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Large print fiction new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest large print fiction. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.
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Win by Harlan Coben

Win

Harlan Coben

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"Over twenty years ago, the heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family's estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors - and the items stolen from her family were never re...

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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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Ghost shadow  by Heather Graham

Ghost shadow

Heather Graham

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"There are those who walk among us who are no longer alive, but not yet crossed over. They seek retribution, vengeance, to warn. Among the living, few intuit their presence. Katie O'Hara is one who can. As she's drawn deeper and deeper into a gruesom...

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Silver sparrow by Tayari Jones

Silver sparrow

Tayari Jones

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"With the opening line of Silver Sparrow - My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist - author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in a middle-clas...

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The unexpected heiress by Kaitlin O'Riley

The unexpected heiress

Kaitlin O'Riley

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"The latest American sensation to grace London's ballrooms, Meredith Rose Remington has beauty, wit - and a shocking secret. At her aunt's insistence, Meredith is posing as an oil heiress, but she is utterly destitute. In truth, Meredith would rather...

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The strange adventures of H by Sarah Burton

The strange adventures of H

Sarah Burton

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"Orphaned young, H is sent to live with her doting aunt in London. H's life is a happy one until her lecherous cousin robs her of her innocence and the plague takes away the city and the people she loves. H is cast out - friendless, pregnant and destitute...

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The fallen women by Lindsey Hutchinson

The fallen women

Lindsey Hutchinson

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"Since the death of her parents when she was just a girl, orphan Ann Felton has had to struggle to survive. The grimy and gruelling Black Country is no place for a girl all alone and Ann is relieved when she gets works at The Bell public house, and i...

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A pretty deceit by Anna Lee Huber

A pretty deceit

Anna Lee Huber

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"Peacetime has brought little respite for Verity Kent. Intrigue still abounds, even within her own family. As a favor to her father, Verity agrees to visit his sister in Wiltshire. Her once prosperous aunt has fallen on difficult times and is conside...

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Meet me at Pebble Beach by Bella Osborne

Meet me at Pebble Beach

Bella Osborne

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"Sometimes it takes losing everything to make you realise what really matters ... When Regan finds herself jobless, homeless and boyfriendless in one fell swoop, she quickly learns what hitting rock bottom really means. Luckily her friendly seaside c...

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The Berlin girl by Mandy Robotham

The Berlin girl

Mandy Robotham

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"Berlin, 1938: It’s the height of summer, and Germany is on the brink of war. When fledgling reporter Georgie Young is posted to Berlin, alongside fellow Londoner Max Spender, she knows they are entering the eye of the storm. Arriving to a city swathed...

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The secret letter by Kerry (Novelist) Barrett

The secret letter

Kerry (Novelist) Barrett

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"London, 1910. Twenty-one-year-old Esther Watkins would do anything for the Suffragette cause. Imprisoned, force-fed and beaten, she is determined to fight for what she believes is right – no matter what it costs her. With new love Joseph by her side,...

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Mrs P's book of secrets by Lorna Gray

Mrs P's book of secrets

Lorna Gray

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"There are no white shrouded spectres here, no wailing ghouls. Just the echoes of those who have passed, whispering that history is set to repeat itself. The Cotswolds, 1946: A young widow leaves behind the tragedy of her wartime life, and returns home...

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Devotion by Madeline Stevens

Devotion

Madeline Stevens

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"A captivating debut novel about a woman who falls into an overwhelming mutual obsession with the Upper East Side mother who hires her as a nanny. Ella is flat broke: wasting away on bodega coffee, barely making rent, seducing the occasional strange man...

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The book club by C. J. (Fiction writer) Cooper

The book club

C. J. (Fiction writer) Cooper

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"The truth is more deadly than fiction ... Having said goodbye to her old life in London, and the disastrous affair that sent her packing, twenty-something Lucy Shaw decides to move to the picture-perfect Cotswolds village of Willowcombe. When newcomer...

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If I never met you by Mhairi McFarlane

If I never met you

Mhairi McFarlane

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"When Laurie's partner of eighteen years, Dan, dumps her to 'find himself' (and leave her on the shelf at 36), she is blindsided. But not as blindsided as when he announces that his new girlfriend is now pregnant. Working in the same office with Dan is...

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Our little cruelties by Liz Nugent

Our little cruelties

Liz Nugent

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"Three brothers are at the funeral. One lies in the coffin. Will, Brian and Luke grow up competing for their mother's unequal love. As men, the competition continues - for status, money, fame, women. They each betray each other, over and over, until one...

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The girl from Widow Hills by Megan Miranda

The girl from Widow Hills

Megan Miranda

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"When Arden Maynor was six years old, she was swept away in a terrifying storm and went missing for days. Against all odds, she was found alive, clinging to a storm drain. A living miracle. Arden's mother wrote a book, and fame followed. But so did f...

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The safe place by Anna Downes

The safe place

Anna Downes

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"Emily Proudman's life is in chaos. She's just lost her acting agent and her job in one miserable day. Scott Denny has a problem. Even though he's a successful CEO, neither his business acumen nor vast wealth can come close to fixing it. He's at a br...

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The dictionary of lost words by Pip Williams

The dictionary of lost words

Pip Williams

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"In 1901, the word 'Bondmaid' was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Esme is born into a world of words. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, she spends her childhood in the 'Scriptorium',...

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The conspiracy by Kat Martin

The conspiracy

Kat Martin

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Harper Winston's brother, Michael, has disappeared while sailing the Caribbean. Desperate. Harper contacts Chase Garrett, once her brother's best friensd and now the only man she can trust. As the owner of Maximum Security, Chase has learned to trust...

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Elsey come home by Susan Conley

Elsey come home

Susan Conley

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"When Elsey's husband, Lukas, hands her a brochure for a weeklong mountain retreat, she knows he is really giving her an ultimatum: Go, or we're done. Once a successful painter, Elsey set down roots in China after falling passionately for Lukas, the ...

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The chicken sisters by K. J. Dell'Antonia

The chicken sisters

K. J. Dell'Antonia

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"In tiny Merinac, Kansas, Chicken Mimi's and Chicken Frannie's have spent a century vying to serve up the best fried chicken in the state - and the legendary feud between their respective owners, the Moores and the Pogociellos, has lasted just as long....

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Winter counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden

Winter counts

David Heska Wanbli Weiden

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"Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When justice is denied by the American legal system or the tribal council, Virgil is hired to deliver his own punishment, the kind that's hard to forget. But...

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Fast ice by Clive Cussler

Fast ice

Clive Cussler

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"In the early days of World War II, the infamous German Luftwaffe embark upon an expedition to Antarctica, hoping to set up a military base to support their goal of world domination. Though the military outpost never comes to fruition, what the Nazis...

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The Chanel sisters by Judithe Little

The Chanel sisters

Judithe Little

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"The unforgettable story of the sisters who changed fashion forever. Gabrielle and Antoinette know they're destined for something better. Abandoned to a convent orphanage, they are raised for simple lives. But at night they dream of a glittering future,...

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The lost apothecary by Sarah Penner

The lost apothecary

Sarah Penner

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"Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in...

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A puzzle for fools by Patrick Quentin

A puzzle for fools

Patrick Quentin

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"Broadway producer Peter Duluth sought solace in a bottle after his wife's death; now, two years later and desperate to dry out, he enters a sanitarium, hoping to break his dependence on drink - but the institution doesn't quite offer the rest and re...

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Flowers of darkness by Tatiana de Rosnay

Flowers of darkness

Tatiana de Rosnay

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"New York Times bestselling author Tatiana de Rosnay's Flowers of Darkness explores how artificial intelligence tampers with love, sex, and the basis of artistic creation in a new future Paris. CASA is a brand new artist residency in an ultra-modern ...

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Infinite country by Patricia Engel

Infinite country

Patricia Engel

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"Talia is being held at a correctional facility for adolescent girls in the forested mountains of Colombia after committing an impulsive act of violence that may or may not have been warranted. She urgently needs to get out and get back home to Bogotá,...

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The moonlight school by Suzanne Woods Fisher

The moonlight school

Suzanne Woods Fisher

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"Haunted by her sister's mysterious disappearance, Lucy Wilson arrives in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the spring of 1911 to work for Cora Wilson Stewart, superintendent of education. When Cora sends Lucy into the hills to act as scribe for the mountain...

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The echo wife by Sarah Gailey

The echo wife

Sarah Gailey

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"'When they said all happy families are alike, I don't think this is what they meant ...' Evelyn Caldwell's husband Nathan has been having an affair - with Evelyn Caldwell. Or, to be exact, with a genetically cloned replica. After a morning that begins...

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The Kaiser's web by Steve Berry

The Kaiser's web

Steve Berry

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"Two candidates are vying to become Chancellor of Germany. One is a patriot having served for the past sixteen years, the other a usurper, stoking the flames of nationalistic hate. Both harbor secrets, but only one knows the truth about the other. They...

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Dark sky by C. J. Box

Dark sky

C. J. Box

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"The governor of Wyoming has given game warden Joe Pickett the thankless assignment of taking a tech baron on a hunting trip. But unbeknownst to them, as they trek further into the wilderness, a hunter is hot on their heels. Joe must rely on his wits...

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Egg shooters by Laura Childs

Egg shooters

Laura Childs

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"A murder in the local hospital is raising everyone's temperature in the latest book in the New York Times bestselling Cackleberry Club series. Suzanne Dietz, co-owner of the Cackleberry Club Café, is visiting her fiancée, Dr. Sam Hazelet when a masked...

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The request by David Bell

The request

David Bell

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"Ryan Francis has it all - great job, wonderful wife, beautiful child. That is until an old friend, Blake Norton, asks Ryan to help keep his affair a secret by retrieving an incriminating item from the woman's home. Ryan refuses to help, but when Bla...

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Missing and endangered by Judith A. Jance

Missing and endangered

Judith A. Jance

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"When Jennifer Brady returns to Northern Arizona University for her sophomore year, she quickly becomes a big sister to her new roommate, Beth Rankin, a brilliant yet sheltered sixteen-year-old freshman. For a homeschooled Beth, college is her first taste...

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Blink of an eye by Iris Johansen

Blink of an eye

Iris Johansen

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"Kendra Michaels was blind for the first twenty years of her life. Then she gained her sight through a revolutionary surgical procedure. Her former disability has left her incredibly observant and insightful -- able to detect what other investigators...

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The Kitchen Front by Jennifer (Jennifer L.) Ryan

The Kitchen Front

Jennifer (Jennifer L.) Ryan

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"Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses; the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities, and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an effort to help housewives with food rationing, a BBC radio program called The ...

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We run the tides by Vendela Vida

We run the tides

Vendela Vida

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"Teenage Eulabee and her magnetic best friend, Maria Fabiola, own the streets of Sea Cliff, their foggy oceanside San Francisco neighborhood. They know Sea Cliff's homes and beaches, its hidden corners and eccentric characters--as well as the upscale...

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Serpentine by Jonathan Kellerman

Serpentine

Jonathan Kellerman

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"LAPD homicide lieutenant Milo Sturgis is a master detective. He has a near-perfect solve rate and he s written his own rule book. Some of those successes the toughest ones have involved his best friend, the brilliant psychologist Alex Delaware. But ...

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The burning girls by C. J. Tudor

The burning girls

C. J. Tudor

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"Welcome to Chapel Croft. 500 years ago, eight protestant martyrs were burned at the stake here. 30 years ago, two teenage girls disappeared without a trace. And two months ago, the vicar of the local parish killed himself. Reverend Jack Brooks, a si...

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A fatal lie by Charles Todd

A fatal lie

Charles Todd

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"Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge must delve deep into a dead man's life and his past to find a killer determined to keep dark secrets buried. A peaceful Welsh village is thrown into turmoil when a terrified boy stumbles on a body in a nearby river....

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The girl in the mirror by Rose Carlyle

The girl in the mirror

Rose Carlyle

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"Identical twins only look the same ... Beautiful twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of open-hearted Summer's seem...

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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 secrets of strangers by Charity Norman

The secrets of strangers

Charity Norman

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"A regular weekday morning veers drastically off-course for a group of strangers whose paths cross in a London cafe - their lives never to be the same again when an apparently crazed gunman holds them hostage. But there is more to the situation than ...

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Silver by Chris Hammer

Silver

Chris Hammer

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"For half a lifetime, journalist Martin Scarsden has run from his past. But now there is no escaping. He'd vowed never to return to his hometown, Port Silver, and its traumatic memories. But now his new partner, Mandy Blonde, has inherited an old house...

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Trust by Chris Hammer

Trust

Chris Hammer

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"Martin Scarsden's new life seems perfect, right up until the moment it's shattered by a voicemail: a single scream, abruptly cut off, from his partner Mandalay Blonde. Racing home, he finds an unconscious man sprawled on the floor and Mandy gone. Someone...

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Mascarada Pass by William Colt MacDonald

Mascarada Pass

William Colt MacDonald

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"Gregory Quist, man-hunter extraordinaire, was in Masquerade City to investigate a train wreck and a robbery, when two young wildcats -- Ramon and Chris -- sidetrack him with a tale of murder. Their boss, Reed Haldane, had been found dead in his bed the...

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Search for the breed by Fred Grove

Search for the breed

Fred Grove

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"While trying to find new challengers for the horse he had won in a poker game, Dude McQueen and his sidekicks--Coyote Walking, the Eastern-educated Comanche jockey, and Uncle Billy, the talented horse doctor and trainer--come across dangerous inform...

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Thunder on the mountain by Giff Cheshire

Thunder on the mountain

Giff Cheshire

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"For over half a century the Nez Percés had lived in peace with their white neighbors. Now, in 1877, they were to be rewarded for their friendship by being moved to a reservation in Idaho. Gold had been discovered, and the red man had to make room for...

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The woman outside my door by Rachel Ryan

The woman outside my door

Rachel Ryan

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"All children have imaginary friends, Georgina tells herself. It's perfectly normal, and they all grow out of it in the end. But when her seven-year-old son, Cody, tells her about New Granny, the new friend he's met in the park, Georgina is instantly...

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Matthew Johnson, U.S. Marshal by Johnny D. Boggs

Matthew Johnson, U.S. Marshal

Johnny D. Boggs

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"They sing songs about Matthew Johnson. The hero of dime novels, Matt won national fame during a range war in Idaho when he shot and killed an outlaw -- and former saddle pal. But the past seventeen years have been an alcoholic blur rather than a her...

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The escape by Lisa Harris

The escape

Lisa Harris

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"U. S. Marshals Madison James and Jonas Quinn have orders to transport two high-profile prisoners across the country on a private plane. But when the plane experiences engine trouble en route from the Pacific Northwest to Colorado, the pilots crash-land...

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Truitt's truth by Julia David

Truitt's truth

Julia David

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"The Gold Rush is about to change lives forever. It's the booming California Gold Rush of 1849, and the toughest man in town is ready to face his truth. Truitt Emerson wants out. Enough fighting and terrorizing gold miners, he wants to leave Hangtown...

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Before the ruins by Victoria Gosling

Before the ruins

Victoria Gosling

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"It's the summer of 1996 and school's out forever for Andy, her boyfriend Marcus, her best friend Peter, and Em. When Andy's alcoholic mother predicts the apocalypse, the four teenagers decide to see out the end of the world at a deserted manor house,...

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The love proof by Madeleine Henry

The love proof

Madeleine Henry

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"Sophie Jones is a physics prodigy on track to unlock the secrets of the universe. But when she meets Jake Kristopher during their first week at Yale they instantly feel a deep connection, as if they've known each other before. They quickly become a ...

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Mountain Laurel by Lori Benton

Mountain Laurel

Lori Benton

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"North Carolina, 1793. Ian Cameron, a Boston cabinetmaker turned frontier trapper, has come to Mountain Laurel hoping to remake himself yet again - into his planter uncle's heir. No matter how uneasily the role of slave owner rests upon his shoulders....

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Soul raging by Ronie Kendig

Soul raging

Ronie Kendig

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"On a mission to recover the Book of the Wars, Leif and his team are diverted by a foretelling of formidable warriors who will decimate the enemies of the ArC, while Iskra uses her connections to hunt down the book. As they try to stop the warriors, ...

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The devil's bones by Carolyn Haines

The devil's bones

Carolyn Haines

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"Sarah Booth and Cece are in Lucedale, Mississippi, where the newly-pregnant Tinkie is treating her friends to a girls' weekend at the fabulous new Bexley B&B. The facials, organics, food, and fitness coaches are supposed to be phenomenal, but Tinkie's...

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Musical chairs by Amy Poeppel

Musical chairs

Amy Poeppel

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"Bridget and Will have the kind of relationship that people envy: they're loving, compatible, and completely devoted to each other. The fact that they're strictly friends seems to get lost on nearly everyone; after all, they're as good as married in ...

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Honeysuckle season by Mary Ellen Taylor

Honeysuckle season

Mary Ellen Taylor

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"Adrift in the wake of her father's death, a failed marriage and multiple miscarriages, Libby McKenzie feels truly alone. Though her new life as a wedding photographer provides a semblance of purpose, it's also a distraction from her profound pain. When...

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White Ivy by Susie Yang

White Ivy

Susie Yang

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"Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar - but you’d never know it by looking at her. Raised outside of Boston, she is taught how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops by her immigrant grandmother. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings...

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Lana's war by Anita Abriel

Lana's war

Anita Abriel

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"Paris 1943. Lana Antanov is rushing to see her husband, Frederic, and tell him the news that she is pregnant. But as she arrives the convent where Frederic teaches music, she watches in horror as a Gestapo officer executes Frederic for hiding a Jewish...

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The wedding war by Liz Talley

The wedding war

Liz Talley

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"Once upon a time, Melanie Layton and Tennyson O’Rourke were inseparable—but their friends-4ever promises were shattered when an explosive secret was revealed at Mel’s wedding, a secret that destroyed her family. The two haven’t spoken for the past.....

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Yellow wife by Sadeqa Johnson

Yellow wife

Sadeqa Johnson

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"Born on a plantation in Charles City, Virginia, Pheby Delores Brown has lived a privileged life. Shielded by her mother’s position as the plantation’s medicine woman and cherished by the Master’s sister, she is set apart from the others on the plant...

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The four winds by Kristin Hannah

The four winds

Kristin Hannah

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"Texas, 1921. A time of abundance. The Great War is over, the bounty of the land is plentiful, and America is on the brink of a new and optimistic era. But for Elsa Wolcott, deemed too old to marry in a time when marriage is a woman’s only option, the...

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The power couple by Alex Berenson

The power couple

Alex Berenson

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"Rebecca and Brian Unsworth appear to have it all. A nice house in the suburbs of Washington, DC. Two well-behaved, healthy teenage children. Important government jobs - Rebecca working in counterterrorism for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Brian...

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A promise of ankles by Alexander McCall Smith

A promise of ankles

Alexander McCall Smith

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"The winds of change are blowing through Scotland Street. Though Bertie is getting older, he can't resist an adventure to escape his domineering mother, and Bruce, ever the navel-gazer, will have to bring his best self to navigate the complexities of...

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Death comes to Durham by Jeanne M. Dams

Death comes to Durham

Jeanne M. Dams

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"American Anglophile Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired chief constable Alan Nesbit, are enjoying a pleasant, albeit rain-soaked, stay in the historic university city of Durham with their old friend David Tregarth. Castle tours and cathedral services...

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Murder for good by Veronica Heley

Murder for good

Veronica Heley

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"Ellie's husband Thomas, a retired minister, is suspicious when he receives not one but five letters advising him that he has been bequeathed money by five different people in their wills. He barely knew three of his benefactors, and what could possi...

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A choir of crows by Candace M. Robb

A choir of crows

Candace M. Robb

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"December, 1374. With the great and the good about to descend on York for the enthronement of Alexander Neville as the new archbishop, the city is in a state of high alert. When two bodies are discovered in the grounds of York Minster, Owen Archer is...

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Daughters of darkness by Sally Spencer

Daughters of darkness

Sally Spencer

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"Oxford, 1975. Three years ago, world-renowned anthropologist Grace Stockton was slain in a brutal, unprovoked attack. Despite a large-scale police investigation, the identity of the prime suspect was never uncovered ... and neither was the location of...

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Bookmarked for murder by V. M. Burns

Bookmarked for murder

V. M. Burns

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"After some post-Christmas retail therapy in the Windy City, mystery bookshop owner and historical whodunit novelist Sam Washington is returning home to North Harbor, Michigan, on a chartered bus. With Nana Jo and her gal pals Irma, Dorothy, and Ruby...

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Proof of murder by Lauren Elliott

Proof of murder

Lauren Elliott

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"The seaside New England town of Greyborne Harbor is home to many grand estates, including the Queen Anne Victorian Addie inherited from her great aunt. Now one of those mansions is holding an estate sale, which is just what the bookshop owner needs ...

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Ralph Compton by Lyle Brandt

Ralph Compton

Lyle Brandt

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"After a child is accidentally killed in a shootout, Art Catlin decides to give up his life of bounty hunting and finds a new career as a drover, working for the Bar X ranch. The trail is 770 miles from Santa Fe to Independence, Missouri, and Art isn't...

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Reckless road by Christine Feehan

Reckless road

Christine Feehan

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"While Gedeon 'Player' Lazaroff is one of Torpedo Ink motorcycle club's roughest members, he's also one of the calmest. Little rattles Player, except for the times his gift gets the better of him. When that happens, he has to just lie down in the dark...

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Ambridge at war by Catherine Miller

Ambridge at war

Catherine Miller

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It's 1940 and war has broken out. It is midnight at the turn of the year, and Walter Gabriel speaks the same line that opened the very first radio episode - 'And a Happy New Year to you all!' For Ambridge, a village in the heart of the English countr...

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The legend of Link Bonner by Shorty Gunn

The legend of Link Bonner

Shorty Gunn

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Link Bonner never wanted to gain a reputation as a fast hand with a six-gun, plus the will to use it. But sometimes circumstances drive the lives of men beyond their own desires. And Bonner was such a man, always in the middle of trouble he wasn't looking...

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The crooked M killings by Frank Ellis Evans

The crooked M killings

Frank Ellis Evans

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Marshal Reuben Kane is charged with finding the men who have spread terror and violence in an unprecedented bank robbing spree. It's a routine, albeit dangerous, assignment - until he discovers Sal McIntyre, badly beaten and left to die by the criminals...

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The trail to Devil's Canyon by Cole Matthews

The trail to Devil's Canyon

Cole Matthews

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Anton Kozlov has escaped Russia and made a new life for himself on Battle Mountain in Nevada. When he's asked to do a favor for a US Cavalry officer - retrieve a mail-order bride from a stage station - it sounds easy enough... until he learns that the...

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Cragside by L. J. author. Ross

Cragside

L. J. author. Ross

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After his climactic battle with notorious serial killer THE HACKER, DCI Ryan is spending the summer with his fiancee within the grounds of Cragside, a spectacular Bavarian-style mansion surrounded by acres of woodland. When they are invited to attend...

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The sins of Motherlode by Gillian F. author. Taylor

The sins of Motherlode

Gillian F. author. Taylor

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Sin is a profitable commodity in a mining town like Motherlode. Lust makes money for the brothel madam Miss Jenny; wrath and avarice create targets for manhunter Jonah Durrell; and newspaperman Hulton Robinson is greedy for stories. When Louise Waterford,...

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Heavenfield by L. J. author. Ross

Heavenfield

L. J. author. Ross

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When a man is found dead at the remote church of Heavenfield, DCI Ryan is the only other person for miles around. The police have no weapon, no motive and no other suspects. Already suspended from Northumbria CID, Ryan must fight to clear his name. But...

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Angel by L. J. author. Ross

Angel

L. J. author. Ross

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After a turbulent time, DCI Ryan's life is finally returning to normal and he's looking forward to spending an uneventful Easter bank holiday weekend with his fiancee. Then, on Good Friday morning he is called out to a crime scene at one of the large...

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High force by L. J. author. Ross

High force

L. J. author. Ross

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Detective Chief Inspector Ryan's worst nightmare has just become a reality. Notorious serial killer THE HACKER has escaped prison and kidnapped one of his best detectives from her own home. His brutality is the stuff of legend - Ryan lost his sister and...

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Promise of spring by Beth Francis

Promise of spring

Beth Francis

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After the breakdown of her relationship with Justin, Amy moves out of town to a small village. In her cosy cottage, with her kind next-door neighbour Meg, she's determined to make a fresh start. But there are complications in store. Though Amy has sworn...

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Holy Island by L. J. author. Ross

Holy Island

L. J. author. Ross

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Detective Chief Inspector Ryan retreats to Holy Island seeking sanctuary when he is forced to take sabbatical leave from his duties as a homicide detective. A few days before Christmas, his peace is shattered and he is thrust back into the murky world...

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Sycamore Gap by L. J. author. Ross

Sycamore Gap

L. J. author. Ross

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Detective Chief Inspector Ryan believes he has put his turbulent history behind him. Then, in the early hours of the summer solstice, the skeleton of a young woman is found inside the Roman Wall at Sycamore Gap. She has lain undiscovered for ten years...

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Coming home to Liverpool by Kate Eastham

Coming home to Liverpool

Kate Eastham

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Liverpool, 1872. After spending time training at the Infirmary for Women in New York, Maud Linklater can't wait to put her skills to the test. Whilst her nurse friends welcome her back with open arms there are others who do not wish her well, including...

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Love has no borders by Gwen Kirkwood

Love has no borders

Gwen Kirkwood

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Fiercely independent, young Marguerite Sinclair has the opportunity of a lifetime to become a nurse and contribute to the war effort. Meanwhile, Rick Fortescue, who has loved her from the first moment he saw her, asks her to marry him before being shipped...

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The smuggler's wife by Evie Grace

The smuggler's wife

Evie Grace

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Kent, 1815. When the beautiful but naive Grace Lennicker falls for Isaiah Feasey, son of a rival smuggling family and owner of a local tavern, her sisters try to intervene. Grace is unwittingly drawn back into the world of smuggling that her sisters ...

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A daughter's price by Emma Hornby

A daughter's price

Emma Hornby

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Laura Cannock is on the run, suspected of killing her bullying husband, and his family are out for revenge. Fleeing from her beloved home of Bolton to Manchester, Laura seeks refuge with her coal-merchant uncle. But her relief is short-lived as it soon...

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May's boys by Beryl P. author. Brown

May's boys

Beryl P. author. Brown

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May Sheppard was widowed before the Second World War and believed she would never be a mother. Evacuee, Cliff, has brought her the joy of temporary motherhood but, with peace on the horizon, the prospect of his cold-hearted mother taking him back to a...

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The paper mill girl by Glenda Young

The paper mill girl

Glenda Young

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Seventeen-year-old Ruth Hardy works long hours at Grange Paper Works, with her younger sister Bea. When Bea reveals that she is pregnant out of wedlock, Ruth knows even tougher times are ahead. Ruth's hard work at the mill does not go unnoticed and it...

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The evening and the morning by Ken Follett

The evening and the morning

Ken Follett

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"It is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. England is facing attacks from the Welsh in the west and the Vikings in the east. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. Without...

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Hideaway by Nora Roberts

Hideaway

Nora Roberts

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"Caitlyn Sullivan had come from a long line of Hollywood royalty, stretching back to her Irish immigrant great-grandfather. At nine, she was already a star - yet still an innocent child who loved to play hide and seek with her cousins at the family home...

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The lying life of adults by Elena Ferrante

The lying life of adults

Elena Ferrante

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"Giovanna's pretty face is changing, turning ugly, at least so her father thinks. Giovanna, he says, looks more like her Aunt Vittoria every day. But can it be true? Is she really changing? Is she turning into her Aunt Vittoria, a woman she hardly knows...

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American dirt by Jeanine Cummins

American dirt

Jeanine Cummins

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"Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels,...

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Boy swallows universe by Trent Dalton

Boy swallows universe

Trent Dalton

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"A wonderful novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane's violent working class suburban fringe. Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babys...

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The moon sister by Lucinda Riley

The moon sister

Lucinda Riley

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"Tiggy D'Aplièse spends her days experiencing the raw beauty of the Scottish Highlands doing a job she loves at a deer sanctuary. But when the sanctuary is forced to close, she is offered a job as a wildlife consultant on the vast and isolated estate...

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