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When Alice Salmon’s dead body is found in a river professor Jeremy Cooke, an academic at Salmon’s university, takes a particular interest.

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One hundred and fifty years after the flu ravaged the population, the world is a very different place. The sun bakes the desert land, pumping cancerous rays onto the few human survivors and the mutant creatures that stalk the land.

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Any new Nora Roberts novel is a delight for her fans; a welcome escape into a world where all problems have a solution and there are positive outcomes from times of struggle and difficulty. The Liar is no exception with a feast of engaging characters, beautifully drawn; a fearsome p

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The Good Girl is a familiar story of adultery, sexuality and family secrets but told through well-realised characters with such fascinating perspectives into human temptation that it rises above the usual clichés which these themes normally inspire. The title of this exhilarating fa

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Welcome to Orient, a secluded and tight-knit community village nestled on the east of Long Island, far from the bright lights of New York. Home to the long-term residents with property and land passed down from generation to generation, Orient is the epitome of tranquility.

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Orkney Twilight is a strangely compelling book; the plot is actually quite simple but it unwinds slowly, with confusion and misunderstanding and misinterpretation tangling every development.

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“Everything you have just read is a lie.” Written by Renee Knight, a graduate of the Faber Academy, Disclaimer begins with Catherine Ravenscroft being sick after reading a book she finds in her flat.

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Nicholas struggles to fit in. A genius at school with a love of maths and music, he finds himself with no friends and talking to the tree in the backyard planted in memory of his prematurely born brother.

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Jack Jolly’s summer holiday has not got off to a flying start. He recently moved to the small village of Grindle in the middle of nowhere and with no friends to speak of Jack anticipates an interminably long break with absolutely nothing to keep him occupied.

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When 16-year-old Sunshine Griffith and her mother Kat move from sunny Texas to damp and dreary Ridgemont, Sunshine senses immediately that there is something strange about their rented house.

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There is much to intrigue and engage the reader in Vanishing Girls. It is told from two points of view by sisters Dara and Nicole. It covers the time before a car accident and after which Nick seems to survive unscathed and Dara is less lucky.

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