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The Habit of Widowhood (by Robert Barnard)

Simon & Schuster (23 Jan, 2009)

A young girl is brought up in seclusion by her elderly parents who are obsessed with isolating her from the sinfulness of life in the wicked world. When, to secure her future, they marry her off to an elderly widower, they set in motion events more terrible than the most hateful of parents could have foreseen.A woman with an enticing sexual secret marries an elderly gentleman - and then another and another. ...

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Sharp Ends: Stories from the World of The First Law (by Joe Abercrombie)

Gollancz (26 Apr, 2016)

The Union army may be full of bastards, but there's only one who thinks he can save the day single-handed when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta.
Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is.

Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disa ...

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Breakfast at Tiffany's (by Truman Capote)

Penguin Classics (27 Apr, 2000)

It's New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from cocktail hour till breakfast at Tiffany's. And nice girls don't, except, of course, for Holly Golightly: glittering socialite traveller, generally upwards, sometimes sideways and once in a while - down. Pursued by to Salvatore 'Sally' Tomato, the Mafia sugar-daddy doing life in Sing Sing and 'Rusty' Trawler, the blue-chinned, cuff-shooting millionaire ...

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Dead After Dark (by J.R. Ward, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Susan Squires, Dianna Love)

Saint Martin's Press Inc. (02 Dec, 2008)

"Shadow of the Moon" by Sherrilyn Kenyon: Angelia has fought her entire life to make herself strong. Now, with her patria under fire, she has to protect her people from Fury and his werewolf clan. Vowing to bring him to justice, Angelia sets out alone...until the hunter becomes the hunted, and the only way for her to survive is to trust the very wolf she's sworn to kill. "The Story of Son" by J.R. Ward: Cla ...

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Heavenly Date And Other Flirtations (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Canongate Books (06 Sep, 2003)

A collection of short stories focusing on romantic encounters from the author of THE NO. 1 LADIES' DETECTIVE AGENCY

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The Mistletoe Bride and Other Haunting Tales (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (24 Oct, 2013)

The perfect winter story collection from the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH, SEPULCHRE and CITADEL.

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Mr. Wrong (by Elizabeth Jane Howard)

Pan Books (08 Apr, 1993)

This is a selection of stories including "Summer Picnic" and "The Devoted" which epitemize the author's earlier work, as well as more recent stories including "Child's Play" and "Pont du Gard" as well as "The Proposition" and "Whip Hand".

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A Season to Remember (by Sheila O'Flanagan)

Headline Review (27 Oct, 2011)

It's Christmas at Sugar Loaf Lodge and everyone checking in to the luxury hotel has their reasons for spending the holiday away from home. A heartbroken guest tries to put the past behind her; a stressed couple long for peace and quiet; a young woman eagerly anticipates a romantic night with the man she loves - although he should be spending it with somebody else. And it's not just the guests who are ...

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The Last Dance and Other Stories (by Victoria Hislop)

Headline Review (23 May, 2013)

In ten powerful stories, Victoria Hislop takes us through the streets of Athens and into the tree-lined squares of Greek villages. As she evokes their distinct atmosphere, she brings vividly to life a host of unforgettable characters, from a lonesome priest to battling brothers, and from an unwanted stranger to a groom troubled by music and memory. These bittersweet tales of love and loyalty, of separation ...

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Further Under the Duvet (by Marian Keyes)

Penguin (07 Sep, 2006)

Slide Further Under the Duvet, get yourself comfortable and let Marian take you places you've never been before ... Places like the Irish air-guitar championships, a shopping trip to Bloomingdales with a difference and Cannes with a chronic case of Villa-itis. Along the way you'll encounter knicker-politics, fake tans, sticky-out ears and passionate love affairs both with make-up and Toblerones. And ...

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Not Safe After Dark: and other works (by Peter Robinson)

Pan (04 Nov, 2005)

A chilling collection of short tales from the author of the bestselling Inspector Banks series

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The Innocence of Father Brown (by G. K. Chesterton)

Waking Lion Press (30 Jul, 2008)

The Innocence of Father Brown is the first book of G.K. Chesterton's ingenious, thoughtful, and lyrically written mystery stories featuring the unassuming little priest who solves crimes by imagining himself inside the mind and soul of criminals, thus understanding their motives. The stories are full of paradox, spiritual insight, and "Chestertonian fantasy," or seeing the extraordinary in the ordinary. In ...

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