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The alchemist by Paulo author. Coelho

The alchemist

Paulo author. Coelho

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"A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern cla...

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Caregiver's survival guide by Robert Yonover

Caregiver's survival guide

Robert Yonover

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"While struggling to become a successful scientist and inventor, Dr. Robert Yonover also was primary caregiver for his paralyzed wife for more than twenty years and raised their two children. He offers guidance and hope to caregivers based on his own...

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Day of the dead by Nicci French

Day of the dead

Nicci French

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"On a north London high street, a runaway vehicle crashes to a halt. The man in the driving seat was murdered a week earlier. On Hampstead Heath, a bonfire blazes: in the flames lies the next victim. As autumn leaves fall, a serial killer runs amok in...

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Quick curtain by Alan Melville

Quick curtain

Alan Melville

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This breezy whodunit is set in a theatre and revolves around the shooting of the leading man. When the show opens at the Grosvenor Theatre to a packed house, Brandon Baker is killed by a real bullet. When another member of the company is found dead,...

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Murder in the museum by John Rowland

Murder in the museum

John Rowland

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When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like death from natural causes. Who, after all, would murder a retired academic whose life was devoted to Elizabethan literature? Ins...

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Pirates of the desert by C. J. Sommers

Pirates of the desert

C. J. Sommers

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The locals call the sand dunes of the Arizona Territory southland a white ocean. One man, Barney Shivers, carries the comparison a little further when he orders his men to attack any freight shipping that he does not control, and steal the goods on board....

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Death on the Riviera by John Bude

Death on the Riviera

John Bude

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When a counterfeit currency racket comes to light on the French Riviera, Detective Inspector Meredith is sent speeding to the warmth and glitter of the Mediterranean. Along with Inspector Blampignon - an amiable policeman from Nice - Meredith must trace...

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The angry land by Samuel Anthony Peeples

The angry land

Samuel Anthony Peeples

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The legend of Billy Bascom is born the day they plant the cross that reads: 'Here lie Ben Ober and Jim Boone, hanged for cattle rustling, May 14, 1880'. There should be a third name on that board: that of Billy Bascom. But the kid is rescued from Jason...

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The vigilance man by Fenton Sadler

The vigilance man

Fenton Sadler

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For twelve-year-old Brent Cutler, seeing his father lynched was the most powerful influence on his young life, giving him an abiding and lifelong hatred of injustice in any form. As an adult, he returns to the town where he grew up, as a representative...

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African adventure by Irena Nieslony

African adventure

Irena Nieslony

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Amateur sleuth Eve Masters has just married the man of her dreams, David Baker, on the romantic island of Crete. Now they are heading off on their honeymoon to Tanzania. Eve has promised her new husband not to get involved in any more mysteries - but...

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Nolan's law by Lee Lejeune

Nolan's law

Lee Lejeune

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After his mother and father die, and the girl he hopes to marry turns him down, Jude James decides to abandon his rented homestead and ride for the West along with Josh, a young ex-slave seeking sanctuary. Eventually they fall in with a gang led by Brod...

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Mr. Midnight by Gerald Verner

Mr. Midnight

Gerald Verner

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Gordan Cross, crime reporter for the DAILY CLARION, is detailed to discover the identity of a man known as Mr. Midnight, the mastermind behind a series of robberies and murders. Acting on a tip, he investigates The Yellow Orchid nightclub - and meets...

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Take a chance on us by Angela Britnell

Take a chance on us

Angela Britnell

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In Nashville, Zac Quinn has been a single father to ten-year-old Harper since his wife left years back. Despite his family's urging, he's determined to avoid dating and a social life of his own until Harper is older... Rebecca Tregaskas's life in Cornwall...

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Fort Hogan by Frank Bonham

Fort Hogan

Frank Bonham

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Gary Fidel has an asset worth a hatful of gold: a Gatling gun that can outshoot fifty men. Getting it across the border to the Yaqui Indians is the problem...

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A long way from home by Peter Carey

A long way from home

Peter Carey

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Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite...

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Shell by Kristina Olsson

Shell

Kristina Olsson

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Sydney, 1960s: Newspaper reporter Pearl Keoghhas been relegated to the women's pages as punishment for her involvement in the anti-war movement, and is desperate to find her two young brothers before they are conscripted. Newly arrived from Sweden, A...

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The mother's bond by Denise Welch

The mother's bond

Denise Welch

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Kathryn Casey has a secret past. But these days she barely notices the little daily lies she tells to keep it hidden. She has a new identity now. All she wants is an orderly, predictable life that revolves around her beloved husband and children. Kathryn...

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The cardinal's man by M. G. Sinclair

The cardinal's man

M. G. Sinclair

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France, 1600s: The Thirty Years War has spread across Europe, alliances are stretched to breaking point, and enemies advance on every side. And while Louis XIII sits on the throne, the real power lies with the notorious Cardinal Richelieu. Now, with....

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One quiet woman by Anna Jacobs

One quiet woman

Anna Jacobs

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Lancashire, 1930. Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry. Since her mother died years ago, she becomes sole provider for her little sister. But women's wages are half those of men's and even after pawning their few belongi...

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The bomb girls' secrets by Daisy Styles

The bomb girls' secrets

Daisy Styles

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As World War Two grips Europe, Kitty boards a ship for England; leaving her cruel father to work in a munitions factory. She hadn't wanted to leave Ireland, but she really needed the money with tiny baby Billy back in Dublin without a father. In Lanc...

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A sister's bond by Kay Brellend

A sister's bond

Kay Brellend

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North London, November 1913. After her mother dies, Livvie Bone is left to support her family and protect her younger siblings from their drunken father. But life in Wood Green is hard and full of danger. When the mysterious Joe Hunter steps in to help...

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The waiting hours by Ellie Dean

The waiting hours

Ellie Dean

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Slapton Sands, 1943 War has not been kind to Carol Porter. It took her husband and baby, and with them her heart. At last she's found some peace, working as a land girl at Coombe Farm. But Carol's sanctuary, the whole local area in fact, is about to ...

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Her forgotten lover's heir by Annie West

Her forgotten lover's heir

Annie West

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She's carrying the billionaire's child. But he seems like a stranger! Brooding Pietro Agosti was stunned when his sizzling fling with vibrant teacher Molly Armstrong resulted in her pregnancy - finally this merciless Italian would be able to continue...

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Daughter of the dales by Diane (Romantic fiction writer) Allen

Daughter of the dales

Diane (Romantic fiction writer) All...

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The death of the family matriarch, Charlotte Atkinson, at Windfell Manor casts a long shadow over Charlotte's husband Archie and her two children, Isabelle and Danny. Isabelle takes over the running of Atkinson's department store but her pride - and heart...

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Their Christmas miracle by Barbara Wallace

Their Christmas miracle

Barbara Wallace

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Finding the wife he'd believed lost to him for ever in a remote Scottish village seems like a miracle to wealthy CEO Thomas Collier. But Rosalind is suffering from amnesia - she can't remember anything from before her accident, including her husband and...

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Healed by her army doc by Meredith Webber

Healed by her army doc

Meredith Webber

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General surgeon Kate Mitchell is reunited with Dr Angus Caruth - the gorgeous army doc she spent one night with three years ago. Working together on the Specialist Disaster Response team reignites their flame, but before Angus moves on again will Kate...

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Her secret Texas valentine by Helen Lacey

Her secret Texas valentine

Helen Lacey

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It's almost Valentine's Day, and poor Valene Fortunado is still single. Determined to take matters into her own hands, she signs up for a dating app that inexplicably pairs her with Jake Brockton. The sexy, down-to-earth 'ranch hand' quickly makes Val...

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A soldier's return by RaeAnne Thayne

A soldier's return

RaeAnne Thayne

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Returning home to Cannon Beach and living in Brambleberry House, a place where good things seemed destined to happen, had brought Melissa Fielding and her young daughter such joy. Perhaps it was no accident when the single mom 'bumped' into Eli Sanderson...

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Christmas with her secret prince by Nina Singh

Christmas with her secret prince

Nina Singh

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Waitress Melinda Osmon is dreading attending her work Christmas ball alone for the first time since her ex took everything from her. But a little Christmas magic brings her a saviour in the form of mysterious, gorgeous Ray. And yet the happy ending of...

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A ring to claim his legacy by Rachael Thomas

A ring to claim his legacy

Rachael Thomas

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Tycoon Marco Silviano can't forget the mysterious woman he spent an incredible week with on a luxurious island. Coming face to face with Imogen in England is shocking - especially when he learns she's expecting his baby! Convinced their child will secure...

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Sicilian's bride for a price by Tara Pammi

Sicilian's bride for a price

Tara Pammi

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Billionaire Dante Vittori has spent years building his impeccable reputation - no easy feat following his father's incarceration. Now, to counter a business threat, ruthless Dante must do the unthinkable - get married! Free-spirited heiress Alisha will...

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Rescued by her Mr. Right by Alison Roberts

Rescued by her Mr. Right

Alison Roberts

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...Injured nurse Harriet Collins agrees to let hunky paramedic Jack Evans get her fighting fit and back on the Specialist Disaster Response team. After all, it's purely platonic... right? Plus, she's already nursing a broken heart. But when she's the...

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The viscount's runaway wife by Laura (Laura Leanne) Martin

The viscount's runaway wife

Laura (Laura Leanne) Martin

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"You're my wife, Lucy." His lost-and-found Viscountess. After a year of desperate searching, Lord Oliver Sedgewick has found his wife - in the slums of St Giles. He can't suppress his joy that Lucy is alive, despite his grief that their baby has not made...

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The nurse's pregnancy miracle by Ann McIntosh

The nurse's pregnancy miracle

Ann McIntosh

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After leaving her cheating ex, nurse Nychelle Cory decides to have the baby she's always wanted through IVF. As she's determined to raise her child alone she must ignore her inconvenient attraction to gorgeous colleague Dr David Warmington. Especially...

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Beauty and the brooding lord by Sarah Mallory

Beauty and the brooding lord

Sarah Mallory

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Following the death of his fiancee, Lord Quinn has sworn off all matters of the heart. But when he happens upon an innocent lady being assaulted his sense of honour insists he step in and rescue her - even if that means marriage to protect Serena's r...

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The innocent's shock pregnancy by Carol Marinelli

The innocent's shock pregnancy

Carol Marinelli

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She gave him her innocence... Now she'll be his convenient bride! Wherever ruthless billionaire Ethan Devereux goes, the press follow. So when he discovers the astonishing night he shared with talented actress Merida has ended in pregnancy, he moves fast...

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The Italian's Christmas housekeeper by Sharon Kendrick

The Italian's Christmas housekeeper

Sharon Kendrick

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Shy housekeeper Molly Miller always tries her best. She's anxious to impress outrageously wealthy house guest Salvio De Gennaro, but instead is unfairly criticised by her employer! Found sobbing by Salvio, she's comforted - with the most amazing experience...

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A lord for the wallflower widow by Ann Lethbridge

A lord for the wallflower widow

Ann Lethbridge

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When widow Lady Carrie meets charming gadabout Lord Avery she is shocked by her intense reaction to him. She's never before longed for wifely pleasures, and it takes all her courage to propose that he show them to her! He might be taken aback by her ...

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The baby the billionaire demands by Jennie Lucas

The baby the billionaire demands

Jennie Lucas

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Lola Price didn't dare tell Rodrigo Cabrera she was pregnant after he spurned her. But now he's discovered her secret he's determined his child will take his name! Whilst their mutual desire in the marriage bed is undeniable, Rodrigo keeps himself at...

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Convenient Christmas brides by Carla Kelly

Convenient Christmas brides

Carla Kelly

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Three festive Regency romances... In The captain's Christmas journey, Captain Everard is escorting Verity to her governess job - and for propriety's sake that means a convenient engagement! In Louise Allen's The viscount's yuletide betrothal Eleanor ...

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Trusting the sheriff by Janice (Janice Kay) Johnson

Trusting the sheriff

Janice (Janice Kay) Johnson

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Is she a good cop gone bad? If only she could remember? Suffering amnesia, injured detective Abby Baker can't believe her sergeant actually thinks she killed her partner. Enter Sheriff Caleb Tanner, tasked with learning Abby's secrets while she hides...

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The surgeon's one-night baby by Charlotte Hawkes

The surgeon's one-night baby

Charlotte Hawkes

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A desire they can't resist... A consequence they'll cherish for ever. Still reeling from her failed marriage, Archana Coates is ready to rediscover the vibrant, fun-loving woman she once was. So an unexpected encounter with childhood crush playboy su...

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Hostage at Hawk's landing by Rita B. Herron

Hostage at Hawk's landing

Rita B. Herron

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Danger brought them together. Will the truth tear them apart? Desperate to learn what caused his estranged father's death, Dexter Hawk finds himself drawn to a woman from his past. Melissa Gentry lost her family years ago. Now a shoot-out at work has...

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The family they've longed for by Robin Gianna

The family they've longed for

Robin Gianna

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What she's always wanted: Love. A family. Him. Paediatric surgeon Rory Anderson is dreading returning to her small Alaskan home town and seeing her ex, local doctor Jacob Hunter! After everything they've lost, discovering he's a single dad brings back...

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Carrying the single dad's baby by Kate Hardy

Carrying the single dad's baby

Kate Hardy

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One night of comfort... One unexpected miracle! Beatrice Lindford's fresh start is abruptly derailed the moment she starts working with gorgeous single dad Dr Daniel Capaldi. He instantly ruffles her guarded feathers, but Beatrice must keep her mind on...

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Lone star reunion by Joss Wood

Lone star reunion

Joss Wood

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Feuding grandparents ended Daniel Clayton and Alexis Slade's teenage romance - and ten years hasn't healed the family rift - nor cooled their intense desire. But when staying apart backfires spectacularly, Daniel and Lexi find themselves entangled in...

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Heiress's royal baby bombshell by Jennifer Faye

Heiress's royal baby bombshell

Jennifer Faye

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One-night miracle? For the Crown Prince! In this The Cattaneos' Christmas Miracles story, rebel royal Max believes his infertility has cost him the throne - until heiress Noemi reveals she's carrying his baby! With his country's future at stake, Max must...

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Sheikh's secret love-child by Caitlin Crews

Sheikh's secret love-child

Caitlin Crews

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Playboy Sheikh Malak assumes he'll never inherit the throne, but when his brother unexpectedly abdicates he finds himself King! Now past indiscretions must be put aside - until he uncovers the hidden consequence of one delicious seduction of an innoc...

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Seduction on his terms by Sarah M. Anderson

Seduction on his terms

Sarah M. Anderson

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When bartender Jeannie Kaufman leaves her job to care for her infant niece, Dr. Robert Wyatt, her favourite customer, offers the help she so desperately needs. Yet as sparks fly, the gruff, gorgeous heir to a fortune still holds back. Does Robert think...

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Her festive flirtation by Therese Beharrie

Her festive flirtation

Therese Beharrie

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A year after being jilted, Ava Keller finds herself forced back up the aisle - as bridesmaid at a beautiful Cape Town wedding. Best man Noah Giles - Ava's first crush - is the perfect distraction from her painful memories. But their flirtation turns ...

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A healer for the Highlander by Terri Brisbin

A healer for the Highlander

Terri Brisbin

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She can save his son. But can she resist the Highland warrior? In this A Highland Feuding story, famed healer Anna Mackenzie is moved by Davidh of Clan Cameron's request to help his ailing young son. She wants to help - and the commander has unknowin...

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Inkier than the sword by Andrea Frazer

Inkier than the sword

Andrea Frazer

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In the quiet village of Steynham St Michael there is an anonymous letter writer at work, jabbing and stabbing at the past's Achilles' heels of many of the upright citizens living there. After one resident is driven to extreme measures to escape expos...

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Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore

Matthew Sullivan

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Lydia Smith lives her life hiding in plain sight. A clerk at the Bright Ideas bookstore, she keeps a meticulously crafted existence among her beloved books, eccentric colleagues, and the BookFrogs - the lost and lonely regulars who spend every day ma...

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House of secrets by Lynda Stacey

House of secrets

Lynda Stacey

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Madeleine Frost has to get away. Her partner Liam has become increasingly controlling, to the point that she fears for her safety and that of her young daughter Poppy. Desperation leads Maddie to the hotel owned by her estranged father - the extraord...

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The taking of Annie Thorne by C. J. Tudor

The taking of Annie Thorne

C. J. Tudor

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When Joe Thorne was fifteen, his little sister, Annie, disappeared. At the time, Joe thought it was the worst thing in the world that could ever happen. And then she came back. But she couldn't, or wouldn't, say what had happened to her. Now Joe has ...

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The sign of fear by Rob Ryan

The sign of fear

Rob Ryan

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London, 1917: Terror has come from the sky, and Londoners are scurrying in fear. A twin tragedy strikes Dr John Watson: an old friend, Staff Nurse Jennings, is on a boat-ambulance torpedoed in the Channel with no survivors. And his concert-going companion,...

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The gravity of love by Noelle Harrison

The gravity of love

Noelle Harrison

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Arizona, 1989: Joy Sheldon loves the plants that bloom in the desert, but dreams too of the sea's elemental wildness. Now, riven by terrible secrets, she embarks on a journey to seek her identity - and to discover why the sea pulls at her heart. London,...

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Somebody I used to know by Wendy (Wendy P.) Mitchell

Somebody I used to know

Wendy (Wendy P.) Mitchell

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What do you lose when your memories begin to disappear? What do you value when this reframes how you've lived, and how you will live in the future? How do you conceive of love when you can no longer recognise those who are supposed to mean the most to...

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Could it be murder? by Charlotte McFall

Could it be murder?

Charlotte McFall

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Last year's May Day celebrations ended in tragedy for Gemma with the mysterious death of her Aunt Clara. Having inherited her aunt's run-down cottage in her childhood village of Wythorne, Gemma moves in, hoping to investigate the death, and is drawn to...

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All that she can see by Carrie Hope Fletcher

All that she can see

Carrie Hope Fletcher

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Cherry has a hidden talent. She can see things other people can't, and she decided a long time ago to use this skill to help others. As far as the rest of the town is concerned, she's simply the kind-hearted young woman who runs the local bakery - but...

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Everything is lies by Helen Callaghan

Everything is lies

Helen Callaghan

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Sophia's parents lead quiet, unremarkable lives. At least, that's what she's always believed. Until the day she arrives at her childhood home to find a house ringing with silence. Her mother is dead, hanging from a tree. Her father is lying in a pool...

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Hannah's holiday by Noelene Jenkinson

Hannah's holiday

Noelene Jenkinson

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Workaholic accountant Hannah Charles takes a leap of faith and a badly needed holiday in a house swap from the Cotswolds to converted St. Anne's church in Tingara, Australia. There she meets handsome architect-cum-artist Will Bennett, who lives an al...

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Bad deal in Buckskin by Ethan Flagg

Bad deal in Buckskin

Ethan Flagg

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Two unemployed wranglers are given a gold nugget for helping an old prospector named Huggy Johnson when his wagon breaks down. Alamo Todd Heffridge and his partner Kid Streater unwittingly sell the nugget to an unscrupulous assay agent in the Arizona...

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Death of Anton by Alan Melville

Death of Anton

Alan Melville

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Seven Bengal tigers are the star attraction of Carey's Circus. Their trainer is the fearless Anton, whose work demands absolute fitness and the steadiest of nerves. When Anton is found lying dead in the tigers' cage, it seems that he has lost control...

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Money in the morgue by Ngaio Marsh

Money in the morgue

Ngaio Marsh

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It's business as usual for Mr Glossop as he does his regular round delivering wages to government buildings scattered across New Zealand's lonely Canterbury plains. But when his car breaks down he is stranded for the night at the isolated Mount Seage...

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The Cornish coast murder by John Bude

The Cornish coast murder

John Bude

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The Reverend Dodd, vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen, spends his evenings reading detective stories by the fireside - but heaven forbid that the shadow of any real crime should ever fall across his seaside parish. The vicar's peace is sh...

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Portrait of a murderer by Anne Meredith

Portrait of a murderer

Anne Meredith

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'Adrian Gray was born in May 1862 and met his death through violence, at the hands of one of his own children, at Christmas, 1931.' Thus begins this classic crime novel published in 1933. Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay...

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Russian roulette by Sara Sheridan

Russian roulette

Sara Sheridan

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Brighton, 1956: When Mirabelle's on-off boyfriend, Superintendent Alan McGregor, is taken off a gruesome murder case, she steps in to unravel the tangle of poisoned gin, prostitutes and high-stakes gambling that surrounds the death. It isn't long bef...

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Life in the garden by Penelope Lively

Life in the garden

Penelope Lively

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Penelope Lively has always been a keen gardener. This book is partly a memoir of her own life in gardens: the large garden at home in Cairo where she spent most of her childhood, her grandmother's garden in a sloping Somerset field, then two successi...

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Death knocks twice by Robert Thorogood

Death knocks twice

Robert Thorogood

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Reluctantly stationed on the sweltering Caribbean island of Saint-Marie, Detective Inspector Richard Poole dreams of cold winds, drizzly rain and a pint in his local pub. Just as he is feeling as fed up as can be, a mysterious vagrant is found dead at...

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Whistle in the dark by Emma Healey

Whistle in the dark

Emma Healey

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Jen is at her wits' end. Her fifteen-year-old daughter has just been found after going missing: four days lost and alone in the desolate countryside. Lana won't talk about it. The police think the case is closed. But Jen can't leave it alone. Lana is...

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Say it with bullets by Arlette Lees

Say it with bullets

Arlette Lees

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Two abused and neglected children find sanctuary with a neighboring rancher. Out West, a gold prospector's widow must evade the clutches of a corrupt sheriff. Defying doctor's orders, a wounded cop searches for his missing rebellious sister. After fl...

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Treachery in the wilderness by Victor Rousseau

Treachery in the wilderness

Victor Rousseau

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Joe Bostock and his chief engineer Will Carruthers are engaged on building a railway line in the wilds of Manitoba that will open up rich wheat lands for settlers - but the Big Muskeg swamp seems likely to ruin the construction scheme. When an unseen...

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Terror in Tombstone by Paul (Western fiction writer) Bedford

Terror in Tombstone

Paul (Western fiction writer) Bedfo...

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Former lawman Rance Toller and his lover Angie Sutter foil a stagecoach robbery just outside the frontier settlement of Tombstone, Arizona, and in the process capture the notorious gunfighter Johnny Ringo. As a result, Rance is persuaded to accept the...

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Haunted Helen by Victor J. Banis

Haunted Helen

Victor J. Banis

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Mentally scarred by her parents' violent deaths, Helen Sparrow was sent for treatment at a residential psychiatric clinic. Now discharged, she returns to a shadowy old mansion, the scene of both the murders and her repressed, unhappy childhood. But she...

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A nest of vipers by Andrea Camilleri

A nest of vipers

Andrea Camilleri

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On what should be a quiet Sunday morning, Inspector Montalbano is called to a murder scene on the Sicilian coast. A man has discovered his father dead in his Vigatan beach house: his body slumped on the dining-room floor, his morning coffee spilt across...

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The real pet detective by Tom Watkins

The real pet detective

Tom Watkins

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Any pet owner knows the agonizing panic when their beloved furry family member suddenly goes missing. Fear no more: Tom Watkins, former policeman turned true-life pet detective, is on hand to reunite animal companions with families across the nation....

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Sabrina Kane by Will Cook

Sabrina Kane

Will Cook

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The death of Sabrina's husband en route to Illinois leaves her alone in an untamed land. But the widow proves more than a match for the world of the frontier.

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Blotto, Twinks and the stars of the silver screen by Simon Brett

Blotto, Twinks and the stars of the silver screen

Simon Brett

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The Dowager Duchess of Tawcester knows America is full of wealthy young men, all of whom will fall in love with her daughter, the supremely gifted Twinks - and marriage to a Texan millionaire would solve the Tawcester financial problems once and for all....

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Seven days in summer by Marcia Willett

Seven days in summer

Marcia Willett

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Busy mum of twins Liv is looking forward to a week at the Beach Hut in Devon, even if she feels that something's not right between her and Matt. She's sure he's just too busy at work to join them on their summer holiday... Baz loves having his family...

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The love of a family by Rebecca Shaw

The love of a family

Rebecca Shaw

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Myra and Graham Butler lead the kind of lives where everything is neat, tidy and predictable. That is, until they're named guardians to their two young nephews. Myra makes it clear she doesn't want the responsibility. After a terrible loss early in t...

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The girl in the green dress by Cath Staincliffe

The girl in the green dress

Cath Staincliffe

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Teenager Allie Kennaway heads off for prom night, cheered on by her dad Steve and little sister Teagan. But she never comes home, beaten to death in an apparent hate crime because of her transgender identity. As police investigate the brutal murder, a...

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A family recipe by Veronica Henry

A family recipe

Veronica Henry

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Laura Griffin is preparing for an empty nest. The thought of Number 11 Lark Hill falling silent - a home usually bustling with noise, people and the fragrant smells of something cooking on the Aga - seems impossible. Feeling lost, Laura turns to her ...

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Coming home to island house by Erica James

Coming home to island house

Erica James

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It's the summer of 1939, and after touring an unsettled Europe to promote her latest book, Romily Temple returns home to Island House and the love of her life, the charismatic Jack Devereux. But when Jack falls ill, his estranged family are called home...

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Winter gold by Sheila Spencer-Smith

Winter gold

Sheila Spencer-Smith

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Recovering from a bereavement, Katie Robertson finds an advertisement for a temporary job on the Isles of Scilly that involves looking after a housebound elderly lady for a few weeks. Hoping to investigate a possible family connection, she eagerly applies....

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Look for me by Lisa Gardner

Look for me

Lisa Gardner

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A family home has become a family crime scene. Five people are involved. Four of them - mother, stepfather, daughter, son - have been savagely murdered. The fifth, the eldest daughter, is missing. Did she escape? Or is her absence evidence of something...

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Love strikes twice by Jill Barry

Love strikes twice

Jill Barry

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On a journey to the Scottish harbour town where her grandmother, Cathy, had a love affair that ended in heartbreak many years before, Sarah Barnes can't help but think of how far away her days of strap-hanging on the London Tube seem to be. Currently...

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The plot thickens by Chrissie Loveday

The plot thickens

Chrissie Loveday

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The Archway Players are struggling this year to put a Christmas production together in their seaside Cornish town. Adam, a member of the troupe since he was a teenager, is distracted by Gwen, his would-be girlfriend. While Gwen, a health care worker who...

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My family and other animals by Gerald Durrell

My family and other animals

Gerald Durrell

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1935: The Durrells pack their bags and flee the gloom of England like a flock of migrating swallows. Their destination is the Greek island of Corfu, where the eccentric family takes up residence in a series of villas. Budding naturalist Gerald, the youngest...

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Pigs have wings by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

Pigs have wings

P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

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Will Lord Emsworth's beloved Empress of Blandings win the Fat Pigs class at the Shropshire Show for the third year running? Galahad Threepwood and Beach the butler, confident in her past record, have staked their shirts on this. However, an extremely...

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Mystery Mile by Margery Allingham

Mystery Mile

Margery Allingham

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Judge Crowdy Lobbett is a marked man - within the span of a month, his secretary has been shot, his butler poisoned, his chauffeur killed in a mysterious accident, and his walking companion felled by a falling stone. Each time, the judge has escaped by...

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The crime at Black Dudley by Margery Allingham

The crime at Black Dudley

Margery Allingham

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In an ancient remote mansion nestles the infamous Black Dudley Dagger - a jewel-encrusted Italian blade, weapon in a centuries-old murder. As house-party guests merrily recreate the traditional ceremony of the dagger, passing it from person to person...

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Bloody Sunday by Ben Coes

Bloody Sunday

Ben Coes

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"CIA operative Dewey Andreas accidentally injects a small amount of designer poison into himself. Now, to survive, Dewey must get into North Korea and access the antidote and, while there, thwart the nuclear ambitions of both North Korea and Iran. And...

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Rust & stardust by T. (Tammy) Greenwood

Rust & stardust

T. (Tammy) Greenwood

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"Based on the experiences of real-life kidnapping victim Sally Horner, this imaging of a young girl's world, forever altered, tells her heartbreaking story through her eyes, and the eyes of her family and friends"--Provide by publisher.

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Indigo Lake by Jodi Thomas

Indigo Lake

Jodi Thomas

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"Blade Hamilton had never even heard of Crossroads, Texas, until he inherits land there. When Dakota Davis helps a stranger on the roadside, she isn't prepared for the charisma of the man--or for the last name he bears: Hamilton, that of her family's...

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In her bones by Kate Moretti

In her bones

Kate Moretti

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"The daughter of a convicted serial killer finds herself at the center of a murder investigation as the prime suspect"--

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Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

Washington Black

Esi Edugyan

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"From the blistering cane fields of the Caribbean to the frozen Far North, from the earliest aquariums of London to the eerie deserts of Morocco, a boy rises from the ashes of slavery in the 1830s to become a free man of the world"--

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Tiffany blues by M. J. Rose

Tiffany blues

M. J. Rose

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"A young painter's traumatic past threatens to derail her career at a prestigious summer artists' colony run by Louis Comfort Tiffany of Tiffany & Co. fame"--

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The boy at the keyhole by Stephen M. Giles

The boy at the keyhole

Stephen M. Giles

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"Nine-year-old Samuel lives alone in a once-great estate in Surrey with the family's housekeeper, Ruth. His father is dead and his mother has been abroad for months, purportedly tending to her late husband's faltering business. She left in a hurry one...

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A Christmas revelation by Anne Perry

A Christmas revelation

Anne Perry

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"In this intriguing, uplifting holiday mystery from bestselling author Anne Perry, an orphan boy investigates a woman's kidnapping--and discovers there's more at stake than a disappearance"--

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