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The Story Keeper (by Anna Mazzola)

Tinder Press (26 Jul, 2018)

Audrey Hart is on the Isle of Skye to collect the folk and fairy tales of the people and communities around her. It is 1857 and the Highland Clearances have left devastation and poverty, and a community riven by fear. The crofters are suspicious and hostile to a stranger, claiming they no longer know their fireside stories. Then Audrey discovers the body of a young girl washed up on the beach and the cro ...

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A Secret History of Witches (by Louisa Morgan)

Orbit (03 May, 2018)

Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep i ...

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The Stranger: A gripping story of secrets and lies for fans of Dangerous Crossing and Dinah Jefferie (by Kate Riordan)

Michael Joseph (22 Mar, 2018)

Cornwall, 1940. In the hushed hours of deepest night a young woman is found washed up on the rocks. Was it a tragic accident? Or should the residents of Penhallow have been more careful about whom they invited in? In the midst of war three women arrive seeking safety at Penhallow Hall. Each is looking to escape her past. But one of them is not there by choice. As the threat of invasion mou ...

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The Pearl Sister (The Seven Sisters) (by Lucinda Riley)

Pan (05 Apr, 2018)

CeCe D’Aplièse has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt – so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster – she finds herself at breaking point. Dropping out of art college, CeCe watches as Star, her beloved sister, distances herself to follow her new love, leaving her compl ...

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Things Bright and Beautiful (by Anbara Salam)

Fig Tree (05 Apr, 2018)

When Bea Hanlon follows her preacher husband Max to a remote island in the Pacific, she soon sees that their mission will bring anything but salvation. For Advent Island is a place beyond the reaches of even her most fitful imaginings. It's not just the rats and the hordes of mosquitos and the weevils in the powdered milk. Past the confines of their stuffy little house, amidst the damp and the dust and the ...

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The Sealwoman's Gift (by Sally Magnusson)

Two Roads (08 Feb, 2018)

In 1627 Barbary pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted some 400 of its people, including 250 from a tiny island off the mainland. Among the captives sold into slavery in Algiers were the island pastor, his wife and their three children. Although the raid itself is well documented, little is known about what happened to the women and children afterwards. It was a time when women everywhere were lar ...

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The Key: From the #1 bestselling author of The Letter (by Kathryn Hughes)

Headline Review (04 Oct, 2018)

1956 It's Ellen Crosby's first day as a student nurse at Ambergate County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets a young woman committed by her father, and a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' for mental illness, little does Ellen know that a choice she will make is to change all their lives for ever... 2006 Sarah is drawn to the abandoned Ambergate Asylum. Whilst exploring the old corrid ...

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On The House (The Hudson & Lawes Trilogy) (by Helen Maskew)

Unbound Digital (31 Jul, 2017)

1838 and under the new Poor Law the destitute are now housed in union workhouses. Two men unknown to each other seek to uncover the suspected mistreatment of inmates in a small Suffolk workhouse. Edgar Lawes is a local landowner and justice of the peace; Ambrose Hudson a London journalist. Establishing himself on the board Lawes is immediately disturbed by the inhumanity he finds. Hudson becomes an inmate a ...

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The Toymakers (by Robert Dinsdale)

Del Rey (08 Feb, 2018)

It is 1917, and while war wages across Europe, in the heart of London, there is a place of hope and enchantment. The Emporium sells toys that capture the imagination of children and adults alike: patchwork dogs that seem alive, toy boxes that are bigger on the inside, soldiers that can fight battles of their own. Into this family business comes young Cathy Wray, running away from a shameful past. The ...

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The Coven (Beatrice Scarlet) (by Graham Masterton)

Head of Zeus (08 Feb, 2018)

London, 1758: Beatrice Scarlet, the apothecary's daughter, has found a position at St Mary Magdalene's Refuge for fallen women. She enjoys the work and soon forms a close bond with her charges. The refuge is supported by a wealthy tobacco merchant, who regularly offers the girls steady work to aid their rehabilitation. But when seven girls sent to his factory disappear, Beatrice is uneasy. Their woul ...

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The Crow Garden (by Alison Littlewood)

Jo Fletcher Books (05 Oct, 2017)

Haunted by his father's suicide, Nathaniel Kerner walks away from the highly prestigious life of a consultant to become a mad-doctor. He takes up a position at Crakethorne Asylum, but the proprietor is more interested in phrenology and his growing collection of skulls than the patients' minds. Nathaniel's only interesting case is Mrs Victoria Adelina - Vita - Harleston: her husband accuses her of hysteria a ...

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The Last Hours (by Minette Walters)

Allen & Unwin (02 Nov, 2017)

June, 1348: the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in the county of Dorsetshire. Unprepared for the virulence of the disease, and the speed with which it spreads, the people of the county start to die in their thousands. In the estate of Develish, Lady Anne takes control of her people's future - including the lives of two hundred bonded serfs. Strong, compassionate and resourceful, L ...

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