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To Catch a King (by Jack Higgins)

Open Road Integrated Media LLC (30 Nov, -0001)

It is the Second World War. Hitler dreams of conquering Britain and when he does he will need someone to rule, someone who sympathises with him, maybe someone who has already had to give up a throne and might like it back ?

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Shelley and His World (by Claire Tomalin)

Encore Editions (30 Nov, -0001)

"Shelley and His World" was universally acclaimed on publication as an ideal introduction to the poet's life and work. This much-requested reissue is guaranteed to delight Claire Tomalin's loyal readership. 'A vivid, amusing yet heartbreaking picture of Shelley emerges: poetry, politics, travel, friendships, love-affairs, scandals, mysteries, children, visions - all gracefully combined' - "London Review of ...

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Death On The High Cs (by Robert Barnard)

Mysterious Press (30 Nov, -0001)

Opera singers are often described as being larger than life, and certainly this is true of Gaylene Ffrench. Her appetites - for men, for booze, for attention - are gargantuan, and her ability to irritate is similarly outsized. So when someone electrocutes the bombastic Australian contralto, few tears are shed at the Northern Opera Company (though it's a pity her understudy's so lousy). In fact, most of ...

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The Enchantment Emporium (by Tanya Huff)

Daw Books (30 Nov, -0001)

The Gale family can change the world with the charms they cast, and they like to keep this in the family. Alysha Gale is tired of having all her aunts try to run her life, both personally and magically. So when the letter from her Gran arrives willing her a "junk" shop in Calgary, Alysha jumps at the chance. It isn't until she gets there that she realizes her customers are fey. And no one told her there's t ...

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The Boys from Brazil (by Ira Levin)

Pan Books (London) (30 Nov, -0001)

In this classic thriller, Ira Levin imagines Dr Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to restore the Third Reich. Alive and hiding in South America, thirty years after the end of the Second World War, Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a sinister project - the creation of the Fourth Reich. Ageing Nazi hunter Yakov Lieberman is informed of the plot but before he hears the evidence, his source is kil ...

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The Final Curtsey (by Margaret Rhodes)

Umbria Press (30 Nov, -0001)

This is the intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes, the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and the niece of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into the Scottish aristocracy, into a now almost vanished world of privilege. Royalty often came to stay and her house was run in the style of Downton Abbey. In the Second World War years she 'lodged' at Buckingham Palace while she ...

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Hush (by Anne Frasier)

Onyx Books (30 Nov, -0001)

Ivy Dunlap's son was murdered 16 years ago. A sudden phone call and Ivy's nightmare is reawakened - the Madonna Murderer is back, a killer who murders new mothers and their newborn sons

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Fever Season (Benjamin January) (by Barbara Hambly)

Bantam (30 Nov, -0001)

The summer of 1833 has been one of brazen heat and brutal pestilence, as the city is stalked by Bronze John—the popular name for the deadly yellow fever epidemic that tests the healing skills of doctor and voodoo alike. Even as Benjamin January tends the dying at Charity Hospital during the steaming nights, he continues his work as a music teacher during the day. When he is asked to pass a message from ...

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The Men in Her Life (by Imogen Parker)

Index Books (30 Nov, -0001)

Holly is sexy, successful, single and wondering what's next... Clare is married, a mother, miserable, and longing for change... Two sisters, unaware of each other's existence until they meet at their father's funeral - and after that, their lives will never be the same. The Men in Her Life is about madonnas and whores and the bargains and compromises people make in the name of love. It's abou ...

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent (by Barbara Paul)

Harlequin Books (Mm) (30 Nov, -0001)

One day, while Larch is on duty in Manhattan's Lower East Side, four top-level employees of a laser technology firm--all with some level of government security clearance--are found murdered, handcuffed together and shot through the eye. Everyone agrees that their deaths are meant as a warning, but to whom or about what neither the company's president nor anyone else can fathom. Hindered by a partner who res ...

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Fire and Ice (Liam Campbell Mysteries) (by Dana Stabenow)

Dutton / Signet (30 Nov, -0001)

Alaska State Trooper Liam Campbell, demoted and reassigned to the remote bush town of Newenham, literally steps off the plane into a murder scene. Dealing with death is never simple, but when the woman leaning over the body proves to be Liam's old flame, it’s evident that his new job is about to become much more complicated. From Newenham’s cast of eccentric—and sometimes hair-trigger—residents, ...

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Baby Seal All Alone (by No Author)

Myraid (30 Nov, -0001)

Baby Seal discovers the world.

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