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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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Emerald Fennell takes another step towards mastering the art of macabre children's fiction with her new darkly comic murder mystery.

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Dr Lise Shields works with the most deadly criminals in America. At Menaker psychiatric hospital all are guilty and no one ever leaves. Then she meets Jason Edwards. 

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Demon Road is the story of Amber, an American teenage girl who finds out that she is a demon. As are her parents. In fact, her parents entered into pact with a shining demon in order to become powerful and immortal.

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The Loney is a compelling read - dark, original and creepy. The story centres on a family as they make their annual pilgrimage to a shrine at the loney, a desolate stretch of land on the English coast, in order to cure their son, the narrator’s brother Hanny, of mutism.

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Set in the Lake District, as with her first two novels, The Mistake I Made focuses on Roz Toovey, a physiotherapist and single mum who has lost her business and is in thousands and thousands of pounds of debt.

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Gilly Macmillan’s debut deals with every mother’s nightmare: You let your child run ahead for a little while and he disappears. But for Rachel this is only the beginning of the nightmare.

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The Time of the Clockmaker is a curiously charming tale of a girl lost in time and in great danger. Rebecca Hatfield is the latest in a line of women with the same name who have become immortal through no choice of their own.

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“I have only ever tried to do my best. To be the best man I could be. The best son, the best brother, the best lover, the best friend. I have never managed to be the best at anything.”

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In the near future, technologically enhanced superspy Peter Caswell is dispatched on a top-secret assignment unlike any he's ever faced. A spacecraft that vanished years ago has been found, along with the bodies of it's murdered crew - save one.

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Grim, macabre, detailed: Black-Eyed Susans doesn’t spare its readers. On the first page we meet the teenage Tessie as she tells us that 32 hours of her life are missing. And that the things she remembers from that period, she would rather not: "Insects gnawing into a smooth, soft check.

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