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These Shallow Graves is an historical novel set in America around the turn of the 19th century which skilfully weaves together fact and fiction in a plot filled with mystery and romance.

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The final novel from the late Queen of Crime Ruth Rendell (who died in May 2015) is an immersive psychological suspense told with a dash of deliciously dark humour. 

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The eighth and latest novel in Susan Hill’s Simon Serrailler series takes an honest and often almost unbearable look at the crimes, minds and motivations of paedophiles.

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Zeroes is a YA book with a real difference. This is the opening instalment of a thrilling new series about five ordinary teens with extraordinary stories and a collaboration of bestselling author Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti.

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Blurb on the cover of this book likens it to the bestselling psychological thriller The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins, yet Please Don’t Leave Me Here is more subtle than Hawkins’ novel; while it also has the staples of the genre (twists, turns and a murder mystery)&nbs

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Iris Vallarcas lives a secluded existence with her father in a sprawling mansion, the very last of the Villarca family. Shunning any outsiders Iris is forced to follow a strict set of rules laid out by her father, supposedly for her own protection.

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Originally published in Japan in 1981 The Tokyo Zodiac Murders is a classic example of the Japanese honkaku school of murder mysteries, focused on plot and clues rather than motivation.

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This story will capture the hearts of all who read it. Set in the Democratic Republic of Congo around the plight of its gorillas and the many other issues that affect the daily lives of its people. 

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Hilary Freeman’s novel is born from the same mould as "Sliding Doors" and The Versions of Us, it asks the same questions about identity and the myriad of potential lives within a single person.

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