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The Time Traveler's Wife (by Audrey Niffenegger)

Vintage (06 Jan, 2005)

This is the story of a love affair between Henry & Clare. They first meet when Claire is 6 and Henry is 36 but marry when Claire is 20 and Henry 28. Henry is a time traveller.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows)

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (01 Jun, 2009)

This is the story of an author in post war Britain who receives fan mail from a member of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society". The book follows their correspondence & the writer's correspondence with other Islanders & friends. The story tells of the Islanders life within the German occupation & follows the writer as she visits the island. The book is written in letter format.

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The Uncommon Reader (by Alan Bennett)

Faber & Faber / Profile Books (26 Jun, 2008)

Walking the corgis one evening the Queen encounters a mobile library and borrows a book to be polite. Nothing in the palace will ever be the same again.

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Saint Maybe (by Anne Tyler)

Vintage (19 Jun, 2008)

When 18 year old Ian procks the bubble of his family's optimistic self-deception, his brother drives into a wall, his sister-in-law falls apart and his parents age before is eyes. Consumed with guilt, Ian seeks forgiveness.

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The Village Newcomers (Tales from Turnham Malpas) (by Rebecca Shaw)

Orion (02 Sep, 2010)

Two newcomers arrive in Turnham Malpas, creating drama and upheaval. Another warm, witty and lively tale of village life from bestselling author Rebecca Shaw.

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When She Was Bad (by Jonathan Nasaw)

Pocket Books (04 Aug, 2008)

Two dangerous people who should never have met. Two people with fragmented personalities. Two ingenious lovers who have engineered a bloody escape.

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East of the Sun (by Julia Gregson)

Orion (12 Jun, 2008)

Autumn 1928. Three young women are on their way to India, each with a new life in mind. Rose, a beautiful but naive bride-to-be, is anxious about leaving her family and marrying a man she hardly knows. Victoria, her bridesmaid couldn t be happier to get away from her overbearing mother, and is determined to find herself a husband. And Viva, their inexperienced chaperone, is in search of the India of her chi ...

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The Shack (by Wm Paul Young)

Hodder Windblown (17 Jul, 2008)

Mackenzie Allen Philips' youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later in the midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgement he arrives at t ...

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Vision in White (Bride Quartet) (by Nora Roberts)

Piatkus Books (25 Apr, 2009)

The first of a quartet of books about four friends who run a wedding planning business

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Fall On Your Knees (by Ann-Marie MacDonald)

Vintage (03 Jul, 1997)

FALL ON YOUR KNEES takes us from haunted Cape Breton island in Nova Scotia through the battlefields of World War I into the emerging jazz scene in New York City, and immerses us in the lives of four unforgettable sisters. This is a story of family relationships, racial strife, miracles, attempted murder, birth and eath, and an extraordinary love affair.

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An Unforgettable Lady (by J. R. Ward, Jessica Bird)

Signet Book (06 Jul, 2010)

Grace Hall is a society beauty-but her fortune has made her the target of a madman killing off Manhattan's most influential women. Her new live-in bodyguard is uncompromising, hard-hearted John Smith. Moving into Grace's penthouse is the last thing he wants, but saying no isn't an option. As he meets his new client, angry sparks ignite between them-as does an incendiary desire.

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The Stone Diaries (by Carol Shields)

Fourth Estate (03 Mar, 2003)

In her autobiography Daisy tells of how after a youth marked by sudden death and loss she escapes into conventionality as a middle-class wife and mother. Years later she becomes a successful gardening columnist and experiences the kind of awakening that thousands of her contemporaries in mid-century yearned for but missed in alcoholism, marital infidelity and bridge clubs. The events of Daisy's life, howev ...

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