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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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Maigret and the killer  by Georges Simenon

Maigret and the killer

Georges Simenon

Book

"When a tape recorder is found on a murder victim, Inspector Maigret hopes this will be the clue he needs to track down the killer."--Publisher description.

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The burning issue of the day  by T. E. (Thomas E.) Kinsey

The burning issue of the day

T. E. (Thomas E.) Kinsey

Book

"A journalist has been killed in a suspicious blaze. Everything points to a group of suffragettes, but the apparent culprit insists she is innocent. When Lady Hardcastle receives a letter from a suffragette requesting her urgent help, the retired spy...

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A five-minute life  by Emma (Romance author) Scott

A five-minute life

Emma (Romance author) Scott

Book

"Thea Hughes survived a car accident that left her with amnesia. She experiences life a few minutes at a time before her memory erases and starts over. Jim Whelan is an orderly, working in the sanitarium where Thea lives. When Thea has a chance to receive...

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Through fire  by Sarah A. Hoyt

Through fire

Sarah A. Hoyt

Book

"A spaceship mechanic has no place in a fairy tale. But now Zen Sienna finds herself in a beautiful palace being courted by the ruler of vast lands. Yet soon Zen is caught up in a revolution that comes a bit too close to imitating the original French...

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Monster hunter guardian  by Larry Correia

Monster hunter guardian

Larry Correia

Book

"When Owen Pitt and the rest of the Monster Hunter International crew are called away to mount a month’s-long rescue mission in a monster-infested nightmare dimension, Julie Shackleford - Owen’s wife and descendant of MHI founder Bubba Shackelford - is...

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Age of legend  by Michael J. Sullivan

Age of legend

Michael J. Sullivan

Book

"With Age of Myth, Age of Swords, and Age of War, fantasy master Michael J. Sullivan riveted readers with a tale of unlikely heroes locked in a desperate battle to save mankind. After years of warfare, humanity has gained the upper hand and has pushed...

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Rock the boat  by Rachael Herron

Rock the boat

Rachael Herron

Book

"Love 'em and leave 'em wanting more, that's always been Jake's motto. Only one thing matters, and it's not love - it's the pure freedom of the open ocean, the wind in the rigging, and nothing but blue water ahead. Zora, though? She was the one catch...

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The gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday  by Saad Z. Hossain

The gurkha and the Lord of Tuesday

Saad Z. Hossain

Book

"When the djinn king Melek Ahmar wakes up after millennia of imprisoned slumber, the world is vastly different from what he remembers. Arrogant and bombastic, he comes down the mountain expecting an easy conquest: the wealthy, spectacular city-state ...

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Take it back  by Kia Abdullah

Take it back

Kia Abdullah

Book

"The Victim: A sixteen-year-old girl with facial deformities, neglected by an alcoholic mother. Who accuses four boys of something unthinkable... The Defendants: Four handsome teenage boys from hardworking immigrant families. All with corroborating s...

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I ♥ Oklahoma!  by Roy Scranton

I ♥ Oklahoma!

Roy Scranton

Book

"A bleeding-edge contemporary novel that dives into the heart of Donald Trump's America. Three artists set out across the country to make a movie. There's Suzie, the jaded writer; Jim, a corporate suit-turned-video artist who survived 9/11; and a hip...

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Stolen things  by Rachael Herron

Stolen things

Rachael Herron

Book

"When the daughter of a local police chief and dispatcher makes a horrific 911 call, the whole town jumps into action. JoJo is disorientated; she has been raped and beaten at the home of pro footballer Kevin Leeds. She doesn't know what happened to K...

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Night of power  by Anar Ali

Night of power

Anar Ali

Book

"As the heir to a successful business empire in Uganda, Mansoor Visram had everything a man could want: money, power, influence, a beautiful wife, and a baby son. But when Idi Amin's regime begins its crackdown on its South Asian population, Mansoor and...

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Killer's choice  by Louis Begley

Killer's choice

Louis Begley

Book

"With the death of his nemesis, corrupt business mogul Abner Brown, retired Marine Jack Dana thought he could finally return to his peaceful career as a novelist. And after falling hard for Heidi Krohn, the glamorous high-powered lawyer who helped avenge...

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Unbreak me  by Michelle Hazen

Unbreak me

Michelle Hazen

Book

"Andra Lawler has hardly left her family's ranch in years, imprisoned by the trauma of her sexual assault. LJ Delisle hasn't made it out of New Orleans until now, stuck in a cycle of poverty and grief following Hurricane Katrina. When the black Creole...

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Campusland  by Scott Johnston

Campusland

Scott Johnston

Book

A tumultuous and often hilarious first novel about one year of insanity at the Ivy-like Devon University, a blissful bubble of elite students and the adults at their mercy. Eph Russell is an English professor up for tenure. He may look and sound priv...

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Almost adults  by Ali Pantony

Almost adults

Ali Pantony

Book

"Ever managed to kill a succulent after just a few days? Got seven reminder letters on the kitchen table because you forgot to pay your council tax? Become a hot mess who’s falling apart because they’ve been broken up with? Nobody told Mackie, Edele,...

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Blueprint  by Theresia Enzensberger

Blueprint

Theresia Enzensberger

Book

"Luise Schilling is young, inquisitive and has a promising future ahead of her. At the beginning of the turbulent twenties, she arrives at Weimar's Bauhaus University. She takes classes with professors such as Gropius and Kandinsky and throws herself...

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Polite society  by Mahesh (Fiction writer) Rao

Polite society

Mahesh (Fiction writer) Rao

Book

"Beautiful, clever, and very slightly bored, Ania Khurana has Delhi wrapped around her finger. When Ania finds love for her spinster aunt, she realizes her potential as a force for good. For her next match, Ania sets her sights on Dimple: her newest,...

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When the plums are ripe  by Alain Patrice Nganang

When the plums are ripe

Alain Patrice Nganang

Book

"In Cameroon, plum season is a highly anticipated time of year. But for the narrator of When the Plums Are Ripe, the poet Pouka, the season reminds him of the "time when our country had discovered the root not so much of its own violence as that of the...

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Pale kings  by Micah Yongo

Pale kings

Micah Yongo

Book

"For centuries the Five Lands have been at peace, but now a nameless enemy is tearing apart their borders. When a young assassin, Neythan, is summoned to Súnam, he expects to help uncover the enemy, but is instead confronted with secrets from his for...

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Dead guilty  by Michelle Davies

Dead guilty

Michelle Davies

Book

"Fifteen years ago a young British woman was brutally murdered in Mallorca while holidaying with her parents and fiancé. Her killer was never caught, despite a major joint investigation between the British and Spanish police - and the fact that the g...

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The miner's wife  by Diane (Romantic fiction writer) Allen

The miner's wife

Diane (Romantic fiction writer) All...

Book

"Seventeen-year-old Meg Oversby often dreams of a more exciting life than the dull existence she faces at her family's farm deep in the Yorkshire Dales. Growing up, she's always sensed her father's disappointment at not having a son to help with the ...

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How the dead speak  by Val. author. McDermid

How the dead speak

Val. author. McDermid

Book

"With Tony behind bars and Carol finally out of road as a cop, he's finding unexpected outlets for his talents in jail and she's joined forces with a small informal group of lawyers and forensics experts looking into suspected miscarriages of justice....

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Girl in the rearview mirror  by Kelsey Rae Dimberg

Girl in the rearview mirror

Kelsey Rae Dimberg

Book

"When a family's secrets are built on lies, all it will take is one woman to expose the truth. Desperate to leave her past behind, Finn Hunt finishes college, her next destination unknown. Ending up in Phoenix, Arizona, in the rising heat of the summer,...

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The second biggest nothing  by Colin Cotterill

The second biggest nothing

Colin Cotterill

Book

"Laos. Vientiane, 1980: Laos is celebrating its fifth anniversary of communist rule, and Dr. Siri and his crew couldn't be less thrilled. But really, things could be a lot worse. Madame Daeng's noodle shop is thriving, Tukta and Geung are on their ho...

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The inn  by James Patterson

The inn

James Patterson

Book

"The Inn at Gloucester stands alone on the rocky New England shoreline. Its seclusion suits former Boston police detective Bill Robinson, novice owner and innkeeper. As long as the dozen redidents pay their rent, Robinson doesn't ask any questions. Yet...

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Dark age  by Pierce Brown

Dark age

Pierce Brown

Book

"For a decade Darrow led a revolution against the corrupt color-coded Society. Now, outlawed by the very Republic he founded, he wages a rogue war on Mercury in hopes that he can still salvage the dream of Eo. But as he leaves death and destruction in...

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You've been volunteered  by Laurie Gelman

You've been volunteered

Laurie Gelman

Book

"In the eagerly anticipated follow-up to Laurie Gelman's "irreverent and hilarious" (The New York Post) hit Class Mom, brash, lovable Jen Dixon is back with a new class and her work cut out for her. If you've ever been a room parent or school volunteer,...

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Nightingale Point  by Luan Goldie

Nightingale Point

Luan Goldie

Book

"On an ordinary Saturday morning in 1996, the residents of Nightingale Point wake up to their normal lives and worries.Mary has a secret life that no one knows about, not even Malachi and Tristan, the brothers she vowed to look after. Malachi had to grow...

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A killer edition  by Lorna Barrett

A killer edition

Lorna Barrett

Book

With her assistant, Pixie, picking up more responsibility around the shop, Tricia Miles suddenly has a lot more time on her hands. Tricia decides to join the local animal-rescue board and enter the Great Booktown Bake-Off, but neither pans out as smoothly...

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William Shakespeare's Get thee back to the future!  by Ian Doescher

William Shakespeare's Get thee back to the future!

Ian Doescher

Book

In the iconic '80s film Back to the Future, Marty McFly travels from 1985 to 1955, changing the path of his parents' destinies... as well as his own. Now fans of the movie can take that journey once more with the latest masterpiece written in the style...

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William Shakespeare's Much ado about mean girls  by Ian Doescher

William Shakespeare's Much ado about mean girls

Ian Doescher

Book

"Return to North Shore High in this totally fetching retelling of Tina Fey's 2004 film Mean Girls, written in the style of the Bard of Avon. This comedy of manners follows Cady Heron's journey from lowly homeschooled jungle freak to most popular girl...

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Clear my name  by Paula Daly

Clear my name

Paula Daly

Book

"Innocent? When Carrie was accused of brutally murdering her husband's lover, she denied it. She denied it when they arrested her, when they put her in front of a jury, and when they sent her to prison. Now she's three years into a fifteen-year sentence,...

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The battle for Newfoundland  by Herb Sakalaucks

The battle for Newfoundland

Herb Sakalaucks

Book

"War clouds gather as the French and Danes struggle for control of the North in the New World. Move and counter-move play out as Richelieu launches a French expedition to sweep the Danes from their new settlements. It's the Love Boat versus the French...

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The hidden things  by Jamie Mason

The hidden things

Jamie Mason

Book

"A home-security camera captures fourteen-year-old Carly Liddell fending off a vicious attack just inside her own front door. The video of her heroic escape appears online and goes viral. As the view count climbs, the lives of four desperate people will...

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Nailing down the saint  by Craig Cliff

Nailing down the saint

Craig Cliff

Book

"Duncan Blake is a Kiwi filmmaker whose move to LA has not gone to plan. After a series of setbacks, he's working at a chain restaurant, his marriage is on shaky ground after a porn-related faux pas and his son won't stop watching Aladdin. When Duncan...

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Moments  by Natalie Winter

Moments

Natalie Winter

Book

"Life is made up of countless moments. Moments that make us who we are. But what if they don't unfold the way they're supposed to...? What if you get on the wrong bus, or don't speak to the right person at a party, or stay in a job that isn't for you?...

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Cry pilot  by Joel Dane

Cry pilot

Joel Dane

Book

"A devastated Earth. Rogue bio-weapons. And a recruit with secrets. In this explosive new military science fiction novel, a tight-knit infantry squad is thrown into battle against a mysterious enemy that appears without warning and strikes without me...

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Blood of an exile  by Brian Naslund

Blood of an exile

Brian Naslund

Book

"When he was caught trying to assassinate a fellow noble, Flawless Bershad was given a death sentence. Fight monsters so that he would die serving the kingdom. But Beshad can’t die.He’s never lost a fight, the most successful dragon slayer in history...

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At your door  by J. P. (Thriller writer) Carter

At your door

J. P. (Thriller writer) Carter

Book

"What happens when the past comes back to kill you? When DCI Anna Tate is called to the gruesome discovery of a dead woman found on Barnes Common, she is plunged into a high-profile investigation involving a prominent MP. London is baying for blood -...

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Three days in Florence  by Chris Manby

Three days in Florence

Chris Manby

Book

Kathy Courage has never visited the famous Italian city of Florence before, so she's thrilled when her boyfriend Neil invites her to go - even if it is as his 'plus one' for a work conference. But when Kathy finds herself unexpectedly stranded in the...

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The militia  by Mike Sheridan

The militia

Mike Sheridan

Book

"Now that Camp Eastwood has electricity, life has become more comfortable at the survivor settlement. There's still plenty of work to do however, and Walter and Sheriff Rollins know they cannot become complacent -- especially while Chris and his tribe...

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Fierce girl /cEmma Tallon. by Emma Tallon

Fierce girl /cEmma Tallon.

Emma Tallon

Book

"Anna Davis has grown up. She's not the naive runaway who escaped her vicious gangland boyfriend anymore. She's tougher than ever and she won't let anyone take advantage of her - or the people she loves. Anna's devoted boyfriend, East End baron Freddie...

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The Catholic school  by Edoardo Albinati

The Catholic school

Edoardo Albinati

Book

"In 1975, three young well-off men, former students at Rome's prestigious all-boys Catholic high school San Leone Magno, brutally torture, rape, and murder two young women. The event, which comes to be known as the Circeo massacre, shocks and captivates...

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Below the line  by Howard Michael Gould

Below the line

Howard Michael Gould

Book

"Former LAPD detective Charlie Waldo was living in solitude deep in the woods, pathologically committed to owning no more than one hundred possessions, until his PI ex-girlfriend Lorena dragged him back to civilization to solve a high-profile Hollywood...

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Marilou is everywhere  by Sarah Elaine Smith

Marilou is everywhere

Sarah Elaine Smith

Book

"Fourteen year old Cindy and her two older brothers live in rural Pennsylvania, in a house with occasional electricity, two fierce dogs, one book, and a mother who comes and goes for months at a time. Deprived of adult supervision, the siblings rely on...

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The legions of pestilence  by Virginia Easley DeMarce

The legions of pestilence

Virginia Easley DeMarce

Book

"In the world the West Virginians of Grantville came from, the borderlands between France and Germany had been a source of turmoil for centuries. In the new universe created by the Ring of Fire, the situation isn’t any better. The chaotic condition of...

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Koe e fononga ʻa pilikimi  by John Bunyan

Koe e fononga ʻa pilikimi

John Bunyan

Book

"This book recounts the story of Christian, who appears to the author in a dream, and his journey to Heaven through the trials and tribulations of life. He meets many like-minded pilgrims on his way, such as Faithful and Hopeful, but before they attain...

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The summer of change  by Sheila O'Flanagan

The summer of change

Sheila O'Flanagan

Book

"Where do you go to solve all your problems? Where would you go if you were a pop princess fed up with the fame you never desired? Where would you choose to get married if you didn't want a certain high-maintenance, nightmare guest in attendance? Where...

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Say say say  by Lila Savage

Say say say

Lila Savage

Book

"A beautiful, bracingly honest debut novel about the triangle formed between a young woman and the couple whose life she enters one transformative year: a story about love and compassion, the fluidity of desire, and the myriad ways of devotion. Ella is...

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The marriage clock  by Zara Raheem

The marriage clock

Zara Raheem

Book

To Leila Abid's traditional Indian parents, finding a husband is as easy as match, meet, marry. Yes, Leila wants to marry, but after 26 years of singledom her parents are panicking, the neighbors are talking, and she's wondering if her expectations are...

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We are the dead  by Mike Shackle

We are the dead

Mike Shackle

Book

"For generations, the people of Jia - a land where magic has long since faded from the world, clinging on in only a few rare individuals - have been protected from the northern Egril hordes by their warrior caste, but their enemy has not been idle. They...

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Palestine +100

Palestine +100

Book

"Poses a question to twelve Palestinian writers: what might your country look like in the year 2048 – a century after the tragedies and trauma of what has come to be called the Nakba? How might this event – which, in 1948, saw the expulsion of over 7...

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White horses  by Rachael Treasure

White horses

Rachael Treasure

Book

"Following the disappearance of her mother when she was just a young child, Drift has been raised by her father, growing up to work alongside him as an itinerant cattle drover along the beautiful coastline of remote Western Australia. It's a tough life,...

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I confess  by Alex Barclay

I confess

Alex Barclay

Book

Seven friends. One killer. No escape... A group of childhood friends are reunited at a luxury inn on a remote west coast peninsula in Ireland. But as a storm builds outside, the dark events that marred their childhoods threaten to resurface. And when...

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The girl who lived twice  by David Lagercrantz

The girl who lived twice

David Lagercrantz

Book

"Lisbeth Salander - the girl with the dragon tattoo, the brilliant hacker, the obstinate outsider, the volatile seeker of justice for herself and others - has never been able to uncover the most telling facts of her traumatic childhood, the secrets that...

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The end of time  by Gavin Extence

The end of time

Gavin Extence

Book

"Beneath the stars, on a stony beach, stand two teenage brothers. They are wearing lifejackets that are too big for them and their most precious belongings are sealed in waterproof bags tucked inside the rucksacks on their backs. Turkey is behind them...

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Goodbye Mickey Mouse  by Len Deighton

Goodbye Mickey Mouse

Len Deighton

Book

"The story of a group of American fighter pilots flying escort missions over Germany in the winter of 1943-4... At the centre of the novel are two young men: the deeply reserved Captain Jamie Farebrother, estranged son of a deskbound colonel, and the...

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New beginnings at Rose Cottage  by Erin. author. Green

New beginnings at Rose Cottage

Erin. author. Green

Book

"When solo travellers Benni, Emma and Ruth find themselves holidaying together at charming Rose Cottage in Brixam, Devon, they are initially disappointed to be sharing with strangers of a different age group.But 'friendship and home comforts' are guaranteed...

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How it was  by Janet. author. Ellis

How it was

Janet. author. Ellis

Book

"In a 1970s village in rural Kent, lives go on in an unremarkable way. But Marion Deacon, struggling with being a wife and mother, is about to set events in motion that she cannot control in a story of love, motherhood, betrayal, and long-hidden secrets...

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Inland  by Téa Obreht

Inland

Téa Obreht

Book

"Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life – her husband who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons who have vanished after an explosive argument. Nora is biding her time with ...

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First cosmic velocity  by Zach Powers

First cosmic velocity

Zach Powers

Book

"A stunningly imaginative novel about the Cold War, the Russian space program, and the amazing fraud that pulled the wool over the eyes of the world. It's 1964 in the USSR, and unbeknownst even to Premier Khrushchev himself, the Soviet space program is...

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Do not feed the bear  by Rachel Elliott

Do not feed the bear

Rachel Elliott

Book

"On her forty-seventh birthday, Sydney Smith stands on a rooftop and prepares to jump... Sydney is a cartoonist and freerunner. Feet constantly twitching, always teetering on the edge of life, she's never come to terms with the event that ripped her ...

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City of windows  by Robert. author. Pobi

City of windows

Robert. author. Pobi

Book

"During the worst blizzard in memory, an FBI agent in a moving SUV in New York City is killed by a nearly impossible sniper shot. Unable to pinpoint where the shot came from, as the storm rapidly wipes out evidence, the agent-in-charge Brett Kehoe turns...

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The birthday girl  by Melissa De la Cruz

The birthday girl

Melissa De la Cruz

Book

Ellie de Florent-Stinson is celebrating her fortieth birthday with a grand celebration in her fabulous house in Palm Springs. At forty, it appears Ellie has everything she ever wanted: a handsome husband; an accomplished, college-age stepdaughter; a ...

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Gods with a little g  by Tupelo Hassman

Gods with a little g

Tupelo Hassman

Book

"Rosary, California, is not an easy place to grow up, particularly without a mom. So cut off from the rest of the world that even the Internet is blocked, Rosary is a town run by evangelicals but named by Catholics (and the evangelicals aren't partic...

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The Gypsy family circus of 1933  by Gary G. Steele

The Gypsy family circus of 1933

Gary G. Steele

Book

"Welcome to a world of sneaky elephants and high jumping horses, of trick ropers, escaped ostriches, and Indian dancers. There is a grandmother who tells fortunes and a grandson who rides Roman style. But what goes on behind the scenes is even more.....

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Handle with care  by Marie Harte

Handle with care

Marie Harte

Book

"Evan Griffith has had many careers in his life. But who knew working for his family's moving company would hold just as much action as his stint in the Marine Corps? On an unforgettable job, Evan finds himself taken by a teenage conman and confronted...

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The day the lies began  by Kylie Kaden

The day the lies began

Kylie Kaden

Book

"Two couples, four ironclad friendships, the perfect coastal holiday town. It happened the day of the Moon Festival. It could have been left behind; they all could have moved on with their lives. But secrets have a habit of rising to the surface, especially...

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Black light  by Kimberly King Parsons

Black light

Kimberly King Parsons

Book

"With raw, poetic ferocity, Kimberly King Parsons exposes desire's darkest hollows - those hidden places where most of us are afraid to look. In this debut collection of enormously perceptive and brutally unsentimental short stories, Parsons illuminates...

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From the shadows  by Juan José Millás García

From the shadows

Juan José Millás García

Book

"Laid off from his job, Damián Lobo obsessively imagines himself as a celebrity being interviewed on TV. After committing an act of petty theft at an antiques market, he finds himself trapped inside a wardrobe and delivered to the seemingly idyllic home...

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The dearly beloved  by Cara Wall

The dearly beloved

Cara Wall

Book

"Set in the years 1950-1970 in a changing America and London, follow[s] two married couples - ministers and academics - whose intricate bonds of faith and friendship, jealousy and understanding, are tested by the birth of an autistic child"--

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The Dragon Republic  by R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

The Dragon Republic

R. F. (Rebecca F.) Kuang

Book

"In the aftermath of the Third Poppy War, shaman and warrior Rin is on the run: haunted by the atrocity she committed to end the war, addicted to opium, and hiding from the murderous commands of her vengeful god, the fiery Phoenix. Her only reason for...

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The sinner  by Martyn Waites

The sinner

Martyn Waites

Book

"Tom Killgannon, ex-undercover police officer and now in witness protection, is recalled to active service by a local police task force, headed by DS Sheridan. His mission is to befriend notorious child killer Noel Cunningham and find out where he buried...

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Drowned lives  by Stephen Booth

Drowned lives

Stephen Booth

Book

"When council officer Chris Buckley is approached by an odd old man demanding help in healing a decades-old family rift, he sends the stranger away. But then the old man is murdered, and the police arrive on the Chris's doorstep asking questions to which...

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Pack up your troubles  by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Pack up your troubles

Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Book

"1919: The war is over, but peace is yet to come. As men are demobbed, women must give up positions that gave them freedom. Edward is given an important job at the Peace Conference in Paris, but it means more lonely months away from Beattie and his h...

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Big Chance cowboy  by Teri Anne Stanley

Big Chance cowboy

Teri Anne Stanley

Book

"After a disastrous mistake disbanded his Army unit, Adam Collins has returned home to Big Chance, Texas. He just wants to sell the family ranch, set up his sister and grandfather with the funds, and then ride off into the sunset. Lizzie Vanhook has ...

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Time for the dead  by Lin Anderson

Time for the dead

Lin Anderson

Book

"When forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod returns to her roots on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, a chance encounter in the woods behind a nearby activities centre leads her to what seems to be a crime scene, but without a victim. Could this be linked to a group...

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Keeping Lucy  by T. (Tammy) Greenwood

Keeping Lucy

T. (Tammy) Greenwood

Book

"Dover, Massachusetts, 1969. Ginny Richardson's heart was torn open when her baby girl, Lucy, born with Down Syndrome, was taken from her. Under pressure from his powerful family, her husband, Ab, sent Lucy away to Willowridge, a special school for t...

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Death with Dostoevsky  by Katherine Bolger Hyde

Death with Dostoevsky

Katherine Bolger Hyde

Book

"Professor Emily Cavanaugh has left Windy Corner behind and is back at Reed College on her sabbatical, determined to finish writing her book on Dostoevsky. She is soon reunited with one of her promising students, Daniel Razumov, as well as familiar faces...

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All the flowers in Paris  by Sarah Jio

All the flowers in Paris

Sarah Jio

Book

2009: Caroline wakes up in a Paris hospital with no memory of her past. Slowly regaining recollections of a man and a young child, she vows to piece her life back together. 1943, Nazi-occupied Paris: Céline, a young widow, tries to build a new life for...

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Widow's welcome  by D. K. Fields

Widow's welcome

D. K. Fields

Book

"Dead bodies aren't unusual in the alleyways of Fenest, capital of the Union of Realms. Especially not in an election year, when the streets swell with crowds from near and far. Muggings, brawls gone bad, debts collected - Detective Cora Gorderheim has...

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How to cross a marquess  by Jane Ashford

How to cross a marquess

Jane Ashford

Book

"The Marquess of Chatton and his neighbor Fenella Fairclough have known each other all their lives. They refused to marry each other years ago when their parents demanded it, and they won't concede now - even if circumstances have brought these former...

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Outside the gates of Eden / Lewis Shiner. by Lewis Shiner

Outside the gates of Eden / Lewis Shiner.

Lewis Shiner

Book

"What happened to the idealism of the 1960s? This question has haunted a generation. Outside the Gates of Eden follows two men from their first meeting in high school to their final destination in the twenty-first century. Alex is torn between his fa...

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Bursts of fire  by Susan Forest

Bursts of fire

Susan Forest

Book

"A multi-generational family saga of betrayal, survival, deception, revenge, and redemption caused by a chain of addictions. Sister against Sister. Three Sisters and a Man. A devotion between sisters bonded by a promise to their mother and their quest...

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The swallows  by Lisa Lutz

The swallows

Lisa Lutz

Book

"A new teacher at a New England prep school ignites a gender war - with deadly consequences - in this provocative novel. What do you love? What do you hate? What do you want? It starts with this simple writing prompt from Alex Witt, Stonebridge Academy's...

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Hunt the Leopard  by Don Mann

Hunt the Leopard

Don Mann

Book

"Thomas Crocker's SEAL Team Six crew deploys to the Nigerian jungle to combat arms and human trafficking by Boko Haram. The charismatic Boko Haram leader Ratty Festus, also known as the Leopard, has been terrorizing drought-ridden northeastern Nigeria:...

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The winemaker's wife  by Kristin Harmel

The winemaker's wife

Kristin Harmel

Book

"Champagne, 1940: Inès has just married Michel, the owner of storied champagne house Maison Chauveau, when the Germans invade. As the danger mounts, Michel turns his back on his marriage to begin hiding munitions for the Résistance. Inès fears they’ll...

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Twisted at the root  by Ellen Hart

Twisted at the root

Ellen Hart

Book

Everyone thought Rashad May and Gideon Wise were happily married. That is, until Rashad was convicted of his husband's murder. Four years later, Rashad's brother contacts Ray Lawless--Minnesota private investigator Jane Lawless's father and the origi...

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No one's home  by D. M. Pulley

No one's home

D. M. Pulley

Book

"A dark tale of a mansion haunted by a legacy of tragedy and a family trapped by lies. Margot and Myron Spielman move to a new town, looking for a fresh start and an escape from the long shadow of their past. But soon after they buy Rawlingswood, a f...

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The darker arts  by Oscar. author. De Muriel

The darker arts

Oscar. author. De Muriel

Book

"Madame Katerina, Detective 'Nine Nails' McGray's most trusted clairvoyant, hosts a séance for three of Edinburgh's wealthiest families.The following morning everyone is found dead, with Madame Katerina being the only survivor. When questioned she alleges...

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Then she vanishes  by Claire (Journalist) Douglas

Then she vanishes

Claire (Journalist) Douglas

Book

"That summer, the three girls had the world at their feet. Now, one is missing... On a summer's night in 1994, sixteen-year-old Flora Powell vanished from her sleepy seaside town. She left no trace - only heartache for her mother and her sister, Heather....

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Blood truth  by J. R. Ward

Blood truth

J. R. Ward

Book

As a trainee in the Black Dagger Brotherhood's program, Boone has triumphed as a soldier and now fights side by side with the Brothers. Following his sire's unexpected death, he is taken off rotation against his protests--and finds himself working with...

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Bad day at the vulture club  by Vaseem Khan

Bad day at the vulture club

Vaseem Khan

Book

"The Parsees are among the oldest, most secretive and most influential communities in the city: respected, envied and sometimes feared. When prominent industrialist Cyrus Zorabian is murdered on holy ground, his body dumped inside a Tower of Silence -...

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The man who wouldn't die  by A. B. Jewell

The man who wouldn't die

A. B. Jewell

Book

"Silicon Valley scion Captain Don Donogue is dead under mysterious circumstances. In fact, he might've well have been murdered. Just ask Captain Don himself. He's been sending messages about his suspicious death from beyond the grave. Yep, he's been ...

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The last good guy  by T. Jefferson Parker

The last good guy

T. Jefferson Parker

Book

"When hired by a beautiful and enigmatic woman to find her missing younger sister, private investigator Roland Ford immediately senses that the case is not what it seems. He is soon swept up in a web of lies and secrets as he searches for the teenager,...

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The bitterroots  by C. J. Box

The bitterroots

C. J. Box

Book

"Former police officer Cassie Dewell is trying to start over with her own private investigation firm. Guilty about not seeing her son and exhausted by the nights on stakeout, Cassie is nonetheless managing...until an old friend calls in a favor: she ...

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The mage-fire war  by L. E. Modesitt

The mage-fire war

L. E. Modesitt

Book

"L. E. Modesitt, Jr., continues his bestselling Saga of Recluce with The Mage-Fire War, the third book in a story arc which began with The Mongrel Mage and Outcasts of Order. Once again, prejudices against the use of chaos magic force Beltur and his...

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The Darwin strain  by Bill Schutt

The Darwin strain

Bill Schutt

Book

"Though the fighting has stopped and Hitler is vanquished, a dangerous new war between America and the Soviet Union has begun. Invaluable in defeating the Nazis, accidental crypto-zoologist R. J. MacCready and Yanni Thorne, an indigenous Brazilian and...

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Swann's way  by Marcel Proust

Swann's way

Marcel Proust

Book

New audiences are introduced to what has been called the finest novel of the 20th century with this new translation. "A sensitive and direct translation, one that will enable us to discover, or rediscover, the joys of the novel."--Charles Messud, "Ne...

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