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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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Home to me  by Catherine Bybee

Home to me

Catherine Bybee

Book

"After Erin Fleming escapes from her controlling and abusive ex, she finds refuge in the heart of Santa Clarita, California. Eager to start over, she has a new name, a new look, and a new career. Settled into a private guesthouse, Erin can breathe free....

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For the best  by Vanessa Lillie

For the best

Vanessa Lillie

Book

"Suspected of a murder she can't remember, a troubled woman takes an unusual approach to proving her innocence in this gripping thriller from the bestselling author of Little Voices. When Jules Worthington-Smith's wallet is found next to a dead man, ...

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Killer, come back to me  by Ray Bradbury

Killer, come back to me

Ray Bradbury

Book

The new collection contains 20 stories, including classics of the genre and rare, little-known gems such as the title story, Bradbury's first published mystery. A number of the stories were adapted by the author for his popular TV series, The Ray Bra...

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The scandal  by Nicola Marsh

The scandal

Nicola Marsh

Book

"Empty-nester Marisa feels like she no longer has a purpose until she meets a pregnant young woman in need of aid. As the young woman's past comes to light, more secrets around town begin to surface and everything Marisa believed about her perfect life...

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Christmas card murder

Christmas card murder

Book

A collection of three holiday-themed novellas includes Leslie Meier's "Christmas Card Murder," in which the discovery of an old Christmas card with a nasty message finds Lucy Stone investigating a decades-old murder.

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Murder comes to call  by Jessica Ellicott

Murder comes to call

Jessica Ellicott

Book

Beryl Helliwell cited for 'reckless' motoring? Why, the very idea! Constable Gibbs just has it in for her. The solution? Charm the magistrate, of course. Beryl and Edwina pay a visit to the magistrate only to find his home ransacked and the man himself...

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Life after truth  by Ceridwen Dovey

Life after truth

Ceridwen Dovey

Book

"Fifteen years after graduating from Harvard, five close friends on the cusp of middle age are still pursuing an elusive happiness and wondering if they’ve wasted their youthful opportunities. Jules, already a famous actor when she arrived on campus,...

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Crazy stupid bromance  by Lyssa Kay Adams

Crazy stupid bromance

Lyssa Kay Adams

Book

"A hacktivist and a cat café owner decode the friend zone in this romantic comedy from the author of Undercover Bromance. Alexis Carlisle and her cat café, ToeBeans, have shot to fame after she came forward as a victim of a celebrity chef's sexual ha...

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The talented Miss Farwell  by Emily Gray Tedrowe

The talented Miss Farwell

Emily Gray Tedrowe

Book

"At the end of the 1990s, with the art market finally recovered from its disastrous collapse, Miss Rebecca Farwell has made a killing at Christie's in New York City, selling a portion of her extraordinary art collection for a rumored 900 percent prof...

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Fortune favors the dead  by Stephen Spotswood

Fortune favors the dead

Stephen Spotswood

Book

"New York, 1942: Willowjean "Will" Parker is a scrappy circus runaway whose knife-throwing skills have just saved the life of private investigator, Lillian Pentecost. Lillian's multiple sclerosis means she can't keep up with her old case load alone, so...

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The forgotten daughter  by Joanna Goodman

The forgotten daughter

Joanna Goodman

Book

1992: French-Canadian factions renew Quebec's fight to gain independence. Véronique Fortin, daughter of a radical separatist convicted of kidnapping and murdering a prominent politician in 1970, has embraced her father's cause. Then she falls for James...

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The Noel letters  by Richard Paul Evans

The Noel letters

Richard Paul Evans

Book

"After nearly two decades, Noel Post returns to her childhood home in Salt Lake City to see her estranged, dying father. What she believed would be a brief visit turns into something more as she inherits the bookstore her father fought to keep alive....

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The wonder boy of Whistle Stop  by Fannie Flagg

The wonder boy of Whistle Stop

Fannie Flagg

Book

"Bud Threadgoode grew up in the bustling little railroad town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, with his mother Ruth, church going and proper, and the fun-loving hell-raiser, his Aunt Idgie. Together they ran the town's popular Whistle Stop Café, known far and...

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Cold as ice  by Allison Brennan

Cold as ice

Allison Brennan

Book

"Two years ago, FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid put psychopath Elise Hansen Hunt in juvenile detention for her role in an organized crime syndicate. Now eighteen, Elise has been released, and plans to take her revenge by making Lucy's life hell. The plot begins...

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Blood victory  by Christopher Rice

Blood victory

Christopher Rice

Book

"As the test subject of an experimental drug, Charlotte Rowe was infused with extraordinary powers. As the secret weapon of a mysterious consortium, she baits evil predators and stops them in their tracks. But it takes more than fear to trigger what’s...

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The view from here  by Hannah Roberts McKinnon

The view from here

Hannah Roberts McKinnon

Book

"Can one fateful moment on a July afternoon undo a lifetime of good intentions? Only one thing is for certain - this extraordinary summer has irrevocably changed the Goodwin family and all that remains is the uncertain future."--

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Enemy of Rome  by Ben. author. Kane

Enemy of Rome

Ben. author. Kane

Book

"The great Carthaginian general, Hannibal, has never forgotten the defeat and humiliation of his father by Rome. Now he plans his revenge and the destruction of the old enemy. While Hannibal prepares for war, the young son of one of his most trusted ...

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The Amish Christmas gift  by Laura V. Hilton

The Amish Christmas gift

Laura V. Hilton

Book

"Elsie Miller has witnessed - and experienced - Levi Wyse's forgetfulness too many times to count. But even after they broke things off, Elsie never forgot the handsome Amish toymaker or her love for him. So when Levi's sister asks her to help keep h...

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The modern girl  by Diana K. Holmes

The modern girl

Diana K. Holmes

Book

Two women, ninety years apart, and an abandoned house that holds the key to a secret. When Frances Stewart wins a beauty pageant in 1931, she also wins a Hollywood screen test which enables her to leave behind her staid Victorian lifestyle in New Zealand...

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All I want for Christmas  by Joanna. author. Bolouri

All I want for Christmas

Joanna. author. Bolouri

Book

"When Nick loses his job and is dumped by his glamorous but demanding girlfriend, he is forced to grudgingly accept work as a Santa at a local Christmas grotto. As his friends are getting married or promoted, Nick spends his days being terrorised by ...

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Murder at an Irish Christmas  by Carlene O'Connor

Murder at an Irish Christmas

Carlene O'Connor

Book

"The O'Sullivan clan of County Cork, Ireland, are back to investigate another case of murder - this time at Christmas! Garda Siobhan O'Sullivan's holiday plans hit a sour note when murder rearranges the yuletide carols into unexpected eulogies... This...

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Everything changes.  by Catherine. author. Bybee

Everything changes.

Catherine. author. Bybee

Book

"As the only female civil engineer in her department, Grace Hudson needs space from men. Her last love interest traumatized her in ways she never saw coming; with that behind her, she is determined to focus on her career. Even so, a little flirting with...

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A solitude of wolverines  by Alice Henderson

A solitude of wolverines

Alice Henderson

Book

"While studying wolverines on a wildlife sanctuary in Montana, biologist Alex Carter is run off the road and threatened by locals determined to force her off the land. Undeterred in her mission to help save this threatened species, Alex tracks wolverines...

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The winter promise  by Rosie. author. Goodwin

The winter promise

Rosie. author. Goodwin

Book

"Nuneaton, 1867. When Opal Sharp's parents die from an illness and she suddenly finds herself penniless, homeless and caring for her three younger siblings, she thinks things can get no worse. But soon it becomes clear her younger siblings are both struck...

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A time for mercy  by John Grisham

A time for mercy

John Grisham

Book

"Deputy Stuart Kofer is a protected man. Though he's turned his drunken rages on his girlfriend, Josie, and her children many times before, the police code of silence has always shielded him. But one night he goes too far, leaving Josie for dead on the...

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Shakeup  by Stuart Woods

Shakeup

Stuart Woods

Book

"Upon returning from a dangerous coastal adventure, Stone Barrington is looking forward to some normalcy with the leading lady in his life. But when a grisly crime arrives on his doorstep, along with some suspicious new clients eager for his help, St...

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Truly, madly, deeply  by Karen Kingsbury

Truly, madly, deeply

Karen Kingsbury

Book

"When eighteen-year-old Tommy Baxter declares he wants to be a police officer after graduation, his mother, Reagan, won't hear of it. She's still mourning the death of her own father on September 11 and she's determined to keep her son safe from danger...

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War lord  by Bernard. author. Cornwell

War lord

Bernard. author. Cornwell

Book

"After years fighting to reclaim his rightful home, Uhtred of Bebbanburg has returned to Northumbria. With his loyal band of warriors and a new woman by his side, his household is secure - yet Uhtred is far from safe. Beyond the walls of his impregna...

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You betrayed me  by Lisa Jackson

You betrayed me

Lisa Jackson

Book

"The Cahills of San Francisco are famous for two things: their vast wealth, and the scandals that surround them. Murder, greed, deadly ambition ... some people will do anything to get, and keep, the Cahills' kind of money. Not that James Cahill wants...

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A conspiracy of silence  by Anna Legat

A conspiracy of silence

Anna Legat

Book

"When a body is found in the grounds of a prestigious Wiltshire private school, DI Gillian Marsh takes on the case. The young groundsman, Bradley Watson, has been shot dead, pierced through the heart with an arrow. As the investigation gathers pace, DI...

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Death and the maiden  by Ariana Franklin

Death and the maiden

Ariana Franklin

Book

"England. 1191. After the death of her friend and patron, King Henry II, Adelia Aguilar is living comfortably in retirement and training her daughter, Allie. Learning the practical knowledge of anatomy, forensics, and sleuthing that catches murderers,...

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The cookbook club  by Elizabeth M. Harbison

The cookbook club

Elizabeth M. Harbison

Book

"MUST LOVE BUTTER: The Cookbook Club is now open to members. Foodies come join us! No diets! No skipping dessert! Margo Everson sees the call out for the cookbook club and knows she's found her people. Recently dumped by her self-absorbed husband, who...

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Song of the crocodile  by Nardi Simpson

Song of the crocodile

Nardi Simpson

Book

"Darnmoor, The Gateway to Happiness. The sign taunts a fool into feeling some sense of achievement, some kind of end - that you have reached a destination in the very least. Yet as the sign states, Darnmoor is merely a gateway, a waypoint on the road...

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Escape pod

Escape pod

Book

"Celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of cutting-edge science fiction from the hit podcast, Escape Pod. Escape Pod has been bringing the finest short fiction to millions of ears all over the world, at the forefront of a new fiction revolution. This an...

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Snow  by John. author. Banville

Snow

John. author. Banville

Book

"Following the discovery of the corpse of a highly respected parish priest at Ballyglass House - the Co. Wexford family seat of the aristocratic, secretive Osborne family - Detective Inspector St John Strafford is called in from Dublin to investigate...

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The fourth island  by Sarah Tolmie

The fourth island

Sarah Tolmie

Book

"Huddled in the sea off the coast of Ireland is a fourth Aran Island, a secret island peopled by the lost, findable only in moments of despair. Whether drowned at sea, trampled by Cromwell's soldiers, or exiled for clinging to the dead, no outsiders reach...

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Spellbreaker  by Charlie N. Holmberg

Spellbreaker

Charlie N. Holmberg

Book

"The orphaned Elsie Camden learned as a girl that there were two kinds of wizards in the world: those who pay for the power to cast spells and those, like her, born with the ability to break them. But as an unlicensed magic user, her gift is a crime....

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The eyes of the Queen  by Oliver Clements

The eyes of the Queen

Oliver Clements

Book

"A man who will become the original MI6 agent protects England and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I from Spain's nefarious plan to crush the Age of the Enlightenment. After centuries locked in an endless cycle of poverty, persecution, and barbarity, Europe...

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Plain bad heroines  by Emily M. Danforth

Plain bad heroines

Emily M. Danforth

Book

"'It's a terrible story and one way to tell it is this: two girls in love and a fog of wasps cursed the place forever after...' In 1902, at an all girl's boarding school in Rhode Island, students Flo and Clara are madly in love with each other, as well...

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Toto among the murderers  by Sally J. Morgan

Toto among the murderers

Sally J. Morgan

Book

"It is 1973 and Jude - known to her friends as Toto - has just graduated from art school and moves into a house in a run-down part of Leeds. Jude is a chaotic wild child who flirts with the wrong kind of people, drinks too much and gets stoned too often....

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A promise of ankles  by Alexander McCall Smith

A promise of ankles

Alexander McCall Smith

Book

"The winds of change are blowing through Scotland Street. Though Bertie is getting older, he can't resist an adventure to escape his domineering mother, and Bruce, ever the navel-gazer, will have to bring his best self to navigate the complexities of...

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Love your life  by Sophie. author. Kinsella

Love your life

Sophie. author. Kinsella

Book

"Ava is sick of online dating. She's always trusted her own instincts over an algorithm, anyway, and she wants a break from it all. So when she signs up to a semi-silent, anonymous writing retreat in glorious Italy, love is the last thing on her mind.Until...

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Christmas with the Spitfire girls  by Jenny Holmes

Christmas with the Spitfire girls

Jenny Holmes

Book

"Yorkshire 1944: All they want this year is a truly happy Christmas…The end of the war feels tantalisingly close, but Air Transport Auxiliary girls Bobbie, Viv and Mary have plenty more flights in their beloved Spitfires yet - battling everything from...

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Scatter her ashes  by Heine T. Bakkeid

Scatter her ashes

Heine T. Bakkeid

Book

"Disgraced, damaged former police officer Thorkild Aske has stopped taking his painkillers after his last experience searching for the missing in northern Norway. Wracked by withdrawal and desperate for work, he reluctantly agrees to investigate the....

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The sentinel  by Lee. author. Child

The sentinel

Lee. author. Child

Book

"Jack Reacher gets off the bus in a sleepy no-name town outside Nashville, Tennessee. He plans to grab a cup of coffee and move right along. Not going to happen.The town has been shut down by a cyber attack. At the centre of it all, whether he likes it...

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A surprise for Christmas

A surprise for Christmas

Book

"Two dead bodies and a Christmas stocking weaponised. A Postman murdered delivering cards on Christmas morning. A Christmas tree growing over a forgotten homicide. It's the most wonderful time of the year, except for the victims of these shocking and...

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Happily letter after  by Vi Keeland

Happily letter after

Vi Keeland

Book

"My love story all started with a letter. Only it wasn't from the man I'd eventually fall in love with. It was from his daughter. A sweet little girl named Birdie Maxwell who'd written to the magazine that I worked for. You see, once a year my employ...

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Thirst for justice  by David R. (David Richard) Boyd

Thirst for justice

David R. (David Richard) Boyd

Book

"Michael MacDougall is a talented trauma surgeon whose life in Seattle is slowly unraveling. Frustrated as an ER doctor and his marriage in trouble, he volunteers with a medical aid charity in the Congo. Soon disconsolate at the lives he cannot save in...

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After the silence  by Louise O'Neill

After the silence

Louise O'Neill

Book

"On the day of Henry and Keelin Kinsella's wild party at their big house a violent storm engulfed the island of Inisrun, cutting it off from the mainland. When morning broke Nessa Crowley's lifeless body lay in the garden, her last breath silenced by...

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The city under siege  by Michael (Fiction writer) Russell

The city under siege

Michael (Fiction writer) Russell

Book

"1941, and Detective Inspector Stefan Gillespie is ferrying documents between Dublin and war-torn London. When Ireland's greatest actor is arrested in Soho, after the brutal murder of a gay man, Stefan extricates him from an embarrassing situation. B...

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The trouble with peace  by Joe Abercrombie

The trouble with peace

Joe Abercrombie

Book

"Savine dan Glokta, once Adua's most powerful investor, finds her judgement, fortune and reputation in tatters. But her ambitions are intact, and no scruple will be permitted to stand in her way. For heroes like Leo dan Brock and Stour Nightfall, only...

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The hearer's wife  by Fleur. author. McDonald

The hearer's wife

Fleur. author. McDonald

Book

"2020: When the Australian Federal Police swoop unheralded into Barker and make a shocking arrest for possession of narcotics, Detective Dave Burrows is certain there is more to the story than meets the eye. But the Feds insist that Dave is too invested...

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Death in Daylesford  by Kerry. author. Greenwood

Death in Daylesford

Kerry. author. Greenwood

Book

"When a mysterious invitation arrives for Miss Phryne Fisher from an unknown Captain Herbert Spencer, Phryne's curiosity is excited. Spencer runs a retreat in Victoria's spa country for shell-shocked soldiers of the First World War. It's a cause after...

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Consolation  by Garry. author. Disher

Consolation

Garry. author. Disher

Book

"Winter in Tiverton. Constable Paul Hirschhausen has a snowdropper on his patch. Someone is stealing women's underwear, and Hirsch knows enough about that kind of crime - how it can escalate - not to take it lightly. But the more immediate concern is...

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The Champagne War  by Fiona McIntosh

The Champagne War

Fiona McIntosh

Book

"In the summer of 1914, vigneron Jerome Mea heads off to war, certain he’ll be home by Christmas. His new bride Sophie Delancré, a fifth generation champenoise, is determined to ensure the forthcoming vintages will be testament to their love and the power...

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Three women disappear  by James Patterson

Three women disappear

James Patterson

Book

"Accountant Anthony Costello has a talent for manipulating both numbers and people, turning losses into profits, enemies into allies - and vice versa. When Costello is found murdered in his own home, three suspects had motive. All three had access to...

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The best science fiction of the year. Volume 5

The best science fiction of the year. Volume 5

Book

"The latest volume of The Best Science Fiction of the Year, a yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World Fantasy Award–winning editor Neil Clarke, collecting the finest that the genre has to offer, from the biggest names in the field to the most exciting...

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The evidence  by Christopher. author. Priest

The evidence

Christopher. author. Priest

Book

"Todd Fremde, an author of police procedurals and criminal thrillers, is invited to talk at a conference on the remote island of Dearth, far across the Dream Archipelago. Once there, he finds himself caught up in a series of mysteries. How can Dearth...

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The list  by Carys. author. Jones

The list

Carys. author. Jones

Book

"Five names on a list. The first two are dead. The third one is yours... Beth Belmont runs every day, hard and fast on the trail near home. She knows every turn, every bump in the road. So when she spots something out of place - a slip of white paper...

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Everything in its right place  by Tobias McCorkell

Everything in its right place

Tobias McCorkell

Book

"Coburg, Melbourne. Ford McCullen is growing up with his mother Deidre and his Pop and Noonie in ‘The Compound’, a pair of units in the shadow of Pentridge prison. His father, Robert, has left them to live in the bush with his new male partner. Nobody...

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Secrets of a serial killer  by Rosie. author. Walker

Secrets of a serial killer

Rosie. author. Walker

Book

"There it is: fear. It's crawling all over her face and in her eyes, like a swarm of insects, and it's all because of him... A serial killer has been terrorising Lancaster for decades, longer than should ever have been possible. The police are baff...

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The secret life of Mr Roos  by Håkan Nesser

The secret life of Mr Roos

Håkan Nesser

Book

"A secluded hut in the middle of the woods. A double life that could be his downfall. The Secret Life of Mr Roos is the third Inspector Barbarotti novel from the 'Godfather of Swedish crime' (Metro), Hakan Nesser. At fifty-nine years old, Valdemar Roos...

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Shadow sands  by Robert Bryndza

Shadow sands

Robert Bryndza

Book

"Kate Marshall was a promising young police detective when she caught the notorious Nine Elms serial killer. But her greatest victory suddenly turned into a nightmare. Traumatized, betrayed, and publicly vilified for the shocking circumstances surrounding...

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A lie for a lie  by Julie. author. Corbin

A lie for a lie

Julie. author. Corbin

Book

"We all tell lies, don't we? Most of the time, they're harmless. But every now and then, we lie without thinking about the consequences... As a school nurse, Anna Pierce is a well-respected and trusted member of the community. So when she is accused...

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The wedding favour  by Lilly Bartlett

The wedding favour

Lilly Bartlett

Book

"She wants a groom. He wants a visa... When London's rising social media star, Nelly Roberts, is left in the lurch with not just a wedding but also the country's biggest magazine feature on the line, shes got no choice but to substitute one groom for...

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The duke effect  by Sophie Jordan

The duke effect

Sophie Jordan

Book

"Despite being surrounded by her happily wed sisters, Nora Langley prefers botany to ballrooms and would rather spend a lifetime in her laboratory than consider affairs of the heart. An expert herbalist, Nora has been masquerading as her late physician...

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Tangled up in Texas  by Delores Fossen

Tangled up in Texas

Delores Fossen

Book

"Between running his family ranch and dealing with far too many needy relatives, Shaw Jameson doesn't have time for more trouble. But when his first love, former-child-star-turned-businesswoman Sunny Dalton, returns to Lone Star Ridge, Shaw senses things...

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Someday at Christmas  by Lizzie Byron

Someday at Christmas

Lizzie Byron

Book

"Shell Smith is a make-up artist on the ART counter at Duke & Sons, a beautiful but old-fashioned department store in her home city. Shell loves her job and loves living at home with her loud, rambunctious family. This Christmas, business is booming in...

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A winter's dream  by Sophie Claire

A winter's dream

Sophie Claire

Book

"Liberty has never been a risk-taker. She loves the routine of her quiet life in the charming village of Willowbrook, with her Labrador, Charlie. But the arrival of a mysterious gift prompts Liberty to make some changes: starting with a daily challenge...

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Freetown  by Otto de Kat

Freetown

Otto de Kat

Book

"Maria is independent, unconventional and unafraid. She is trying to find an explanation for the disappearance of Ishmael, a refugee from Sierra Leone who came to her door as a newspaper boy and stayed for seven years. He was like a son to her. Vincent...

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The haunted shore  by Neil. author. Spring

The haunted shore

Neil. author. Spring

Book

"When Lizzy moves to a desolate shore to escape her past, she hopes to find sanctuary. But a mysterious stranger is waiting for her, her father's carer, and when darkness falls, something roams this wild stretch of beach, urging Lizzy to investigate its...

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Lake season  by Denise Hunter

Lake season

Denise Hunter

Book

"When their parents die in a tragic accident, Molly Bennett and her siblings pull together to fulfill their parents' dream: turning their historic Bluebell, North Carolina, home back into an inn. The situation would just be temporary--three years at ...

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The lost shtetl   by Max Gross

The lost shtetl

Max Gross

Book

"What if there was a town that Hitler missed? For over fifty years the tiny Jewish shtetl of Kreskol has existed virtually untouched and unchanged. Spared of the Holocaust and Cold War, Kreskol has enjoyed an isolated peace. But when a marriage dispute...

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Death awaits in Durham  by Helen (Novelist) Cox

Death awaits in Durham

Helen (Novelist) Cox

Book

"When librarian and budding private investigator Kitt Hartley visits her ex-assistant Grace Edwards in Durham, she soon learns of an unsolved murder. A year ago Jodie Perkins, a Mechanics student, disappeared after her student-radio broadcast was cut...

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The pilgrim conspiracy  by Jeroen Windmeijer

The pilgrim conspiracy

Jeroen Windmeijer

Book

"The normally quiet Dutch town of Leiden is horrified when the chairman of the local Masonic lodge is brutally killed. Almost simultaneously, a manuscript is found in an archive in which an anonymous author tells the hidden history of the Pilgrim Fathers,...

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Only truth  by Julie (Thriller writer) Cameron

Only truth

Julie (Thriller writer) Cameron

Book

"A successful artist with a doting husband, Isabel Dryland knows she should be grateful for her happy life. It's a complete reversal from the one she led before, when normalcy seemed out of reach, after a violent assault she cannot remember left her ...

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The Tindalos asset  by Caitlín R. Kiernan

The Tindalos asset

Caitlín R. Kiernan

Book

"A rundown apartment in Koreatown. A Los Angeles winter. A strung out, worn out, wrecked and used government agent is scraped up off the pavement, cleaned up, and reluctantly sent out into battle one last time. Ellison Nicodemo has seen and done terr...

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Hitler's brothel  by Steve Matthews

Hitler's brothel

Steve Matthews

Book

"Two sisters are cruelly separated by war in tragic circumstances. Ania is imprisoned in a concentration camp in Poland and Danuta's search for her sister leads her into the Polish Underground. They each do what they must to survive long enough to find...

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Death at the Orange Locks  by Anja de. author. Jager

Death at the Orange Locks

Anja de. author. Jager

Book

"After her painful divorce four years ago, Lotte Meerman has kept well away from Arjen, her ex-husband, and his new wife Nadia. So when they both visit her at central Amsterdam's police station to report Nadia's father missing, Lotte is shocked - but...

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The land  by Thomas James Maltman

The land

Thomas James Maltman

Book

"Recovering from a terrible auto accident just before the turn of the millennium, college dropout and hobbyist computer-game programmer Lucien Swenson becomes the caretaker of a house in northern Minnesota. Lucien sets out to find a missing woman he had...

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Kitty's mix-tape  by Carrie Vaughn

Kitty's mix-tape

Carrie Vaughn

Book

"Kitty Norville still can't stay away from trouble --of the supernatural kind. Everyone's favorite werewolf DJ is here to mix it up just one last time. Here you will find, or will be lucky to newly discover, the irrepressible Kitty Norville with friends...

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The space between worlds  by Micaiah Johnson

The space between worlds

Micaiah Johnson

Book

"Reasons Cara has died: - The emperor of the wasteland wanted to make an example of her mother and started with her - One of her mother's boyfriends wanted to cover up what he did to her - She was born addicted and her lungs didn't develop - She was ...

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Ring shout  by P. Djèlí Clark

Ring shout

P. Djèlí Clark

Book

"In this dark fantasy historical novella that gives a supernatural twist to the Ku Klux Klan's reign of terror, The Birth of a Nation cast a spell across America, swelling the Klan's ranks and drinking deep from the darkest thoughts of white folk. All...

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The Duke of Caladan  by Brian Herbert

The Duke of Caladan

Brian Herbert

Book

"Leto Atreides, Duke of Caladan and father of the Muad'Dib. While all know of his fall and the rise of his son, little is known about the quiet ruler of Caladan and his partner Jessica. Or how a Duke of an inconsequential planet earned an emperor's favor,...

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Oaths & conquests.

Oaths & conquests.

Book

"The Mortal Realms are burning. The hope brought by Sigmar's storm is now nothing more than a dwindling light against the darkness of Chaos, as mighty warlords rise to prominence and teeming hordes of ratmen and greenskins threaten to topple civilisa...

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The secrets of Saffron Hall  by Clare Marchant

The secrets of Saffron Hall

Clare Marchant

Book

"Two women. Five centuries apart. One life-changing secret about to be unearthed... 1538: Though Eleanor is not wealthy, the saffron spice she grows for her new husband is more valuable than gold. But as his reputation in Henry's court soars, Eleanor...

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Hag

Hag

Book

"Here are sisters fighting for the love of the same woman, a pregnant archaeologist unearthing impossible bones and lost children following you home. A panther runs through the forests of England and pixies prey upon violent men. From the islands of ...

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Ordinary hazards  by Anna Bruno

Ordinary hazards

Anna Bruno

Book

"Emma has settled into her hometown bar for the evening. It was in this very room that she met Lucas a few years back, on a blind date. Nine months ago, in unimaginable circumstances, they divorced. As Emma listens to the locals' banter, key facts about...

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Why mummy's sloshed  by Gill. author. Sims

Why mummy's sloshed

Gill. author. Sims

Book

"I just wanted them to stop wittering at me, eat vegetables without complaining, let me go to the loo in peace and learn to make a decent gin and tonic. It genuinely never occurred to me when they were little that this would ever end – an eternity o...

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The two lost mountains  by Matthew Reilly

The two lost mountains

Matthew Reilly

Book

"Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. With his rivals far ahead of him, Jack must now get to one of the...

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The perfect sister  by Zoe. author. Miller

The perfect sister

Zoe. author. Miller

Book

"Once inseparable, years of resentment and jealousy have driven Alice and Holly apart. But, though they barely speak these days, Alice knows her sister is hiding something. When she hears that a discovery at a soon-to-be-demolished apartment building...

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Map's edge  by David Hair

Map's edge

David Hair

Book

"Dashryn Cowl has run out of places to hide. The erstwhile sorcerer of the Imperial College fled the Bolgravian Empire when his high-flying family fell from grace, but the tyrannical empire is still hunting for him. So when he gets his hands on a map...

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The Fabergé secret  by Charles Belfoure

The Fabergé secret

Charles Belfoure

Book

"St Petersburg, 1903. Prince Dimitri Markhov counts himself lucky to be a close friend of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra. Cocooned by the glittering wealth of the Imperial court, the talented architect lives a life of luxury and comfort, by the...

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Angels weep  by Colin Falconer

Angels weep

Colin Falconer

Book

"Three can keep a secret. If two of you are dead... Two women are snatched off the streets of London in one weekend. DI Charlie George and his team get to work. The lives of these young women - one of them a mother - are on the line, and the clock is...

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The last Christmas cowboy  by Maisey Yates

The last Christmas cowboy

Maisey Yates

Book

"Cowgirl Rose Daniels is determined to play matchmaker to ensure her beloved sister will meet someone under the mistletoe. She enlists the reluctant help of family friend Logan Heath, but his insistence that she doesn't understand chemistry is exaspe...

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The vow  by Debbie. author. Howells

The vow

Debbie. author. Howells

Book

"Two weeks before her wedding, a stranger stops Amy in the street and warns her she’s in danger. Then that night, Matt, her fiancé, doesn’t come home. Desperate, Amy calls the police - but when Matt fails to emerge, she’s forced to call off her wedding...

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Pulpit Rock  by Kate. author. Rhodes

Pulpit Rock

Kate. author. Rhodes

Book

"As the scorching summer sun beats down on St Mary’s in the Isles of Scilly, DI Ben Kitto and his team are training for the annual Swimathon, until they discover a body hanging from Pulpit Rock, dressed in a bridal gown. An obsessive killer is hunting...

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Balkan glory  by Julian Stockwin

Balkan glory

Julian Stockwin

Book

"1811. The Adriatic, the 'French Lake', is now the most valuable territory Napoleon Bonaparte possesses. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd finds his glorious return to England cut short when the Admiralty summons him to lead a squadron of frigates into these waters...

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This is how it took place  by Rudrakshi. author. Bhattacharjee

This is how it took place

Rudrakshi. author. Bhattacharjee

Book

" A girl tries in vain to please her mother, a young woman comes to terms with her infidelity, siblings take over each other's identities - these stories, often told from the perspectives of silent rebels, headstrong loners and nihilistic onlookers, open...

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Phoenix extravagant  by Yoon Ha Lee

Phoenix extravagant

Yoon Ha Lee

Book

"Gyen Jebi isn't a fighter or a subversive. They just want to paint. One day they're jobless and desperate; the next, Jebi finds themself recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint the mystical sigils that animate the occupying government's automato...

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