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That old black magic by Cathi Unsworth

That old black magic

Cathi Unsworth

"April 1943: four boys playing in Hagley Woods, Essex make a gruesome discovery. Inside an enormous elm tree, there is the body of a woman, her mouth stuffed with a length of cloth. As the case goes cold, mysterious graffiti starts going up across th...

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Our summer together by Fanny Blake

Our summer together

Fanny Blake

"Caro knows how to be a mother. She knows how to be a grandmother, and she knows how to be a daughter - advising her grown-up daughters and helping her aging mother retain her independence. She thought she knew everything about being a wife, but when...

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Music across the Mersey by Geraldine O'Neill

Music across the Mersey

Geraldine O'Neill

"1940s Dublin: Handsome widower Johnny Cassidy is out of work and lost as to how to look after his four children. Broken-hearted, he's tempted to look for the answer at the bottom of a beer glass, and it takes another calamity for him to realise help...

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The Spark Girl's promise by Fiona (Journalist) author. Ford

The Spark Girl's promise

Fiona (Journalist) author. Ford

"January 1941. Peggy Collins has learned a lot during her time as a Spark Girl. Posted to Swansea, as a driver to the squadron leader, she often hears things she shouldn't and she knows to be discreet, understanding how serious the phrase loose lips sink...

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A spot of folly by Ruth Rendell

A spot of folly

Ruth Rendell

"In these tales a businessman boasts about cheating on his wife, only to find the tables turned. A beautiful country rectory reverberates to the echo of a historical murder. A compulsive liar acts on impulse, only to be lead inexorably to disaster. And...

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Hunger by Roxane Gay

Hunger

Roxane Gay

"Bestselling author Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. In Hunger,...

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The book smugglers of Timbuktu by Charlie English

The book smugglers of Timbuktu

Charlie English

Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world's most mythologised places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, ...

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Get well soon by Nick Duerden

Get well soon

Nick Duerden

"This fascinating memoir is about Nick Duerden's long period of ill health, and how he was forced to plunge into the often bewildering but increasingly blossoming world of alternative therapy in pursuit of a cure. He learned yoga, how to meditate, to...

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Bloody January by Alan Parks

Bloody January

Alan Parks

"When a teenage boy shoots a young woman dead in the middle of a busy Glasgow street and then commits suicide, Detective Harry McCoy is sure of one thing. It wasn't a random act of violence. McCoy uses his underworld network to lead the investigation...

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The glorious heresies by Lisa McInerney

The glorious heresies

Lisa McInerney

"We all do stupid things when we're kids. Ryan Cusack's grown up faster than most - being the oldest of six with a dead mum and an alcoholic dad will do that for you. And nobody says she's trying to help but maybe wants something more than that. The ...

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In every moment we are still alive by Tom Malmquist

In every moment we are still alive

Tom Malmquist

"Tom's heavily pregnant girlfriend Karin is rushed to hospital with severe flu. While the doctors are able to save the baby, they are helpless in the face of what transpires to be acute Leukemia, and in a moment as fleeting as it is cruel Tom gains a...

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The woman at 72 Derry Lane by Carmel Harrington

The woman at 72 Derry Lane

Carmel Harrington

On a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. The perfect couple in every way, Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72 however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad-tempered and rarely...

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The other us by Fiona Harper

The other us

Fiona Harper

"Forty-something Maggie is facing some hard truths. Her only child has flown the nest for university and her marriage to Dan, is more than a little stale. When she spots an announcement on Facebook about a college reunion, she can't help wondering wh...

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Gonzo girl by Cheryl Della Pietra

Gonzo girl

Cheryl Della Pietra

Alley Russo is a recent college grad desperately trying to make it in the gruelling world of New York publishing, but like so many who have come before her, she has no connections and has settled for an unpaid magazine internship while slinging drinks...

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Now we are dead by Stuart MacBride

Now we are dead

Stuart MacBride

"Detective Chief Inspector Roberta Steel got caught fitting up Jack Wallace - that's why they demoted her and quashed his sentence. Now he's back on the streets and women are being attacked again. Wallace has to be responsible, but if Detective Sergeant...

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The darkest goodbye by Alex Gray

The darkest goodbye

Alex Gray

"When newly fledged DC Kirsty Wilson is called to the house of an elderly woman, what appears to be a death by natural causes soon takes a sinister turn when it is revealed that the woman had a mysterious visitor in the early hours of that morning - ...

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Murder, interrupted by James Patterson

Murder, interrupted

James Patterson

"Murder, Interrupted - Rich, cheating financier Frank Howard wants his wife dead, and he's willing to pay Billie Earl Johnson whatever it takes. But when his bullet misses the mark, Billie Earl and Frank will turn on each other in a fight for their.....

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The girl I used to be by Mary Torjussen

The girl I used to be

Mary Torjussen

"The morning after real estate agent Gemma Brogan has dinner with a prospective client, she's furious at herself for drinking so much. But there will be more to regret than a hangover. A photo of a hallway kiss. A video of her complaining about her h...

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The red coast by Di Morrissey

The red coast

Di Morrissey

"Di Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley with a passionate story of resistance and resilience under its soaring blue skies. After the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her beloved son, she has finally settled in Broome, a m...

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A widow's hope  by Vannetta Chapman

A widow's hope

Vannetta Chapman

After tragedy claimed her husband's life and her son's ability to walk, Hannah King does not want a new man. She has her family, a home and mounting debts. Scarred Amish bachelor Jacob Schrock offers Hannah the job she desperately needs. But while Hannah...

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No place to hide  by Lisa Harris

No place to hide

Lisa Harris

Former navy diver Ryan Kendall's father sent him to Brazil with a simple assignment: extract compromised witness Ellie Webb. But with Ellie determined to trek into the Amazon, following a lead on her father's murder, Ryan must protect her. As cartel ...

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The summer wives by Beatriz Williams

The summer wives

Beatriz Williams

"In the summer of 1951, Miranda Schuyler arrives on elite, secretive Winthrop Island as a schoolgirl from the margins of high society, still reeling from the loss of her father in the Second World War. When her beautiful mother marries Hugh Fisher, w...

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The good fight by Danielle Steel

The good fight

Danielle Steel

"Against the electrifying backdrop of the 1960s, Danielle Steel unveils the gripping chronicle of a young woman discovering a passion for justice and of the unsung heroes she encounters on her quest to fight the good fight. The daughter and granddaughter...

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The secrets between us by Thrity N. Umrigar

The secrets between us

Thrity N. Umrigar

"Poor and illiterate, Bhima had faithfully worked for the Dubash family, an upper-middle-class Parsi household, for more than twenty years. Yet after courageously speaking the truth about a heinous crime perpetrated against her own family, the devoted...

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The last time I lied by Riley Sager

The last time I lied

Riley Sager

"Two Truths and a Lie. The girls played it all the time in their tiny cabin at Camp Nightingale. Vivian, Natalie, Allison, and first-time camper Emma Davis, the youngest of the group. The games ended when Emma sleepily watched the others sneak out of...

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My year of rest and relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

My year of rest and relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

"Our narrator has many of the advantages in life, on the surface. Young, thin, pretty, a recent Columbia graduate, she lives in an apartment on the Upper East Side of Manhattan paid for, like the rest of her needs, by her inheritance. But there is a vacuum...

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Those other women by Nicola Moriarty

Those other women

Nicola Moriarty

"Poppy and Annalise are driven mad by mums enjoying special privileges at work while they pick up the slack. Setting up a Facebook group to vent about smug mummies is just a healthy outlet - right? But as their new group's membership soars, the frust...

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It all falls down by Sheena Kamal

It all falls down

Sheena Kamal

Growing up, Nora Watts only knew one parent - her father. When he killed himself, she denied her grief and carried on with her life. Then a chance encounter with a veteran raises disturbing questions Nora can't ignore. Finding the truth about her father's...

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The dying of the light by Robert Goolrick

The dying of the light

Robert Goolrick

"Diana Cooke was "born with the century" and came of age just after World War I. The daughter of landed Southern gentry, she knew early that her parents had only one asset, besides her: their stately house, Saratoga. But the Cookes were too land-poor...

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There there by Tommy Orange

There there

Tommy Orange

"Not since Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine has such a powerful and urgent Native American voice exploded onto the landscape of contemporary fiction. Tommy Orange's There There introduces...

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In dreams forgotten by Tracie Peterson

In dreams forgotten

Tracie Peterson

"1906. Judith Gladstone came to San Francisco after her parents died to find her last living relative, an aunt she has never met. Instead she has fallen head over heels in love with Caleb Coulter, her friend's brother. Caleb has promised to help Judith...

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Mariana's knight by W. Michael Farmer

Mariana's knight

W. Michael Farmer

"On the first of February, 1896, prominent attorney and legislator Albert Fountain drove his wagon across New Mexico's lonely Tularosa basin on the way home from a grand jury indictment of ranchers for cattle theft. His wife, Mariana, believing no one...

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Hard Texas winter by Preston Lewis

Hard Texas winter

Preston Lewis

"In the aftermath of the Civil War, Morgan Garrett heads west in search of work and a new start. Neither is easy for a man burdened with a lame arm as a reminder of the lost war. With winter approaching, he finds work -- and trouble -- in Crossrock, Texas,...

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Remington 1894 by William W. Johnstone

Remington 1894

William W. Johnstone

"As a teenager, John McMasters won the Medal of Honor as a sniper for the Union Army. Thirty years later, raising a family and running cattle in the Arizona Territory, he still needs eyeglasses to hit a distant target. Still, his wife and four children...

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Spirit trail by Darrel Sparkman

Spirit trail

Darrel Sparkman

"Revenge is a blade that cuts both ways. Sean MacLeod loses his family to renegades, but in his quest for retribution he nearly loses his soul. Seeking redemption, he follows the Spirit Trail down the Missouri River, leaving the Blackfoot nation of the...

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Slate Creek by Wallace J. Swenson

Slate Creek

Wallace J. Swenson

"Reality on the Wyoming frontier in the late 1800's has scorched Simon Steele's idealism. He's killed a man he didn't have to, betrayed and driven away his best friend, and seen what's left of his morals reduced to an occasional twinge of conscience....

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Long road to Abilene by Robert Vaughan

Long road to Abilene

Robert Vaughan

"After surviving the bloody battle of Franklin and the hell of a Yankee prison camp, Cade McCall comes home to the woman he loves to find that she, believing him dead, has married his brother. With nothing left to keep him in Tennessee, Cade heads for...

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The legend of Perley Gates by William W. Johnstone

The legend of Perley Gates

William W. Johnstone

"He's the son of a cattle rancher. A restless young dreamer who, under normal circumstances, would follow in his father's footsteps. Normal, however, is not his style. Like his famous grandfather and namesake Perley Gates--a hell-raising mountain man...

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A higher loyalty by James B. Comey

A higher loyalty

James B. Comey

"Former FBI director James Comey shares his experiences from his two decades in government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an entry into the corridors of power and a lesson in...

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Wedding cake crumble by Jenn McKinlay

Wedding cake crumble

Jenn McKinlay

"With Angie and Tate's wedding just around the corner, it's a happy time for Melanie Cooper and the Fairy Tale Cupcakes crew. Not only are they finessing last minute details of the big day, but they've been hired to bake cupcakes for the blockbuster ...

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Baker's deadly dozen by L. J. Washburn

Baker's deadly dozen

L. J. Washburn

"Phyllis Newsom and Sam Fletcher come out of retirement to work as substitute teachers as a favor for friends. That means getting up early, dealing with students and teachers, and helping out with extracurricular activities. The problem is, for Phyll...

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A fatal collection by Mary Ellen Hughes

A fatal collection

Mary Ellen Hughes

"Callie Reed makes a long overdue visit to her aunt Melodie, who lives in a fairy-tale cottage in quaint Keepsake Cove, home to a bevy of souvenir and collectible shops on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Just as they're beginning to reconnect, Callie discovers...

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The Secret, Book & Scone Society by Ellery Adams

The Secret, Book & Scone Society

Ellery Adams

"Strangers flock to Miracle Springs, North Carolina, hoping the renowned spa can cure their ills. If not, some find their way to Miracle Books. There, over a fresh-baked "comfort" scone, owner Nora Pennington prescribes the perfect novel to ease the ...

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The flicker of old dreams by Susan Henderson

The flicker of old dreams

Susan Henderson

Finding fulfillment in her job as an embalmer in her father's small town mortuary, outsider Mary bonds with a villainized local who was blamed for a fatal accident twenty years earlier, a friendship that compels her to consider what might happen if she...

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When life gives you lululemons by Lauren Weisberger

When life gives you lululemons

Lauren Weisberger

"New York Times bestselling author Lauren Weisberger returns with a novel starring one of her favorite characters from The Devil Wears Prada--Emily Charlton, first assistant to Miranda Priestly, now a highly successful image consultant who's just landed...

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To the moon and back by Karen Kingsbury

To the moon and back

Karen Kingsbury

"Brady Bradshaw was a child when the Oklahoma City bombing killed his mother. Every year, Brady visits the site on the anniversary to remember her. A decade ago he met Jenna Phillips, who was also a child when her parents were killed. Brady and Jenna...

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The Moscow deception by Karen Robards

The Moscow deception

Karen Robards

Bianca St. Ives was recently put through the wringer, but she came out the way her father trained her to--hungry for a fight. Still navigating the fallout from a shocking revelation that's left a network of assassins' crosshairs trained on her, Bianca's...

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The which way tree by Elizabeth Crook

The which way tree

Elizabeth Crook

Early one morning in the remote Texas hill country, a panther attacks a family of homesteaders, mauling a young girl and killing her mother, whose final act is to save her daughter's life. Samantha and her half brother, Benjamin, survive, but she is ...

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Nothing to lose by Lee Child

Nothing to lose

Lee Child

"Two small towns in Colorado: Hope and Despair. Between them, nothing but twelve miles of empty road. Jack Reacher can't find a ride, so he walks. All he wants is a cup of coffee. What he gets are four redneck deputies who want to run him out of town....

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Orphan sisters by Lola Jaye

Orphan sisters

Lola Jaye

Lana and May are a very long way from home. Their Nigerian parents emigrated to England in search of a better life for the family. London in the 1950s is a great adventure, but not always welcoming. There are signs in windows of lodging houses warning:...

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A mother's sacrifice by Kitty Neale

A mother's sacrifice

Kitty Neale

Glenda Jenkins has been beaten by her husband Harry one too many times - and this time he's put her in a hospital bed. Battered and bruised, Glenda slowly makes her recovery. But she fears what awaits her back at home. Glenda meets kind hospital porter...

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The would-be wife by Annie Wilkinson

The would-be wife

Annie Wilkinson

Lynn grew up as the daughter of a fisherman but longs to be free from the hardship and worry of life by the docks. When the handsome and ambitious Graham asks her to marry him, she ignores the warnings of family and friends and accepts. At first, life...

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Falling for his best friend by Emily Forbes

Falling for his best friend

Emily Forbes

When nurse Kitty Nelson becomes a surrogate for her sister, her best friend paramedic Joe Harkness is right there for her. But as Kitty's pregnancy blossoms Joe begins to see her in a very different light! Finally he admits a connection he's never felt...

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A surgeon to heal her heart by Janice Lynn

A surgeon to heal her heart

Janice Lynn

He wants more than a workplace fling! With two jobs, a sick mum and a broken heart, nurse Carly Evans has no time for romance. Until gorgeous surgeon Stone Parker gets right under her skin and gives her a glimpse of a new life. The life Stone will gladly...

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The doctor's wife for keeps by Alison Roberts

The doctor's wife for keeps

Alison Roberts

Seeing paediatrician Kate Saunders again, Luke can feel the chemistry that still sizzles between them. But, bruised from his failed marriage, he doesn't believe in happy-ever-afters any more. Until he's reminded of the marriage pact they made in college......

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Twin surprise for the Italian doc by Alison Roberts

Twin surprise for the Italian doc

Alison Roberts

Paramedic Georgia Bennett has never forgotten the night with no strings she shared with delectable Matteo, but she never expected that it would lead to the most surprising of consequences. And as he walks towards her at her best friend Kate's wedding...

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From bachelor to daddy by Meredith Webber

From bachelor to daddy

Meredith Webber

Paramedic Marty Graham doesn't do commitment - he knows all too well how damaging family life can be. But single mum Dr Emma Crawford is different, and she's looking for a dad for her adorable twin boys... Will one night of sizzling passion change ev...

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Vieri's convenient vows by Andie Brock

Vieri's convenient vows

Andie Brock

Harper has no choice but to honour her runaway sister's agreement - even though becoming fake fiancee to formidable tycoon Vieri Romano sets her heart racing! Stolen away to his Sicilian castle, Harper is at the mercy of their mutual longing. But whe...

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Unlocking the millionaire's heart by Bella Bucannon

Unlocking the millionaire's heart

Bella Bucannon

Working with Jemma Harrison on his novel is the last thing millionaire Nate Thornton wants. After his harrowing experience as a war reporter Nate prefers to be alone. He certainly doesn't want Jemma reawakening his desires - or his dreams! But soon Nate...

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Consequence of his revenge by Dani Collins

Consequence of his revenge

Dani Collins

Infamous Sicilian Dante Gallo takes great delight in firing Cami Fagan as punishment for her father's theft. What he doesn't expect is to desire her so intensely he can't resist seducing her, and he soon discovers how deliciously innocent Cami really...

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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower

C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

1794: As Britain and France eye one another belligerently across the Channel, H.M.S. Justinian lies at anchor in Spithead, and the King's latest bad bargain, seventeen-year-old Horatio Hornblower, is hauled aboard to join the crew as midshipman. Thi...

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Lieutenant Hornblower by C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

Lieutenant Hornblower

C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

1800: William Bush boards the H.M.S. Renown as third lieutenant. As they set off to the West Indies, he strikes up an acquaintance with Horatio Hornblower - no longer the nervous midshipman of yesteryear, but an intelligent and quietly capable fifth....

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Lyrebird by Cecelia Ahern

Lyrebird

Cecelia Ahern

In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of w...

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Her last breath by Tracy Buchanan

Her last breath

Tracy Buchanan

Food writer Estelle Forster has the perfect life. And with her first book on the way, it's about to get even better. When Estelle hears about Poppy O'Farrell's disappearance, she assumes the girl has simply run away. But Estelle's world crumbles when...

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Three things about Elsie by Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

Three things about Elsie

Joanna (Psychiatrist) Cannon

There are three things you should know about Elsie. The first thing is that she's my best friend. The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better. And the third thing... Might take a little bit more explaining. Eighty-four-year...

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Silent voices by Ann Cleeves

Silent voices

Ann Cleeves

When DI Vera Stanhope finds the body of a woman in the steam room of her local pool, she wonders if, for once, it's a death from natural causes. But closer inspection reveals ligature marks around the victim's throat. Vera pulls her team together and...

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Dalila by Jason Donald

Dalila

Jason Donald

Irene Dalila Mwathi comes from Kenya with a brutally violent personal history. Once she wanted to be a journalist, but now all she wants is to be safe. When she finally arrives, bewildered, in London, she is attacked by the very people paid to protect...

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English by Ben Fogle

English

Ben Fogle

Beginning at the top of a muddy Gloucestershire slope at the Cooper's Hill cheese-rolling contest and traversing a landscape of lawns and queues, coastlines and sporting arenas, Ben Fogle takes us on a journey through the peculiarly English: a country...

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The boy in the park by A. J. Grayson

The boy in the park

A. J. Grayson

Dylan goes to the same park every day on his lunch break. He enjoys the quiet solitude of the boating lake, passing the time, watching the people come and go. He has also noticed another visitor to the lake: a young boy, playing at the water's edge; a...

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A stranger in Honeyfield by Anna Jacobs

A stranger in Honeyfield

Anna Jacobs

1916: Bella is working as a VAD, driving ambulances in England, when she gets engaged to Philip, on leave from fighting in France. His family strongly disapprove of her, but the two of them are happy together. When the worst happens, Bella must manage...

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If I die before I wake by Emily Koch

If I die before I wake

Emily Koch

Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, and his friends talk about how his girlfriend Bea needs to move on, he can only listen. But Alex soon begins to suspect that the accident that...

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No good deed by John (Guitarist) Niven

No good deed

John (Guitarist) Niven

What do you do when the homeless man on the street you've just given money to thanks you by name and turns out to be one of your 'closest' friends, one you haven't seen for over twenty years? For Alan, there's no question - it's only natural that he'd...

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The lightkeeper's daughters by Jean Pendziwol

The lightkeeper's daughters

Jean Pendziwol

Elizabeth's eyes have failed. She can no longer read the books she loves or see the paintings that move her. But her mind remains sharp, and music fills the vacancy left by her blindness. When her father's journals are discovered on a shipwrecked boat,...

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The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning by Margareta (Artist) Magnusson

The gentle art of Swedish death cleaning

Margareta (Artist) Magnusson

Dostadning, or the art of death cleaning, is a Swedish phenomenon by which the elderly and their families set their affairs in order. Whether it's sorting the family heirlooms from the junk, downsizing to a smaller place, or setting up a system to help...

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The prime of Ms Dolly Greene by E. V. Harte

The prime of Ms Dolly Greene

E. V. Harte

In the heart of southwest London, just a short stroll from the Thames, lies an enclosed and overgrown bike path and a single row of cottages. Foremost among Tinderbox Lane's hotchpotch of loyal residents is professional Tarot reader Dolly Greene. When,...

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The killing of Polly Carter by Robert Thorogood

The killing of Polly Carter

Robert Thorogood

Supermodel Polly Carter was famed for her looks and party-girl lifestyle. Now she's dead, apparently having thrown herself from the clifftop near her home on the island of Saint-Marie. Those who knew her say Polly would never have killed herself; and...

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A murder to die for by Stevyn Colgan

A murder to die for

Stevyn Colgan

How do you solve a murder when hundreds of wannabe detectives have the same goal? Every year, fans from all over the world descend upon a tiny picturesque English village to celebrate the life of the enigmatic author Agnes Crabbe and her fictional de...

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Daughters of Penny Lane by Ruth Hamilton

Daughters of Penny Lane

Ruth Hamilton

In 1946, Alice Quigley returns to her childhood home on Penny Lane, having lost three sisters and her house in Bootle to the bombs that fell over Liverpool. Estranged from her husband Dan, who suffered from two strokes triggered during the Blitz, she...

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A different kind of evil by Andrew Wilson

A different kind of evil

Andrew Wilson

"Agatha Christie's remarkable talent for detection has captured the attention of British Special Agent John Davison. Now, at his behest, she is cruising to the beautiful Canary Islands to investigate the strange and gruesome death of Douglas Greene of...

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Shot in the dark by Cleo Coyle

Shot in the dark

Cleo Coyle

As Village Blend manager Clare Cosi fixes a date for her wedding, a smartphone dating game turns the Village Blend into a hookup hotspot. Then one night Clare finds a dead body in the building. The corpse is an entrepreneur who used dating apps with ...

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The outsider by Stephen King

The outsider

Stephen King

"An eleven-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two g...

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Faith by Jimmy Carter

Faith

Jimmy Carter

"President Jimmy Carter has always been a courageous exemplar of faith. Now he shares the lessons he learned. He writes, "The issue of faith arises in almost every area of human existence, so it is important to understand its multiple meanings." Exam...

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Upstate by James Wood

Upstate

James Wood

"New Yorker book critic and award-winning author James Wood delivers a novel of a family struggling to connect with one another and find meaning in their own lives. In the years since his daughter Vanessa moved to America to become a professor of phi...

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The 49th mystic by Ted Dekker

The 49th mystic

Ted Dekker

In the small town of Eden, Utah, a procedure meant to restore Rachelle Matthew's sight goes awry. She begins to dream of another world so real that she wonders if Earth might only be a dream experienced when she falls asleep in that reality. In this new...

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The last equation of Isaac Severy by Nova Jacobs

The last equation of Isaac Severy

Nova Jacobs

Just days after mathematician and family patriarch Isaac Severy dies of an apparent suicide, his adopted granddaughter Hazel, owner of a struggling Seattle bookstore, receives a letter from him by mail. In it, Isaac alludes to a secretive organization...

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My heart belongs in San Francisco, California by Janice A. Thompson

My heart belongs in San Francisco, California

Janice A. Thompson

"Journey now to San Francisco, California, of 1853 where... An English socialite finds more treasure than expected on her trip to the American West. When Abby Effingham becomes stranded in the middle of the California gold rush, her money depletes quickly...

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We own the sky by Luke Allnutt

We own the sky

Luke Allnutt

"Rob Coates can't believe his luck. There is Anna, his incredible wife, and most precious of all, Jack, their son, who makes every day an extraordinary adventure. Rob feels like he's won the lottery of life. Or rather-he did. Until the day it all changes...

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The innkeeper's daughter by Michelle Griep

The innkeeper's daughter

Michelle Griep

"Dover, England, 1808: Officer Alexander Moore goes undercover as a gambling gentleman to expose a high-stakes plot against the king. He's a master of disguise, for Johanna Langley believes him to be quite the rogue, with unrelenting charm. All Johanna...

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Song of a captive bird by Jasmin Darznik

Song of a captive bird

Jasmin Darznik

"All through her childhood in Tehran, Forugh Farrokhzad is told that Persian daughters should be quiet and modest. She is taught only to obey, but she always finds ways to rebel, gossiping with her sister among the fragrant roses of her mother's walled...

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Beach house reunion by Mary Alice Monroe

Beach house reunion

Mary Alice Monroe

At Cara Rutledge's home on Isle of Palms, everything is comfortingly the same, yet rife with painful memories. Only through reconnecting with family, friends, and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to...

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Bluestone & vine by Donna Kauffman

Bluestone & vine

Donna Kauffman

"Pippa MacMillan is a legend on the Irish folk music scene. But when her voice requires a time-out, she's left wondering how - and where - to find happiness in the silence... Seeking answers, Pippa leaves Ireland in favor of a small town in the Blue ...

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Dietland by Sarai Walker

Dietland

Sarai Walker

Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you're fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. With her job answering fan mail for a popular teen girls' magazine, she is biding her time until her weight-loss surgery. Only then...

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Buried secrets by Barbara Cameron

Buried secrets

Barbara Cameron

"After Rose's husband dies, she longs to be near her family, especially her twin sister, Lillian, so she packs up her young son and leaves her life in Ohio to move back to Paradise, Pennsylvania. Luke Miller is new to Paradise and is enjoying getting...

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The sea before us by Sarah Sundin

The sea before us

Sarah Sundin

In 1944, American Naval officer Lt. Wyatt Paxton arrives in London to prepare for the Allied invasion of France. He works closely with Dorothy Fairfax, who pieces together reconnaissance photographs with holiday snapshots of France -- including those...

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The art of vanishing by Cynthia G. Kuhn

The art of vanishing

Cynthia G. Kuhn

When Professor Lila Maclean is sent to interview celebrated author and notorious cad, Damon Von Tussel, he disappears before her eyes. Chaos ensues, as Damon is headlining Stonedale University's Art Week. The chancellor expects Lila to locate him and...

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Beyond control by Kat Martin

Beyond control

Kat Martin

"Victoria Bradford is on the run from her angry, abusive ex-fiancé with her four-year-old daughter and nowhere to go. Seventy miles north of Dallas, the Iron River Ranch is pretty much nowhere. That's what its new owner, Josh Cain, wanted when he came...

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Us against you by Fredrik Backman

Us against you

Fredrik Backman

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove, hailed as "a writer of astonishing depth [with] the remarkable ability to make you understand the feelings of each of a dozen different characters" (The Washington Times),...

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The hidden by Sally Spencer

The hidden

Sally Spencer

"DCI Paniatowski's team are increasingly convinced that the girl found dead in the woods is the victim of a ritual killing, carried out by a secret society established in the very heart of Whitebridge. The problem is that without Paniatowski there to...

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Grey dawn by Clea Simon

Grey dawn

Clea Simon

"When grad student Dulcie Schwartz thinks she hears a wolf late one night, on her way to pick up some forgotten papers from her departmental office, she tries to dismiss it - but it's too late for her peace of mind. The noises, the dark building and...

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Mr Campion's abdication by Mike Ripley

Mr Campion's abdication

Mike Ripley

"Margery Allingham's Mr Campion finds himself masquerading as technical advisor to a very suspicious but glamorous Italian film producer and her crew hunting for buried treasure that never was in the Suffolk villages of Sweethearting and Heronhoe, which...

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