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Quarter Past Two on a Wednesday Afternoon
Linda Newbery
Review by Katie Clapham
Having already built a solid reputation in children’s literature, Linda Newbery’s first adult offering has the kind of slow-burning secrets that only the mature can endure.
 
Solitaire
Alice Oseman
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
An honest and gritty account of teenage life by 19-year-old author Alice Oseman.
 
Tori despairs of the other students in the sixth form at "Higgs".
Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught up with Rupert Murdoch
Nick Davies
Review by Sinead Fitzgibbon
On 8 July 2009, at half past four in the afternoon, the Guardian newspaper posted a story on their website written by investigative journalist Nick Davies.

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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.
H is for Hawk
Helen Macdonald
Review by Nigel Roby
H is for Hawk is a story of grief at a father’s death, of a life regained, and, yes, of a goshawk.
When Paris Went Dark
Ronald Ronsbottom
Review by Penny Batchelor
The occupation of Paris by German forces in 1940, following the so-called "phoney war" period of the Second World War, is a dark, sinister and hotly-debated period in the French capital's history
Every Second Counts
Sophie McKenzie
Review by Kristy Rabbitt
The thrilling sequel to Split Second, Every Second Counts is action-packed.
 
A terrorist attack destroyed their families, leading to them join wha
What's the Drama Malibu Bennet?
Michelle Gayle
Review by Caroline Downie
I love Remy Bennet, she is the antidote to celebrity culture.
Shots Fired
C.J. Box
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.
Remember Me This Way
Sabine Durrant
Review by Anahita Mody
Remember Me This Way is the new psychological thriller by Sabine Durrant.

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