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Call of the Curlew (by Elizabeth Brooks)

Doubleday (28 Jun, 2018)

On New Year's Eve, at the age of eighty-six, Virginia feels the time has finally come. In 1939, Virginia is ten, an orphan arriving to meet her new adoptive parents, Clem and Lorna Wrathmell, at their mysterious house, Salt Winds. The house sits right on the edge of a vast marsh, a beautiful but dangerous place. It's the start of a new life for Virginia, but she quickly senses that all is not right betwe ...

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The Chalk Pit: The Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries 9 (by Elly Griffiths)

Quercus (23 Feb, 2017)

Boiled human bones have been found in Norwich's web of underground tunnels. When forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway discovers the bones aren't as old as originally thought, it's time for DCI Nelson to launch a murder inquiry. What was initially just a medieval curiosity has taken a much more sinister nature... Meanwhile, DS Judy Johnson is investigating the disappearance of a local rough sleeper. Th ...

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The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Book 16) (by Alexander McCall Smith)

Little, Brown Book Group (17 Sep, 2015)

Mma Ramotswe is not one to sit about. Her busy life as the proprietress of the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency gives her little time for relaxation. Nonetheless, she is persuaded by her co-director Mma Makutsi to take a holiday.

But Mma Ramotswe finds it impossible to resist the temptation to interfere with the agency's cases - secretly, she intends . . . This leads her to delve into the past of a ...

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Grist Mill Road (by Christopher J Yates)

Macmillan USA (09 Jan, 2018)

The year is 1982; the setting, an Edenic hamlet some ninety miles north of New York City. There, among the craggy rock cliffs and glacial ponds of timeworn mountains, three friends—Patrick, Matthew, and Hannah—are bound together by a terrible and seemingly senseless crime. Twenty-six years later, in New York City, living lives their younger selves never could have predicted, the three meet again—with ...

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The Forgotten Room: a gripping, chilling thriller that will have you hooked (by Ann Troup)

HQ Digital (25 Oct, 2017)

As soon as nurse Maura Lyle sets foot inside the foreboding Essen Grange, she feels shivers ripple down her spine. And the sense of unease only increases when she meets her new patient, Gordon Henderson. Drawn into the Henderson family’s tangled web of secrets and betrayals, Maura can ignore the danger lurking behind every door no longer. Even the door she has been forbidden from opening… Essen Grange ...

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The Silent Girls (by Ann Troup)

Carina (18 Feb, 2016)

What if everything you knew was a lie…This house has a past that won’t stay hidden, and it is time for the dead to speak. Returning to Number 17, Coronation Square, Edie is shocked to find the place she remembers from childhood reeks of mould and decay. After her aunt Dolly’s death Edie must clear out the home on a street known for five vicious murders many years ago, but under the dirt and grime of y ...

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Another Mother (by Amanda James)

Bloodhound Books (29 Mar, 2018)

Adopted at birth, for years Lu has secretly dreamt of finding her birth mother but childhood bullying has left her with a lack of confidence. When a tragic accident changes her life forever it sets her on a mission to get in contact with her birth mother and find out the reasons behind her adoption. When she tracks down her mother in Cornwall there is an emotional reunion and the pair begin to form a relati ...

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The Retreat (by Mark Edwards)

Thomas & Mercer (10 May, 2018)

Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found—and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive. Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what ...

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Snap: ‘The best crime novel I’ve read in a very long time’ Val McDermid (by Belinda Bauer)

Black Swan (23 Aug, 2018)

SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS . . . On a stifling summer's day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack's in charge, she'd said. I won't be long. But she doesn't come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it is changed for ever. Three years later, Jack is still in charge - of his sisters ...

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The Cult on Fog Island (The Cult on Fog Island Trilogy, Book 1) (by Mariette Lindstein)

HQ (04 Oct, 2018)

When Sofia meets Franz Oswald, the handsome, charming leader of a mysterious New Age movement, she’s dazzled and intrigued. Visiting his headquarters on Fog Island, Sofia’s struck by the beautiful mansion overlooking the sea, the gardens, the sense of peace and the purposefulness of the people who live there. And she can’t ignore the attraction she feels for Franz. So she agrees to stay, just for a ...

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My Mother, The Liar: A chilling thriller to read with the lights on (by Ann Troup)

HQ Digital (12 Feb, 2018)

When Rachel Porter’s estranged mother dies, she returns to her family home filled with dread about having to face her past, and the people who populated it. Little does she know that there are dead bodies waiting to be discovered, and a lifetime of secrets are about to unravel.

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The Face of Death (by Cody Mcfadyen)

Hodder Paperbacks (01 May, 2008)

A young woman loses her family, her friends, almost anyone who has ever even done her a kindness to a maniacal serial killer. It's as if every trace of human contact is being wiped out of her life. Her terrifying case is handed to a woman who has had so much of her own happiness snatched away from her: Smoky Barrett, the extraordinary heroine of Mcfadyen's stunning debut SHADOW MAN. Now caring for her ...

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