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The titular house at the end of Hope Street is a special place, appearing just as you are about to lose all hope. It’s no usual haven, there is something magical about this house, where ghosts appear and photographs talk.

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Following the recent literary craze for the lives of early 20th century celebrities, in her second novel Villa America, Klaussmann follows hotly on the footsteps of authors like Therese Anne Fowler, creating, with the help of some thorough research and undoubtable passion for her subject

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Six years ago, 20-year-old Rona Leonard left her sister Fiona’s flat and disappeared. Now, exhausted by her mundane life and the heavy cost of childcare, Fiona has reached breaking point.

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Mark Henshaw has a way of describing his settings that form vivid mental pictures, informed by his years as curator at the National Gallery of Australia.

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This is a short but beautifully crafted novel set in the Amazonian rainforest. The prose is clean and spare and Panos Karnezis makes every word count in this simple but haunting tale of moral choices.

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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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James is struggling, both with the moral implications of working in corporate advertising and with the darker side of his fragile mental health.

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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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Take an ordinary street and behind the many front doors will be an assortment of characters and stories. Bernardine Bishop does exactly this in her wonderful, understated novel, The Street

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