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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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The book of secrets  by Fiona Kidman

The book of secrets

Fiona Kidman

Book

"The past haunts a lone woman in frontier Waipu"--Cover.

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One Colorado night  by Joanne Rock

One Colorado night

Joanne Rock

Book

"One Colorado Night - Joanne Rock: She vowed to make peace with her past. Now she's having her ex's baby... After her parents' messy divorce - and her own bad breakup with rancher Ryder Wakefield - Jessamyn Barclay cut all ties to Catamount, Colorado....

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On opposite sides  by Cat Schield

On opposite sides

Cat Schield

Book

"On Opposite Sides - Cat Schield: Their families may be feuding so they're keeping their enemy very, very close... From the mument he sees her, Nolan Thurston wants to know Chelsea Grandin. He tells himself it's just to gain valuable intel in his fam...

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Shadows of reach  by Troy Denning

Shadows of reach

Troy Denning

Book

"October 2559. It has been a year since the renegade artificial intelligence Cortana issued a galaxy-wide ultimatum, subjecting many worlds to martial law under the indomitable grip of her Forerunner weapons. Outside her view, the members of Blue...

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The leaving of Liverpool  by Lyn Andrews

The leaving of Liverpool

Lyn Andrews

Book

"At the close of the First World War, two sisters' battles are only just beginning... The Leaving of Liverpool is a poignant saga about the friendship between sisters, the threat of dangerous men and the promise of true love in post-World War I Liverpool....

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Mister N  by Najwá Barakāt

Mister N

Najwá Barakāt

Book

"Modern-day Beirut is seen through the eyes of a failed writer, the eponymous Mister N. He has left his comfortable apartment and checked himself into a hotel -- he thinks. Certainly, they take good care of him there. Meanwhile, on the streets below,...

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The thousand names  by Django Wexler

The thousand names

Django Wexler

Book

"In the desert colony of Khandar, a dark and mysterious magic, hidden for centuries, is about to emerge from darkness. Marcus d'Ivoire, senior captain of the Vordanai Colonials, is resigned to serving out his days in a sleepy, remote outpost, when a ...

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Heartcross Castle  by Christie Barlow

Heartcross Castle

Christie Barlow

Book

"When Old man Marley, the current owner of Heartcross Castle, dies leaving the beautiful but crumbling estate to his young granddaughter, as a single mum of three, Grace has no idea what she's going to do with it! But who can say no to a roof over her...

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The trial of Lotta Rae  by Siobhan MacGowan

The trial of Lotta Rae

Siobhan MacGowan

Book

"Lotta Rae is a working-class fiften-year-old who is viciously raped by a wealthy gentleman. Lotta's family believe in justice and so Lotta makes the brave decision to testify in court against her attacker. The community supports her, or so it seems....

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Shadow of the eagle  by Damion Hunter

Shadow of the eagle

Damion Hunter

Book

"Will Britain take him in... or mark him as its enemy? Faustus Valerianus is the son of a Roman father and a British mother, a captive sold among the spoils after Claudius's invasion. Now both parents have died within a month of each other, and so he...

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Basin  by Scott McCulloch

Basin

Scott McCulloch

Book

"A dark and compelling work by a new voice in Australian - and world - literary fiction. A nomad swallows poison and drowns himself. Resuscitated by a paramilitary bandit named Aslan, Figure is nursed back into a world of violence, sexuality and deme...

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Keeping in touch  by Anjali Joseph

Keeping in touch

Anjali Joseph

Book

"Meet Ved, a British investor heading back to his Indian roots with a business proposition - a lightbulb called the Everlasting Lucifer. Meet Keteki, an art curator with a nomadic lifestyle, on her way home to Assam. In Heathrow airport, on the way to...

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Bone memories  by Sally Piper

Bone memories

Sally Piper

Book

"This third novel from acclaimed Queensland author Sally Piper focuses on the repercussions, within one family, of a terrible crime. Even though sixteen years have passed, Billie will never recover from the murder of her daughter, Jess, and clings to...

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Death at the Belvedere  by Sue (Fiction writer) Williams

Death at the Belvedere

Sue (Fiction writer) Williams

Book

"It's a mostly normal Friday evening in the Rusty Bore Takeaway. Cass Tuplin's cleaning down the grill when her glamorous sister Helen walks in, all bones in an Italian-weave suit and the kind of state that calls for the full comfort: double bacon ch...

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Dear little corpses  by Nicola Upson

Dear little corpses

Nicola Upson

Book

"1 September, 1939. As the mass evacuation takes place across Britain, thousands of children leave London for the countryside. But when three little girls step off the train to 'safety' only to go missing in less than forty-eight hours, the reality o...

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Afterglow  by Timothy (Timothy R.) Jordan

Afterglow

Timothy (Timothy R.) Jordan

Book

"Glow is not gone. Glow remains. Glow is alive. The nanotech drug is now everywhere. It creeps across the world, a mind-bending plague, a brain-altering poison that lives on from host to host, twisting everyone to its will. Still recovering from his ...

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Bad relations  by Cressida Connolly

Bad relations

Cressida Connolly

Book

"BAD RELATIONS tells the story of a family fractured by history, geography and desire. On the battlefields of the Crimea, William Gale cradles the still-warm body of his brother. William's experience of war is to bring about a change in him that will...

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The boyfriend  by Michelle Frances

The boyfriend

Michelle Frances

Book

"Amy is fiercely independent, with a high-powered career, a flat of her own and tight-knit friendships. But as she approaches her thirtieth birthday, she can't help but rue the one thing she doesn't have - a relationship. When Amy comes around following...

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The schoolhouse  by Sophie Ward

The schoolhouse

Sophie Ward

Book

"Isobel lives an isolated life in North London, working at a nearby library. She feels safe if she keeps to her routines and doesn't let her thoughts stray too far into the past. But a newspaper photograph of a missing local schoolgirl and a letter from...

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Renovated to death  by Frank Anthony Polito

Renovated to death

Frank Anthony Polito

Book

"Real-life domestic partners and stars and producers of the new hit reality home renovation show Domestic Partners, bestselling mystery author Peter PJ Penwell and actor JP Broadway are enjoying work and life in their sleepy Detroit suburb of Pleasan...

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The iron jackal  by Chris Wooding

The iron jackal

Chris Wooding

Book

"Things are finally looking good for Captain Frey and his crew. The Ketty Jay has been fixed up good as new. They've got their first taste of fortune and fame. And, just for once, nobody is trying to kill them. Even Trinica Dracken, Frey's ex-fiancee...

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Ordinary monsters  by J. M. Miro

Ordinary monsters

J. M. Miro

Book

"England, 1882. In Victorian London, two children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darkness--a man made of smoke. Sixteen-year-old Charlie Ovid, despite a brutal childhood in Mississippi, doesn't have a scar on him. His body heals its...

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Six days in Rome  by Francesca Giacco

Six days in Rome

Francesca Giacco

Book

"A young artist travels to Rome to heal a broken heart in this visceral, decadent and deeply evocative debut novel. Emilia arrives in Rome reeling from heartbreak. What was supposed to be a romantic trip has, with the sudden end of her relationship, become...

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How to be eaten  by Maria Adelmann

How to be eaten

Maria Adelmann

Book

"In present-day New York City, five women meet in a basement support group to process their traumas. Bernice grapples with the fallout of dating a psychopathic, blue-bearded billionaire. Ruby, once devoured by a wolf, now wears him as a coat. Gretel ...

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Just by looking at him  by Ryan O'Connell

Just by looking at him

Ryan O'Connell

Book

"From the first line of Just by Looking at Him, you'll know this story is so much more than boy meets boy. First, there's the humor. Elliot is a writer who spends his days navigating the back stabbing, the pressure, and the day to day snark of writin...

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Release  by Lucy Christopher

Release

Lucy Christopher

Book

"Ten years ago, sixteen-year-old Gemma Toombs was kidnapped from Bangkok Airport by an infatuated drifter, Tyler MacFarlane, who took her to a secret den in the Australian desert. Now her name is Kate Stone and it's her turn to confront Ty and try to...

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The call  by P. D. Viner

The call

P. D. Viner

Book

"TICK. 'Ben, I need you. Help me.' TICK. 'PLEASE HELP ME!' TICK. 'It was an accident... but there's so much blood...' In a frantic midnight phone call, Ben learns his wife, Mia, has killed a man. And she needs his help. When Ben arrives at Mia's hotel...

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Even the darkest night  by Javier Cercas

Even the darkest night

Javier Cercas

Book

"Melchor Marín is a young cop from the big city, Barcelona. But he is also an outsider. The son of a prostitute, Melchor went to prison as a teenager, convicted of working for a Colombian drug cartel. Behind bars, he read a book that changed his life:...

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The great witch of Brittany  by Louisa Morgan

The great witch of Brittany

Louisa Morgan

Book

"There hasn't been a witch born in the Orchière clan for generations. According to the elders, that line is dead, leaving the clan vulnerable to the whims of superstitious villagers and the prejudices of fearmongering bishops. Ursule Orchière has been...

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London, with love  by Sarra Manning

London, with love

Sarra Manning

Book

"London. Nine million people. Two hundred and seventy tube stations. Every day, thousands of chance encounters, first dates, goodbyes and happy ever afters. And for twenty years it's been where one man and one woman can never get their timing right. ...

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Bluebird  by Ciel Pierlot

Bluebird

Ciel Pierlot

Book

"Three factions vie for control of the galaxy. Rig, a gunslinging, thieving, rebel with a cause, doesn't give a damn about them and she hasn't looked back since abandoning her faction three years ago. That is, until her former faction sends her a mes...

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Spelunking through hell  by Seanan McGuire

Spelunking through hell

Seanan McGuire

Book

"It's been fifty years since the crossroads caused the disappearance of Thomas Price and his wife, Alice, has been trying to find him and bring him home ever since, despite the increasing probability that he's no longer alive for her to find. Now that...

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The justice of kings  by Richard (Fiction writer) Swan

The justice of kings

Richard (Fiction writer) Swan

Book

"No man is above the law. The Empire of the Wolf simmers with unrest. Rebels, heretics and powerful patricians all challenge the power of the imperial throne. Only the Order of Justices stands in the way of chaos. Sir Konrad Vonvalt is the most feared...

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The house across the lake  by Riley Sager

The house across the lake

Riley Sager

Book

"It looks like a familiar story: A woman reeling from a great loss with too much time on her hands and too much booze in her glass watches her neighbors, sees things she shouldn't see, and starts to suspect the worst. But looks can be deceiving. . . ....

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Murder on the Lusitania  by Edward Marston

Murder on the Lusitania

Edward Marston

Book

"September 1907. George Dillman sets sail from Liverpool to New York on the Lusitania's maiden voyage. Posing as a passenger, Dillman is in fact an undercover detective hired by the Cunard Line to keep an eye out for petty crimes. But after some unev...

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Marion Lane and the deadly rose  by T. A. Willberg

Marion Lane and the deadly rose

T. A. Willberg

Book

"It's 1959 and a new killer haunts the streets of London, having baffled Scotland Yard. The newspapers call him The Florist because of the rose he brands on his victims. The police have turned yet again to the Inquirers at Miss Brickett's for assistance,...

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Lapvona  by Ottessa Moshfegh

Lapvona

Ottessa Moshfegh

Book

"In a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot of a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test, in a spellbinding novel that represents Ottessa Moshfegh's...

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Local gone missing  by Fiona Barton

Local gone missing

Fiona Barton

Book

"Elise King is a successful and ambitious detective... or she was, before medical leave left her unsure if she'd ever return to work. She now spends most days watching the growing tensions in her small seaside town of Ebbing, the weekenders in their ...

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The last summer  by Karen (Writer) Swan

The last summer

Karen (Writer) Swan

Book

"When the residents of St Kilda ask to be evacuated from their remote island home in the summer of 1930, it's in search of a better life on the mainland rather than the scratch existence on their mountain in the sea. For 18-year old tomboy Effie Gillies,...

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Trapped  by Camilla Lackberg

Trapped

Camilla Lackberg

Book

"A shocking murder... It's a case unlike anything detective Mina Dabiri has seen before. A woman trapped inside a magician's box, with swords pierced through. But this time, it's not a magic trick. It's murder. A case which twists and turns... Knowing...

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Road of bones  by Christopher Golden

Road of bones

Christopher Golden

Book

"Christopher Golden's Road of Bones is a stunning supernatural thriller set in Siberia, where a film crew is covering an elusive ghost story about a highway built on top of the bones of prisoners of Stalin's gulag. Kolyma Highway, otherwise known as the...

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My annihilation  by Fuminori Nakamura

My annihilation

Fuminori Nakamura

Book

"Japanese literary sensation Fuminori Nakamura's latest novel is as a dark look into human psyche--what turns someone into a killer? Can it be something as small as a suggestion? Turn this page, and you may forfeit your entire life. A confessional di...

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A twist of fate  by Kelley Armstrong

A twist of fate

Kelley Armstrong

Book

"Three years ago, Rosalind Courtenay stumbled from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, where she has been trapped ever since, leaving her husband and infant son behind. Now she's found her way back. The problem, of course, is how to explain her...

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You made me love you  by John Edgar Wideman

You made me love you

John Edgar Wideman

Book

"A selection of the best of John Edgar Wideman's short stories over his fifty-year career, representing the wide range of his intellectual and artistic pursuits. When John Edgar Wideman won the PEN Malamud Award in 2019, he joined a list of esteemed....

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Loss of memory is only temporary  by Johanna Kaplan

Loss of memory is only temporary

Johanna Kaplan

Book

A collection that includes both early and later stories follows an unforgettable cast of characters that are captured in all of their forceful presence and singularity, their foolishness and wisdom, and their venality and nobility.

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Count your lucky stars  by Alexandria Bellefleur

Count your lucky stars

Alexandria Bellefleur

Book

"Margot Cooper doesn't do relationships. She tried and it blew up in her face, so she'll stick with casual hookups, thank you very much. But now her entire crew has found the one and she's beginning to feel like a fifth wheel. And then fate (the hear...

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Redwood and wildfire  by Andrea Hairston

Redwood and wildfire

Andrea Hairston

Book

"At the turn of the 20th century, minstrel shows transform into vaudeville, which slides into moving pictures. Hunkering together in dark theatres, diverse audiences marvel at flickering images. Redwood, an African American woman, and Aidan, a Seminole...

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Sisters of the forsaken stars  by Lina Rather

Sisters of the forsaken stars

Lina Rather

Book

"Two generations ago, Earth's colonies and space stations broke free of their home planet's tyrannical rule. Earth's Central Governance is now flexing its power to regain control of its lost assets. The Order of Saint Rita - whose mission is to provide...

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The boy with a bird in his chest  by Emme Lund

The boy with a bird in his chest

Emme Lund

Book

"Though Owen Tanner has never met anyone else who has a chatty bird in their chest, medical forums would call him a Terror. From the moment Gail emerged between Owen's ribs, his mother knew that she had to hide him away from the world. After a decade...

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Chilean poet  by Alejandro Zambra

Chilean poet

Alejandro Zambra

Book

"Nine years after their bewildering breakup, aspiring poet Gonzalo reunites with his high school girlfriend, Carla, now the mother of a six-year-old son, Vicente. Soon the three form a happy sort-of family - a stepfamily, though no such word exists in...

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Murder on the Mauretania  by Edward Marston

Murder on the Mauretania

Edward Marston

Book

"November 1907. George Dillman and Genevieve Masefield sail from Liverpool on the maiden voyage of the Mauretania. While posing as a passenger George is in fact an undercover detective hired by the Cunard Line. Dillman and Genevieve endure a nightmare...

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Put out to pasture  by Amanda Flower

Put out to pasture

Amanda Flower

Book

"Shiloh Bellamy saved her father's farm and is finally scraping by as a sustainable and organic farmer in Michigan. Since moving back, she has reconnected with old friends, including her best friend Kristy Brewer and Kristy's husband, Caine. Caine runs...

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Margaret Truman's Murder at the CDC  by Jon Land

Margaret Truman's Murder at the CDC

Jon Land

Book

"2002: A military transport on a secret run to dispose of its deadly contents vanishes without a trace. The present: A mass shooting on the steps of the Capitol nearly claims the life of Robert Brixton's grandson. No stranger to high-stakes investiga...

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Out of the clear blue sky  by Kristan Higgins

Out of the clear blue sky

Kristan Higgins

Book

"Lillie knew the empty nest would be hard when her son left for college, but she had no idea of the full extent to which her world would come crashing down--until her husband announced out of the blue that he was in love with another woman, and he would...

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Countdown to midnight  by Dale Brown

Countdown to midnight

Dale Brown

Book

"In this sequel to Dale Brown's New York Times bestselling Arctic Storm Rising, former U.S. Air Force officer Nick Flynn is caught up in a shadow war against allied Russia and Iran - a duo wielding a terrifying new weapon. Nick Flynn is back in action,...

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The ninja betrayed  by Tori Eldridge

The ninja betrayed

Tori Eldridge

Book

"Things get personal for Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja Lily Wong in Hong Kong when she dives into the dangerous world of triads, romance, and corporate disaster during the height of the pro-democracy protests. Lily's mother has been summoned by ...

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Dawnshard  by Brandon Sanderson

Dawnshard

Brandon Sanderson

Book

"When a ghost ship is discovered, its crew presumed dead after trying to reach the storm-shrouded island Akinah, Navani Kholin must send an expedition to make sure the island hasn't fallen into enemy hands. Knights Radiant who fly too near find their...

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Faraway  by Yijun Luo

Faraway

Yijun Luo

Book

"A fictionalized version of the author finds himself stranded in mainland China attempting to bring his comatose father home. Lo's father had fled decades ago, abandoning his first family to start a new life in Taiwan. After travel between the two co...

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Present tense machine  by Gunnhild Øyehaug

Present tense machine

Gunnhild Øyehaug

Book

"Gunnhild Oyehaug's Present Tense Machine is a playful and transcendent novel about language, family, and parallel universes. On an ordinary day in Bergen, Norway, in the late 1980s, Anna is reading in the garden while her two-year-old daughter, Laura,...

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Finch  by Jeff VanderMeer

Finch

Jeff VanderMeer

Book

"In a world where mysterious underground dwellers rule the state of Ambergris and control its residents with addictive drugs, internment camps and random acts of terror, John Finch and his partner, Wyte, must solve a double murder for their oppressive...

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The marvelous Monroe girls  by Shirley Jump

The marvelous Monroe girls

Shirley Jump

Book

"Gabriella Monroe is doing her best to pretend that everything is fine, but her life is a mess. Sales are down at her vintage dress shop, her beloved grandmother isn't her usual spunky self, and Gabby desperately misses the closeness she had with her...

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The siren of Sussex  by Mimi Matthews

The siren of Sussex

Mimi Matthews

Book

"London's daring new equestrienne finds love and an unexpected ally in her fight for independence in the strong arms of Victorian society's most sought after and devastatingly handsome half-Indian tailor. Evelyn Maltravers knows exactly how little she's...

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None but the righteous  by Chantal James

None but the righteous

Chantal James

Book

"In seventeenth-century Peru, St. Martin de Porres was torn from his body after death. His bones were pillaged as relics, and his spirit was said to inhabit those bones. Four centuries later, amid the havoc of Hurricane Katrina, nineteen-year-old Ham...

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Escape from Yokai land  by Charles Stross

Escape from Yokai land

Charles Stross

Book

"Regular readers of Charles Stross's Laundry Files might have noticed Bob Howard's absence from the events of 'The Nightmare Stacks,' and his subsequent return from Tokyo at the start of 'The Delirium Brief.' This novella explains what he was doing t...

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Beyond the wire  by James D. Shipman

Beyond the wire

James D. Shipman

Book

"October 1944: In the long, narrow undressing rooms in Auschwitz-Birkenau, prisoner Jakub Bak toils under the scrutiny of SS guards. Like other members of the Sonderkommando, Jakub was selected on arrival for an unthinkable job: sorting through the clothes...

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Murder on "B" Deck  by Vincent Starrett

Murder on "B" Deck

Vincent Starrett

Book

"Passengers making the transatlantic trip from New York to Cherbourg, France, are looking forward to weeks of relaxation, but after an Italian baroness is found murdered in her luxury cabin the atmosphere is anything but relaxed. When the main suspect...

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A letter to three witches  by Elizabeth Bass

A letter to three witches

Elizabeth Bass

Book

"Zenobia, New York. Nearly a century ago Gwen Engel's ancestor cast a spell with catastrophic side-effects, and the Grand Council of Witches forbade his descendants from practicing witchcraft. Yet magic is still alive in Zenobia. Gwen receives a letter...

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D'Vaughn and Kris plan a wedding  by Chencia C. Higgins

D'Vaughn and Kris plan a wedding

Chencia C. Higgins

Book

"Instant I Do could be Kris Zavala's big break. She's right on the cusp of really making it as an influencer, so a stint on reality TV is the perfect chance to elevate her brand. And $100,000 wouldn't hurt, either. D'Vaughn Miller is just trying to break...

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Wolf Hollow  by Victoria Houston

Wolf Hollow

Victoria Houston

Book

"In the tiny northwoods Wisconsin town of Loon Lake there are rumors that a precious vein of nickel and copper is buried on the property of wealthy Grace McDonough. The drilling is about to begin, but not if environmentalist Pete Ferris can help it. ...

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Trenchcoats, towers, and trolls

Trenchcoats, towers, and trolls

Book

"What do you get when you take the high tech/low life settings of cyberpunk and sprinkle them with the magic and possibilities of fairy tales? Trolls under teleportation bridges, masquerades held in virtual reality, princely avatars, giants and dwarv...

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I'd like to say sorry, but there's no one to say sorry to  by Mikołaj Grynberg

I'd like to say sorry, but there's no one to say sorry to

Mikołaj Grynberg

Book

"Mikolaj Grynberg is a psychologist and photographer who has spent years collecting and publishing oral histories of Polish Jews. In his first work of fiction - a book that has been widely praised by critics and was shortlisted for Poland's top literary...

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Escape  by James Patterson

Escape

James Patterson

Book

"New York Times bestselling detective Billy Harney of The Black Book is chasing down a billionaire crime boss and a prison escape artist while a young girl's life hangs in the balance. As Chicago PD's special-ops leader, Detective Billy Harney knows well...

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The Omega Factor  by Steve Berry

The Omega Factor

Steve Berry

Book

"The Ghent Altarpiece is the most violated work of art in the world. Thirteen times it has been vandalized, dismantled, or stolen. Why? What secrets does it hold? Enter UNESCO investigator, Nicholas Lee, who works for the United Nations' Cultural Liaison...

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And the Devil Makes Five  by Dusty Richards

And the Devil Makes Five

Dusty Richards

Book

"It begins with a spectacular train robbery - a brilliantly planned, brutally executed heist masterminded by a shadowy gang of conspirators with far deadlier motives than money or gold. Their mission: to steal the train's shipment of powerful explosives....

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Prairie fire  by William W. Johnstone

Prairie fire

William W. Johnstone

Book

"In the darkest days of the Civil War, Neville Goldsmith set the world on fire. As Captain for the Union Army, he marched with General Sherman through Georgia, setting homes and cities ablaze with sadistic glee. For Goldsmith, starting fires was a li...

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Raven  by Sam Michaels

Raven

Sam Michaels

Book

"When Georgina Garrett wakes in the night to find intruders in her house, she knows she must do everything she can to keep her children safe. But just when she thinks the ordeal is over, she realises something is terribly wrong. She arrives at her cr...

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Shadow fire.  by Christine Feehan

Shadow fire.

Christine Feehan

Book

"Shadow Rider Elie Archambault has been called many things: domineering, brash, loyal, but most of all fast. And there's nothing faster than choosing to marry a woman you've never met. All he has is a signed contract and a list of his new bride's exp...

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When she dreams  by Amanda Quick

When she dreams

Amanda Quick

Book

"Maggie Lodge, assistant to the reclusive advice columnist known only as Dear Aunt Cornelia to her readers, hires down-but-not-quite-out private eye Sam Sage to help track down the person who is blackmailing her employer. Maggie and Sam are a mismatched...

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Beautiful  by Danielle Steel

Beautiful

Danielle Steel

Book

"Veronique Vincent is a star. At age twenty-two, she is one of the most sought-after models in fashion, gracing the covers of magazines and walking the runways of haute couture shows across the globe. Yet, despite being the consummate professional, V...

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Elizabeth of York  by Alison Weir

Elizabeth of York

Alison Weir

Book

Eldest daughter of the royal House of York, Elizabeth dreams of a crown to call her own. But when her beloved father, King Edward, dies suddenly, her destiny is rewritten. Her family's enemies close in. Two young princes are murdered in the Tower. Then...

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A game of fear  by Charles Todd

A game of fear

Charles Todd

Book

"Spring, 1921. Scotland Yard sends Inspector Ian Rutledge to the sea-battered village of Walmer on the coast of Essex. At Benton Abbey, a grand manor with a storied past, the lady of the house claims she saw a violent murder - but there is no body, no...

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The fallout  by author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

The fallout

author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Book

"On a cold day in Reykjavik, a baby goes missing from her pram. When the child's blanket washes up on the beach, and the mother is found dead, everyone's worst fears seem to have been realised. Eleven years later, and detective Huldar and child psych...

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The love parade  by Sergio Pitol

The love parade

Sergio Pitol

Book

"Following the chance discovery of certain documents, a historian sets out to solve the mystery of a murder committed in the building where he lived as a ten-year-old in Mexico City's Colonia Roma in autumn 1942. Mexico had just declared war on Germany,...

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The girl in the corn  by Jason Offutt

The girl in the corn

Jason Offutt

Book

"Fairies don't exist, Thomas Cavanaugh's parents say. But the events that one night, when he follows a fairy into the cornfield on his parents' farm, prove them wrong. Years later, he is still haunted by what he saw that night. One day he crosses paths...

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A practical guide to conquering the world  by K. J. Parker

A practical guide to conquering the world

K. J. Parker

Book

"This is the true story of Aemilius Felix Boioannes the younger, the intended and unintended consequences of his life, the bad stuff he did on purpose, and the good stuff that happened in spite of him. It is, in other words, the tale of a war to end all...

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Bold love  by Lauren Accardo

Bold love

Lauren Accardo

Book

"Denny Torres needs a break. After a series of embarrassments on and off the field, the Adirondacks provide the perfect hideout for his new, quiet, post-football life... Bee does not have time for a hunky former athlete... Bee's just going to ignore the...

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You can run  by Rebecca Zanetti

You can run

Rebecca Zanetti

Book

"With a serial killer on the loose in Genesis Valley, WA, FBI profiler Laurel Snow must negotiate her conflicting feelings for the fish and wildlife officer she is working with, while dealing with a growing list of suspects and a danger that's far too...

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A valiant deceit  by Stephanie (Novelist) Graves

A valiant deceit

Stephanie (Novelist) Graves

Book

"Young pigeoneer Olive Bright has been conscripted, with her racing birds, to aid the fight against the Nazis. It's not the daring role she'd envisioned for herself, but her quiet little English village is not nearly as sheltered as she imagined... R...

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The post box at the North Pole  by Jaimie (Novelist) Admans

The post box at the North Pole

Jaimie (Novelist) Admans

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"Sasha Hansley hates Christmas. As a child, it was her favourite time of year, but ever since the tragic death of her mother, it has completely lost its magic. But when she gets an unexpected phone call from her estranged father, she's forced to dust...

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Crimes and covers  by Amanda Flower

Crimes and covers

Amanda Flower

Book

"Christmas is coming to the Western New York village of Cascade Springs, and so is the long-awaited wedding of Charming Books proprietor Violet Waverly and police chief David Rainwater. Grandma Daisy and Violet's best friend, Sadie, go all out to make...

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Defenestrate  by Renee Branum

Defenestrate

Renee Branum

Book

"Marta and her twin brother Nick have always been haunted and fascinated by an ancestral legend that holds that members of their family are doomed to various types of falls. And when their own family falls apart in the wake of a revelation and a resu...

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Goliath  by Tochi Onyebuchi

Goliath

Tochi Onyebuchi

Book

"In the 2050s, Earth has begun to empty. Those with the means and the privilege have departed the great cities of the United States for the more comfortable confines of space colonies. Those left behind salvage what they can from the collapsing infra...

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Texas homecoming  by Carolyn Brown

Texas homecoming

Carolyn Brown

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"After traveling the world, Dr. Cody Ryan has finally come home to his foster family's ranch in Honey Grove, Texas. But all his time in Doctors Without Borders couldn't have prepared him for the sudden blizzard that forces him to take shelter in an old...

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How to deceive a duke  by Samara Parish

How to deceive a duke

Samara Parish

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"Fiona McTavish is an engineer, a chemist, a rebel - and no one's idea of a proper lady. She prefers breeches to ballrooms, but her new invention - matches - will surely turn as many heads. There's just a little matter of her being arrested for a crime...

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Shit Cassandra saw  by Gwen E. Kirby

Shit Cassandra saw

Gwen E. Kirby

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"Cassandra may have seen the future, but it doesn't mean she's resigned to telling the Trojans everything she knows. In this ebullient collection, virgins escape from being sacrificed, witches refuse to be burned, whores aren't ashamed, and every woman...

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Light years from home  by Mike Chen

Light years from home

Mike Chen

Book

"Fifteen years ago on a family camping trip, Evie and Kass Shao's father and brother vanished. Their dad turned up days later, dehydrated and confused - convinced he'd been abducted by aliens. Their brother, Jakob, remained missing. Kass became the rock...

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Call me Cassandra  by Marcial Gala

Call me Cassandra

Marcial Gala

Book

"Cuba in the 1970s. Ten-year-old Rauli lives in hostile world: his older brother is violent; his philandering father doesn't understand him; his intelligence and sensitivity do not endear him to the other children at school. Rauli know three things to...

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Hot and sour suspects  by Vivien Chien

Hot and sour suspects

Vivien Chien

Book

"When Lana Lee's best friend, Megan Riley, asks her to help host a speed dating contest at Ho-Lee Noodle House, she doesn't see the harm in lending a hand. The night goes better than anticipated, and both Lana and Megan are beyond thrilled with the r...

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Bad actors  by Mick Herron

Bad actors

Mick Herron

Book

"In London's MI5 headquarters a scandal is brewing that could disgrace the entire intelligence community. The Downing Street superforecaster - a specialist who advises the Prime Minister's office on how policy is likely to be received by the electorate...

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