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Another Mother (by Amanda James)

Bloodhound Books (29 Mar, 2018)

Adopted at birth, for years Lu has secretly dreamt of finding her birth mother but childhood bullying has left her with a lack of confidence. When a tragic accident changes her life forever it sets her on a mission to get in contact with her birth mother and find out the reasons behind her adoption. When she tracks down her mother in Cornwall there is an emotional reunion and the pair begin to form a relati ...

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The Retreat (by Mark Edwards)

Thomas & Mercer (10 May, 2018)

Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found—and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive. Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what ...

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The Story Keeper (by Anna Mazzola)

Tinder Press (26 Jul, 2018)

Audrey Hart is on the Isle of Skye to collect the folk and fairy tales of the people and communities around her. It is 1857 and the Highland Clearances have left devastation and poverty, and a community riven by fear. The crofters are suspicious and hostile to a stranger, claiming they no longer know their fireside stories. Then Audrey discovers the body of a young girl washed up on the beach and the cro ...

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A Secret History of Witches (by Louisa Morgan)

Orbit (03 May, 2018)

Brittany, 1821. After Grand-mere Ursule gives her life to save her family, their magic seems to die with her. Even so, the Orchires fight to keep the old ways alive, practicing half-remembered spells and arcane rites in hopes of a revival. And when their youngest daughter comes of age, magic flows anew. The lineage continues, though new generations struggle not only to master their power, but also to keep i ...

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Snap: ‘The best crime novel I’ve read in a very long time’ Val McDermid (by Belinda Bauer)

Black Swan (23 Aug, 2018)

SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS . . . On a stifling summer's day, eleven-year-old Jack and his two sisters sit in their broken-down car, waiting for their mother to come back and rescue them. Jack's in charge, she'd said. I won't be long. But she doesn't come back. She never comes back. And life as the children know it is changed for ever. Three years later, Jack is still in charge - of his sisters ...

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The Cult on Fog Island (The Cult on Fog Island Trilogy, Book 1) (by Mariette Lindstein)

HQ (04 Oct, 2018)

When Sofia meets Franz Oswald, the handsome, charming leader of a mysterious New Age movement, she’s dazzled and intrigued. Visiting his headquarters on Fog Island, Sofia’s struck by the beautiful mansion overlooking the sea, the gardens, the sense of peace and the purposefulness of the people who live there. And she can’t ignore the attraction she feels for Franz. So she agrees to stay, just for a ...

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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.

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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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