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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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Grievers  by Adrienne M. Brown

Grievers

Adrienne M. Brown

Book

"Dune's mother is patient zero of a mysterious illness that stops people in their tracks -- in mid-sentence, mid-action, mid-life -- casting them into a nonresponsive state from which no one recovers. Dune must navigate poverty and the loss of her mother...

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Sherlock Holmes  by Tim (Science fiction writer) Major

Sherlock Holmes

Tim (Science fiction writer) Major

Book

"May 1898: Sherlock Holmes investigates a murder stolen from a writer's research. Abigail Moone presents an unusual problem at Baker Street. She is a writer of mystery stories under a male pseudonym, and gets her ideas following real people and imagining...

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Halloween party murder

Halloween party murder

Book

"Small town traditions are celebrated throughout Maine during the holiday season. But when it comes to Halloween, some people are more than willing to reap a harvest of murder... HALLOWEEN PARTY MURDER by LESLIE MEIER: Tinker's Cove newest residents Ty...

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The chateau  by Catherine Cooper

The chateau

Catherine Cooper

Book

"They thought it was perfect. They were wrong... A glamorous chateau. Aura and Nick don't talk about what happened in England. They've bought a chateau in France to make a fresh start, and their kids need them to stay together - whatever it costs. A couple...

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A fire in the night  by Christopher Swann

A fire in the night

Christopher Swann

Book

"By the time the call came, her parents' fate was sealed, but sixteen-year-old Annalise escaped the deadly fire with her life--and an encrypted flash drive containing a cache of stolen information someone is willing to kill for. At the scene of the crime,...

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Beneath the marigolds  by Emily C. Whitson

Beneath the marigolds

Emily C. Whitson

Book

"When Reese Marigold goes missing from a singles' retreat on an island off the coast of Hawaii, her friend Ann Stone goes after her. When she infiltrates the retreat, Ann quickly realizes this isn't an ordinary gathering for those looking for love, or...

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Shot caller  by Jen J. Danna

Shot caller

Jen J. Danna

Book

"On Rikers Island, tensions always run high, especially in the Enhanced Supervision Housing unit. The ESH is home to Rikers' most dangerous offenders, many of them members of rival street gangs. When Gemma Capello and her team get word of an uprising...

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When sorrows come  by Seanan McGuire

When sorrows come

Seanan McGuire

Book

"It's hard to be a hero. There's always something needing October 'Toby' Daye's attention, and her own desires tend to fall by the wayside in favor of solving the Kingdom's problems. That includes the desire to marry her long-time suitor and current ...

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The name curse  by Brooke Burroughs

The name curse

Brooke Burroughs

Book

"Ever since her father died, Bernie's life has been stagnant. When concerned friends and family suggest she join a hike through Alaska to gain new perspective, Bernie reluctantly agrees to go, even though she's never been the adventurous type, unlike...

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Believe in me  by Lucy Neave

Believe in me

Lucy Neave

Book

"An unforgettable and profound novel about three generations of one family and the healing power of understanding where you've come from. As a teenager in the 1970s, Sarah is forced to leave her home in upstate New York to accompany a missionary to Idaho....

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Out of the ruins

Out of the ruins

Book

"Featuring new and exclusive stories, as well as classics of the genre, Grassmann takes us through the fall and beyond, to the things that are created after. Calling on the finest traditions of post-apocalyptic fiction, this anthology asks us what makes...

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The late train to Gipsy Hill  by Alan Johnson

The late train to Gipsy Hill

Alan Johnson

Book

"A woman hiding a deadly secret. And the man who went in search of adventure, but found himself in danger... Gary Nelson has a routine for the commute to his rather dull job in the city. Each day, he watches as a woman on the train applies her make up...

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A single rose  by Muriel Barbery

A single rose

Muriel Barbery

Book

"Rose has turned 40, but has barely begun to live. When the Japanese father she never knew dies and she finds herself an orphan, she leaves France for Kyoto to hear the reading of his will. In the days before Haru's last wishes are revealed, his form...

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The summoning  by J. P. Smith

The summoning

J. P. Smith

Book

"Widow. Mother. Actor. Alone. That's how Kit Capriol describes herself to her therapist not long after losing her husband on 9/11. Sixteen years later, with her teenage daughter in a coma following an accident, Kit's life has become almost unrecognizable....

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The haunting of Leigh Harker  by Darcy Coates

The haunting of Leigh Harker

Darcy Coates

Book

"Leigh Harker is certain her house is haunted. Curtains open by themselves. Radios turn off and on. And a dark figure looms outside her bedroom door at night, watching her... waiting for her to finally let down her guard and fall asleep. Despite appe...

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Prose and cons  by Wendy Corsi Staub

Prose and cons

Wendy Corsi Staub

Book

"It's been nine months since widowed mom Bella Jordan and her young son Max moved to Lily Dale, the quirky, close-knit New York community populated by people who can speak to the dead . . . if one believes in that kind of thing. Now she counts Valley...

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Trace of doubt  by DiAnn Mills

Trace of doubt

DiAnn Mills

Book

"Fifteen years ago, Shelby Pearce confessed to murdering her brother-in-law and was sent to prison. Now she's out on parole and looking for a fresh start in the small town of Valleysburg, Texas. But starting over won't be easy for an ex-con. FBI Special...

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The spectacular  by Zoe Whittall

The spectacular

Zoe Whittall

Book

"It's 1997 and Missy's band has finally hit the big time as they tour across America. At twenty-two years old, Missy gets on stage every night and plays the song about her absent mother that made the band famous. Missy is the only girl in the band and...

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Murder at Wakehurst  by Alyssa Maxwell

Murder at Wakehurst

Alyssa Maxwell

Book

"September, 1899. After the death of her uncle, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Emma Cross is in no mood for one of Newport's extravagant parties. But to keep Vanderbilt's reckless son Neily out of trouble, she accompanies him to an Elizabethan fete on the lav...

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Breaking badger  by Shelly Laurenston

Breaking badger

Shelly Laurenston

Book

"It's instinct that drives Finn Malone to rescue a bunch of hard battling honey badgers. The Siberian tiger shifter just can't bear to see his fellow shifters harmed. But no way can Finn have a houseful of honey badgers when he also has two brothers with...

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The love hypothesis  by Ali Hazelwood

The love hypothesis

Ali Hazelwood

Book

"When a fake relationship between scientists meets the irresistible force of attraction, it throws one woman's carefully calculated theories on love into chaos. As a third-year Ph.D. candidate, Olive Smith doesn't believe in lasting romantic relation...

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The art of space travel  by Nina Allan

The art of space travel

Nina Allan

Book

"A stunningly inventive collection from multi award-winning author, Nina Allan. Unsettling, dark and brilliantly astute, these weird and wonderful tales take us on journeys through time and space to explore enduring questions of memory and loss. Her worlds...

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Legacy  by Matteo Strukul

Legacy

Matteo Strukul

Book

"Fontainebleau, 1536. Francis II, dauphin of France, is dead. Poisoned. And the royal court believe Catherine de' Medici to be the murderer. With the heir apparent dead, her husband Henry will now be the next King of France - and her queen - and Cath...

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The slow march of light  by Heather B. Moore

The slow march of light

Heather B. Moore

Book

"In the summer of 1961, a wall of barbed wire goes up quickly in the dead of night, officially dividing Berlin. Aware of the many whose families have been divided. Luisa joins a secret spy network, risking her life to help East Germans escape across ...

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Checkout 19  by Claire-Louise Bennett

Checkout 19

Claire-Louise Bennett

Book

"Checkout 19 follows a young woman who finds herself in love, in conflict with life and death, and in a life made of books, where the act of turning the page is a way of carrying on living. Fearlessly inventive in its form, merging linguistic ingenuity...

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Be my ghost  by Carol J. Perry

Be my ghost

Carol J. Perry

Book

"Maureen Doherty and her golden retriever Finn have taken possession of a charming old inn--only to discover that it's already possessed by tenants whose lease on life already ran out... Maureen's career as a sportswear buyer hits a snag just before ...

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In the watchful city  by S. Qiouyi. Lu

In the watchful city

S. Qiouyi. Lu

Book

"The city of Ora is watching. Anima is an extrasensory human tasked with surveilling and protecting Ora's citizens via a complex living network called the Gleaming. Although ær world is restricted to what æ can see and experience through the Gleaming,...

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What the cat dragged in  by Miranda James

What the cat dragged in

Miranda James

Book

"Librarian Charlie Harris has always believed that his grandfather had sold his house to his longtime tenant, Martin Hale. So when Martin dies, Charlie is surprised to discover the house was not left to Martin but instead belongs to Charlie. As he and...

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The world played chess  by Robert Dugoni

The world played chess

Robert Dugoni

Book

"In 1979, Vincent Bianco has just graduated high school. His only desire: collect a little beer money and enjoy his final summer before college. So he lands a job as a laborer on a construction crew. Working alongside two Vietnam vets, one suffering from...

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The heart principle  by Helen Hoang

The heart principle

Helen Hoang

Book

"When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated and burned out from her attempts to be perfect in other people's eyes. If Anna ever wants to move forward, she has to learn to listen...

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Reckoning  by Helen Hardt

Reckoning

Helen Hardt

Book

"Time is running out for the Wolfes. Lacey is under arrest for the murder of patriarch Derek Wolfe, and the four Wolfe siblings-- Rock, Roy, Reid, and Riley-- are still considered suspects. Rock is determined to save his wife, even if it means commit...

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Downfall  by Will Jordan

Downfall

Will Jordan

Book

"Ryan Drake and his team are in hiding, having become sworn enemies of states and agencies around the world. But when a CIA operative and former adversary is killed in a car bomb attack, Drake is shocked to hear someone claiming responsibility using his...

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Deception game  by Will Jordan

Deception game

Will Jordan

Book

"Time is running out for Ryan Drake. As enemies move against him, his world is turned upside down by a personal tragedy that forces him to return to the UK. There he is presented with an unexpected offer - to travel to Libya, where he must kidnap a.....

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Something to die for  by Will Jordan

Something to die for

Will Jordan

Book

"Time has run out for Ryan Drake. Most of his friends are dead or disappeared. Corrupt CIA Director Marcus Cain is poised to ascend to the highest levels of power, and the shadowy group known as the Circle is causing chaos across the globe. But one shred...

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Stolen Earth  by J. T. Nicholas

Stolen Earth

J. T. Nicholas

Book

"Environmental disasters and AI armies have caused the human population of Earth to flee. They lie scattered across space stations and colonies, overcrowded and suffering. The Earth is cut off by the Interdiction Zone: a network of satellites that prevents...

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Lord Somerton's heir  by A. M. Stuart

Lord Somerton's heir

A. M. Stuart

Book

"Sebastian Alder's sudden elevation from penniless army captain to Viscount Somerton is the stuff of fairy tales, but the cold reality of an inherited estate in wretched condition leaves him little time for fantasy, and the memory of his wife's brutal...

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All are welcome  by Liz Parker

All are welcome

Liz Parker

Book

"Tiny McAllister never thought she'd get married. Not because she didn't want to, but because she didn't think girls from Connecticut married other girls. Yet here she is with Caroline, the love of her life, at their destination wedding on the Bermuda...

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A lot like love  by Jennifer Snow

A lot like love

Jennifer Snow

Book

"When Sarah Lewis inherits a run-down B & B from her late grandmother ... she feels a sense of obligation to her grandmother to get it back to the landmark tourist destination it once was ... even if that means hiring the best contractor for the job,...

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You again?  by Nick Spalding

You again?

Nick Spalding

Book

"Amy and Joel's honeymoon in the Maldives was the perfect week of love, sun, sex and a free minibar but unfortunately, it was also the high point of a marriage that quickly descended into an absolute disaster zone. Eight years on, they're back in par...

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Leave society  by Tao Lin

Leave society

Tao Lin

Book

"In 2014, a novelist named Li leaves Manhattan to visit his parents in Taipei for ten weeks. He doesn't know it yet, but he will put his life on hold - year after year - to make this trip, chronicling everything that transpires before him. Just as he...

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On the cliffs of Foxglove Manor  by Jaime Jo Wright

On the cliffs of Foxglove Manor

Jaime Jo Wright

Book

"1885: Sent to recover goods her father pirated on the Great Lake during the war, Adria Fontaine arrives at Foxglove Manor, a stone house on a cliff overlooking Lake Superior. The mistress of Foxglove is an eccentric and seemingly cruel old woman who...

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Seven roads to revenge  by Carlton Stowers

Seven roads to revenge

Carlton Stowers

Book

"Carl Novak returned to the Texas hill country after fighting in the Civil War, but unlike most of his neighbors, Carl didn't fight for the Confederacy. He was a Union soldier. Carl tries to resume his life as a farmer with his wife and three children....

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Little whispers  by K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

Little whispers

K. L. (Kim L.) Slater

Book

"Janey Markham is thrilled to be moving with her family to Buckingham Crescent, the smartest address in a desirable suburban town. Worried she'll be excluded by the glossy local mothers, Janey is thrilled when she meets Tanya, the kind of woman she has...

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The arrangement  by Kiersten Modglin

The arrangement

Kiersten Modglin

Book

"When Ainsley Greenburg realizes her marriage is at its breaking point, she devises a plan to repair it, no matter the cost. The rules are simple: they will each date someone new once a week, and they will never discuss what happens on the dates. Her...

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In the shadow of queens  by Alison Weir

In the shadow of queens

Alison Weir

Book

"Over the years of his reign, six different women took their place beside King Henry VIII of England as his wife and queen. But the real stories of the six Tudor queens belong to those who lived among them. Played out in glittering palaces and whispe...

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Mr. Cannyharme  by Michael Shea

Mr. Cannyharme

Michael Shea

Book

"Early in his career, Michael Shea wrote the Lovecraftian novel The Color out of Time (1984). He subsequently wrote some of the most scintillating and gripping tales of the Cthulhu Mythos in contemporary weird fiction, including Fat Face and Copping ...

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True country  by Kim Scott

True country

Kim Scott

Book

"Billy, a young school teacher, arrives in Karnama, a remote settlement in Australia's far north, in search of his own history, his Aboriginality, and his future. Gradually the outsider is drawn in, and finds himself engaging deeply, irrevocably, not...

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Crazy sorrow  by Vince Passaro

Crazy sorrow

Vince Passaro

Book

"On July 4, 1976, in the shadow of the new World Trade Center, students George and Anna meet on the weed- and wine-fueled night of the nation's bicentennial celebration. George instantly falls for the sensual, magnetic Anna. Soon, they are a couple, ...

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Imminence  by Mariana Dimópulos

Imminence

Mariana Dimópulos

Book

"A new mother holds her month-old son for the first time, but her body betrays her with an absence of feeling. Disoriented, she wanders with her partner around their plant-filled Buenos Aires apartment. Set over the course of an evening, and a lifeti...

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In the light of you  by Nathan Singer

In the light of you

Nathan Singer

Book

"Angry, disaffected sixteen-year-old Mikal Fanon has just moved out of his poor Kentucky suburb to an even poorer Black neighborhood in Ohio. Feeling like an outsider in a world he perceives to be pitted against him, Mikal joins a gang of Neo-Nazi sk...

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Big dreams for the West End girls  by Elaine Roberts

Big dreams for the West End girls

Elaine Roberts

Book

"1914. Working in a bustling café on London's Shaftesbury Avenue, Joyce Taylor dreams of opening her own restaurant. But when the man she loves enlists in the war, and a surprise request comes through from her dying grandmother, Joyce's life gets turned...

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Isaac Asimov's I, robot  by Mickey Zucker Reichert

Isaac Asimov's I, robot

Mickey Zucker Reichert

Book

"The third in an all-new trilogy inspired by Isaac Asimov's legendary science fiction collection, I, ROBOT. Dr Ari Goldman is dead, bludgeoned with a steel bar in his laboratory - and positronic robot N-8C (Nate) was the only other person in the room...

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Karliquai  by Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Karliquai

Rosie Cranie-Higgs

Book

"It's been one year since sisters Kira and Romy escaped the twisted realm of Whiteland. Desperate and lonely, Kira has no one to talk to, or to convince her that she's not crazy, and that everything in Whiteland really did happen. Worse, Romy remembers...

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A country village Christmas  by Suzanne Snow

A country village Christmas

Suzanne Snow

Book

"Olivia doesn't have time for Christmas or for romance - she's got a demanding career and has been burned before when it comes to love. This year, she's spending the festive season in her dad's old house, packing it up now that he's moved out. Her dad...

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A very merry Manhattan Christmas  by Darcie Boleyn

A very merry Manhattan Christmas

Darcie Boleyn

Book

"Lucie Quigley hates Christmas. It's the time of year when everything goes wrong in her life. So this year, when she's asked to be a bridesmaid at her friend Petra's Manhattan wedding, she jumps at the invitation to escape the festivities. Dale Treharne...

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Make do and mend in Applewell  by Lilac Mills

Make do and mend in Applewell

Lilac Mills

Book

"Lottie has always been thrifty. As a mother of three, it's even more important that she stretches the household budget as far as possible. Luckily, Lottie's penchant for taking broken items and upcycling them has worked wonders for living on a shoes...

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Hemlock  by Susan Wittig Albert

Hemlock

Susan Wittig Albert

Book

"Herbalist China Bayles' latest adventure takes her to the mountains of North Carolina, where her friend Dorothea Harper serves as the director and curator of the Hemlock House Library, a priceless collection of rare gardening books housed in a haunt...

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Shadow music  by Helaine Mario

Shadow music

Helaine Mario

Book

"Late in the Cold War, a young woman escapes from Communist Hungary, vanishing into the night with a priceless painting and a baby girl - setting events in motion from a decades-old secret that will change lives for generations to come. Many years la...

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At the end of the day  by Liz Byrski

At the end of the day

Liz Byrski

Book

"When Mim Squires and Mathias Vander are stranded together on a disrupted flight home to Perth, they are surprised to find that they have much in common. Mim owns a bookshop, Mathias is a writer, and both are at turning points in their lives. Mim's c...

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The trees  by Percival Everett

The trees

Percival Everett

Book

"When a pair of detectives from the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrive to investigate a series of brutal murders in the rural town of Money, they meet expected resistance from the local sheriff, his deputy, the coroner, and a string of racist...

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The charm offensive  by Alison Cochrun

The charm offensive

Alison Cochrun

Book

"Ever since he was a kid, Dev Deshpande has believed in fairy tales, and he has spent his career crafting them for the reality dating show Ever After. As the most successful producer in the franchise's history, Dev always scripts the perfect love story...

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Whiplash  by Janet Dailey

Whiplash

Janet Dailey

Book

"When Val Champion returns to the family ranch, she's ready to put her past behind her. Her dreams of a Hollywood acting career have become a nightmare of fear. But once she sees rodeo man Casey Bozeman facing down a bull in the arena, she knows she's...

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Tinker, tailor, schoolmum, spy  by Faye Brann

Tinker, tailor, schoolmum, spy

Faye Brann

Book

"Vicky Turnbull has never regretted giving up her career for family life in the suburbs. And apart from being outstandingly good at paintball, no one would ever know that in a past life she was an undercover spy and has been trained to kill a man with...

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I wished  by Dennis Cooper

I wished

Dennis Cooper

Book

"For most of his life, Dennis Cooper believed the person he had loved the most and would always love above all others was George Miles. In his first novel in ten years, Dennis Cooper writes about George Miles, love, loss, addiction, suicide, and how ...

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Provenance  by Carla Laureano

Provenance

Carla Laureano

Book

"Los Angeles interior designer and former foster kid Kendall Green is in high demand, both for her impeccable eye and for her uncanny ability to uncover the provenance of any piece. But for all her success, skyrocketing costs have put her California home...

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August's eyes  by Glenn Rolfe

August's eyes

Glenn Rolfe

Book

"When dreams start bleeding into reality, a social worker is forced to face the mistakes of his past. A serial killer has found a way to make his land of graveyards a sinister playground to be bent at his sadistic will. The secrets behind August's eyes...

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The wisdom of crowds  by Joe Abercrombie

The wisdom of crowds

Joe Abercrombie

Book

"Some say that to change the world you must first burn it down. Now that belief will be tested in the crucible of revolution: the Breakers and Burners have seized the levers of power, the smoke of riots has replaced the smog of industry, and all must...

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The body scout  by Lincoln Michel

The body scout

Lincoln Michel

Book

"Kobo has some problems. His cybernetics are a decade out of date, he's got a pair of twin sister loan sharks knocking on his door, and his work scouting for a baseball league run by pharmaceutical companies is about to go belly-up. Things couldn't get...

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Bombshell  by Sarah MacLean

Bombshell

Sarah MacLean

Book

"After years of living as London's brightest scandal, Lady Sesily Talbot has embraced the reputation and the freedom that comes with the title. No one looks twice when she lures a gentleman into the dark gardens beyond a Mayfair ballroom... and no one...

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False face  by Veronica Heley

False face

Veronica Heley

Book

"Bea Abbot's husband and talented artist, Piers, is in a state. His morning visit to actress and 'national treasure' Karina's Belgravia home has ended in chaos as Karina appears to have been robbed. When some of the missing items are found in Piers' ...

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Unsafe haven  by Lucy Burdette

Unsafe haven

Lucy Burdette

Book

"Sixteen-year-old Addison is on the run. She's leaving her life on New York's streets behind for a new one with Rafe, armed with just his phone number on a scrap of paper. She's taking the subway to meet him in New Jersey. He'll take care of her. Or so...

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Dark queen watching  by P. C. Doherty

Dark queen watching

P. C. Doherty

Book

"November, 1471. With Edward of York on the English throne and her son, Henry Tudor, in exile in Brittany, the newly-widowed Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond, is alone, without protectors. All she can do is wait and watch, planning for a time when...

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Twenty-five to life  by R. W. W. Greene

Twenty-five to life

R. W. W. Greene

Book

"Julie Riley is two years too young to get out from under her mother's thumb, and what does it matter? She's over-educated, under-employed, and kept mostly numb by her pharma emplant. Her best friend, who she's mostly been interacting with via virtual...

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Escape to Honeysuckle Hall  by Rebecca Raisin

Escape to Honeysuckle Hall

Rebecca Raisin

Book

"When Orly's boyfriend and business partner dumps her for a celebrity fling, she finds solace in tacos, tequila and tears. One terrible hangover later, she's packed her bags and swapped her London apartment for the overgrown grounds of Honeysuckle Hall....

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The archer  by Shruti Swamy

The archer

Shruti Swamy

Book

"A young woman comes of age in 1960s- and 1970s-era Bombay, a vanished world that is complex and indelibly rendered. Vidya's childhood is marked by the shattering absence and then the bewildering reappearance of her mother and baby brother at the family...

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The dark  by Emma Haughton

The dark

Emma Haughton

Book

"In the most inhospitable environment - cut off from the rest of the world - there's a killer on the loose. A&E doctor Kate North has been knocked out of her orbit by a personal tragedy. So when she's offered the opportunity to be an emergency replacement...

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Jekyll & Hyde Inc.  by Simon R. Green

Jekyll & Hyde Inc.

Simon R. Green

Book

"HYDE IN THE SHADOWS. Daniel Carter was a London cop who just wanted to do the right thing. But during a raid on an organ-selling chop shop, he is almost torn to pieces by monsters. And no one believes him. Hurt and crippled, his career over and his life...

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Meet me in Tahiti  by Georgia Toffolo

Meet me in Tahiti

Georgia Toffolo

Book

"Where there's always a second chance at first love... Zoe has spent her life facing battles: battling her parents for independence, battling her feelings for local bad boy Finn Doherty, and, after a car accident at eighteen, adjusting to the fact she...

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A home in the sun  by Sue Moorcroft

A home in the sun

Sue Moorcroft

Book

"Home is where the heart is... but what if your heart is broken? When Judith loses her partner, she loses her life in Malta too - including the beautiful view from her sun-warmed balcony of the sparkling blue waters of Sliema Creek. Back in England, ...

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The rose garden  by Tracy Rees

The rose garden

Tracy Rees

Book

"1895. Hampstead, London. Olive Westallen lives a privileged, if rather lonely, life in her family's grand Hampstead home. But she has radical plans for the future of her family, plans that will shock the high-society world she inhabits. For her new ...

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After the dragons  by Cynthia Zhang

After the dragons

Cynthia Zhang

Book

"They were fire and terror to the Western world, while in the East the dragons brought life-giving rain. Now, no longer hailed as gods and struggling in the overheated pollution of Beijing, only the Eastern species survives. As drought plagues the aq...

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Several people are typing  by Calvin Kasulke

Several people are typing

Calvin Kasulke

Book

"Gerald, an employee of a New York-based PR firm, is working on a spreadsheet when he finds his consciousness uploaded into the company's Slack channel. Despite his posts for help, his colleagues assume it's an elaborate strategy to work from home. G...

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Revelator  by Daryl Gregory

Revelator

Daryl Gregory

Book

"From the acclaimed author of Spoonbenders comes the gripping tale about a family's mysterious religion and the daughter who turned her back on their god. In 1933, nine-year-old Stella is left by her father in the care of her grandmother, Motty, in t...

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On location  by Sarah Smith

On location

Sarah Smith

Book

"Nothing like a rocky start between enemy coworkers stuck together on location to prove that love isn't just a ploy for ratings - it's a force of nature. Alia Dunn has finally gotten her big break. After years of working her way up at TV's top outdoor...

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A lot like adiós  by Alexis Daria

A lot like adiós

Alexis Daria

Book

"After burning out in her corporate marketing career, Michelle Amato has built a thriving freelance business as a graphic designer. So what if her love life is nonexistent? She's perfectly fine being the black sheep of her marriage-obsessed Puerto...

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The stolen lady  by Laura Morelli

The stolen lady

Laura Morelli

Book

"France, 1939. At the dawn of World War II, Anne Guichard, a young archivist employed at the Louvre, arrives home to find her brother missing. While she works to discover his whereabouts, refugees begin flooding into Paris and German artillery fire rattles...

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The second Mrs. Astor  by Shana Abé

The second Mrs. Astor

Shana Abé

Book

"Madeleine Talmage Force attracts the attention of John Jacob 'Jack' Astor. Despite their twenty-nine-year age difference, and the scandal of Jack's recent divorce, Madeleine falls headlong into love - and becomes the press's favorite target. On their...

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An observant wife  by Naomi Ragen

An observant wife

Naomi Ragen

Book

"In this rich and compassionate novel, An Observant Wife, Naomi Ragen continues the love story between newly observant California-girl Leah and ultra-Orthodox widower Yaakov from An Unorthodox Match. From the joy of their wedding day surrounded by su...

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Happy hour  by Marlowe Granados

Happy hour

Marlowe Granados

Book

"It's the summer of 2013, and while New York City swelters Isa and Gala scrape and hustle. By day they sell clothes in a market stall, pinching pennies for their Bed-Stuy sublet and bodega lunches. By night, they weave from Brooklyn to the Upper East...

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Dog park  by Sofi Oksanen

Dog park

Sofi Oksanen

Book

"Helsinki, 2016. Olenka sits on a bench, watching a family play in a dog park. A stranger sits down beside her. Olenka startles; she would recognize this other woman anywhere. After all, Olenka was the one who ruined her life. And this woman may be about...

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Cutters End  by Margaret Hickey

Cutters End

Margaret Hickey

Book

"New Year's Eve, 1989. Eighteen-year-old Ingrid Mathers is hitchhiking her way to Alice Springs. Bored, hungover and separated from her friend Joanne, she accepts a lift to the remote town of Cutters End. July 2021. Detective Sergeant Mark Ariti is seconded...

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My sweet girl  by Amanda Jayatissa

My sweet girl

Amanda Jayatissa

Book

"Ever since she was adopted from an orphanage in Sri Lanka, Paloma has led a privileged Californian life: the best schools, a generous allowance and parents so perfect that Paloma fears she'll never live up to them. Now at thirty, Paloma has managed ...

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First love, take two  by Sajni Patel

First love, take two

Sajni Patel

Book

"On the verge of realizing her dream of being a doctor, Preeti Patel should be ecstatic. But between the stress of her residency, trying to find a job, and managing her traditional, no-boundaries family, Preeti's anxiety is through the roof. Relationships...

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Winterlight  by Kristen Britain

Winterlight

Kristen Britain

Book

"After her capture at the hands of Grandmother and the Second Empire, Karigan G'ladheon is making halting progress towards recovery. Karigan takes on increasingly dangerous missions, haunted by the specter of her torturer, Nyssa, and sinking ever further...

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The gauntlet and the fist beneath  by Ian (Fiction writer) Green

The gauntlet and the fist beneath

Ian (Fiction writer) Green

Book

"Fight. Protect. Survive. The Ferron Empire once took slaves from across the world to work the mines and fields. After the Empire fell, the freed slaves founded the Undal Protectorate. This brutal militant state became obsessed with its independence,...

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True love cowboy  by Jennifer Ryan

True love cowboy

Jennifer Ryan

Book

"Cowboys live by their word, their wits, and their loyalty. Jon Crawford has returned to Montana, determined to take over his father's ranch and raise his daughter in Big Sky Country, leaving the big-city life behind once and for all. He doesn't have...

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Wuhan  by John (Neoplatonist/Novelist) Fletcher

Wuhan

John (Neoplatonist/Novelist) Fletch...

Book

"A multi-stranded historical epic set in China in 1937, when Wuhan stood alone against a whirlwind of war and violence. Everyone's heard of Wuhan in connection with Covid-19. But 80 years ago it was equally famous as the first place on Earth to decis...

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When sparks fly  by Helena Hunting

When sparks fly

Helena Hunting

Book

"Avery Spark is living her best life. Between her friends, her sisters, and Spark House, the event hotel her family owns, she doesn't have much time for anything else, especially relationships. She'd rather hang out with her best friend and roommate,...

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Last justice  by Anthony J. Franze

Last justice

Anthony J. Franze

Book

"Chaos erupts at the U.S. Supreme Court when an assassin guns down the justices as they are hearing a case. Solicitor General Jefferson McKenna, the government's top lawyer in the Supreme Court, is appointed to the multiagency commission investigating...

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The final child  by Fran Dorricott

The final child

Fran Dorricott

Book

"Erin and her brother Alex were the last children abducted by 'the Father', a serial killer who only ever took pairs of siblings. She escaped, but her brother was never seen again. Traumatised, Erin couldn't remember anything about her ordeal, and the...

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