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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 village inn of secret dreams by Alison Sherlock

The village inn of secret dreams

Alison Sherlock

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After escaping her parents' unhappy marriage to sleepy Cranbridge a long time ago, Belle Clarke dreams of staying at The Black Swan Inn forever. But with the rundown Inn threatened with closure, Belle may be forced to leave, unless a buyer can be fou...

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Autumn dreams at Mermaids Point by Sarah (Romance fiction writer) author. Bennett

Autumn dreams at Mermaids Point

Sarah (Romance fiction writer) author....

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When her dreams of young love were cruelly shattered, Nerissa Morgan found it hard to move on. Now, at forty-three, everyone around her is enjoying life while she's just going through the motions. With her boss retiring and rumours of a new doctor coming...

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A Christmas wedding in the Cotswolds by Lucy Coleman

A Christmas wedding in the Cotswolds

Lucy Coleman

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Imogen Tolliman and Gray Adams can't wait to get married after getting engaged the previous year, when they were stranded by snow in a blizzard. Now they are busy planning their wedding, but when the date slips six months because Gray is working on a...

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The babysitter by Gemma Rogers

The babysitter

Gemma Rogers

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Ali and Christopher Tolfrey's one year old daughter Eden is abducted whilst in the care of Ali's best friend. Snatched in broad daylight from Bushy Park on a trip to the swings, Eden disappears without a trace. Brooke Simmons, regains consciousness, dazed...

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Falling for a French dream by Jennifer Bohnet

Falling for a French dream

Jennifer Bohnet

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After tragically losing her husband, Nicola Jacques and her teenage son Oliver relocate to his father's family's Olive Farm in the hills above the French Riviera.Due a family feud, Oliver has never known his fathers' side of the family and Grandpapa Henri...

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The accused by Owen Mullen

The accused

Owen Mullen

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Glasgow PI Charlie Cameron knew Kim Rafferty was bad news the moment they met. Desperate people always spelled trouble in his experience, and Mrs Rafferty was as desperate as they come. What she was asking for was insane. If he agreed to help the wife...

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Fire and fury for the tobacco girls by Lizzie Lane

Fire and fury for the tobacco girls

Lizzie Lane

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Bristol 1941As the clouds of war grow bleaker both at home and abroad, the Tobacco Girls are determined to do their bit for King and Country. To that end Maisie Miles and Bridget Milligan become voluntary ambulance drivers.As well as coping with the ...

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The butler by Danielle Steel

The butler

Danielle Steel

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"Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires, inseparable from his identical twin. But when Joachim moves to Paris, his brother stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler, fascinated by the jo...

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Sharpe's assassin by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's assassin

Bernard Cornwell

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"Lieutenant-Colonel Sharpe is a man with a reputation. Born in the gutter, raised a foundling, he joined the army twenty-one years ago, and it's been his home ever since. He's a loose cannon, but his unconventional methods make him a valuable weapon....

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Flying angels by Danielle Steel

Flying angels

Danielle Steel

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"Audrey Parker's life changes forever when Pearl Harbor is attacked on December 7, 1941. Her brother, a talented young Navy pilot, had been stationed there, poised to fulfill their late father's distinguished legacy. Fresh out of nursing school with a...

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The lammas wild by Alys Clare

The lammas wild

Alys Clare

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"It is the summer of 1100, and after seven long years away in Spain, Lassair is finally going home. Back to her beloved mentor Gurdyman. Back to her family. And back to young lawman Jack Chevestrier, who Lassair hopes still carries the same deep feelings...

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Darkness beyond by Marjorie Eccles

Darkness beyond

Marjorie Eccles

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"February, 1933. When their eldest brother Paul walks into their hallway, fourteen years after he was presumed dead, successful property developers Thea and Teddy Millar are beset with questions. Where has he been? Why has he never written to let them...

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Flat white by Sandra Balzo

Flat white

Sandra Balzo

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"Maggy Thorsen and her business partner Sarah Kingston have taken on a new barista at their Wisconsin coffee house, Uncommon Grounds, to fill Amy Caprese's boots while she takes a much-needed vacation. Unfortunately Christy Wrigley's barista skills are...

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The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

The Paper Palace

Miranda Cowley Heller

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"It is a perfect August morning, and Elle, a fifty-year-old happily married mother of three, awakens at 'The Paper Palace' - the family summer place which she has visited every summer of her life. But this morning is different, because last night Elle...

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A gambling man by David Baldacci

A gambling man

David Baldacci

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"The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of a fresh start after a nearly fatal detour in Poca City. So Archer hops on a bus and begins the long journey out west to California, where rumor has it there is money to be made if you’re...

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Sunflower sisters by Martha Hall Kelly

Sunflower sisters

Martha Hall Kelly

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"Georgeanna 'Georgey' Woolsey isn’t meant for the world of lavish parties and the demure attitudes of women of her stature. So when war ignites the nation, Georgey follows her passion for nursing during a time when doctors considered women on the battlefront...

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A time for mercy by John Grisham

A time for mercy

John Grisham

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"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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Her new story by Laura Bradford

Her new story

Laura Bradford

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"Tess Baker thought she had the perfect everything--until her best friend, and (now ex) husband, betrayed her, leaving her with nothing, except her career as an investigative reporter. In her work for a leading magazine, Tess can lose herself in whatever...

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The shadows of men by Abir Mukherjee

The shadows of men

Abir Mukherjee

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"Calcutta, 1923. When a Hindu theologian is found murdered in his home, the city is on the brink of all-out religious war. Can the officers of the Imperial Police Force--Captain Sam Wyndham and Sergeant "Surrender-Not" Banerjee--track down those responsible...

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To the river's end by William W. Johnstone

To the river's end

William W. Johnstone

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"Luke Ransom was just eighteen years old when he answered an ad in a St. Louis newspaper that would change his life forever. The American Fur Company needed one hundred enterprising men to travel up the Missouri River--the longest in North America--all...

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Oh William! by Elizabeth Strout

Oh William!

Elizabeth Strout

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"Lucy Barton is a writer, but her ex-husband, William, remains a hard man to read. 'William,' she confesses, 'has always been a mystery to me.' Another mystery is why the two have remained connected after all these years. They just are. So Lucy is b...

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Intimacies by Katie M. Kitamura

Intimacies

Katie M. Kitamura

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"An interpreter has come to The Hague to escape New York and work at the International Court. A woman of many languages and identities, she is looking for a place to finally call home. She's drawn into simmering personal dramas: her lover, Adriaan, i...

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The nameless ones by John Connolly

The nameless ones

John Connolly

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"In Amsterdam, four bodies, violently butchered, are discovered in a canal house, the remains of friends and confidantes of the assassin known only as Louis. The men responsible for the murders are Serbian war criminals. They believe they can escape....

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Wait for it by Jenn McKinlay

Wait for it

Jenn McKinlay

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"A woman looking for a new lease on life moves to Arizona where she rents a guest house on a gorgeous property with a mysterious owner--a man who teaches her about resilience, courage, and ultimately true love. Stuck in a dreary Boston winter, Annabelle...

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Mistletoe miracles by Jodi Thomas

Mistletoe miracles

Jodi Thomas

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"Griffin Holloway is desperate: the Maverick Ranch has been in his family for generations, but lately, it's a money pit. He'd sooner marry one of his horses than sell the ranch. Marriage, though, could be a solution. If he can woo a wealthy bride, he...

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Provenance by Carla Laureano

Provenance

Carla Laureano

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

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Riverbend Gap by Denise Hunter

Riverbend Gap

Denise Hunter

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"When Deputy Cooper Robinson happens upon a car balanced on the edge of a cliff, he does everything he can think of to distract the distraught driver from her perilous situation--up to and including sharing things he's never disclosed to anyone. Likewise,...

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The holiday swap by Maggie Knox

The holiday swap

Maggie Knox

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"When chef Charlie Goodwin gets hit on the head on the set of her reality baking show, she loses a lot more than consciousness - she also loses her ability to taste and smell, both critical to her success as show judge. Meanwhile, Charlie's identical...

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Keep me warm at Christmas by Brenda Novak

Keep me warm at Christmas

Brenda Novak

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"Hollywood starlet Tia Beckett's career had been on the fast track before a near-fatal accident left her with a debilitating facial scar. Certain her A-lister dreams are over, she agrees to house-sit at her producer's secluded estate in Silver Springs....

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The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer

The Matzah Ball

Jean Meltzer

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"Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt is a nice Jewish girl with a shameful secret: she loves Christmas. For a decade she's hidden her career as a Christmas romance novelist from her family. Her talent has made her a bestseller even as her chronic illness has...

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Clive Cussler's The devil's sea by Dirk Cussler

Clive Cussler's The devil's sea

Dirk Cussler

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"In 1959 Tibet, a Buddhist artifact was seemingly lost. But when Director Dirk Pitt discovers a forgotten plane crash in the Philippine Sea, new clues emerge to its hidden existence. But Pitt and his compatriot Al Giordino have larger worries when they...

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The Joy and Light Bus Company by Alexander McCall Smith

The Joy and Light Bus Company

Alexander McCall Smith

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"Mr. J.L.B. Matekone is unsure about how to grow the successful Tlokweng Road Speedy Motors. When an old friend approaches him about a new business venture, Mr. Matekone would need to mortgage his property to pursue this endeavor. Mma Ramotswe and Mma...

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Murder is in the air by Frances Brody

Murder is in the air

Frances Brody

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"North Yorkshire, 1930. It's the season for warm and spirited countryside celebrations. Ever since the war, pubs have been in the doldrums, and in an attempt to promote and breathe new life back into the business, brewers select a charismatic employee...

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The Christmas promise by Richard Paul Evans

The Christmas promise

Richard Paul Evans

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"On the night of her high school graduation, Richelle Bach's father gives her and her identical twin sister, Michelle, matching opal necklaces. 'These opals look identical,' he tells them, 'but the fire inside each is completely unique--just like the...

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Just one look by Lindsay Cameron

Just one look

Lindsay Cameron

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"Eyes aren't the windows to the soul. Emails are. Cassie Woodson is adrift. After suffering an epic tumble down the corporate ladder, Cassie finds the only way she can pay her bills is to take a thankless temp job reviewing correspondence for a large...

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Once a laird by Mary Jo Putney

Once a laird

Mary Jo Putney

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"After the death of his fiancée, Kai Ramsey left Scotland to roam distant lands. Having escaped certain death after being imprisoned as a spy during the Napoleonic War, Ramsay has lived on the edge of danger for years - but everything changes when a ...

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Tom Clancy by Marc Cameron

Tom Clancy

Marc Cameron

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"America is under attack - a string of seemingly disparate acts across the globe. Individually, each attack would be worrying, but manageable. But the combination has President Jack Ryan uneasy - it's clear he's facing a powerful and unknown enemy. What...

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Never by Ken Follett

Never

Ken Follett

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"'Every catastrophe begins with a little problem that doesn't get fixed.' So says Pauline Green, president of the United States. A shrinking oasis in the Sahara Desert; a stolen US Army drone; an uninhabited Japanese island; and one country's secret stash...

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The Christmas bookshop by Jenny Colgan

The Christmas bookshop

Jenny Colgan

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"Laid off from her department store job, Carmen has little cash and few options. Spending Christmas with her perfect sister Sofia and her perfectly ordered life does not appeal. But Sofia has a client who needs help revitalizing his bookshop. So Carmen...

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Over my dead body by Jeffrey Archer

Over my dead body

Jeffrey Archer

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"In London, the Metropolitan Police have set up an Unsolved Murders Unit to catch the criminals nobody else can. Four victims. In Geneva, millionaire art collector Miles Faulkner--convicted of forgery and theft--was pronounced dead two months ago. So...

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Still life by Sarah Winman

Still life

Sarah Winman

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"Tuscany, 1944: As Allied troops advance and bombs fall around deserted villages, a young English soldier, Ulysses Temper, finds himself in the wine cellar of a deserted villa. There, he has a chance encounter with Evelyn Skinner, a middle-aged art h...

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The covered wife by Lisa Emanuel

The covered wife

Lisa Emanuel

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"Sarah is a smart, young lawyer living in Bondi when she falls head over heels. Daniel is handsome, passionate and is part of the kind of large, chaotically loving family Sarah longed for as an only child. When Daniel introduces her to a charismatic ...

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The lost boy by Rachel Amphlett

The lost boy

Rachel Amphlett

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When a young teenager is stabbed to death at a busy fairground, Detective Mark Turpin is assigned the task of finding the boy's killer. But this was no random murder. Mark knows the victim, and the man who ordered his death. As he sifts through the y...

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My sweet girl by Amanda Jayatissa

My sweet girl

Amanda Jayatissa

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

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Forgiving Paris by Karen Kingsbury

Forgiving Paris

Karen Kingsbury

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"More than two decades ago, Ashley Baxter Blake made her most grievous mistake in Paris. Now, a forgotten voice brings new information about that terrible time, causing Ashley to see that experience in a new light. Can she finally lay down yesterday's...

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The last chance library by Freya Sampson

The last chance library

Freya Sampson

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"June Jones emerges from her shell to fight for her beloved local library, and through the efforts and support of an eclectic group of library patrons, she discovers life-changing friendships along the way. Lonely librarian June Jones has never left the...

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Heard it in a love song by Tracey Garvis Graves

Heard it in a love song

Tracey Garvis Graves

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"Love doesn't always wait until you're ready. Layla Hilding is thirty-five and recently divorced. Struggling to break free from the past--her glory days as the lead singer in a band and a ten-year marriage to a man who never put her first--Layla's newly...

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The forbidden by Heather Graham

The forbidden

Heather Graham

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"Playing the victim of a vampire king on an island off New Orleans is actress Avalon Morgan's creepiest role to date. It's also scary good fun - until the victim of a real killer is discovered on set, laid out for all to see. With production shut down,...

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Femlandia by Christina Dalcher

Femlandia

Christina Dalcher

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"Miranda Reynolds has lost her home, her job and her husband - all thanks to an economic collapse that has brought America to its knees. The shops are empty; the streets no longer safe. Miranda and her daughter Emma have nowhere left to turn. There is...

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Forever my own by Tracie Peterson

Forever my own

Tracie Peterson

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"While caring for her grandmother, Kristin encounters the brother she long thought dead. In shock, she volunteers to care for her brother's injured friend, Ilian. As Ilian recovers, an attraction sparks between them, but both are dealing with problems...

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All the little hopes by Leah Weiss

All the little hopes

Leah Weiss

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"Deep in the tobacco land of North Carolina, nothing's the same since the boys shipped off to war and worry took their place. Thirteen-year-old Lucy Brown is curious and clever, but she can't make sense of it all. Then Allie Bert Tucker comes to town,...

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The husbands by Chandler Baker

The husbands

Chandler Baker

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"Recently, Nora has started to feel that 'having it all' - a family, a soon-to-be new house, a successful career in law - comes with a price, one her husband doesn't seem to be paying quite so heavily. She loves Hayden, but why is it that, however hard...

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The secret keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi

The secret keeper of Jaipur

Alka Joshi

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"It's the spring of 1969, and Lakshmi, now married to Dr. Jay Kumar, directs the Healing Garden in Shimla. Malik has finished his private school education. At twenty, he has just met a young woman named Nimmi when he leaves to apprentice at the Facil...

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Best in snow by David Rosenfelt

Best in snow

David Rosenfelt

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"In this Christmas mystery, lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, are on the beat after a body turns up in the snow and a journalist is the prime suspect. Christmas has come early to the town of Paterson, New Jersey, in the form of a ...

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Rock paper scissors by Alice Feeney

Rock paper scissors

Alice Feeney

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"Ten years of marriage. Ten years of secrets. An anniversary they'll never forget. Adam and Amelia are spending the weekend in the Scottish Highlands. The remote location is perfect for what they have planned. But when their romantic trip takes a dark...

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All's well by Mona Awad

All's well

Mona Awad

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"All's well is about Miranda Fitch whose life is a waking nightmare after an accident ruins her acting career, and leaves her with chronic back pain, a failed marriage, and a deepening dependence on painkillers and alcohol. On the verge of losing her...

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A woman of intelligence by Karin Tanabe

A woman of intelligence

Karin Tanabe

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"New York, 1954. A Fifth Avenue address, parties at the Plaza, two healthy sons and the ideal husband: what looks like a perfect life for Katharina Edgeworth is anything but. As a single girl in 1940s Manhattan, Katharina was a translator at the newly...

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The president's daughter by Bill Clinton

The president's daughter

Bill Clinton

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"Matthew Keating, a one-time Navy SEAL - and a past president - has always defended his family as staunchly as he has his country. Now those defenses are under attack. A madman abducts Keating's teenage daughter, Melanie - turning every parent's deepest...

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Where the crawdads sing by Delia Owens

Where the crawdads sing

Delia Owens

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"How long can you protect your heart? For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, th...

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Reunited with the heart surgeon by Janice Lynn

Reunited with the heart surgeon

Janice Lynn

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Life has pulled them apart... Can fate bring them back together? The minute Nurse Natalie met Dr Will it was love. Still, that didn't make the constant disapproval from Will's wealthy family any easier to bear... At breaking point, Natalie ended thei...

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Healing her emergency doc by Caroline Anderson

Healing her emergency doc

Caroline Anderson

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His runaway date is back... for good? When Laura and Tom find themselves competing for a job in Yoxburgh Park Hospital's ED it's... well, awkward! Last time they met Laura ran before they could become more than friends. But now, with just one job on ...

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A baby to rescue their hearts by Louisa Heaton

A baby to rescue their hearts

Louisa Heaton

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From partners... to parents! Paramedic Theo Finch is a confirmed bachelor - with his life spent caring for others, from his sisters to his former army buddies, he doesn't need any romantic entanglements. So why can't he get his new colleague Sophie W...

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The vet's unexpected hero by Traci Douglass

The vet's unexpected hero

Traci Douglass

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In the midst of the hurricane... will she find safety in his arms? In this First Response in Florida story, vet Lucy Miller is happy with her quiet, ordered life. But when a tropical storm bears down on her Florida Keys animal sanctuary the arrival o...

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Her one-night secret by Traci Douglass

Her one-night secret

Traci Douglass

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A return, a reunion... a shocking revelation! In this First Response in Florida story, firefighter Stacy Williams knows two things about her return to Key West. Her promotion will give her the security she needs to raise her son, and it will be almos...

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Boss of Barbed Wire by Barry Cord

Boss of Barbed Wire

Barry Cord

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"Ben Sladeen left New Orleans to move to a ranch at Two Mile called the Barbed Wire. An old enemy follows him there and buys an adjacent ranch. His painful past in New Orleans returns to haunt him in the guise of the King brothers and Curly Temper."-...

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Doom Trail by Bradford Scott

Doom Trail

Bradford Scott

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"Gold Dust and Blood - a trail that led Ranger Ace Walt Slade straight to the Cap Rock country and a gun-blazing showdown with the craftiest owlhoot in Texas. Tarp Henry was an outlaw jack-of-all-crimes -- rustling, murder, train holdups ... anything...

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Fury at Three Forks by D. B. (Dwight Bennett) Newton

Fury at Three Forks

D. B. (Dwight Bennett) Newton

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"Old Riley Adams, who owned the Anvil, had taken him in and treated him like a son. But then Riley had taken it into his head to run Will off his ranch for some cattle rustling he hadn’t done. When Will heard that Riley Adams was dying, he came back to...

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The people we keep by Allie Larkin

The people we keep

Allie Larkin

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"Little River, New York, 1994: April Sawicki is living in a run-down motorhome, flunking out of school, and picking up shifts at the local diner. But when April realizes she's finally had enough - enough of her selfish, absent father and barely surviving...

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Riccardino by Andrea Camilleri

Riccardino

Andrea Camilleri

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"When Inspector Montalbano receives an early-morning phone call it proves to be the start of a very trying day. For the caller expects Montalbano to arrive imminently at a rendezvous with some friends. But before he can remonstrate, the caller announ...

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Pup fiction by Laurien Berenson

Pup fiction

Laurien Berenson

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"While usually protective, Melanie feels comfortable sending her sons to the Graceland School's summer camp for two reasons: The institution is well-regarded and proprietor Emily Grace is a trusted friend. But Emily has been acting strange since thre...

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The second Mrs. Astor by Shana Abé

The second Mrs. Astor

Shana Abé

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

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Murder at Kensington Palace by Andrea Penrose

Murder at Kensington Palace

Andrea Penrose

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"Charlotte Sloane's secret identity as the controversial satirical cartoonist A.J. Quill is safe with the Earl of Wrexford, but sharing the truth about her background has cast shadows on their relationship. When her cousin is murdered and his twin brother...

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The perfect family by Robyn Harding

The perfect family

Robyn Harding

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"Thomas and Viv Adler have a picture-perfect family. Affluent and attractive, with two well-mannered teenagers and living in a beautifully restored Queen Anne house in a well-to-do Seattle neighborhood, the world is their oyster. Until one morning when...

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Three sisters by Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

Three sisters

Heather (Screenwriter) Morris

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"When they are little girls, Cibi, Magda and Livia make a promise to their father - that they will stay together, no matter what. Years later, Livia is ordered to Auschwitz by the Nazis. Cibi remembers their promise and follows Livia there, determined...

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Enemy at the gates by Kyle Mills

Enemy at the gates

Kyle Mills

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

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While we were dating by Jasmine Guillory

While we were dating

Jasmine Guillory

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"Ben Stephens has never bothered with serious relationships. He has plenty of casual dates to keep him busy, family drama he's trying to ignore, and his advertising job to focus on. When Ben lands a huge ad campaign featuring movie star Anna Gardiner,...

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The book of magic by Alice Hoffman

The book of magic

Alice Hoffman

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"The novel begins in a library, the best place for a story to be conjured, when beloved aunt Jet Owens hears the deathwatch beetle and knows she has only seven days to live. Jet is not the only one in danger--the curse is already at work. A frantic attempt...

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Labyrinth of lies by Irene Hannon

Labyrinth of lies

Irene Hannon

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"When the daughter of a high-profile businessman disappears from an exclusive girls' boarding school, police detective Cate Reilly is tapped for an undercover assignment. It doesn't take her long to realize that beneath the veneer of polish and wealth,...

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Jewel of the Nile by Tessa Afshar

Jewel of the Nile

Tessa Afshar

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"Whispered secrets about her parents' past take on new urgency for Chariline as she pays one last visit to the land of her forefathers, the ancient kingdom of Cush. Raised as an orphan by her aunt, Chariline has only been told a few pieces of her par...

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The wish book Christmas by Lynn N. Austin

The wish book Christmas

Lynn N. Austin

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"Best friends Audrey Barrett and Eve Dawson are looking forward to celebrating Christmas in postwar America, thrilled at the prospect of starting new traditions with their five-year-old sons. But when the Sears Christmas Wish Book arrives and the boys...

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The last thing he told me by Laura Dave

The last thing he told me

Laura Dave

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"Before Owen Michaels disappears, he manages to smuggle a note to his new wife, Hannah: protect her. Hannah knows exactly who Owen needs her to protect - his sixteen-year-old daughter, Bailey, who lost her mother tragically as a child. And who wants ...

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The runaway heiress by Meg Tilly

The runaway heiress

Meg Tilly

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"Sarah Rainsford has been on the run for more than three years. She's changed identities yet again in hopes of throwing her violent estranged husband, a police lieutenant, off her trail. Since she's still legally married to him, and he is willing to bend...

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Santa cruise by Fern Michaels

Santa cruise

Fern Michaels

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"At Ridgewood High, Amy, Frankie, Rachael, and Nina formed a deep bond. Now, fifteen years after leaving school behind, they're back for a reunion, laughing, reminiscing, and chatting how much has changed and how much hasn't. All four are strong, suc...

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Twisted tea Christmas by Laura Childs

Twisted tea Christmas

Laura Childs

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"A haunted house with a real-life corpse land tea maven Theodosia Browning in hot water in this latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series. Tea maven Theodosia Browning and her tea sommelier, Drayton Conneley, are catering a Victoria...

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Last girl ghosted by Lisa Unger

Last girl ghosted

Lisa Unger

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"She met him through a dating app; what she thought might be just a quick hookup quickly became much more. She fell for him, hard. Then, just as things were getting real, he stood her up. Then he disappeared: profiles deleted, phone disconnected. She...

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The Christmas wedding guest by Susan Mallery

The Christmas wedding guest

Susan Mallery

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"The Somerville sisters believe in love, but they've lost faith it will happen for them. Reggie hasn't been home since the end of the world's shortest engagement. When her parents decide to renew their vows, she buffs up her twinkle to help with the ...

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Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau

Mary Jane

Jessica Anya Blau

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"In 1970s Baltimore, fourteen-year-old Mary Jane loves cooking with her mother, singing in her church choir, and enjoying her family’s subscription to the Broadway Showtunes of the Month record club. Shy, quiet, and bookish, she’s glad when she lands...

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An Amish schoolroom

An Amish schoolroom

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"A Class for Laurel by Amy Clipston: Adventurous Laurel Weaver leaves Pennsylvania to answer a newspaper ad for a teaching position in Colorado. She stays with handsome Glen Troyer's family, and they become close. However, she never intended to stay ...

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A cup of silver linings by Karen Hawkins

A cup of silver linings

Karen Hawkins

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"Ava Dove--the sixth of the seven famed Dove sisters and owner of Ava Dove's Landscaping and Specialty Teas--is frantic. Just as she is getting ready to open her fabulous new tearoom, her herbal teas have gone wonky. Suddenly, her sleep-inducing tea ...

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The other passenger by Louise Candlish

The other passenger

Louise Candlish

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"On the morning of Monday 23rd December, Jamie Buckby takes the commuter riverboat from his home in St Mary's, southeast London, to work in Central London, noting that his good friend and neighbour Kit Roper has not turned up for the 7.30am service t...

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We are not like them by Christine Pride

We are not like them

Christine Pride

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"Jen and Riley have been best friends since kindergarten. As adults, they remain as close as sisters, though their lives have taken different directions. Jen married young and after years of trying, is finally pregnant. Riley pursued her childhood dream...

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Dog eat dog by David Rosenfelt

Dog eat dog

David Rosenfelt

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"Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever, Tara, work to free a man who risked it all to help a dog in need. Lawyer Andy Carpenter and his wife, Laurie, enjoy walking their dogs, Tara and Sebastian. By this point in their marriage, it's routine....

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The perfect murder by Kat Martin

The perfect murder

Kat Martin

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"The eldest of the three wealthy Garrett brothers, Reese Garrett is in the middle of a major purchase for his multi-million dollar oil and gas company, Garrett Resources. The Poseidon offshore drilling platform venture will greatly enhance the company's...

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The Santa suit by Mary Kay Andrews

The Santa suit

Mary Kay Andrews

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"From May Kay Andrews, the New York Times bestselling author of Hello, Summer, comes a novella celebrating the magic of Christmas and second chances in The Santa Suit. When newly-divorced Ivy Perkins buys an old farmhouse sight unseen, she is definit...

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Cul-de-sac by Joy Fielding

Cul-de-sac

Joy Fielding

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"Maggie, is a perfectionist wife, her husband, Craig, can't quite live up to her expectations. They've fled their life in California, hoping for a fresh start in Florida with their two children, only to find the demons of the past hovering on their d...

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An impossible promise by Jude Deveraux

An impossible promise

Jude Deveraux

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"Liam O'Connor has one purpose in this life--to push the woman he loves into the arms of another man. The Irish rogue unknowingly changed the course of destiny when he fell in love with Cora McLeod over a century ago, and the angels have been trying to...

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Foul play by Stuart Woods

Foul play

Stuart Woods

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"In the latest action-packed thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington faces down a persistent rival - New York City. A new client is in danger, and with both business and the safety of the city at stake, Stone...

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The chosen and the beautiful by Nghi Vo

The chosen and the beautiful

Nghi Vo

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"Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society - she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and...

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Crossroads by Jonathan Franzen

Crossroads

Jonathan Franzen

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"It's December 23, 1971, and heavy weather is forecast for Chicago. Russ Hildebrandt, the associate pastor of a liberal suburban church, is on the brink of breaking free of a marriage he finds joyless -- unless his wife, Marion, who has her own secret...

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Hostage by Clare Mackintosh

Hostage

Clare Mackintosh

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"The atmosphere on board the first non-stop flight from London to Sydney is electric. Celebrities are rumoured to be among the passengers in business class, and the world is watching the landmark journey. Flight attendant Mina is trying to focus on t...

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