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The Tourist Trail (by John Yunker)

Ashland Creek Press (30 Nov, -0001)

Biologist Angela Haynes is accustomed to dark, lonely nights as one of the few humans at a penguin research station in Patagonia. She has grown used to the cries of penguins before dawn, to meager supplies and housing, to spending most of her days in one of the most remote regions on earth. What she isn't used to is strange men washing ashore, which happens one day on her watch. The man won't tell her his n ...

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Talk of the village (by Rebecca Shaw)

Orion (30 Nov, -0001)

The second book in the Turnham Malpas Series.

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Jean in the Morning (by Jane Duncan (Writing as Janet Sandison))

The Companion Book Club (30 Nov, -0001)

The first book in the Apology for the Life of Jean Robertson series

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Jean at Noon (Apology for the life of Jean Robertson / Janet Sandison) (by Janet Sandison)

Macmillan (08 Sep, 1972)

When Charles Simpson comes to seek help from his dead mother's disapproving and parsimonious sisters, it is young Jean who smooths away the difficulties and encourages him in his ambition to be a doctor. Together they become allies, sometimes fellow-conspirators, building a happy, private world which is to be shattered by their own foolhardiness .....

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The Backward Shadow (by Lynne Reid Banks)

Penguin Books Ltd (28 Sep, 1972)

Jane says she doesn't want to be a burden to anyone - least of all to her lover, Toby. She has exchanged the l-shaped room of the earlier novel for a remote country cottage where she nurses her baby. Dottie, another stray, turns up with a proposal unlikely at first sight to succeed.

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A Circle of Stones (by Shelagh Macdonald)

Andre Deutsch Ltd (26 Apr, 1973)

Tini, a beautiful visitor from England, with Pethi, a native boy, explores the Greek island of Serifos.

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The Christmas Mouse (by Miss Read)

Penguin Books Ltd (28 Oct, 1976)

One Christmas Eve a mouse's appearance in an old widow's bedroom leads to a chance encounter with a small boy - a meeting that would be remembered by both of them for a long time.

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No Holly for Miss Quinn (by Miss Read)

Penguin Books Ltd (29 Mar, 1979)

A gentle Christmas story.

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Kiss Kiss (by Roald Dahl)

Penguin, Harmondsworth U.K. (04 Nov, 1987)

Eleven Devious, Shocking Stories from the Master of the Unpredictable.What could go wrong when a wife pawns the mink coat that her lover gave her as a parting gift? What happens when a pricelass piece of furniture is the subject of a deceitful bargain? Can a wronged woman take revenge on her dead husband?In these dark, dangerous stories Roald Dahl explores the sinister side of human nature: the cunning, sly ...

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Love of Seven Dolls (by Paul Gallico)

International Polygonics,U.S. (01 Jan, 1989)

A young girl called Mouche is about to throw herself into the Seine, when her attention is attracted by a voice. It turns out to be the voice of a glove puppet, called Carrot Top. She then meets Reynard the fox, Gigi, Alifanfaron, Dr Duclos, Madame Muscat and Monsieur Nicholas. The story is about her relationship with the seven puppets and their grim puppetmaster, Capitaine Coq, and what happens when she jo ...

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Hideous Kinky (by Esther Freud)

Penguin (25 Feb, 1993)

Two little girls are taken by their mother to Morocco on a 1960s pilgrimage of self-discovery. For Mum, it is not just an escape from the grinding conventions of English life but a quest for personal fulfilment; her children, however, seek something more solid and stable amidst the shifting desert sands.

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The Willow Girls (by Pamela Evans)

Headline (02 Feb, 1995)

Tilly and her daughter Nina have managed the Willow pub throughout the war. But when the war is over they find themselves faced with new problems, not least of which is Baz Paxton, whose ambitions extend beyond the pub. Nina falls for his charms, but there's heartbreak ahead when she discovers she is pregnant with Baz's child...

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