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Unlawful Contact (Berkley Sensation) (by Pamela Clare)

Berkley Trade Pub (30 Nov, -0001)

Journalist Sophie Alton is investigating the disappearance of a young mother, recently paroled and now running from the law with her baby daughter. Sophie's search leads her to Megan's brother Marc, a convicted killer - and the man she shared an unforgettable night with twelve years ago. Together they will follow a dangerous trail, as people on both sides of teh law do everything they can to keep Sophie ...

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Dangerous Desires (by Dee Davis)

Forever (30 Nov, -0001)

A-Tac is an elite CIA unit masquerading as faculty at an Ivy League college. Brilliant, badass, and seemingly bulletproof, the members of A-Tac are assigned to the riskiest missions and the most elusive targets. When the CIA learns that Madeline Reynard, the mistress of international crime-lord Miguel Ramón, can provide the location of a newly developed bio-chemical weapon, they contact A-Tac. And A-Tac ...

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Singled Out (by Trisha Ashley)

Thomas Dunne Books (30 Nov, -0001)

Max, Cassandra Leigh's long-term partner, is handsome, charismatic, sophisticated - and married. Now he's abandoned Cass for a year and taken his wife off to America, leaving her all alone in her dank little cottage. Cass always dreamed that one day she and Max would be married, but now she is waking up to reality like an elderly Sleeping Beauty and realising that not only is the prince missing, there isn't ...

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Jane Eyre (by Charlotte Bronte)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (01 May, 1992)

Jane Eyre is a first-person narrative of the title character. The novel goes through five distinct stages: Jane's childhood at Gateshead, where she is emotionally and physically abused by her aunt and cousins; her education at Lowood School, where she acquires friends and role models but also suffers privations; her time as the governess of Thornfield Hall, where she falls in love with her Byronic employer, ...

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Wuthering Heights (by Emily Bronte)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (01 May, 1992)

Many people, generally those who have never read the book, consider Wuthering Heights to be a straightforward, if intense, love story — Romeo and Juliet on the Yorkshire Moors. But this is a mistake. Really the story is one of revenge. It follows the life of Heathcliff, a mysterious gypsy-like person, from childhood (about seven years old) to his death in his late thirties. Heathcliff rises in his adopted ...

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Mansfield Park (Wordsworth Classics) (by Jane Austen)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (01 May, 1992)

Adultery is not a typical Jane Austen theme, but when it disturbs the relatively peaceful household at Mansfield Park, it has quite unexpected results. The heroine, Fanny Price, has to struggle to cope with the results, re-examining her feelings while enduring the amorality, old-fashioned indifference and priggish disapproval of those around her.

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Pride and Prejudice (by Jane Austen)

Wordsworth Editions Ltd (05 May, 1992)

When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever. In the sparkling comedy of manners that follows, Jane Au ...

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Cross Stitch (Outlander, US) (by Diana Gabaldon)

Arrow Books Ltd (03 Mar, 1994)

Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century - and a lover in another...In 1945, Claire Randall is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon in Scotland. Innocently, she walks through a stone circle in the Highlands, and finds herself in a violent skirmish taking place in 1743. Suddenly, she is a Sassenach, an outlander, in a country torn by war and b ...

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The Daffodil Sea (by Emma Blair)

Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group) (11 May, 1995)

The summer concert in St Petroc, Devon, was never intended to be a life-shattering event, yet for fourteen-year-old Roxanne Hawkins, one of the local farmer's daughters, it is the evening of a lifetime. Entranced by the lights, the magic and the greasepaint, she suddenly realizes that she wants to become part of this fascinating world. So it should have come as no surprise to her parents, when, on the da ...

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Life Skills (by Katie Fforde)

Arrow Books (04 May, 2000)

A combination of overwork and jet-leg propels Julia Fairfax into becoming engaged to a golf-playing wine buff called Oscar. But when she realises that she has fonder feelings for his adorable Labrador than for Oscar himself, she is forced to confront the fact that there is something drastically wrong. Ditching her fiancé and jacking in her job, she decides to revolutionise her life. Her new career as a ...

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Thyme Out (by Katie Fforde)

Arrow Books (03 May, 2001)

When Perdita Dylan delivers her baby vegetables to a local hotel and finds that her unpredictable ex-husband, Lucas, has taken over the kitchen, she is horrified - particularly when she discovers he's being groomed as the latest celebrity chef and needs her picturesque, if primitive cottage, and her, in supporting roles. Her life is further complicated when Kitty, her 87-year-old friend, has a stroke. Pe ...

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The Siege (by Helen Dunmore)

Penguin (30 May, 2002)

Leningrad, September 1941. German tanks surround the city, imprisoning those who live there. The besieged people of Leningrad face shells, starvation, and the Russian winter. Interweaving two love affairs in two generations, THE SIEGE draws us deep into the Levin's family struggle to stay alive during this terrible winter. It is a story about war and the wounds it inflicts on people's lives. It is also a ly ...

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