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Fans of Lesley Lokko will be delighted by her latest offering, an intensely plotted tale of adventure and intrigue spanning several countries and cultures.

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Oriana Taylor grew up in the auspicious surroundings of Windward – an alternative community of writers, artists, musicians and free thinkers – with her parents Robin and Rachel alongside other families, most notably the Bedwell brothers, Malachy and Jed.

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All the elements of the conventional romantic novel abound in Undertaking Love:  the handsome hero, the exquisite heroine, the faithful sidekicks of both, the malevolent rival and the flashy but flawed competitor for our lady’s affections.

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Amanda Brooke is known for her emotionally intense and gripping novels and her latest is no exception, tackling big issues and real struggles unflinchingly.

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When nine-year-old Miles decides to plant a walkie-talkie in his parent’s bedroom to earwig on his mother, his are the innocent intentions of a pre-adolescent boy – to get to the bottom of a popular TV show so that he can talk about it knowingly to his friends at school.

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Following on from Cupcakes at Carrington’s and Christmas at Carrington’s, Alexandra Brown is back with the next book in the series, Ice Creams at Carrington’s, a perfect summer indulgence.

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Nicole Mary Kelby explores the connections between an Irish seamstress and First Lady Jackie Kennedy in The Pink Suit.

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Family holidays can be a challenging, tense-ridden affair at the best of times but for the Post family who are all "masters of delusion" a two-week vacation on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca is a simmering melting pot of secrets, duplicities and pressure. Franny

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This is the second novel from Women's Prize shortlisted author Heather O’Neill. Like her debut Lullabies for Little Criminals, this is set in Canada and told from the point of view of a young female protagonist - but it is a very different story. 

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Martine Bailey’s first novel, An Appetite for Violets, is lively, well-researched historical fiction seasoned with mystery and culinary tradition.

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Tigerman manages to manage that elusive combination of intelligent, beautiful writing with a story that is imaginative, fast-paced and really good fun. There's plenty to make you think as well as plenty to make you laugh.

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