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Harriet Lane
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Harriet Lane has created a taut, unnerving thriller in Her that will keep you in its hold until the devastating conclusion.

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Review by Jade Craddock

"If you want to be a Winslow you will have to change what being a Winslow means. You will have to take them all down."

Lucy Ivison and Tom Ellen
Review by Caroline Carpenter

Sam and Hannah are finishing their A-levels and preparing for university by making plans to get drunk, party with friends and lose their virginity.

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The Good Girl
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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.
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The quirky title of Romain Puértolas' debut novel leaves little room for the imagination.
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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

The Hundred Year House
Rebecca Makkai
Review by Clair Stanton
This is an excellent book; intricately plotted, intelligent and absorbing. The hundred year house is Laurelfield; built in 1900 by Augustus Devohr for his wife, Violet.
Love Love Me Do
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Review by Morag Adlington
Love, Love Me Do points to the innocent naiveté of the 1960s, to an age when the expectation for girls was marriage, family and happy ever after.
The Seventh Miss Hatfield
Anna Caltabiano
Review by Rebecca Watts
When eleven-year-old Cynthia knocks at her neighbour's door, she expects to deliver a package and carry on playing with her dolls. However, her neighbour, Miss Hatfield, has other plans.
Shots Fired
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Review by Janie Philips
In this anthology of short thriller stories, Shots Fired is American writer C.J. Box's mix of tales written over the last decade.

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