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The Ballroom Café (by Ann O'Loughlin)

Black and White Publishing (18 Jun, 2015)

Sisters Ella and Roberta O'Callaghan live in separate wings of their crumbling Irish mansion. They haven't spoken for decades, torn apart by a dark family secret from their past, and only communicate through the terse and bitter notes they leave for each other in the hallway. Debbie, an American woman, is searching for her birth mother. She has little time left but as she sets out to discover who she rea ...

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Arms Wide Open (by Tom Winter)

Corsair (17 Apr, 2014)

Jack and Meredith are non-identical twins; the only similarity between them is their lives rapidly falling apart. Jack's high-flying career in advertising has crashed and burned. Meredith's world is also crumbling - a decomposing yogurt in her fridge now a symbol of her failed marriage. Her children, Jemima and Luke, offer little support, too consumed with the worlds of online dating and amateur taxidermy. ...

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Our Endless Numbered Days (by Claire Fuller)

Fig Tree (31 Dec, 2015)

1976: Peggy Hillcoat is eight. She spends her summer camping with her father, playing her beloved record of The Railway Children and listening to her mother's grand piano, but her pretty life is about to change. Her survivalist father, who has been stockpiling provisions for the end which is surely coming soon, takes her from London to a cabin in a remote European forest. There he tells Peggy the rest of th ...

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The Winter Children (by Lulu Taylor)

Pan (03 Dec, 2015)

Behind a selfless act of kindness lies dark intentions ...Olivia and Dan Felbeck are blissfully happy when their longed-for twins arrive after years of IVF. At the same time, they make the move to Renniston Hall, a huge, Elizabethan house that belongs to absent friends. Living rent-free in a small part of the unmodernised house, once a boarding school, they can begin to enjoy the family life they've always ...

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The Lake House (by Kate Morton)

Mantle (22 Oct, 2015)

The Lake House by Kate Morton is the mysterious and enchanting fifth novel from the number one bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper. A missing child...June 1933, and the Edevane family's country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. Alice Edevane, sixteen years old and a budding writer, is especially excited. Not only has ...

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The Letter (by Kathryn Hughes)

Headline Review (08 Oct, 2015)

Every so often a love story comes along to remind us that sometimes, in our darkest hour, hope shines a candle to light our way. Discover the Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide...Tina Craig longs to escape her violent husband. She works all the hours God sends to save up enough money to leave him, also volunteering in a charity shop to avoid her unhappy home. Whilst going ...

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The Sisters (by Claire Douglas)

Harper (13 Aug, 2015)

One lied. One died. When one sister dies, the other must go to desperate lengths to survive After a tragic accident, still haunted by her twin sister's death, Abi is making a fresh start in Bath. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, she is quickly drawn into their privileged and unsettling circle. When one sister lies, she must protect her secret at all costs As Abi tries to keep up with the demands of ...

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The Christmas Surprise (Rosie Hopkins) (by Jenny Colgan)

Sphere (08 Oct, 2015)

Includes mouth-watering recipes Rosie Hopkins, newly engaged, is looking forward to an exciting year in the little sweetshop she owns and runs. But when fate strikes Rosie and her boyfriend, Stephen, a terrible blow, threatening everything they hold dear, it's going to take all their strength and the support of their families and their Lipton friends to hold them together. After all, don't they say it takes ...

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The Seven Sisters (by Lucinda Riley)

Pan (23 Apr, 2015)

Maia D'Aplièse and her five sisters gather together at their childhood home, 'Atlantis' - a fabulous, secluded castle situated on the shores of Lake Geneva - having been told that their beloved father, the elusive billionaire they call Pa Salt, has died. Maia and her sisters were all adopted by him as babies and, discovering he has already been buried at sea, each of them is handed a tantalising clue to th ...

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Mendel's Dwarf (by Simon Mawer)

Abacus (07 Jul, 2011)

Like his great-great-great uncle, the early geneticist Gregor Mendel, Dr Benedict Lambert is struggling to unlock the secrets of heredity. But for Benedict the mission is particularly urgent and personal, for his is afflicted by achondroplasia. He is a dwarf. When a chance meeting leads him to the acceptance that he craves, he begins a journey towards correcting the injustice of his own capricious genes, wi ...

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The Courage Tree (by Diane Chamberlain)

MIRA (01 Nov, 2013)

Janine wants her child to live a normal life full of adventure, so she lets her precious daughter go on her first overnight camping trip. When Sophie disappears, Janine is immediately facing a countdown she has no control over. Because Sophie isn’t like every other girl...she suffers from a rare disease. Every day her daughter is missing is one day closer to her death. A race against time. A race ...

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The Pearl That Broke Its Shell: A Novel (by Nadia Hashimi)

William Morrow Paperbacks (12 Feb, 2015)

The entwined stories of two Afghan women separated by a century who find freedom in the tradition of bacha posh, which allows girls to dress and live as boys - until they are of marriageable age.

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