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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A wedding in the olive garden by Leah Fleming

A wedding in the olive garden

Leah Fleming

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"Sara Loveday flees home and crisis to the beautiful island of Santaniki. Here, amid olive groves and whitewashed stone villas, where dark cypress trees step down to a cobalt blue sea, Sara vows to change her life. Spotting a gap in the local tourist...

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Dances & dreams on Diamond Street by Craig Revel Horwood

Dances & dreams on Diamond Street

Craig Revel Horwood

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"Like any family, the residents of Diamond Street sometimes fight and often act up but when the chips are down, they're there for each other in an instant - usually brandishing a cheap bottle of booze, and the offer of an impromptu kitchen disco. Presided...

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Us three by Ruth Jones

Us three

Ruth Jones

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"Meet Lana, Judith and Catrin. Best friends since primary school when they swore an oath on a Curly Wurly wrapper that they would always be there for each other, come what may. After the trip of a lifetime, the three girls are closer than ever. But a...

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Waiting for the night song by Julie Carrick Dalton

Waiting for the night song

Julie Carrick Dalton

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"Cadie Kessler has spent decades trying to cover up one truth. One moment. But deep down, didn’t she always know her secret would surface? An urgent message from her long-estranged best friend Daniela Garcia brings Cadie, now a forestry researcher, back...

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The last garden in England by Julia Kelly

The last garden in England

Julia Kelly

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"Present day: Emma Lovett, who has dedicated her career to breathing new life into long-neglected gardens, has just been given the opportunity of a lifetime: to restore the gardens of the famed Highbury House estate, designed in 1907 by her hero Venetia...

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Memorial by Bryan Washington

Memorial

Bryan Washington

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"Benson and Mike are two young guys who live together in Houston. Mike is a Japanese-American chef at a Mexican restaurant and Benson's a Black day care teacher, and they've been together for a few years - good years - but now they're not sure why th...

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Soldier boy by Cassandra Parkin

Soldier boy

Cassandra Parkin

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Under the shadow of trauma, Liam has been discharged from the army. As night terrors torment him and he struggles to keep his anger intact, he finds himself in his car, his daughter Alannah asleep in the back, while his wife Emma has gone AWOL. With no...

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All the lonely people by Mike Gayle

All the lonely people

Mike Gayle

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In weekly phone calls to his daughter in Australia, widower Hubert Bird paints a picture of the perfect retirement, packed with fun, friendship and fulfilment. But Hubert Bird is lying. The truth is, day after day drags by without him seeing a single...

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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 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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The push by Ashley Audrain

The push

Ashley Audrain

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"Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting, supportive mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhood's exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her...

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The silence of snow by Eileen (Haematologist) Merriman

The silence of snow

Eileen (Haematologist) Merriman

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"A compelling medical novel about facing one's demons, self-prescribing and finding the strength to carry on, even when it seems that all is lost. Anaesthetic Fellow Rory McBride is adrift. Since a routine procedure went horribly wrong, he has been plagued...

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Super host by Kate Russo

Super host

Kate Russo

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"Bennett Driscoll is a Turner Prize nominated artist who was a Bright Young Thing. Now, aged 55, his wife has left him, the reviews have dried up, and his gallery wants to stop selling his paintings, saying they'll have more value retrospectively ......

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1984 by George Orwell

1984

George Orwell

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"1984 is the year in which it happens. The world is divided into three great powers: Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia. Throughout Oceania 'The Party' rules by the agency of four ministries whose power is absolute. In The Ministry of Truth, which deals i...

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Such a fun age by Kiley Reid

Such a fun age

Kiley Reid

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"What happens when you do the right thing for the wrong reason? Alix Chamberlain is a woman who gets what she wants and has made a living showing other women how to do the same. A mother to two small girls, she started out as a blogger and has quickly...

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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 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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