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84 Charing Cross Road (by H. Hanff)

Time Warner Paperbacks (24 Jun, 1993)

This book is the very simple story of the love affair between Miss Helene Hanff of New York and Messrs Marks & Co, sellers of rare and secondhand books, at 84 Charing Cross Road, London.

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A Banquet of Consequences: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 16 (by Elizabeth George)

Hodder & Stoughton (27 Oct, 2015)

Inspector Lynley investigates the London end of an ever more darkly disturbing case, with Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata looking behind the peaceful façade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind. But what was the cause of his tragedy and how far might the consequences reach? Is there a link between the young ...

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A Bargain Struck (by Liz Harris)

Choc Lit (07 Sep, 2013)

Does a good deal make a marriage? Widower Connor Maguire advertises for a wife to raise his young daughter, Bridget, work the homestead and bear him a son. Ellen O'Sullivan longs for a home, a husband and a family. On paper, she is everything Connor needs in a wife. However, it soon becomes clear that Ellen has not been entirely truthful. Will Connor be able to overlook Ellen's dishonesty and keep to his si ...

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A Blink of the Screen: Collected Short Fiction (by Terry Pratchett)

Doubleday (11 Oct, 2012)

In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short form fiction collected into one volume. A "Blink of the Screen" charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press,; to the o ...

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A Body on the Porch (Book 10 Dekker Cozy Mystery Series) (by Steve Demaree)

(07 Apr, 2016)

When a retired detective encounters a stranger standing outside a restaurant when both of them are on vacation and the stranger finds out what he did before he retired, the detective jokingly tells the stranger that he will come and solve a murder for him if he goes home and finds a body on his front porch.

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A Brave Bear (by Sean Taylor)

Walker Books (07 Apr, 2016)

From the author of Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise and the illustrator of Wild, comes a story of a daddy and a baby bear, on a day that's as hot as hot can be. When Dad Bear says, "I think a pair of hot bears is probably the hottest thing in the world," Little Bear suggests that they go all the way to the river to cool down. But what will happen when Little Bear tries to impress his dad by doing a big jump acr ...

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A Breath of Autumn (Bello) (by Lillian Beckwith)

Bello (03 May, 2012)

Kirsty MacDonald is a crofter on the idyllic Westisle in the Hebrides, an island she now owns. Her son, Wee Ruari, has started school on the mainland, travelling by boat across the Sound to Clachan, and being separated from her son during the week is a wrench for Kirsty. Twice widowed, she misses the boy’s father, who was tragically drowned, and also her husband’s brother, who became her second husband ...

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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes (by Stephen Hawking)

Bantam (06 Apr, 1995)

Always in the clearest, most accessible terms Stephen Hawkin reviews the great theories of the cosmos from Galileo and Newton to Einstein and Poincare, and then moves on into deepest space for the greatest intellectual adventure of all. Could time run backwards? Will a “no boundary” universe replace the big bang theory? What happens in a universe with eleven dimensions? These are just some of the questi ...

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A Carpet Ride to Khiva: Seven Years on the Silk Road (by Christopher Aslan Alexander)

Icon Books Ltd (01 Jul, 2010)

This is a unique, beautiful and moving account of seven years living in the remote Uzbek desert. "The Silk Road" conjures images of the exotic and the unknown. Most travellers simply pass along it. Brit Chris Alexander chose to live there. Ostensibly writing a guidebook, Alexander found life at the heart of the glittering madrassahs, mosques and minarets of the walled city of Khiva - a remote desert oasis i ...

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A Christmas Cracker: A really lovely feel-good Christmas book (by Trisha Ashley)

Avon (22 Oct, 2015)

This Christmas is about to go off with a bang! Things can’t possibly get worse for Tabby. Framed for a crime she didn’t commit, she suddenly finds herself without a job. Then to make matters worse, Tabby’s boyfriend dumps her and gives her cat away to a shelter. But rescue comes in the form of kindly Mercy. A master of saving waifs and strays, Mercy wants Tabby to breathe new flair into her aili ...

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A Circle of Stones (by Shelagh Macdonald)

Andre Deutsch Ltd (26 Apr, 1973)

Tini, a beautiful visitor from England, with Pethi, a native boy, explores the Greek island of Serifos.

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A Clash of Kings: Book 2 of A Song of Ice and Fire (by George R. R. Martin)

Voyager (06 Jan, 2003)

The second book in the 'A Song of Ice and Fire' trilogy. Sansa Stark is trapped in marriage to the feeble Lannister boy, child of incest, who is King Joffrey. In the North the Starks prepare for battle with the Lannisters.

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