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Forensic psychologist, Paula Maguire returns in Claire McGowan’s spectacular follow up to The Lost.

All the Things You Are
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Esther Goldfaden is a Holocaust survivor and now lives out her days in New York, a city that has given her a whole new life, with her daughter Rosalind and her husband Frank and her granddaughters,

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Massimo is just nine when his mother dies.

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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.

The May Bride
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Review by Penny Batchelor

Tudor history has proved a mine of inspiration to historical fiction writers such as Philippa Gregory.

Do No Harm
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Do No Harm humanizes the impregnable clinicism of the neurosurgeon, and offers a unique insight into the personal and professional experience of the medical practitioner.

The Norway Room
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Review by Charlotte Eyre

The lives of a13-year-old hiding from social services, ex-coppers and dodgy nightclub owners all interweave in Mick Scully's new thriller The Norway Room, a densely plotted look at Birming

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In Shotgun Lovesongs, rock star Leland Sutton returns to his hometown with the aim of making his girlfriend fall in love with Wisconsin.

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