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The Wife (by Meg Wolitzer)

Vintage Digital (22 Jan, 2015)

A Husband. A Wife. Their Secret Joe and Joan Castleman are en route to Helsinki. Joe is thinking about the prestigious literary prize he will receive there, while Joan is plotting how to leave him. For too long she has played the role of supportive wife, turning a blind eye to his misdemeanours, whilst quietly being the keystone of his success. But behind the compromises, the disappointment and disillusi ...

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Summer On The River (by Marcia Willett)

Transworld Digital (27 Aug, 2015)

Evie loved the house. The bright, sunny rooms looking across the river. The terraced gardens with fruit trees growing against the high stone walls. The scent of lavender at the end of a hot day. It was a family house. As summer beckons, Evie’s family gathers once more at the beautiful old riverside house they all adore. But when Evie discovers a secret that threatens their future, a shadow falls ove ...

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It Ends With Revelations (by Dodie Smith)

Corsair (15 Mar, 2012)

During a summer festival in an English spa town Miles Quentin, a distinguished actor, and his devoted wife become friendly with the local MP Geoffrey Thornton, and his young daughters Robin and Kit. All of these attractive, intelligent and busy people seem untroubled at first. But the surface of their lives conceals problems which start to come to light after the Quentin's return to their London theatre wor ...

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Follow a Star (Choc Lit) (Little Spitmarsh Book 2) (by Christine Stovell)

Choc Lit (03 Jun, 2014)

Sometimes your heart’s the only navigator you need May Starling’s had enough of her demanding career and even more demanding ex. Responding to a ‘crew-wanted’ ad, she follows her dreams of escape only to find herself at sea with red-haired Bill Blythe. Bill warns May that close-quartered living can create a boiling pot of emotions, but even May is surprised by the heat building up inside the vinta ...

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Ella Minnow Pea (by Mark Dunn)

Methuen (13 May, 2012)

Ella Minnow Pea is a novel told through a series of letters, set on the fictional island of Nollop, home to the great Nevin Nollop, inventor of the pangram “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog”. The islanders have erected a monument to their hero, but one day the letter ‘z’ falls from the statue’s inscription. To the despair of the residents, the island’s governing council interpret the ...

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Sisterland (by Curtis Sittenfeld)

Transworld Digital (06 Jun, 2013)

For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect – they share a hidden gift. But after Kate inadvertently reveals their secret when they are thirteen years old, their lives are set on diverging paths. Twenty years later Kate, a devoted wife and mother, has settled down in the suburbs to raise her two young children. Violet is single, a ...

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A Spring Affair (THE FOUR SEASONS) (by Milly Johnson)

Simon & Schuster UK (06 Apr, 2009)

When Lou Winter picks up a dog-eared magazine in the dentist's waiting room and spots an article about clearing clutter, she little realises how it will change her life. What begins as an earnest spring clean soon spirals out of control. Before long Lou is hiring skips in which to dump the copious amounts of junk she never knew she had. Lou's loved ones grow disgruntled. Why is clearing out cupboards sud ...

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Shutter Man (by Richard Montanari)

Sphere (13 Aug, 2015)

Your face is a blur to him. But your body still bleeds. The Farren family has been a plague upon Philadelphia's most dangerous neighbourhood, the Devil's Pocket, for generations. There, row after row of tumbledown houses hide dark secrets - none darker than Billy, the youngest Farren. Afflicted by a syndrome that means he can't recognise faces, Billy must use photographs to identify his family - a ...

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The Summer of Secrets (by Sarah Jasmon)

Transworld Digital (13 Aug, 2015)

The summer the Dovers move in next door, sixteen-year-old Helen's lonely world is at once a more thrilling place. She is infatuated with the bohemian family, especially the petulant and charming daughter Victoria. As the long, hot days stretch out in front of them, Helen and Victoria grow inseparable. But when a stranger appears, Helen begins to question whether the secretive Dover family are really what ...

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The Little Flower Shop by the Sea (by Ali McNamara)

Sphere (30 Jul, 2015)

The blossom is out in the little Cornish harbour town of St Felix But Poppy Carmichael's spirits aren't lifted by the pretty West Country spring. Inheriting her grandmother's flower shop has forced her to return to Cornwall, a place that holds too many memories. Poppy is determined to do her best for the sake of her adored grandmother, but she struggles with the responsibility of the more-shabby-than- ...

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Caroline (by Richmal Crompton)

Bello (27 Aug, 2015)

"Caroline knows best." Caroline's mother ran away from her father when Caroline was four years old, and her father and stepmother died fifteen years later, leaving her with a young step-brother and two young step-sisters to bring up. Orphaned, and in the care of their eldest sister, the three children grow up in a world where one thing is true: "Caroline knows best." The children adore her, but as the ...

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The Great Village Show (by Alexandra Brown)

Harper (02 Jul, 2015)

Tindledale is in a tizzy . . . The Village Show competition is coming around again and after last year’s spectacular failure, the villagers are determined to win. Meg, teacher at the local school, is keen to help and to impose some much-needed order. After a terse encounter with a newcomer to the village, Meg discovers that it is celebrity chef and culinary bad boy, Dan Wright. Meg thinks he is arro ...

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