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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 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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Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars by Joyce Carol Oates

Night. Sleep. Death. The Stars

Joyce Carol Oates

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"Night Sleep Death The Stars is a gripping examination of contemporary America through the prism of a family tragedy: when a powerful parent dies, each of his adult children reacts in startling and unexpected ways, and his grieving widow in the most ...

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The night of all souls by Philippa Swan

The night of all souls

Philippa Swan

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"Hugely acclaimed during her lifetime, writer Edith Wharton is back - with the most extraordinary opportunity. Summoned to a room in the afterlife, Edith finds the manuscript of a new novella inspired by her life. A letter from her one-time editor ad...

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The last voyage of Mrs Henry Parker by Joanna Nell

The last voyage of Mrs Henry Parker

Joanna Nell

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"As the wife of retired ship's doctor Dr Henry Parker, Evelyn is living out her twilight years aboard the Golden Sunset. Every night she dresses for dinner - gown, tiara, runners - and regales her fellow passengers with stories of a glamorous life tr...

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The lost jewels by Kirsty Manning

The lost jewels

Kirsty Manning

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"In the summer of 1912, a workman's pickaxe strikes through the floor of an old tenement house in Cheapside, London, uncovering a cache of unimaginably valuable treasure that quickly disappears again. Present day. When respected jewellery historian, ...

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Red dirt country by Fleur McDonald

Red dirt country

Fleur McDonald

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"Red Dirt Country features the thrilling return of Detective Dave Burrows, now a member of the stock squad in Western Australia. Recovering from an undercover case in outback Queensland, Dave Burrows finally returns to Perth, to join his pregnant wif...

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Below deck by Sophie Hardcastle

Below deck

Sophie Hardcastle

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"21-year-old Olivia hears the world in colour, but her life is mottled grey. Estranged from her parents, and living with her grandfather who is drowning in sadness, Oli faces the reality of life beyond university alone. When she wakes on a boat with ...

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Wearing paper dresses by Anne Brinsden

Wearing paper dresses

Anne Brinsden

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"Discover the world of a small homestead perched on the sunburnt farmland of northern Victoria. Meet Elise, whose urbane 1950s glamour is rudely transplanted to the pragmatic red soil of the Mallee when her husband returns to work the family farm. But...

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Live a little by Madeleine Reiss

Live a little

Madeleine Reiss

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"Lottie has always followed the rules, her life is comfortable and she is - finally, finally - marrying her long-term, reliable, boyfriend Dean. Tina is carefree, wild and, maybe, just a little bit careless. She doesn't understand Lottie's obsession ...

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The love child by Rachel Hore

The love child

Rachel Hore

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"London, 1917. When nineteen-year-old Alice Copeman becomes pregnant, she is forced by her father and stepmother to give up the baby. She simply cannot be allowed to bring shame upon her family. But all Alice can think about is the small, kitten-like...

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Rules of the road by Ciara Geraghty

Rules of the road

Ciara Geraghty

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"When Iris Armstrong goes missing, her best friend Terry, wife, mother and all-round worrier, is convinced something bad has happened. And when she finds her glamorous, feisty friend, she's right: Iris is setting out on a journey that she plans to make...

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Recipe for a perfect wife by Karma Brown

Recipe for a perfect wife

Karma Brown

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"When Alice Hale leaves a career to become a writer and follows her husband to the New York suburbs, she is unaccustomed to filling her days alone in a big, empty house. But when she finds a vintage cookbook buried in the basement, she becomes captivated...

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The Authenticity Project by Clare Pooley

The Authenticity Project

Clare Pooley

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Septuagenarian Julian Jessop is tired of hiding the deep loneliness he feels. So he begins THE AUTHENTICITY PROJECT - a small green notebook containing the truth about his life. Leaving the notebook on a table in his friendly neighbourhood cafe, Julian...

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Two heartbeats by Rhonda Forrest

Two heartbeats

Rhonda Forrest

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When Jess heads west for a fresh start in a small mining town, she soon learns that the dusty outback plains are a far cry from her former life in the city - but she finds herself loving the isolation and local people she lives with. All she has to do...

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The ex by Nicola Moriarty

The ex

Nicola Moriarty

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Finally, Georgia has found the one. Luke is kind, handsome, and makes her feel safe - which is what she needs after everything she's been through. The only problem is his ex-girlfriend. Luke says Cadence just can't accept the breakup, and that explains...

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A springtime affair by Katie Fforde

A springtime affair

Katie Fforde

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Gilly runs her own B&B business from her much-loved family home, which she doesn't want to part with - at any price. But that's before she meets handsome estate agent Leo, and soon she begins to wonder whether selling up might not be such a bad idea after...

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The secrets of sunshine by Phaedra Patrick

The secrets of sunshine

Phaedra Patrick

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Single dad Mitchell Fisher has said a firm goodbye to romance. He relishes his job cutting off the padlocks that couples fasten to his hometown's famous Victorian bridge. Only his young daughter Poppy knows that behind his prickly veneer, Mitchell is...

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A daughter's a daughter by Mary Westmacott

A daughter's a daughter

Mary Westmacott

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Ann Prentice is a quiet woman, a widow devoted to Sarah, her only child. She likes the simple things in life - soft firelight and evenings at home. After nineteen-year-old Sarah goes off to Switzerland with her friends for three weeks, Ann attends a ...

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The burden by Mary Westmacott

The burden

Mary Westmacott

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Laura Franklin, an overlooked second child, is resigned to a life in the shadow of her adored brother Charles. After he contracts polio and dies, Laura bitterly resents the subsequent arrival of her younger sister Shirley, an enchanting baby loved by...

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Unfinished portrait by Mary Westmacott

Unfinished portrait

Mary Westmacott

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Celia is alone, bereft of the three people she has held most dear - her mother, her daughter, and her husband. At only thirty-nine, she feels unable to face the decades of existence stretching out ahead of her. She travels to a picturesque island, de...

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Absent in the spring by Mary Westmacott

Absent in the spring

Mary Westmacott

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IF YOU'D NOTHING TO THINK ABOUT BUT YOURSELF FOR DAYS AND DAYS I WONDER WHAT YOU'D FIND OUT ABOUT YOURSELF... Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly stranded in an isolated rest house, thanks to the ...

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The rose and the yew tree by Mary Westmacott

The rose and the yew tree

Mary Westmacott

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Everyone expected Isabella Charteris, sheltered and aristocratic, to marry Rupert St Loo when he came back from the war. She had known Rupert since childhood. He was handsome, strong, and deeply in love with her. It would have been such a suitable ma...

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Giant's bread by Mary Westmacott

Giant's bread

Mary Westmacott

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Vernon Deyre spends his childhood in fear of the grand piano, which seems to him a great and terrible Beast with ivory teeth. In consequence, he grows up regarding music with distaste and distrust. Then, years later, he attends an orchestral concert as...

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Mother daughter widow wife by Robin Wasserman

Mother daughter widow wife

Robin Wasserman

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"'Wendy Doe' was found on a bus to Philadelphia with no money, no ID, and no memory of who she is, where she was going, or what she might have done. She is diagnosed with dissociative fugue, a temporary amnesia that could lift at any moment-- or never...

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The lucky star by William T. Vollmann

The lucky star

William T. Vollmann

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"In such earlier works of fiction as The Rainbow Stories and The Royal Family, William T. Vollmann wrote of pimps, prostitutes, addicts and homeless dreamers in San Francisco's Tenderloin district. In this new novel, Vollmann returns there with a story...

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The dilemma by B. A. Paris

The dilemma

B. A. Paris

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"It's Livia's 40th birthday and she's having the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding she never had. Everyone she loves will be there except her daughter Marnie, who's studying abroad. But although Livia loves Marnie, she's secretly glad she...

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An elegant woman by Martha McPhee

An elegant woman

Martha McPhee

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"On a winter day in 1910, at a train station in Ohio, two girls wait in the cold with their mother to begin a new life in the West. Tommy, the eldest, feels responsible for her sister, and in the years to come, as their mother campaigns for women's s...

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Separation anxiety by Laura Zigman

Separation anxiety

Laura Zigman

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"Judy never intended to start wearing the dog. But when she stumbled across her son Teddy's old baby sling during a halfhearted basement cleaning, something in her snapped. So: the dog went into the sling, Judy felt connected to another living being,...

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On Ocean Boulevard by Mary Alice Monroe

On Ocean Boulevard

Mary Alice Monroe

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"It’s been sixteen years since Caretta 'Cara' Rutledge has returned home to the beautiful shores of Charleston, South Carolina. Over those years, she has weathered the tides of deaths and births, struggles and joys. And now, as Cara prepares for her ...

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Writers & lovers by Lily King

Writers & lovers

Lily King

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"Blindsided by her mother's sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child...

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Marguerite by Marina Kemp

Marguerite

Marina Kemp

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"Marguerite Demers is twenty-five when she leaves Paris for the sleepy southern village of Saint Sulpice to take up a job as a live-in nurse. Her charge is Jérôme Lanvier--once one of the most powerful men in the village, now dying alone in his large...

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Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel by Ruth Hogan

Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel

Ruth Hogan

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"Tilly was a bright, outgoing little girl who liked playing with ghosts and matches. She loved fizzy drinks, swear words, fish fingers and Catholic churches, but most of all she loved living in Brighton in Queenie Malone's magnificent Paradise Hotel with...

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Sea wife by Amity Gaige

Sea wife

Amity Gaige

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"Juliet is failing to juggle motherhood and her stalled-out dissertation on confessional poetry when her husband, Michael, informs her that he wants to leave his job and buy a sailboat. With their two kids - Sybil, age seven, and George, age two - Juliet...

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The lies that bind by Emily Giffin

The lies that bind

Emily Giffin

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"It's 2 AM on a Saturday night in the spring of 2001, and twenty-eight-year old Cecily Gardner sits alone in a dive bar on New York's Lower East Side, questioning her life. Feeling lonesome and homesick for the Midwest, she wonders if she'll ever make...

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Shiner by Amy Jo Burns

Shiner

Amy Jo Burns

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"An hour from the closest West Virginia mining town, fifteen-year-old Wren Bird lives in a cloistered mountain cabin with her parents. They have no car, no mailbox, and no visitors--except for her mother's lifelong best friend. Every Sunday, Wren's f...

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Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

Afterlife

Julia Alvarez

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"For Antonia Vega, the immigrant writer at the center of Afterlife, the rug has been pulled out from under her. She has just retired from the college where she taught English when her husband suddenly dies. Fiercely intelligent, sharply droll, and di...

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A week at the shore by Barbara Delinsky

A week at the shore

Barbara Delinsky

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"One phone call is all it takes to lure Mallory Aldiss back to her family's Rhode Island beach home. It's been twenty years since she's been gone - running from the scandal that destroyed her parents' marriage, drove her and her two sisters apart, and...

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Two weeks by Karen Kingsbury

Two weeks

Karen Kingsbury

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"Cole Blake, son of Landon and Ashley Baxter Blake, is months away from going off to college and taking the first steps toward his dream - a career in medicine. But as he starts his final semester of high school, he meets Elise, a mysterious new girl...

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Someone like you by Karen Kingsbury

Someone like you

Karen Kingsbury

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"When Maddie West discovers that she was adopted as an embryo and may have a sister, she feels betrayed, angry, and confused. Maddie moves away, leaving her job, fiancé, and family. Dawson Gage is mourning the death of his best friend, London Quinn. ...

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Memoirs and misinformation by Jim Carrey

Memoirs and misinformation

Jim Carrey

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"A semi-autobiographical novel follows the experiences of a successful but lonely, slightly overweight movie star who seeks to escape depression through a new romance and an Oscar-worthy role, only to discover the universe's alternative plans."--Provided...

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Death in her hands by Ottessa Moshfegh

Death in her hands

Ottessa Moshfegh

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"While on her daily walk with her dog in a secluded woods, a woman comes across a note, handwritten and carefully pinned to the ground by stones. 'Her name was Magda. Nobody will ever know who killed her. It wasn’t me. Here is her dead body.' But there...

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Redhead by the side of the road by Anne Tyler

Redhead by the side of the road

Anne Tyler

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"Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his Baltimore apartment building, cautious to a fault behind the steering wheel, he seems content leading a steady, circumscribed life. But one day his routines are...

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Friends and strangers by J. Courtney Sullivan

Friends and strangers

J. Courtney Sullivan

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"Elisabeth, an accomplished journalist and new mother, is struggling to adjust to life in a small town after nearly twenty years in New York City. Alone in the house with her infant son all day (and awake with him much of the night), she feels uneasy,...

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Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

Rodham

Curtis Sittenfeld

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"In 1971, Hillary Rodham is a young woman full of promise. Life magazine covered her Wellesley commencement speech, she's attending Yale Law School, and she's on the forefront of student activism and the women's rights movement. Then she meets a fellow...

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Daddy's girls by Danielle Steel

Daddy's girls

Danielle Steel

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"After the death of his wife, Texas ranch hand JT Tucker took his three small daughters to California to start a new life. With almost no money, a will of iron, and hard work, he eventually built the biggest ranch in California. Caroline, the youngest,...

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The sight of you by Holly Miller

The sight of you

Holly Miller

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"Joel is afraid of the future. Since he was a child he's been haunted by dreams about the people he loves. Visions of what's going to happen - the good and the bad. And the only way to prevent them is to never let anyone close to him again. Callie can't...

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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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Lucky's Beach by Shelley Noble

Lucky's Beach

Shelley Noble

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"School teacher Julie Barlow and her two best friends, Beth and Aggie, are looking forward to an adults only beach vacation. They've barely hit the road when a frantic call from Julie's mother hijacks their best laid plans. Uncle Tony "Lucky" Costa is...

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28 summers by Elin Hilderbrand

28 summers

Elin Hilderbrand

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"When Mallory Blessing's son, Link, receives deathbed instructions from his mother to call a number on a slip of paper in her desk drawer, he's not sure what to expect. But he certainly does not expect Jake McCloud to answer. It's the late spring of 2020...

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Before I called you mine by Nicole Deese

Before I called you mine

Nicole Deese

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"After many failed matchmaking schemes, Lauren is committed to one goal - becoming a mother. But to satisfy the adoption agency's requirements, she must remain single, which proves to be a problem when Joshua appears. With an impossible decision looming,...

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The Grace Kelly dress by Brenda Janowitz

The Grace Kelly dress

Brenda Janowitz

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"Paris, 1958: Rose, a seamstress at a fashionable atelier, has been entrusted with sewing a Grace Kelly-look-alike gown for a wealthy bride-to-be. But when, against better judgment, she finds herself falling in love with the bride's handsome brother,...

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On the corner of Hope and Main by Beverly Jenkins

On the corner of Hope and Main

Beverly Jenkins

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"Trent July has been the mayor of this historic town for the past four years, but now he's ready to let someone else take up the mantle. Barrett Payne, a former Marine, decides he wants the job. But when a surprise candidate also enters the ring, the...

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The heirloom garden by Viola Shipman

The heirloom garden

Viola Shipman

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"Iris Maynard lost her husband in World War II, her daughter to illness and, finally, her reason to live. Walled off from the world for decades behind the towering fence surrounding her home, Iris has built a new family ... of flowers. Iris propagates...

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The sea glass cottage by RaeAnne Thayne

The sea glass cottage

RaeAnne Thayne

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"The life Olivia Harper always dreamed of isn't so dreamy these days. The 16-hour work days are unfulfilling and so are things with her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when she hears that her estranged mother, Juliet, has been seriously injured in...

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Once upon a sunset by Tif Marcelo

Once upon a sunset

Tif Marcelo

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"A woman who travels to the Philippines to reconnect with her long-lost family ... and manages to find herself along the way. Diana Gallagher-Cary is at a tipping point. As a Washington, DC, OB/GYN at a prestigious hospital, she uses her career to di...

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All adults here by Emma Straub

All adults here

Emma Straub

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"When Astrid Strick witnesses a school bus accident in the center of town, it jostles loose a repressed memory from her young parenting days, years earlier. Suddenly, Astrid realizes she was not quite the parent she thought she'd been to her three, n...

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Small mercies by Richard (Australian novelist) author. Anderson

Small mercies

Richard (Australian novelist) author....

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Devil's lair by Sarah Barrie

Devil's lair

Sarah Barrie

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Charlie Savage by Roddy Doyle

Charlie Savage

Roddy Doyle

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Mum and dad by Joanna Trollope

Mum and dad

Joanna Trollope

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Coming home by Fern Britton

Coming home

Fern Britton

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Reasons to be cheerful by Nina Stibbe

Reasons to be cheerful

Nina Stibbe

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Jack and Bet by Sarah Butler

Jack and Bet

Sarah Butler

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Finding Cassie by Anna Jacobs

Finding Cassie

Anna Jacobs

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The gift of life by Josephine Moon

The gift of life

Josephine Moon

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"You've been given the gift of life, now go live it. Gabby McPhee is the owner of The Tin Man, a chic new cafe and coffee roasting house in Melbourne. The struggles of her recent heart transplant are behind her and life is looking up - until a myster...

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The garden of lost and found by Harriet Evans

The garden of lost and found

Harriet Evans

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"Nightingale House, 1919. Liddy Horner discovers her husband, the world-famous artist Sir Edward Horner, burning his best-known painting The Garden of Lost and Found days before his sudden death. Nightingale House was the Horner family's beloved home...

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The Batch Magna caper by Peter Maughan

The Batch Magna caper

Peter Maughan

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"A hapless gang of crooks, led by pawnbroker Harold Sneed, have managed to pull off 'the big one': a wages snatch at a factory in Shrewsbury. Two gang members take the money back to Birmingham by train, changing at a station almost on the doorstep of...

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The velvet ribbon by Nadine Dorries

The velvet ribbon

Nadine Dorries

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"Mary Kate Malone has come to Liverpool from Ireland to seek her fortune, but from the very beginning things have gone wrong. Now she is living secretly with her great love, Dr Nicholas Marcus, while his wife Lavinia, mother of his two sons, plots her...

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Rendez-vous in Cannes by Jennifer Bohnet

Rendez-vous in Cannes

Jennifer Bohnet

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Summer in Provence by Lucy Coleman

Summer in Provence

Lucy Coleman

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The wheelwright's daughter by Eleanor Porter

The wheelwright's daughter

Eleanor Porter

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There was still love by Favel Parrett

There was still love

Favel Parrett

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Akin by Emma Donoghue

Akin

Emma Donoghue

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Swallowtail summer by Erica James

Swallowtail summer

Erica James

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Saving Missy by Beth Morrey

Saving Missy

Beth Morrey

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The motion of the body through space by Lionel Shriver

The motion of the body through space

Lionel Shriver

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"Allergic to group activities of any kind, all her life Serenata has run, swum, and cycled - on her lonesome. But now that she's hit 60, all that physical activity has destroyed her knees. As she contemplates surgery with dread, her previously sedent...

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I'd give anything by Marisa De los Santos

I'd give anything

Marisa De los Santos

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"Ginny Beale is eighteen, irreverent, funny, and brave, with a brother she adores and a circle of friends for whom she would do anything. Because of one terrible night, she loses them all, and her adventurous spirit, seemingly forever. While the town...

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Sorry for your trouble by Richard Ford

Sorry for your trouble

Richard Ford

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"A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New Orleans as the St Patrick's Day parade goes by. A divorced suburban dad helps his daughter pick out a card for her friend who's moving away. A group of friends in late middle age,...

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A beautiful arrangement by Beth Wiseman

A beautiful arrangement

Beth Wiseman

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"Can Lydia and Samuel find love in their marriage of convenience? Lydia still can’t believe that she is Mrs. Samuel Bontrager. Or that she is seventeen with a six-month-old daughter. As Baby Mattie grows fussier by the day, Lydia wonders how she will...

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The words I never wrote by Jane Thynne

The words I never wrote

Jane Thynne

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"New York, present day: On a whim, photographer Juno Lambert buys the 1931 Underwood typewriter that once belonged to celebrated journalist Cordelia Capel. Within its case she discovers an unpublished novel, igniting a transatlantic journey to fill the...

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Good citizens need not fear by Maria Reva

Good citizens need not fear

Maria Reva

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"A bureaucratic glitch omits an entire building, along with its residents, from municipal records. So begins Reva's ingeniously intertwined narratives, nine stories which span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the ...

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More than we remember by Christina Suzann Nelson

More than we remember

Christina Suzann Nelson

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"When Addison Killbourn's husband is involved in a car accident that leaves a woman dead, her perfectly constructed life crumbles apart. With her husband's memory of that night gone and the revelation of a potentially life-altering secret, Addison has...

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Freedom of the song by Phyllis Clark Nichols

Freedom of the song

Phyllis Clark Nichols

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"Life's true beauty is found when the heart is set free. Caroline Carlyle has finally shed the heavy shackles of grief and rediscovered her heart's song. Between her return to making music and a budding relationship with the charming Roderick Adair, ...

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Seven letters by Joseph Monninger

Seven letters

Joseph Monninger

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"Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she meets Ozzie Ferriter, a fisherman and a veteran of the American war in Afghanistan. The Ferriter family history dates back centuries on the remote Blas...

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Oona out of order by Margarita Montimore

Oona out of order

Margarita Montimore

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"Time Traveler's Wife meets Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind in a wondrous novel exploring the burdens of time, the endurance of love, and the timelessness of family. Just because life might be out of order, doesn't mean it's broken. It's New Years...

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A good man by Ani Katz

A good man

Ani Katz

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"Thomas Martin was a devoted family man who had all the trappings of an enviable life: a beautiful wife and daughter, a well-appointed home on Long Island's north shore, a job at a prestigious Manhattan advertising firm. He was also a devoted son and...

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Twenty by Debra Landwehr Engle

Twenty

Debra Landwehr Engle

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"Along with naming me Marguerite after her favorite daisy, Mama gave me three things: Red hair that hasn't faded. A love of nature. And a belief that somewhere between heaven and earth there is magic. At age fifty-five, Meg's life is too filled with loss...

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The tea chest by Heidi Chiavaroli

The tea chest

Heidi Chiavaroli

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"Boston, 1773. Emma Malcolm's father is staunchly loyal to the crown, but Emma's heart belongs to Noah Winslow, a lowly printer's assistant and Patriot. But her father has promised her hand to Samuel Clarke, a rapacious and sadistic man. As his fiancée,...

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The pieces we keep by Kristina McMorris

The pieces we keep

Kristina McMorris

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"Two years have done little to ease veterinarian Audra Hughes's grief over her husband's untimely death. Eager for a fresh start, Audra plans to leave Portland for a new job in Philadelphia. Her seven-year-old son, Jack, seems apprehensive about flyi...

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What holds us together by Sandi Ward

What holds us together

Sandi Ward

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"They say that cats don't like change. But Luna, an imaginative tabby, understands that sometimes it's necessary. When her owner, Annika, moved back to her small New England hometown six months ago along with her sixteen-year-old twins, Luna knew it was...

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Weather by Jenny Offill

Weather

Jenny Offill

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"Lizzie Benson slid into her job as a librarian without a traditional degree. But this gives her a vantage point from which to practice her other calling: she is a fake shrink. For years, she has tended to her God-haunted mother and her recovering ad...

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The confession by Jessie Burton

The confession

Jessie Burton

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"One winter's afternoon on Hampstead Heath in 1980, Elise Morceau meets Constance Holden and quickly falls under her spell. Connie is bold and alluring, a successful writer whose novel is being turned into a major Hollywood film. Elise follows Connie...

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Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

Valentine

Elizabeth Wetmore

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"It's February 1976, and Odessa, Texas, stands on the cusp of the next great oil boom. While the town's men embrace the coming prosperity, its women intimately know and fear the violence that always seems to follow. In the early hours of the morning ...

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The book of lost friends by Lisa Wingate

The book of lost friends

Lisa Wingate

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"Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest. They head for Texas along dangerous roads rife with ruthless vigilantes and soldiers still fighting a war lost a d...

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