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General fiction new titles

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Want to try something new? Here's a good mix of the most recent general fiction titles in book, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Who rescued who by Victoria Schade

Who rescued who

Victoria Schade

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"Where can you turn when the world turns against you? When Elizabeth Barnes' life fell apart she never imagined that she'd be rescued by a new friend on four paws. The plan was simple: Elizabeth would ignore the fact that she was unjustly fired from her...

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Just like you by Nick Hornby

Just like you

Nick Hornby

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"On an average Saturday morning in a butcher's shop in North London, Lucy and Joseph meet on opposite sides of the counter. She is a teacher and mother of two, with a past she is trying to forget; he is an aspiring DJ with a wide-open future that maybe...

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The vanishing half by Brit Bennett

The vanishing half

Brit Bennett

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"The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their fa...

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The Dutch house by Ann Patchett

The Dutch house

Ann Patchett

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"At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish...

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What you said to me by Olivia Newport

What you said to me

Olivia Newport

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"When 15-year-old Tisha Crowder gets caught shoplifting, attorney Nolan Duffy tries to protect her from consequences that could rattle her already troubled life. His daughter, Jillian, feels like she’s the one being punished instead – by having Tisha...

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In an instant by Suzanne Redfearn

In an instant

Suzanne Redfearn

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"Life is over in an instant for sixteen-year-old Finn Miller when a devastating car accident tumbles her and ten others over the side of a mountain. Suspended between worlds, she watches helplessly as those she loves struggle to survive. Impossible choices...

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Brave girl, quiet girl by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Brave girl, quiet girl

Catherine Ryan Hyde

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"Brooke is a divorced single mom, financially strapped, living with her mother, and holding tight to the one thing that matters most: her two-year-old daughter Etta. Then, in a matter of seconds, Brooke's life is shattered when she's carjacked. Helpless...

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Cobble Hill by Cecily Von Ziegesar

Cobble Hill

Cecily Von Ziegesar

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"In the eclectic Brooklyn neighbourhood of Cobble Hill, the lives of four married couples and their children are about to flip from complicated to combustible ... Mandy is so underwhelmed by motherhood that she's faking a debilitating disease to get ...

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The liar's dictionary by Eley Williams

The liar's dictionary

Eley Williams

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"Peter Winceworth, a disaffected Victorian lexicographer, inserts false entries into a dictionary – violating and subverting the dictionary’s authority – in an attempt to assert some sense of individual purpose and artistic freedom. In the present da...

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Neighbors by Danielle Steel

Neighbors

Danielle Steel

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"Meredith White was one of Hollywood’s most recognisable faces. But a personal tragedy cut her acting career short and alienated her from her family. For the last 15 years, Meredith has been living alone in San Francisco with two trusted caretakers. Then,...

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The girl who came home to Cornwall by Emma Burstall

The girl who came home to Cornwall

Emma Burstall

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"In the quaint Cornish village of Tremarnock, Chabela Penhallow arrives for a holiday and to discover more about her Cornish ancestors. But, as always with newcomers to the small seaside town, rumours start to fly about this beautiful stranger. Is there...

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Million love songs by Carole Matthews

Million love songs

Carole Matthews

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"Ruby Brown is single again for the first time in years and she's going to dive into this brave new world with a smile on her face and a spring in her step. The last thing she's looking for is another serious relationship. Mason Soames represents eve...

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The postcard by Zoë Folbigg

The postcard

Zoë Folbigg

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"A year after the kiss that brought them together in a snowy train station doorway, Maya and James are embarking on another journey - this time around the world. The trip starts with a beautiful Indian wedding, but as their travels continue, Maya fears...

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Anxious people by Fredrik Backman

Anxious people

Fredrik Backman

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"A bank robber on the run locks himself in with an over-enthusiastic estate agent, two bitter IKEA-addicts, a pregnant woman, a suicidal multi-millionaire and a rabbit. In the end the robber gives up and lets everyone go, but when the police storm th...

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Islands of mercy by Rose Tremain

Islands of mercy

Rose Tremain

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Bath, 1865: A young woman renowned for her nursing skills is convinced that some other destiny will one day show itself to her. But when she is torn between a dangerous affair with a female lover and the promise of a conventional marriage to an appar...

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Peace in the valley by Kelly Irvin

Peace in the valley

Kelly Irvin

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"Nora Beachy loves her life. She works in the community store in West Kootenai, takes care of her family and courts with Levi Raber. She and Levi plan to marry, but Levi wants to wait until he has the money to buy them a house before he pops the question....

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The wrong family by Tarryn Fisher

The wrong family

Tarryn Fisher

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"Have you ever been wrong about someone? Juno was wrong about Winnie Crouch. Before moving in with the Crouch family, Juno thought Winnie and her husband, Nigel, had the perfect marriage, the perfect son - the perfect life. Only now that she’s living...

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Amnesty by Aravind Adiga

Amnesty

Aravind Adiga

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"Danny - formerly Dhananjaya Rajaratnam - is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, Australia, denied refugee status after he fled from Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he’s been trying to create a new identity...

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House on endless waters by Emuna Elon

House on endless waters

Emuna Elon

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"At the behest of his agent, renowned author Yoel Blum reluctantly agrees to visit his birthplace of Amsterdam to meet with his Dutch publisher, despite promising his late mother that he would never return to that city. While touring the Jewish Museum...

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142 ostriches by April Dávila

142 ostriches

April Dávila

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"When Tallulah Jones was thirteen, her grandmother plucked her from the dank Oakland apartment she shared with her unreliable mom and brought her to the family ostrich ranch in the Mojave Desert. After eleven years caring for the curious, graceful bi...

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Moonlight over studland bay by Della Galton

Moonlight over studland bay

Della Galton

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Animal loving Samantha Jones is on a mission to 'live the dream'. When best friend Abby has a beautiful baby boy Sam's priorities change and she realises she wants more from her life. Uninspired with her dull day job Sam plans to expand Purbeck Pooches,...

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The bookshop of second chances by Jackie Fraser

The bookshop of second chances

Jackie Fraser

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Thea's having a bad month. Not only has she been made redundant, she's also discovered her husband of nearly 20 years is sleeping with one of her friends. And he's not sorry - he's leaving. Bewildered and lost, Thea doesn't know what to do. But, when...

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Letters from the past by Erica James

Letters from the past

Erica James

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1962. Evelyn Devereux and her husband, Kit, are preparing for their 20th wedding anniversary party when Evelyn receives an anonymous letter that threatens to unravel secrets from years ago... Evelyn's sister-in-law, Hope, has brought joy to countless...

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Home stretch by Graham Norton

Home stretch

Graham Norton

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It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for a wedding. The day before the ceremony a group of young friends, including bride and groom, drive out to the beach. There is an accident. Three survive, but three are killed. Connor is one of th...

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The extraordinary hope of Dawn Brightside by Jessica Ryn

The extraordinary hope of Dawn Brightside

Jessica Ryn

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Dawn Elisabeth Brightside has been running from her past for twenty-two years and two months, precisely. So when she is offered a bed in St Jude's Hostel for the Homeless, it means so much more than just a roof over her head. But with St Jude's threatened...

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The girl with the scarlet ribbon by Glenda Young

The girl with the scarlet ribbon

Glenda Young

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When a newborn baby girl is found abandoned with nothing but a scarlet ribbon tied to her basket, Ava Davidson, housekeeper of the wealthy McNally family's home, takes her into her care. Sworn to secrecy about the baby's true identity, Ada names her Jess...

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A life once dreamed by Rachel Fordham

A life once dreamed

Rachel Fordham

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"Six years ago, a shocking secret sent Agnes Pratt running in search of a new start. She found it in Penance, a rugged town of miners and lumberjacks in the Dakota Territory, where she became Miss Aggie, respected schoolteacher and confirmed old maid....

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Morning star by Charlotte Hubbard

Morning star

Charlotte Hubbard

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"When five maidels join forces to turn an abandoned barn into an Amish marketplace, the unmarried women have community in mind. But their fledgling enterprise promises to reap surprising rewards for each in turn, including the gift of unexpected love...

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Burden of proof by T. Davis Bunn

Burden of proof

T. Davis Bunn

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"A few months before his twenty-first birthday, Ethan missed the chance to save his brother's life when he was murdered on the steps of the courthouse in Jacksonville, Florida. Ever since that fateful day, Ethan has sensed a deep disconnect between the...

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Piecing it all together by Leslie Gould

Piecing it all together

Leslie Gould

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"When Savannah Mast's fiance dumps her a week before their wedding, she flees California for the safety of her Amish grandmother's farm near Nappanee, Indiana. She's not planning on staying long but becomes unexpectedly entangled in the search for a ...

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Against the loveless world by Susan Abulhawa

Against the loveless world

Susan Abulhawa

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"Nahr has been confined to the Cube: nine square metres of glossy grey cinderblock, devoid of time, its patterns of light and dark nothing to do with day and night. Journalists visit her, but get nowhere; because Nahr is not going to share her story with...

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Miss Janie's girls by Carolyn Brown

Miss Janie's girls

Carolyn Brown

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"Miss Janie is at the end of a long and full life, but she has no intention of crossing that finish line until she's found her girls ... It's been ten years since Teresa and Kayla shook off the dust of Birthright, Texas, went their separate ways, and...

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New waves by Kevin Nguyen

New waves

Kevin Nguyen

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"Lucas and Margo are fed up. Margo is a brilliant programmer tired of being talked over as the company's sole black employee, and while Lucas is one of many Asians at the firm, he's nearly invisible as a low-paid customer service rep. Together, they decide...

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Set the stars alight by Amanda Dykes

Set the stars alight

Amanda Dykes

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"Lucy Clairmont's family treasured the magic of the past and her childhood fascination with stories of the high seas led her to become a marine archaeologist. But when tragedy strikes, it's Dashel, an American forensic astronomer and his knowledge of...

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Amish generations by Kathleen Fuller

Amish generations

Kathleen Fuller

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"Young Love – When Fern was diagnosed with a chronic illness in her early twenties, she knew it would limit her abilities to be a good Amish wife. And with Dan, the object of her affection, in a serious relationship, there didn’t seem much point in dating....

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Creatures by Crissy Van Meter

Creatures

Crissy Van Meter

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"On the eve of Evangeline's wedding, on the shore of Winter Island, a dead whale is trapped in the harbor, the groom may be lost at sea, and Evie's mostly absent mother has shown up out of the blue. From there, in this mesmerizing, provocative debut,...

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Minor dramas & other catastrophes by Kathleen West

Minor dramas & other catastrophes

Kathleen West

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"Class Mom meets Small Admissions in this story about the privileged bubble that is Liston Heights High--the micro-managing parents, the overworked teachers, and the students caught in the middle--and the fallout for each of them when that bubble fin...

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Truly, madly, deeply by Karen Kingsbury

Truly, madly, deeply

Karen Kingsbury

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"In love for the first time, a son's decisions about the future divides his family in this fearless and thought-provoking novel. In the shadow of very great loss, the only way to live with passion is truly, madly, deeply. When eighteen-year-old Tommy...

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Vanessa Yu's magical Paris tea shop by Roselle Lim

Vanessa Yu's magical Paris tea shop

Roselle Lim

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"Vanessa Yu never wanted to see people's fortunes - or misfortunes - in tea leaves. Ever since she can remember, Vanessa has been able to see people's fortunes at the bottoms of their teacups. To avoid blurting out fortunes, she converts to coffee, but...

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The second wife by Rebecca Fleet

The second wife

Rebecca Fleet

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"Everyone brings baggage to a new relationship. When Alex met Natalie she changed his life. After the tragic death of his first wife, which left him a single parent to teenage daughter Jade, he's determined to build a happy family. But his new-found ...

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What happened to us? by Faith Hogan

What happened to us?

Faith Hogan

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"After ten years together, Carrie Nolan is devastated when she's dumped by her hot-shot chef boyfriend, Kevin Mulvey, without even a backwards glance! But on reflection, she has sacrificed her own long-term happiness by pandering to his excessive ego...

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Home truths by Susan Lewis

Home truths

Susan Lewis

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"Angie Watts had the perfect ordinary family. A new home. A beloved husband. Three adored children. But Angie's happy life is shattered when her son Liam falls in with the wrong crowd. And when her son's bad choices lead to the murder of her husband,...

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Don't you forget about me by Mhairi McFarlane

Don't you forget about me

Mhairi McFarlane

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"'I love your laugh. x' But that was 12 years ago. It really began the day Georgina was fired from The Worst Restaurant in Sheffield (Tripadvisor) and found The Worst Boyfriend in the World (Georgina's best friends) in bed with someone else. So when her...

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The girl on the doorstep by Lindsey Hutchinson

The girl on the doorstep

Lindsey Hutchinson

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"Left an orphan, five-year-old Rosie Harris is found and raised by Maria, a Romany gypsy. Life on the road is hard, but the little girl soon feels one of the tribe with the travellers. As she grows older, Rosie realises she has 'second sight' and is able...

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Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier

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"At the great Cornwall estate of Manderley, Maxim de Winter and his frightened new wife try to live with the haunting legacy of Maxim's first wife, the beautiful and cold Rebecca, who died in a sailing accident."--Publisher's description.

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Sex and vanity by Kevin Kwan

Sex and vanity

Kevin Kwan

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"On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. She can’t stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have the view of the Ty...

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Love your life by Sophie Kinsella

Love your life

Sophie Kinsella

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"Ava is sick of online dating. She's always trusted her own instincts over an algorithm, anyway, and she wants a break from it all. So when she signs up to a semi-silent, anonymous writing retreat in glorious Italy, love is the last thing on her mind....

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An Amish Christmas wedding

An Amish Christmas wedding

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"Evergreen Love by Amy Clipston: Ryan Lapp had promised to marry Lorene Bontrager as soon as he was able to build them a house, but the day never came. Ryan moved away. Five years later, Lorene has settled in to her old maid role, and she's shocked when...

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Troubles in paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

Troubles in paradise

Elin Hilderbrand

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"After uprooting her life in the States, Irene Steele has just settled in at the villa on St. John where her husband Russ had been living a double life. But a visit from the FBI shakes her foundations, and Irene once again learns just how little she knew...

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The wonder boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg

The wonder boy of Whistle Stop

Fannie Flagg

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"Bud Threadgoode grew up in the bustling little railroad town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, with his mother Ruth, church going and proper, and the fun-loving hell-raiser, his Aunt Idgie. Together they ran the town's popular Whistle Stop Café, known far and...

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The other woman by Amanda Brookfield

The other woman

Amanda Brookfield

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On a normal day, in a normal house, on a normal street, wife and mother Fran has had enough. She packs a case, leaves a note for her bullying husband Pete, and one for her beloved twenty-year-old son Harry, and heads to the airport - and freedom. In ...

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An unusual boy by Fiona Higgins

An unusual boy

Fiona Higgins

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Julia Curtis is a busy mother of three, with a husband often away for work, an ever-present mother-in-law, a career, and a house that needs doing up. Her fourteen-year-old daughter, Milla, has fallen in love for the first time, and her youngest, Ruby,...

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The country escape by Jane Lovering

The country escape

Jane Lovering

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Leaving London and her ex-husband Luc behind, Katie and her 14-year-old daughter Poppy move into their very own, very ramshackle cottage near the village of Christmas Steepleton on the Dorset coast. Harvest Cottage has been unloved for many years, so...

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Stuck on you by Portia MacIntosh

Stuck on you

Portia MacIntosh

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Sadie doesn't have time for finding love. She's too busy as PA for famous artist Damian Banks. When she's not arranging exhibitions, she's organising his dry cleaning or dumping his never ending stream of girlfriends.But when she strikes up an unusua...

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Life after you by Siân O'Gorman

Life after you

Siân O'Gorman

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Milly Bryne's world came crashing down when she lost her beloved Dad and boyfriend in a matter of weeks. Losing her Dad has broken her family. Losing her soul mate has made her give up on life and love. After swerving from stability to chaos to despair,...

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Christmas at Lock Keeper's Cottage by Lucy Coleman

Christmas at Lock Keeper's Cottage

Lucy Coleman

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Imogen Tolliman never knew her mother. And when an accident robs Immi of her father too, she goes to live with her grandfather, Tollie, in his picturesque lock-keeper's cottage by the Aysbury marina. Tollie is the star of the Santa Ahoy Special each ...

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The joy of falling by Lindsay Harrel

The joy of falling

Lindsay Harrel

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"Over a year ago, thrill-seeking brothers Wesley and Brent Jamison died in a scuba diving accident, leaving behind their wives, Angela and Eva. While Angela focuses on surviving and taking care of her three children, barely making ends meet, Eva quits...

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The time of Jacob's trouble by Donna VanLiere

The time of Jacob's trouble

Donna VanLiere

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"A typical day at the rehabilitation center turns into a nightmare for Emma Grady when her favorite physical therapy patient vanishes in front of her, along with several colleagues. Fear turns to chaos as Emma begins the frantic race from Brooklyn to...

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Of literature and lattes by Katherine Reay

Of literature and lattes

Katherine Reay

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"After fleeing her hometown three years earlier, Alyssa Harrison never planned to return. Then the Silicon Valley start-up she worked for collapsed and turned her world upside down. She is broke, under FBI investigation, and without a place to go. Ha...

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The summer house by Lauren K. Denton

The summer house

Lauren K. Denton

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"Lily Bishop wakes up one morning to find a good-bye note and divorce papers from her husband on the kitchen counter. Having moved to Alabama for his job only weeks before, Lily is devastated, but a flyer at the grocery store for a hair stylist position...

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Beach Haven by T. I. (Tonya) Lowe

Beach Haven

T. I. (Tonya) Lowe

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"Free-spirited Opal Gilbert seems to have everything she needs to keep living a happy life in Sunset Cove as she refurbishes vintage furniture to sell at her funky ocean-side boutique, Bless This Mess. Until Lincoln Cole, a new-to-town ex-Marine nursing...

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Being known by Robin Jones Gunn

Being known

Robin Jones Gunn

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"From the bestselling author of Becoming Us comes a novel unpacking loss, doubts, friendship, and the hard questions we ask of God and those we love. After her mom passed away, Jennalyn was in the midst of moving, having a baby, and helping her husband...

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The archer by Paulo Coelho

The archer

Paulo Coelho

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"Meet Tetsuya, a man once famous for his prodigious gift with a bow and arrow but who has since retired from public life, and the boy who comes searching for him. The boy has many questions, and in answering them Tetsuya illustrates the way of the bow...

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Steadfast mercy by Ruth Reid

Steadfast mercy

Ruth Reid

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"After the tragic death of her parents, Jonica Muller must return to the Amish community she left in shame five years ago. Tasked with settling her father’s estate, she plans to keep her visit as brief as possible so she can return to Cedar Ridge and...

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Fragments of light by Michèle Phoenix

Fragments of light

Michèle Phoenix

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"Ripples that cascade seventy-five years into the present. And two lives transformed by the tenuous resolve to reach out of the darkness toward fragments of light. Cancer stole everything from Ceelie – her peace of mind, her self image, perhaps even ...

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Paris is always a good idea by Jenn McKinlay

Paris is always a good idea

Jenn McKinlay

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"It's been seven years since Chelsea Martin embarked on her yearlong post-college European adventure. Since then, she's lost her mother to cancer and watched her sister marry twice, while Chelsea's thrown herself into work, becoming one of the most t...

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Adequate yearly progress by Roxanna Elden

Adequate yearly progress

Roxanna Elden

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"Each new school year brings familiar challenges to Brae Hill Valley, a struggling high school in one the biggest cities in Texas. But the teachers also face plenty of personal challenges and this year, they may finally spill over into the classroom....

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The knockout queen by Rufi Thorpe

The knockout queen

Rufi Thorpe

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"Bunny Lampert is the princess of North Shore - beautiful, tall, blond, with a rich real-estate-developer father and a swimming pool in her backyard. Michael - with a ponytail down his back and a septum piercing⁠ - lives with his aunt in the cramped ...

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Always the last to know by Kristan Higgins

Always the last to know

Kristan Higgins

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"Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it. From the New York Times bestselling author of Life and Other Inconveniences comes a new novel of heartbreaking truths and hilarious honesty about what family really means. Barb and John Frost are testy...

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The poppy field by Deborah Carr

The poppy field

Deborah Carr

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"Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job in the NHS. Needing to escape from it all, Gemma agrees to help renovate a rundown farmhouse in Doullens, France, a town near the Somme. There, in a boarded-up cupb...

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The other half of Augusta Hope by Joanna Glen

The other half of Augusta Hope

Joanna Glen

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"Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. And she's right - she doesn't. At six, she's memorising the dictionary. At seven, she's correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name: Burundi....

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How to fall in love again by Amanda Prowse

How to fall in love again

Amanda Prowse

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"Kitty Montrose is packing up her house, and the memories that go with it. Under this roof, she's seen her children grow up, her grandchildren arrive, and her marriage come and go. Kitty knows better than most that the twists and turns of life can bring...

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A million dreams by Dani Atkins

A million dreams

Dani Atkins

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"Beth became a widow after just two years of marriage. Before her husband's death, they made the decision to freeze an embryo so that she could still have his child. But Beth has just been told that the embryo was implanted in the wrong woman seven years...

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The miseducation of Evie Epworth by Matson Taylor

The miseducation of Evie Epworth

Matson Taylor

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July, 1962. The fastest milk bottle-delivery girl in East Yorkshire, 16-year-old Evie Epworth is tall as a tree and hot as the desert sand. She dreams of an independent life lived under the bright lights of London (or Leeds). The two posters of Adam Faith...

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Marrying Simone by Anna Jacobs

Marrying Simone

Anna Jacobs

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In Australia Simone has been widowed for four years and is ready to make a more interesting life. Her friends are driving her mad introducing her to eligible men; her busy daughters are just the opposite, wanting her available for babysitting. When she...

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All that glitters by Danielle Steel

All that glitters

Danielle Steel

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"Nicole "Coco" Martin is destined to have it all. As the only child of doting and successful parents, she has been given every opportunity in life. Having inherited her mother's stunning beauty and creativity, along with her father's work ethic and d...

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Stories that bind us by Susie Finkbeiner

Stories that bind us

Susie Finkbeiner

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"Betty Sweet never expected to be a widow at 40. With so much life still in front of her, she tries to figure out what's next. She couldn't have imagined what God had in mind. When her estranged sister is committed to a sanitarium, Betty finds herself...

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Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

Migrations

Charlotte McConaghy

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"Franny Stone has always been a wanderer. By following the ocean's tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life. But when the wild she so loves begins to disappear, Franny can no longer wander without a de...

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The book of two ways by Jodi Picoult

The book of two ways

Jodi Picoult

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"Dawn Edelstein is on a plane when she is told to prepare for a crash landing. She braces herself as thoughts flash through her mind. The shocking thing is, the thoughts are not of her husband but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago: Wyatt Armstrong....

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The brightest star by Fern Michaels

The brightest star

Fern Michaels

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"Christmas is more than just a celebration for Lauren Montgomery. For generations, it's been her family's livelihood. Their Christmas shop, Razzle Dazzle Decor, has seen seasonal fads come and go, but there's one trend they can't escape. Online superstores...

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Actress by Anne Enright

Actress

Anne Enright

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"Katherine O'Dell is an Irish theater legend turned Hollywood film star. Every moment of her life is a performance, with her daughter, Norah, standing in the wings. With age, alcohol, and dimming stardom, however, Katherine's grip on reality grows fi...

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Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Interior Chinatown

Charles Yu

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"Willis Wu doesn't perceive himself as a protagonist even in his own life: he's merely Generic Asian Man. Every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where Black and White, a procedural cop show, is ...

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Daddy by Emma Cline

Daddy

Emma Cline

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"An absentee father collects his son from boarding school after a shocking act of violence. A nanny to a celebrity family hides out in Laurel Canyon in the aftermath of a tabloid scandal. A young woman sells her underwear to strangers. A notorious gu...

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The big door prize by M. O. (Milton O'Neal) Walsh

The big door prize

M. O. (Milton O'Neal) Walsh

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"What would you do if you knew your life's potential? That's the question facing the residents of Deerfield, Louisiana, when the DNAMIX machine appears in their local grocery store. It's nothing to look at, really, it resembles a plain photo booth. But...

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The bitter and sweet of cherry season by Molly Fader

The bitter and sweet of cherry season

Molly Fader

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"Everything Hope knows about the Orchard House is from the stories of her late mother. So when she arrives at the northern Michigan family estate late one night with a terrible secret and her ten-year-old daughter in tow, she's not sure if she'll be ...

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Girls of summer by Nancy Thayer

Girls of summer

Nancy Thayer

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"Lisa Hawley feels more alive than she has in a long time after hiring hunky carpenter Mack Whitney to renovate her old Nantucket home. There's no denying the spark growing between them--despite the fact that Mack is ten years her junior. But her...

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Shadows of Foxworth by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Shadows of Foxworth

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

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"Continuing the events from Beneath the Attic and Out of the Attic, the prequel trilogy to the Dollanganger series comes to a riveting end with The Shadows of Foxworth, a passionate novel about Corrine Foxworth's intense desire to flee her overbearing...

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Noel Street by Richard Paul Evans

Noel Street

Richard Paul Evans

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"The year is 1975. Elle Sheen--a single mother who is supporting herself and her six-year-old, African-American son, Dylan, as a waitress at the Noel Street Diner--isn't sure what to make of William Smith when his appearance creates a stir in the small...

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The fogging by Luke Horton

The fogging

Luke Horton

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Tom and Clara are two struggling academics in their mid-thirties, who decide to take their first holiday in ten years. On the flight over to Indonesia, Tom experiences a debilitating panic attack, something he hasn't had in a long time, which he keeps...

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An island Christmas by Jenny Colgan

An island Christmas

Jenny Colgan

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It's a time for hunkering down, getting cosy in front of whisky-barrel-wood fires, and enjoying a dram with the people you love - unless, of course, you're accidentally pregnant by the man you've barely begun a relationship with, and don't know how to...

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Daughters of Cornwall by Fern Britton

Daughters of Cornwall

Fern Britton

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1918: The Great War is over, and Clara Carter has boarded a train bound for Cornwall - to meet a family that would once have been hers. But they must never discover her secret... 1939: Hannah has always been curious about her mother's mysterious past,...

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The bench by Saskia Sarginson

The bench

Saskia Sarginson

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It begins at the end. It begins on a bench, on a heath, where a woman waits for a man. Ten years ago, they made a pact: On this bench, on this day, they will end a love affair that's spanned three decades, or start again. They should never have met. ...

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The tally stick by Carl Nixon

The tally stick

Carl Nixon

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"Up on the highway, the only evidence that the Chamberlains had ever been there was two smeared tyre tracks in the mud leading into the almost undamaged screen of bushes and trees. No other cars passed that way until after dawn. By that time the tracks...

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The teacher at Donegal Bay by Anne Doughty

The teacher at Donegal Bay

Anne Doughty

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"When Jenny McKinstry is offered a new post as the Head of English at her Belfast school she's elated! Yet she can't help but feel conflicted about the position. With all those around her mounting the pressure to start a family and her husband's career...

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Finding Henry Applebee by Celia Reynolds

Finding Henry Applebee

Celia Reynolds

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"Eighty-five-year-old Henry Arthur Applebee has had a pretty good life. But one regret has haunted him for the last sixty-five years. And so, on an ordinary December morning, he boards a train from London to Edinburgh. His goal is simple: to find the...

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