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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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Encounters (by Barbara Erskine)

HarperCollins (11 Jul, 1991)

This is a collection of 40 stories to illustrate the author's talent for capturing the spirit of a place. The stories include 'A Face in the Crowd' and 'A Step Out of Time'. Barbara Erskine is the author of 'Lady of Hay' and 'Kingdom of Shadows'.

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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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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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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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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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Destinations (by Sheila O'Flanagan)

Headline Review (03 Jul, 2006)

Two eavesdropping train passengers learn more than they bargained for about their own love lives; an office-party fling has unforeseen consequences for a young woman and for a marriage; a suburban housewife is forced to face her past when her estranged mother, famous and exotic, makes contact after many years; an office worker who imagines herself an undercover agent finds her commute to work livened up by ...

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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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Connections (by Sheila O'Flanagan)

Headline Review (11 Jan, 2007)

In touching, poignant and delicious tales of life by the ocean, Sheila introduces some of the most likeable and interesting characters she's created. There's Tara, who's arrived with the man she wants to marry only to find that a rejected lover is planning to get in the way; Grainne, who's been sent with her husband by their children to celebrate their anniversary, and who thinks the time has come to move o ...

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Penguin Popular Classics) (by Arthur Conan Doyle)

Penguin Classics (25 Jan, 2007)

A collection of stories, including 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'A Case of Identity', 'The Red-Headed League' and 'The Boscombe Valley Mystery'.

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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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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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