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Hope in a Ballet Shoe
Michaela and Elaine DePrince
Review by Katy Hepburn
This memoir follows the upbringing of Michaela DePrince in war-torn Sierra Leone. As a child, Michaela is left orphaned when her father is killed and her mother dies of starvation.
The White Van
Patrick Hoffman
Review by Katy Hepburn

At a dark, dingy bar in San Francisco, Emily drinks whisky and contemplates what she should do with her life when a Russian businessman approaches her.

The Life I Left Behind
Colette McBeth
Review by Penny Batchelor
McBeth’s second novel builds on the success of her first psychological thriller, Precious Thing, but spins an even darker, more claustrophobic world of murder, lies and suspense.
Vendetta
Catherine Doyle
Review by Rebecca Watts
Life for Sophie Gracewell could definitely be going better.
The Year of Taking Chances
Lucy Diamond
Review by Emma Williams
A new year means the opportunity for a new start and brand new resolutions along with it.
Bloodstone
Allan Boroughs
Review by Laura Iredale
If you enjoy epic, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, fantasy journeys, then Bloodstone is the book for you.
 
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Feast of the Innocents
Evelio Rosero
Review by Sue Creed
Doctor Proceso lives a fraught life in Pasto, Colombia. His marriage to a beautiful but capricious wife has descended into bitterness and his two daughters ignore him.

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