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The Last Thing She Told Me: Sometimes even the deepest buried secrets will find their way to the sur (by Linda Green)

Quercus (26 Jul, 2018)

Even the deepest buried secrets can find their way to the surface... Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family ...

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The Ice Maiden (by Sara Sheridan)

Severn House Publishers Ltd (31 Jul, 2018)

As she stows away on a ship bound for Antarctica, a young woman uncovers a shocking betrayal. 1842. Stranded on Deception Island in the South Atlantic, her whaling captain husband lost at sea, Karina is destitute and desperate. Disguised as a cabin boy, she stows away on a British ship. But Karina is about to get a nasty surprise. As she grows closer to ship’s surgeon Joseph Hooker, Karina and the r ...

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The House Between Tides (by Sarah Maine)

Atria Books (02 Aug, 2016)

An atmospheric debut novel about a woman who discovers the century-old remains of a murder victim on her family’s Scottish estate, plunging her into an investigation of its mysterious former occupants. Following the death of her last living relative, Hetty Deveraux leaves London and her strained relationship behind for Muirlan, her ancestral home in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides. She intends to renovate ...

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The Angel's Mark: A gripping historical thriller for fans of C. J. Sansom (by S. W. Perry)

Corvus (06 Sep, 2018)

LONDON, 1590. Queen Elizabeth I's control over her kingdom is wavering. Amidst a tumultuous backdrop of Spanish plotters, Catholic heretics and foreign wars threatening the country's fragile stability, the body of a small boy is found in the City of London, with strange marks that no one can explain. When idealistic physician Nicholas Shelby finds another body displaying the same marks only days later, h ...

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The Secret: An absolutely gripping psychological thriller (by K.L. Slater)

Bookouture (27 Jul, 2018)

Louise is struggling to cope. As a busy working mum, she often has to leave her eight-year-old son Archie at her sister Alice’s flat. Alice and Louise used to be close. But there’s a lot they don’t know about each other now - like the bottle of vodka Louise hides in her handbag, Alice’s handsome new friend and the odd behaviour of her next-door neighbour. Archie is a curious little boy. He l ...

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Women of the Dunes (by Sarah Maine)

Atria Books (24 Jul, 2018)

From the author of the acclaimed novels The House Between Tides and Beyond the Wild River, a rich, atmospheric tale set on the sea-lashed coast of west Scotland, in which the lives of a ninth-century Norsewoman, a nineteenth-century woman, and a twenty-first-century archeologist weave together after a body is discovered in the dunes. Libby Snow has always felt the pull of Ullanessm a lush Scottish island ...

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The Girl in the Letter: The most gripping, heartwrenching page-turner of the year (by Emily Gunnis)

Review (01 Aug, 2018)

When Ivy Jenkins falls pregnant she is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's, a dark, brooding house for unmarried mothers. Her baby is adopted against her will. Ivy will never leave. Present day. Samantha Harper is a journalist desperate for a break. When she stumbles on a letter from the past, the contents shock and move her. The letter is from a young mother, begging to be rescued from St Margaret's. Before ...

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Do Not Disturb: Be careful who you let inside . . . (by Claire Douglas)

Michael Joseph (09 Aug, 2018)

Could your dream home be your worst nightmare? After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family. And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives. Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see. It's seventeen years since she tore everything apart. Why has she chosen now to walk back into Kirsty's life? Is Selena running ...

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Song of the Damned (Phineas Fox Mystery) (by Sarah Rayne)

Severn House Publishers Ltd (31 Jul, 2018)

The headmistress of Cresacre Abbey School has asked Phineas Fox to establish whether an opera, to be performed as part of the school's bicentenary celebrations, plagiarises an earlier work. During the course of his investigations, Phin discovers that curious legends about the school's past still linger, including the fate of a group of nuns who disappeared without trace more than 200 years before. What exac ...

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The Turn of Midnight: The much anticipated second instalment to the bestselling novel The Last Hours (by Minette Walters)

Allen & Unwin (04 Oct, 2018)

As the year 1349 approaches, the Black Death continues its devastating course across England. In Dorseteshire, the quarantined people of Develish question whether they are the only survivors. Guided by their beloved young mistress, Lady Anne, they wait, knowing that when their dwindling stores are finally gone they will have no choice but to leave. But where will they find safety in the desolate wasteland o ...

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Beyond Black (by Hilary Mantel)

Fourth Estate (04 Mar, 2010)

A comically sinister tale of wicked spirits and suburban mediums from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of ‘Wolf Hall’ and ‘Bring Up the Bodies’. Alison Hart, a medium by trade, tours the dormitory towns of London’s orbital ring road with her flint-hearted sidekick, Colette, passing on messages from beloved dead ancestors. But behind her plump, smiling persona hides a desperate woman: she kno ...

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The Thieftaker's Trek (by Joan S. Sumner)

Bastei Entertainment (10 Jul, 2018)

Murder. Abduction. An attic full of frightened children.London, 1810. The industrial revolution roars across England like a steam locomotive. Cotton mills and factories rake in profits thanks to cheap labor. Not from illicit African slave trade-but by enslaving little children.When young Harry is lured from home with a penny, he can hardly believe his luck. Now he can help his widowed mother put food on the ...

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