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The Host (by Stephenie Meyer)

Sphere (02 Jul, 2009)

Melanie Stryder refuses to fade away. The earth has been invaded by a species that takes over the minds of their human hosts while leaving their bodies intact, and most of humanity has succumbed. Wanderer, the invading 'soul' who has been given Melanie's body, knew about the challenges of living inside a human: the overwhelming emotions, the too-vivid memories. But there was one difficulty Wanderer didn't e ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Official Playscript of the Original West (by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne)

Sphere (25 Jul, 2017)

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play received its world premiere in London’s West End on 30th July 2016. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now ...

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The King is Dead (by Suzannah Lipscomb)

Head of Zeus (05 Nov, 2015)

On 28 January 1547, the sickly and obese King Henry VIII died at Whitehall. Just hours before his passing, his last will and testament had been read, stamped and sealed. The will confirmed the line of succession as Edward, Mary and Elizabeth; and, following them, the Grey and Suffolk families. It also listed bequests to the king's most trusted councillors and servants. Henry's will is one of the most intrig ...

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Seeking Robinson Crusoe (by Tim Severin)

Pan (06 Jun, 2003)

Combining travel to remote islands and shores with brilliant literary detective work, Seeking Robinson Crusoe is a tale of adventure and discovery and is a fantastic journey into myth and history.

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Girl Having a Ball (Smart Girls Book 2) (by Rhoda Baxter)

Choc Lit (25 Sep, 2016)

Although Stevie lost her parents when she was very young, she’s always been able to rely on her brother, Marsh. But now Marsh is married and Stevie feels like she is losing him too. Determined to prove her independence, Stevie sets about transforming her life, giving up her dead-end job and following her passion for events management. Her first assignment takes her to a stunning manor house in Oxford whe ...

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Doomsday Book (S.F. MASTERWORKS) (by Connie Willis)

Gollancz (08 Nov, 2012)

For Kivrin Engle, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity's history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received. But a cris ...

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Archangel's Consort: Book 3 (The Guild Hunter Series) (by Nalini Singh)

Gollancz (10 Feb, 2011)

Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux and her lover, the lethally beautiful archangel Raphael, have returned home to New York only to face an uncompromising new evil ... A vampire has attacked a girls¿ school - the assault one of sheer, vicious madness - and it is only the first act. Rampant bloodlust takes vampire after vampire, threatening to make the streets run with blood. Then Raphael himself begins to sho ...

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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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