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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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Good girls by Amanda Brookfield

Good girls

Amanda Brookfield

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Everyone that meets Kat Keating is mesmerised. Beautiful, smart and charming, she is everything a good girl should be. Her sister Eleanor, on the other hand, knows she can't compete with Kat. On the awkward side of tall, clever enough to be bullied, and...

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Italy ever after by Leonie Mack

Italy ever after

Leonie Mack

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TV journalist Lou feels battered and bruised after her divorce from Phil, the father of her daughter Edie. Her confidence and sense of fun have steadily been drained away, and she isn't sure who she is any more. When the opportunity arises to accompany...

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Summer at the Château by Jennifer Bohnet

Summer at the Château

Jennifer Bohnet

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Every end has a new beginning... When Pixie Sampson's husband tragically dies, she inherits the beautiful Château Quiltuin in Brittany, Northern France. But unbeknown to her, she also inherits a mysterious lodger, Justine Martin and her 4-year-old son...

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Malibu rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu rising

Taylor Jenkins Reid

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"August 1983. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their baby sister, Kit. The siblings are a source of fascination...

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Tiny white lies by Fiona (Romance fiction writer) author. Palmer

Tiny white lies

Fiona (Romance fiction writer) author....

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Two families escape the rat race to holiday at a remote coastal retreat, but what lies are they telling themselves and each other? Ashley has recently lost her husband, and her daughter Emily is being bullied online. Meanwhile, Ashley's best friend Nikki...

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The painting by Alison L. author. Booth

The painting

Alison L. author. Booth

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When Anika Molnar flees her home country of Hungary not long before the break-up of the Soviet Union, she carries only a small suitcase - and a beautiful and much-loved painting of an auburn-haired woman in a cobalt blue dress from her family's hidde...

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One August night by Victoria Hislop

One August night

Victoria Hislop

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25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has devastating consequences. When time stops dead for Maria Petrakis and her sister, Anna, two families splinter apart and, for the people of Plaka, the closure...

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A wedding in the country by Katie Fforde

A wedding in the country

Katie Fforde

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Lizzie has just arrived in London, determined to make the best of her new life. Her mother may be keen that she should have a nice wedding in the country to a Suitable Man chosen by her. And Lizzie may be going to cookery school to help her become a Good...

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More than a mum by Charlene Allcott

More than a mum

Charlene Allcott

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Mother: a woman considered in relation to her child or children. Wife: a woman considered in relation to her spouse. Shouldn't there be more? Alison has built her life around her family. Every day she packs lunches, rushes to work, and breaks up her ...

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Love is a four-letter word by Claire Calman

Love is a four-letter word

Claire Calman

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Sex. Yes. She remembered that. Wasn't that the thing that happened somewhere between the talking-and-going-out-to-dinner bit and the sobbing-and-eating-too-many-biscuits bit? Still, Bella was sure she could handle some - preferably before her as yet ...

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Cross my heart and hope to die by Claire Calman

Cross my heart and hope to die

Claire Calman

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They wanted to get away from it all - but they brought it all with them. It should have been the perfect holiday: lazy days with friends in a rambling old house right on the beach. But when one family drops out and Kath invites her brother and father...

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The guncle by Steven Rowley

The guncle

Steven Rowley

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"Patrick, or Gay Uncle Patrick (GUP, for short), has always loved his niece, Maisie and nephew, Grant. That is, he loves spending time with them when they come out to Palm Springs for weeklong visits, or when he heads home to Connecticut for the holidays....

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The stepsisters by Susan Mallery

The stepsisters

Susan Mallery

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"Once upon a time, when her dad married Sage's mom, Daisy was thrilled to get a bright and shiny new sister. But Sage was beautiful and popular, everything Daisy was not, and she made sure Daisy knew it. Sage didn't have Daisy's smarts--she had to go...

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The summer seekers by Sarah Morgan

The summer seekers

Sarah Morgan

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"Kathleen is eighty years old. After a run-in with an intruder, her daughter wants her to move into a residential home. She's not having any of it. What she craves -- needs -- is adventure. Liza is drowning under the daily stress of family life. The last...

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A happy catastrophe by Maddie Dawson

A happy catastrophe

Maddie Dawson

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"Marnie MacGraw and Patrick Delaney have been in love for a few years now, enough to realise that they are imperfectly perfect together. Still, there are some things that maybe need a little attention. Marnie’s ebullient, he’s brooding. She thrives on...

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The letter keeper by Charles Martin

The letter keeper

Charles Martin

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"He shows up when all hope is lost. Murphy Shepherd has made a career of finding those no one else could – survivors of human trafficking. His life’s mission is helping others find freedom. But then the nightmare strikes too close to home. When his new...

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A song for the road by Kathleen M. Basi

A song for the road

Kathleen M. Basi

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"It's one year after the death of her husband and twin teenagers, and Miriam Tedesco has lost faith in humanity and herself. When a bouquet of flowers that her husband always sends on their anniversary shows up at her workplace, she completely unravels....

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Honey girl by Morgan Rogers

Honey girl

Morgan Rogers

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"With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, 28-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls' trip to Vegas to celebrate. She is not the kind of person who goes to Vegas and gets drunkenly married to a woman whose name she doesn't know, until she does...

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The French gift by Kirsty Manning

The French gift

Kirsty Manning

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"A forgotten manuscript that threatens to unravel the past ... Fresnes Prison, 1940. Former maid at a luxury villa on the Riviera, Margot Bisset, finds herself in a prison cell with writer and French Resistance fighter, Josephine Murant. Together, they...

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All that really matters by Nicole Deese

All that really matters

Nicole Deese

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"Molly McKenzie has made social media influencing a lucrative career, but nailing a TV show means proving she's as good in real life as she is online. So she volunteers with a youth program. Challenged at every turn by the program director, Silas, and...

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A patchwork past by Leslie Gould

A patchwork past

Leslie Gould

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"When wild child Sophie Deiner--the daughter of an Amish bishop--is forced to return to Nappanee, Indiana, quilt-shop owner Jane Berger is one of only a few who welcome her back. It's the last place she wants to be, but Sophie's recent illness requires...

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Whispering hearts by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Whispering hearts

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

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"An unputdownable gothic novel following a young woman who is determined to make it as a singer in America-no matter the cost. Renowned for her singing across the English countryside, Emma is tired of performing only in pubs and at church services. S...

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The Venice sketchbook by Rhys Bowen

The Venice sketchbook

Rhys Bowen

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"Caroline Grant is struggling to accept the end of her marriage when she receives an unexpected bequest. Her beloved great-aunt Lettie leaves her a sketchbook, three keys, and a final whisper ... Venice. Caroline's quest: to scatter Juliet "Lettie" B...

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Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri

Whereabouts

Jhumpa Lahiri

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"Exuberance and dread, attachment and estrangement: in this novel, Jhumpa Lahiri stretches her themes to the limit. In the arc of one year, an unnamed narrator in an unnamed city, in the middle of her life’s journey, realizes that she’s lost her way....

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High infidelity by Shelley Davidow

High infidelity

Shelley Davidow

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At forty-four, loyal English wife Lara Winters discovers that Brock, her husband of 21 years, has been cheating on her. Devastated, desperate, she flees her home in London and heads for the farthest place she can imagine, from her old, blinkered life....

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The world at my feet by Catherine Isaac

The world at my feet

Catherine Isaac

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1990. Harriet is a journalist. Her job takes her to dangerous places, where she asks questions and tries to make a difference. But when she is sent to Romania, to the state orphanages the world is only just learning about, she is forced to rethink her...

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The one hundred years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin

The one hundred years of Lenni and Margot

Marianne Cronin

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Life is short. No-one knows that better than seventeen-year-old Lenni living on the terminal ward. But as she is about to learn, it's not only what you make of life that matters, but who you share it with. Dodging doctor's orders, she joins an art class...

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A shop girl in Bath by Rachel Brimble

A shop girl in Bath

Rachel Brimble

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Hardworking and whip-smart, Elizabeth Pennington is the rightful heir of Bath's premier department store - but her father, Edward Pennington, believes his daughter lacks the business acumen to run his empire. He is resolute that a man will succeed hi...

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Everything changes by Stephanie Johnson

Everything changes

Stephanie Johnson

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"Buying a run-down motel to start a new life - what could possibly go wrong? In this funny and moving novel, prize-winning author Stephanie Johnson turns her wry eye on us. Their first guests are a classic cast of the sorrowful and dysfunctional that...

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The family gift by Cathy Kelly

The family gift

Cathy Kelly

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"Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house - on the outside. On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough. And now Freya's belo...

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Crushed by Kate Hamer

Crushed

Kate Hamer

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"Phoebe stands on Pulteney Bridge, tights gashed from toe to thigh. The shock of mangled metal and blood-stained walls flashes through her mind as she tries to cover her face so she won't be recognised. It wouldn't do to be spotted looking like this....

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This is me by Shari Low

This is me

Shari Low

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"Married to Ray, her first and only love, Denise has never for one moment regretted putting the husband she idolised on a pedestal above everyone and everything else. But, after 40 years of marriage, he is gone, leaving Denise to discover that their ...

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The 24-hour café by Libby Page

The 24-hour café

Libby Page

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"Welcome to the café that never sleeps. Day and night Stella's Café opens its doors for the lonely and the lost, the morning people and the night owls. It is many things to many people but most of all it is a place where life can wait at the door. A place...

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From the ashes by Deborah Challinor

From the ashes

Deborah Challinor

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"Auckland,1956. Allie Manaia works at Smith and Caughey's department store. It's been two years since the Dunbar and Jones fire, where some of her friends perished, but she still has nightmares. Allie and her husband, Sonny, are desperate for a baby,...

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Sorrow and bliss by Meg Mason

Sorrow and bliss

Meg Mason

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"This story is about a woman called Martha. She knows there is something wrong with her but she doesn't know what it is. Her husband Patrick thinks she is fine. He says everyone has something, the thing is just to keep going. Martha told Patrick before...

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The Jacaranda House by Deborah Challinor

The Jacaranda House

Deborah Challinor

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"Deborah Challinor returns with a spellbinding novel about a woman living in Sydney's notorious King's Cross in 1964. Polly Manaia is living in Sydney's notorious Kings Cross, working as an exotic dancer. She's desperate to bring her young daughter to...

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The price of two sparrows by Christy Collins

The price of two sparrows

Christy Collins

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"Heico is an ornithologist fighting a losing battle to protect the birds in his beachside suburb. When a journalist asks for comment on a planned development, Heico exaggerates his reports on how many migratory birds use the site. Soon it is revealed...

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Who do you trust? by Kirsty Ferguson

Who do you trust?

Kirsty Ferguson

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A perfect sunny day, a family celebration, a heart-stopping hour that changes everything... Dana has all she ever wanted - a husband she loves, her four-year-old daughter Kelsey who is the apple of her eye, and another baby on the way to complete her...

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Summer kisses at Mermaids Point by Sarah Bennett

Summer kisses at Mermaids Point

Sarah Bennett

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Laurie Morgan runs a café in the small seaside community of Mermaids Point, named after the beauties rumoured to live in the waters a few miles off the top of the point. When a hazy image is posted online of what appears to be a mermaid, the café and...

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The village of lost and found by Alison Sherlock

The village of lost and found

Alison Sherlock

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Scandal hit party girl Lucy Conway needs to leave London fast, so she packs her bags and escapes to the sleepy village of Cranbridge to take care of her beloved Uncle Frank. But the country village isn't quite as idyllic as she remembers. To make mat...

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All you need is love by Jessica Redland

All you need is love

Jessica Redland

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When you've loved and lost, how do you find the strength to let love in again? Jemma thinks she's found the love of her life. Scott is everything she ever dreamed of and she can't wait to begin the next stage of their life together. But just as she is...

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The hat girl from Silver Street by Lindsey Hutchinson

The hat girl from Silver Street

Lindsey Hutchinson

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Life is tough for Ella Bancroft. After her father, Thomas, is wheelchair-bound by an accident at the tube works, the responsibility for keeping a roof over their head falls to Ella. Ella's mother died when she was ten, and her sister Sally lives with...

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Home on Folly Farm by Jane Lovering

Home on Folly Farm

Jane Lovering

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To escape the pain of a breaking heart, Dora swapped city living for life as a shepherdess on her grandad's Yorkshire farm. More than a decade later Dora is still there, now farming the fifty acres and caring for the one hundred rare sheep by herself....

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Endless mercy by Tracie Peterson

Endless mercy

Tracie Peterson

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"In 1891, when Madysen Powell's supposedly dead father shows up, her gift for forgiveness is tested and she's left searching for answers. Daniel Beaufort arrives in Nome, longing to start fresh after the gold rush leaves him with only empty pockets, and...

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Find me in Havana by Serena Burdick

Find me in Havana

Serena Burdick

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"Cuba, 1936: When Estelita Rodriguez sings in a hazy Havana nightclub for the very first time, she is nine years old. From then on, that spotlight of adoration--from Havana to New York's Copacabana and then Hollywood--becomes the one true accomplishment...

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Homeland elegies by Ayad Akhtar

Homeland elegies

Ayad Akhtar

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"A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay,...

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The good sister by Sally Hepworth

The good sister

Sally Hepworth

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"Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be .....

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A distant shore by Karen Kingsbury

A distant shore

Karen Kingsbury

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"She was a child caught in a riptide in the Caribbean Sea. He was a teenager from the East Coast on vacation with his family. He dove in to save her, and that single terrifying moment changed both their lives forever. Ten years later Jack Ryder is a ...

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The newcomer by Mary Kay Andrews

The newcomer

Mary Kay Andrews

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"After she discovers her sister Tanya dead on the floor of her fashionable New York City townhouse, Letty Carnahan is certain she knows who did it: Tanya's ex; sleazy real estate entrepreneur Evan Wingfield. Even in the grip of grief and panic Letty heeds...

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Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart

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"Shuggie Bain is the unforgettable story of young Hugh "Shuggie" Bain, a sweet and lonely boy who spends his 1980s childhood in public housing in Glasgow, Scotland. Thatcher's war on heavy industry has put husbands and sons out of work, and the city'...

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Sooley by John Grisham

Sooley

John Grisham

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"Seventeen-year-old Samuel Sooleyman comes from a village in South Sudan, a war-torn country where one third of the population is a refugee. His great love is basketball: his prodigious leap and lightning speed make him an exceptional player. And it may...

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Coming home to Seashell Cottage by Jessica Redland

Coming home to Seashell Cottage

Jessica Redland

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Since the age of sixteen, Clare O'Connell has lived her life by four strict rules: 1. Don't talk about Ireland 2. Don't think about Ireland 3. Don't go to Ireland 4. Don't let anyone in And so far, it's worked well. She's got a great career, amazing ...

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What now? by Shari Low

What now?

Shari Low

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Twenty years ago, Carly Cooper went on an epic quest to track down all the men she'd ever loved and lost in the hope that one of them was her Mr Right. Now, two decades and two teenage sons later, she thinks she might have got it all wrong. As the years...

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An Amish singing by Amy Clipston

An Amish singing

Amy Clipston

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"Hymn of Praise -- Sharon Lambert and Jay Smoker have been friends for a long time, but lately Jay has seen Sharon in a new light. They begin spending time together, and Sharon invites Jay to her family's home to serve dinner and sing traditional hymns...

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Of women and salt by Gabriela Garcia

Of women and salt

Gabriela Garcia

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"In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained...

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No way out by Fern Michaels

No way out

Fern Michaels

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"Ellie Bowman barely remembers the incident that put her into a coma. When she awoke, filled with unease, all she knew for certain was that her boyfriend, Rick, was missing. She knew she needed to get away from her old life and recover in safety. With...

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The great escape from Woodlands Nursing Home by Joanna Nell

The great escape from Woodlands Nursing Home

Joanna Nell

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At nearly ninety, retired nature writer Hattie Bloom prefers the company of birds to people, but when a fall lands her in a nursing home she struggles to cope with the loss of independence and privacy. From the confines of her 'room with a view' - of...

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Because of you by Dawn French

Because of you

Dawn French

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Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock... midnight. The old millennium turns into the new. In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters. Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl. Anna leaves with empty arms. Seventeen...

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Everything happens for a reason by Katie Allen

Everything happens for a reason

Katie Allen

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Mum-to-be Rachel did everything right, but it all went wrong. Her son, Luke, was stillborn and she finds herself on maternity leave without a baby, trying to make sense of her loss. When a misguided well-wisher tells her that 'everything happens for a...

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A Cornish inheritance by Terri Nixon

A Cornish inheritance

Terri Nixon

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Helen Fox and her bon viveur husband Harry are the toast of the Bristol set, in the years immediately following the Great War; popular, successful, and blessed with three charming, though wilful, children. Harry's family own Fox Bay, a hotel and private...

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Echoes in the walls by V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

Echoes in the walls

V. C. (Virginia C.) Andrews

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"Fern and her mother live as servants in Wyndemere House, the old gothic mansion of the Davenport family. And her friendship with Dr. Davenport's son Ryder was never a problem ... until they came of age. An intimate encounter following the high school...

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Off the wild coast of Brittany by Juliet Blackwell

Off the wild coast of Brittany

Juliet Blackwell

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"An unforgettable story of resilience and resistance set during WWII and present-day France on a secluded island off the coast of Brittany. Natalie Morgen made a name for herself with a memoir about overcoming her harsh childhood after finding a new life...

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Dear Emmie Blue by Lia Louis

Dear Emmie Blue

Lia Louis

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"A novel about teenager Emmie Blue, who releases a balloon with her email address and a big secret into the sky, only to fall head-over-heels for the boy who finds it; now, fourteen years later, the one thing Emmie has been counting on is gone for good,...

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In a book club far away by Tif Marcelo

In a book club far away

Tif Marcelo

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"Regina Castro, Adelaide Wilson-Chang and Sophie Walden used to be best friends. As Army wives at Fort East, they bonded during their book club and soon became inseparable. But when an unimaginable betrayal happened amongst the group, the friendship ...

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Early morning riser by Katherine Heiny

Early morning riser

Katherine Heiny

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"Jane easily falls in love with Duncan: he's charming, good-natured, and handsome. He has also slept with nearly every woman in Boyne City, Michigan. Jane sees Duncan's old girlfriends everywhere – at restaurants, at the grocery store, even three towns...

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The funny thing about Norman Foreman by Julietta Henderson

The funny thing about Norman Foreman

Julietta Henderson

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"Norman and Jax are a legendary comedic duo in waiting, with a five-year plan to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe by the time they're fifteen. But when Jax dies before they turn twelve, Norman decides a tribute act for his best friend just can't wait,...

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Facing the dawn by Cynthia Ruchti

Facing the dawn

Cynthia Ruchti

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"Mara Jacobs does her best to hold everything together, despite three detention-prone kids, an unrewarding job, never-ending chores, and a husband thousands of miles away. After a shocking loss, she must lean on those around her to find her way to healing...

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All that we carried by Erin Bartels

All that we carried

Erin Bartels

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"Estranged sisters embark on a hiking trip on the tenth anniversary of their parents' deaths in an attempt to reconnect. In the wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula they'll face their deepest fears, question their most dearly held beliefs, and begin...

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Where the crawdads sing by Delia Owens

Where the crawdads sing

Delia Owens

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"How long can you protect your heart? For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, th...

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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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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 souvenir museum by Elizabeth McCracken

The souvenir museum

Elizabeth McCracken

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"In these stories, the mysterious bonds of family are tested, transformed, fractured, and fortified. A recent widower and his adult son ferry to a craggy Scottish island in search of puffins. An actress who plays a children's game show villainess ushers...

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Good company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Good company

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

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"Flora Mancini has been happily married for more than twenty years. But everything she thought she knew about herself, her marriage, and her relationship with her best friend, Margot, is upended when she stumbles upon an envelope containing her husba...

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First person singular by Haruki Murakami

First person singular

Haruki Murakami

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"A riveting new collection of short stories from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami. The eight masterful stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator: a lonely man. Some of them ......

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Kick the dust by Rhonda Forrest

Kick the dust

Rhonda Forrest

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After three tours of duty in Afghanistan, Liam Andrews is home safe in Queensland. His weekly life drawing class, full of colourful local artists, helps him manage his post-traumatic stress disorder. But he's struggling to open up about a past that s...

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Lullaby beach by Stella Duffy

Lullaby beach

Stella Duffy

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When Lucy discovers the body of her great aunt Kitty, with a puzzling note and empty pill bottles by her bed, she can't believe that the formidable woman who held her family together is gone - or understand why she has taken her own life. Lucy is determined...

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Auntie Poldi and the handsome Antonio by Mario Giordano

Auntie Poldi and the handsome Antonio

Mario Giordano

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Auntie Poldi's idyll is rudely disrupted by John Owenya, detective inspector with the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs, who is also her estranged lying cheat of a husband. Not only is John's sudden reappearance putting a kink in Poldi's dreamy love...

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One summer in Monte Carlo by Jennifer Bohnet

One summer in Monte Carlo

Jennifer Bohnet

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Monte Carlo means different things to different people; a billionaire's playground, overflowing with glitz and glamour but also where dangerous secrets hide. For Nanette Weston, and her then fiance, F1 racing driver Zac Ewart, their dream life came to...

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Heartbreak country by Noelene Jenkinson

Heartbreak country

Noelene Jenkinson

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To overcome her tragic past and move on, Bingun school teacher, Tilly Schroder, longs to love again but her yearning lies neglected. Instinct tells her there is more behind the accidents five years ago but how to uncover the truth? When a stranger returns...

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Contacts by Mark Watson

Contacts

Mark Watson

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James Chiltern boards the 23:50 sleeper train from London to Edinburgh with two pork pies, six beers and a packet of chocolate digestives. At 23:55 he sends a message to all 158 people in his contacts, telling them that he plans to end his life in the...

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The dressmaker of Paris by G. (Georgia) author. Kaufmann

The dressmaker of Paris

G. (Georgia) author. Kaufmann

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Rosa Kusstatscher has built a global fashion empire upon her ability to find the perfect outfit for any occasion. But tonight, as she prepares for the most important meeting of her life, her usual certainty eludes her. As she struggles to select her dress...

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The women of Waterloo Bridge by Jan Casey

The women of Waterloo Bridge

Jan Casey

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London, 1940. After her fiance breaks off their engagement, Evelyn decides to do her part for the war effort by signing up for construction work on Waterloo Bridge. Grieving after her little boy dies in an air raid, Gwen is completely lost when her h...

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The girl from the mill by Chrissie Walsh

The girl from the mill

Chrissie Walsh

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In the drab Yorkshire town of Garsthwaite, Lacey Barraclough works hard in the textile mill, determined to fight for improvements to the dismal working conditions. But she hadn't reckoned on falling in love with the boss's son, Nathan. Before Nathan and...

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The Brighton guest house girls by Lesley Eames

The Brighton guest house girls

Lesley Eames

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Thea's loathsome stepbrother is trying to trick her out of her inheritance of her parents' beautiful house in the seaside town of Brighton by means of a will which Thea believes to be forged. Anna is pregnant and grieving, her explorer fiance lost at...

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A widow's vow by Rachel Brimble

A widow's vow

Rachel Brimble

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1851. After her husband saved her from a life of prostitution, Louisa Hill was briefly happy as a housewife in Bristol. But then, her husband is found dead. Left with no means of income, Louisa knows she has nothing to turn to but her old way of life....

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The villa of dreams by Lucy Coleman

The villa of dreams

Lucy Coleman

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Seren Maddison left behind a rainy Britain to follow her dreams and live and work in Lisbon. The vibrancy, the beautiful scenery and the sunshine, made her fall in love and she knew, instantly, that it would be her forever home. International artist ...

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In pursuit of happiness by Freya Kennedy

In pursuit of happiness

Freya Kennedy

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Jo Campbell is perfectly content in a perfectly structured life. Nothing ever changes in Jo's life, and she likes it that way. Or at least, she tells herself she does. Most of the time, she manages to push down the tiny voice that tells her to chase her...

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Mothers and daughters by Siân O'Gorman

Mothers and daughters

Siân O'Gorman

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Tabitha Thomas gave up on a happy family life with Michael her absent, high-flying husband long ago. Instead, she pooled all her energies into their daughter, Rosie, and her career as headteacher at a local primary school. However, trouble is looming...

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Heading over the hill by Judy Leigh

Heading over the hill

Judy Leigh

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Billy and Dawnie may be in their seventies, but that won't stop them taking chances or starting again. Their grown-up children have families and lives of their own, so now it's Billy and Dawnie's turn, and a life near the sea in Devon beckons.But the...

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The happiness in between by Grace Greene

The happiness in between

Grace Greene

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"Sandra Hurst has left her husband. Again. After dropping out of college to marry Trent, divorcing him, then remarrying him, she’s shown up on her parents’ doorstep nursing her wounds. But her parents refuse to help this time – emotionally or financi...

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Confessions of a curious bookseller by Elizabeth Green

Confessions of a curious bookseller

Elizabeth Green

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"Without question, Fawn Birchill knows that her used bookstore is the heart of West Philadelphia, a cornerstone of culture for a community that, for the past twenty years, has found the quirkiness absolutely charming. When an amicable young indie boo...

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A double dose of love by Kathleen Fuller

A double dose of love

Kathleen Fuller

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"Identical brothers Zeb and Zeke Bontrager have their hands full with a new horse farm, a half-finished ranch house, and a wild colt, thanks to Zeke's hasty business dealings. Now Zeke's bad decisions, hidden debts, and tendency to avoid responsibili...

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Meant to be by Jude Deveraux

Meant to be

Jude Deveraux

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"1972 and times are changing. In the small farming community of Mason, Kansas, Vera Exton is an activist who wants to join her boyfriend in the Peace Corps, but she is doing her duty caring for her widowed mother. Her sister, Kelly, is studying to become...

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