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In That Part Was True, Jackson Cooper and Eve Petworth develop a friendship following Eve’s initial letter to Jackson praising a scene in one of his novels.

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This is the third novel by Canadian-born writer Mary Lawson. It tells of 25-year-old Tom Cartwright, his sister Megan and their father Edward, and the rest of their large family in Struan, a small town in northern Canada.

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In A Hundred Pieces of Me, Gina Bellamy doesn’t expect to find herself moving to a new flat to start life alone in her thirties, but after discovering her husband, Stuart, has been having an affair, that’s exactly the position she finds herself in.

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After dying unexpectedly at the age of 36, leaving behind her husband, Max, and seven-year-old daughter, Ellie, Rachel Myerson finds herself alone in an unknown place, watching various moments in the lives of her family and friends in the aftermath of her passing.

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In recent years Adele Parks has risen to the top of contemporary women’s fiction, a fact exemplified by her last novel – the superb The State We’re In.

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In Golden Boy, Max is his parent's pride and joy, his brother's hero and the object of every girl at his secondary school's affection. He's good at football, he excels in his academic work, and he's liked by his peers.

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There aren’t many book series that can boast nine novels, a television mini-series, a film and a musical. With the publication of the ninth book in the series, The Days of Anna Madrigal, The Tales of the City series, which began as a newspaper column in 1976, can.

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Valerie Mendes' debut Larkswood is a family drama set in the dying days before the start of the Second World War.

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Ani's life passes by to the sound of the trains in Thirroul, her small Australian village. She is Mrs Lachlan, the wife of Mac the railwayman who brought her to the village upon their marriage. With their daughter Isobel and tending to their garden she is a woman defined by her family.

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