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Hot Tea (First book in The Tea Series) (by Sheila Horgan)

(28 Feb, 2010)

Cara O'Flynn finds herself in an unusual position. She's quit her job and can afford to take a few weeks to find a new career. Plus, her roommate has run off and left her with an empty room to fill. If she can just accomplish those two tasks before her mother finds out she has no income and no one to help pay bills, she's in good shape. The problem - Cara didn't plan for three careers in as many d ...

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An Awfully Big Adventure (by Beryl Bainbridge)

Abacus (06 Feb, 2003)

It is 1950 and the Liverpool reporatory theatre company is rehearsing its Christmas production of Peter Pan, a story of childhood innocence and loss. Stella has been taken on as assistant stage manager and quickly becomes obsessed with Meredith, the dissolute director. But it is only when the celebrated O'Hara arrives to take the lead, that a different drama unfolds. In it, he and Stella are bound together ...

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Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past: A Ballad Novella (by Sharyn McCrumb)

Abingdon Press (23 Sep, 2014)

When someone buys the old Honeycutt house, Nora Bonesteel is glad to see some life brought back to the old mansion, even if it is by summer people. But when they decide to stay through Christmas, they find more than old memories in the walls. On Christmas Eve, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood and Deputy Joe LeDonne find themselves on an unwelcome call to arrest an elderly man for a minor offense. As they at ...

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Down from the Mountain (by Elizabeth Fixmer)

Albert Whitman & Company (03 Mar, 2015)

Eva just wants to be a good disciple of Righteous Path. She grew up knowing that she’s among the chosen few to be saved from Armageddon. Lately, though, being saved feels awfully treacherous. Ever since they moved to the compound in Colorado, their food supplies have dwindled even while their leader, Ezekiel, has stockpiled weapons. The only money comes from the jewelry Eva makes and sells down in Boulder ...

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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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A Perfect Proposal (by Katie Fforde)

Arrow (17 Feb, 2011)

Sophie Apperly has spent her whole life pleasing others – but when she realises her family see her less as indispensable treasure and more as general dogsbody, she decides she’s had enough.So when an old friend offers her the chance of a lifetime, she decides to swap Little England for the Big Apple, and heads off to the land of opportunity. From the moment Sophie hits the bright lights of Manhatta ...

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The Jewel In The Crown (The Raj quartet) (by Paul Scott)

Arrow (07 Apr, 2005)

India 1942: everything is in flux. World War II has shown that the British are not invincible and the self-rule lobby is gaining many supporters. Against this background, Daphne Manners, a young English girl, is brutally raped in the Bibighat Gardens. The racism, brutality and hatred launched upon the head of her young Indian lover echo the dreadful violence perpetrated on Daphne and reveal the desperate st ...

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The Hornbeam Tree (by Susan Lewis)

Arrow (07 Jan, 2010)

Just as celebrated columnist Katie Kiernan thinks life is over, it suddenly arrives on her doorstep in the shape of her sister Michelle, and all the intrigue Michelle brings with her. Friction, resentment and old jealousies make life in their house doubly challenging, as Katie struggles to cope with a rebellious teenager and Michelle longs for the man she has left behind. After a devastating betrayal ...

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If My Father Loved Me (by Rosie Thomas)

Arrow (01 Jan, 2004)

Sadie's life is calm and complete. She is a mother, a good friend, and the robust survivor of a marriage she deliberately left behind. She has come to believe that she has everything she wants, or deserves. But now her father is dying. When she realises that she can never make her peace with him, Sadie begins to look back over her childhood.

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The Secret Life of a Slummy Mummy (by Fiona Neill)

Arrow (31 Jan, 2008)

For Lucy Sweeney, motherhood isn't all astanga yoga and Cath Kidston prints. It's been years since the dirty laundry pile was less than a metre high, months since Lucy remembered to have sex with her husband, and a week since she last did the school run wearing pyjamas. Motherhood, it seems, has more pitfalls than she might have expected. Caught between perfectionist Yummy Mummy No 1 and hypercompetit ...

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Watermelon (by Marian Keyes)

Arrow (04 Nov, 2010)

At twenty-nine, fun-loving, good-natured Claire has everything she ever wanted: a husband she adores, a great apartment, a good job. Then, on the day she gives birth to her first baby, James visits her in the recovery room to inform her that he's leaving her. Claire is left with a beautiful newborn daughter, a broken heart, and a body that she can hardly bear to look at in the mirror. So, in the absence of ...

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The Daughter Of Time (by Josephine Tey)

Arrow (06 Aug, 2009)

Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard, recuperating from a broken leg, becomes fascinated with a contemporary portrait of Richard III that bears no resemblance to the Wicked Uncle of history. Could such a sensitive, noble face actually belong to one of the world's most heinous villains - a venomous hunchback who may have killed his brother's children to make his crown secure? Or could Richard have been the ...

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