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On any terms Alice and the Fly is a stunning novel but as a debut work it is outstanding, marking out James Rice as a new talent to watch. This is a vivid and profoundly disturbing book which will stay with you long after you have closed it.

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Sweltering heat, roasting pork barbecue, mint juleps and key lime pie expertly evoke the hothouse atmosphere of 1930s Florida.

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Writer and journalist Kate Riordan launches us into what will hopefully be a great year for historical fiction in her tender new novel; The Girl in the Photograph. In a smooth demonstration of how to write a compelling dual-narrative novel, Riordan walks us t

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Sophia Tobin’s second novel, The Widow’s Confession, is a twisting mystery set in Broadstairs in 1851. Delphine Beck, the titular widow, has left behind a shameful past in New York City to travel through Europe with her cousin, Julia Mardell.

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This debut psychological thriller is deliciously dark - Before I go to Sleep meets Gone Girl. The Girl on the Train follows the life of Rachel, an alcoholic embittered by her lot in life and desperate for escapism.

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A fascinating historical mystery from a talented new author.   London, 1912: The suffragette movement reaches fever pitch and broke tomboy reporter Frankie George is constantly chasing the best stories.

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Jenny Pepper lives an ordinary life. She is dealing with her teenage daughter, worrying about her weight and working in a bookshop in town. Tired by her mundane and unfruitful life and forever envious of others Jenny Pepper thinks it will never change.

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S J Naudé’s simple but elegant prose creates stories that are incredibly realistic yet the atmosphere is such that the reader experiences a slowly building terror of everything being on the verge of falling apart - that these characters’ lives are as fragile and brittle as the bones of birds, a

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A new year means the opportunity for a new start and brand new resolutions along with it. When a wintry Suffolk New Year's Eve unexpectedly throws Caitlin, Saffron and Gemma together they collectively insist that this should be a year of taking chances, and making changes.

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Life for Sophie Gracewell could definitely be going better. Shunned by the majority of her town, due to her father’s incarceration, Sophie finds herself on the outskirts of society and often pretty lonely.

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