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St Heliers Bay B&B by Patricia Snelling

St Heliers Bay B&B

Patricia Snelling

"Auckland City detective DS Tony Martin suspects his boss DSS Rob Dean of tampering with evidence connected to a guard's murder at the Port of Auckland and confronts him. Soon after the Port killing, a neighbour discovers Tony lying in a pool of blood in his...

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Jack Parker comes of age by Ed (Novelist) author. Roberts

Jack Parker comes of age

Ed (Novelist) author. Roberts

Jack Parker, the fifteen-year-old son of the sheriff of Benton County, does not enjoy a close and loving relationship with his father. But when a vicious range war erupts in the area, the two are drawn closer when they find themselves fighting against an...

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Double-barrelled by Dirk Hawkman

Double-barrelled

Dirk Hawkman

The money, the looks, the brains - rich banker Abdon Timpson has it all... and he knows it. But his arrogance doesn't help him when the sheriff cuffs him and locks him up for the night. There's a gunman on the loose, and this outlaw is a dead ringer for Abdon....

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Unruly by David 1974- author. Mitchell

Unruly

David 1974- author. Mitchell

David Mitchell explores how England's monarchs, while acting as rulers firmly guiding their subjects' destinies, were in reality a bunch of lucky sods who were mostly as silly in real life as they appear today in their portraits. Taking us back to King Arthur...

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The saved by Liz Webb

The saved

Liz Webb

Nancy and Calder are moving from London to an isolated slate island, off the west coast of Scotland. Nancy is focussed on their new beginning, but is increasingly unsettled by the stark island, the mysterious inhabitants and Calder's dark past, which he's kept...

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The runaway heiress by Emma Orchard

The runaway heiress

Emma Orchard

London, 1815. Cassandra Hazeldon is on the run. Under duress to marry a repellent friend of her uncle, she has made her escape, but now she is very much alone. With luck and quick thinking, she finds a refuge in a grand mansion, and a protector in Lord Irlam,...

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The theft of the iron dogs by E. C. R. Lorac

The theft of the iron dogs

E. C. R. Lorac

While hot on the heels of serial coupon-racketeer Gordon Ginner, Chief Inspector Macdonald of Scotland Yard receives word of an intriguing incident up in Lancashire - the summer cottage of local farmer Giles Hoggett has been broken into, with an assortment of...

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Time of reckoning by Colin (Writer of westerns) author. Bainbridge

Time of reckoning

Colin (Writer of westerns) author. ...

Ry Tyler is in no doubt: he has recently seen his old friend Slim Freeman alive and kicking. So how come Freeman's grave is on Boot Hill? Tyler's search for the truth leads him into a world of intrigue and danger, where nothing is as it seems. Could the...

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The bolas by Caleb Rand

The bolas

Caleb Rand

When horse drivers Will Chalk and Latchford Loke deliver a short herd to the cavalry at Tyler's Post, they meet Mollie Broad, a rancher troubled by a ruthless land-grabber, and offer her their help. From the timberline of Condor Pass, Bruno Ogden is defiling...

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Birdie's secret by Debbie Chase

Birdie's secret

Debbie Chase

Frances Strange - now known as Birdie Johnson - has always felt that something was missing from her life. She also has a secret... a big secret. Will that secret, and the thing she is always missing, come back to ruin her life? Or will the charmingly eccentric...

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Melody Rose by Jenny Worstall

Melody Rose

Jenny Worstall

Up-and-coming conductor Melody is married to her music. Successful journalist Zack is, in his heart, still married to his late wife. Will they walk away from each other, believing there is no future together? Or will they have the most glorious Last Night of...

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A maid and a man by Anne Stenhouse

A maid and a man

Anne Stenhouse

Edinburgh, 1819. Tabby Royce, an apothecary's daughter, is turned out to domestic service when her father dies. As a lady's maid in the Edinburgh home of a surgeon, she meets the doctors man, Cal Morrison. There, she is drawn into the intrigue and underworld...

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Hot springs drive by Lindsay Hunter

Hot springs drive

Lindsay Hunter

Seven years ago, Theresa Linden and Jackie Stinson met in a maternity ward. Both sleep-deprived new mothers, they became instant friends. Then they became neighbours on Hot Springs Drive - a nice street in a nice neighbourhood, filled with flower boxes and...

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Everyone who can forgive me is dead by Jenny Hollander

Everyone who can forgive me is dead

Jenny Hollander

What if everything you knew about the worst night of your life turned out not to be true? Nine years ago, with the world's eyes on her, Charlie Colbert escaped unscathed from a bloodbath at her elite graduate school. The press and the police called her a...

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Island in the sun by Katie Fforde

Island in the sun

Katie Fforde

When Cass is asked by her father to take on an unusual photography project in the Caribbean Island of Dominica, she really can't see a reason to say no. But the remote island has just been hit by a severe hurricane, leaving destruction in its wake. Cass is...

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The secret beach by Veronica Henry

The secret beach

Veronica Henry

Twenty years. One secret. A promise never to tell... Nikki finally owns the little coastguard cottage of her dreams - and it's a few steps away from the hidden beach that means so much to her. But when a handwritten note lands on her doorstep, she realises...

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A haunting in the arctic by C. J. Cooke

A haunting in the arctic

C. J. Cooke

Something has walked the floors of the ORMEN for almost a century. Something that craves revenge... 1901. On board the ORMEN, a whaling ship battling through the unforgiving North Sea, Nicky Duthie awakes. Attacked and dragged there against her will, it's just...

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Helen's house by Wendy Kremer

Helen's house

Wendy Kremer

Emma persuades her Aunt Helen to modernize and redecorate her Elizabethan manor, Court House, and turn it into a rural B&B. Hugh, a local architect, helps and encourages them. Jack Falconer owns an upmarket hotel in the village. Court House was once his...

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A generation of vipers by Sarah Yarwood-Lovett

A generation of vipers

Sarah Yarwood-Lovett

A killer is hiding in plain sight, like a snake in the long grass... Before Dr Nell Ward stumbled across a woman's body amongst the purple heather on Furze Heath, she was on the lookout for nests of poisonous adders. But something is lurking out here that is...

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The last word by Elly Griffiths

The last word

Elly Griffiths

Natalka and Edwin are perfect, if improbable, partners in a detective agency. At eighty-four, Edwin regularly claims that he's the oldest detective in England. He is a master at surveillance, deploying his age as a cloak of invisibility. Natalka, more than...

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The door-to-door bookstore by Carsten Henn

The door-to-door bookstore

Carsten Henn

Carl may be 72 years old, but he's young at heart. Every night he goes door-to-door delivering books by hand to his loyal customers. He knows their every desire and preference, carefully selecting the perfect story for each person. One evening as he makes his...

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The lost bookshop by Evie Woods

The lost bookshop

Evie Woods

On a quiet street in Dublin, a lost bookshop is waiting to be found... For too long, Opaline, Martha and Henry have been the side characters in their own lives. But when a vanishing bookshop casts its spell, these three unsuspecting strangers will discover...

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Sisterhood by Cathy Kelly

Sisterhood

Cathy Kelly

As the waves crash onto a wild Atlantic beach, Lou is at a crossroads. For the first time ever, just giving up seems like an option. In one night, at her own 50th birthday, her world has imploded. Her mother has kept a secret hidden all her life. And it...

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The library of unfinished business by Patricia Bell

The library of unfinished business

Patricia Bell

Maurice, a small-town librarian, dies one Monday morning in a fiery car crash. Finding himself in a very unexpected afterlife, he befriends Kit, who knows more than he should about Heaven - and about Maurice's life on Earth. Meanwhile, Maurice's daughter Andy...

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Death holds the key by Alexander (Novelist) author. Thorpe

Death holds the key

Alexander (Novelist) author. Thorpe

Western Australia, 1928. Out on the Tolhurst farmstead, Detective Constable Hartley is working on his very first assignment, looking into reports of a mysterious prowler. Suddenly he is startled by three gunshots ringing out. Investigating the noise, he...

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Rings on water by Madeleine Eskedahl

Rings on water

Madeleine Eskedahl

A young woman is found dead at a local beach. Sergeant Bill Granger, the local policeman, is called in to investigate. He had hoped for a quiet off-season. Instead, what seems to be a straightforward case of an unfortunate death turns into a complex web of...

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The horseman's promise by Cathryn Hein

The horseman's promise

Cathryn Hein

Sophie Dixon is determined to leave her tragic past behind and forge a bright future on her beloved farm. While looking to buy a new horse, she is drawn into her neighbour Aaron Laidlaw's orbit, despite the bad blood between their families. As the racing...

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War comes to the Dales by Betty Firth

War comes to the Dales

Betty Firth

June, 1941. When Bobby Bancroft arrived in Silverdale to take a job as a reporter on THE TYKE magazine, the sleepy Yorkshire Dales village felt like a little pocket of a past long gone. But war finally seems to have come to Silverdale. The villagers face new...

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Evie's story by Sylvia Broady

Evie's story

Sylvia Broady

1942. Determined to do her bit for the war effort, Yorkshire lass Evie Sinclair leaves her island home to become an Ack Ack Gunner Girl, defending Britain from Luftwaffe attacks. Evie embarks on a gruelling training programme with fellow recruits Lily and...

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The rag maiden by Libby Ashworth

The rag maiden

Libby Ashworth

Ireland, 1848. The potato famine has left the Cavanah family destitute. Kitty and Peter manage to secure tickets for America - seeking hope in an unknown land.But still fortune will not favour them. On a terrifying crossing of the Irish Sea, Peter vanishes,...

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The Guernsey girls by Mary Wood

The Guernsey girls

Mary Wood

January 1936. After the hard work of being a maid at Wallington Manor in the lead-up to Christmas, Annie is very excited at the prospect of going home to Bethnal Green. She has missed her family, but the money she earns keeps them all afloat. Olivia is from...

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Frenemy fix-up by Yahrah St. John

Frenemy fix-up

Yahrah St. John

Accountant Colin Anderson is a workaholic. Shay Davis is finally living her dream of owning a yoga studio. They may have gone to school together - but that's where their similarities end. He's Mr Corporate, hustling late into the night, while she flows through...

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The nurses of Lark Lane by Pam Howes

The nurses of Lark Lane

Pam Howes

Liverpool, 1955. With her abusive husband drinking all her wages, Alice faces a daily struggle to provide for her family. Her eldest daughter Cathy has always longed to be a nurse, but when the family's poverty means she's forced to leave school, it looks like...

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Wetlands investigation by Carla Cassidy

Wetlands investigation

Carla Cassidy

A killer is stalking the swamps... Investigator Nick Cain doesn't plan to stay in Black Bayou long-just long enough to catch a serial killer. But his partner, Officer Sarah Beauregard, sees the case as an opportunity to prove herself. Uncovering town secrets...

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The lucky penny by Dilly Court

The lucky penny

Dilly Court

1877. Twelve years ago, six-year-old Flora was plucked from her life of poverty and taken in by the Stewarts as a companion for their daughter Arabella. Now a young woman, Flora, though grateful to be housed and fed, remains trapped between two worlds: not...

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Elsie's wartime wish by Carol MacLean

Elsie's wartime wish

Carol MacLean

Elsie Weir is trying hard to keep her family together. Living in Kiltie Street tenement in Glasgow with her mother and little sister, Jessie, isn't easy - not least because her mother spends most days in a drunken stupor. But life gets harder still when their...

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Waking up married to the billionaire by Michelle Douglas

Waking up married to the billionaire

Michelle Douglas

Vegas vows-to wedded bliss? During a conference, Ruby's devastated when she's passed over for promotion. Confiding in fellow hotel guest Luis turns her pity party into a wild night she'll never forget... Especially when she wakes up married! Her new...

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My unexpected Christmas wedding by Rachael Stewart

My unexpected Christmas wedding

Rachael Stewart

'You want me to be your fake wife?' In this How to Win a Monroe story, when my best friend Aiden Monroe proposed, all my foolish youthful dreams came true. But the guarded bachelor only wants a temporary fiancée to appease his family. Still, after my recent...

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Princess's forbidden holiday fling by Jennifer Faye

Princess's forbidden holiday fling

Jennifer Faye

Breaking the rule... until Christmas! In this Princesses of Rydiania story, Princess Gisella's fundraising gala must be a success. It will prove she's capable of taking the throne she was never meant to ascend. Anxious and exhausted, she's about to fire her...

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The devil in blue jeans by Stacey Kennedy

The devil in blue jeans

Stacey Kennedy

Moving to Montana to buy a dive bar with her two best friends sounded like the perfect plan to Charly Henwood. And after her cheating ex-boyfriend destroyed their relationship and their nightclub, she's determined to focus on herself, her friends, and their...

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Healed by her rival doc by Annie Claydon

Healed by her rival doc

Annie Claydon

Long-time friends Will and Lark are polar opposites. Will masks the pain of his fiancee's passing with a carefree attitude, while dependable Lark always puts others ahead of herself. But pitted against each other for their medical charity's CEO role, they...

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Snowed in with the children's doctor by Louisa Heaton

Snowed in with the children's doctor

Louisa Heaton

During a blizzard, Nell finds herself snowed in with her new colleague, grumpy paediatrician Seth. Following an icy start - and an inconvenient spark! - Nell tries to keep her distance... until they're forced to appear together as Santa and his elf on the...

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A place to hide by Debra Webb

A place to hide

Debra Webb

Keeping her son safe is all that matters... With new identities in rural Tennessee, innkeeper Grace Myers and son Liam are running from the killer they once escaped. As his terrifying threats intensify, she'll do anything to protect her little boy. Grace wants...

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Snowbound reunion in Japan by Nina Milne

Snowbound reunion in Japan

Nina Milne

A reunion in a winter wonderland! In this The Christmas Pact story, workaholic lawyer Thea never expected to literally collide with childhood friend tech billionaire Zayne on the ski slopes in Japan. Memories of their teenage kiss sizzle to the surface, but so...

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Her off-limits single dad by Marion Lennox

Her off-limits single dad

Marion Lennox

In this Paramedics and Pups story, after a disastrous relationship, paramedic Jenny needs a fresh start in remote Willhua. When her living arrangements fall through, gorgeous local doc Rob offers Jenny and the injured pup she's just rescued a room. Their...

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The Italian, his pup and me by Alison Roberts

The Italian, his pup and me

Alison Roberts

In this Paramedics and Pups story, when he dramatically rescues Bruce the dog, paramedic Nico makes quite an impression on new co-worker Frankie. She has a strict no-dating rule, and Nico has zero intention of settling down, so there's no harm in embracing...

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Nurse's risk with the rebel by Karin Baine

Nurse's risk with the rebel

Karin Baine

Outback nurse Meadow has shaped her safe, predictable life just the way she wants it since a childhood full of upheaval and neglect. So finding common ground with flying doctor Jay isn't easy. He's nomadic and reckless... and Meadow can't understand why her...

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Resisting the brooding heart surgeon by Tina Beckett

Resisting the brooding heart surgeon

Tina Beckett

Nurse Shanna loves Halloween - so she's determined to get brooding cardiothoracic surgeon Zeke involved in her charity pumpkin contest whether he likes it or not! As she gets to know the closed-off doctor she's powerless to resist their attraction... But...

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His innocent unwrapped in Iceland by Jackie Ashenden

His innocent unwrapped in Iceland

Jackie Ashenden

Once her enemy, now her temptation! Orion wants Isla's company... and her! So when the opportunity arises to claim both at a convenient altar, he takes it. Then he whisks her away to his luxurious Icelandic lodge, where the heat burning between them soon takes...

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Regency reunions at Christmas

Regency reunions at Christmas

'Tis the season... For three reunion romances! In The Major's Christmas Return by Diane Gaston, at her friend's house for Christmas, Caroline's shocked that her fellow houseguest is Major Nashfield - who left her at the altar! In A Proposal for the Penniless...

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Snowbound with the brooding lord by Sarah Mallory

Snowbound with the brooding lord

Sarah Mallory

Years ago Sabrina walked away from her first love, Jack, because she was duty-bound to marry for money. Now a widow, she finds herself back in Jack's intoxicating orbit - but he's reluctant to trust Sabrina again. And it's not just the brooding Lord who has...

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Their inconvenient Yuletide wedding by Joanna (Romance fiction writer) author. Johnson

Their inconvenient Yuletide wedding

Joanna (Romance fiction writer) author....

The last person Samuel Beresford expects to fish out of a freezing, perilous river is Julia Livingston. The girl who was once an outcast in his village is now a woman - and the talk of the Ton for her beauty. His daring rescue compromises them into marriage,...

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A lady on the edge of ruin by Lotte R. author. James

A lady on the edge of ruin

Lotte R. author. James

Since the traumatic events of her first Season, Lady Mary Spencer's been wary of Society. Tired of feeling angry and bitter, at a seemingly innocuous garden party she lets her guard down with Luca Guaro. The charming Italian rogue also abhors the ton's...

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The convenient Cosentino wife by Jane Porter

The convenient Cosentino wife

Jane Porter

Clare Redmond retreated from the world, pregnant and grieving her fiance's death, never expecting to see his ice-cold brother Rocco again. She's stunned when the man who always avoided her storms back into her life, demanding they wed to give her son the life...

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Mistaken as his royal bride by Abby Green

Mistaken as his royal bride

Abby Green

Accidentally claimed by His Majesty! Maddi hasn't fully considered the implications of posing as her betrothed half-sister, Princess of Isla'Rosa. Or that King Aristedes will demand she continue the pretence to avoid major scandal. Immersing herself in the...

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Virgin's stolen nights with the boss by Carol Marinelli

Virgin's stolen nights with the boss

Carol Marinelli

Polo player Elias rarely spares a glance for his staff - until stablehand and former heiress Carmen. And he has no intention of resisting their attraction! Sinfully attractive playboy Elias knows he'll give the innocent all the pleasure she could want, but...

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A Christmas consequence for the Greek by Lucy King

A Christmas consequence for the Greek

Lucy King

A scorching night... a festive surprise... Greek billionaire Zander is at first blindsided by Mia's bombshell news that she's pregnant! And then by his need to do better than his own absent parents. He insists she move into his London penthouse where, afraid...

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The maid's pregnancy bombshell by Lynne Graham

The maid's pregnancy bombshell

Lynne Graham

Shy hotel maid Alana is so desperate to clear a family debt that when she discovers Greek tycoon Ares urgently needs a wife she blurts out a scandalous suggestion: in exchange for his help, she'll become his convenient bride. But chemistry blazes like wildfire...

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Crowned for the king's secret by Kali Anthony

Crowned for the king's secret

Kali Anthony

One year ago, a spine-tingling night with exiled King Sandro left Victoria pregnant and alone. Lied to by the palace, she believed he wanted nothing to do with her. Sandro turning up on her doorstep - ready to claim her, his heir and his kingdom - is...

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A billion-dollar heir for Christmas by Caitlin Crews

A billion-dollar heir for Christmas

Caitlin Crews

When Tiago Villela discovers Lillie Merton is expecting, a wedding is non-negotiable. To protect the Villela billions, his child must be legitimate. But, once married, he finds his plan for a purely pragmatic arrangement is soon threatened by a dangerous...

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The guest by B. A. Paris

The guest

B. A. Paris

"Iris and Gabriel have just arrived home from a make-or-break holiday. But a shock awaits them. One of their closest friends, Laure, is in their house. She has walked out on her husband--and their good friend--Pierre, over his confession of an affair and a...

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The warm hands of ghosts by Katherine Arden

The warm hands of ghosts

Katherine Arden

"January 1918. Laura Iven was a field nurse until she was wounded and discharged from the medical corps, leaving behind a brother still fighting in Flanders. Now home in Halifax, Canada, Laura receives word of Freddie's death, but something doesn't make sense....

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The new couple in 5B by Lisa Unger

The new couple in 5B

Lisa Unger

"Rosie and Chad Lowan are barely making ends meet in New York City when they receive life-changing news: Chad's late uncle has left them his luxury apartment at the historic Windermere in Murray Hill. The building is the epitome of old New York charm. One...

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The summer book club by Susan Mallery

The summer book club

Susan Mallery

"The rules of summer book club are simple: No sad books. No pressure. Yes, wine! Besties Laurel and Paris are excited to welcome Cassie to the group. This year, the book club is all about fill-your-heart reads. Since Laurel's divorce, she feels like the Worst...

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Lone wolf by Gregg Hurwitz

Lone wolf

Gregg Hurwitz

"Once a black ops government assassin known as Orphan X, Evan Smoak left the Program, and reinvented himself as someone who will risk everything to help those who have nowhere else to turn. Now struggling with an unexpected personal crisis, Evan goes back to...

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Wellness by Nathan Hill

Wellness

Nathan Hill

"When Jack and Elizabeth meet as college students in the '90s, the two quickly join forces and hold on tight, each eager to claim a place in Chicago's thriving underground art scene with an appreciative kindred spirit. Fast-forward twenty years to married...

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The woman in me by Britney Spears

The woman in me

Britney Spears

"The Woman in Me is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, the whole world was listening as Britney Spears spoke in open court. The impact of sharing her voice--her truth--was...

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The perfect husband by Danielle Ramsay

The perfect husband

Danielle Ramsay

How do you know if you've married the wrong person? It was a whirlwind romance and we had the perfect relationship. He was my dream partner, loving, caring, attentive... until the day I married him and things became toxic.I spent my wedding night in A&E with...

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The Sicilian inheritance by Jo Piazza

The Sicilian inheritance

Jo Piazza

"Sara Marsala barely knows who she is anymore after the failure of her business and marriage. On top of that, her beloved great-aunt Rosie passes away, leaving Sara bereft with grief. But Aunt Rosie's death also opens an escape from her life and a window into...

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Table for two by Amor Towles

Table for two

Amor Towles

"The millions of readers of Amor Towles are in for a treat as he shares some of his shorter fiction: six stories set in New York City and a novella in Los Angeles. The New York stories, most of which are set around the turn of the millennium, take up...

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City in ruins by Don Winslow

City in ruins

Don Winslow

"Danny Ryan is rich. Beyond his wildest dreams rich. The former dock worker, Irish mob soldier and fugitive from the law is now a respected businessman ; a Las Vegas casino mogul and billionaire silent partner in a group that owns two lavish hotels. Finally,...

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How to solve your own murder by Kristen Perrin

How to solve your own murder

Kristen Perrin

"It's 1965 and teenage Frances Adams is at an English country fair with her two best friends. But Frances's night takes a hairpin turn when a fortune-teller makes a bone-chilling prediction: One day, Frances will be murdered. Frances spends a lifetime trying...

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What happened to Nina? by Dervla McTiernan

What happened to Nina?

Dervla McTiernan

"Nina and Simon are the perfect couple. Young, fun and deeply in love. Until they leave for a weekend at his family's cabin in Vermont, and only Simon comes home. What happened to Nina? Nobody knows. Simon's explanation about what happened in their last hours...

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James by Percival Everett

James

Percival Everett

"When the enslaved Jim overhears that he is about to be sold to a man in New Orleans, separated from his wife and daughter forever, he decides to hide on nearby Jackson Island until he can formulate a plan. Meanwhile, Huck Finn has faked his own death to...

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The #1 lawyer by James Patterson

The #1 lawyer

James Patterson

"Stafford Lee Penney is a small-town lawyer with a big-time reputation for winning every case he tries. In his sharp suits and polished Oxford shoes, Penney is Biloxi, Mississippi’s #1 Lawyer and top local celebrity. Just as Penney notches his latest courtroom...

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Has anyone seen Charlotte Salter? by Nicci French

Has anyone seen Charlotte Salter?

Nicci French

"On the day of Alec Salter's fiftieth birthday party, his wife, Charlotte, vanishes. Most of the small English village of Glensted is at the party for hours before anyone realizes she is missing. While Alec brushes off her disappearance, their four children -...

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A woman of courage by Tania Blanchard

A woman of courage

Tania Blanchard

"1890, Northern England. Hannah Todd dreams of a future where women have the right to vote. Fresh from her teaching studies in Durham, the university city, she joins her parents in a rural village, brimming with newly found passion and the groundswell towards...

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The talented Mrs Greenway by Tea Cooper

The talented Mrs Greenway

Tea Cooper

"1814 Sydney. When Mary Greenway, freshly arrived from the old country, steps into the maelstrom of Sydney Town with three children at her skirts, she has high hopes of a new beginning, despite having little money and a husband in irons. After all, the sudden...

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The habit revolution by Gina Cleo

The habit revolution

Gina Cleo

"Packed with practical insights, inspiring stories and surprisingly simple activities to try today, The Habit Revolution is your guide to a life magnificently remastered through the incredible power of habits."--Back cover.

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Mad on meth by Benedict Collins

Mad on meth

Benedict Collins

"Only 50 years ago, pure methamphetamine was legally prescribed in New Zealand to anyone looking for a boost. But it wasn't long before P was rebranded as the most dangerous and destructive drug in the world - and New Zealanders cemented as among its biggest...

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Darling girls by Sally Hepworth

Darling girls

Sally Hepworth

"For as long as they can remember, Jessica, Norah and Alicia have been told how lucky they are. Rescued from family tragedies and raised by a loving foster mother on an idyllic farming estate, they were given an elusive second chance of a happy family life....

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Dark arena by Jack (Former fighter pilot) Beaumont

Dark arena

Jack (Former fighter pilot) Beaumon...

"A high-stakes thriller that could be ripped from today's headlines - from the bestselling author of The Frenchman. Alec de Payns, espionage operative of the Y Division of the DGSE, France's famed foreign intelligence service, is tasked with tracking down an...

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Sidelines by Karen Viggers

Sidelines

Karen Viggers

"When a violent brawl erupts at a suburban junior soccer game, some onlookers are shocked. But others saw it coming. Rivalry, parental pressure, coaching bias, inequity, and many other factors have played a part in turning Saturday mornings into a pressure...

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Love, just in by Natalie Murray

Love, just in

Natalie Murray

"Sydney TV news reporter Josie Larsen is approaching thirty and coming dangerously close to failing at life. Lost in a vortex of other people's career milestones, engagement parties and baby showers, Josie is perennially single, abandoned by her globetrotting...

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Excommunicated by Craig Hoyle

Excommunicated

Craig Hoyle

"A heart-wrenching multigenerational family memoir by an excommunicated member of the Exclusive Brethren After coming out as gay, Craig Hoyle was excommunicated from the New Zealand Exclusive Brethren and forced to say goodbye to his family forever. The...

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The great divide by Cristina Henríquez

The great divide

Cristina Henríquez

"It is said that the canal will be the greatest feat of engineering in history. But first, it must be built. For Francisco, a local fisherman who resents the foreign powers clamoring for a slice of his country, nothing is more upsetting than the decision of...

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Still see you everywhere by Lisa Gardner

Still see you everywhere

Lisa Gardner

"No man truly fears a woman. Not even one who is her father's daughter. The case was sensational. Kaylee Pierson had confessed from the very beginning, waived all appeals. She had called herself "death," but people called her the devil. Despite the media's...

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Until August by Gabriel García Márquez

Until August

Gabriel García Márquez

"Sitting alone beside the languorous blue waters of the lagoon, Ana Magdalena Bach contemplates the men at the hotel bar. She has been happily married for twenty-seven years and has no reason to escape the life she has made with her husband and children. And...

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The paleontologist by Luke Dumas

The paleontologist

Luke Dumas

"Curator of paleontology Dr. Simon Nealy never expected to return to his Pennsylvania hometown, let alone the Hawthorne Museum of Natural History. He was just a boy when his six-year-old sister, Morgan, was abducted from the museum under his watch, and the...

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Bullets over the border by Bradford Scott

Bullets over the border

Bradford Scott

"The Headless Ranger: that was the finish the outlaws planned for Slade -- blow his head off with a fiendishly clever booby trap. Then they could go back to their profitable campaign of terror, murder and theft, bleeding the border country dry. But Slade...

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Hunt the man down by William Heuman

Hunt the man down

William Heuman

"Wherever women and gold are found, men are there to fight for them. A dead man beside the trail . . . A whisper of gold . . . gold . . . And a woman at the heart of it all . . . Gold does many things to many men -- gold and its evil shadow, greed. Cass...

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The women by Kristin Hannah

The women

Kristin Hannah

"'Women can be heroes, too.' When twenty-year-old nursing student Frances Frankie McGrath hears these unexpected words, it is a revelation. Raised on idyllic Coronado Island and sheltered by her conservative parents, she has always prided herself on doing the...

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The last close call by Laura Griffin

The last close call

Laura Griffin

"Forensic genealogist Rowan Healy has made a name for herself by helping investigators trace the family trees of violent criminals who have eluded justice for years. But the pressure of police cases left her burned out, and she's shifted her focus to helping...

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The lily of Ludgate Hill by Mimi Matthews

The lily of Ludgate Hill

Mimi Matthews

"Lady Anne Deveril doesn't spook easily. A woman of lofty social standing known for her glacial beauty and starchy opinions, she's the unofficial leader of her small group of equestriennes. Since her mother's devastating plunge into mourning six years ago,...

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One wrong move by Dani Pettrey

One wrong move

Dani Pettrey

"Christian O'Brady was pulled into a life of crime at a young age by his con artist parents. Now making amends for his corrupt past, he has become one of the country's foremost security experts. When a string of Southwestern art heists targets one of the...

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George Harrison by Philip Norman

George Harrison

Philip Norman

"Despite being hailed as one of the best guitarists of his era, George Harrison, particularly in his early decades, battled feelings of inferiority. He was often the butt of jokes from his bandmates owing to his lower-class background and, typically, was...

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A memoir of my former self by Hilary Mantel

A memoir of my former self

Hilary Mantel

"In addition to her celebrated career as a novelist, Hilary Mantel contributed for years to newspapers and journals, unspooling stories from her own life and illuminating the world as she found it. "Ink is a generative fluid," she explains. "If you don't mean...

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The coworker by Freida McFadden

The coworker

Freida McFadden

"Dawn Schiff is strange. At least, everyone at work thinks so. She never says the right thing. She has no friends. And she is always at her desk at precisely 8:45 a.m. So when Dawn doesn't show up to the office one morning, her coworker Natalie...

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The porcelain maker by Sarah Freethy

The porcelain maker

Sarah Freethy

"Germany, 1929. When Max, a Jewish architect, and Bettina, a beautiful and celebrated German avant-garde artist, meet at a party their attraction is instant. In love with each other and the art they create, their talent transports them to the dazzling lights...

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Remember me by Charity Norman

Remember me

Charity Norman

"A close-knit community is ripped apart by disturbing revelations that cast new light on a young woman's disappearance twenty-five years ago. After years of living overseas, Emily returns to New Zealand to care for her father who has dementia. As his memory...

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