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The Girl Who Couldn’t Read begins slowly with a tortuously unpleasant description of the medieval practices at an asylum for the mentally ill while Dr John Shepherd, newly appointed assistant to the owner, is being shown around.

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A gripping novel set in contemporary Norway, See You Tomorrow is a true original. The action takes place over three days in September, starting on Tuesday evening when Pal takes his dog for a walk in the woods.

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It is Spring 2011 and for three young men, Doctor Pleasant, Lieutenant Donavon and interpreter Dodge, their minds keep jumping back to 2006, the bloodiest stretch of the Iraq war.

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The discovery of a box containing the bones of two severed hands, from two different people, sparks less of a police investigation and more of a series of events between a group of friends who were children at the time of the crime.

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Following on from her successful first crime novel, Never Forget, Lisa Cutts has produced another nail-biting story. Remember, Remember follows DC Nina Foster as she returns to work after a near-fatal stabbing.

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In Broadchurch we have the classic horror story of lives disrupted by the death of a child.

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It is a feeling that never grows old; that tingle of expectation when the new book of an author you truly admire drops through your door and, rest assured, Michael Robotham is an author who deserves to be admired.

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A crime thriller set against a backdrop of family intrigue and illicit romance, The Good Girl is fast-paced with a staggering finale. Readers will most certainly be struck by the similarities with 2012 phenomenon Gone Girl.

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This gritty, historically-based narrative powerfully unravels the story of recently-appointed foreign minister Mark Lucas, and Alex Rutherford, a young man working for the intelligence services.

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When embarking on a trip to Amsterdam to talk at a Computer Science convention, and then enjoy a clandestine romantic weekend with one of his students, Ariel Panek does not expect to be forced to land in the United Kingdom and be sent to stay at a boarding house in Suffolk.

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