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The Information Officer (by Mark Mills)

Harper (30 Apr, 2009)

Summer, 1942. For the people of Malta, suffering daily bombing raids, the British are the last line of defence against the Nazis. And it is Max Chadwick's job as the information officer to ensure the news the islanders receive maintains morale. So when Max is given proof suggesting a British officer is murdering local women, he knows the consequences of discovery are dire. With the violence on the war-ra ...

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In the Kingdom of Men (by Kim Barnes)

Hutchinson (05 Jul, 2012)

Raised by her grandfather, a strict Methodist minister, in a two-room shack, Gin McPhee never imagined she'd have a husband she loved and a houseboy making her breakfast. When Mason takes a job at the Arabian American Oil company in Saudi Arabia, Gin becomes a company wife, in a company house, in the company compound. Her new life is one of private clubs, dressing for dinner and the illusion of freedom ...

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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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