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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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  • The Lost Art of Letter Writing
    The Lost Art of Letter Writing (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Legacy of Greyladies
    Legacy of Greyladies (English, Paperback) Anna Jacobs

    Phoebe Latimer is holding the fort at Greyladies while her husband is serving in the army. But someone is targeting the old house - and Phoebe - in order to get rid of the German internees. One nasty trick after another puts her life at risk, and the life of her unborn baby.

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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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  • The Hawkshead Hostage
    The Hawkshead Hostage (Hardback) Rebecca Tope

    Persimmon 'Simmy' Brown's florist shop in Windermere is struggling for money, so a contract to provide floral displays for a hotel in Hawkshead couldn't have arrived at a better moment. However, Simmy's association with the hotel soon turns sinister when she finds a body in the lake.

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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 Ghost of Christmas Paws
    The Ghost of Christmas Paws (Paperback) Mandy Morton

    It's a week before Christmas and Hettie and Tilly set out on a very dangerous case for The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency. Lady Eloise Crabstock-Singe has summoned them to Crabstock Manor to solve the mystery of Christmas Paws, a servant cat who haunts the Manor intent on killing off all the Crabstocks.

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  • Errors of Judgment
    Errors of Judgment (English, Paperback) Caro Fraser

    The bestselling Caper Court series recounts the lives and loves of a group of London barristers - packed with romance, scandal, office politics, corruption, and deceit.

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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 Girl from Simon's Bay
    The Girl from Simon's Bay (Paperback) Barbara Mutch

    1937. Simon's Town is a vibrant and diverse community in the Union of South Africa. Louise Ahrendts dreams of being a nurse instead of entering domestic service as expected. With the Second World War arrives Lieutenant David Horrocks. Despite their differences and a changing society around them, Louise and David are determined to be together.

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

    London, 1916. Crowds cheer as a great fireball drops slowly down and crashes in a field but the one person unable to watch is Simon Wilder. While he is staring up at the sky, he is stabbed to death and left in an alleyway. It will prove to be a very puzzling case for Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy...

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  • Guilt in the Cotswolds
    Guilt in the Cotswolds (English, Paperback) Rebecca Tope

    Thea Osborne's latest house-sitting assignment is a little different to the rest. She finds herself in the village of Chedworth. She is tasked with creating an inventory of Rita Wilshire's possessions, requested by her son, Richard Wilshire, after moving her into a care home. All goes to plan, until Thea finds Richard dead in a barn.

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