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Murderers are stalking the dirty streets of 17th century London. Christopher Rowe, an apothecary’s apprentice, is plunged into a deadly treasure hunt, following a trail of clues left to him by his master Benedict Blackthorn.

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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 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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Mikey and his group of close-knit friends are nervously approaching graduation when things start to get weird in their small town. "Indie kids" are disappearing and dying, deer are rising from the dead zombie-style and when did people start to have having glowing blue eyes?

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In a Paris ravaged by magic-laced wars, the great houses which are led by fallen angels, struggle to gain and maintain power in their crumbling, war-torn city. The story focuses on House Silverspires, which once was the most powerful of houses but now struggles with the unexplained

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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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The brilliant thing about this book is that there is no overarching antagonist until the very latter part of the novel. Becky Chambers trusts that the reader will familiarise themselves with her superbly realised cast before needing to bring in any sign of tension.

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A reinvention of all your favourite literary monsters, Mel Foster and the Demon Butler is a fresh and exciting tale of Victorian England with more than a few unusual happenings that you won't find in the history books. 

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Bryony Mailer is a bored, 24-year-old history graduate working as a junior day receptionist at the Fetch Brothers Golf Spa Hotel near Arbroath.

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Trollhunters tracks the coming-of-age of Jim Sturgess Jnr., a seemingly ordinary kid with an over-protective father. Jim’s uncle, Jack, was the last child to vanish during a spate of child disappearances in 1969, the last of the "milk carton kids".

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