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Truly Madly Guilty (by Liane Moriarty)

Michael Joseph (28 Jul, 2016)

Despite their differences, Erika and Clementine have been best friends since they were children. So when Erika needs help, Clementine should be the obvious person to turn to. Or so you'd think. For Clementine, as a mother of a two desperately trying to practise for the audition of a lifetime, the last thing she needs is Erika asking for something, again. But the barbecue should be the perfect way to f ...

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The Shipping News (by Annie Proulx)

SAGE Publications Ltd (01 Oct, 2009)

Quoyle is a hapless, hopeless hack journalist living and working in New York. When his no-good wife is killed in a spectacular road accident, Quoyle heads for the land of his forefathers -- the remotest corner of far-flung Newfoundland. With 'the aunt' and his delinquent daughters -- Bunny and Sunshine -- in tow, Quoyle finds himself part of an unfolding, exhilarating Atlantic drama.

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Swimming Lessons (by Claire Fuller)

Fig Tree (26 Jan, 2017)

'Gil Coleman looked down from the window and saw his dead wife standing on the pavement below.' Gil's wife, Ingrid has been missing, presumed drowned, for twelve years. A possible sighting brings their children, Nan and Flora, home. Together they begin to confront the mystery of their mother. Is Ingrid dead? Or did she leave? And do the letters hidden within Gil's books hold the answer to the truth be ...

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The Stolen Child (by Lisa Carey)

W&N (02 Nov, 2017)

On an island where dreams can come true, be careful what you wish for St Brigid's is a remote island off the west coast of Ireland. It is a barren place and its small community is dwindling. But according to rumour it is a magical place, home to a healing well. Two sisters, Rose and Emer, have resisted the call of the mainland. Rose is beautiful, blessed with love and many children. Emer is unlovely a ...

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The Reading Group (by Elizabeth Noble)

Penguin (25 Feb, 2010)

Five women meet for their first reading group, little realising this social gathering over books and glasses of wine might see them share more than literary debate ... and will, in fact, take each of them to places they'd never imagined. Harriet and Nicole are the ringleaders, best friends who can't quite admit - to themselves or one other - they might be trapped in loveless marriages. While Polly, a det ...

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Your Blue-Eyed Boy (by Helen Dunmore)

Penguin (27 Mar, 2008)

'There are things you should know about blackmail . . . ' At thirty-eight Simone has responsibilities: she's a district judge with two small boys and a husband on the verge of bankruptcy and breakdown. When she receives a letter postmarked New York she has no idea that opening it will threaten all she has worked for and call into question her judgement. For the photographs contained in the letter remind ...

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Happenstance (by Carol Shields)

Fourth Estate (03 Mar, 2003)

These companion novels – by turns touching, compassionate and humorous – tell the stories of Jack and Brenda Bowman. In all the years of their marriage they have hardly ever been apart. In ‘The Wife’s Story’, Brenda, now forty-years-old, and who has been surprised to discover a source of creative energy, is about to spend a week away from their home in a Chicago suburb to attend a craft convent ...

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The Secret by the Lake (by Louise Douglas)

Black Swan (19 Nov, 2015)

A Family Tragedy. Amy's always felt like something's been missing in her life. When a tragedy forces the family she works for as a nanny to retreat to a small lakeside cottage, she realises she cannot leave them now. A Sister' Secret. But Amy finds something unsettling about the cottage by the lake. This is where the children's mother spent her childhood - and the place where her sister disappeared mysterio ...

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Eva Luna (Penguin Essentials) (by Isabel Allende)

Penguin (07 Apr, 2011)

Tells the story of an orphan who beguiles the world with her astonishing visions, triumphing over the worst of adversity and bringing light to a dark place.

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Rough Music (by Patrick Gale)

Harper Perennial (14 May, 2009)

A gripping and unnerving story of a family's secrets and lies, from the bestselling author of 'Notes from an Exhibition'.

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Voices In Summer (by Rosamunde Pilcher)

Sphere (07 Jun, 2007)

Laura, newly married and ever conscious she may be living in the shadow of her husband Alec's first wife, decides to take a holiday with his family in Cornwall. Through the long hot summer days she is slowly charmed by the beautiful old house and the people she learns to know and love. In time her uneasy spirit is soothed by the sparkling, brilliant sea, and her restless heart finally calmed. But is this ...

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The Secret: The #1 Bestselling Author of The Letter (by Kathryn Hughes)

Review (01 Jul, 2016)

Mary has been nursing a secret. Forty years ago, she made a choice that would change her world for ever, and alter the path of someone she holds dear. Beth is searching for answers. She has never known the truth about her parentage, but finding out could be the lifeline her sick child so desperately needs. When Beth finds a faded newspaper cutting amongst her mother's things, she realises the key to her ...

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