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Death of a Friend (West Country Mysteries) (by Rebecca Tope)

Allison & Busby (28 May, 2012)

Nina Cattermole had an unusual death. Headbutted by a horse as she protested against the local Devon hunt. The official verdict is a freak accident but when a hunt saboteur is found dead in a ditch on the day of Nina's funeral, local DC Den Cooper is sent to investigate. It soon becomes clear that this is not another accident. Charlie Gratton was trampled to death by a horse but the blows that killed him we ...

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The Mistress of Alderley (by Robert Barnard)

Allison & Busby (11 Jan, 2002)

Actress Caroline Fawley is enjoying life in her new role as 'the mistress of Alderley'. Her TV work made her popular and wealthy and she laps up the attention she receives from her new neighbours in the Yorkshire village, Alderley. And the romantic weekend visits from her boyfriend, supermarket heir Marius Fleetwood, provide the locals with something to gossip about. But Caroline's idyllic life is shattered ...

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Lesson in Secrets, A (Maisie Dobbs) (by Jacqueline Winspear)

Allison & Busby (27 Aug, 2012)

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A Fall from Grace (by Robert Barnard)

Allison & Busby (15 Feb, 2007)

When Detective Charlie attains the rank of inspector, he decides to relocate to the town of Slepton Edge, along with his pregnant wife, Felicity, and daughter, Carola. When a mysterious death disturbs the village calm, the network of neighbourhood gossip emerges as both Charlie's greatest ally and the biggest obstacle in his path to the truth.

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Stranger in the Family, A (by Robert Barnard)

ALLISON & BUSBY (01 Jul, 2010)

At the age of three, Kit Philipson was abducted whilst on holiday with his family in Italy. He grew up adored by his adopted parents but as his mother lay dying she told him her terrible secret and gave him the name and address of his real mother.

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Sheer Torture (by Robert Barnard)

Allison & Busby (15 Feb, 2007)

It can be a bit of an embarrassment when your old man is done in. Particularly, when you are a rising inspector with CID, and hated his guts. What it meant was that Perry Trethowan had to go back to the home of his ancestors and do a bit of semi-official sleuthing.

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Herring Seller's Apprentice, The (The Elsie and Ethelred Series) (by L C Tyler)

ALLISON & BUSBY (21 May, 2015)

His latest novel is going nowhere, a mid-life crisis is looming and he's burdened by the literary agent he probably deserves: Elsie Thirkettle, a diminutive but determined individual who claims to enjoy neither the company of writers nor literature of any sort. But however bad things look, they can always get worse, as Ethelred discovers when his ex-wife, Geraldine, vanishes close to his Sussex home. When t ...

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Last Post (by Robert Barnard)

ALLISON & BUSBY (26 Jan, 2009)

Everyone in Crossley knew May McNabb as the local headmistress, a woman to respect and love. Within months of retiring May McNabb died of the cancer she had kept secret from her daughter Eve. Lying innocently among the condolence cards and bills, Eve finds a letter with the potential to unravel everything thought she knew about her mother.

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CRY FROM THE DARK, A (by Robert Barnard)

ALLISON & BUSBY (01 Oct, 2004)

Bettina Whitelaw is a grand dame of the English literary scene. Approaching eighty, with a beautiful flat in Holland Park and a comfortable income, her life is not dissimilar to that of her wealthy, elegant neighbours. But her background most certainly is. Brought up in Bundaroo, a small town in the Australian outback, Bettina's childhood was dominated by the relentlessly blazing sun, the long daily walk to ...

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Magpie's Song (The IronHeart Chronicles) (by Pang Allison)

Allison Pang (08 Aug, 2017)

In the slums of BrightStone, Moon Children are worth less than the scrap they must collect to survive. It doesn’t matter that these abandoned half-breeds are part-Meridian with their ancestors hailing from the technologically advanced city that floats above the once-thriving, now plague-ridden BrightStone. Instead they are rejected by both their ancestral societies and forced to live on the outskirts of c ...

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Honeymoon for One (by Beth Orsoff)

Amazon Publishing (18 Sep, 2012)

Being ditched at the altar is the least of Lizzie Mancini’s problems. Sitting in a Caribbean jail cell accused of murdering her “pretend” husband, however, is at the top of the list. After her real groom jilts her, Lizzie decides to go solo on their Belize honeymoon and meets handsome Michael Garcia, who is nursing his own heartache. To avoid the bleakness of dining and sightseeing alone, as well a ...

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Disengaged (by Beth Orsoff)

Amazon Publishing (18 Sep, 2012)

Allie Zenet has nabbed a sparkly diamond ring and the handsome studio exec fiancé that goes with it. Unfortunately that package also includes a domineering future mother-in-law and serious wedding jitters. The thirty-two-year-old Los Angeles entertainment accountant would rather elope, but fiancé Brad seems incapable of saying “no” to mommy’s wedding demands. Allie wonders if anyone knows—or ca ...

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