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The Map of Lost Memories (by Kim Fay)

Hodder & Stoughton (16 Aug, 2012)

The one thing to remember about an adventure is that if it turns out the way you expect it to, it has not been an adventure at all . . . Shanghai, 1925. Irene, a museum curator (and, unofficially, a treasure hunter) is searching for a set of legendary copper scrolls which describe the forgotten history of Cambodia's ancient Khmer civilisation. Her mentor has sent her to China to enlist the help of Si ...

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The Light Between Oceans (by M L Stedman)

Black Swan (09 May, 2013)

The Light Between Oceans A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision. They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

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The Children of Freedom (by Marc Levy)

Harper (04 Oct, 2010)

Early in 1942, two young brothers join a Resistance group. All the members of the group are young, most of their families came from elsewhere in Europe or North Africa and all of them are passionately committed to the freedom of France and Europe. They find they are not welcomed by other French groups and thus Brigade 35 is formed. For most of them, their growing up, their falling in love, their sense of fr ...

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Shadows In Bronze: (Falco 2) (by Lindsey Davis)

Arrow (07 Feb, 2008)

Rome, AD 71 - Against his better judgement, Marcus Didius Falco secretly disposes of a decayed corpse for the Emperor Vespasian, then heads for the beautiful Bay of Naples with his best friend Petronius. He conveniently forgets to mention to his companion that this will be no holiday. They have been sent to investigate the murderous members of a failed coup, now sunning themselves in luxurious villas and on ...

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October Skies (by Alex Scarrow)

Orion (21 Aug, 2008)

2008: Deep in the mountain forests of Wyoming, Julian Cooke stumbles across the rotting remains of a wooden wagon. He's discovered what's left of the Preston Group, a convoy of settlers that vanished in the winter of 1856. It's clear that something horrific happened here all those years ago, but Cooke can only find a few tantalising clues. 1856: as early snows descend, the eclectic group of settlers that fo ...

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The Lords of the North (The Warrior Chronicles, Book 3) (by Bernard Cornwell)

Harper (27 May, 2010)

Enter a world where bloody battles, and heroic deeds combine in the historic struggle to unite Britain in the face of a common enemy. The third instalment in Bernard Cornwell's King Alfred series, follows on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman.

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The Angel's Game (by Carlos Ruiz Zafon)

Phoenix (29 Apr, 2010)

The stunning new novel from the internationally bestselling author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.

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Sold down the River (Benjamin January) (by Barbara Hambly)

Bantam USA (31 May, 2001)

When slave owner Simon Fourchet asks Benjamin January to investigate sabotage, arson, and murder on his plantation, January is reluctant to do any favors for the savage man who owned him until he was seven. But he knows too well that plantation justice means that if the true culprit is not found, every slave on Mon Triomphe will suffer. Abandoning his Parisian French for the African patois of a field han ...

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The Lost Years (by E. V. Thompson)

Sphere (02 Sep, 2010)

A war-time love story between a Royal Flying Corp pilot and a Cornish girl from Heligan.

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Citadel (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (25 Oct, 2012)

Following on from the worldwide success of LABYRINTH and SEPULCHRE comes the final part of the Languedoc trilogy.

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The Thread (by Victoria Hislop)

Headline Review (24 May, 2012)

Thessaloniki, 1917 As Dimitri Komninos is born, fire devastates the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later Katerina Sarafoglou's house in Asia Minor is destroyed by the Turkish army. Losing her mother in the chaos, she flys across the sea to an unknown destination in Greece. Soon her life will become entwined with Dimitri's, and the story of the city i ...

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Sepulchre (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (06 Mar, 2008)

1891. Seventeen-year-old Leonie Vernier and her brother abandon Paris for the sanctuary of their aunt's isolated country house near Carcassonne, the Domaine de la Cade. But in the nearby woods, Leonie stumbles across a ruined sepulchre - and a timeless mystery whose traces are written in blood. 2007. Meredith Martin arrives at the Domaine de la Cade as part of her research for a biography she's writing. But ...

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