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The Stranger: A gripping story of secrets and lies for fans of Dangerous Crossing and Dinah Jefferie (by Kate Riordan)

Michael Joseph (22 Mar, 2018)

Cornwall, 1940. In the hushed hours of deepest night a young woman is found washed up on the rocks. Was it a tragic accident? Or should the residents of Penhallow have been more careful about whom they invited in? In the midst of war three women arrive seeking safety at Penhallow Hall. Each is looking to escape her past. But one of them is not there by choice. As the threat of invasion mou ...

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House of Shadows (by Nicola Cornick)

MIRA (05 Nov, 2015)

'Fans of Kate Morton will enjoy this gripping tale.' - Candis London, 1662: There was something the Winter Queen needed to tell him. She fought for the strength to speak. 'The crystal mirror is a danger. It must be destroyed - ' He replied instantly. 'It will'. Ashdown, Oxfordshire, present day: Ben Ansell is researching his family tree when he disappears. As his sister Holly begins a desperate search, she ...

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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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Labyrinth (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (01 Jun, 2006)

When Dr Alice Tanner discovers two skeletons during an archaeological dig in southern France, she unearths a link with a horrific and brutal past. But it's not just the sight of the shattered bones that makes her uneasy; there's an overwhelming sense of evil in the tomb that Alice finds hard to shake off, even in the bright French sunshine. Puzzled by the words carved inside the chamber, Alice has an uneasy ...

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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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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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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 Taxidermist's Daughter (by Kate Mosse)

Orion (12 Mar, 2015)

The clock strikes twelve. Beneath the wind and the remorseless tolling of the bell, no one can hear the scream . . . 1912. A Sussex churchyard. Villagers gather on the night when the ghosts of those who will not survive the coming year are thought to walk. And in the shadows, a woman lies dead. As the flood waters rise, Connie Gifford is marooned in a decaying house with her increasingly tormented fat ...

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The Red Tent (by Anita Diamant)

Pan (08 Mar, 2002)

Using the story from Genesis as the basis for this novel, Anita Diamant combines rich story-telling with a new way of looking at the place occupied by women in ancient Jewish society. The central character is Dinah, daughter of Jacob.

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Dissolution (The Shardlake Series) (by C. J. Sansom)

Pan (18 May, 2007)

Henry VIII has proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church and the country is waking up to savage new laws, rigged trials and the greatest network of informers ever seen. Under the order of Thomas Cromwell, a team of commissioners is sent through the country to investigate the monasteries. There can only be one outcome: the monasteries are to be dissolved. But on the Sussex coast, at the monastery of Scar ...

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Time's Echo (by Pamela Hartshorne)

Pan (30 Aug, 2012)

York , 1577: Hawise Aske smiles at a stranger in the market, and sets in train a story of obsession and sibling jealousy, of love and hate and warped desire. Drowned as a witch, Hawise pays a high price for that smile, but for a girl like her in Elizabethan York, there is nowhere to go and nowhere to hide. Four and a half centuries later, Grace Trewe, who has travelled the world, is trying to outrun ...

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The Pearl Sister (The Seven Sisters) (by Lucinda Riley)

Pan (05 Apr, 2018)

CeCe D’Aplièse has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt – so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster – she finds herself at breaking point. Dropping out of art college, CeCe watches as Star, her beloved sister, distances herself to follow her new love, leaving her compl ...

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