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  • Absolute Beginners
    Absolute Beginners (English, Paperback) Colin MacInnes

    London, 1958. In the jazz clubs of Soho and the coffee bars of Notting Hill the young and the restless - the absolute beginners - are forging a new lifestyle of sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. Moving through this world is MacInnes' young photographer, whose wit and honest views remain definitive of 1950s London and what it means to be a teenager.

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  • Named of the Dragon
    Named of the Dragon (English, Paperback) Susanna Kearsley

    Literary agent Lyn Ravenshaw is invited to spend Christmas in Wales with one of her authors. She hopes to escape the nightmares that have plagued her since the death of her baby, but Lyn finds herself pulled into an ancient Celtic world of haunting legends, dangerous prophecies, and a child destined for greatness ...

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  • The Lost Art of Letter Writing
    The Lost Art of Letter Writing (English, Paperback) Menna van Praag

    In Cambridge a little shop stands where thousands of sheets of beautiful paper and hundreds of exquisite pens wait for someone who, with Clara Cohen's help, will express the true emotions felt to correspondents alive, estranged or dead. When Clara discovers a cache of wartime love letters, she follows them on the start of her own journey.

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  • Signal for Vengeance
    Signal for Vengeance (English, Paperback) Edward Marston

    1860, Wimborne, Dorset. Rebecca Tullidge, miserably married, is having an affair with a railway officer, who she finds dead on the railway tracks. Mayoral hopeful, Mr Feltham calls for the Railway Detective to solve the hideous crime. With a pregnant wife at home, Colbeck must work at speed if he is to return in time for the birth.

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  • Death is a Word
    Death is a Word (English, Hardback) Hazel Holt

    But when Eva's body is discovered after a supposed insulin overdose, Sheila wonders if the killer might still be at large in the charming Devon countryside ...

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  • Dust Clouds of War
    Dust Clouds of War (English, Paperback) John Wilcox

    1914. Simon Fonthill, a fit 59-year-old, is visiting his farm in Northern Rhodesia when the Great War breaks out. Fonthill immediately cables his old boss Kitchener, the newly appointed Minister for War in the British Cabinet, offering his services in the fight against the Kaiser's Germany.

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  • Love and Other Consolation Prizes
    Love and Other Consolation Prizes (Paperback) Jamie Ford

    1909: At the World's Fair a half-Chinese boy is raffled off as a prize. Working in Seattle's famed Red Light District, he falls in love with Maisie, the daughter of a madam, and Fahn, a Japanese maid sold into servitude. In 1962 he looks back on the past and the memories he made with his wife, while his daughter begins to unravel their tragic past.

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  • The Perils of Command
    The Perils of Command (English, Paperback) David Donachie

    John Pearce has to fight on many fronts. Sea battles, emotional turmoil and downright chicanery mix in a stew of blood and scheming until Pearce discovers two facts that should change his life. But is what is being proposed fit for a man now accustomed to war, a man for whom gallantry is the stuff of life?

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  • The Wild Girl
    The Wild Girl (English, Paperback) Kate Forsyth

    Once there were six sisters. The pretty one, the musical one, the clever one, the helpful one, the young one ... And then there was the Wild one. Dortchen Wild has loved Wilhelm Grimm since she was a young girl.The pair meet secretly to piece together a magical fairy tale collection.The story behind the stories of the Brothers Grimm.

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  • Timetable of Death
    Timetable of Death (English, Paperback) Edward Marston

    1859. St Mary's Church, Spondon. A little girl playing hide-and-seek jumps into a freshly-dug grave to find a dead man already occupying it. It is the body of a senior director of the Midland Railway. Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming travel to Derbyshire to investigate.

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  • Bayonets Along the Border
    Bayonets Along the Border (English, Paperback) John Wilcox

    North West India, July 1897. Simon and Alice Fonthill are travelling to India, but they soon realise that the land may not be as peaceful as they believed. Amongst trouble, kidnapping and revolt, Simon must battle against time and incredible odds to rescue his wife and complete the tasks he has been set.

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  • Every Secret Thing
    Every Secret Thing (English, Paperback) Susanna Kearsley

    'No one lives for ever. But the truth survives us all'. Kate Murray is deeply troubled. In front of her lies a dead man, a stranger who only minutes before had approached her wanting to tell her about a mystery, a long-forgotten murder. The crime was old, he'd told her, but still deserving of justice.

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  • The Silk Tree
    The Silk Tree (English, Hardback) Julian Stockwin

    An adventurous tale of mischief, humour and deception, Nicander and Marius face danger of the highest order, where nothing in the land of the Roman Empire is quite what it seems.

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  • Dead of Winter
    Dead of Winter (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Corley

    Seventeen-year-old Isabelle Mattias, the privileged daughter of an artist and a dead rock star, is an unusual teenage girl. When she disappears in the middle of the night, Chief Superintendent Andrew Fenwick arrives to investigate. As unsettling hints of an abusive past surface, Fenwick wonders is it too much to hope that the girl is still alive?

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  • Iris Origo
    Iris Origo (English, Paperback) Caroline Moorehead

    In this biography of Iris Origo, Caroline Moorehead has drawn on unpublished letters, diaries and manuscripts to provide a vivid picture of the life of one of the most intriguing and attractive women of the 20th century.

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  • On a Particular Service
    On a Particular Service (English, Hardback) David Donachie

    John Pearce is going home but things are never that simple. In a whirlwind of action, there are forged wills, devious trades, contrived murders and dangerous spy missions, with so much deceit that Pearce does not know who to trust. All he can hope to do is survive.

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  • The Secret Files Of Sherlock Holmes
    The Secret Files Of Sherlock Holmes (English, Paperback) June Thomson

    The 1939 discovery of a box of Dr. John Watson's papers provides documentation of several of Sherlock Holmes's previously undisclosed cases.

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  • Timetable of Death
    Timetable of Death (English, Hardback) Edward Marston

    1859. St Mary's Church, Spondon. A little girl playing hide-and-seek jumps into a freshly-dug grave to find a dead man already occupying it. It is the body of a senior director of the Midland Railway. Inspector Colbeck and Sergeant Leeming travel to Derbyshire to investigate.

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  • The French Promise
    The French Promise (English, Paperback) Fiona McIntosh

    Luc and Lisette Ravens - a former French Resistance fighter and one-time British spy - have survived the war in Europe, and sail to Tasmania, hoping to rebuild their lives. Law student Max Vogel learns a startling truth. A long-held family secret links him to the Ravens and he holds the key to his own future and to Luc's troubled past.

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  • The Secret Documents Of Sherlock Holmes
    The Secret Documents Of Sherlock Holmes (English, Paperback) June Thomson

    This collection of stories, allegedly written by Doctor Watson, includes the theft of the Vatican cameos, the arrest of Huret the Boulevard assassin, and the terrible death of Crosby the banker.

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