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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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Hive of lies  by Diane (Author) Robinson

Hive of lies

Diane (Author) Robinson

Book

"Who knew accounting could be dangerous? Could Claire Connor's first day at her new job get any worse? Hostile staff, an embarrassing skirt incident ... But then the body of her friend Anne is found at a honey-producer client, apparently stung to death....

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Secrets my mothers kept  by Rebecca Tucker

Secrets my mothers kept

Rebecca Tucker

Book

"Austin Nobel is preparing for a summer trip to France, which includes obtaining a passport. However, when she receives her birth certificate in the mail with the wrong name on it, Austin uncovers that she was adopted, something her parents had kept ...

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When the Missouri ran red  by Jim R. Woolard

When the Missouri ran red

Jim R. Woolard

Book

"Autumn, 1864. Rebel bushwhackers have seized and looted a small town in Missouri. Wounded and left for dead by his half-brother, seventeen-year-old Owen Wainwright is captured and conscripted by the Confederate Army. As the troops' blacksmith, he wi...

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High jinx  by Kelley Armstrong

High jinx

Kelley Armstrong

Book

"Curse weaver Kennedy Bennett has re-settled into her beloved hometown and opened a shop selling previously hexed antiques. When she fails to win an online auction for a notorious cursed painting, Aiden Connolly--the wealthy and swoon-worthy luck worker...

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The Russian doll  by Marina Palmer

The Russian doll

Marina Palmer

Book

"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 an answer. Ruth gets accommodation, a c...

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Count to three  by Theresa Ragan

Count to three

Theresa Ragan

Book

"On her first day of kindergarten, five-year-old Tinsley disappeared without a trace... Five agonizing years later, her divorced mother, Dani Callahan, is a private investigator. She and Quinn Sullivan, a promising young assistant determined to prove...

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MagicLand  by Charles Bastille

MagicLand

Charles Bastille

Book

"On a future Earth where magic and technology have been at war for two thousand years, can one kiss change the fate of the world? When a young actor from Gath crash lands outside the magic land known as Moria, he's rescued by a young Morian priestess...

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To all the dogs I've loved before  by Lizzie Shane

To all the dogs I've loved before

Lizzie Shane

Book

"The last person librarian Elinor Rodriguez wants to spend time with is her first love, Levi Jackson, but it seems her mischievous rescue dog has other ideas. Without fail, Dory slips from the house whenever Elinor's back is turned. And in Pine Hollow,...

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In fury born  by David Weber

In fury born

David Weber

Book

"Zhikotse. Shallingsport. Louvain. Sacred fields of battle on far-flung worlds where warriors of the Imperial Cadre spent blood and lives defending human civilization. Alicia DeVries was there; she led the charge. Her reward? Betrayal by a deceitful ...

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Read between the lines  by Rachel Lacey

Read between the lines

Rachel Lacey

Book

"Ever since Rosie Taft took over her mother's Manhattan bookstore, the books there have become her home. The only thing missing is her own real-life romance. She's struck up a flirty online friendship with lesbian romance author Brie, and what could be...

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The hanged man of Conakry  by Jean-Christophe Rufin

The hanged man of Conakry

Jean-Christophe Rufin

Book

"Something has got Aurel Timescu's attention: an unsolved and apparently unsolvable crime. A vacationer has been found hanged. And it is a crime that will go unpunished if Aurel isn't ready for the fight of his life. Aurel Timescu's French is tinged with...

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The meeting point  by Olivia Lara

The meeting point

Olivia Lara

Book

"What if the Lift driver who finds your cheating boyfriend's phone holds the directions to true love? 'Who are you and why do you have my boyfriend's phone?' 'He left it in my car. You must be the blonde in the red dress? I'm the Lift driver who dropped...

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Tempted by the runes  by Christina Courtenay

Tempted by the runes

Christina Courtenay

Book

"Madison Berger is visiting Dublin with her family for a Viking re-enactment festival, when she chances upon a small knife embedded in the banks of the Liffey. Maddie recognises what the runes on the knife's handle signify: the chance to have her own...

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The jam factory girls fight back  by Mary Wood

The jam factory girls fight back

Mary Wood

Book

"Can they claim what is rightfully theirs? From the moment Len came into their lives, everything changed for Millie and Elsie. Both fell in love with him, but he chose Millie, because of her attractive legacy - the Jam Factory. Millie's expecting Len's...

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Boy underground  by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Boy underground

Catherine Ryan Hyde

Book

"1941. Steven Katz is the son of prosperous landowners. Although his parents don't approve, he's found true friends in Nick, Suki, and Ollie, sons of field workers. But Steven is in turmoil as he begins to acknowledge feelings for Nick amount to more...

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Winter at Cliff's End Cottage  by Sheila Norton

Winter at Cliff's End Cottage

Sheila Norton

Book

"Cliff's End Cottage is a local landmark. Perched on the South Devon coast, its garden has begun slowly toppling into the sea, yet the elderly and infamously stubborn owner Stella refuses to leave her home. When Holly, a young journalist and single m...

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The Arctic Curry Club  by Dani Redd

The Arctic Curry Club

Dani Redd

Book

"'For my whole life I had been looking for home. But why would that be in a place that I'd left? Perhaps I had to keep moving forward in order to find it...' Soon after upending her life to accompany her boyfriend Ryan to the Arctic, Maya realises it's...

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Where God does not walk  by Luke McCallin

Where God does not walk

Luke McCallin

Book

"The Western Front, July 1918. Gregor Reinhardt is a young lieutenant in a stormtrooper battalion on the Western Front when one of his subordinates is accused of murdering a group of officers, and then subsequently trying to take his own life. Not wanting...

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Secrets and lies  by Stephanie Harte

Secrets and lies

Stephanie Harte

Book

"When everyone else is lying to him, she's the only person he can trust. But how can he be honest with her when his lies are the only thing keeping her safe...? Ambitious middleman Conor Baxter is determined to become his own master. He's done being ...

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A little bird  by Wendy (Novelist) James

A little bird

Wendy (Novelist) James

Book

"Running from a bad relationship, journalist Jo Sharpe heads home to Arthurville, the drought-stricken town she turned her back on years earlier. While some things have changed--her relationship with her ailing, crotchety father, her new job at the c...

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The waste land  by Tim Hodkinson

The waste land

Tim Hodkinson

Book

"1316 AD. Richard Savage thought he had left the war in Ireland behind, but arch enemy Edward Bruce won't let him just walk away. Savage stole something from him, and he'll get it back at any cost. To force Savage's return, Bruce takes what is most dear...

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The Russian wife  by Barry Maitland

The Russian wife

Barry Maitland

Book

"When the Russian wife of the owner of one of the most valuable private collections of modern art in the UK is found dead, Detective Chief Inspector David Brock is drawn into a high-stakes world very different to his own. From the dealers and galleries...

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Kill your brother  by Jack Heath

Kill your brother

Jack Heath

Book

"After months of searching, disgraced athlete Elise Glyk has finally found her missing brother, Callum. He's being held in a backyard prison by Stephanie Hartnell, a former sheep farmer with an axe to grind. But before she can free Callum or call for...

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Rushed  by Aurora Rose Reynolds

Rushed

Aurora Rose Reynolds

Book

"Cybil is the queen of bad timing. First, her fiancé breaks up with her days before their wedding. Next, she's stuck going on a couples retreat in the Montana wilderness alone. And worst of all, now she's fighting a growing attraction to the wilderne...

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Monument  by Howard Owen

Monument

Howard Owen

Book

"Richmond is shut down and masked up amid the COVID pandemic. Then, Black Lives Matter outrage evolves into an attack on the Confederate monuments that have long been despised by much of the city population. What else could happen? Willie Black, night...

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The Hawthorne School  by Sylvie Perry

The Hawthorne School

Sylvie Perry

Book

"Claudia Morgan is a single parent trying the best that she can, but her four-year-old son, Henry, is a handful. When Claudia hears about a school with an atypical teaching style, she has to visit. The Hawthorne School is good for Henry. But there's ...

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The village of eight graves  by Seishi Yokomizo

The village of eight graves

Seishi Yokomizo

Book

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

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Pride and prejudice on social media  by Sarah (Science communicator) Day

Pride and prejudice on social media

Sarah (Science communicator) Day

Book

"Elizabeth Bennet has politely declined your friend request and asks that you do not slide into her DMs again. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, will probably be verified on social media. The c...

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Fancy meeting you here  by Ali Berg

Fancy meeting you here

Ali Berg

Book

"Sometimes the man of your dreams is standing right in front of you... only ten years in the past. Evie is a thirty-year-old wannabe screenwriter who spends her days managing a London cinema bar, working on a podcast with her best friend Ben, and reading...

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Fates and fortunes in Little Woodford  by Catherine Jones

Fates and fortunes in Little Woodford

Catherine Jones

Book

"Summer is approaching in the market town of Little Woodford, which can only mean one thing: the town fete! But the winds of change are blowing through the sleepy town high street and trouble is on the horizon... Two hot properties have come up for sale:...

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Shriek  by Jeff VanderMeer

Shriek

Jeff VanderMeer

Book

"Janice Shriek, ex-society figure, narrates this tale with flamboyant intensity and under increasingly urgent conditions. We follow the adventures of her brother Duncan, an historian obsessed with a doomed love affair, and learn of a secret that may kill...

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The redemption of Philip Thane  by Lisa Berne

The redemption of Philip Thane

Lisa Berne

Book

"Philip Thane--rogue, rake and scoundrel extraordinaire--hadn't wanted to visit some dumpy provincial town to give a speech, but he'd struck a devil's bargain with old Henrietta Penhallow, the imperious family matriarch. Nor did he expect that once he...

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Reckless  by Selena Montgomery

Reckless

Selena Montgomery

Book

"Independent, stunning, and smart, Kell Jameson has the life she's always dreamed about. A partner at a prestigious Atlanta law firm that represents famous--if guilty--clients, she's far from her days as a lonely orphan in rural Georgia. But one frantic...

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The child  by Kjersti A. Skomsvold

The child

Kjersti A. Skomsvold

Book

"A young mother speaks to her second born child. Since the drama of childbirth, all feels calm. The world is new and full of surprises, even though dangers lurk behind every corner; a car out of control, disease ever-present in the air, the unforgiving...

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The secrets of Latimer House  by Jules Wake

The secrets of Latimer House

Jules Wake

Book

"In the war against Hitler every secret counts... Society heiress Evelyn Brooke-Edwards is a skilled interrogator - her beauty making her a non-threat in the eyes of the prisoners. Farm girl Betty Connors may not be able to type as she claimed, but her...

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Trail of destruction  by Tracy Buchanan

Trail of destruction

Tracy Buchanan

Book

"Eager for distraction in the aftermath of her messy divorce, Ellie Mileham dives into moderating the petty squabbles on her local Facebook group. When a prankster starts trolling uptight members, it's a welcome diversion at first. But then the war of...

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Pride, prejudice, and peril  by Katie Oliver

Pride, prejudice, and peril

Katie Oliver

Book

"Phaedra Brighton is perfectly content with her life of lecturing college students, gossiping with her best friends, and dreaming of Mr. Darcy. As a young, respected (if somewhat peculiar) English professor, her expertise lies in all things Jane Austen...

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Discordia  by K. S. Merbeth

Discordia

K. S. Merbeth

Book

"Scorpia is finally back among the stars, far away from the memories of the war she and her family started - and ended - on Nibiru. Her first order as captain of the Memoria is to keep her crew safe, and she is all too happy not to get involved in da...

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The great Gatz  by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

The great Gatz

Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Book

"The Man is happy, The Woman is happy. That means Gatz is happy. He'd like to forget about the trouble he made to get them back together--only slightly ashamed at his antics--and focus on the future. The Woman and New Man are about to get married, after...

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Daughters of war  by Lizzie Page

Daughters of war

Lizzie Page

Book

"As a teenager in Chicago, May always dreamed of traveling the world. So when she falls in love with George Turner, she can't wait to return to London as his wife. Two beautiful daughters follow, but George isn't the husband he promised to be. Ten years...

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Winter water  by Susanne Jansson

Winter water

Susanne Jansson

Book

"Martin, who has always been drawn to the ocean, moves his wife Alexandra and their two young children move to his family's idyllic summer cottage in the picturesque island village of Orust, on the west coast of Sweden. Martin begins to cultivate a m...

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Tell me how to be  by Neel Patel

Tell me how to be

Neel Patel

Book

"Renu Amin always seemed perfect: doting husband, beautiful house, healthy sons. But as the one-year anniversary of her husband's death approaches, Renu is binge-watching soap operas and simmering with old resentments. She can't stop wondering if, th...

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A Cornish homecoming  by Terri Nixon

A Cornish homecoming

Terri Nixon

Book

"Liverpool, 1930. Reformed con-artist Leah Marshall has long yearned for the thrills of her former life. Now she has the chance to relive it all as an exciting new 'game' beckons, but she soon discovers the rules have changed. Back home in Cornwall, the...

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Original sin  by D. P. Lyle

Original sin

D. P. Lyle

Book

"Samantha Cody thought she was done with trouble when she quit her job as Deputy and watched a dirt ball Sheriff take over Mercer's Corner, but she can't seem to stay away. When Sam's longtime friend and former boxing buddy, Dr. Lucy Wagner, finds her...

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Where you come from  by Saša Stanišić

Where you come from

Saša Stanišić

Book

"Saša Stanišic's Where You Come From is a novel about a village where only thirteen people remain, a country that no longer exists, a shattered family that is his own. Blending autofiction, fable, and choose-your-own-adventure, Stanišic traces a fami...

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No one notices the boys  by Michelle Birkby

No one notices the boys

Michelle Birkby

Book

"As Sherlock and Watson return from the famous Hound of the Baskervilles case, Mrs Hudson and Mary must face their own Hound, in the swirling fog of Victorian London . . . When Mrs Hudson falls ill, she is taken into a private ward at St Barts hospit...

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Absence of mallets  by Kate Carlisle

Absence of mallets

Kate Carlisle

Book

"Shannon could not be happier that her hunky thriller-writing boyfriend, Mac, has moved in, and it is a good thing they are living together because they are both busier than ever. Mac is hosting writing retreats at his now vacant lighthouse mansion, ...

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City of time and magic  by Paula Brackston

City of time and magic

Paula Brackston

Book

"Paula Brackston's City of Time and Magic is the next installment in the time-traveling Found Things Series. City of Time and Magic sees Xanthe face her greatest challenges yet. She must choose from three treasures that sing to her; a beautiful writing...

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Alien hostiles  by Ian Douglas

Alien hostiles

Ian Douglas

Book

"The continuing story of Navy SEAL Lieutenant Commander Mark Hunter and his team as they must leave Earth to fight the Saurians and a colony of expatriate Nazis."--Provided by publisher.

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Gears of war  by Michael A. Stackpole

Gears of war

Michael A. Stackpole

Book

"The Locust War has ended with an energy weapon that pulsed across the land, destroying Locust and Lambent alike. The world is in shambles and the few survivors are isolated from one another. Humanity must begin anew. This novel reveals the canonical...

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Killer words  by V. M. Burns

Killer words

V. M. Burns

Book

"Sam and Nana Jo are back in sleepy North Harbor, Michigan, where Sam is eagerly awaiting the publication of her first book. In search of more Sam and Nana Jo are back in sleepy North Harbor, Michigan, where Sam is eagerly awaiting the publication of...

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The Museum of Rain  by Dave Eggers

The Museum of Rain

Dave Eggers

Book

"Oisín Mahoney is an American Army vet in his 70s who is asked to lead a group of young grand-nieces and grand-nephews on a walk through the hills of California's Central Coast. Walking toward a setting sun, their destination is a place called The Museum...

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Enemy at the gates  by Kyle Mills

Enemy at the gates

Kyle Mills

Book

"Mitch Rapp has worked for a number of presidents over his career, but Anthony Cook is unlike any he's encountered before. Cunning and autocratic, he feels no loyalty to America's institutions and is distrustful of the influence Rapp and CIA director...

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Darkness falls  by David John Mark

Darkness falls

David John Mark

Book

"Newly appointed DS McAvoy is an outsider to his new force and must confront his darkest fears, while hunting a killer that nobody else believes in. In a landscape at once tender and brutal, McAvoy must tread the path between the darkness and the light,...

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The silent friend  by Diane Jeffrey

The silent friend

Diane Jeffrey

Book

"Tragedy brought them together. The truth will tear them apart. It's supposed to be Laura's dream holiday: a trip to France with a group of friends to see their favourite band play live. But the holiday quickly turns to disaster, and Laura is left haunted...

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The bone cay  by Eliza Nellums

The bone cay

Eliza Nellums

Book

"Magda Trudell is the present-day caretaker of Whimbrel Estate, the Key West home of the famous poet Isobel Reyes. Isobel's suicide at the residence in 1918 has nearly overshadowed her creative legacy - but Magda, a botanist and avid historian, is de...

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They can't take your name  by Robert Justice

They can't take your name

Robert Justice

Book

"Inspired by the atmospheric poetry of Langston Hughes and set in the heart of Denver's black community, this gripping crime novel pits three characters in a race against time to thwart a gross miscarriage of justice - and a crooked detective who wre...

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How to book a murder  by Cynthia Kuhn

How to book a murder

Cynthia Kuhn

Book

"To help save her family's floundering Colorado bookstore, Starlit Bookshop, Emma Starrs agrees to plan a mystery-themed dinner party for her wealthy friend Tabitha Baxter. Tabitha's husband Tip hosts the affair, in the guise of Edgar Allan Poe's detective...

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Hidden treasures  by Michelle Adams

Hidden treasures

Michelle Adams

Book

"Once upon a time, in a small village in southern France, a pretty, willful English girl is falling in love. Frances Langley has fallen under Benoit's romantic spell, so sure is she that he is everything she's ever wanted - a self-assured, sexy man,....

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Children of fortune  by Valerie Wood

Children of fortune

Valerie Wood

Book

"1864: Following the untimely death of her cold-hearted husband, Beatrix and her three children are finally free. While Ambrose has already determined his path in life, eldest son Laurie's future is less certain. With the responsibility of the family...

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The extinction trials  by A. G. Riddle

The extinction trials

A. G. Riddle

Book

"After a mysterious global event known only as "The Change," six strangers wake up in an underground research facility. They soon learn that they're part of the Extinction Trials - a scientific experiment to restart the human race. But the Extinction...

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The baker's girl  by Gracie Hart

The baker's girl

Gracie Hart

Book

"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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For the love of Lilah  by Nora Roberts

For the love of Lilah

Nora Roberts

Book

"During a storm off the coast of Maine where her home, the Towers, stands, Lilah Calhoun rescued a mysterious stranger from the turbulent sea. Professor Max Quartermain believes he hallucinated the beautiful mermaid who rescued him from certain death....

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The Enlightenment Project  by Lynn S. Hightower

The Enlightenment Project

Lynn S. Hightower

Book

"Noah Archer is a renowned neurosurgeon, with an impressive success record. He has a happy home, with his beloved wife Moira, their two adopted sons, and a dog who's a very good girl. But Noah keeps a dark secret, shared only with his old friend Father...

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Spring of hope  by Cora Harrison

Spring of hope

Cora Harrison

Book

"March, 1859. After the 'Great Stink' of the previous summer when Parliament was overwhelmed by the stench of sewage from the River Thames, and with cholera running rife throughout the city, Charles Dickens has a new enthusiasm. Having formed a firm ...

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The blood covenant  by Chris Nickson

The blood covenant

Chris Nickson

Book

"Leeds. November, 1823. When a doctor from the infirmary tells thief-taker Simon Westow about the brutal deaths of two young boys at the hands of a mill overseer, Simon's painful memories of his childhood reawaken. Unable to sleep, he goes for a walk...

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Almost a whisper  by Priscilla Masters

Almost a whisper

Priscilla Masters

Book

"A young woman is moving dangerously close to the edge of the rock face, pushing a stroller with a child strapped in it towards the steep drop. She has blood on her clothes. Is she a victim or a would-be killer? Detective Inspector Joanna Piercy takes...

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Such a winter's day  by Carlene Thompson

Such a winter's day

Carlene Thompson

Book

"Nine and a half years ago, Juliet's talented brother Fin should have returned home. He didn't. When Juliet set out to find him that snowy winter evening, she made a devastating discovery. Now, Juliet returns to the small town of Parrish, Ohio to celebrate...

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Murder in the park  by Jeanne M. Dams

Murder in the park

Jeanne M. Dams

Book

"June, 1925. Having been widowed in the First World War, Elizabeth Fairchild lives a quiet life at the home of her wealthy parents in genteel Oak Park Village, Illinois. Although she does her best to avoid emotional entanglements, determined never to...

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The hanged man's tale  by Gerald Jay

The hanged man's tale

Gerald Jay

Book

"A murdered man is discovered dangling inside the tunnels of a Paris canal - the only clue, the tarot card in his pockets: the Hanged Man. When an innocent suspect is railroaded into prison for the homicide, Mazarelle sets off on the hunt for the real...

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Dark night  by Paige Shelton

Dark night

Paige Shelton

Book

"The third book in the gripping, atmospheric Alaska Wild series, in which Benedict, Alaska is met with some unexpected visitors...and then disappearances. Winter is falling in the remote town of Benedict, Alaska, and with the cold comes a mysterious guest....

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The cosy cottage in Ireland  by Julie Caplin

The cosy cottage in Ireland

Julie Caplin

Book

"Talented lawyer Hannah Campbell wants a change in her workaholic Manchester life - so she books herself a place at the world-renowned Killorgally Cookery School in County Kerry. But on her first night In Ireland, sampling the delights of Dublin, Hannah...

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Farringdon's fate  by Linda Finlay

Farringdon's fate

Linda Finlay

Book

"Nettlecombe Manor, nestled in the rolling hills of Devon, is home to the Lord Farringdon and his second wife, Lady Charlotte. As if running the vast estate wasn't enough, Lord Farringdon has five daughters to keep him busy. Lady Charlotte is determined...

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Peaces  by Helen Oyeyemi

Peaces

Helen Oyeyemi

Book

"Peaces is the story of Otto and Xavier Shin, a couple who embark on a mysterious train journey that takes them far beyond any destination they could have anticipated. As the carriages roll along they discover each is more curious and fascinating than...

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子弟  by 潘一掷

子弟

潘一掷

Book

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Fit  by Sammy Wright

Fit

Sammy Wright

Book

"This powerful, tender debut novel tells the story of the complicated fallout when a girl is plucked from her foster home into a dazzling new life in London as a model. A biting look at the realities of the comforting Cinderella stories we tell ourselves,...

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What the cat dragged in  by Kate McMurray

What the cat dragged in

Kate McMurray

Book

"Paige Danvers has a rough track record with romance and a tendency to stumble into drama. As her relationship drama spills over into her job at the Whitman Street Cat Café, Paige feels like she might be on thin ice with her boss and close friend, La...

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The lost child  by Elizabeth Gill

The lost child

Elizabeth Gill

Book

"After a childhood of poverty, can they change their fates? After a traumatic incident, a woman gives birth to a child and is persuaded by her husband to give him up to a local couple. On the same dark and stormy night, a local pit owner turns his wife...

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A bad business  by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

A bad business

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Book

"A stunning new edition featuring fresh translations of six of this classic Russian writer's most thrilling short stories in a beautiful Pushkin Collection edition. This vivid collection of new translations by Nicolas Pasternak Slater and Maya Slater...

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The hunted  by Lisa Childs

The hunted

Lisa Childs

Book

"The pressures of fame and an obsessive stalker have driven pop star Olivia Smith to take shelter at Halcyon Hall, an exclusive spa on a remote island off the coast of Maine. Yet from the moment she arrives, there are rumors about women disappearing,...

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A Post Office Christmas  by Poppy Cooper

A Post Office Christmas

Poppy Cooper

Book

"1915. After the recent dramatic events at the Home Depot, Milly Woods is looking forward to spending as much time as possible with her Post Office girls, Nora and Beth - known as Liza to her friends. With Christmas fast approaching, their job of get...

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Psychopaths anonymous  by Will (Detective fiction writer) Carver

Psychopaths anonymous

Will (Detective fiction writer) Car...

Book

"Maeve has everything. A high-powered job, a beautiful home, a string of uncomplicated one-night encounters. She's also an addict: A functioning alcoholic with a dependence on sex and an insatiable appetite for killing men. When she can't find a support...

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Absynthe  by Brendan P. Bellecourt

Absynthe

Brendan P. Bellecourt

Book

"Liam Mulcahey, a reclusive, shell-shocked veteran, remembers little of the Great War. Ten years later, when he is caught in a brutal attack on a Chicago speakeasy, Liam is saved by Grace, an alluring heiress who's able to cast illusions. Though the ...

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The second shooter  by Nick Mamatas

The second shooter

Nick Mamatas

Book

"In the first reports of every mass shooting, there's always mention of a second shooter--two sets of gunshots, a figure seen fleeing the scene--and they always seem to evaporate as events are pieced together. Commissioned by a fringe publisher to in...

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Bear a wee grudge  by Meg Macy

Bear a wee grudge

Meg Macy

Book

"It's springtime in Silver Hollow, Michigan, and Sasha is looking forward to the village's inaugural Highland Fling weekend. Plans are underway for a Kilted 5K, athletic competitions, dancing, live music, and even a Hurl-the-Haggis contest. Meanwhile,...

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An Italian scandal  by Cecil Cameron

An Italian scandal

Cecil Cameron

Book

"London 1859. Carina Temple has put away the stifling black crepe demanded by the death of her father - but with it she has also cast aside society's expectations of what a single young lady should be and do. When Carina's uncle summons her to Belgrave...

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The olive grove  by Eva Glyn

The olive grove

Eva Glyn

Book

"Antonia Butler is on the brink of a life-changing decision and a job advert looking for a multilingual housekeeper at a beautifully renovated Croatian farmhouse, Vila Maslina, is one she can't ignore. Arriving on the tiny picturesque island of Korču...

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The devil to pay  by Barbara Fradkin

The devil to pay

Barbara Fradkin

Book

"Impetuous, exasperating Ottawa Police Inspector Michael Green returns and unwittingly puts his daughter, a rookie patrol officer, in the line of fire. Sidelined to administrative duties, Inspector Michael Green misses the thrill of the chase. So when...

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A counterfeit suitor  by Darcie Wilde

A counterfeit suitor

Darcie Wilde

Book

"It is every mama's dearest wish that her daughter marries well. But how to ensure that a seemingly earnest suitor is not merely a fortune hunter? Rosalind is involved in just such a case, discreetly investigating a client's prospective son-in-law, when...

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Finding paradise  by Barbara Dunlop

Finding paradise

Barbara Dunlop

Book

"Accomplished Los Angeles lawyer Marnie Anton has always been sensible, but when her friend Mia Westberg asks for help with a ridiculous matchmaking project, she can't say no. The idea of transporting city girls into the small town of Paradise, Alaska,...

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The last one  by Fatima Daas

The last one

Fatima Daas

Book

"Drawn from the author's experiences growing up in a Paris banlieue, a powerful, lyric debut that explores the diverse, often conflicting facets of her identity--French, Algerian, Muslim, lesbian. The youngest daughter of Algerian immigrants, Fatima Daas...

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How to survive a modern-day fairy tale  by Elle (Romance writer) Cruz

How to survive a modern-day fairy tale

Elle (Romance writer) Cruz

Book

"Claire Ventura is... a quirky, people-pleasing bookworm with a loving yet obliviously intrusive family and a passion for cookie decorating - all rolled into a five-foot-two Filipina American fueled by chamomile tea. Then she meets Nate, billionaire CEO...

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Nanny dearest  by Flora Collins

Nanny dearest

Flora Collins

Book

"Sue Keller is lost. When her father dies suddenly, she's orphaned in her mid-twenties ... Then Sue meets Annie. It's been twenty years ... She was Sue's live-in nanny at their big house upstate, and she loved Sue like she was her own ... Sue is only...

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The Sisters Sweet  by Elizabeth Weiss

The Sisters Sweet

Elizabeth Weiss

Book

"All Harriet Szász has ever known is life onstage with her twin sister, Josie. As "The Sisters Sweet," they pose as conjoined twins in a vaudeville act conceived of by their ambitious father and managed by their practical mother, who were once theatrical...

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Mimi Lee cracks the code  by Jennifer J. Chow

Mimi Lee cracks the code

Jennifer J. Chow

Book

"Mimi Lee just found an extra perk to being a pet groomer at Hollywoof (other than cuddling animals all day long, that is). Pixie St. James, one of Mimi's clients and also the investor behind Hollywoof, has offered her and her boyfriend, Josh, a week...

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A woman made of snow  by Elisabeth Gifford

A woman made of snow

Elisabeth Gifford

Book

"Scotland, 1949: Caroline Gillan and her new husband Alasdair have moved back to Kelly Castle, his dilapidated family estate in the middle of nowhere. Stuck caring for their tiny baby, and trying to find her way with an opinionated mother-in-law, Car...

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Something quite beautiful  by Amanda Prowse

Something quite beautiful

Amanda Prowse

Book

"Funny, heart-warming and moving, these seven short stories are the perfect excuse for a bit of me-time."--

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The wicked widow  by Beatriz Williams

The wicked widow

Beatriz Williams

Book

"June 1925. Audacious Appalachian flapper Geneva "Gin" Kelly prepares to trade her high-flying ways for respectable marriage to Oliver Anson Marshall, a steadfast Prohibition agent who happens to hail from one of New York's most distinguished families....

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A question of guilt  by Jørn Lier Horst

A question of guilt

Jørn Lier Horst

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"In 1999, seventeen-year-old Tone Vaterland was killed on her way home from work. Desperate for a conviction the police deemed the investigation an open-and-shut case and sent her spurned boyfriend, Danny Momrak, down for murder. But twenty years later...

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Arctic Sea  by David Poyer

Arctic Sea

David Poyer

Book

"New threats surface in the aftermath of WWIII-this time, in the remote waters of the Arctic. Arctic Sea is the next thrilling entry in David Poyer's critically-acclaimed future war series. In the aftermath of a world war with China, Admiral Dan Lenson...

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