ghetto to become synonymous with wealth and power has been much mythologised. Yet half the Rothschilds, the women, remain virtually unknown. Natalie Livingstone follows the extraordinary lives of the English branch...

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The music maker of Auschwitz IV by Jaci Byrne

The music maker of Auschwitz IV

Jaci Byrne

Audio CD

"When called up to fight in yet another World War, Drum Major Jackson promised his beloved wife Mabel that he would return to lead his band and play for her once more. In May 1940, he was captured at Dunkirk and interned in several German forced labour...

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Better off dead by Lee Child

Better off dead

Lee Child

Audio CD

"Reacher goes where he wants, when he wants. That morning he is heading west, walking under the merciless desert sun - until he comes upon a curious scene. A Jeep has crashed into the only tree for miles around. A woman is slumped over the wheel. Dead?...

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The face of Clara Morgan by J. A. Baker

The face of Clara Morgan

J. A. Baker

Audio CD

"What happens when the past and the present collide? Dominic Rose, a bachelor and teacher, has an antiquated hobby. He studies physiognomy, the art of judging somebody's character by their facial features and expressions. Living in a cottage at the edge...

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The midnight man by Caroline Mitchell

The midnight man

Caroline Mitchell

Audio CD

"On 31st October as the clock struck midnight, Nigel Middleton loaded his gun and shot his parents, wife and two children in Blackhall Manor. He then took his own life. Thirty years later on Halloween night, some teenagers break into the abandoned manor...

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Talking with psychopaths and savages by Christopher Berry-Dee

Talking with psychopaths and savages

Christopher Berry-Dee

Audio CD

"Columbine, Colorado; Hungerford, Berkshire; Christchurch, New Zealand; Oslo and Utøya island, Norway; Dunblane, Scotland; Sandy Hook, Connecticut. All decent, law-abiding places. And all marked by the sudden, brutal mass killings of innocent people ...

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The hidden case of Ewan Forbes by Zoe-Jane Playdon

The hidden case of Ewan Forbes

Zoe-Jane Playdon

Audio CD

"Ewan Forbes was born Elizabeth to a wealthy landowning family in 1912. As young as six, it was clear that the gender assigned to him at birth was incorrect. With the financial means of seeing specialist doctors in Europe and procuring synthetic hormones,...

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Break the Internet by Olivia Yallop

Break the Internet

Olivia Yallop

Audio CD

"Break the Internet takes a deep dive into the influencer industry, tracing its evolution from blogging and legacy social media such as Tumblr to today's world in which YouTube, Instagram and TikTok dominate. Surveying the new media landscape that the...

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Scare me to death by Caroline Carver

Scare me to death

Caroline Carver

Audio CD

"A homemade bomb exploded mid-air, killing 214 people on board. Thirteen people survived. Sixteen years later one of the survivors is found brutally bludgeoned to death. It looks like a crime of passion but DC Lucy Davies knows something is wrong. They...

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The darkest shore by Karen Brooks

The darkest shore

Karen Brooks

Audio CD

"Scotland, 1703: Returning to her home town of Pittenweem, fishwife and widow Sorcha McIntyre knows she faces both censure and mistrust. After all, this is a country where myth and legend are woven into the fabric of the everyday, a time when those who...

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How to do the work by Nicole LePera

How to do the work

Nicole LePera

Audio CD

"As a clinical psychologist, Dr Nicole LePera found herself frustrated by the limitations of traditional psychotherapy. Wanting more for her patients - and for herself - she began a journey to develop a united philosophy of mental, physical and spiri...

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No quarter given by Neil (Communications officer) author. Broadfoot

No quarter given

Neil (Communications officer) author....

Audio CD

Jennifer MacKenzie being hit by a car was a tragic accident. Or so it seemed. Until Connor Fraser is summoned to a meeting with his girlfriend's dad, Duncan Mackenzie, who claims that Jen's accident was actually a message intended for him - and a way...

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The year of lost and found by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

The year of lost and found

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Audio CD

It's business as usual in the sleepy Irish town of Lissbeg, but, as local librarian Hanna Casey gathers material for an exhibition on Ireland's struggle for Independence, secrets revealed in her Great-Aunt's diary expose her own family history of lov...

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The murderess by Jennifer (Romance fiction writer) author. Wells

The murderess

Jennifer (Romance fiction writer) author....

Audio CD

1931. Fifteen-year-old Kate witnesses her mother Millicent push a stranger from a station platform into the path of an oncoming train. There was no warning, seemingly no reason, and absolutely no remorse. 1940. Exactly nine years later, Kate returns to...

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The cult of Osiris by Andy McDermott

The cult of Osiris

Andy McDermott

Audio CD

An archaeological dig is preparing to open the Hall of Records, a repository of ancient knowledge hidden beneath the enigmatic statue. But on the night of the unveiling student Macy Sharif makes a shocking discovery: a religious cult already raiding the...

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Skyjack by K. J. (Novelist) author. Howe

Skyjack

K. J. (Novelist) author. Howe

Audio CD

When Thea Paris's flight is hijacked over the Libyan Desert, her first priority is the two former child soldiers she is escorting to a new life in London. As an international kidnap specialist, Thea Paris negotiates for hostage release as part of her...

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Loaded by Niki Mackay

Loaded

Niki Mackay

Audio CD

Life is tough for Faith Diamond. Growing up on the wrong side of London, with a family incapable of staying on the right side of the law, her future has only ever been about survival. But then a series of prostitutes are found murdered: strangled and...

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Lighting the fuse by Lucy Lewis

Lighting the fuse

Lucy Lewis

Audio CD

In this extraordinary memoir, Lucy Lewis reveals the hidden world of bomb disposal training and how she came to be the UK's first female bomb disposal expert. Lucy's story is full of high stakes and tense situations. Joining the military in the 1980s...

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Bitter flowers by Gunnar Staalesen

Bitter flowers

Gunnar Staalesen

Audio CD

PI Varg Veum has returned to duty following a stint in rehab, but his new composure and resolution are soon threatened when three complex cases arrive on his desk in quick succession. A man is found dead in an elite swimming pool and a young woman has...

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Secrets and promises by Rosie Hendry

Secrets and promises

Rosie Hendry

Audio CD

1944. With deadly doodlebugs terrorising London, Bessie Rushbrook agrees to give shelter to eight-year-old evacuee, Marigold, in her Norfolk home. However, the little girl is no stranger, and Bessie must honour the promise she gave to Marigold's mother,...

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The codebreaker girls by Ellie Curzon

The codebreaker girls

Ellie Curzon

Audio CD

1944. Rosie Sinclair is proud to be doing her bit for the war effort as a driver at Cottisbourne Park - the secret heart of Britain's fight against Germany, where a team of codebreakers are battling to save the country. But when she's given a mission...

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Dublin's girl by Eimear Lawlor

Dublin's girl

Eimear Lawlor

Audio CD

1917. A farm girl from Cavan, Veronica McDermott is desperate to find more to life than peeling potatoes. Persuading her family to let her attend secretarial college in Dublin, she has no idea what she is getting into. Recruited to type for Eamon De ...

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The last bookshop by Emma Young

The last bookshop

Emma Young

Audio CD

Cait is a bookshop owner and book nerd. Her social life revolves around her mobile bookselling service, which hand-picks titles for elderly clients, particularly the grandmotherly June. After a tough decade, Book Fiend is the last bookshop in the cen...

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The last guests by J. P. author. Pomare

The last guests

J. P. author. Pomare

Audio CD

Newlyweds Lina and Cain don't make it out to their vacation home on gorgeous Lake Tarawera as often as they'd like, so when Cain suggests they rent the property out to holidaymakers, Lina reluctantly agrees. While the home has been special to her family...

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The orphan girl by Chrissie Walsh

The orphan girl

Chrissie Walsh

Audio CD

West Yorkshire, 1901. When Eli Simmonite takes in a heavily pregnant woman fleeing from peril, he feels sure no good will come of it. After all, settled folk don't need much reason to take against the travellers, so having one seek safety amongst his...

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Emerald by Iris Gower

Emerald

Iris Gower

Audio CD

Charlotte knew nothing of her parents except that they'd died when she was a child. And when her aunt's will leaves no provision for her, Charlotte must leave the only home she's known for the uncertain protection of an uncle she's never met at his m...

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The baker's girl by Gracie Hart

The baker's girl

Gracie Hart

Audio CD

Meg just wants to keep her family together. Her mother is desperately ill and her sister is still in school, so it is up to her to support them. All Meg knows to do is bake and desperation leads her to Ted Lund, the miserly owner of a local bakery. In...

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Murder on the beach by Daisy White

Murder on the beach

Daisy White

Audio CD

Chloe Canton has settled into life on the island, so when her friend Maria asks her to help with a celebrity wedding, Chloe is delighted. Reality TV stars Lara Turner and Eddie Bristol want a beach wedding and a golden horse, and Chloe is happy to oblige....

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Strictly on ice by Helen Buckley

Strictly on ice

Helen Buckley

Audio CD

Former Olympic skating champion Katie Saunders is well known for her 'ice queen' persona in the press. Perhaps Katie should have forgiven her former skating partner and ex-boyfriend, Alex Michaelson, for the accident that shattered both her ankle and...

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The secret life of Albert Entwistle by Matt (Writer) author. Cain

The secret life of Albert Entwistle

Matt (Writer) author. Cain

Audio CD

Sixty-four-year-old Albert Entwistle has been a postie in a quiet town in Northern England for all his life, living alone since the death of his mam 18 years ago. He keeps himself to himself. He always has. But he's just learned he'll be forced to retire...

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The honour of Rome by Simon Scarrow

The honour of Rome

Simon Scarrow

Audio CD

AD 59. Fifteen years after he fought Britannia's barbarians during the Roman invasion, Centurion Macro is back. There is restlessness amongst the tribes that have supposedly accepted Roman rule, while the atmosphere in Londinium is menacing. Newly di...

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Shadow over Edmund Street by Suzanne Frankham

Shadow over Edmund Street

Suzanne Frankham

Audio CD

Edwina is an old-school battler. Her life revolves around the church and her job unpacking vegetables early in the morning, while around her a new generation turns Ponsonby into a trendy, uber-chic suburb. It is a chance win in a church raffle - a gy...

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Someone I used to know by Paige Toon

Someone I used to know

Paige Toon

Audio CD

Leah loves her parents - but sometimes feels she disappears into the crowd of children they foster. Yet after George arrives, as the angry, troubled boy struggles to come to terms with his circumstances, Leah finds herself drawn closer to him. And when...

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The Russian doll by Marina Palmer

The Russian doll

Marina Palmer

Audio CD

How much did she just say the salary was? When Ruth Miller returns a dropped scarf to Elena Shilkov, she is whisked from a dreary shared house to a world of unimagined luxury. The super-rich Russian wants a new personal assistant and won't take no for...

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Orders to kill by Edward Marston

Orders to kill

Edward Marston

Audio CD

December 1917. Ada Hobbs has cleaned for Dr Tindall for many years and begins this frosty morning like any other day. But it turns out the house is not empty after all. The blood-covered George Tindall is sprawled across the floor. Detective Inspector...

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The Pimlico murder by Mike Hollow

The Pimlico murder

Mike Hollow

Audio CD

Armistice Day 1940. The Blitz Detective John Jago finds himself despatched to Pimlico to investigate a suspicious death. A young man, Terry Watson, has been found in an Anderson shelter, battered about the head, and with two white poppies in his pocket....

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The fire portrait by Barbara Mutch

The fire portrait

Barbara Mutch

Audio CD

When Englishwoman Frances McDonald sets up home in a remote South African hamlet, she is regarded with suspicion by the community. Confined by a marriage of convenience, she seeks an outlet by learning the local language and exhibiting her paintings....

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A marriage of lions by Elizabeth Chadwick

A marriage of lions

Elizabeth Chadwick

Audio CD

England, 1238. Raised at the court of King Henry III as a chamber lady to the queen, young Joanna of Swanscombe's life changes forever when she comes into an inheritance far above all expectations. Now a wealthy heiress, Joanna's arranged marriage to...

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Till death do us part by John Dickson Carr

Till death do us part

John Dickson Carr

Audio CD

Crime author Dick Markham is in love again; his fiancée, Lesley Grant, the mysterious newcomer to the village. When Grant accidentally shoots a fortune teller through the side of his tent at the local fair - following a very strange reaction to his p...

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Queen of thieves by Beezy Marsh

Queen of thieves

Beezy Marsh

Audio CD

London, 1946. Alice Diamond, the Queen of the Forty Thieves, rules over her gang of hoisters with a bejewelled fist. Nell is a slum girl from Waterloo, hiding a secret pregnancy and facing a desperately uncertain future. Sensing an opportunity to exp...

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Standing alone by Stephen Leather

Standing alone

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

A Navy SEAL has gone rogue, selling his skills to the highest bidder as a professional assassin. Ryan French no longer cares who he kills so long as the price is right. His former bosses want him taken down, and SAS trooper Matt 'Lastman' Standing is...

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The wish by Nicholas Sparks

The wish

Nicholas Sparks

Audio CD

More than two decades ago, Maggie fell in love. She was 16 and far from home, waiting to give her baby up for adoption. Bryce showed Maggie how to take photographs, and he didn't judge her for her situation. They had the perfect first kiss. Now, as Maggie...

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Black drop by Leonora Nattrass

Black drop

Leonora Nattrass

Audio CD

July 1794, and the streets of London are filled with rumours of revolution. Laurence Jago - clerk to the Foreign Office - is ever more reliant on the Black Drop to ease his nightmares. A highly sensitive letter has been leaked to the press, and Laurence...

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A year on our farm by Matt Baker

A year on our farm

Matt Baker

Audio CD

Matt Baker is happiest on the farm. Away from the bright lights of hosting our favourite television programmes, he is often in the company of his family, dogs, and a whole host of wildlife in the farm's ancient woodland. Now, following the ever-chang...

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The curious dispatch of Daniel Costello by Chris McDonald

The curious dispatch of Daniel Costello

Chris McDonald

Audio CD

Wedding bells are chiming in the idyllic, coastal town of Stonebridge. For Sam and Emily, it should be the happiest day of their lives. But, on the morning of the ceremony, the best man is found dead. The police quickly write his death off as a tragi...

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Demon by Matt Wesolowski

Demon

Matt Wesolowski

Audio CD

In 1995, twelve-year-old Sidney Parsons was savagely murdered by two boys his own age. No reason was ever given for this terrible crime, and the 'Demonic Duo' who killed him were imprisoned until their release in 2002, when they were given new identities...

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Bruno's challenge by Martin Walker

Bruno's challenge

Martin Walker

Audio CD

A bumper collection of delightful stories featuring Bruno, Chief of Police and France's favourite cop, all set in the beautiful Dordogne valley and the ravishing Périgord region of the south west. Here is a landscape of meandering rivers with medieval...

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You can run by Karen Cleveland

You can run

Karen Cleveland

Audio CD

'We have your son.' CIA analyst Jill Bailey has her life turned upside down by the voice at the end of the phone. In a split second she must decide whether to save her child, or protect her country. Years later, Jill has a new home, a new town, and a...

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The Windsor knot by S. J. (Sophia J.) Bennett

The Windsor knot

S. J. (Sophia J.) Bennett

Audio CD

It is the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations. But the preparations are interrupted when a guest is found dead in one of the Castle bedrooms. The scene suggests the young Russian ...

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The Christmas bookshop by Jenny Colgan

The Christmas bookshop

Jenny Colgan

Audio CD

"Carmen has always worked in her local department store. So, when the gorgeous old building closes its doors for good, she is more than a little lost. When her sister, Sofia, mentions an opportunity in Edinburgh - a cute little bookshop, the spare room...

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Silverview by John Le Carré

Silverview

John Le Carré

Audio CD

"Julian Lawndsley has renounced his high-flying job in the city for a simpler life running a bookshop in a small English seaside town. But only a couple of months into his new career, Julian's evening is disrupted by a visitor. Edward, a Polish émigré...

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The judge's list by John Grisham

The judge's list

John Grisham

Audio CD

"In The Whistler, Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she is tired of...

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Her heart for a compass by Sarah Ferguson

Her heart for a compass

Sarah Ferguson

Audio CD

"The second daughter of the Queens' close friend, the Scottish Duke of Buccleuch, Lady Margaret Montagu Scott is expected to make an advantageous marriage. But Margaret is an impulsive and outspoken girl in a repressive society where women are, quite...

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