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Little Girl Lost (Coorah Creek 3) (by Janet Gover)

Choc Lit (07 Nov, 2016)

When Tia Walsh rides into the small town of Coorah Creek on a Harley-Davidson, Sergeant Max Delaney senses that everything about her spells trouble. But Tia's trouble is not all of her own making, and the dangerous past she tried to leave behind is hot on her heels. Sarah Travers has returned home after three years of college to find that her parents have been keeping a devastating secret. Her childhood ...

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Deadly Election: Flavia Albia 3 (Falco: The New Generation) (by Lindsey Davis)

Hodder Paperbacks (22 Oct, 2015)

In the blazing July heat of imperial Rome, Flavia Albia inspects a decomposing corpse. It has been discovered in lots to be auctioned by her family business, so she's determined to identify the dead man and learn how he met his gruesome end. The investigation will give her a chance to work with the magistrate, Manlius Faustus, the friend she sadly knows to be the last chaste man in Rome. But he's got other ...

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Book One of the Jaz Parks Series (by Jennifer Rardin)

Orbit (18 Oct, 2007)

Vayl is the CIA's top assassin. A master of black ops, he has never failed. He's also a 291-year-old vampire. Assigned to protect Vayl, if such a formidable creature can be said to require protection, is Jasmine Parks - 'Jaz' to her friends. But Jaz has got problems - and not just the run-of-the-mill ones you'd expect from someone whose job consists of putting her life on the line for an undead assassin. ...

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The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (by Deborah Rodriguez)

Sphere (11 Apr, 2013)

In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, five very different women come together. SUNNY, the proud proprietor, who needs an ingenious plan - and fast - to keep her café and customers safe. YAZMINA, a young pregnant woman stolen from her remote village and now abandoned on Kabul's violent streets. CANDACE, a wealthy American who has finally left her husband for her Afgh ...

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Red Rising (by Pierce Brown)

Hodder & Stoughton (25 Sep, 2014)

The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it. The Reds are humanity's last hope. Or so it appears, until the day Darrow discovers it's all al lie. That Mars has been habitable - and inhabited - for generations, by a class of people calling themselves the Gol ...

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The Trespasser: Dublin Murder Squad: 6. The gripping Richard & Judy Book Club 2017 thriller (by Tana French)

Hodder Paperbacks (20 Apr, 2017)

The case that will make Detective Antoinette Conway's murder squad career. Or break it. There's the murder squad you set your sights on at the beginning: the one where you're playing knife-edge mind-games with psychopathic geniuses. And there's the one you actually work on. The night shifts. The vicious pranks that go too far. Sifting the dregs for the case that might just be special. Tonight's case i ...

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The Lavender House (by Hilary Boyd)

Quercus (09 Feb, 2017)

Nancy de Freitas is the glue that holds her family together. Caught between her ageing, ailing mother Frances, and her struggling daughter Louise, frequent user of Nancy's babysitting services, it seems Nancy's fate is to quietly go on shouldering the burden of responsibility for all four generations. Her divorce four years ago put paid to any thoughts of a partner to share her later years with. Now it look ...

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here (by Patrick Ness)

Walker Books (05 May, 2016)

Award-winning writer Patrick Ness's bold and irreverent novel powerfully asks what if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who's supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death? What if you were like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows u ...

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Housekeeping (by Marilynne Robinson)

Faber & Faber (07 Jul, 2005)

Acclaimed on publication as a contemporary classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucille, orphansgrowing up in the small desolate town of Fingerbone in the vast northwest of America. Abandoned by a succession of relatives, the sisters find themselves in the care of Sylvie, the remote and enigmatic sister of their dead mother. Steeped in imagery of the bleak wintry landscape around them, the sist ...

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Dear Mother: A gripping and emotional story that will make you sob your heart out (by Angela Marsons)

Bookouture (01 Feb, 2014)

After their death of the cruel and abusive mother, estranged sisters Alex, Catherine and Beth reunite once again. Alex, the youngest, is a bitter, unhappy woman who refuses to face the horrors of her childhood. Finding solace in a bottle, her life is spiralling dangerously out of control. Eldest child, Catherine, has strived for success, despite her difficult upbringing. But behind the carefully const ...

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Family Secrets: Shame and Privacy in Modern Britain (by M D Deborah Cohen)

Oxford University Press, USA (24 Apr, 2013)

We live today in a culture of full disclosure, where tell-all memoirs top the best-seller lists, transparency is lauded, and privacy seems imperiled. But how did we get here? Exploring scores of previously sealed records, Family Secrets offers a sweeping account of how shame--and the relationship between secrecy and openness--has changed over the last two centuries in Britain. Deborah Cohen uses detailed sk ...

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Katwalk (Kat Colorado Mystery series) (by Karen Kijewski)

Headline (03 Jan, 1994)

Kat Colorado, a private eye, gets more than she bargains for when her friend Charity's soon-to-be-ex-husband Sam, claims to have lost $200,000 in the Vegas casinos and she is sent to find out if he's telling the truth.

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