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Poor Lamb, Poor Lamb (by Henry Hudson)

Cedar Walk (23 Nov, 2017)

Poor lamb, poor lamb, that was what the nun said when he her asked if his parents were dead. It would take many decades before he discovered what she meant…Frankie Lynham is about to undergo heart surgery. On the night before the operation he sits in his kitchen remembering how, just one year before, a woman arrived claiming to be his sister. Her visit rocked his world and launched him on a year-long ques ...

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The Librarian (by Salley Vickers)

Viking (26 Apr, 2018)

Sylvia Blackwell, a young woman in her twenties, moves to East Mole, a quaint market town in middle England, to start a new job as a children's librarian. But the apparently pleasant town is not all it seems. Sylvia falls in love with an older man - but it's her connectionto his precocious young daughter and her neighbours' son which will change her life and put them, the library and her job under threat. ...

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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 Rending and the Nest (by Kaethe Schwehn)

Bloomsbury USA (17 May, 2018)

When 95 percent of the earth's population disappears for no apparent reason, Mira does what she can to create some semblance of a life: She cobbles together a haphazard community named Zion, scavenges the Piles for supplies they might need, and avoids loving anyone she can't afford to lose. She has everything under control. Almost. Four years after the Rending, Mira's best friend, Lana, announces her pre ...

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Voices (Annals of the Western Shore Series Book 2) (by Ursula K. Le Guin)

Gateway (09 Sep, 2010)

Memer is a child of rape; when the Alds took the beautiful city of Ansul, they descecrated or destroyed everything of beauty. The Waylord they imprisoned and tortured for years until finally he is freed to return to his home. Though crippled, he is not destroyed. His life still has purpose. Memer is the daughter of his House, the daughter of his heart.

The Alds, a people who love war, cannot and wi ...

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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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Right Behind You (FBI Profiler) (by Lisa Gardner)

Headline (31 Jan, 2017)

Thirteen-year-old Sharlah Nash knows that the first time her brother killed eight years ago, he did it to save their lives. Now retired FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his wife Rainie Conner have offered Sharlah a new life of safety. She desperately wants to believe this is her shot at happily ever after. Then two people are murdered in their local convenience store and Sharlah's brother is identified ...

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Prey (by Linda Howard)

Piatkus (06 Sep, 2011)

Following the death of her father, Angie Powell takes over his business as a wilderness guide in the Montana mountains. Business is booming until disaster strikes when enigmatic ex-soldier Dare Callahan returns from service and sets up as a rival guide. His hardy exterior and battle scars are an attractive combination for those looking to hire a tough type to help them tackle the mountains - and three ye ...

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Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading (by Lucy Mangan)

Square Peg (01 Mar, 2018)

When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up new worlds and cast light on all the complexities she encountered in this one. She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows into midnight gardens and chocolate factories. She wandered the countryside with Milly-Molly-Mandy, and played by the tracks with the Ra ...

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The Stranger: A gripping story of secrets and lies for fans of Dangerous Crossing and Dinah Jefferie (by Kate Riordan)

Michael Joseph (22 Mar, 2018)

Cornwall, 1940. In the hushed hours of deepest night a young woman is found washed up on the rocks. Was it a tragic accident? Or should the residents of Penhallow have been more careful about whom they invited in? In the midst of war three women arrive seeking safety at Penhallow Hall. Each is looking to escape her past. But one of them is not there by choice. As the threat of invasion mou ...

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Panic Room (by Robert Goddard)

Bantam Press (22 Mar, 2018)

Sometimes the danger is on the inside . . . High on a Cornish cliff sits a vast uninhabited mansion. Uninhabited except for Blake, a young woman of dubious background, secretive and alone, currently acting as housesitter. The house has a panic room. Cunningly concealed, steel lined, impregnable – and apparently closed from within. Even Blake doesn’t know it’s there. She’s too busy being on the ...

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The Pearl Sister (The Seven Sisters) (by Lucinda Riley)

Pan (05 Apr, 2018)

CeCe D’Aplièse has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt – so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster – she finds herself at breaking point. Dropping out of art college, CeCe watches as Star, her beloved sister, distances herself to follow her new love, leaving her compl ...

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