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The Fourth Sacrifice: China Thriller 2 (China Thrillers) (by Peter May)

riverrun (08 Sep, 2016)

THE SECOND OPINION The Chinese police have once more been forced to enlist the services of American forensic pathologist Margaret Campbell: this time to investigate a series of four horrific ritual executions that have taken place in Beijing. THE THIRD DEGREE Detective Li Yan is determined to discover just how one of the victims in particular, an American diplomat, became caught up in the slaying. ...

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The Copper Beeches: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV (by Andrew Delaplaine)

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (19 Mar, 2012)

Sherlock Holmes IV is a direct descendant of the famed detective whose daring exploits were so vividly chronicled by Dr. John Watson and related to us by Arthur Conan Doyle. This new Sherlock Holmes owns a small hotel on South Beach, and is just as renowned in the present day as his ancestor was in his. In "The Copper Beeches," a nanny reaches out to Sherlock Holmes seeking his advice on whether she should ...

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Blood Bound (Mercy Thompson Novels) (by Patricia Briggs)

Ace Books (30 Jan, 2007)

Mercy has friends in low places--and in dark ones. And now she owes one of them a favor. Since she can shapeshift at will, she agrees to act as some extra muscle when her vampire friend Stefan goes to deliver a message to another of his kind. But this new vampire is hardly ordinary--and neither is the demon inside of him. When the undead and the werewolves sent to find him don't return, the local vampire ...

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The Old Wives' Tale (by Arnold Bennett)

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (09 Feb, 2009)

The Old Wives' Tale deals with the lives of two very different sisters, Constance and Sophia Baines, following their stories from their youth, working in their mother's draper's shop, into old age. It is generally regarded as one of Bennett's finest works. Bennett claimed he was inspired to write the novel upon seeing a particular older woman: "This woman was once young, slim, perhaps beautiful; certainl ...

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Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones's Diary) (by Helen Fielding)

Vintage (19 Jun, 2014)

Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice? Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood? Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and 6 weeks of texting the same as getting married after 2 meetings and 6 months of letter writing in Jane Austen's day? Pondering these, and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of single-motherh ...

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Chocolat (by Joanne Harris)

Black Swan (04 Mar, 1999)

When an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, arrives in the French village of Lansquenet and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church, Father Reynaud denounces her as a serious moral danger to his flock - especially as it is the beginning of Lent, the traditional season of self-denial. As passions flare and the conflict escalates, the whole community takes sides. Can the solemnity of the Church c ...

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The Secret Art of Forgiveness: A feel good romance about coming home and moving on (by Louisa George)

Carina (01 Sep, 2016)

Living in a big city, means you can escape your past…

Until Emily Forrester is called back to Little Duxbury, the chocolate-box English village where she grew up - though it was anything but idyllic for the tearaway teenager. Her estranged step-father, a former high-court judge, is unwell and her step-sisters need her help.

It’s just a week, Emily tells herself, but faced with the lies ...

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The Fifth Rule of Ten: A Tenzing Norbu Mystery (Dharma Detective 5) (by Gay Hendricks)

Hay House Uk (09 Aug, 2016)

Be mindful, both making and keeping commitments, that they be springboards to liberation, instead of suffering. That's the Fifth Rule of Ten. Private investigator and ex-Buddhist monk Tenzing Norbu is wrestling with commitments on all fronts. He and his fiancée, Julie, can't seem to commit to an actual wedding date. Ten's dropped the ball on a pledge to find his assistant Kim's missing brother, Bobby. E ...

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The Red House (by Mark Haddon)

Vintage (25 Apr, 2013)

Two families. Seven days. One house. Angela and her brother Richard have spent twenty years avoiding each other. Now, after the death of their mother, they bring their families together for a holiday in a rented house on the Welsh border. Four adults and four children. Seven days of shared meals, log fires, card games and wet walks. But in the quiet and stillness of the valley, ghosts begin to rise up. ...

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Lily Alone: A gripping and emotional drama (by Vivien Brown)

HarperImpulse (05 Oct, 2017)

What sort of mother would leave her all alone… a gripping and heart-wrenching domestic drama that won’t let you go. Lily, who is almost three years old, wakes up alone at home with only her cuddly toy for company. She is afraid of the dark, can’t use the phone, and has been told never to open the door to strangers. But why is Lily alone and why isn’t there anyone who can help her? What about the ...

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The Secret of Summerhayes (by Merryn Allingham)

HQ (27 Jul, 2017)

Summer 1944: Bombed out by the blitz, Bethany Merston takes up a post as companion to elderly Alice Summer, last remaining inhabitant of the dilapidated and crumbling Summerhayes estate. Now a shadow of its former glory; most of the rooms have been shut up, the garden is overgrown and the whole place feels as unwelcoming as the family themselves. Struggling with the realities of war, Alice is plagued by ...

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Hush Little Baby: The most gripping domestic suspense you’ll read this year (by Joanna Barnard)

Ebury Press (Fiction) (10 Aug, 2017)

When baby Oliver breaks his arm, no-one can (or will) say how it happened. His mother is exhausted. His father is angry. His older sister is resentful. And they all have something to hide.

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