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Large print general fiction new titles

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Browse our collection of the latest general fiction in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to the collection.
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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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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 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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The liberation of Brigid Dunne by Patricia Scanlan

The liberation of Brigid Dunne

Patricia Scanlan

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"When four feisty women from the same family get together at a family reunion, anything can happen ... Marie-Claire, betrayed by her partner Marc, plans to teach him a lesson he will never forget. She travels home from Toronto to Ireland, to the house...

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Wildflower heart by Grace Greene

Wildflower heart

Grace Greene

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"Kara Hart was scarred by loss -- first the loss of her mother and now her husband. She feels broken, with no will to move forward, until her father does the unexpected: he moves to the Virginia countryside to restore an old Victorian mansion. Kara decides...

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The last blue by Isla Morley

The last blue

Isla Morley

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"In 1937, there are recesses in Appalachia no outsiders have ever explored. Two government-sponsored documentarians from Cincinnati, Ohio - a writer and photographer - are dispatched to penetrate this wilderness and record what they find for Presiden...

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Big summer by Jennifer Weiner

Big summer

Jennifer Weiner

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"Six years after the fight that ended their friendship, Daphne Berg is shocked when Drue Cavanaugh walks back into her life, looking as lovely and successful as ever, with a massive favor to ask. Daphne hasn't spoken one word to Drue in all this time...

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A French affair by Jennifer Bohnet

A French affair

Jennifer Bohnet

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Belinda Marshall's idyllic teenage life in Brittany, France, fell apart when her parents dramatically separated and her mother took her backto England.Fast forward thirty-five years when Belinda's world is once again turned upside down.It's the week ...

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The Mersey girls by Sheila Riley

The Mersey girls

Sheila Riley

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When Evie Kilgaren takes over the running of the back office at Skinner and Son's haulage yard, she has no idea she is walking into a hive of blackmail, secrets and lies. Her fellow co-worker and childhood nemesis, Susie Blackthorn, is outraged at be...

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Snowflakes over Bay Tree Terrace by Fay Keenan

Snowflakes over Bay Tree Terrace

Fay Keenan

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When teacher Florence Ashton receives a surprise inheritance, she decides to make the life-changing decision to up sticks to the charming town of Willowbury in Somerset. With a new house and a new job, she's too busy putting down roots to think about...

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Christmas at Carly's Cupcakes by Jessica Redland

Christmas at Carly's Cupcakes

Jessica Redland

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It's December on Castle Street; the fairy lights are twinkling, snow has settled and the festive season is in full swing. For Carly, the owner of Carly's Cupcakes, it's the busiest time of year getting everyone's Christmas treats ready on time. However...

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A reunion at Mulberry Lane by Rosie Clarke

A reunion at Mulberry Lane

Rosie Clarke

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1949To pursue her daughter's destiny, Fay must train in London and Peggy is faced with a dilemma of moving the family back to London once more. Meanwhile, Peggy's elder daughter Janet has her own troubles. She fears her husband is having an affair and...

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The girl you forgot by Giselle Green

The girl you forgot

Giselle Green

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When Ava's partner Will is diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour, the doctors give Will one chance to survive - an operation which means he will lose his recent memory. Ava begs him to take the chance, sure that she can cope with Will forgetting her....

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The Garden House by Marcia Willett

The Garden House

Marcia Willett

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Fresh out of university, El moves into her father's home just outside Tavistock in Devon after his death. Although her childhood friend, Will, is there to help her through her grief, she soon realises there were things her father was hiding from her......

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All the colours of the town by Liam McIlvanney

All the colours of the town

Liam McIlvanney

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When Glasgow journalist Gerry Conway receives a phone call promising unsavoury information about Scottish Justice Minister Peter Lyons, his instinct is that this apparent scoop won't warrant space in The Tribune. But as Conway's curiosity grows and his...

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Love by Roddy Doyle

Love

Roddy Doyle

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One summer's evening, two men meet up in a Dublin restaurant. Old friends, now married and with grown-up children, their lives have taken seemingly similar paths. But Joe has a secret he has to tell Davy, and Davy has a grief he wants to keep from Joe....

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The summer villa by Melissa Hill

The summer villa

Melissa Hill

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Villa Dolce Vita, a rambling stone house on the Amalfi Coast, sits high above the Gulf of Naples amidst dappled lemon groves and the fragrant, tumbling bougainvillea. Kim, Colette and Annie all came to the villa in need of escape and in the process forged...

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The cobbler's wife by Lynette Rees

The cobbler's wife

Lynette Rees

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Seren James yearns for a child of her own. Married to a man who has little care for her, she longs for something to fill the emptiness within - and fears that she is almost out of time. When Seren meets a woman who says she can help, she thinks her dreams...

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The woman in the golden dress by Nicola Cornick

The woman in the golden dress

Nicola Cornick

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"1765: Lady Isabella Gerard asks her maid to take her new golden gown and destroy it. Its shimmering beauty has been tainted by the actions of her husband the night before. Three months later: Lord Eustace Gerard stands beside the lake looking down at...

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The girl in the picture by Kerry (Novelist) Barrett

The girl in the picture

Kerry (Novelist) Barrett

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"East Sussex Coast, 1855. Violet Hargreaves is the lonely daughter of a widowed industrialist, and an aspiring Pre-Raphaelite painter. One day, the naive eighteen-year-old meets the mysterious and handsome Edwin on the beach. He promises her a world beyond...

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The orphan's daughter by Sandy (Fiction writer) Taylor

The orphan's daughter

Sandy (Fiction writer) Taylor

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"For 13-year-old Nora Doyle every day is a fight for survival in Ballybun, the rural Irish village she calls home. Each night, as she feels the cold wind blowing through the cracks of her family's cramped cottage, Nora longs to escape the poverty sur...

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The magnificent Mrs Mayhew by Milly Johnson

The magnificent Mrs Mayhew

Milly Johnson

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"Sophie Mayhew looks like she has the perfect life. Wife of rising political star John F. Mayhew, a man who is one step away from the top job in the government, her glamour matches his looks, power, breeding and money. But John has made some stupid m...

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Finding love at Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland

Finding love at Hedgehog Hollow

Jessica Redland

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As Samantha Wishaw watches the love of her life marry another woman, she's ready to give up hope of finding her happy ever after. But when a chance encounter leads Sam to find friendship in Thomas - a lonely, grumpy elderly widower living at derelict...

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The village shop for lonely hearts by Alison Sherlock

The village shop for lonely hearts

Alison Sherlock

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After losing her job in New York, Amber Green isn't looking forward to visiting her godmother in the sleepy village of Cranbridge. With its empty lanes and rundown shops, it's hardly a place to mend her lonely heart. But when Amber discovers that Cra...

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The house party by Mary Grand

The house party

Mary Grand

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At the intimate house-warming party for her glorious 'grand design', Kathleen confides in her best friend Beth that she is terrified of one of their close friends, but daren't reveal which one. The guests are a tight-knit group, but Kathleen is convinced...

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Time out by Emma Murray

Time out

Emma Murray

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Mother of one and professional writer Saoirse (pronounced Seersha, not Searcy - thanks a bunch Game of Thrones!) is still adjusting to the demands of motherhood, four years after the birth of her daughter, Anna. Living in the claustrophobic London suburb...

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The friendship list by Susan Mallery

The friendship list

Susan Mallery

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"Best friends Unity and Ellen are in serious ruts. High school teacher Ellen, whose son's dream of going out of state for college is arousing financial anxiety, hasn't dated since she became pregnant on the night of her junior prom. Unity, a successf...

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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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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 trustworthy one by Shelley Shepard Gray

The trustworthy one

Shelley Shepard Gray

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"Kendra Troyer always knew she would leave Walnut Creek the first chance she got. When she was accepted into design school, she tried her best not to look back at the four siblings she was abandoning, but ahead to Columbus, where she was determined to...

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The illness lesson by Clare Beams

The illness lesson

Clare Beams

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"In Ashwell, Massachusetts, at the farm of Samuel Hood and his daughter, Caroline, a mysterious flock of red birds descends. Samuel, whose fame as a philosopher has waned in recent years, takes the birds' appearance as an omen that the time is ripe for...

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These ghosts are family by Maisy Card

These ghosts are family

Maisy Card

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"Centers on Abel and Vera Paisley, a working-class Jamaican couple striving to build a better life for their children. Abel travels to London in the early 1960s in search of fortune. Instead, he sees an opportunity to escape the drudgery of his life by...

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The vineyards of Champagne by Juliet Blackwell

The vineyards of Champagne

Juliet Blackwell

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"Deep within the labyrinth of caves that lie below the lush, rolling vineyards of the Champagne region, an underground city of women and children hums with life. Forced to take shelter from the unrelenting onslaught of German shellfire above, the bravest...

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When I meet you by Olivia Newport

When I meet you

Olivia Newport

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"A trunk abandoned at Denver’s Union Station more than a century ago leads Jillian and Nolan to untangle the mystery of its contents – including correspondence with the head of Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency Denver office. While Nolan digs into...

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If for any reason by Courtney Walsh

If for any reason

Courtney Walsh

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"Emily Ackerman has traveled the world, her constant compass and companion a book of letters her mother left for her when she died. With no father in the picture, her mom’s advice has been her only true north. But when professional failure leads Emily...

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House of wishes by Jenn J. author. McLeod

House of wishes

Jenn J. author. McLeod

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Dandelion House, 1974: Two teenage girls - strangers - make a pact never to tell their secret. Calingarry Crossing, 2014: For forty years, Beth and her mum have been everything to each other. But Beth is blindsided when her mother dies, and her last wish...

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Come again by Robert Webb

Come again

Robert Webb

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Kate's husband Luke - the man she loved from the moment she met him twenty-eight years ago - died suddenly. Since then she has pushed away her friends and lost her job. One day, she wakes up in the wrong room and in the wrong body. She is eighteen again...

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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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Rainy days for the Harpers girls by Rosie Clarke

Rainy days for the Harpers girls

Rosie Clarke

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It is two years since Harpers opened in Oxford Street and Ben is planning to expand the premises. Life is good for Sally and Ben as they look forward to their first child and hope for a prosperous future. Beth is settling into married life with Jack,...

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Growing up for beginners by Clare Calman

Growing up for beginners

Clare Calman

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When Eleanor waves her daughter off for a gap-year trip, she finds herself stuck as a satellite wife, spinning in faithful orbit around her domineering husband, with only her clever but judgmental father Conrad for comfort. Andrew isn't mastering the...

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The old girls' network by Judy Leigh

The old girls' network

Judy Leigh

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After a health scare, 77 year-old spinster Barbara goes to convalesce in the sleepy Somerset village of Winsleigh Green with her sister Pauline, who is now a widow. The sisters are like chalk and cheese - Barbara, outspoken and aloof and Pauline, good...

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One day in summer by Shari Low

One day in summer

Shari Low

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After two decades of looking after others, this is the day that Agnetha McMaster is reclaiming her life. It's her turn, her time but will she have the courage to start again? Ten years ago, Mitchell McMaster divorced Agnetha and married her best frie...

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The forbidden promise by Lorna (Novelist) Cook

The forbidden promise

Lorna (Novelist) Cook

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"Can one promise change the fate of two women decades apart? Scotland, 1940. War rages across Europe, but Invermoray House is at peace - until the night of Constance's 21st birthday, when she's the only person to see a Spitfire crash into the loch. R...

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The secret messenger by Mandy Robotham

The secret messenger

Mandy Robotham

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"Venice, 1943: The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life. By day she works in the lion's den as a typist for the Reich; by night, she risks her life as a messenger for the Italian resistance. Against all odds, Stella must impart...

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The fall and rise of Sadie McQueen by Juliet (Novelist) Ashton

The fall and rise of Sadie McQueen

Juliet (Novelist) Ashton

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"It doesn't look like much from the outside, but Cherry Blossom Mews is a miraculous place. It's somewhere that finds you, rather than the other way around. Sadie McQueen has leased a double fronted space in this small cul de sac in a culturally diverse...

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Blast from the past by Cathy Hopkins

Blast from the past

Cathy Hopkins

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"On a trip of a lifetime to India with her best friends, Bea is given an unexpected present - an hour with a celebrated mystic and clairvoyant. Highly sceptical, Bea is forced to confront some hard truths that the mystic has so eerily picked up on,.....

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Live a little by Howard Jacobson

Live a little

Howard Jacobson

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"At the age of 90-something, Beryl Dusinbery is forgetting everything - including her own children. She spends her days stitching morbid samplers and tormenting her two long-suffering carers, Nastya and Euphoria, with tangled stories of her husbands and...

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